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About Hotel Equatorial Melaka


Malacca, just one and a half hours south of Kuala Lumpur and a two hours' drive from Singapore, is rich in history, culture, heritage, and tradition. Boasting famous historical sites, which date back to the 1500s, Malacca is a melting pot of unique cultures and cuisines. Malacca is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and standing in the hub of Malacca is Hotel Equatorial Melaka, a 5-star, 22-story international business class hotel that is within walking distance to all the main historical spots, central business districts, and shopping outlets.

At Hotel Equatorial Melaka, staff goes the distance to make your stay a pleasant and memorable one. This includes making detailed efforts on the little things, which make a big difference to ensure you have the convenience and comfort you desire during your stay. When in Malacca, it’s Equatorial!
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  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • valet parking
  • car park

Fitness & recreation

  • spa/sauna
  • gym/fitness
  • fitness center
  • sauna
  • spa
  • massage
  • steamroom

Swimming & soaking

  • swimming pool
  • outdoor pool

Land sports

  • tennis courts

For kids

  • pool (kids)

Food & beverage

  • 24-hour room service
  • room service
  • restaurant
  • coffee shop
  • bar
  • halal restaurant

Cleaning services

  • laundry service
  • dry cleaning

Guest services

  • luggage storage
  • newspapers
  • concierge

On-site facilities

  • facilities for disabled guests
  • shops

Health and security

  • 24-hour front desk
  • safety deposit boxes

Business & money services

  • meeting facilities
  • business center

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • Malay
  • Tamil
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Due to the tax regulation, all guests are committed to the city tax surcharge which is not included in the property reservation cost and will be collected by the property upon check-in.

Please take note that hotel's carpark does not have lift access to the lobby. As such hotel would recommend guest to drop off your luggage at the hotel lobby entrance before proceeding to the carpark.

Guests will be charged a cleaning fee for smoking in the guest rooms.

A security deposit of MYR 100 is required upon check-in for charges or damages during the stay and will be refunded upon departure.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-11 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding.
  • Guests over 11 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Breakfast Charge (when not included in room rate): 40 MYR
Check-In From: 03:00PM
Check-Out Until: 12:00PM
Distance from City Center: 1 km
Distance to Airport: 160 km
Internet Usage Fee: 15 MYR
Non-Smoking Rooms / Floors: Yes
Number of Bars: 1
Number of Floors: 22
Number of Restaurants: 5
Number of Rooms : 496
Room Voltage: 240
Time to Airport (Minutes): 120
Year Hotel Built: 1998
Year Hotel Last Renovated: 2010
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Recent traveler reviews

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Very good

  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.0
  • Facilities 7.9
  • Location 8.9
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.1
  • Staff Performance 8.1
  • Value for Money 7.7
  • Food/Dining 7.2

8.4 Christine F.
May 27, 2016

10 Zhafran Z.
May 26, 2016
the best place to stay at Malacca!
best for your money and time!

8 Candy C.
May 23, 2016
Enjoyable stay.
Nice location and friendly service staff.

6.4 lee L.
May 23, 2016
Do not like sliding door at balcony. Difficult to slide. Use curtain to manage sunlight. Two layers. Toilet bowl choke even after cleared. Room has damp smell when we enter. Bed was damp n sticky.

May 24, 2016
feel warm for this trip. My purpose to Melaka is to attend my friend wedding dinner. So I check in to this hotel. I feel warm with their service because when I am talking with their manager, she heard my son is coughing so she ask her staff to send my son a glass of honey lemon. Thank you so much.

7.6 evelyn P.
May 16, 2016
Good location
Location is good . Staff are friendly. Cocktaill buffet late check out for club room guests are very good only minus is toilet in room can be more clean. The running wAter is abit yellow Other than that love to stay here

9.2 Sayyidatul M.
May 17, 2016
My Fav Hotel
Always be my hotel choice when in Malacca. Loved this hotel because my daughter really enjoys the pool. Parents love the room interior, spacious and also neat. With the amount I paid, it's all worth it. Will definitely come back :)

6.8 Norhanna Z.
May 19, 2016
Satisfactory services but poor cleanliness
Facilities likes pool and gym is very good. I stay in Equator Club room with 2 balcony. Overall room is good with spacious room space and toilet EXCEPT balcony floor is very dirty. No interest with TV channel.

10 KOH C.
May 20, 2016
Pleasant stay
Excellent service, Staff were generally friendly Loved this hotel because my son really enjoys the bathub Will definitely come back

8.4 Gopal N.
May 15, 2016
Sarojini Ravi Nair
Good hotel with excellent front office staff.