Hotel Equatorial Melaka vs Malacca Straits Hotel

Both Malacca Straits Hotel and Hotel Equatorial Melaka are highly recommended by professional reviewers writing for major publications. Overall, Hotel Equatorial Melaka is the choice of most reviewers compared to Malacca Straits Hotel. Hotel Equatorial Melaka is ranked #3 in Melaka with positive reviews from 4 reviewers such as Rough Guide, Frommer's and Oyster.

Hotel Equatorial Melaka
Hotel Equatorial Melaka
8 / 10
Bandar Hilir, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
From $70 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Frommer's Frommer's
"A solid choice for business and leisure travelers, Equatorial is located in the center of town." Full review
The 22-story hotel has some very good views of Melaka's downtown area -- be sure to request a view when booking.
Rough Guide Rough Guide
"With 493 brightly decorated rooms boasting huge beds, and a total of six restaurants plus poolside dining 7am–7pm, this is one of Melaka’s grandest hotels."
Oyster Oyster
"Hotel Melaka Equatorial is an upper-middle-range chain hotel that's only a five- to 10-minute walk from A Famosa fort and Christ Church." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"While it’s a bit frayed around the edges, good discounts online can cut prices nearly in half, making this elegant choice excellent value." Full review
Malacca Straits Hotel
Malacca Straits Hotel
7 / 10
No. 37A Jalan Chan Koon Cheng, Melaka 75000, Malaysia
From $0 /night
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Family Friendly
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center
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Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
"Smack up against the Hotel Equatorial, this hotel calls itself a ‘batik boutique’ hotel, and it’s not a bad description." Full review