SET in the heart of historical Malacca, Hotel Equatorial Melaka is a five-star international business hotel with 496 elegantly furnished guestrooms and suites. It offers stunning views of the Straits of Malacca and St Paul’s Hill, as well as luxurious comfort and service.
It is ideally located within a few minutes’ walk from historical sites and trails, shopping complexes, night spots, financial institutions as well as the famous Jonker’s Street – a heaven for antique collectors and bargain hunters.
Featuring guestrooms ranging from the modest Deluxe room to the Presidential Suite, the hotel rooms are tastefully furnished along elegant and contemporary designs. Each room features an en suite bathroom, and comes equipped with a flat-screen television, mini-refrigerator, coffee-and tea-making facilities, in-room personal safe, IDD telephone line, individually controlled air-conditioning, complimentary wireless Internet access, hair dryer, cable channels and iron as well as ironing board.
Food and beverage
Rest House Café
For dining with a difference, Resthouse Café is the perfect choice. Alongside the standard a la carte menu, the cafe offers diners a buffet galore as it highlights both Western and Asian cuisine. Be sure to book ahead.
This is a great place to relax and amuse yourself with 16 types of cookies, cakes and baked pastries that is sinful and yet irresistible. You can also enjoy a cup of coffee from its premium coffee blends or a refreshing drink of smoothies and juices in this trendy and charming outlet situated on the lobby ground of Hotel Equatorial Melaka.
Equatorial’s signature Japanese restaurant, offers a wide variety of Japanese cuisine in town. Savour succulent sashimi, mouth-watering sushi, sizzling Teppanyaki, crispy tempura, and a host of other a la carte selections for lunch and dinner. Located on Level 2 of Hotel Equatorial Melaka, Kampachi presents a typical Japanese ambience with Tatami Rooms for private dining, a Teppanyaki counter as well as a Sushi Bar.
Overlooking the bustling streets of Melaka Raya and the beautiful view of the historical sites nearby, K5, The Street Bistro or “Kaki Lima” in Bahasa Malaysia is a sophisticated bistro in Melaka. K5, The Street Bistro combines the memories of the good old days and the trends of today. With its open air concept, you are bound to reminisce when you order from the old newspaper-themed a la carte menu. Enjoy the variety of local dishes and Italian pastas and pizzas. K5, The Street Bistro is definitely the place to hang out.
Seri Nyonya Peranakan Restaurant
Seri Nyonya is an authentic Peranakan restaurant renowned for its authentic home-cooked meals such as the Hee Peow Soup, Ayam Pongteh, and Nyonya Chap Chye. Located on Level 3 of Hotel Equatorial Melaka, the Seri Nyonya is a not-to-be-missed dining experience. You can experience the authenticity of dishes right here.
Give in to pleasure on an evening away at Flo, the Lobby Lounge. It’s the perfect place for you to indulge in its exciting selection of cocktails and extensive varieties of wine complemented by ‘live’ DJ performances throughout the night. Flo exudes an air of elegance with plush sofas and comfortable armchairs – it is the perfect spot to unwind with cocktails.
Relax, take a swim, or keep in shape when you stay in Hotel Equatorial Melaka. Equinox Fitness Centre, which is located on Level 3, offers state-of-the-art gym equipment and also includes a steam room, sauna, cold plunge pool and indoor Jacuzzi. Sun worshippers will appreciate a relaxing dip in the outdoor swimming pool located on Level 4, while the kids can enjoy the children’s pool.
Guest services and facilities offered at the hotel include a business centre, hair and beauty salon, foreign currency exchange, laundry, pressing and dry cleaning services, limousine services, 24-hour doctor on call plus 24-hour security and CCTV surveillance. All major credit cards are accepted.