Malacca City was declared as UNESCO World Heritage site in 2008. It is undoubtedly one of the top places to visit in Malaysia. With a journey of 3-hour drive away from Singapore, the historic colonial town is the perfect destination for a short trip, filled with unique historical sites and good food.

Accomodation plays an important for a trip while your Malacca trip won’t be complete without a night’s stay at one of the top hotels in the city. Thus, VIP Transport have compiled this complete list of the 10 best hotels in Malacca for you, from affordable boutique hotels to luxurious 5-star hotels.

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1.Hatten Hotel Melaka

Hatten Hotel Melaka is perfect for holiday goers due to its location at Malacca’s town center. Eateries and famous shopping malls such as Makhota Parade and Dataran Pahlawan are just walking distance away. Besides, it is just a 15-minute walk (or free hotel shuttle) from some of the key city sights, including St Paul’s Church, Maritime Museum, Jonker Street Night Market, etc.

Hotel Highlight:

  • Rooms with city or sea view
  • Infinite Pool and Kids Pool
  • Gym, Spa, Hair Salon
  • Dine at Alto Sky Lounge with city view
  • Outdoor drinking bar, Mini Bar

Good To Know:

  • Complimentary shuttle bus to Jonker Street and Melaka heritage sites
  • Two-bedroom suite available (3 LCD television, dining table and large living area with sofa)
  • Exclusive premium lounge for rooms at level 19 to 21 (Rooms at Level 21 is below the rooftop bar and can be noisy)

2.DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Melaka

 

DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka offers accommodation conveniently located next to Elements Mall. It features an outdoor swimming pool and guests can enjoy meals at the in-house restaurant or have a drink at the bar.

Hotel Highlight:

  • Infinity Pool and Kids Pool
  • Sauna and Steam Room
  • Kids Club Room
  • Gym

Good To Know:

  • Connected Element Mall has an adjoining 360 degrees open-air viewing deck
  • Hop on and off bus available every hour
  • Business Meeting Rooms
  • View of Straits of Melaka at higher floor rooms

3.Casa del Rio Melaka

Casa del Rio Melaka is a luxurious hotel built on the Melaka River bank. It is located strategically with just less than 5 minutes’ walk away from the famous Jonker Street.

Hotel Highlight:

  • Peranakan and Portuguese architecture building and rooms
  • Low rise and only 66 rooms for a less crowded stay
  • Infinity Pool and Kids Pool, Gym, Spa
  • Outdoor bar
  • Dining by the river

Good To Know:

  • Excellent reviews on food and staff service
  • Rooms with balcony water riverfront view

4.The Majestic Malacca

Stay at Majestic Malacca Hotel puts you right in the city center amidst the many sights and landmarks. You can access to the city’s must-see destination easily with its convenient location. This hotel’s food and dining score higher than 99% of accommodations in the city.

Hotel Highlights:

  • Spa Village
  • Lounge & Bar
  • Dining with traditional Baba-Nyonya inspired food
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Free on-site car park
  • Airport transfer
  • Spa Village (Baba-Nyonya style)
  • Fitness centre
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Babysitting service
  • 3 function rooms for events and celebrations (can accommodate up to 100 guests)

Good To Know:

  • Free 50-minute massage and one set dinner for those booking directly at official website. T&C apply.
  • Higher floor rooms for better river and city views
  • Rooms at the end of the corridor are more spacious.
  • Guarded car park
  • The staff can tour you around the streets of this heritage town. The best part is, it is free!
  • The therapies offered at Spa Village are based on Baba Nyonya culture with traditional Chinese medicine.

5.Holiday Inn Melaka

With a view overlooking the city skyline and the Straits of Melaka, Holiday Inn Melaka is a modern 275-room hotel which offers both comfort and convenience accommodation. Its strategic location provides guests with easy access to popular tourist destinations.

Hotel Highlights:

  • Sirocco Bar and Lounge
  • Italian restaurant
  • Herron’s Kopi Counter
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Tea Tree Spa
  • Function room for business meetings
  • Ballroom

Good To Know:

  • Several romantic wedding packages are available at the hotel.
  • Shuttle service provided to Jonker area every 2 hours.
  • Jonker Street is just 7 minutes away

6.Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka

Swiss-Garden Hotel Melaka is a modern hotel offering a serene and luxurious retreat in the sky. Being the tallest in the state, there are total of 306 guest rooms with well-appointed facilities and an adjoining shopping complex allowing guests to enjoy best of both worlds. It is situated around the historical tourist sites and the famous Jonker Street with just a 15-minute walk from the hotel.

Hotel Highlights:

  • Spacious room
  • Great view from the balcony
  • Friendly and helpful staff

Good To Know:

  • Free car park on site for guests, as well as additional parking nearby

7.Rosa Malacca

Rosa Malacca, designed in rustic industrial loft style, is located about 1.5km from the popular Jonker Street Market and around 900m from A Famosa.

Hotel Highlights:

  • Bica & co Café
  • Private meeting room
  • Bicycle rental service
  • Garden
  • Fitness centre

Good To Know:

  • Enjoy special afternoon tea and dinner in romantic and intimate space at Bica & Co Courtyard
  • The hotel caters wedding celebrations, cocktail parties and private dining.

8.The Pines Melaka

The Pines Melaka is a 4 star hotel features with outdoor pool that make your stay more indulgent and memorable.

Hotel Highlights:

  • Children’s playground
  • Swimming pool (salt water)
  • Complimentary shuttle service to Dataran Pahlawan & Jonker Street
  • Gym, bicycle rental service
  • Executive Lounge & Business centre
  • Restaurant & Café
  • Foot Reflexology
  • River Cruise (minimum 20 persons)
  • Convention hall (500 seating)

Good To Know:

  • First hotel in Malacca that introduces the local artist painting. The gallery is located on executive floor.
  • Deluxe room offers river view while superior room offers a city view.

9.TheBlanc Boutique Hotel

TheBlanc Boutique Hotel is a converted historical building to become a 3-star hotel located at the arc of Jonker Street in Malacca town. This hotel is a good choice of accommodation for those with limited budget and yet still able to experience a comfortable stay.

Hotel Highlight:

  • Rooftop garden

Good To Know:

  • Walking distance to Jonker Street attractions and eateries at Jalan Laksamana
  • Most rooms come without windows
  • Good and friendly staff service