Melaka is the smallest state in Malaysia, but makes up for its size in its concentration of attractions for the tourist, which have made it one of the most popular holiday destinations in this part of the world. This melting pot of eastern and western cultures, it have an irresistible pull for every tourists from all around the world to have a visit there.
If you are looking for some historical attractions left after the colonial era, such as St John’s Fort and St Paul’s Hill, or a cafe hunting trip and the unique little shops of Jonkers Walk and to pick up a bargain, you are sure to come away satisfied by paying Melaka a visit.
Melaka was originally a small fishing village, but developed into one of the richest ports in the world. It remains one of the gems in Malaysia’s tourism crown.
Searching for a great accommodation for an overnight stay in Melaka would not be hard, since there are plenty of homestays, hotels, resorts and capsule hotel available there with affordable prices.
However, some of the accommodations might not be suitable if you would like to experience a real Melaka’s culture stay along with your family members.
Here,JohorTrip would like to recommend 10 family friendly hotels available in Melaka that are totally worth for an overnight stay while travelling to Melaka.
Top 10 Melaka Family Hotel
- Bayou Lagoon Park Resort
- Holiday Inn Melaka
- Novotel Melaka
- Mahkota Hotel Melaka
- Courtyard @ Heeren Boutique Hotel
- Hotel Sentral Riverview Melaka
- The Straits Hotel & Suites
- Avillion Legacy Melaka
- Bayview Hotel Melaka
- Quayside Hotel
1. Bayou Lagoon Park Resort
Bayou Lagoon Park Resort is an apartment-like resort which all the units are newly furnished to ensure the comfort and enjoyment. The rooms of the resort are designed with 3 different styles which are suited for different amount of people:
- 2 for All Studio Room
- 4 for Two Bedroom Apartment
- 6 for Three Bedroom Apartment
All the rooms in the resort come with studio, as well as water park view or Jacuzzi. Besides, all the rooms also included air conditioning, free WiFi, and a living room. To make sure the guest enjoys thoroughly, the Bayon Lagoon Park Resort has set up a water theme park as well as various in-door activities, such as archery, 9D motion theatre, magic art museum, and many more.
The water park will be closed on every Tuesday, except for school holidays, Melaka State holidays, and Malaysia public holiday, but swimming pool is always opened for the in-house guest. Besides, they also provide fully-equipped gymnasium and games arcade room for your children to have fun!
As for the amenities, any item such as coffee maker, direct dial phone and hair dryer. You may need to request for iron and board if you needed any. The price for the resort is totally reasonable, do contact them for further information!
Location: Amari Villa, Bayou Lagoon Park Resort, Jalan Wakat Utama, Bukit Katil, 75450 Melaka.
2. Holiday Inn Melaka
Located along Melaka’s waterfront, Holiday Inn Melaka offers you the opportunity to enjoy sea view and sunbathing. Not only that, Holiday Inn Hotel also situated at Melaka’s ideal area, which is near Mahkota shopping mall. Thus, it provides free shuttle service to nearby attractions to ensure guest’s convenience. This hotel comes with 5 different rooms:
- Deluxe Room
- Executive Club Room
- Kids Suite
- Suite Room
- Presidential Room
Most of the rooms are twin room and king room, which twin room comes with 2 single beds while king room comes with 1 extra-large double bed. Deluxe, Executive, and Suite Room would be your choices if you prefer room with either Melaka City view or Straits of Melaka view. Otherwise, Presidential Room would be absolutely fine for guests to relax themselves.
As for the facilities, this hotel provides infinity swimming pool, club lounge, fitness center, and tea tree spa for the guests. Besides of indulging yourself in the magnificence environment, also do not forget to feed your tummy! In order to ensure guests get to try out every scrumptious food in Melaka, this hotel offers different style of restaurants, such as Sirocco Italian Restaurant, Es.sense Kitchen, Sirocco Bar and Lounge, and Herron’s Kopi center.
Location: Jalan Syed Abdul Aziz, 75000 Melaka
Contact: 06-285 9000
3. Novotel Melaka
Novotel Melaka Located at the City of Melaka, within walking distance to all the major attractions and shopping mall, Novotel Melaka Hotel serves you the rooms with Melaka Downtown View as well as View of the Straits of Melaka. The rooms of the Novotel Hotel ranging from Superior, Executive, Executive Premier, to Suite. Every hotel rooms are spacious and well-equipped with ample amenities, to ensure guest’s relaxation and enjoyment.
Other than that, the hotel facilities are also very satisfying, which they provide 24-hour room service, web corner, kid’s corner, business center, premier executive lounge, indoor parking space, and fitness center including swimming pool, gym, and sauna. After travelling, it could be extremely tiring and hunger always emerged at this moment. Worry not!
The hotel serves a savory selection of international and local fare, including Melaka’s famous Nyonya cuisine, while the children also get to choose their kid’s favourite menu. Besides, the hotel’s pool bar is also an extra bonus for the guests to relax while drinking their favourite drink, or enjoy their appetizers, salad, pizzas, and any other Malaysia delights.
The environment is definitely promising! To know more about the hotel, please do not hesitate to contact:
Location: 1A, Taman Melaka Raya, Jalan Melaka Raya 2
4. Mahkota Hotel Melaka
Mahkota Hotel Melaka Located on the waterfront in the heart of historical heritage Melaka, this city-resort-style hotel required only a short walking distance to reach any of Melaka’s historical heritage places and other famous spots visited by tourists and local alike. This hotel comprises of one Main Hotel Block and eight blocks of hotel apartments with various types of rooms to be chosen according to number of guests.
Perfectly located at nearby various shopping malls and sightseeing places, Mahkota Hotel Melaka could be an ideal place to relax and unwind, or even to host one’s meeting and seminars, along with their modern facilities available. Besides that, free amenities such as free parking and free gym room are also provided by the hotel tobe use freely by their guests without charging any additional charges. There is also a casual pizzeria, a bar with billiards tables, and a karaoke lounge in the hotel too.
Mahkota Hotel Melaka has their apartment-style room ranging from:
- Junior Suite
- Family Suite
- 1-bedroom Apartment
- 2-bedroom Apartment
The Deluxe and Premier room are designed especially for corporate guests, while Junior Suite is more suitable to couples. Other than that, Family Suite and 2-bedroom Apartment are more comfortable for families with young kids, while 1-bedroom Apartment is suitable for long-term guests.
Other amenities do include an outdoor pool and an exercise room, along with tennis courts and a business centre. They are providing 2 types of swimming pools (Hibiscus & Dolphin) for the guests. The Hibiscus swimming pool would be deeper while the Dolphin swimming pool would be shallower, making it more suitable for young children to dip in.
Location: Jalan Syed Abdul Aziz, 75000 Melaka
Contact: 06-281 2828
5. Courtyard @ Heeren Boutique Hotel
Located strategically in Jonker Street , Courtyard @ Heeren Boutique Hotel Melaka could be your ideal point of departure for your excursions in Malacca. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. By using this geographic advantage location, the hotel ease every of their guests to access to almost all Melaka city’s must-go attractions.
The city’s history and tradition are the first inspiration of the Courtyard @ Heeren Boutique Hotel, which tend to offer every guests with a taste of the old world combined with the best in modern design and convenience. Hence, creating a valuable memory during their stay there.
There are in total 141 rooms in this hotel with different type of room:
- Superior Room
- Deluxe Room
- Superior Family Room
- Deluxe Family Room
- Family Suite
- Junior Suite
- Executive Suite
All the rooms are designed with traditional decorations which they emphasis on wooden decoration. The rooms are come with air conditioning, LCD TV, safe deposit box, writing desk, rain shower, mini bar fridge, and hair dryer. They also provide complimentary tea and coffee making facilities, mineral water, basic toiletries and daily newspaper for all rooms.
Courtyard at Heeren Boutique Hotel is committed to ensure every guests’ stay is as comfortable as possible by providing every of their hotel guests superior services and a broad range of amenities. Last but not least, every guests can also enjoy free Wi-Fi in all rooms and even in public areas while lodging in the hotel.
Location: 91, Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Taman Kota Laksamana, 75200 Melaka
Contact: 06-281 0088
6. Hotel Sentral Riverview Melaka
Whether you are a in a holiday or traveling due to business, Hotel Sentral Riverview Melaka would be a great choice for an overnight accommodation whenever you are visiting Malacca. Located strategically in the Melaka centre, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see tourism attractions. It enable every guests to reach any local points of interest conveniently in just several minutes drive.
Hotel Sentral Riverview Melaka offers impeccable service and all the essential amenities to invigorate travelers. In order to ensure the comfort and convenience of every guests, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk service, disabled guests’ facilities, luggage storage and a waiting area near near to their lobby. In some of the rooms, guests can find television LCD/plasma screen, complementary and wireless internet access, non smoking rooms and air conditioning.
This hotel offers different rooms, and the space of the rooms are ranging from:
- Superior Twin (2 single beds)
- Deluxe Twin (2 single beds/ 1 double bed)
- Family Room (1 king size bed & 1 single bed)
- Junior Suite (1 king size bed)
- Executive Bed (1 king size bed)
Although this hotel provide less facility, but they do have rooms for banquet and meetings, as well as a café for you to enjoy both modern and traditional fine dining fare. Other facilities such as laundry and dry cleaning, baby cot, postal service, are also available in the hotel.
Besides, the hotel also host several recreational offerings which ensure every of their guests to have plenty of activities to do during their stay.
Location: 177, Jalan Tun Ali, 75300 Malacca
Contact: 06-288 2288
7. The Straits Hotel & Suites
What is better than staying in a hotel with classy ambiance? The Stairs Hotel provides you a comfortable living place decorated with modern interior feature which is suitable for friends, family and business travelers.
Located in the heart of Historical City of Malacca and UNESCO World Heritage site, Straits Hotel & Suites enable every of their guests to reach any shopping, entertainment and dining destination easily with just merely 2 mins’ walk adjacent to shopping belt of Melaka.
The Straits Hotel & Suites Melaka offers 352 spacious deluxe guest rooms and luxurious suites with large living hall featured with contemporary design facilities to meet today’s modern lifestyle. Besides that, all of their deluxe and suites rooms are fitted with large windows encasement offering ample natural lighting as well as spectacular view of the ocean and town views that looks great especially during the evening. Besides that, the hotel also distinctively equipped with complimentary WIFI access and in room safe security equipment.
The rooms they provided are:
- Deluxe Twin (twin bed)
- Premier Suite (queen size bed)
- Straits Suite (king size bed)
- Deluxe King Heritage (king size bed)
If you fancy a bath tub, go for Straits Suite. However, if you would like to experience heaven on earth, go for Deluxe King Heritage, which the amenities include complimentary welcome drink, free pizza, premium shower sets, and homemade Nyonya desserts or fruit platter. Besides of all the luxuries, every guest is also welcome to enjoy their infinity swimming pool, gym, Sauna, kids and game zone, as well as a landscaped garden.
Other than that, the hotel also offers all day dining restaurant, poolside café, sky bar and lounge, laundry and cleaning, tour and travel arrangements, as well as many more attractive facilities! All of these are to promise the guests a burden-free and an amazing trip.
This is a luxury hotel where guests are able to find everything that they need, from spacious accommodation to meeting facilities and unrivaled shopping experiences. Whatever the reason for your stay, The Straits Hotel & Suites will always bring their guests to the next level of comfort.
Location: No 1- B, Jalan Melaka Raya 2, Taman Melaka Raya, 75000 Melaka
Contact: 06-289 8555
8. Avillion Legacy Melaka
Established since year 1998, Avillion Legacy Melaka is a four star rated business hotel in Melaka with a total of 228 room. Located right in the heart of this prominent UNESCO World Heritage Site, Avillion Legacy Melaka is just right to the banking district, yet close to government offices and tourist attractions. This does ease every of their guests to travel to the desired attractions in just a mere minutes.
Inspired by the city’s colonial history, the hotel’s architecture is further complemented by its elegant interiors. It also consist of an impressive glass dome in the lobby and classic Roman pillars at the building exterior. On the other hand, the interior design of the hotel are all designed with warm neutral colors and wooden furnishings. It does give all the air-conditioned rooms at Avillion Melaka a cosy and yet elegant feel too.
With its proximity to Kuala Lumpur and Singapore, Avillion Legacy Melaka is the perfect accommodation for city dwellers looking for business or leisure getaway in Melaka.
The entire hotel is packed with 228 rooms and their sizes are ranging from:
- Superior (king sized bed/twin beds)
- Studio (king sized bed)
- Premium Studio (king sized bed)
- Suite (king sized bed)
The entire ambiance of the hotel is extremely reminiscence, and the interior design of the hotel is decorated with classic colonial structures. Besides, they even have their dress code for entering their coffee house, which slippers, shorts, singlet, or swim wear is strictly prohibiting.
Gymnasium and their rooftop swimming pool is definitely a plus for sport lover to exercise in such a great ambiance. Amazing memories are to be made by staying in this hotel.
Location: Jalan Hang Tuah, 75300 Melaka
Contact: 06-281 6868
9. Bayview Hotel Melaka
The Bayview International Hotels & Resorts story began in 1978 when Tan Sri Loh Boon Siew built a 40-room residence on Batu Ferringhi Beach in Penang, Malaysia. During the humble beginning stage of Bayview hotel, the company acquired more sites and now has 11 hotels in the Far East and Australasia. In order to maintain the high standards of accommodation and service, 7 more hotels have been undergone redevelopment since 2004 with 30 Bencoolen in Singapore the latest to be refurbished in 2017.
We are lucky to have one of the Bayview Hotel’s franchises in Melaka. Located in the central point of Melaka, the hotel is just 10 minutes from 20 minutes from Melaka International Airport (MKZ) and approximately 90-minutes to the trip of Kuala Lumpur Airport (KUL).
Bayview Hotel decorates their hotel with comfortable ambiance which certainly make you feel like a home! The available rooms in the hotel are:
- Deluxe Room
- Junior Suites
- Studio Suites
- Presidential Suite
All of the rooms come with free WiFi. Additionally, Deluxe Room and Studio Suites even equipped with private Jacuzzi, rainfall showers and other supplementary luxurious amenities. If you prefer a Studio Suites, it also comes with a kitchenettes, separate living rooms, and a dining area.
As their guest, you also have the opportunity to enjoy their special facilities, such as 6 dining and entertainment outlets, fitness center with steam room and sauna, swimming pool, spa pool, toddler’s pool, 24-hour doctor on call, and many more. This hotel is so popular and it is always fully-booked, especially during peak season, such as public holidays. Do book the room in advance if you haven’t already!
Location: Jalan Bendahara, Kampung Bukit China, 75100 Melaka
Contact: 06-283 9888
10. Quayside Hotel
Quayside Hote Melaka l A 3-star boutique hotel built on the bank of Melaka River and the heart of Melaka City, allows you to enjoy the view of Straits of Melaka or the City View. This hotel is mainly painted with light colours such as white and black, which offer you a sense of comfort. The rooms available in the hotel are:
- Superior (twin/ queen beds)
- Premium (twin/ queen beds)
- Suite (king bed)
- Family Suite (1 king and 2 single beds)
The only room for City View is Superior Room. The others provide a breathtaking River View, and the only room with balcony is Premium Room. The most important thing to do while travelling is no doubt trying out the cuisine in the country! Quayside does not only serve local delicacies, but also American food, Asian Fusion, breakfast, burgers, Italian, pizza, sandwiches, Singaporean, and Vegetarian.
iNever forget to indulge yourself while staying in this hotel and try out all the amazing fares! Unfortunately, Quayside Hotel does not equipped with many facilities, thus they do not have swimming pool nor gym room. Otherwise, the overall comment on the hotel is good.
Location: 1, Jalan Melaka Quayside Heritage Center, Bandar Hilir, 75000 Melaka.