04 February 2014

Holiday Inn Melaka (Malacca)

Where to stay in Malacca?
Being an international branded hotel, Holiday Inn Melaka provides an ideal simple stay for us. The hotel is situated along the Straits of Melaka with easy access to the attractions in the city. The historical landmarks are within 30 minutes' walking distance from the hotel.
When we arrived, we were warmly welcomed by the staff. At the lobby, the staff serve you with cupcakes or drinks. Free WiFi is available at the lobby, you'd need to request for the password from the counter. As a IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) member, Internet service in the hotel room is provided at no additional cost for the whole day.

How to get there?
Address: Jalan Syed Abdul Aziz, 75000 Melaka, Malaysia
Tel: +606 285 9000 / 1800-801-881
Website: www.holidayinn.com/melaka

From Singapore, it took us about 5 hours to reach Holiday Inn Melaka by coach.

The hotel provides spacious outdoor and basement car park. Parking is free.
If you're driving from Singapore, do remember to bring the following:
  • Cash card for toll charges in Singapore
  • 'Touch 'n Go" card for toll charges in Malaysia
  • Malaysia Ringgit to top up the "Touch 'n Go" card
Toll charges
Singapore Tuas Checkpoint (wef 1 Aug 2010)
  • Motorcycles - S$0.50
  • Cars - S$3.20
For other vehicles and updated Singapore toll charges, visit this website.

Malaysia Checkpoint (wef 1 Feb 2008)
  • Motorcycles - RM1.60
  • Cars - RM7.50
For other vehicles and updated Malaysia toll charges, visit this website.

Lobby of Holiday Inn Melaka
An apple a day keeps the doctor away
Access to other levels by using the hotel card
The "Sea View" from the side of the hotel
Deluxe King Bed Guest Room
The room is spacious and clean, with modern amenities.
Outdoor pool opens from 7am to 8.30pm.

Kids' pool

Mahkota Hotel Melaka (Next to Holiday Inn Melaka)

City View from the hotel room
There weren't traffic lights nearby, thus crossing the road was challenging. Be cautious and cross with care.
The hotel provides free Shuttle service to and fro at two locations.
The first stop is at Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall, follow by Stadthuys / Jonker Street.
Shuttle service is available at 10am, 11am, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm, 8pm and 10pm
You'd need to call the concierge to reserve the seats. The van could take up to 9 persons at one time.

Where else have I been in Malacca?

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