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Visiting Malacca City

History buffs will enjoy exploring Malacca City, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, top-notch restaurants and riverfront. Cultural and walkable, this city also attracts tourists with its festivals. Top sights in the city include Jonker Street Night Market, St Paul's Church and A Famosa. In Malacca City, there are 528 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.

Sightseeing and Staying in Malacca City

Well known for its festivals, the city's cultural venues include The Shore Oceanarium, Portuguese Settlement and Malacca Heritage Centre. Families come for attractions such as Malacca Zoo, Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary and Melaka Wonderland Theme Park & Resort. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like St Paul's Church, A Famosa, and Melaka Straits Mosque.

Other favourite sights in Malacca City include Jonker Street Night Market, Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall and Mahkota Parade Shopping Mall. One of the popular sights in the surrounding area is A'Famosa Water Theme Park, 13.7 mi/22 km from the heart of the city.

Dressing for Malacca City

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 34°C during the day and 24°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 34°C, whilst the average at night is 25°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 33°C with night-time averages of 24°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 33°C and night-time averages of 24°C
  • Average annual rainfall for Malacca City is 2012.50 millimetres
  • Usually April and March are the hottest months with an average of 33°C, whereas October and September are often coldest, averaging 24°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Malacca City?
The Nest House is a favourite with Expedia customers. This 3.5-star hotel offers free WiFi and free parking. It is located a short 5-minute walk from Hatten Square. Reviews from our site also recommend Ames Hotel and Hotel Arissa as top choices for your visit.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Malacca City, will I receive a refund?
Yes! The majority of hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, it may still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Add dates, click “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best deals available in Malacca City.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in Malacca City?
Based on reviews, Hotel Arissa is a popular 3-star hotel for our travellers looking for an economical choice, and features free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices to stay on the cheap include 1825 Gallery Hotel and Queenspark Hotel.
What's the best accommodation option for a family holiday in Malacca City?
Amverton Heritage Resort is a top 3-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features free water park access and a children’s pool. Other good choices for your child-friendly holiday include Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka and Holiday Inn Melaka. Also, attractions such as Malacca Zoo and Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best hotel for a romantic holiday to Malacca City?
Casa del Rio Melaka is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features deep-soaking baths and a full-service spa. Other good choices for a romantic stay include Wana Riverside Hotel and Venus Boutique Hotel.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in Malacca City?
Ohana House @ 15 Kuli is a top guesthouse for people travelling with their pets and offers free WiFi for its human guests. Other good choices for you and your pet’s trip include Ohana House @ 7011 and Ohana House @ 53 Kasturi.
What's the best hotel for a beach holiday in Malacca City?
The Nest House is a top 4-star hotel for a beach holiday, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Other good options for your beach trip include Wana Riverside Hotel and 707 Hotel Melaka. Head to Pantai Klebang or Pantai Kundor for some quality time by the water.
What's the best luxury hotel in Malacca City?
Philea Resort & Spa is a 5-star resort with 2 restaurants and 2 bars, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for a pampered stay. Hatten Hotel Melaka and Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Melaka are other upscale choices for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Malacca City?
Hotel Puri Melaka is a favourite 3.5-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a bar. Heeren Palm Suites and The Settlement Hotel are other boutique-style choices.
Where's the best place to stay in Malacca City to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Hatten Hotel Melaka is a top 5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and features a full-service spa and a restaurant. A couple of other options near historic sites include Imperial Heritage Melaka and Casa del Rio Melaka. Also, notable landmarks to visit include A Famosa, Melaka Straits Mosque and Portuguese Settlement.
What's it like to stay in Malacca City?
Families will find child-friendly activities in Malacca City, and visitors give high marks for the shopping, top-notch restaurants and riverfront. Cultural and walkable, this city also attracts tourists with its festivals. Top sights in the city include Jonker Street Night Market, A Famosa and Dataran Pahlawan Melaka Megamall. In Malacca City, there are 594 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What should I do while I'm visiting Malacca City?
Well known for its festivals, the city’s cultural venues include The Shore Oceanarium, Portuguese Settlement and Malacca Heritage Centre. Families come for attractions such as Malacca Zoo, Butterfly and Reptile Sanctuary and Melaka Wonderland Theme Park & Resort. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as A Famosa, Melaka Straits Mosque and Kampung Hulu Mosque.

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