Photo Review: DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka Junior Suite

DoubleTree by Hilton Melaka Junior Suite

Trip to the Philippines & Malaysia Flying Turkish Airlines Business Class

Date of stay: January 27-31, 2024
Address: Jalan Melaka Raya 23, Hatten City, 75000 Melaka
Room: King Guest Room (upgraded to Junior Suite as a diamond member)
How to get here: From Kuala Lumpur, it is best to take a Grab.

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Hotel Exterior & Entrance

Hotel exterior

The hotel used to have direct access to Elements Mall but sadly the mall had to close because of the pandemic.

Hotel entrance

Concierge desk, ground floor

Lobby seating area, ground floor


Floor directory (guest rooms are from floor 14-28)

Reception, 12th Floor

Reception, 12th floor

Lobby seating area, 12th floor

Seating, 12th floor

Male restroom, 12th floor located to the left of the reception.

Card key, DoubleTree cookie

As the hotel does not have an executive lounge, we were given vouchers to have refreshments at the Axis Lounge between 3pm and 6pm for the whole stay.

Elevators & Hallway



Junior Suite, Room 2101

As a diamond member, we got an upgrade to a junior suite which is a corner room giving us lovely views of the city and Malacca Strait.

King bed

Phone, writing pad, alarm clock

Living area

TV, chair and coffee table

A large LG TV (with 23 channels) 

Work desk, mini bar


No universal power ports

Nespresso machine

Mini fridge

Luggage rack

Bathrobes, slippers

Iron, ironing board

Safety box

The bathroom had the usual bath amenities from Crabtree & Evelyn. There is also a hair dryer but I did not find a plug that suits it 😉


Rainfall and hand held shower


View of the pool and Malacca Strait on one side

View of the city on the other side

Orientation map

Welcome Amenity

After 2pm, a welcome amenity was delivered to the room. Thanks guys!

Axis Lounge (Refreshments 3pm to 6pm) 12th Floor


Bar Seating




The refreshments included some paninis, sweets and sliced fruits with a choice of juice and coffee, tea 👍

Makan Kitchen (Breakfast Restaurant, 6:30am to 10:30am/11am) 12th Floor




Below are some photos from the buffet:


Cheese, cold cuts

Indian corner



Chinese including dumplings

Chinese - congee and spring rolls among others

Chinese (they also have hot soya milk)

Noodle Station

Noodle soup 😋

Yogurt, fruit compote

Bread, Danish, muffins, etc.


Cereals, milk

Sliced fruits



Coffee and tea

Hotel Amenities

All the hotel amenities are located on the 13th floor.

Outdoor pool

Sauna, steam bath


Fitness Center, 13th floor

Fitness center, 13th floor

The Kid´s Club on the 13th floor was closed.

Exploring the Area

Jonker Street, great night market 👍


Taking a river cruise

A Famosa, this used to be a fortress

Christ Church Melaka