The location of one of the first Malay sultanates, Malacca is Malaysia’s unofficial historical capital. Founded in the 14th century by a Sumatran prince, the city was once one of Southeast Asia’s greatest international trading ports; yet over time it gradually became a sleepy backwater.
These days Malacca is a great place to re-visit the past – remnants of Portuguese, Dutch and British rule can be seen throughout the city. There are so many hotels in Malacca that you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting the best place to rest your head for the night, so take a look at our Top Ten Hotel picks to make sure you choose the finest venture.
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