Malacca is a fabled
historic city that once stood at the crossroads of the shipping
trade between east and west. Rich in its own unique culture,
the city's history is a colourful tapestry woven through
six centuries of diverse peoples and cultures.
Malacca is famed as the place where history
of Malaysia began. Parameswara, an excited prince from Sumatra,
founded it in 1396. It thrived as a port-of-call to many
ships and merchants from China, India, Arabia and Europe.
Hotel Seri Costa is ideally located within
Plaza Mahkota, a commercial centre next to Malacca Raya
which is a bustling business and entertainment area. Surrounding
Hotel Seri Costa (and within 12 minutes walking distance)
are famous tourist destination like the A'Famosa fort, St.
Paul's Hill and Church ruins, Stadthuys building, Mahkota
Parade Shopping Mall and the Maritime Museum.