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Hotel Equatorial Shanghai

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No.65 Yan'an West Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai 200040, China
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A good hotel for exploring downtown Shanghai. It is a little way from The Bund which is reflected in the price, which is excellent value for money. Amazing golden temple just over the road. Good base for exploring and the staff are friendly, helpful and will direct you to the best places

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Philippines
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of the hotel is a great spot if you want to be in the city, but away from the hustle and bustle of downtown. There is still a lot to do in the area, the hotel is a few steps from the Jing'an Train Station, and around the stations there is shopping, fast food, and a park. Along... More 

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Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and for your wonderful compliments. We are very glad that you had an enjoyable time during your stay. We will maintain the high level of quality customer service and try to earn recognition from all guests throughout world. Thank you very much for your time. We look forward to... More 

fnjunyun
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The breakfast was decent although the bar was deplorable. Clean and recommended for stay if you are out for meetings during the day. No supermarket nearby. Walking distance to business districts. Helpful and friendly staff.

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Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and for your wonderful compliments. We are very glad that you had an enjoyable time during your stay. We will maintain the high level of quality customer service and try to earn recognition from all guests throughout world. Thank you very much for your time. We look forward to... More 

Hong Kong Region, China
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24 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located in the middle of Shanghai's Jing An district, Equatorial was an dated hotel with a recent face lift. If you are a business person looking for a comfy and quiet room to return to, and would prefer not to overspent on the Shangri-las and the Ritzs nearby, this is your best bet in the area.

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Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and your lovely comments. To assist our guests in any way possible is the primary task for every staff member at the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai to complete. To ensure guest satisfaction is our ultimate goal which we strive to achieve each and very day. Thank you for your time.... More 

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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

this hotel is about an hour from the exhibition centre shanghai.. however, it is worth it! pros : 1. affordable and considered cheap for hotel in shanghai. 2. varieties of breakfast 3. location is quite near to at least 2 malls... close is walking distance 4. near to metro, around 5 mins walk or just take metered taxi from lobby... More 

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Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you very much for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and for your comments. We would like to learn more details regarding your stay. Please do feel free to contact us at fom@quatorialsha.com for any suggestion for our service and facilities. Thank you for your time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Hong Kong, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I'd booked the hotel through the agent, and wanna book the airport pickup service. I called for booking, the staff insist to have a email booking instead of my call, fine, i wrote the email and provided the credit card info., still asking me a credit card copy and a signed authorized form, what the....! I was truly understand someone... More 

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Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest Thank you for your earnest comments regarding your stay at the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai. Please, do feel free to contact me at fom@equatorialsha.com for us to learn more detail regarding your experience. Thank you very much and we look forward to seeing you again at the hotel. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I've stated in.Hotel Equatorial hotel 3 times.and it is not a grand hotel abecause all basic utilities. Breakfast is ok so recommend to make sure your hotel fee include breakfast. If you add or afher then it cost more than RMB200. Hotel in JiangAn so if your company has very limited budget this hotel is a good choice as from.RMB650... More 

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Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and for your recommendation and recognition on the hotel. We will continuously contribute all efforts to maximize the guest’s satisfaction in everyway possible. Thank you very much for your time and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

Valencia, Spain
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60 reviews 60 reviews
19 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The hotel is very well situated for exploring the surrounding area of the French concession and also to move to Nanjing road. Nearby is the temple Ji'ang subway that takes you to anywhere in Shanghai, are perhaps the most difficult access to the hotel is walking the elevated walkways, but everything happens when you reach the hotel. The reception entrance... More 

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Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and for your lovely comments. To assist our guests in any way possible is the primary task for every staff member at the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai to complete. To ensure guest satisfaction is our ultimate goal which we strive to achieve each and very day. Thank you for your... More 

Austin, Texas, USA
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194 reviews 194 reviews
26 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Our stay while visiting Shanghai was very pleasant. The amenities were superior and the complimentary breakfast was great. This would be a great hotel to return to. We can depend on superior quality. The central location facilitates getting around Shanghai's top tourist sites.

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Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and for your wonderful compliments. We are very glad that you had an enjoyable time during your stay. We will maintain the high level of quality customer service and try to earn recognition from all guests throughout world. Thank you very much for your time. We look forward to... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I stay in this hotel 5-6 times a year whenever I am in Shanghai for business. But this last stay is very disappointing. The internet is so slow, I gave up in the end. The hotel is undergoing renovations, but other aspects suffered. I ordered dinner one night in the restaurant, and was served soup with NO bread roll, drink... More 

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Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you very much for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and for your comments. We would like to learn more details regarding your stay. Please do feel free to contact us at fom@quatorialsha.com for any suggestion for our service and facilities. Thank you for your time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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