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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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Valdagno
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good hotel in a very good position, very friendly staff. I spent here two nights, in two different moment, both rooms were vry clean, the only problem has been the old bathroom style, with a shower almost impossible to use.

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East Yorkshire
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94 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 4 nights in April on the 12th floor which is no smoking. The rooms although not 'modern' were spacious, clean with large comfortable beds. We had a view over the overhead road towards the Jiang Temple. Room had fridge, hair dryer, room safe complimentary water, tea/coffee making and two comfortable chairs. It was quite at night... 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 thank you so much for such detailed comments on almost every part of the hotel. Your praise and recognition on our work will certainly encourage every single employee of the hotel to continuously contribute their efforts to maximize the guest’s satisfaction in everyway possible. Thank you very much... More 

Orlando
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190 reviews 190 reviews
18 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here a few nights in April while on business. The hotel was pretty nice. The rooms were very nice with comfy beds. The wifi was not too reliable. Had the connections drop several times throughout my stay. The one thing that i really did not like was that the lounge in the lobby is very smokey. You do have... 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 to our service and facilities. Thank you for your time. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top modern rooms on the 9th floor which I stayed. Very clean overall. Quick and fast service at the reception, took just a few minutes to check in/out. Internet worked satisfactory. Breakfast is very comprehensive with both Asian and Western style dishes. There are plenty of restaurants and shopping malls in the same area, but 5-10minutes taxi ride is required... 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 the recognition from all guests throughout world. Thank you very much for your time. We look forward... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located near the "old" business district of Shanghai, this hotel is a good choice if the office or clients you need to visit are in this area. I was there for work and stayed for 7 nights. The wifi in the room has strong signal and there is also a LAN line if you preferred to plug in your laptop.... 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 more detail regarding your stay with us. Thank you very much and we look forward to seeing you again at the hotel. More 

Cambridge, England
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31 reviews 31 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a slightly older hotel, right next to the Hilton and within sight of the Jing'an Temple. Minutes from the subway and a very pleasant walk to the French Concession and other sights. The rooms were spacious, clean, comfortable and well-appointed. Things were not brand new, but certainly not shabby, either. Reception staff were polite and helpful. The breakfast... 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.In order to keep abreast with present state of the market needs, the renovation of the lower floor guest rooms has been completed. Various types of suites with tasteful and elegant design elements are also available for your enjoyment. Do feel free to contact... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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 look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

Philippines
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

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 April 1, 2015

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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