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Hotel Equatorial Shanghai

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   No.65 Yan'an West Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai 200040, China (Jing'an Temple)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vladivostok, Russia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I reached the hotel by the airport bus #2 because it was the direct and inexpensive way of transportation. The bus stop was located near the JingAn Temple. I just needed to go to the nearest intersection and could see the hotel sign. The hotel was located in the business area, with some shopping malls and food courts around. Also... More

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Freeman L, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I'm glad to read that you enjoyed your stay. I appreicate the note about the breakfast. I'll be working wtih our Chef to look at items to add to our offerings for foreigners. Thanks for your input and I hope you'll try us again soon! Freeman Li More

Boston
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very close to subway. Definitely use subway just for experience! Beautiful, high-tech, and super-clean. Hotel's lobby is beautiful. Room was nice too, very clean with all necessary items for a traveler, even bath robe and slippers. There was a cigarette odor in the elevator, but not that bad ( I am referring to the previous reviewer). We have not had... More

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Freeman L, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Thanks for posting your review on TripAdvisor. Our central location in the heart of Shanghai is definitely one of our best assets. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the short walk to the French Quarters. We'll look forward to showing you the same hospitality on your next visit. Freeman Li More

Prato, Italia
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185 reviews 185 reviews
43 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Medium-High chinese hotel in good location. I've been few years ago and now, I've found it has gone down a bit from outside. I was in club room, they are clean and big. Service is medium, breakfast with not so much choice and mainly chinese. We used also the restaurant buffet for lunch and it was very very poor with... More

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Freeman L, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. I'll be working wtih our Chef to launch our new summer menu and will make sure to take your feedback into consideration as we look at items to add to our offerings. Thanks for your input and I hope you'll try us again soon! regards Freeman Li Director of... More

Edinburgh
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89 reviews 89 reviews
52 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We arrived in the late morning from Pudong airport. Keen to experience the Maglev with our son., this meant getting the metro to Jin Ang metro station. Unfortunately our arrival in Shanghai city centre coincided with a torrential downpour. The correct exit is number 5 which is closest to the hotel but we did not know this on our arrival... More

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Freeman L, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor. I'm sorry to learn of the experience you had with the service during your stay. I will make sure to personally follow up on the items you mentioned. If you have any additional feedback or would like to speak about your specific concerns, please feel free to reach out to me directly... More

London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here in June 2014 for six nights as part of a business trip. Agree with an earlier review that it has the feel of a place a little past its best. The decor feels dated and there was a strange odour that pervades many parts of the hotel, particularly the lifts. This is almost certainly due to the fact... More

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Freeman L, Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for posting your review on TripAdvisor. I'm sorry to read of your experience during your stay with us and your left items after checking out. I'd like to learn more about it to see where I can be of assisance. Please feel free to reach out to me directly at the hotel at 8621 61935955 or E-mail me... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 6 nights recently on business trip. Our first choice place was fully booked but this still came recommended so I was expecting a lot more. The location is good, short taxi ride to most place and close to a subway station, but the hotel itself was disappointing. The rooms were dated, and although breakfast starts at 6am,... More

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Freeman L, Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your stay with us. I'll make sure that we follow up appropriately on the item you mentioned in your review. FYI, Our new deocrated rooms will be ready by end of October. Please let me know the next time you'll be in the area. I'll look forward to meeting... More

San Francisco, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

I've stayed at the Kuala Lumpur branch where the rooms are far more updated and the device more sincere and solicitous, especially to the disabled. Maid service wins the day for them but not the front desk service. Check in staff might need retraining in KL for decorous service. Concierge is helpful.

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國際貴都大飯店, Marcom at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you very much for choosing Hotel Equatorial Shanghai.In our continuing efforts to enhance the excellent experience at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai. We apologize for any inconvenience caused and your understanding is truly appreciated.Please feel free to contact us if you have any requirement on your future stay. We will do our best to assist you in everyway... More

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

I have stayed here twice now on my own while travelling on business, good location, clean and tidy, staff friendly, although reception can seem to get busy, great spa which is good value and just been refurbished, breakfast is buffet style and of a good standard, great as a base.

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國際貴都大飯店, Marcom Office at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you very much for choosing Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and your comments regarding to the stay.Please feel free to contact us if you have any requirement on your future stay. We will do our best to assist you in everyway possible. Thank you and look forward to be at your service soon. More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I stayed in this hotel almost 10 times in last 7-8 years and in last 5-6 years the surrounding has got a huge face lift . All big retailers are around...Old Navy to Hugo Boss. Famous Golden Temple is just few minutes walk. For Indians , the additional benefit is Indian Restaurant next to that cross road. Rooms are very... More

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國際貴都大飯店, Marcom Office at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you very much for choosing Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and your comments regarding to the stay.Please feel free to contact us if you have any requirement on your future stay. We will do our best to assist you in everyway possible. Thank you and look forward to be at your service soon. More

Kaneohe, Hawaii
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86 reviews 86 reviews
11 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Hotel is in a great location and has a bank conveniently located next door. The breakfast buffet had a great selection of both Western and Chinese options. However, the seating arrangement was limited and all 3 mornings we struggled to find a table. The rooms were adequate size, very clean, and had nice bathrooms and a shower with good water... More

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國際貴都大飯店, Marcom Office at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you very much for choosing Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and your comments regarding to the stay.Please feel free to contact us if you have any requirement on your future stay. We will do our best to assist you in everyway possible. Thank you and look forward to be at your service soon. More

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Address: No.65 Yan'an West Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai 200040, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Jing'an Temple
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Equatorial Shanghai 4*
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Hotel Equatorial Shanghai is ideally located in the central business district of Puxi. A superior first class hotel fully renovated from top to bottom. 507 guest rooms and suites, a wide range of food and beverage outlets, extensive recreational, meetings and convention facilities. ... more   less 
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