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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I ve stayed in a newly renovated floor(13) and it was a great choice! Bed is really comfortable. Would recommend this place. The area is very convenient, there is HSBC ATM right next to the hotel and iamp mall is 5min drive. Many restaurants and cool bars to choose from

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Roskilde, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there with a group of four. Found that: - Rooms a clean and have all you need - Very well suited fitness room - Best breakfast buffet we had in China - Decent location close the the French Concession - I did not pay so have no idea of pricing The only negative is expensive wifi in the rooms

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Justin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest Thank you for choosing Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and sharing your earnest comments regarding your stay with us. The free WIFI access is granted to the Equator Club room guests and above room categories and also in the public area from lobby to the 4th floor. Various promotion room packages will be available through the year. Please, feel... More 

Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is great, very close to main shopping street and temple. Rooms are spacious and clean, bar not very busy (quite expensive) and food is ok for western tastes. Reception is always helpful, overall a good hotel

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Justin W, General Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your review and compliments to the hotel and Reception team. It was an enormous pleasure to have you staying with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to your new Shanghai home in the near future. Thank you for staying with us. More 

Poughkeepsie
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently stayed at Hotel Equatorial for a week while visiting Shanghai. The hotel was very comfortable; I was in a Club Level room and had access to the Club Lounge with wonderful views. The location was great--short walk to shops and restaurants in the French Concession, or to the metro stop on West Nanjing Road. Emily, who worked the... More 

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Justin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, You are most kind. Thank you for your charming review; I shall be sure to pass on your compliments to the team. I am delighted the location was convenient and the hotel itself met or perhaps exceeded your expectations. For us it was a pleasure having you with us and I very much look forward to welcoming you... More 

Winchester, United Kingdom
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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a pretty good location, with plenty of bars and restaurants within walking distance and less than five minutes from a subway station. They were constructing walkways over the roads whilst I was there which would make it even easier to get about. The hotel is decorated in an art deco style, which is lovely, and the... More 

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Justin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear valued guest: Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and your splendid comments regarding all most every aspect of the hotel. Your satisfaction is the best praise and recognition on our works which will certainly encourage our team to continuously contribute our efforts to maximize the guest’s satisfaction. Thank you very much for your time and we’re looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I travelled with my family (+my daughter) and we booked 1 standard room with King Bed. When we checked in on Jul 15th room # 2116, the FO Manager offered us to be upgraded to Club Room with no charge if we want to add the extra bed for more convenient 3-nights staying. Also, he gave my daughter free breakfast.... More 

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Justin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for taking the time to review The Hotel Equatorial Shanghai on TripAdvisor. I am thrilled you had such a pleasant experience and are looking forward to your next visit. Thank you for your compliments towards my team and the hotel itself. It was a pleasure to have you staying with us and we look forward to... More 

Pembroke Pines, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed h r really for 3 nights with a tour. Room and bathroom was average size. Slippers and robe in room as well as a mini bar. Breakfast was included and had a mix of eastern and western foods with many choices. Also ate in the restaurant. I ordered pizza and it took a very long time to come to... More 

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Justin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Hotel Equatorial Shanghai. I am delighted you had such an enjoyable stay here. Thank you for your compliments; I am deeply sorry to hear that it took long time to have the order, we would keep training our staff in a profession direction to make sure every guest happy with... More 

Bristol, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

Well located in the Jing'an area. I travelled with my husband who was working and wondered if it would be a safe place to sight see alone. The hotel is opposite the Jing'an temple a short walk over the foot bridge. I felt very safe walking out alone during the day. There are a security guards and lots of people... More 

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Justin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so very much for your review and compliments to the hotel and my team. It was an enormous pleasure to have you staying with us and I am delighted to read of what an enjoyable experience you have and that you look forward to coming again. We too look forward to welcoming you back to your... More 

Sydney, Australia
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51 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

The hotel is located in a great location, walking distance to Jing'an Temple and famous Nanjing Road. Lots of restaurants nearby and shopping. The hotel rooms have been newly renovated and the gym is very good. The room rate is very reasonable given its location with very friendly check in staff. The concierge staff can speak English well.

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Justin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review Hotel Equatorial Shanghai. I am delighted you had such an enjoyable stay and felt at home here. Thank you for your compliments; which I shall extend to my team. I very much hope Hotel Equatorial Shanghai is to become your new Shanghai home and look forward to welcoming you back... More 

Gurgaon, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

We spent a few hours scouring and choosing the 'perfect' mid-budget hotel in Shanghai, seeing it was the first time my wife and I were travelling with our 20-month young daughter. On top of our want-list from the hotel were clean, non-smoking rooms, a decent breakfast spread and most importantly, English speaking staff in case of any urgent requirement or... More 

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Justin W, 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. We feel greatly honoured to be one of your best choices of hotel after such a through analysis. To ensure guest satisfaction is our ultimate goal which we strive to achieve each and very day. Thank you for your time. We look forward to seeing... More 

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Staying in Former French Concession

Neighborhood Profile
Former French Concession
While there are technical borders to the area formerly governed by the French in Shanghai, the "French Concession" of today is an amorphous neighborhood that is a favorite of the city's foreign residents. While it is mostly within the Xuhui district, residents will sometimes include parts of Jing'an and Luwan in their mental maps of the Former French Concession. The area seems frozen in time, characterized by quiet, tree-lined avenues, French-style villas, interesting boutiques, lively bars and quaint cafes that are not typical of China. All of these mix and mingle with local life as Chinese markets and lanehouse communities are peppered throughout. Denizens of the Former French Concession can spectate a mahjong game on the street or get their bike checked at a tiny bike repair store on the way to their refurbished apartment tucked away among Chinese family homes.
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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Equatorial Shanghai is ideally located in the central business district of Puxi. A superior first class hotel fully renovated from top to bottom. 506 guest rooms and suites, a wide range of food and beverage outlets, extensive recreational, meetings and convention facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Equatorial Shanghai

Address: NO. 65 Yanan West Rd, Shanghai 200040, China
Location: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Former French Concession
Price Range: $90 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Equatorial Shanghai 4.5*
Number of rooms: 506
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Hotel Style:
#26 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#60 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#109 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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