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Hotel Equatorial Shanghai

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 

Aurora, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay. I felt like I melted into the comfortable beds and enjoyed the large windows. Hotel staff was great. The location was great, it seemed like it was a short taxi ride away from everything worth seeing. Would recommend this hotel.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and I am so thrilled to read of what a lovely stay you had. With that in mind, I very much hope you shall look upon Hotel Equatorial Shanghai as your new Shanghai home and promise to come and see us when you are in Shanghai! Even if you can... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

I was favorably impressed by this place. It's not much to look at from the outside, but the inside is definitely interesting. My room was actually quite small, but coolly and efficiently designed. Very modern. Seemed like it may have been renovated not too long ago. Decent rate, too.

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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 thank you so much for such splendid comments. Your praise and recognition on our works will certainly stimulate every single employee of the hotel to continuously contribute their efforts to maximize the guest’s satisfaction in everyway possible. Thank you very much for your time and we look forward... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

I have chosen the corner room on the eighth floor as I was traveling alone. The room is refreshed, clean and very comfortable. Quality of the mattress is very good. Good location, very convenient to hop around Shanghai as Jing An Temple station is with short walk. Fetching of taxi is easy.

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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 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 

Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This hotel has an excellent location , being nestled just around the corner from Jing An temple . It has been upgraded recently and now has a swimming pool. The only negative is that the toilet in the room has a rather silly remote control and is hard to use unless you understand Chinese characters. Good breakfast and good service... More 

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Justin W, General 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. Your nice comments will be shared at the daily management meeting. We will continuously contribute our efforts to maximize the guest’s satisfaction in every way possible. Thank you very much for your time. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Just a one night stay before heading on. First time I tried the hotel. Friendly and good pace at the check-in and check-out. Fair size room, tidy, clean and equiped with all the relevant amenities. Primarily Chinese TV channels, but some non-Chinese news channels. The hotel offers a couple of restaurants (tried the Cafe 65). Their pizza was not worth... 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 for your comments. We feel greatly honoured to be one of your best choices of hotel . Please feel free to contact us at fom@quatorialsha.com for any suggestion and question for our service in Cafe 65 and facilities. Thank you and we look forward to seeing you again... 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
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • 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: $89 - $135 (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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#22 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#64 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#109 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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