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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My title really says it all. We stayed in a perfect location. Easy access to shopping, dining, metro, etc. The hotel staff were wonderful. I'll go back every time I'm in Shanghai! Breakfast is delicious. Can't say enough about the concierges either. So helpful.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for your charming review of hotel location and our staff; 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... More 

Singapore
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for few days in Equatorial Shanghai. Situated in the French concession is a good place to be. Staff was helpful and professional and the room was clean and spacious. Good to return to after an intensive day at the office. Was upgraded at the check in so could not be happier. Breakfast in the morning has Asian as well... More 

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Thank alley515
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 comments. Your satisfaction is the best praise and recognition on our works which will certainly encourage our team to continuously contribute their efforts to maximize the guest’s satisfaction in everyway possible. Please feel free to contact us at fom@quatorialsha.com for further suggestion and question towards our service... More 

Tacoma, Washington
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice spot in Shangahi. The rooms are very comfortable, with firm mattresses and well-appointed bathrooms. We really liked the neighborhood for strolling around. We're right near the French Concession and the Buddhist temple and the area is lively and feels quite safe strolling around at night. Another plus- good air conditioning.

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Thank valerie856
Justin W, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial Shanghai, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I am delighted you had such a pleasant stay. Thank you so very much for taking the time to review The Hotel Equatorial Shanghai on TripAdvisor and share your compliments with other readers. I hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. More 

Hong Kong, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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Thank svetsko
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 very much hope Hotel Equatorial Shanghai is to become your new Shanghai home and look forward to welcoming you back soon. Thank you for staying with us. More 

Roskilde, Denmark
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118 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016

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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Thank Benjamin4000
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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20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

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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Thank carl_chelt
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 August 1, 2016

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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Thank Heidy B
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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27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

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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Thank FatTulipToo
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 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 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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Thank Susana S
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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45 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
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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Thank lholdeman
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 

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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

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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
  • Paid Wifi
  • Public 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: $88 - $153 (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:
#24 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#60 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#110 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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