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Hotel Equatorial Shanghai

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Tel Aviv, Israel
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 6 nigh ts the room was large and very well equipped staff were very efficient and helpful speaks English breakfast is ok if you like Chinese cuisine otherwise you can have an omelette . There are no signs in the room to hang on the door if you do not want them to disturb you or to clean...

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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. I hope to welcome you back in the near future. Thank you for choosing to stay with us.

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This might be my new favorite hotel in Shanghai - it is affordable and the location is unsurpassed. Literally walk over a walkway and you are at the Jing'an Temple! I upgraded to a newer room when I got there and it was fabulous - lots of space, heated toilet seat (totally unnecessary) and the bed was to die for!...

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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. 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 new Shanghai home...

Beijing, China
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall my review is 3+ Location is good and a small park and various bars are within walking distance. The room ws tired and astonishingly small. I kept wondering if I had stayed at a hotel in Japan. Breakfast had fewer choices than other high end hotels and the food quality was not impressive.

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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 your comments regarding your stay. We are deeply appreciated by the defects and suggestions you pointed out for us. These matters have since been brought to the attention of the hotel management. Again, we thank you for the precious comments. Please, feel free to contact us for further suggestion...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good Hotel located in the city ..very busy food OK but not great..burgers and most fast food comes with fried egg..room comfortable..helpful staff..out and about very very busy..not very many dropped curbs for wheelchair/scooter access..green flashing walk signs..But beware cars buses and scooter's don't stop for the walking man..

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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. To ensure guest satisfaction is our ultimate goal which we strive to achieve guest requirements. Thank you for your time. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was comfortable, clean and well-maintained. The air conditioning hadn't been turned on, but we were able to open windows, and were able to ignore the 24/7 subway construction work in progress next door. The breakfast buffet was adequate and the staff was helpful and friendly. The hotel is within walking distance of shops, eateries and tourist attractions.

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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 comments. We feel greatly honoured to be one of your best choices of hotel. To ensure guest satisfaction is our ultimate goal which we strive to achieve guest requirements. Thank you for your time. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Currently on my last night of 3. Wifi is extremely slow and I'm unable to get any work done. Being a diamond member, I was able to use the Hilton wifi for free a few doors down but is a hassle. So frustrated I almost would give this 3 stars; however, the staff has all been great. The registration was...

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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...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy the comfortable bed, as we went during the winter months the heaters helped made the room cozy at just the right temperature. Location was good, surrounded by near by malls with easy access to eateries.

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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. I am thrilled you had such a pleasant experience and are looking forward to your next visit.

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in this hotel twice in the past three weeks, both in a refurbished room and one that has not been refurbished. I was comfortable in both, (both non-smoking). The bar and lobby are consistent with a 4 star hotel. The breakfast café has a good variety of food. The gym is very good and the Spa is...

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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 beautiful comments. It is wonderful to hear that you liked our new room, breakfast and other facilities. 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....

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location is hard to beat, a very short walk to JingAn temple and MRT station. Cross Yanan road towards the temple and you are right in one of the major shopping, business and eating districts with many cheap and high end restaurants. Stay south of Yanan and you have more of a neighborhood feel, with more local shops, cafes,...

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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 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 guest requirements. Thank you for your time. We look forward...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stated in this hotel 20 years ago and I found out that it had been recently renovated. The price is very reasonable but make sure you pay more to get a room not facing the highway. The room is clean and tidy, service is good. Wifi is fast and signal is strong. Only 5 mins walk to subway station,...

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Dear valued guest: Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and your beautiful comments. It is wonderful to hear that you liked our new room and other facilities. 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. Thank...

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Staying in Jing'an

Neighbourhood Profile
Jing'an
The heart of this neighborhood is the Jing'an Temple, while the main artery of excitement and entertainment is West Nanjing Road. Close to the Former French Concession, the area has a similar draw for foreign residents but displays a more commercial character. Large, flashy malls, luxe residential high-rises and trendy nightlife areas can be found along West Nanjing Road, but areas off the busy street have the same quiet cafes and independent boutiques that many people think of as distinctive of the Former French Concession. Jing'an is less encased in amber, though, and it's possible to immerse yourself more fully in the energy of China's most bustling metropolis here.
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hotel Equatorial Shanghai is strategically located at Jing'An in the heart of downtown Shanghai. Known for our warm hospitality and excellent customer service, the imperial hotel offers extensive business, meeting and recreational facilities. Offering stunning city view, the total 506 guest rooms and suites feature just the right facilities and amenities to ensure our guests a relaxing stay. The provided 15 function rooms that can cater to meetings of up to 800 pax. The versatile function and meeting rooms offer a wide range of facilities, services and packages for every occasion. The well-recognized Shanghai International Club Fitness Centre is perched on the 4th floor. The centre offers a top line range of fitness facilities from Life Fitness, a tennis hard court, the Fei Spa and a pool area which boasts a breathtaking view of Jing'An. * As per Implementation Rules of Regulation on Public Places Sanitation Administration, smoking will be prohibited in all indoor areas of this hotel from 01 March 2017. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Equatorial Shanghai

Address: No.65 Yan'an West Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai 200040, China
Region: China > Shanghai Region > Shanghai > Jing'an
Price Range: €81 - €148 (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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#16 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#50 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#110 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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“Ask for a room as high as possible”
norita190547, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to an Equatorial or Grand room”
LindsayV857, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Away from the subway construction”
380neilc, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Explore the local shops and restaurants down Wulumuqi N. Rd.”
255craigd, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Equatorial rooms are the ones that were renewed.”
TalitaNaomi, 19 Dec 2016 | Read review
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