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Hotel Equatorial Shanghai

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Reviewed 18 December 2014

This hotel is huge and really nice but it's dated and the whole place smells like cigarette smoke. First, we were given a room on the 16th floor but couldn't stand the smell of smoke in this nonsmoking room so we asked to move. They...More

Thank nghicks
Response from Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial ShanghaiResponded 22 December 2014

Dear valued guest: Thank you very much for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai. Your earnest comments have attracted the attention of the hotel management. I am very sorry for the impression our hotel left you was “dated and smoke smells”. In order to keep abreast...More

Reviewed 8 December 2014

I stayed here due to the location, as it is very close by my office. On check-in, I got the hard sell of an upgrade to 'new' deluxe rooms which come with Wi-Fi. I purchased the upgrade and was disappointed. The rooms were obviously very...More

Thank Chunky353
Response from Andrew X, Director of Operations at Hotel Equatorial ShanghaiResponded 8 December 2014

Thank you for staying with us. I'm sorry to read of your experience. I would very much like to speak with you about this, at your convenience. Please feel free to reach out to me at the hotel via the main number 008621-62481688 or E-mail...More

Reviewed 28 November 2014

Hotel is well located, 15 minutes walking distance to a good market area where one can shop. From low cost to top brands are available. Hotel is very comfortable and welcoming. You can easily get English speaking guidelines. Night life knowledge is at the front...More

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Response from Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial ShanghaiResponded 29 November 2014

Thank you very much for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and your positive comments regarding the hotel facilities, the staff members and the services. Again, thank you very much for your time. We look forward to seeing you at the hotel in a not too...More

Reviewed 21 November 2014

Apart from the fact that renovations to one bank of lifts won't be finished until mid December I found this hotel good value for money. Excellent locaiton near Nanking Road West and Jing An netroe station. Comfortable room and contrary to an earlier comment found...More

Thank Aungsan
Response from Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial ShanghaiResponded 25 November 2014

Dear valued guest: Thank you so much for your kind comments on hotel’s location. Various promotion rates are available through different booking channels. Please do feel free to contact hotel Reservation Dept for more information. Thank you for your time and we look forward to...More

Reviewed 18 November 2014

We were changed to this hotel at the last minute and to start with I was disappointed as we were away from the Bund.On leaving for an evening stroll The area is lit up beautifully,all the trees and the temple nearby making for a delightful...More

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Response from Andrew X, Front Office Manager at Hotel Equatorial ShanghaiResponded 18 November 2014

Dear valued guest: Thank you for choosing the Hotel Equatorial Shanghai and for your wonderful compliments towards the hotel location. We are very glad that you had an enjoyable time during your stay. Hotel newly renovated guest rooms, with modern décor style and high tech...More

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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
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Business Centre with Internet Access
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US$85 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#23 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#54 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#110 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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US$85 - US$170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#23 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#54 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#110 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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Nearby
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
...More
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el4v3ll3
29 September 2017|
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Response from Clarence K | Reviewed this property |
I think they do not have their own shuttle bus. The cheapest and yet still convenient way to get there is to take the Maglev train from the airport to Longyang station (there is only one destination station on the Maglev... More
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Annette S
11 September 2017|
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Response from Susan M | Reviewed this property |
No but they will help you arrange for car service
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18 August 2017|
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Response from aimee_nak | Reviewed this property |
From 6am to 10 I believe
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