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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at the end of a tour of Vietnam & Cambodia. The hotel is lovely. Our room was huge and had a nice view of the pool. The food is the restaurant was fantastic. There was plenty of choice at breakfast, American, English, Continental, Vietnamese, Japanese so you could have a different type of breakfast every...

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brisbane
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the moment we checked in until our departure, 3 days later, everything was just perfect. The staff were always friendly and helpful, the food beautifully presented and delicious. The atmosphere around the pool area so peaceful. In fact, our stay there was so memorable that we're returning next week when we return to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were up graded on arrival so we were very happy. Facilities and rooms were fantastic. Rooms were spacious and bright with well stocked bathroom. Complimentary pick up and drop off from airport and other hotel. Great breakfast with so much on offer. Complimentary afternoon tea and happy hour with so much finger food we didn't need dinner! Lovely swimming...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 2 nights and from the start you became aware that this place wasn't very welcoming! We obviously didn't fit the look of a business class family and were actually asked by staff if we were at the correct hotel! The pool was apparently for Olympic swimmers and not for people who wanted to jump around and have fun....

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Worcs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not a great stay here , front desk staff are very unhelpful we asked for a late check out as our flight home wasn't until 01.30 we were informed they were fully booked and couldn't accommodate this however when we asked to speak to the Manager there was a complete turnaround and our request granted. It is a very noisy...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Hotel Equatorial. Was first class from the service picking us up at the airport and everything inbetween. The staff couldn't do enough for us and the manner in which they did it made our stay that more enjoyable. The optional tour of the city was great too we were well informed by our guide who was very knowledgeable. Will...

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Hotel_EquatorialHCMC, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City, responded to this review

Dear fremantlespurs, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff will be honoured by your compliments about the fantastic customer service you received during your stay. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here last week as part of Luxury Escapes package. First impressions from reception desk were not great as staff seemed unfamiliar with details of Luxury Escapes deal..such as late check out and refused us .. claiming the hotel was fully booked. We had dinner in Orientica restaurant that night and we were the only customers. Hardly a sign of...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful, concierge staff were extremely knowledgeable. The rooms were very comfortable and made our two nights stay very memorable. We would definitely recommend this hotel.

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Hotel_EquatorialHCMC, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City, responded to this review

Dear Kay T, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Our staff will be honoured by your compliments about the fantastic customer service you received during your stay. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our comfortable rooms. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon....

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived home yesterday after a 2night stay. Hotel was beautiful, clean and just like the photos. Food was amazing! Staff were lovely and very accommodating. Great location to all the major attractions and shopping. Transfer from airport was amazing in a BMW. Could not fault this hotel, highly recommend.

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Hotel_EquatorialHCMC, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City, responded to this review

Dear Kelly G, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Our staff will be honoured by your compliments about the fantastic customer service you received during your stay. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our great location and beautiful hotel. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you...

Barmston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights in November. Staff could not do enough for you and very understanding. Lost my reading glasses on way from the airport- 1st day in viet nam so this would have ruined my holiday. The consciege walked us to the local optician, explained the problem, then returned with the glasses all within 30 minutes. Wow! What service. They...

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Hotel_EquatorialHCMC, Public Relations Manager at Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City, responded to this review

Dear irawlins, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Our staff will be honoured by your compliments about the fantastic customer service you received during your stay and that they were able to make a difference. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about complimentary shuttle bus service and excellent restaurants....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Food & drink at the hotel
Orientica Seafood Restaurant and Bar
Orientica Seafood Restaurant and Bar
Cuisines: Seafood, Asian, Vietnamese
Chit Chat at the Cafe
Chit Chat at the Cafe
Cuisines: Chinese, Southwestern, European, Asian, Vietnamese
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The 5-star business hotel is centrally located between the waterfront and Cholon (Chinatown) and is only 20 minutes to the airport. 10-minute's drive from the hotel is the city's major commercial, financial centres, shopping strips, recreational parks and night spots. The newly refurbished rooms are elegantly designed and tastefully furnished, providing guests with contemporary surroundings and comforts. Facilities include 7 outlets, a business centre, meeting and function rooms and a comprehensive fitness centre and spa. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City

Address: 242 Tran Binh Trong | District 5, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: $100 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City 4.5*
Number of rooms: 333
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Also Known As:
Ho Chi Minh Hotel
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#2 Casino Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#10 Business Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#15 Spa Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#17 Luxury Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#25 Romantic Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#39 Family Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Try for an upgrade, it's worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles kathleenbT9943CW, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose the top floor to ensure a good nights sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles WorcsHornet, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms don't appear to have double glazed windows so traffic noise could be a problem when sleeping on the lower floors”
 of 5 bubbles dunc-ktas, 23 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors offer more peaceful nights”
 of 5 bubbles Fanfloui, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms facing towards the poolside is quieter. All rooms are large and spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles olyvia2016, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
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