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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at this hotel a couple of weeks ago. The service was faultless as every staff member is eager to help and courteous. The dining was great and breakfast was terrific. An in house baker, who creates beautiful breads and pastries. The hotel is older and could do with a vamping up of the rooms, carpet a bit stained, however,...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed for two nights and couldn't fault this older style city hotel. It's located in district 3 and offers excellent shuttle service to district 1. Staff gave us VIP service which made us feel happy. Check in was quick and easy. We got to our room within 10 minutes of arriving at the hotel. Our complementary pick up from...

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

Dear Gabriela S, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our complimentary shuttle service and our extensive international breakfast buffet. We are thrilled that you enjoyed your airport pick up so much and that you had time to enjoy our outdoor swimming pool. Best Regards, Siegfried...

Grafton, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Loved the hotel, the dining was fantastic as was the breakfast. It is a little bit out of the centre of town but they do have a shuttle bus that drops you in town. The taxi fares are very reasonable as well. Our room was lovely, very well equipped and sparkling clean as you would expect of a five star...

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

Dear Annette G, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our fantastic breakfast buffet and the convenience of our location. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best Regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Hotel fine, conceierge great, value for money very average. Far cheaper to eat and drink away from hotel. Overall ok with the exception of being charged for breakfast we could not have. We have to leave hotel early to catch flight, we had paid for breakfast and they would not provide refund, offering to sort out via email on our...

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

Dear 120stuart, Thank you for your review. We would like to clarify that everyday we prepare takeaway breakfasts for guests that have to leave the hotel early. We prepare a special breakfast based on the requirements of the guest. On the morning of your departure our team offered to prepare a box for you, which you chose to decline. We...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a great hotel, situated a bit of distance from district 1, but is very well appointed with good rooms, a lovely pool and bar area, and the restaurants and food were excellent. A good hotel for pleasure or for business.

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

Dear Guest, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our location, pool and restaurants. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best Regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an absolute beauty of a place to stay in Ho Chi Minh, don't be put off by being in District 5 as it's only a 15min walk or 5min taxi ride (depending on traffic) to the centre of district 1. This place has so much to offer in its property that it will really make you feel at home,...

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

Dear Jit70499, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about the fantastic customer service you received during your stay. Also for your recommendation to upgrade to our club class rooms. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to welcome you...

Puerto Princesa, Philippines
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Executive room for 3nights with excellent service,good food and very helpful staff especialy on the executive lounge. Breakfast buffet very good and the free shuttle service to tourist areas was excellent!!!!

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

Dear Rc Luiz, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our fantastic customer service and our executive lounge. We are delighted that you enjoyed our extensive breakfast buffet. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to welcome you back again in...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are on a luxury escapes escapade! Has run like clock work so far. Hotel Equatorial picked up from airport on time. A/c merc van, all good . Hotel has old world charm. Easy check in, pleasant professional staff, all with smiles. Rooms are more than adequate, clean and polished. Shuttle into main centre works well, welcome to the traffic...

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

Dear Euroafoz, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our fantastic customer service and our airport transfers. We are delighted that you enjoyed our tours. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best...

Point Clare, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Transfers provided by Hotel to & from airport were reliable & first class. Arrival & departure from Hotel were courteously & professionally handled by the consigeaure team. Booked-in & Check-out were efficiently executed & quick. In-room facilities were fabulous - spacious room, clean & well serviced. Spa, pool & gym were excellent. The restaurant served a variety of cuisines &...

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

Dear alphgan, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our fantastic customer service and our rooms. We are delighted that you enjoyed our complimentary food and beverages at our Club Lounge during your stay. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I had a lovely spa treatment at Hotel Equatorial. Hana and Nina were both so lovely, they made us feel very welcome and comfortable and we were very impressed with how personable they were. Not only were they great at their job but they gave us tips on what to do whilst in Ho Chi Minh which...

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

Dear tania k, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our spa service. We are delighted that you experienced fantastic customer service during your stay. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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: Asian, Chinese, Southwestern, European
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • 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: $111 - $197 (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
#18 Spa Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#20 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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“A room facing over the pool area.”
 of 5 bubbles melinda426, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pool side view if any”
 of 5 bubbles 120stuart, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Very personal choice: pool view, city view, higher floors -more open views”
 of 5 bubbles alphgan, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking pool area can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles rosiesweet, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Nice Location”
 of 5 bubbles pjdada, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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