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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great location. Minutes walk to the nearby Jing'an temple where one can find all kinds of food and stores. The staff are very friendly and the room is clean. The price is modest for the location. The internet is a little slow though. Highly recommend it for business and pleasure.

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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...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel is located close to Jing'an Temple station, which makes it easily accessible. I stayed here for a week and Room was clean with comfortable bed, mini bar, Bathroom with toiletries & bath tub and good room service. They do have nice buffet breakfast in Cafe 65 & also Fitness center is good. Staff is friendly - although everyone don't...

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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 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.

Des Moines, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved staying here!! Booked via ctrip for best price. Room was super clean. Bathroom was very nice and clean. Bed was very comfortable. It's China so I've been in gross rooms. This place was not. No bugs, very clean, no weird smells. Highly recommend. I would 100% without a doubt stay again.

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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, 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...

Miami, United States
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice rooms with views of the city average size although bathroom a little small, good amenities, good location, non-smoking, very good breakfast, front desk and concierge professional. Lots of shops and restaurants around the area.

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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...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have nice rooms with great views of the city skyline. Very centrally located making it rally easy for office goers. Helpful staff who are available at beck and call and organize airport taxi's at a reasonable price

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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 for your wonderful compliments. Your nice comments will be shared at the daily management meeting. We will continuously contribute our efforts to maximize the guest’s satisfaction in every way possible. Thank you very much for your time. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

hotel equatarial shanghai is good,welcome,Convenient transportation, good service quality, moderate price,Is a good choice for your business trip to Shanghai,Cost-effective, new room decoration technology strong sense of

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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, 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....

Bengbu, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is located 500m from Jing'An subway station, which is very convenient. There is a lot of shops and restaurants around this area. The hotel itself is quite good. My friend and I booked the Equatorial Room, which was renewed recently. Beds are comfortable and rooms have ok size. The bathroom is quite small, but counts with a bathtub, hayrdrier...

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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 14 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the hotel for two days and the experience was wonderful. Very good location, easy to go everywhere. Service was good. Room was very clean. The breakfast was acceptable. Not much choice, but enough.

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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 the hotel. It was a pleasure to have you staying with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon....

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The hotel has a good vibe and friendly staff. The room is okay, has all the fancy stuff but just that details are not great (I had my windows seal not done well so all the noise from outside leaked in). I felt the room was quite small for two. Breakfast good/okay, haven't been to the swimming pool and the...

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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 after such a thorough analysis. 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...

Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights, 11th floor great view of jing an temple and very close to line 2 for travelling on the train. Very clean and well decorated room superior double room. Polite and friendly staff. Reasonably priced. It's close restaurants and convenience stores and extremely close to a shopping mall. Would stay again.

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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...

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Staying in Former French Concession

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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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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. ... 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 , Former French Concession
Price Range: $102 - $162 (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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#20 Best Value Hotel in Shanghai
#44 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#110 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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“Equatorial rooms are the ones that were renewed.”
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