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Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful friendly staff at which no request seemed too much trouble. The Hotel Equatorial has a great pool area with a swim up bar. Certainly a highlight feature would have to be the incredible buffet breakfast - you certainly won't need lunch. Thank you for a very enjoyable stay.

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

Dear Darryl S, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your review. Our staff will be honored by your compliments about the fantastic customer service you received. Thank you for your recommendations to other travellers in regards to our breakfast buffet. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Siegfried Steindl General Manager

Noida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good budget hotel with basic amenties.Front desk is very cooperative with excellent house keeping staff.Food is good with sufficient spread for buffet breakfast.I will recommend this hotel if your budget is limited,else there are better option in Ho CH Minh city

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

Dear Vibhu96, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your review. Our staff will be honored by your compliments about the fantastic customer service you received. Thank you for your recommendations to other travellers in regards to our breakfast buffet. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Siegfried Steindl General Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hotel on the edge of the main city area. They provide a free shuttle bus into the main tourist centre plus it isn't much of course for a taxi. Hotel had a nice large pool with a bar but we didn't have time to use it. Would recommend several nights in Saigon rather than the two we did. Great...

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

Dear Neil C, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and that you had such a good dining experience at our breakfast buffet. Thank you for your recommendations to other travellers. Best Regards, Siegfried Steindl General Manager

Canberra
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked a “Luxury Escape”. The first 6 nights in Hoi An were absolutely fabulous. We were therefore looking forward to LE's “travel team’s” claim of "two days in the bustling metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City at the fabulous five-star Hotel Equatorial. Well, it was far from that, at the very best I would rate it as a modest...

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

Dear LC1954, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. We truly appreciate your feedback as it allows us to review our service. We are very sorry that we did not meet your expectations on this occasion. However, we hope that you thoroughly enjoyed your trip to Vietnam. Best regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our third stay at Hotel Equatorial, our favorite hotel in HCMC. Located at District 5 it's only a short cab ride to the Ben Than markets. The pool and swim-up bar are a great place to relax on a hot afternoon. Facilities are excellent and the buffet breakfast is among the best we've had in Vietnam. Added bonus on our...

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

Dear Dohagan99, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the beginning of your stay with us so much and that you had such a good Club Lounge experience with us. Our staff will be honored by your compliments about the fantastic customer service you received and delighted that...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel may not be the most modern but it was very clean with super comfy beds, a great buffet breakfast and wonderful staff. We stayed in a room with a balcony and like Fitzy700 we also enjoyed hearing and seeing what was going on in the streets below us. Great pool area and our free foot massages were very...

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

Dear frances0561, Thank you for staying with us and sharing your review. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much and that you had such a good dining experience in our restaurants. Our staff will be honored by your compliments about the fantastic customer service you received and will be delighted that they could...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still a fantastic stay after years. Great staff, great service. Some of the air-conditioners, in the Superior rooms especially, could do with some servicing as some are not very cold. Would definitely be back. Cheers.

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

Dear skyperceus, We are delighted 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. We hope to welcome you back again soon. Best Regards, Ms. Alison Chapman, Public Relations Manager

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel looks old from the outside, but it looks even older from inside the room! It is in serious need of a complete makeover and it is not up to the standards of most hotels in Saigon these days. The swimming pool is nice though. The breakfast buffet looks big but doesn't taste good. In addition, it is not...

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

Dear RB_SG, Thank you for your review and your recommendation of our swimming pool to other travellers. We hope you had a safe journey home. Best Regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice hotel. My only complaint is more about the area. It was in a touch sketchy location and very difficult to walk anywhere around the hotel area. The hotel did provide a free shuttle to a few different areas in Ho Chi Minh including the Reunification Palace. The people at the Equatorial were friendly, the rooms were clean and...

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

Dear GailGino, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our complimentary shuttle. We hope you enjoyed your time in HCMC. Best Regards, Mr. Siegried Steindl General Manager

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was excellent, the room with a balcony so could watch the hustle and bustle of this wonderful city. From the time to check into check out could not fault the hotel. All the staff very friendly and professional. And helpful. Loved the executive floor for an evening during and a few nibbles while watching the city lights come on....

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

Dear Fitzy700, We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Hotel Equatorial. We are very happy to hear that you received such fantastic customer service during stay. Our concierge staff will be delighted to receive such great feedback. We hope you had a safe journey home. Best Regards, Mr. Steindl General Manager

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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
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: ₹ 5,556 - ₹ 10,784 (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
Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam, Asia
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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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“High floors south side”
 of 5 bubbles anthonyh750, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“9th floor was quite quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 957ricks, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had a deluxe corner room on the 9th floor - great to look out over the hustle and bustle that is Ho Chi Minh city.”
 of 5 bubbles IMBG, 18 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on side of pool”
 of 5 bubbles Umangkedia, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“anywhere in District 1.”
 of 5 bubbles LC1954, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
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