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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 5 October 2012

This hotel scores on 2 fronts: the central location in the French Concession and the relatively cheap price of the rooms. When I stayed here on a business trip, on check-in they tried to pass me off with a smoking room, despite my non-smoking booking. Then they gave me a "non-smoking" room overlooking the highway outside, which also happened to...

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Reviewed 1 October 2012 via mobile

Good rooms, good service, clean - a good business hotel ..., Also a great breakfast spread. Important great access to most areas... You won't be caught in a traffic jam. The room service is very prompt at all times of the day. Location is Yanan xilu, next to the Hilton. It's walking distance to the business area of french concession...

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Adelaide
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Stayed at this hotel for 1 night on September 12. My preferred Shanghai hotel was not available on this date due to the lateness of the booking but still wanted to stay in the Jingan Area so thought I would give this a try. For a hotel which is rated as a 4 star hotel - it lacked the service...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 September 2012

This hotel is very central and close to buses (right outside on the road) as well as a five minute walk to the subway. The subway was easy to use with English translation on the ticket machines and a quick and easy way to get to the Bund (only three stops away). The hotel has a very flash lobby where...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I Stayed here for a work conference within the hotel so it was ideal for my needs. It's a nice hotel, great staff, breakfast and services. I'd ideally prefer to closer to the bund/ nanjing road but for this trip it was fine. I received a free upgrade which was great not sure what the difference was but I was...

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Copenhagen
Reviewed 1 September 2012

I stayed at this hotel for 6 nights. My room was spacious and clean, and i liked the complimentary tea and coffee, and the fact that the toiletries were always replenished. One minus was that the rubber bath mat in the bath tub was very mouldy on the underside. It should have been cleaned. But no other complaints apart from...

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 August 2012

great hotel we stopped here on our way home to england very nice hotel 5***** god check in time spacious rooms with a large bed spotlessly clean googd facillities in the room mini bar /tea / coffee making facillities the bathroom was a little small but adequate for the purpose this hotel was in a good location . the resaurant...

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Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 17 August 2012

I stayed for 7 nights in this hotel and had a very comfortable time. I was pleasured of various types of things for breakfast. We had entertainments like swimming pool, sona, squash, tennis field and relaxation massage from 9 am to 9 pm. WiFi internet in labby and Lan in rooms was another facility in this pleasant hotel. There was...

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Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 5 August 2012 via mobile

Nothing special about this hotel. Other than the fact that it's next to some good clubs. Velvet lounge is walking distance. Or if you prefer to pay for the company of the fairer sex that is available also. Exit the hotel make a right towards the huge pedestrian bridge and make another right before getting to the bridge and your...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 July 2012

I have stayed 3 times over the last 3 years, and it has delivered consistent all round quality. It's located near excellent transport links-5min walk to the tube station(use the over walk way), it's about 1 hr from Pu Dong airport. It's 15 mins by tube to the Bund, 5 mins walk to the business centre, and not much further...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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: ₹ 5,950 - ₹ 9,828 (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
#43 Luxury Hotel in Shanghai
#110 Business Hotel in Shanghai
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