Equatorial Shanghai

Shanghai, China

88%
6.1 K reviews
Excellent city hotel. Fantastic service. Great pool. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Central Heating
    • Radio
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • King-size Bed
    • Stereo
    • Kitchenette
    • Lounge
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Wheelchair access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Microwave
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Restaurant(s) with a smoking section
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • TV Room
    • Pub(s)
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Medical Assistance
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Nightclub
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
  • Food
    • Special Diet
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Half Board
    • Drinks Included
    • Special Offers
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Evening Buffet
    • à la carte Dinner
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Set menu lunch
    • Continental Breakfast
    • All inclusive
    • Set menu dinner
    • Full Board
    Activities
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Entertainment Program
    • Squash
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Cycling/Mountain Biking
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Pool bar
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Indoor Pool
    • Number of Pools
    • Massage
    • Beach Umbrellas
65 Yanan Road West 200040 Shanghai
985 ft to downtown

Location

The city hotel is ideally located in the central business district of Puxi, only minutes from Shanghai Exhibition Centre, major commercial and historical districts, tourist attractions and the Jing'an Temple and its metro station. People's Square is approximately 3 km from the business hotel.

Facilities

The hotel was built in 1992. The establishment offers travellers a total of 526 rooms. Most of the storeys can be reached by lift. Services such as a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Among the culinary options available at the accommodation are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café, a bar and a pub. Various shops are available, including a supermarket. There is also a garden. Additional facilities at the hotel include a TV room. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the establishment. Available services and facilities include medical assistance, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser.

Rooms

Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating, a kitchen and a bathroom. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed or a king-size bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fully-equipped kitchenette with a fridge, a mini fridge, a microwave and a tea/coffee station, as well as a complete set of utensils, is provided as standard. An ironing set is also available for travellers' convenience. Little extras, including internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and a stereo system, contribute to a great stay. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available. The accommodation offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.

Sports/Entertainment

A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. Sun loungers and parasols are ideal for relaxation. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. Those wishing to enjoy sports whilst on holiday can enjoy on-site biking/mountain biking. For a fee, tennis is is also available. Water sports enthusiasts are offered aquafit. Sport and leisure options include aerobics, or for a fee, a gym and squash. Various wellness options are available at the hotel, including a spa, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. Guests of all ages have the opportunity to enjoy an interesting entertainment programme (for a fee).

Meals

Catering options available at the establishment include bed and breakfast, half board, full board and all-inclusive. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. Staff are also happy to provide special dietary cuisine. The accommodation also offers special catering options. Drinks are included in the price for travellers.

Payment

The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA, Diners Club, JCB and MasterCard.

Ratings

  • Location
    96%
    "Great location"

    Close enough to sights. Location is superb. Great location and service.

    "Great location." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Close to business sites."

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  • Wellness Area
    93%
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    Spacious gym. Great spa. Nice gym and pool.

    "Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

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  • Cleanliness
    90%
    "Clean"

    Overall clean. Clean swimming pool. Clean facilities.

    "Clean hotel facilities." "Clean rooms and pool area, mostly clean bathrooms." "Dining area is relatively clean."

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  • Pool
    85%
    "Great pool"

    Clean swimming pool. Including swimming pool. Excellent pool.

    "Clean pool area."

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  • Service
    83%
    "Fantastic service"

    Staffs are friendly and helpful. Staff is amazing. Great location and service.

    "Mostly friendly and professional service, but bad restaurant service." "Management, housekeeping and reception are great." "Concierge service is average." "Booking process is sufficient." "Room service is perfect."

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  • Breakfast
    78%
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Buffet breakfast excellent. Excellent breakfast. Lovely breakfast buffet.

    "Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

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  • Food
    73%
    "Delicious food"

    Best crispy bacon. Good spread of buffet. Good food.

    "Dining experience is alright - relatively tidy with good food." "Restaurant is pricey, and the menu is alright, but side dishes are not highly recommended." "Great snacks and desserts." "No good fish & seafood."

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  • Amenities
    71%
    "Great amenities"

    Stunning decor. Excellent lobby bar. Modern facilities.

    "Hotel buildings are impressive, particularly the entrance area, and surroundings are beautiful." "Facilities in need of refurbishment." "Elevator in need of updating."

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  • Room
    67%
    "Room is all right"

    Modern rain shower. Air-conditioning worked perfectly. Don't provide air-condition.

    "Adequate rooms with poor A/C." "Clean rooms with wonderful beds and stunning views." "Guests didn't like the room sizes or TVs." "Small but relatively clean bathrooms." "Shower can be a problem." "Rooms have average kitchenettes and furniture."

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  • Comfort
    50%
    "Comfortable"

    Don't provide air-condition. Noisy airco. Rooms are small.

    "Problems with room size, comfort, and A/C." "Excellent beds, decently quiet."

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  • WiFi
    31%
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    Slow internet. Slow wifi connection. WiFi speed impossible.

    "Poor, over-priced WiFi."

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