Equatorial Hotel - Shanghai

65 Yanan Road West, Shanghai, China, 200040  show map
 4 stars
  • Overview
  • Rooms & Availability
  • Location
  • Guest reviews
  • Facilities
^

Equatorial Hotel - Shanghai

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

CNY 120 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

A la carte restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Cafe

Private dining services

Dining room

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Editorial review:

The location here is nothing special and there is no real atmosphere to speak of, but it's cheap and well-managed here. This makes it popular with business travelers. The standard rooms have nice beds, but the rooms themselves are a bit small. There is broadband and wireless internet access available in the lobby. If you want to relax a bit, there's an indoor swimming pool. Dining options include Cantonese and Japanese restaurants. You can get discounts of up to 10%.

Verified Reviews:

  • Rooms are clean - Nice bathroom - Breakfast was really expensive - Internet is paid in the room
  • Complimentary snacks - Free selection of daily papers - Services were excellent - Gym was ok
  • Hotel is well kept - Staff is very helpful - Complimentary tea/coffee all day - Recommend this hotel
  • Nice park across the street - Easy walk to hengshan lu - Large variety of restaurants
  • Great, next-to-top tier hotel - Heatlh spa and pool are terrific - Rooms are of a decent size

Overview

Equatorial is a 4-star hotel offering a non-smoking accommodation not far from Fuxing Park, Yueda 889 Square and Mandarin Garden. Featuring Chinese architecture, the hotel is welcoming guests since 1991.

The hotel is in the good location just near Jiangsu Road subway station. The distance between Shanghai city center and the property is 4 km.

Guests will find a shopping street, department stores and boutiques in the vicinity of the hotel.

Equatorial Hotel is within a 15-minute drive to Hongqiao airport.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of club level room, elegant twin room and grand double room with dark-wood furnishing. They feature cable TV with on-demand movies, a private toilet, multi-channel TV, individual climate control and a mini-refrigerator. Guests will appreciate a spectacular view of the garden from their rooms. They are furnished with an elegant décor.

Eat & Drink

A buffet breakfast is served in the intimate dining room. The authentic restaurant offers fine international cuisine. Guests can unwind at the Trendy bar, serving a wide range of cocktails, afternoon tea and coffee as well as snacks and sushi. The property is located near a bus stop, just about 100 meters from Sunny Teppanyaki and Kaveen's Indian Kitchen serving a wide selection of dishes.

You can start your day with a american breakfast, which costs CNY 148 per person per night. 

Services

The hotel offers car rental services on site.

Relax

Along with a health club, a sauna and a spa area, guests will appreciate steam baths and massage on the premises. On-site activities feature mountain biking, squash and lawn tennis.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at CNY 120 per day.

Year renovated:   2010.  Number of floors:   26.  Number of rooms:   507.

This field is required.
Email not defined
 Open
WRITE A QUICK REVIEW
Very Bad Excellent
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Rate this hotel
YOUR IMPRESSION OF THE HOTEL

In general

Pros

Cons

YOUR DETAILS
First Name
Email
Cancel
To get your review moderated and published, please read our Terms and Conditions.

Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Coffee shop
  • Exterior corridors
  • Executive/club floor
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Aqua fitness
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Indoor tennis court

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • All inclusive
  • Paid breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Private dining services
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Microphone
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Live entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Adjoining rooms
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Separate bedroom
  • Sitting area
  • Wardrobe
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD player
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Equatorial Hotel - Shanghai Shanghai location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

65 Yanan Road West, Shanghai, China, 200040

Get directions
City Center
  • Shanghai
    1.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Shanghai Railway Station Metro Station
    2.2 mi
  • Shanghai Railway Station
    2.2 mi
Underground stations
  • Jing'an Temple Station
    1700 ft
  • Changshu Road Station
    3700 ft
Restaurants
  • Bali Laguna (cuisine: Asian)
    600 ft
  • Sunny Teppanyaki
    500 ft
Parks
  • Jing An Park
    1200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2010
  • Number of floors:
    26
  • Number of rooms:
    507

Hotel Awards

ChineseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedShanghaiEquatorial

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Spa Hotels in China

Use Badge

Rooms and availability

Equatorial photos Room
Club Double Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 305 sq. feet
Check Prices
  • Air conditioning
  • Shower
— Less information+ More information

Standard|Club Room

Room facilities
    Club Deluxe Suite
    Check Prices
    — Less information+ More information
    Equatorial photos Room
    Grand Room
    Bed type: Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
    Size: 305 sq. feet
    Check Prices
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
    — Less information+ More information

    Standard|Advance Purchase Equatorial + Breakfast

    Room facilities
      Equatorial photos Room
      Corner Double Room
      Bed type: Double bed
      Check Prices
      • Air conditioning
      • Shower
      — Less information+ More information

      Standard|Corner Room

      Room facilities
        King Room
        Bed type: King-size bed
        Check Prices
        — Less information+ More information

        Standard|Equatorial King

        Room facilities
          Elegant Twin Room
          Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
          Check Prices
          — Less information+ More information

          Standard|Double Or Twin Elegant

          Club Floor Room
          Check Prices
          — Less information+ More information
          Room facilities
            Equatorial photos Room
            Deluxe Double Room
            Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or 1 Single bed or Double bed
            Size: 305 sq. feet
            Check Prices
            • Air conditioning
            • Private bathroom
            — Less information+ More information

            Deluxe|Deluxe + Breakfast

            Room facilities
              Deluxe King Room
              Bed type: King-size bed
              Check Prices
              — Less information+ More information

              Deluxe|Deluxe King

              Equatorial photos Room
              Executive Suite
              Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed
              Size: 540 sq. feet
              Check Prices
              • Air conditioning
              • Shower
              — Less information+ More information

              Suite|Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom

              Room facilities

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Equatorial Hotel - Shanghai Shanghai location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                65 Yanan Road West, Shanghai, China, 200040

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Shanghai
                  1.9 mi
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Shanghai Railway Station Metro Station
                  2.2 mi
                • Shanghai Railway Station
                  2.2 mi
                Underground stations
                • Jing'an Temple Station
                  1700 ft
                • Changshu Road Station
                  3700 ft
                Restaurants
                • Bali Laguna (cuisine: Asian)
                  600 ft
                • Sunny Teppanyaki
                  500 ft
                Parks
                • Jing An Park
                  1200 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2010
                • Number of floors:
                  26
                • Number of rooms:
                  507

                Hotel Awards

                ChineseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedShanghaiEquatorial

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Spa Hotels in China

                Use Badge

                Equatorial Location

                Legend
                • Current hotel
                • Hotels nearby
                • Other hotels
                • Airports
                • Underground stations
                • Train stations
                • Parks
                • Tourist attractions
                • Museums
                • Convention centers
                • Stadiums
                • Food and meals
                • General

                Hover above the icons to see hotel photo and details.

                Click the hotel to go to the main hotel page.

                Route Planner
                Enter your starting point (at least street address and city) to receive driving directions to or from the hotel.

                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Jing'an Temple - 2000 ft

                Popular areas

                • Xin Tian Di - 5000 ft

                Places of interest

                • Jiuguang Department Store - 1000 ft
                • Jing'an Temple Station - 1400 ft
                • Ancienne Concession Francaise - 1.0 mi
                • Jing'an Sports Centre - 1.1 mi

                Convention centers

                • Shanghai Exhibition Centre - 3300 ft

                Shopping areas

                • Plaza 66 - 4000 ft
                • Westgate Mall - 4600 ft

                Theaters

                • Majestic Theatre Shanghai - 4600 ft

                Underground stations

                • Jing'an Temple Station - 1400 ft
                • Changshu Road Station - 3000 ft
                • Changshu Road Station - 3300 ft
                • Jiangsu Road Station - 4000 ft
                • Shanxi South Road Station - 4300 ft
                • Shanghai Library Station - 4600 ft
                • South Shaanxi Road Station - 4600 ft
                • Changping Road Station - 5000 ft
                • West Nanjing Road Station - 1.1 mi

                Local attractions

                • Yueda 889 Square - 1.0 mi
                  WanHangDuLu 889Hao Jin ZhangShouLu, Shanghai
                • Huashan Children's Park - 1.3 mi
                  No.1575 Huashan Road, Changning District, Shanghai
                • Fuxing Park - 1.4 mi
                  No.2 Gaolan Road, Shanghai
                • Antique Garden - 1.1 mi
                  No.44 Sinan Road, Shanghai
                • Jing'an Sculputure Park - 1.3 mi
                  No.128 Shimen Erlu, Shanghai

                Near the hotel

                • Jing'an Temple - 1000 ft
                  No.1686 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai
                • Zhang'ailing Former Home Changde Apartment - 1800 ft
                  No.195 Changde Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai
                • Shanghai Shangcheng - 3200 ft
                  No.1376 Nanjing West Road, Shanghai
                • Henglung Plaza - 3700 ft
                  No.1266 Nanjing West Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai
                • Jing An Park - 1200 ft
                  Nanjing Road, Jing'an District, Shanghai
                • Shanghai Propaganda Poster Art Centre - 3300 ft
                  Rm BOC, Basement, Block B, No.868 Huashan Road, Shanghai
                • Shanghai Lilac Garden - 3700 ft
                  No.849 Huashan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai

                Restaurants nearby

                • Bali Laguna - 600 ft

                  Address: 189 Huashan Rd
                  Phone: 021-62486970

                  72% likes this, based on 90 reviews
                  Cuisine: Asian
                  Price Range: USD 27 - USD 102

                • Saigon Blue - 400 ft

                  Address: 129 Yan An Lu near Wulumuqi Lu
                  Phone: 021-62487386

                  70% likes this, based on 36 reviews

                • Hilton Executive Lounge - 600 ft

                  Address: HuaShan Road 250, XiErDun Hotel 37 Floor
                  Phone: 021-62480000

                  62% likes this, based on 21 reviews

                • Sunny Teppanyaki - 500 ft

                  Address: 1F Overseas Chinese Mansion 129
                  Phone: 021-62480899

                  83% likes this, based on 25 reviews

                • Kaveen's Indian Kitchen - 600 ft

                  Address: No.231 Huashan Road
                  Phone: 021-62488292

                  Cuisine: Indian

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2010
                • Number of floors:
                  26
                • Number of rooms:
                  507

                Hotel Awards

                ChineseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedShanghaiEquatorial

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Spa Hotels in China

                Use Badge

                Hotels nearby
                Shanghai Hotel
                4 stars
                0.3 km
                Urbn Hotel Shanghai
                5 stars
                0.7 km
                Cities nearby

                Equatorial Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Equatorial

                Average guest rating

                7.8out of 10
                Fabulous
                Based on 57 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Single
                  9.2

                  - Excellent service, A big thanks to the groom who arranged so fastly my reservation for the train to Hangzhou

                  - Compared to other hotels of same quality, this one was a bit expensive.

                • Single
                  8.2

                  Availability of the Interview room at the Business Center in the 26th floor and the opportunity to use free of charge for 2 hours

                  Some of the stuff are not really fluent in English

                • Single
                  9.6

                  Facilities, club lounge and friendly staff - all good.

                  Restaurants like all big hotels was a bit over priced.

                • Single
                  8.2

                  I have stayed there many times over the last 10 years and feel very at home and comfortable. It is a high quality hotel with high standards of service and very helpful, attentive and profesional staff. I also feel very comfortable in the lounge bar having a drink by myself in the evening. I look forward to visiting again very soon.

                • Single
                  7.4

                  This is close to the JinAn temple and subway, so transpotation is very comfotable. the room is clean.

                  mattress is not good.(the spring feel bad.)

                • Single
                  9.2

                  Really comfortable bed. Slept very well.

                  Only Wi-Fi in lobby area not in rooms

                • Single
                  9.6

                  Very good staff. Caring and understanding. Extremely efficient yet with a human personal touch. For example the chef gave me a selection of small cakes totally free as I ate his Nasi Goreng. Just very friendly. And very helpful on reception and the concierge showed me everything about my appts locations. Excellent value and 10 star service.

                  The smoking areas. I dislike smoking but I understand it's part of Chinese culture.

                • Older travelers
                  10.0

                  This hotel was in an ideal location for us near metro, shopping and a couple of nice bars. The main reason I am writing a review is because of an incident that happened while we were staying there. One evening during our stay I was robbed while walking near the hotel. We had to inform the police so we spoke to the hotel duty manager, Laura as we needed to know where the nearest police station was. Anyway to cut a long story short. Laura was more than helpful, accompaning us to the police station twice (as we had to make an appointment to report the crime) both of these processes were lenghty and she sat patiently and interpreted for us. She was extremely sympathetic friendly, helpful and nice to us and we greatly appreciated her help. Because of Laura's professionalism I am giving the hotel a good review.

                  W have give this hotel a five star rating for staff because of the excellent service and help we got from its Duty Manager Laura. Regrettably we cannot say we got the same good service from the concierges. We have travelled extensively, (I am a retired marine engineer) and never in my life have we come across concierges in any hotel with such little knowledge of the city they work in.

                • Family with children
                  5.8

                  Location and cleanliness

                  The noise coming from the highway, the spotted carpet in the room, the water of the pool which was a little too cold, the buffet of breakfast that don't have fresh fruit juice, yagourt was not very good, had no pancakes or waffles and had to wait for cleaned cups and fresh fruit.

                • Single
                  9.6

                  Location, free access to the internet from the Sauna/Pool open until 2am!

                  the cleaners often come to the room at 11am in the morning sometimes without knocking at the door!

                • Older travelers
                  9.2

                  Room is comfortable and really has a class of its own. Breakfasts reasonable.

                • Single
                  8.2

                  The beds were very good, staff was inviting and caring, the location is very central. Good value for money!

                • Couple
                  9.2

                  Location was great - I chose this because my office is an overpass away. But this is also a good location for visiting the Jing'an Temple, 2 mrt stops from the shopping street of Nanjing Lu as well as People's Park. The staff were pretty efficient too! Check in and check out was like 2-3 mins? Overall, worth the money, great location, and nice room!

                  The breakfast - happy there was an egg counter. The cold cuts seemed as if its been sitting there for a while already, the Chinese dishes were way too oily (they use lard in some of the dishes!?!). Also when my husband asked for coffee, the lady waitress gave him the coffee that's not freshly brewed and we saw there was a machine there!!! Don't count on the breakfast at all.

                • Single
                  7.8

                  Value per money breakfast buffet

                  Internet in room overpriced @ 120 rmb /day (eur 15.00) Old fashioned crt tv set

                • Family with children
                  5.8

                  Good location. Breakfast was included, even for the children.

                  Staff at check in desk was very unfriendly and overcharged us for the extrra bed. They did not give us the Booked.net rate because we did not state this in advance....

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Equatorial Hotel - Shanghai Shanghai location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                65 Yanan Road West, Shanghai, China, 200040

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Shanghai
                  1.9 mi
                Airports
                Train Stations
                • Shanghai Railway Station Metro Station
                  2.2 mi
                • Shanghai Railway Station
                  2.2 mi
                Underground stations
                • Jing'an Temple Station
                  1700 ft
                • Changshu Road Station
                  3700 ft
                Restaurants
                • Bali Laguna (cuisine: Asian)
                  600 ft
                • Sunny Teppanyaki
                  500 ft
                Parks
                • Jing An Park
                  1200 ft
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Year renovated:
                  2010
                • Number of floors:
                  26
                • Number of rooms:
                  507

                Hotel Awards

                ChineseHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedShanghaiEquatorial

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Spa Hotels in China

                Use Badge