Hotel Equatorial Shanghai is strategically located at Jing’An in the heart of downtown Shanghai. Known for our warm hospitality and excellent customer service, this prestigious hotel offers extensive business, meeting and recreational facilities.
Our 506 guest rooms and suites offer stunning city views, and has been beautifully furnished to ensure our guests a comfortable and relaxing stay. There are 15 function rooms can be used for various social and business events, and are able to accomodate up to 800 people. 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 situated on the 4th floor, easily accessible to all patrons. The centre offers a range of top-of-the-line fitness facilities from Life Fitness, a tennis hard court, the Fei Spa and a pool which boasts a breathtaking view of Jing’An.
- Valet service and self-parking
- Taxi and limousine service
- Wheelchair friendly
- Smoking rooms available
- Pets are not allowed
- In-room Wi-Fi
- Foreign exchange service
- All major credit cards are accepted
Hotel Equatorial Shanghai
65 Yanan Road West, Shanghai 200040,
People’s Republic Of China
Tel: +86 21 6248 1688
Fax: +86 21 6248 1773
Approximate time needed to places of interest from Hotel Equatorial Shanghai:
|Children’s Palace & Jingan Park||0.4km|
|Metro Line 2 (Jinaan Temple) & Subway Station Shopping Mall||0.48km|
|French Concession (Hua Shan Road)||0.2km|
|Nanjing Road shopping street||5.3km|
|Shanghai Exhibition Centre||1.1km|
|Metro Line 1 (Changshu Road Station)||1.3km|
|Huaihai Road shopping street||4.1km|
|People’s Square (Shanghai Museum, Grand Theatre)||4.2km|
|Xintiandi Restaurant & Bar Area||3.5km|
|Shanghai Mart & Shanghai Intex Exhibition Centres||8.4km|
|Catholic Cathedral of Xujiahui||4.8km|
|Huang Pu River Cruise||5.8km|
|Shanghai Railway Station||6.1km|
|Jade Buddha Temple||3km|
|Old Town & Yu Garden||5.1km|
|Antique Market (Dong Tai Road)||4.4km|
|Oriental TV Tower & International Convention Centre||7.4km|
|Hong Qiao Airport||17.7km|
|Everbright Exhibition Centre||13.1km|
|Shanghai New International Expo Centre||15.8km|
|Pudong International Airport||48.5km|
Once a fishing village, Shanghai is today a vibrant and cosmopolitan city heralded as the fashion capital of the East. The largest city in the world with a population in excess of 24 million people is also China’s commercial and financial centre. With a bustling city scape full of magnificent skyscrapers and the famous Shanghai Bund, this multi-cultural metropolis is arguably the most stylish and contemporary city in China and not only a favourite amongst tourists but also a popular location for big budget Hollywood movies.
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Visas are required for all foreigners entering mainland China except Brunei, Japan and Singapore passport holders who can enjoy visa-free access to China for not more than 15 days. Standard tourist visas, valid for 30-day visits, are generally easy to acquire, while visas valid for more than 30 days are usually difficult to obtain. Visitors are advised to consult their travel agent, China International Travel Service, China Travel Service, any PRC Embassy or Consulate for details.
Dressing in Shanghai is casual but modest. Warm clothing is recommended for winter. Formal occasions generally require jacket and tie.
Visitors to China are required to fill in a health declaration form at the Customs. Medical facilities are generally adequate in Shanghai.
Tap water is best consumed after boiling. Bottled drinking water and mineral water are also widely available.
It is not a custom to tip and not necessary to do so. To tip or not depends entirely on you.
Shanghai has an extensive public transport system, largely based on buses, taxis, and a rapidly expanding metro system. All of these public transport tools can be accessed using the Shanghai Public Transportation Card. The Shanghai Metro rapid-transit system and elevated light rail has 11 lines (numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6,7, 8 ,9,10 and 11) at present and extends to every core urban district as well as neighbouring suburban districts such as Songjiang and Minhang. It is one of the fastest-growing systems in the world – the first line opened in just 1995. Shanghai also has the world’s most extensive bus system with nearly one thousand bus lines, operated by numerous transportation companies. Not all of Shanghai ‘s bus routes are numbered – some have names exclusively in Chinese. Bus fares are usually ¥2, sometimes higher, while Metro fares run from ¥3 to ¥9 depending on distance.
Network accepted in Shanghai is GSM.
The capital airport is in Beijing (PEK)
In Shanghai, there are two International airports: Hong Qiao International Airport (SHA) and Pudong International Airport (PVG)
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