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Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City

8.6 km from Ho Chi Minh City centre
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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242 Tran Binh Trong | District 5, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Yorkeys Knob, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is a good base to explorer Vietnam, with pretty good facilities. The rooms are indeed dated but still very good. All the usual things you find in a hotel room and nicely presented. The staff are absolutely superb. Friendly and efficient. Function room, gym and spa are of high standard too. The gym has good, up to date...

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

Dear YorkeysKnobPharmacy, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about our excellent customer service. We are delighted that you also enjoyed our pool and gym so much. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to welcome you back again in the future....

Stafford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In my opinion this is not 5* hotel, the 5th floor room we were given overlooked the pool area, and due to there being a pool party on was extremely noisy with music on until 10.30pm. The room itself was not up to standard for 5*.

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

Dear rosiesweet, Thank you for your review. We hope you had an enjoyable trip and a pleasant journey home. Best Regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations Manager

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed the hotel with my friends. It was my first visit to Vietnam. I had a very good time here. This hotel is far from center of the city but there are free shuttle bus at intervals of two hours. So I didn't feel inconvenient that. The dishes in their restaurant has so many and delicious. I really appreciate...

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

Dear MNK0820, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your recommendation to other travellers in regards to our restaurants and excellent customer service. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again in the future. Best Regards, Alison Chapman...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start off by saying our check-in was quick and staff were polite and friendly. My family and I were booked into 2 interconnecting standard rooms. Rooms were a decent size and the air conditioning worked well. The beds were very comfortable but is not a true king as my husbands feet were hanging well over the edge of...

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

Dear Sharon B, Thank you also for your recommendation to other travellers in regards to the size of our rooms. We hope you enjoyed your time in HCMC and that you had a safe journey home. Best Regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations Manager

Yorktown Heights, New York
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hotel is located in the center of the city, safe to walk around, lots of restaurants, walking places and lots of places to see are close by. Drove from Ho Chi Minh to Mekong delta town of My Tho. Motorized Boat to Thoi San island. Walked, horse drawn carriage ride, honey bee farm, coconut chocolate home factory and small...

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

Dear pjdada, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your recommendation to other travellers in regards to our location. We hope you had a safe journey home and we hope to welcome you back again in the future. Best Regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations Manager

Reviewed 14 January 2017

Not impressed.. We had issues with plugs In our room. The room was dated( with some other issues that definitely are not up to par for the star level of this hotel) all in all very dull, and poorly lit. English throughout the hotel was a struggle, orders of coffee at breakfast, and room service seemed to miss. They set...

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

Dear Niksta81, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. We truly appreciate your feedback as it allows us to review and improve our service. Please accept our apologies for any inconvenience you experienced and for not having met your expectations on this occasion. We hope that you enjoyed your time in Vietnam and that you had...

Melbourne, Aust
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed here over four nights including New Years eve. It was a great hotel with the standard expected of this type of hotel albeit at a better price than most. The service was very good, the room quality good, a pool, good restaurant, etc. We would stay here again. We, ;like others, ended up here through a luxury escape...

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

Dear Impavid_Pilgrim, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much! Our staff will be honoured by your compliments about the exceptional customer service you received during your stay. Thank you also for your recommendation to other travellers in regards to our room and restaurant quality. We are very much looking forward to welcoming...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed our time at Hotel Equatorial. As many reviews suggest, the rooms (particularly the bathroom) are a bit dated but everything you need is there (except for hair conditioner!). The staff were divine and when we didn't get BMW pick up from the airport as promised with our Luxury Escapes package, they offered us free cocktails and a...

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

Dear livdoughy, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much! Our staff will be honoured by your compliments about the fantastic service you received during your stay. Thank you also for your recommendation to other travellers in regards to our airport pick up service and extensive breakfast. We are very much looking forward...

Reviewed 11 January 2017

I have stayed in all of the 5 Star hotels in Saigon and the Equatorial is my pick of the bunch. Great Staff, great breakfast, great pool, great club floor. Clean comfortable rooms and excellent food choices. Can't find any faults here.

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

Dear brian c, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us so much! Our staff will be honoured by your compliments about the exceptional customer service you received during your stay. Thank you also for your recommendation to other travellers in regards to our clean comfortable rooms and excellent food choices. We are very much...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Both my husband and I were there on a luxury escape package, before arriving we extended our visit from 2 days to 6 days. We were checked in by Micheal, the shift manager, and his service was not 5 star. We had a welcome Foot massage each, which was disgusting, they didn't even wash our feet, and it was like...

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

Dear Tania P, We are very sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your stay with us on this occasion. Thank you for your feedback and please rest assured that the appropriate department manager has been advised of your comments which will certainly result in improved service in these areas. We hope that you enjoyed your time in HCMC. Best...

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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
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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: RM379 - RM669 (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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Ho Chi Minh Hotel
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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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“Pool side view if any”
 of 5 bubbles 120stuart, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Very personal choice: pool view, city view, higher floors -more open views”
 of 5 bubbles alphgan, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking pool area can be noisy”
 of 5 bubbles rosiesweet, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Nice Location”
 of 5 bubbles pjdada, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“It may be mid range for accommodation, but for Vietnam the prices within the hotel all but the spa is very expensive!”
 of 5 bubbles Niksta81, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
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