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Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City

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Yorktown Heights, New York
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Melbourne, Aust
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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...

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice comfortable rooms and excellent service. Staff went out of their way to assist. The new Year banquet was sensational: great seafood (amongst other things) and quality champagne. Breakfast buffet also very good. Lovely swimming pool.

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

Dear charliealliott, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your recommendation to other travellers about our comfortable rooms and the excellent customer service that you received. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This hotel is in district 5, just outside of district 1... The hotel itself is very nice, the rooms are clean and spacious, breakfast is good with plenty to choose from. The pool is refreshing after a busy day sightseeing in Saigon, but it does get busy in the afternoon. The staff at the pool bar do not know what...

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

Dear Kellie969, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your recommendation to other travellers about our rooms and extensive breakfast buffet. Please accept our sincere apologies for the mix up with your drinks order. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Alison Chapman...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Older hotel ten minutes away from the city centre and river. Rooms are definitely dated but a very large swimming pool which is very welcome. The stuff at the pool bar were very slow in providing drinks but always pleasant. Breakfast was extensive and the concierge Jimmy Luu was excellent. He managed to organise us on a Cu Chi river...

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

Dear drgrun, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you also for your recommendation to other travellers about our large outdoor swimming pool and excellent service. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back again soon. Best Regards, Alison Chapman Public Relations Manager

Albufeira
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just left this hotel having stayed 4 nights. Overall very good. Upgrade to the lounge level and worth the extra money. Various tapas, cakes, cheese boards, soft drinks included all day and alcohol from 5.30-8pm. Staff really friendly and can't do enough for you. Rooms bit dated but spotless. Bed brilliant. OK bit out of the centre but has free...

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

Dear Jenny L, We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers about the wonderful experience you had at our Club Lounge. We are pleased that you were able to enjoy the complimentary food and drink selection in the lounge. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming...

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Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: Chinese, Southwestern, European, Asian, Vietnamese
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • 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
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $114 - $268 (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
#17 Spa Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#19 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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“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
“Has adjoining rooms for families and rooms that open onto the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Impavid_Pilgrim, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Upgrade to club floor on check in is well worth the little extra”
 of 5 bubbles 421rickc, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Given a choice choose rooms that open to the swimming pool.”
 of 5 bubbles harik960, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
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