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Hotel Equatorial Ho Chi Minh City

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Victoria,Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Equatorial through Luxury Escapes for two nights....Great beds,pillows and breakfast....Upgraded to the Equator Club which provides afternoon tea and happy hour from 5.30 to 7.30.Good swimming pool and swim up bar...highly recommended.

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Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

nice place to stay , the Hotel has a grand lobby with restaurant on the same level , breakfast is excellent, the lobby also has a casino, lots motor cars junk seller around and small shops selling every thing, hotel staff is charming including the front desk

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Hotel Equatorial for 2 nights as part of a luxury excape package. We would recommend upgrading, well worth the upgrade, free high tea daily and free drinks daily 5.30 - 7.30pm. Such a great deal. The location was a taxi ride to district 1 but not a hassle. Staff were so friendly, beds comfy, great pillows,...

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Sunbury, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed her for 3 nights, the hotel is only a short taxi ride from DISTRICT 1 where qe spent a bit of time. The Hotel was EXTREMELY CLEAN and the staff very helpful, we were upgraded to a SUPERIOR ROOM on the 8th floor with a balcony overlooking the d a large window overlooking the pool on the 4th...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

A little out of the main tourist area, but the hotel offered a regular shuttle service (we didn't use it, so can't comment on how it goes). Room was comfortable and clean. We had an issue with connecting with WiFi, but that was easily solved at the front desk. Similarly, housekeeping missed out room one day, but they came back...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for our final 2 nights in Vietnam it was part of a luxury escape package we had booked. Nice hotel friendly staff but the location is a little away from the city centre but the hotel offer free shuttles throughout the day. We just booked taxi it only cost a few dollar and you don't have to wait...

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

Dear dan3012, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers in regards to our dinner buffet. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Best Regards, Mr. Siegfried Steindl

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a 3 night stay at the hotel but unfortunately our stay didn't start well. We had organised a hotel pickup from the airport but the pickup was not there when we landed. Booked in to hotel and very apologetic about the no show pick up and offered us a transfer on our departure , in a BMW. Checked out...

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

Dear SmakoSmako, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. Please accept our most sincere apologies for the confusion with your airport pick-up. We are delighted that you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade to our Club Lounge room. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers in regards to our well appointed rooms, swimming pool and friendly staff....

Portarlington, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although not in the heart of HCMC, Hotel Equatorial is a short cab/shuttle ride away from the major attractions. We upgraded from the Luxury Escapes deal (which I would highly recommend you do if offered) and enjoyed Breakfast, High Tea and Happy Hour daily on the Executive floor, late checkout (almost 6pm) and a shopping guide. The food and service...

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

Dear Julie P, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendation to other travellers in regards to our fantastic breakfast, afternoon tea and happy hour. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Best Regards, Alison Chapman

Gold Coast
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked as part of a luxury escapes holiday and extended the stay for 1 night at a cost of $110 USD inc breakfast. There was no trouble with the airport transfer with the driver waiting for us on arrival. The trip to the airport was only 30 mins. You could get a taxi for about 200 dong ($12 AUD)....

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

Dear jlp9202, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you for your recommendations to other travellers in regards to our airport transfer service. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Best Regards, Alison Chapman

Melbourne
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff; superb, reasonably priced meal at their Oriental Restaurant. We hired a personal shopper (which was one of the hotel staff) $35 for two hours and she took us everywhere we wanted to go. Loved it! The prebooking service looked super modern and efficient but the tour company never responded so it was a bit of a miss. Then...

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

Dear Donna G, Thank you for staying with us and for sharing your review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our staff will be delighted by your comments about the fantastic service you received. Thank you for your recommendations to other travellers in regards to our personal shopping experience. We hope to have the pleasure of...

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $110 - $229 (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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Also Known As:
Ho Chi Minh Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Casino Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#10 Business Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#19 Spa Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#23 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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Upgrade to the Equator Club”
Sharamer, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“higher floors and road facing”
narendrasinghrao, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for refurbished no smoking. Level 10 rooms are good value”
SmakoSmako, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Club Rooms”
mitzisydney, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were on the on the 6 floor which we found very good. We overlooked the pool area.”
pauldE1711NS, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
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