Recently renovated, this well known hotel is a competitor in the high end hotels for Qingdao. The Equatorial Restaurant has candle light dinners to charm guests, while the Etoile Pastry Counter serves home made cakes and baked breads. The Travelers pub is a night club, and the Lobby Lounge is open for fresh brewed coffee and drinks. There is also the Equinox Pool bar which serves drinks and wine. If that is not enough Carrefour and Jusco are very close by. Hotel facilities include the Equinox Fitness Center, an indoor swimming pool, a jacuzzi, a massage salon, and even a bicycle rental center. Rooms come with broadband internet, king sized beds, queen sized goose down pillows and blankets. This is a well managed hotel and is a competitor for its price range.