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The 138 Home
The 138 Home
The 138 Home
The 138 Home
The 138 Home
The 138 Home
The 138 Home

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7.9

Very good

51 reviews

51 reviews

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9.1

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - Inside city center
Exceptional for walking
Parking
FREE
Walkable places
7-Eleven

120 m

Notre Dame Square

160 m

30/4 Park

200 m

Ly Tu Trong Park

210 m

Reunification Palace

220 m

Popular landmarks
Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral

290 m

A O Show - Lune Production

600 m

War Remnants Museum

610 m

Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)

610 m

Ben Thanh Market

620 m

Closest landmarks
Lop Yoga

40 m

International Medical Centre

180 m

Ho Chi Minh City Supreme People's Court

190 m

International SOS Clinic

210 m

Consulate of Laos

210 m

The 138 Home

Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 700000 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Strategically situated in District 1, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous War Remnants Museum. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

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Highlights

Inside city center

Check-in [24-hour]

120 meters to Notre Dame Square

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Breakfast [free]

Facilities

Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Front desk [24-hour]

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Breakfast [free]

Bar

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Ho Chi Minh City every 10 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.2
Location rating9.1
Nearest airportTan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
Distance to airport6.2 km

Rooms available at The 138 Home

Standard Single Room with Small Double Bed - Non-Smoking
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 semi double bed
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Deluxe Room with Balcony
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 single bed
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Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed
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Queen Garden View Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed
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Single Room with Balcony
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
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Deluxe Double Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
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Deluxe Room(Bathtub)
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
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Twin/Double Room
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    Double Standard
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      SINGLE ROOM DOUBLE BED FOR NON-SMOKERS
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        Frequently asked questions

        What time is check-in and check-out at The 138 Home?

        Check-in is from 12:30 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

        How do I get to The 138 Home?

        A stay at The 138 Home also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, The 138 Home has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests.

        Is breakfast offered at The 138 Home?

        Wake up to a great buffet breakfast at The 138 Home. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 7 USD if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

        What are my dining options at The 138 Home?

        The 138 Home features an on-site restaurant for your dining convenience.

        What is the smoking policy at The 138 Home?

        The 138 Home does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

        What restaurants are nearby The 138 Home?

        The 138 Home is located in District 1, famous for good restaurants such as Ngon Restaurant, Pho Quynh and Cuc Gach Quan.

        What popular shopping places are close to The 138 Home?

        Shopping options in The 138 Home’s District 1 neighborhood include Ben Thanh Market, Benthanh Street Food Market and Vincom Center.

        What are popular attractions near The 138 Home?

        The 138 Home is located in District 1 area, which is famous for attractions such as Central Post Office, The Independence Palace and Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

        What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to The 138 Home?

        The 138 Home is located within District 1, which makes it conveniently close to natural sights including Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve and TransOcean.

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        What people love about The 138 Home

        • 10

          Exceptional

          "Perfect place to stay if you want to feel at home away from home."

          Thai

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          December 10, 2020

        • 10

          Exceptional
          Staff 

          "Staff friendly."

          Claire

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          January 20, 2020

        • 9.6

          Exceptional
          Staff 

          "Centrally located in district 1, clean room, friendly staff."

          Ton

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          December 27, 2019

        Property ranking|Compared to 4,597 Ho Chi Minh City properties
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        Location score
        9.1/10
        Value for money score
        8.2/10
        Room size
        24 sqm.
        Service score
        8.1/10
        Better than
        97
        %
        of Ho Chi Minh City properties
        Better than
        90
        %
        of Ho Chi Minh City properties
        Bigger than
        90
        %
        of Ho Chi Minh City properties
        Better than
        88
        %
        of Ho Chi Minh City properties
        Overall rating:

        7.9

        Very good
        51 reviews
        Cleanliness
        7.6
        Facilities
        7.0
        Location
        9.1
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        More about The 138 Home

        More about The 138 Home

        The 138 Home

        For travelers who want to take in the sights and sounds of Ho Chi Minh City, The 138 Home is the perfect choice. Its convenient location right in the city center allows you more time to see all that Ho Chi Minh City has to offer.
        Enjoy all that The 138 Home has to offer! Free internet access provided within the hotel keeps you connected throughout your stay. Exploring Ho Chi Minh City is made even more convenient with the shuttle services available at the hotel. For guests arriving by car, parking is provided free of charge.
        Always get the assistance you need with front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. Booking the best tickets and getting the hottest restaurant reservations are made easy with help from the hotel's ticket service and tours. For longer stays or whenever you need it, the laundromat, dry cleaning service and laundry service keep your favorite travel outfits clean and available. Feel like doing nothing? Available services like room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your time at the The 138 Home.
        For health reasons, smoking is not permitted anywhere inside the hotel. For guests who would like to smoke, the designated smoking areas are available.
        All guestrooms at The 138 Home provide guests with a range of amenities to ensure a restful night. Enjoy your stay even more at the hotel, knowing that some selected rooms include linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning. Some rooms at The 138 Home are available with design features like a balcony or terrace. For a bit of entertainment, guests will find television and cable TV available in some selected rooms.
        Don't worry about being thirsty as a refrigerator, bottled water and mini bar are provided in some guestrooms. Bathroom amenities are just as important as others, and at the hotel you'll find a hair dryer, toiletries and towels available in some guest bathrooms.


        Dining and things to do

        Every day at The 138 Home begins with a delicious complimentary breakfast. A number of great dining options at the hotel assures that you'll always have convenient and delicious choices. A great night out couldn't be easier! Enjoy a fun evening without traveling outside at the bar.


        Around the property

        Don't spend all your time inside while in Ho Chi Minh City! Be sure to stop by Central Post Office located 280 m away, one of the most famous of all local landmarks. Find that special item or souvenir that will commemorate your trip to Ho Chi Minh City at Ben Thanh Market located 610 m away.


        Reasons to stay here

        Compared to the city's accommodation options, this hotel scored higher than 90% of them for food and dining.
        Guests who stayed at this hotel have scored it higher than 96% of accommodations in the city.
        According to guests who stayed here, this hotel's room comfort is rated higher than 90% of other accommodations in Ho Chi Minh City.

        Amenities and facilities
        Very good
        Facilities

        7

        Most talked about facilities

        Breakfast

        3 mentions

        Housekeeping

        1 mention

        Languages spoken

        • English
        • Vietnamese

        Internet access

        • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
        • Internet [LAN]
        • Wi-Fi in public areas

        Things to do, ways to relax

        • Garden
        • Ticket services
        • Tours

        Dining, drinking, and snacking

        • Bar
        • Breakfast [free]
        • Restaurants
        • Room service

        Services and conveniences

        • Concierge
        • Daily housekeeping
        • Dry cleaning
        • Elevator
        • Laundromat
        • Laundry service
        • Luggage storage
        • Postal service
        • Safety deposit boxes
        • Smoke-free property
        • Smoking area

        Access

        • Buzzer/wireless intercom
        • Check-in/out [express]
        • Check-in/out [private]
        • Check-in [24-hour]
        • Front desk [24-hour]
        • Pets allowed
        • Security [24-hour]

        Getting around

        • Car park [free of charge]
        • Car park [on-site]
        • Shuttle service

        Available in all rooms

        • Air conditioning
        • Blackout curtains
        • Carbon monoxide detector
        • Clothes rack
        • Desk
        • Free bottled water
        • Hair dryer
        • In-room safe box
        • Internet access – LAN
        • Internet access – wireless
        • Ironing facilities
        • LAN Internet in room [free]
        • Laptop workspace
        • Mini bar
        • Mirror
        • Refrigerator
        • Satellite/cable channels
        • Scale
        • Shower
        • Slippers
        • Smoke detector
        • Soundproofing
        • Toiletries
        • Towels
        • Umbrella
        • Wi-Fi [free]
        • Wooden/parqueted flooring
        Food and dining
        Breakfast options
        • Asian
        Location
        Nam Kỳ Khởi Nghĩa, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 700000
        Exceptional
        Location

        9.1

        Airports

        • Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
          6.2 km
        • Can Tho International Airport (VCA)
          132.8 km

        Public transportation

        • Saigon Railway Station
          2.4 km
        • Ben Xe Mien Dong Bus Station
          4.4 km

        Hospital or clinic

        • International Medical Centre
          180 m

        Shopping

        • Ben Thanh Market
          620 m

        Convenience store

        • Mini Stop
          410 m

        Cash withdrawal

        • ATM
          480 m
        What's nearby

        Popular landmarks

        • The Independence Palace
          240 m
        • Central Post Office
          280 m
        • Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
          290 m
        • A O Show - Lune Production
          600 m
        • War Remnants Museum
          610 m
        • Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)
          610 m
        • Ben Thanh Market
          620 m
        • Bitexco Financial Tower
          1.0 km
        • Ho Chi Minh Squares
          1.1 km
        • Cu Chi Tunnels
          36.6 km

        Nearby landmarks

        • Lop Yoga
          40 m
        • 7-Eleven
          120 m
        • Notre Dame Square
          160 m
        • International Medical Centre
          180 m
        • Ho Chi Minh City Supreme People's Court
          190 m
        • 30/4 Park
          200 m
        • International SOS Clinic
          210 m
        • Consulate of Laos
          210 m
        • Ly Tu Trong Park
          210 m
        • Reunification Palace
          220 m
        Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
        Property policies
        Children and extra beds

        Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

        All children are welcome.

        Infant 0-2 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
        Children 3-12 year(s)
        Stay for free if using existing bedding.
        If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
        Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
        Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
        Others
        • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
        Some helpful facts

        Check-in/Check-out

        • Check-in from12:30
        • Check-in until14:00
        • Check-out from10:30
        • Check-out until12:00
        • Reception open until20:00

        Extras

        • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)7 USD

        The property

        • Local Tax ID/ Rental License8411840320
        • Number of bars/lounges1
        • Number of floors2
        • Number of restaurants1
        • Number of rooms 16
        • Room voltage220
        • Year property opened2018

        Reviews of The 138 Home from real guests

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        7.9
        /
        10
        Cleanliness7.6
        Facilities7.0
        Location9.1
        Service8.1
        Value for money8.2
        High score for Ho Chi Minh City
        Rating
        9+ Exceptional (11)
        8-9 Excellent (5)
        7-8 Very Good (3)
        6-7 Good (3)
        <6 Below Expectation (7)
        Time of the year
        Mar - May (5)
        Jun - Aug (5)
        Sep - Nov (11)
        Dec - Feb (8)
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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Sally
        Group
        Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
        Stayed 3 nights in May 2019

        Great location in Ho Chi MinhCity”

        This was our first stop on our Vietnam trip and we were more than happy with our accommodation. Everything was very clean and staff were very helpful when we had queries. The location was excellent - just about everything we wanted to see was within walking distance. Vey happy to recommend the 138 Home.

        Reviewed July 04, 2019

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        The 138 Home
        10.0
        Exceptional
        Cao from Vietnam
        Family with teens
        Standard Single Room with Small Double Bed - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 1 night in July 2019

        Staff was amazing!”

        This is the 4th time I book here, never disappointed. Even though We had a mistake booking of 2 single rooms for family 5 ppl, the girl at the front desk upgraded 1 room for my parents and brother for free. We also have breakfast tickets for all members. The location was great, right in front of the independent palace. Definitely recommend this place ! They have a new space for guests to sit outside with good view down the street, but unfortunately it closes at night and we couldn’t use.

        Reviewed July 27, 2019

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Daniel from Indonesia
        Solo traveler
        Standard Single Room with Small Double Bed - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 2 nights in November 2019

        Best place to stay”

        Placed in front of independence palace and near central post office. Room was clean, the breakfast had great taste for an asian people like me. The staff was helpful. I will stay in here when i visited hcmc again.

        Reviewed November 13, 2019

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        9.2
        Exceptional
        IONUT from United Arab Emirates
        Solo traveler
        Standard Single Room with Small Double Bed - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 6 nights in December 2018

        A cosy and good hotel”

        I have been a tourist in Saigon during the last week of December 2018. I must say I did not know what to expect, although the presentation pictures looked nice and the price seemed decent. And I was not wrong. I had looked before on other options, but The 138 Home seemed to be the better choice. The hotel is close to the center, but at the same time, not noisy (that was important to me, because I wanted to rest). The staff was nice and helpful. I appreciated also the lady at the entrance in red traditional dress, greeting all people, no matter if coming or leaving, that is a good sign of civilization and education. The food is good and various, many choices available. With the low booking price I got breakfast included (I recommend the soups, they are very delicious). The rooms are clean, and to my appreciation they can be qualified as three stars hotel (even if in fact it is officially a hostel). Some of the rooms have toilets with no dividing glass for the shower. Overall good hotel.

        Reviewed February 05, 2019

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Claire from United Kingdom
        Couple
        Queen Garden View Room
        Stayed 2 nights in January 2020

        Exceptional”

        Central to everything. Lovely restaurant below the hotel. Staff friendly. If you have a later check in/departure speak to staff as sometimes they close the desk early. Quirky interior. Lovely stay overall

        Reviewed January 20, 2020

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        10.0
        Exceptional
        Thai from Vietnam
        Solo traveler
        Standard Single Room with Small Double Bed - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 4 nights in June 2020

        Execllent Home-stay!”

        Perfect place to stay if you want to feel at home away from home.

        Reviewed December 10, 2020

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        9.6
        Exceptional
        Ton from Australia
        Solo traveler
        Standard Single Room with Small Double Bed - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 4 nights in December 2019

        Surprisingly good for this price”

        Centrally located in district 1, clean room, friendly staff. Surprisingly low price.

        Reviewed December 27, 2019

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        6.4
        Good
        michael from United Kingdom
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
        Stayed 1 night in February 2019

        Could be good ”

        In a good location. Booking in a challenge, Did not want to give us the room we had booked, and blamed Agoda for problem. This happened also to another traveler they can get more money for the room if booked independently . We did get our room after discussion and two free beers. . The room was well presented and clean , however toilet was leaking and the sink was blocked. Breakfast was included in the price, however the breakfast menu offered did not have anything a vegetarian can eat. Provided a kettle in the room, but cups, coffee and tea not provided. When going out in the evening, returning to the hotel it was in the dark and there was not a member of staff on call. to assist walking through the restaurant. Good night sleep.and comfortable bed. Good aircon, and TV

        Reviewed March 04, 2019

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        7.2
        Very good
        Changdae from South Korea
        Business traveler
        Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
        Stayed 6 nights in March 2019

        Very good”

        The location of the hostel and the condition of the rooms are good, but the surrounding noise is quite disturbing. Soundproofing is necessary. Breakfast menu is also normal.

        Reviewed March 24, 2019

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        6.8
        Good
        Balázs
        Couple
        Deluxe Room with Balcony
        Stayed 4 nights in December 2018

        Good”

        Very good location, nice authentic style apartments with balcony. We had 4 days spent in it. Unfortunately once we met with a cockroach in the bathroom besides that it was OK. For breakfast the only serve Asian dishes in the restaurant, which is not always a pleasure for a European stomach, so consider requesting breakfast.

        Reviewed January 09, 2019

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        6.0
        Wai from Singapore
        Solo traveler
        Standard Single Room with Small Double Bed - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 3 nights in September 2019

        A hidden gem in city centre”

        Nice place with character, a hidden oasis a stones throw from the national palace and central hcm. If it's privacy you want then this is perfect.

        Reviewed October 03, 2019

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        4.8
        Hannah from United States
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
        Stayed 2 nights in November 2019

        Did not end up staying ”

        We flew in to Saigon and took a taxi here. Was bummed because all of our other hotels allowed for taxi pick up and this one did not. Arrived to find a restaurant below the hotel, not a big deal but you can’t use restaurant level elevator unless you work there so we hoofed it’s to the 5th floor for check in. Guy was nice enough. We went to the room, lock didn’t work for the door well. Got in the room, supposedly cleaned but had no toilet paper or shampoo. Everything was bare as in the bed had sheets but nothing extra, no waters, not anything. We decided that we wanted to stay somewhere else that was able to help us more and keep the rooms cleaner.

        Reviewed November 10, 2019

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        8.8
        Excellent
        Chang from South Korea
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
        Stayed 1 night in November 2018

        Cute hotel with reasonable price in a good location.”

        This hotel is located at the restaurant. You may wondering to find the entrance of the hotel. Moreover you may should wait the receptionist if you arrive at late night. However you will satisfy with the decoration of the room with antique chinese matters. Especially the breakfast at the restaurant in the first floor was so nice with same menu of the restaurant. The location is not bad that it is almost 1.5 km from Ben Than market. I recommand this hotel to other guests.

        Reviewed November 25, 2018

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        8.4
        Excellent
        SOYOUNG from South Korea
        Group
        Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
        Stayed 2 nights in December 2018

        good”

        It was a little hard to communicate with the staff, but almost all of them were nice and kind. Most of all, the location was great. It`s not much far from the airport and a lot close to the ben tanh market.

        Reviewed December 18, 2018

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        6.0
        natacha from France
        Couple
        Queen Garden View Room
        Stayed 2 nights in January 2019

        Bien placé et équipe sympa ”

        Hôtel bien situé car plusieurs monuments et restaurants sympa à proximité. Accueil chaleureux par un personnel jeune et sympathique. Si vous tenez à un breakfast continental dommage car il n’y a que 5 choix de plats vietnamiens au petit déjeuner avec café ou thé rien de plus . Donc vous pouvez économiser ici si vous le souhaitez. Nous avions pris une chambre avec vue sur le jardin... mais c’est inutile aussi car du coup vous êtes côté rue. J ai particulièrement appréciée la décoration asiatique vintage. L’hôtel bénéficie aussi d’un restaurant au rez-de-chaussée ( qui sert également de salle pour le petit déjeuner) très apprécié des locaux ( je ne l’ai pas testé personnellement) . Le manager nous a réservé un taxi avec son appli Grab ( l’équivalent d’Uber ) afin que l’on paye moins cher notre trajet vers l’aéroport.

        Reviewed January 31, 2019

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        6.0
        Quang from Switzerland
        Solo traveler
        Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
        Stayed 3 nights in November 2018

        Above average”

        Personne à la réception à l'arrivée (8h a.m.), jusqu'à 9h seulement. Dois réclamer pour qu'on fasse la chambre au 2è jour! Le soir, vers 0h30, tout est fermé, je dois frapper à la porte d'entrée pendant au mois 5 minutes pour que quelqu'un vienne.

        Reviewed November 20, 2018

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        6.0
        HIROSHI from Vietnam
        Couple
        Queen Garden View Room
        Stayed 1 night in October 2019

        有名レストランの上のホテルなのに朝食が美味しくない”

        フロントがほとんど機能してない。5階にあることも問題だが、チェックアウトの時に人がいない(昼食中)ため待たされる。これはホテルとして失格。 有名なレストランで観光客はよく来るはずだが朝食メニューがプアなのと美味しくない。統一会堂のそばで場所は良いのに残念。

        Reviewed October 14, 2019

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        8.8
        Excellent
        michiyo from Thailand
        Solo traveler
        Standard Single Room with Small Double Bed - Non-Smoking
        Stayed 2 nights in March 2019

        便利な場所です”

        1Fが大きなレストランで、ホテルは併設されている感じ。 ベトナム料理を楽しむには好都合です。 部屋はこじんまりしてますが、清潔で気持ちよく滞在できます。 また、泊まりたいと思います。

        Reviewed March 22, 2019

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        9.2
        Exceptional
        Mechell
        Couple
        Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
        Stayed 3 nights in August 2019

        物超所值”

        地點好,方便,安全。離所有景點都在10-15分鐘路程。也是一個可以吃到各類小吃的好地方

        Reviewed September 03, 2019

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        7.6
        Very good
        Chia from Taiwan
        Group
        Deluxe Queen Bed Non-Smoking
        Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

        溫馨親切”

        這間飯店很溫馨,櫃檯接待及服務人員都非常熱忱,在還沒抵達前就再三確認,到達後,非常迅速的提供房間,冷氣也已打開,後續需要的服務,都能一一替我們解決,超讚的,唯一的缺點是附近道路較小條都是單行道,搭車稍稍不方便,週六晚間附近有一家舞廳營業,蠻吵的

        Reviewed June 26, 2019

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