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Air Itam, Malaysia
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

Room - standard facilities (without iron), bed (comfort and provide you the feelings of 4 star value) Bathroom - bathtub style TV - Vietnam channel, English/Chinese with variety of sport, movies, news and many more. Breakfast - maybe limited if peak holidays as the food may not be enough to replenish since only a person handling the cooking, cleaning and... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 December 2015

The staff are friendly, although a better understanding of English would have helped. I had some problems with the shower, but they addressed it quickly. The bellmen are superb! Always at your service with a smile.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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80 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

Very close to the main Ben Thahn market in Saigon. Excellent location, however the rooms of this hotel are old. Relatively clean enough for 1-2 night considering you spend the whole day out exploring. They have good arrangements and partnerships with tour operators which helped us made unannounced. Key element to complete our vacation!

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Chicago, Illinois
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88 reviews
65 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2013

The only good thing I can say about this hotel is that the location is great. That being said, there are a million other hotels in the same area- you can do better. The room I had only had a small window- more of a porthole really. It overlooked an alley, which at night was full of street vendors and... More 

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Perth, Australia
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74 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2013 via mobile

This hotel is very good value at 35usd a night for superior room inc breakfast. It's very well located near Ben thanh market. There is nothing to complain about this hotel except perhaps it's a little noisy with doors slamming in the hallway but it's not a big issue. Would definitely stay again next time I'm in the area.

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Shanghai
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34 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Stayed here for 4 nights. It was recommended by a local friend. The design of lobby and rooms is quite fun/hip (by Saigon standards). Staff was nice and meant well, but generally inept. I couldn't bother to go find something else, so it obviously wasn't that bad, but I thought it was a bit overpriced for what was on offer.... More 

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Sidney
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2013

to avoid the cold in northern vietnam, we flied to saigon,stayed one night in this hotel and we are very satisfied with everything. Rooms are very clean and well-appointed, some interesting paintings featuring Vietnam contemporarily trend. breakfast was huge with lots of varieties. Staff are very helpful and they gave us lots of useful infor to entertain outside. We recommend... More 

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Singapore
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2012 via mobile

I just returned from my trip yesterday (09 Dec 2012)... Overall the stayed at A & EM HOTEL @ 179 Ly Tu Trong St., was pleasant and nice! We are very impressive with the service provided by Ms. Tracy at the reception counter. A nice, pretty and helpful lady... Helping us alot of getting a cab and showing us the... More 

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Luzon, Philippines
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162 reviews
63 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2012

A&EM 179 Ly Tu Trung St A&EM must be the leading local hotel chain in Ho Chi Minh. There is literally one in every corner in District 1 and  I stayed at the 179 Ly Tu Trong branch. The hotel has eclectic interior design, a mixture of Victorian  and modern  glass and stainless  interior accented by dark panels . My  standard... More 

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Bangkok
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222 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2012

The A&EM has various hotels in the area, and there are similar type operations all around - small hotels shoe-horned onto small lots, with acceptable rooms, small lobbies, fine if on a budget. I think I paid around 30 a night, which was what I would expect - A/C worked, so did the wifi, TV, remote, hot water, clean. So... More 

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Additional Information about A&Em 179 Ly Tu Trong Hotel

Address: 179 Ly Tu Trong St., Ben Thanh Wd., 1 Dist, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: $46 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — A&Em 179 Ly Tu Trong Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 60
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“High floor for less pollution of noise from the roadside (motorcycle)”
 of 5 bubbles MalaysiaTravelingman, 20 May 2016 | Read review
“If you go for a window-less room in the basement level, you will be able to get a super-deal.”
 of 5 bubbles haroldbox, 4 Dec 2015 | Read review
“if you can, book 2 floor, you have good view of city not blocked by other buildings”
 of 5 bubbles zeusaustralia, 2 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Consider paying a few bucks more and staying at the A&EM Phan Boi Chau, right by the night market and a much more upscale joint.”
 of 5 bubbles Harkish, 5 Jun 2012 | Read review
“Try to get a standard room with the standing shower (these rooms seem like they are in better shape then the deluxe with the bathtubs).”
 of 5 bubbles LDtraveller, 25 Mar 2012 | Read review
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