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Blue River Hotel

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Velsen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

The hotel is in the perfect location. In the middle of the city centre with everything close by. Staff are very friendly and helpful. English was with one lady very good luckily she was there alot. Rooms are also good to stay in. Would come here again when we are here

Thank essie210
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Trip: Solo Date: 1 night - March 17th, 2017 Booking: Not needed (but of course, its better if you do). I just checked in as a walk-in. And I payed $24 for one single room, which I believe is the standard rate. Location: In a small alley at Pham Ngu Lao. The perk here is that even though is located...

Thank Kaori M
Fairfield, California
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I had a recent stay here and enjoyed! It is away from Bui Vien st. just far enough to get some rest, but still close to enjoy the bar scene if you desire. A taxi may have a difficult time to locate, so maybe choose an airport pick-up when flying into Saigon arranged by the Hotel. The included breakfast is...

Thank willys6
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We were given the room on 5th floor in the old house. We had our own little rooftop garden and a nice view over HCMC. Exceptional value for money. Also the Hotel is located in the Center but in an back alley so still it is quit at night. I would defintely recommend it to friends.

Thank wobman
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Great location and great staff. Hotel staff was friendly upon arriving and she gave me bottled water as a gift. She was very helpful with free map for sightseeing. There was another girl and they were both fluent in English so communication was not a problem. One staff helped me book Cao Dai and Cu Chi Tunnel tour it was...

Thank Brenda K
Hardenberg, The Netherlands
Reviewed 7 March 2017

The hotel was allright for me, very clean and a nice room. The staff can be playing a trick on you if you book the hotel online. We booked a room but got another one when we got there, because the staffmember said this would be cheaper (which made no sense to us). For us it was no problem to...

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Window with a view looked out to concrete wall. Towels were from other branded hotels. Broken security chain on door. Key chain was mis-labeled and corrected with tape and a hand written number. Staff wanted to keep passports for duration of stay. Would be a good hotel for backpackers looking for a cheap private room.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I'm currently writing a list of hostels my boyfriend and I visited last year during our journey (March 2016). And remembered, that I wanted to write a comment about this hostel. We reserved a double room in the Blue River Hotel on their own homepage. When we arrived, they checked and couldn't find our reservation. That happens, no problem there....

1Thank Claudia V
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Had the best stay here for New Years when owners threw a party for guests and anyone passing by. Staff so helpful in organising bus tickets one week before we arrived when we were panicked about transport because of New Years holidays. Big room with nice ensuite, very clean. Not noisy at all but between 2 major backpacker strips so...

Thank donna g
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

In a core of HCMC, 1 minute from Boui Vien street. Very calm, clean, neat. Helpful staff, recomended us some travel companies. Good and tasty breakfast. Nice pleace to rest, many books in different languages.

Thank MoAnMaWiMa

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Blue River Hotel is a newly built and refurbished hotel which combine Vietnamese hospitality with international and welcome atmosphere. All room offer a choice of queen or twin beds, window with nice view, air conditioner, flat screen LCD TV, free wifi, in-room safe, private bathroom, hair dryer.Whilst the room rate is budget, the facilities are clean and definitely comfortable, with a light breakfast included and friendly staff who are always willing to go the extra mile to help with tour bookings, hire cars, taxi’s and any other help you may require.Every room has a private bathroom, hair dryer, mini-bar, air conditioner, flat screen LCD TV with international channels, wireless internet access, IDD telephone and in-room safe.Blue River Hotel take pride in pampering our guests with service such as safe deposit box, luggage storage, laudry, DVD players as request and airport pickup & transfer service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue River Hotel

Address: 283/2C Pham Ngu Lao Street, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: $26 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue River Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Hotel Style:
#13 Best Value Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#41 Family Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#52 Romantic Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
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“Do NOT stay at the ground floor. It might be better to get a room on a higher level.”
  • So, here is the window. With the view of a wall.
Trisis, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Room facing the street (with window)”
403christinn, 12 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lower floors if you have heavy luggage”
1step_1kmilejourney, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No lift available”
Mathias-Conny, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay there”
brettm254, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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