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Blue River Hotel

Hostelworld.comUS$20*
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I stayed at the Blue River Hotel in the dorm room for two weeks while volunteering in HCMC and couldn't have been happier with choosing it. The rooms are clean and with A/C and wi-fi. The breakfast is great. The staff are always welcoming and helpful, even taking me down the street to help me find things, booking flights and...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

After reading the high reviews on TA, myself and my boyfriend stayed here. The room was very average and definitely didn't look like it was advertised. In saying that the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. The internet was really crap in our room but worked perfectly in reception so it wasn't that big a deal. It also includes breakfast...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The pictures of hotel look amazing. This is not the case. It's average and a great location to stay at.. however don't be fooled by how spacious and new it appears. Pros: location, price cheap (although the priciest place we stayed in Vietnam, despite other hotels/hostels/homestay being nicer), good AC, nice staff Cons: charged us extra to check in early...

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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

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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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 - $42 (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 Blue River
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)”
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“Lower floors if you have heavy luggage”
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“No lift available”
Mathias-Conny, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Don't stay there”
brettm254, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
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