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Jakarta
Reviewed 3 April 2011

This was my second visit to Blue River Hotel and still very satisfied with its services. Thuy and Hay were simply the best giving us advices, book city tours, and arranged our taxis. Location wise is within walking distance to most shopping and restaurants in downtown HCM. Highly recommended

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 2 April 2011

Stayed 5 nights at a discounted rate with breakfast as off season. Hotel is off an alleyway from main road with about 12-14 hotels. Quiet and secluded off the touristy area on the next st. Chose the highest floor but on one night could still hear HCMC horrendous traffic. Only the recepts speak english, everyone else operates on single words...

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5Thank Terence Y
Ontario, California
Reviewed 29 March 2011

will never stay at another hotel, this was my second stay there and was every bit as enjoyable as the first time. Thuy and her new helper pronounced Hi were great, they go out of their way to assist you with everything you need, from directions, reservations for in-country trips money exchange to whatever it is you might need. Rooms...

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4Thank mando72
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2011

We stayed at the Blue River Hotel in early March and came back at the end of our trip because of our experience. We found the staff to be absolutely fantastic. They were relaxed but helpful and accommodating and made our stay that much better. The rooms were clean and a decent size and the hotel is located down an...

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2Thank nataliensteve
Perth, Australia
Reviewed 18 March 2011

This is my fourth stay at Blue River in the past 5 years. Definitely my favourite hotel in Ho Chi Minh. Its a family run affair in the heart of Pham Ngu Lao, the staff are either family or friends and make you feel very welcome. They have assisited me on countless occasions in finding my way around the city...

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1Thank blueriverangel83
Sweden
Reviewed 4 March 2011

Second time at Blue River hotel and we think it's perfect, in a quiet alley right in the middle of backpacker area. The hotel is simple, clean and really good value for money, and Thuy is outstanding, if we go to Saigon a third time we will stay here again.

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2Thank pa2518
Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 16 February 2011

The Blue River hotel was choosen because I had reserved at the Ha Van Hotel in Nha Trang first and that they had recommend us that hotel. After reading the grat reviews on trip advisor we knew that we would be staying at a great place. Rooms are clean and comfortable and staff where very helpuf, always smilling and liked...

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2Thank miketremblayusa
shanghai
Reviewed 8 February 2011

The place is a perfect value for the price and even more. no bad comments. Miss Thuy, the manager, guided us like never seen before. At the beginning I thought it was too much and could look like a scam. But I was completely wrong. She helped us on great tips in the neighborhood, travel tips, bookings,... I recommend strongly...

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2Thank joncruise
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 January 2011

I had stayed before and found the staff very helpful, however last trip I broke my collar bone and needed an emergency flight home, The only flights were 48 hours away, Nguyen organised a flight that night and in 24 hrs I was back in Syd getting surgery. The staff and Accomodation are nice and great value, but when you...

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2Thank JefftheAussie
London
Reviewed 23 January 2011

We stayed at this hotel having read the impressive reviews on this site. We got off to a rocky start having received an email from the owner saying she can organise an airport pick up for US 15, which we took. She stated that no taxi driver would know where the hotel was as it was up a quiet side...

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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: $28 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Blue River Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 24
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Also Known As:
Hotel Blue River
Hotel Style:
#10 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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