We ended up in this hotel, as the bus dropped us right outside and the Pink Villa, where we wanted to go, was full. Didn´t read any reviews beforehand, and don´t think we would have stayed in this hotel, if we had. We paid 6 dollars for the room, which is quite a bargain, and got a room with a nice view over the city at the back of the hotel. There´s also a TV and occasional hot water. The room was delightfully quiet.
Unlike others, we found the staff to be very friendly and smiling. When we left for dinner one night, I pointed out to the young girl at the reception that Dalat is very cold. She asked if I´d like to borrow her jacket, which I happily accepted, as I have no warm clothes on this trip at all. Quite a sweet gesture, if you ask me.
Lots of people seem to have had money stolen from their rooms. We always had all our money on us, so luckily no experience of theft. Hopefully, they´ve learnt their lesson.
THe downsides of the hotel are that the pillows are quite smelly and the hot water comes and goes. Also, there´s no wifi in the rooms, but downstairs has computers for guests to use for free.
I´d recommend this hotel for someone on a budget for a night or two. The room was ok clean, though a bit smelly (the window was stuck, so you couldn´t open it). The rates are very cheap.