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Nam Long Hotel
Ranked #429 of 890 Ho Chi Minh City B&B and Inns
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
1 review
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“DO NOT STAY HERE.”
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We booked for two nights, after discovering how bad the place was we negotiated a discount for the second day. On checking out they refused to give discount, police were nearly called when one of us went behind the counter to get passports. Rooms are extremely basic, ok if that's what you want at a premium price.
We stayed in plenty of hotels during our two weeks, this was without doubt the worst one by a country mile. We had to leave for a flight, if we'd had more time we would have stood our ground for the promised discount.
No member of staff had a clue, a total shambles. Thank good goodness for trip advisor, just wish we had looked at reviews first.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 March 2014

For $18 a night it was ok. The room wasn't the cleanest but not filthy and it did have a/c, hot water, cable TV, and a refrigerator as well as a elevator as it is a 7 story building and at least for me the location was great. The staff were friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 14 March 2014 via mobile

I booked and paid for two nights through Hotels.com. I arrived late and only stayed the second night. In the morning, knowing I was in a rush to get to my international flight, the attendant insisted that Hotels.com is only a booking service and that I had to pay him cash for both nights. Of course I was charged by Hotels.com, and ended up paying for 4 nights despite only staying 1 night.

Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 March 2014 via mobile

Wat a disgusting place , dirty smelly and the wind blew through the rooms like the Antarctic. The reception area is clean and tidy which draws you in but then u enter the hovel with dirty linen strewn in the stairs and bedding that looks urine stained, we stayed one night and couldn't wait to get out of the place. Good location but if u want somewhere clean walk 20 yards down the alleyway to the victory hotel same price but clean !!!

Stayed February 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank Colin M
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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Reviewed 6 March 2014 via mobile

Having arrived in Saigon at 2200hrs on 4th march 2014 we'd had a long day and just wanted to harbour up I'm reasonable comfort but staying within budget. The reception area seemed clean and tidy so we bit the bullet and booked in.
The beds were rock hard but I can deal with that no problem. Then upon entering the bathroom there was a used condom to greet me. Open minded I am for sure but there are limits and that was mine.

Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Boston
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

First off, the location is great. It's on an alley between Pham Ngu Lau (big street with many hotels and restaurants, across from the park and where all the big bus companies pick-up) and a street that connects to Bui Vien, *the* street for eating and drinking at night, but the alley is quiet.

The hotel staff are friendly and helpful. The breakfast is all right. The wifi was nearly useless in my room but strong in the lobby. AC was strong and between the paint on the windows and the shade, my room could easily get pitch black. The sheets were a bit aged but clean. Shower head mount was broken, but the water was hot, so that's fine.

There's no safe in the room, but the staff seemed good about asking to see people's keys before entering the hotel, so that was reassuring.

It's rare and nice to have a lift in the hotel.

The doors to the hallway let in noise easily. From the 3rd floor I could hear conversations in the lobby with my door shut, though these people were obviously speaking way too loudly.

Overall I thought it was a great place for just $18/night.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled solo
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Ipoh, Malaysia
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Reviewed 30 November 2013

We got a triple sharing room that was spacious for our small family of three. The shower facilities and room toiletries came with the package. Shops and stalls selling food of all varieties (local and western) were just down the road and round the corner. Quietly snuggled away from the busy streets and main road, good locality. Front desk staff gave good service and friendly to guests. Walking distance from bus station and across the road from a nice park with simple par course facilities. My family could rest well after each day's itinerary.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Nam Long Hotel
Address: 283 / 3 Pham Ngu Lao Str | Pham Ngu Lao Ward, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City 848, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #429 of 890 B&Bs / Inns in Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Nam Long Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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