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Hong Thien Hotel 1
Ranked #27 of 121 Hotels in Hue
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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews
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“great hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

Loved this hotel, really modern, clean, good facilities such as the swimming pool, helpful staff and nice breakfast. A bit of advice for backpackers: one day in hue is enough and spending the night is not necessary to enjoy the attractions. Arriving in morning and getting a bus to your next destination at 4/5pm is enough. But if you do speand the night in hue, this hotel is fantastic, would happily return.

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Noosa, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2014

This little Hotel is a Gem.We stayed for 5 days and really enjoyed our experience.The young lady at the reception, May, was awesome, funny and with good english skills that made the stay that much more enjoyable.
Hue (Whey) is a lovely spot after the turmoil of bigger towns and cities, right on the river with good areas to sit , with Art and Architectural places of interest. A bicycle is a great way to get around.
Although 36 d,in the shade , we still managed a bicycle ride out along the river west to Pagoda and back , took about 4 hrs at a slow pace.
The beach here is recommended too, some 15 klms away.
Beware of the Chilli Duck at the BBQ place @ the Riverfront, unless you enjoy lots of bones and very little flesh, only place in the world where a Duck does not have Breasts?
Take in a Soccer game if you lucky at the nearby Stadium.
The small swimming pool was a God send…….bicycles and motor bikes can be arranged through the Hotel. $8 to $10 a day.

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  • Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

We booked this hotel for $25 per night, and for that price, it was a bit dissatisfying. The location was near a lot of things, but it's alley location felt a bit seedy and also smelled strongly of sewage on our checkout day. The rooms were average, not particularly clean but not dirty for Vietnam standards. The breakfast was ok- they had some nice choices such as the pancakes and omelet. The staff were very mixed. The front desk lady was fantastic, always helping and going out of her way to make us feel comfortable. But the restaurant ladies were a bit snotty. I would say the only really good thing was the pool, which was designed quite artistically, although too small for the amount of guests. As a lot of people mentioned that they got it for $15, I would not pay more than that, as it is not on the same level as other hotels within that price range in Vietnam.

  • Stayed August 2014
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014 via mobile

The Hong Thien hotel was the highlight of our time in Hue. We were greeted warmly and even upgraded to a room with a small balcony.

The rooms are spotless and comes with the normal amenities for this standard of hotel in Vietnam, flat screen TV, fridge and en-suite (with a bath though).

We also got breakfast, which was a choice of two things from a menu. For example, eggs and bread or fruit and yogurt.

Then the final main positive is the small pool out back. It was pushing 35 degrees outside so this was a amazing to have a dip in. Not big enough for doing lengths but did the job for us.

The hotel is located in the main backpacker district so is not far from anything. The Citadel is over the river but we found this expensive and a little uninspiring compared to other similar sites in Vietnam and Asia in General.

For those stopping in Hue I would definitely recommend this place. Also try to take the train if going to or coming from Danang for one special ride!!

Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Nha Trang
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

By the confusion marked on the calandar,we checked out one day earlier. We requested to stay an extra hour because of the bus' schedule.They rejected firmly.We only realized our
mistake when reaching DaNang.We called back and asked them an explanation. Instead of
calling the Manager to solve the problem, they blamed each other and hang up on us.
Also It was'nt nice to replace an order without asking permission.
With this kind of practice, It will take very long time the reach the same standard of hotels in Nha Trang or Da Nang.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel twice because it was recommended from a family member.
1st time was in Oct. 2013 , stayed in room 102 2bedroom.
Clean beds and room, only suggestion is a fan or window in the washroom for ventilation. Window in bedroom looks out to a building wall.
2nd time was in July. 2014
They were really busy so me & my mom had to stay in room 402 1bedroom.
It was a nice room, washroom had a fan. Nice view from window.
The big problem was the insect infestation, ants were crawling along the walls. I left my backpack with electronics in the wooden closet, took my tablet out during the night ants were crawling all over. Opened the bathroom door and a big cockroach was crawling around.
Was so glad they changed us back to room 102. Ants were still marching across the walls but at least it didn't crawl everywhere like 402.
On the upside the staff and manager were very friendly & helped with booking bus trip. Rooms are cleaned daily & with new towels provided. Breakfast is okay fried eggs & baguette, or pancake(which if this fried crepe thing).

Stayed July 2014, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

Good location just down a small alley off main street. Spacious room s for the price-we had a large double and a twin with stairs down to the pool. pool a welcome addition. Friendly staff (rapid organisation of taxi to Hoi An) and best hotel breakfast so far. Thank you.

Stayed August 2014
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Property: Hong Thien Hotel 1
Address: 35 / 6 Chu Van An, Hue 084, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Thua Thien - Hue Province > Hue
Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #27 of 121 Hotels in Hue
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hong Thien Hotel 1 3*
Number of rooms: 18
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hong Thien Hotel 1 offers elegant and affordable rooms with free internet and flat-screen TVs in Hue’s city centre. Featuring an outdoor pool, it has free parking and a restaurant.Hong Thien 1 has air-conditioned rooms decorated with classic furnishings in neutral colours and carpeted flooring. They have a fridge. Private bathrooms come with hot/cold showers and a hairdryer. Free pick up from the train and bus stations in the city centerOur hotel pick up from7:00Am and 8:00pm. ... more   less 
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