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Pilgrimage Village
Ranked #11 of 123 Hotels in Hue
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 8 June 2014

The Pilgrimage village is easily by far the best hotel I've ever stayed in and probably ever will! Complete and utter peace and tranquility. We stayed as a couple for two nights - had initially only booked for one but soon after arriving booked in for another as it was clear one night would not be enough! Lovely apartment with both a front and back balcony. Got a great deal on it for just £44 a night as its low season. The pools were like paradise and the perfect way to relax after hectic hanoi. The restaurants/ bars at the resort are pretty pricey so we only ate lunch there once and went into Hue for dinner the other nights. (For which the hotel provide a free shuttle bus) Breakfast was a huge buffet spread of everything you could ever want, both Vietnamese and western options.
There was a promotion on at the spa so we booked in for a full body massage and scalp treatment which were amazing and great value for money.
Staff were great - pretty much got treated like royalty the whole time and loved the little gestures they did such as knocking on our door last thing at night with a handwritten Vietnamese story!
All in all, a brilliant experience. Didn't want to leave! Definitely worth treating yourself here and saving money on cheaper hotels in places like hanoi.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 May 2014 via mobile

Best hotel we stayed at throughout Vietnam. So quiet and peaceful. Amazing pool and rooms. Fantastic but pricey spa! Free transfers to town. Friendly staff. Massive bathrooms, absolutely spotless. Could have stayed here forever. Want to go back NOW!

Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
1  Thank Amy M
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Reviewed 30 May 2014

We immediately liked the Pilgramage when we checked in several hours earlier than expected (we caught an earlier flight) and apologized that we wouldn't be able to check in to our room for 20 minutes (it was 10:30 am!), and said that they had upgraded us from a room to our own cottage. Sweet!

The pool(s) are an amazing relief from the punishing heat and the grounds are immaculately maintained.

The value for the accomidations was incredible and had a lot of attributes of much more expensive resorts. The tours and the food, however, are a little pricey.

We had a great time on the DMZ tour that they booked for us and they even arranged for us to visit several attractions on our drive south to Hoi An.

The service was extremely profession and accomodating without being intrusive. They arranged many tours for us and helped us change our flights.

The shuttle service to/from town was easy to use, but we also had a great lunch at the vegetarian restaurant across the street from the resort.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 23 May 2014

I was in Vietnam and Thailand a couple months ago, and this was easily the nicest place I stayed -- in fact, one of the nicest hotel experiences I've had over many years of travel. To be fair, I should disclose that I was upgraded to a honeymoon suite (for no obvious reason), so the room itself was nicer than their average rooms, and perhaps I didn't have a "typical" experience. But the grounds are common to all rooms, and are just lovely -- a very peaceful landscaped-jungle setting, extremely quiet, fantastic huge swimming pools. lovely eating areas, an outdoor reception area that was tasteful, intimate and yet allowed for socializing...simply a gorgeous property with amazing services and just the right touches to create a sensation of both luxury and tranquility. They also have yoga classes every morning, and probably the nicest spa I've ever seen. It sort of like a hidden luxury meditation resort in the forest. And for a very attractive price. We enjoyed our time at the Village so much, that we had to drag ourselves out in order to see the sites of Hue (about 15 minutes drive from the resort, by complimentary shuttle).
For anyone who is in the vicinity of Hue, and can afford to stay at the Village, I think this is an absolutely wonderful experience. Not to be missed.
By the way, the staff were extremely friendly -- and this was true almost everywhere I went in Vietnam. Just the loveliest people...

Room Tip: Splurge. It's one of those places in the world where your money goes a long way. Save in the cit...
  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 22 May 2014

This place really is superb, considering the price paid its incredible, stunning rooms, fabulous main pool and great second (peanut pool) pool, we loved this place, the butterflies , the food, the staff, the layout, the area, the service , it was all faultless, many thanks to all the staff for making our stay so magical, i highly recommend this place for chilling out and relaxation. And when you go look out for Mai, she really is special, thanks Mai.

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  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 May 2014

It's beautiful here, gorgeous oasis pool and amazing spa. Best massage I've ever had. Only gripe would be with the cleanliness of the bed sheets - in the first room we had they had covered a small blood stain with tippex and the sheets in the second room (we got an upgrade) also had blood marks on them. I would expect that a spa resort like this could manage to properly clean or replace bed sheets.

  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 19 May 2014

My lady traveled here alone and stayed alone for a night and felt safe secure and pampered ! I arrived and we ended up staying an extra night at the same price as it is a clean amazing and very luxury spot from which you can see all of the local sights

The room was highest of quality and clean, wifi flat screen sunken bath outside shower HUGE BED !

If you're coming to hue to see the imperial palace and tombs and need some top notch luxury pampering then stay here

Oh and an hours worth of deep tissue massage and cut throat shave for me helped revive the senses after 7 days cross country motorbike touring throughout Vietnam with the lads

Room Tip: If you have a few bucks extra UPGRADE and get a bungalow ! Seriously swanky
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Pilgrimage Village

Address: 130 Minh Mang Road, Hue, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Thua Thien - Hue Province > Hue
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Hue
#3 Luxury Hotel in Hue
#5 Family Hotel in Hue
#6 Romantic Hotel in Hue
Price Range: £44 - £129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Pilgrimage Village 4.5*
Number of rooms: 99
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Pilgrimage Village is a traditional Vietnamese boutique resort blending harmoniously in the local environment. Set amidst lush green gardens and lily ponds, Pilgrimage Village is a haven, where the pace of life slows down… looking for lost time? Immerse yourself in a myriad of experiences from the luxurious naturally inspired spa treatments to Tai Chi, yoga or perhaps some chakra cleansing. A sanctuary for the mind, body and spirit. Relax, rejuvenate and revitalize. ... more   less 
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