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Review of Sunshine Hotel Hoi An

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Sunshine Hotel Hoi An
Ranked #72 of 140 Hotels in Hoi An
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13 reviews
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“Fantastic hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2013

We stayed at the Sunshine hotel for 4 nights (extended several times because we enjoyed Hoi An so much) and the staff could not have been more friendly and accomodating. All of their recommendations for places in the town (restaurant and tailors) were fantastic and they went out of their way to make our stay more enjoyable (for example upgrading us for free and helping us squeeze in 3 massages at the same time before an 11 hour train journey!). Although only a 15 minute walk from the main stretch, bikes are provided for free or there is a free shuttle bus for going out in the evening. Generally had a great time at the Sunshine Hotel, highly recommeded, thank you to the staff!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Bicheno, Tasmania, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

The Sunshine Hotel, Hoi An. I have now stayed here 3 times and right from the first stay I was treated like part of the family. From Ha in the restaurant to Hun and Xio in the spa and the wonderful reception staff, these people couldnt be more helpful or kinder. The rooms are clean, new and neat. You would expect to pay a lot more for a hotel of this quality. But it is a real budget hotel. The meals are good and its also in a quiet part of Hoi An, so sleeping is no trouble. This is a wonderful place to stay. The staff are sensational. Thank you Ha in the restaurant, you made my stay a delight. I will be back for sure.

Room Tip: All rooms overlook the black marble pool.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bicheno, Tasmania, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2013

A lovely new clean hotel, on a budget. Wonderful clean rooms and very good swimming pool. Nice and quiet area. The best thing are the staff. Also a very good spa for a massage after a day of shopping etc. I've been back 3 times and always get welcomed like a family member. Cant say enough about the Sunshine Hotel.

Room Tip: All rooms look over the excellent pool.
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  • Stayed October 2013, travelled solo
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013 via mobile

We had a booking for 2 days at Sunshine Hotel but ended up staying for 9 days! Hoi An is a beautiful town and the people are friendly and welcoming. Sunshine Hotel was perfect for us...a 15 min walk to town or 5 mins on a bicycle which were provided free of charge from the hotel. It was just far enough out of town to be quiet and relaxing without being isolated. The breakfast was great and the staff could not have been friendlier or more helpful. Great value for money and we would gladly recommend this hotel to family and friends. We prefer smaller boutique hotels where you have a personal connection with staff and the local culture and Sunshine Hotel was a perfect fit for us!

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

We were there during the typhoon therefore spent quite a bit of time in the hotel. It felt safe and the staff did all it could to assist in those difficult circumstances.

The location is ok if you want to be half way between town and the beach. They offer free bikes which makes getting to town so much quicker ( in reality it's a 20 minute walk). The food is good but a bit overpriced, if you want to try something different, I recommend the restaurant across the road, very good food, well priced and friendly staff.

Would stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Prestatyn, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2013

We stayed here for 4 nights in total and its definitely worth the $15 a night that we paid. The pool area is very nice & the food is good, if a tiny bit overpriced. The included buffet breakfast was very varied and tasty. The bathroom in our room did have quite a bad smell (drainage problems?) and the bath hadn't been cleaned very well on the day we arrived but I think that was just a case of human error rather than laziness on the cleaners part as we didn't have any other issues with cleanliness. The hotel have bicycles that you can borrow free of charge which is very handy as it's a little bit far to walk into the old town at night.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2013

My fiancé and I stayed 6 nights at Sunshine. This is a very nice, clean hotel. The rooms are spacious, have decent size minibars/fridges, TV and the best wifi we've experienced in Vietnam. The pool is also amazing, clean, comfortable and very relaxing. The staff at the front desk was extremely nice, spoke good English but take their recommendation with a grain of salt as they seemed to only recommend the big name spots they had received some kind of incentive.

One thing that is receptive is that the hotel is not right no Hoi An old town. They even give you a map that makes the hotel look much closer than it is, but the scale is completely off. They make up for this in having free bikes available, and for just a 5-10 min bike ride, it's really not that big of a deal, and with the pool and the price,

Breakfast is hit or miss. It's free, so it's hard to complain. But it's hit or miss.

I would avoid the the spa. I asked for a neck and shoulder massage and they started on my feet. It was probably the worst massage I've ever received and much more expensive than the amazing massages I've had elsewhere in SEA. My girlfriend asked for a pedicure and they were just going to paint her nails. All she really wanted was her clauses scraped with a pumps stone and all the basics of a standard pedicure. They told her, "no that's not a pedicure, we just paint your nails." Well there's also a simple polish change on the menu, and separately a pedicure. When we showed them this they said they didn't have the right tools. So basically they were going to charge us for a service they were not going to perform. So just avoid the Spa and it seems like an after thought and they don't seem to be properly trained.

Overall , unless you really need to be right in the middle of old town, don't hesitate, just stay at Sunshine.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Spencer G
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Property: Sunshine Hotel Hoi An
Address: 02 Phan Dinh Phung Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Quang Nam Province > Hoi An
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #72 of 140 Hotels in Hoi An
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Sunshine Hotel Hoi An 3*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Sunshine hotel is three star hotel with 45 rooms, near the Anbang beach and 10 minutes walk in the Hoian old town ... more   less 
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