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“great location, great hotel”
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Golden River Hotel
Ranked #136 of 264 Hoi An B&B and Inns
Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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“great location, great hotel”
Reviewed 24 March 2014

excellent location, just round the corner from the old centre of Hoi An, but down quiet road. Spotless rooms; we had a room on the higher floors, spacious with small balcony overlooking the street. Staff very courteous and helpful; arranged pick up from Danang airport, which was really useful. Tours were available from hotel,but were never pushed by staff. Lovely buffet breakfast, very relaxed atmosphere, would definitely stay there agai

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 24 March 2014 via mobile

I came to Hoi An with 10 other friends for a weekend to get suits tailored and also to go on a diving trip. This hotel was recommended to us by the dive operator.

Rooms were very clean with comfortable beds. Bathrooms were clean. There was wifi throughout the hotel.

The staff didn't speak perfect English but it was definitely better than average for the area. They were very friendly and arranged airport transfers as well as motorbike rentals for us. They also let our group keep all of out luggage at the hotel for an extra day while we were staying on a remote islands during our diving trip.

The best part of this hotel was the free hot buffet breakfast. Everyone in our group really enjoyed it.

All in all, a great place to stay! The rooms aren't ultra luxurious but the price is very good and the included breakfast was a favourite.

Stayed March 2014, travelled with friends
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2014

The rooms are modern and clean, have A/C, a fridge and are a good size. The staff is friendly and helpful enough.
Don't count on the pool as it's more of a big bath tub in the lobby than anything else. Breakfast is acceptable although there is so much fabulous food in Hoi An that I ended up going out and grabbing some street food most days.
What really makes this hotel is the location. extremely convenient!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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3 Thank Carlo F
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We stayed the hotel 7 days, the first feelling is friendly and professional staff. We really like when you said " Good morning Mr Paul " , so funny anf warmly . Everything from your hotel , room clearned, large and flower in our room so beautiful . My room at second floor , 1 big and 1 small bed with big windown , from my room we can see han river and sky. We enjoy coffee very morning at balcony before have breakfast. Breakfast is not too much but enough quality and very good. We love banana pancake and Pho. They have many fresh fruit ( pineapple, water melon, banana, pamelo ..) amazing. Just one thing not ok is Motobike very old and not safe. ( helpmet not enough ) . All staff really kind , they know everything and recommend for us many landscape for visit. We really supprise about neighbour , they have many children , when they see us , they alway smile and say " Hello, hello " ). We really like here. Hoi an city very beautiful and quite. You cannt visit all landscape if you stay here 1 or 2 days. ( not enough time ) . We will come back here with my family and friend after New Year.

Room Tip: My room is best choice ( Room 301 ) and request Flower and Fresh Fruit.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2014

Im just want to say " Thank you for everything " when i stay that hotel. Everything very beautiful place and professhional staff . They helpul and friendly, funny and sweet . My room with balcony, large bed, modern bathroom . Really love its! Breakfast so good with banana pancake , Mi Quang noodle. Only 2 minutes for walk from hotel to center. I stayed 5 days, we really enjoyed Tet Holliday with Vietnamese Tranditional Games and Vietnamese Songs. Many restaurant for every body want to eat. But receptionist will recommend TREATS CAFE & BBQ GARDEN RESTAURANT for me, so sweet place. All time stayed that hotel and Hoian was amazing and sweet. I will come back at next year. THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING!

Room Tip: All the room at second floor is quieter and more than beautiful. You should order room with balcony...
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  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Gympie, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2014 via mobile

Golden river was a neat and clean hotel with friendly staff and reasonable rooms. However the location was what really made this hotel a winner. It's set just slightly away from the loud bars but is close to a strip of restaurants and just across the bridge (a one minute walk) from the old town. The noise mentioned in other comments wasn't an issue as we found that the music died down by around 9 or 10pm. It was an easy walk to anywhere in the old town and all the major restaurants and an easy 2km bike ride to the beach. Couldn't imagine a better location to stay in Hoi An.

  • Stayed January 2014
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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2014

We loved this hotel!
When we turned up in Hoi An at 2am (after flight had been delayed) every where was shut but luckily the staff here woke up and let us stay!

This place offers free breakfast with a great options of what you can have, free juice and tea or coffee. They are located by the river, and 2 minutes away from the night markets. They are also really helpful about recommending the good places and sights to see in town! Would definitely stay here when we are next in Hoi An.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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7 Thank goldentruf
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Property: Golden River Hotel
Address: 4 Nguyen Phuc Nguyen, Hoi An, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Quang Nam Province > Hoi An
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Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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Ranked #136 of 264 B&Bs / Inns in Hoi An
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Hotel Class:3 star — Golden River Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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