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Mai Vy Guest House
Mai Vy Guest House
Mai Vy Guest House
Mai Vy Guest House
Mai Vy Guest House
Mai Vy Guest House
Mai Vy Guest House

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8.1

Excellent

114 reviews

114 reviews

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8.8

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Exceptional for walking
Parking
Available
Walkable places
Sinhbalo Adventures

70 m

Saigon Logistics

90 m

The Sun Art Gallery

110 m

Thuan Phuoc Handicraft Company

120 m

Saigon Jane

120 m

Popular landmarks
Ben Thanh Market

900 m

The Independence Palace

1.2 km

War Remnants Museum

1.3 km

Bitexco Financial Tower

1.4 km

Central Post Office

1.6 km

Closest landmarks
Saigon Tourist

50 m

Luna gym

110 m

Nha Khoa Hong

150 m

Ánh

150 m

Dau Tam Tailor

170 m

Mai Vy Guest House

241/12 Pham Ngu Lao, Pham Ngu Lao ward, District 1, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - See map

Get your trip off to a great start with a stay at this property, which offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Strategically situated in District 1, allowing you access and proximity to local attractions and sights. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous War Remnants Museum. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

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Highlights

Located in heart of Ho Chi Minh City

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Inside city center

90 meters to Bui Vien Street

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Luggage storage

Room service [24-hour]

Laundry service

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Ho Chi Minh City every 10 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money8.3
Location rating8.8
Nearest airportTan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
Distance to airport6.7 km

Rooms available at Mai Vy Guest House

Very good
Room comfort & quality

7.7

Standard Double
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  • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 double bed
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Standard Triple
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Shower
  • 3 single beds
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Standard Quad
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Shower
  • 2 double beds
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Single Standard
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  • Room size: 16 m²/172 ft²
  • Shower
  • 1 single bed
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        Guest Room (No Window,Area:18)
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          Triple Room (No Window,Area:25)
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            Family Room (No Window,Area:25)
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              Frequently asked questions

              What time is check-in and check-out at Mai Vy Guest House?

              Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

              How do I get to Mai Vy Guest House?

              Mai Vy Guest House is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service with prices and more information. A stay at Mai Vy Guest House also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Mai Vy Guest House has a car park right on site for maximum convenience.

              Is breakfast offered at Mai Vy Guest House?

              Wake up to a great continental breakfast at Mai Vy Guest House. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 3 USD if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

              What is the smoking policy at Mai Vy Guest House?

              Mai Vy Guest House does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

              What restaurants are nearby Mai Vy Guest House?

              Restaurants including Ngon Restaurant, Pho Quynh and Cuc Gach Quan are popular in Mai Vy Guest House’s neighborhood which is known as District 1.

              What popular shopping places are close to Mai Vy Guest House?

              Shopping options in Mai Vy Guest House’s District 1 neighborhood include Ben Thanh Market, Benthanh Street Food Market and Vincom Center.

              What are popular attractions near Mai Vy Guest House?

              Mai Vy Guest House’s location in the District 1 neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Central Post Office, The Independence Palace and Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral.

              What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Mai Vy Guest House?

              Mai Vy Guest House’s nearby natural sights include Can Gio Mangrove Biosphere Reserve and TransOcean located in the same District 1 area.

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              What people love about Mai Vy Guest House

              • 9.2

                Exceptional
                Bathroom

                "Bed firm and comfy, everything clean, hot water in the shower."

                jon

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                March 6, 2019

              Property ranking|Compared to 4,510 Ho Chi Minh City properties
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              Room comfort score
              7.7/10
              Location score
              8.8/10
              Value for money score
              8.3/10
              Couples review score
              8.5/10
              Better than
              96
              %
              of Ho Chi Minh City properties
              Better than
              94
              %
              of Ho Chi Minh City properties
              Better than
              92
              %
              of Ho Chi Minh City properties
              Better than
              92
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              of Ho Chi Minh City properties
              Overall rating:

              8.1

              Excellent
              114 reviews
              Cleanliness
              8.1
              Facilities
              7.1
              Location
              8.8
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              More about Mai Vy Guest House

              More about Mai Vy Guest House

              Mai Vy Guest House

              See the best of Ho Chi Minh City with a stay at Mai Vy Guest House, which puts you right in the city center amidst the many sights and landmarks. With its convenient location, you can easily access to the city's must-see destinations.
              The range of services provided by Mai Vy Guest House ensures all travelers get the most out of their stay. Post your pictures and answer your emails whenever you want, with the hotel's free Wi-Fi internet access. Pre-plan your rides to and from the airport with the hotel's easy to book transportation services. The hotel provides shuttle services to help you find what you want in Ho Chi Minh City.
              Parking is always available, provided by the hotel for their driving guests. While lodging at this wonderful hotel, the helpful staff at the front desk can assist you with multiple services that include concierge service, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. If you want seats to city's best entertainment, you can get help through the hotel's ticket service and tours. The hotel's on-site dry cleaning service and laundry service help you keep your favorite travel outfits clean so you can pack less.
              In-room conveniences include 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping, so you can relax and enjoy your stay. The hotel is entirely non-smoking, ensuring a clean air environment.
              Guestrooms at Mai Vy Guest House are fitted with all the amenities travelers need. The hotel provides air conditioning in some rooms for the benefit of guests. Some selected rooms have television and cable TV to keep guests entertained. The hotel also provides guests with a coffee or tea maker, bottled water and mini bar in some rooms.
              Mai Vy Guest House also provides toiletries in some of its bathrooms for your convenience.


              Dining and things to do

              Start your vacation days in the best possible way. Begin every morning of your stay with an in-house breakfast. Never let hunger affect your travel plans! Restaurants on-site provide convenient and tasty dining options.
              Mai Vy Guest House promises you a fun-packed holiday with a variety of activities and facilities. Have some relaxing fun with family and friends at the shared lounge and TV area.


              Around the property

              Visit the sights and local attractions of Ho Chi Minh City during your stay at the hotel. One of the city's most iconic and famous buildings is Central Post Office, located 1.5 km away. Whatever you may be looking to buy on your trip to Ho Chi Minh City, chances are you'll find it at Ben Thanh Market located 890 m away.


              Reasons to stay here

              This hotel's food and dining score higher than 95% of accommodations in the city.
              This hotel scores higher than 94% of accommodations in the city for its location.
              Room comfort is said to be outstanding here, scoring higher than 95% of accommodations in the city.

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              Amenities and facilities
              Very good
              Facilities

              7.1

              Most talked about facilities

              Housekeeping

              10 mentions

              Breakfast

              1 mention

              Languages spoken

              • English
              • Khmer
              • Vietnamese

              Internet access

              • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
              • Wi-Fi in public areas

              Things to do, ways to relax

              • Ticket services
              • Tours

              Dining, drinking, and snacking

              • Restaurants
              • Room service [24-hour]

              Services and conveniences

              • Concierge
              • Currency exchange
              • Daily housekeeping
              • Dry cleaning
              • Elevator
              • Laundry service
              • Luggage storage
              • Postal service
              • Safety deposit boxes
              • Smoke-free property
              • Smoking area

              For the kids

              • Family room

              Access

              • Front desk [24-hour]
              • Pets allowed

              Getting around

              • Airport transfer
              • Car park [on-site]
              • Shuttle service

              Available in all rooms

              • Air conditioning
              • Free bottled water
              • Mini bar
              • Satellite/cable channels
              • Shower
              • Toiletries
              Location
              241/12 Pham Ngu Lao, Pham Ngu Lao ward, District 1, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
              Excellent
              Location

              8.8

              Airports

              • Tan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
                6.7 km 29 min drive
              • Can Tho International Airport (VCA)
                131.6 km

              Public transportation

              • Saigon Railway Station
                2.3 km
              • Ben Xe Mien Dong Bus Station
                5.7 km 27 min drive

              Hospital or clinic

              • Nha Khoa Hong
                150 m

              Shopping

              • Ben Thanh Market
                900 m 15 min walk

              Convenience store

              • Mini Stop
                310 m 2 min drive

              Cash withdrawal

              • ATM
                200 m 6 min walk
              What's nearby

              Popular landmarks

              • Ben Thanh Market
                900 m
              • The Independence Palace
                1.2 km
              • War Remnants Museum
                1.3 km
              • Bitexco Financial Tower
                1.4 km
              • Central Post Office
                1.6 km
              • A O Show - Lune Production
                1.6 km
              • Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral
                1.6 km
              • Saigon Opera House (Ho Chi Minh Municipal Theater)
                1.6 km
              • Ho Chi Minh Squares
                1.7 km
              • Cu Chi Tunnels
                37.3 km

              Nearby landmarks

              • Saigon Tourist
                50 m
              • Sinhbalo Adventures
                70 m
              • Saigon Logistics
                90 m
              • The Sun Art Gallery
                110 m
              • Luna gym
                110 m
              • Thuan Phuoc Handicraft Company
                120 m
              • Saigon Jane
                120 m
              • Bui Vien Street
                120 m
              • Long Phi
                120 m
              • Dung Tailor
                140 m
              Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
              Property policies
              Children and extra beds

              Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

              All children are welcome.

              Infant 0-1 year(s)
              Stay for free if using existing bedding.
              Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
              Children 2-5 year(s)
              Stay for free if using existing bedding.
              If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
              Guests 6 years and older are considered as adults
              Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
              Others
              • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
              Some helpful facts

              Check-in/Check-out

              • Check-in from14:00
              • Check-out from12:00
              • Check-out until12:00
              • Reception open until23:30

              Extras

              • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)3 USD

              The property

              • Year property opened2011
              • Most recent renovation2018

              Reviews of Mai Vy Guest House from real guests

              Provided by verified guests of Agoda
              8.1
              /
              10
              Cleanliness8.1
              Facilities7.1
              Location8.8
              Room comfort and quality7.7
              Service8.0
              Value for money8.3
              High score for Ho Chi Minh City
              Rating
              9+ Exceptional (19)
              8-9 Excellent (7)
              7-8 Very Good (26)
              6-7 Good (9)
              <6 Below Expectation (7)
              Time of the year
              Mar - May (14)
              Jun - Aug (8)
              Sep - Nov (11)
              Dec - Feb (35)
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              7.6
              Very good
              Richard from United States
              Solo traveler
              Standard Double
              Stayed 4 nights in February 2018

              Airport Transfer?”

              Mai Vy Guest House (Ho Chi Minh City/Saigon, Vietnam) Overall, not bad. But there are only two major problems with this establishment. The first is lack of Air Port Transfer. Through Agoda, they listed Airport Transfer as one of their services which were non-existent. A friend helped me from the airport to the Guest House (as I only asked for airport transfer from the guesthouse to the airport). However, the host was resistant to arranging it. Eventually, she wrote the address of the airport on a sheet of paper to which I could show the taxi driver. At night time (after 9:30 PM) the place can be a bit noisy so if you prefer to go to bed early, this place may not be for you.

              Reviewed February 28, 2018

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              9.6
              Exceptional
              Thị from Singapore
              Business traveler
              Single Standard
              Stayed 1 night in December 2017

              really good hostel, value for money”

              good location, nice owner and staff, very clean room, just a bit noisy when the next door room open the water tap but overall it is really good hostel, will stay there when back to Ho Chi Minh next time

              Reviewed January 22, 2018

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              7.2
              Very good
              Lauren from Canada
              Solo traveler
              Single Standard
              Stayed 7 nights in November 2016

              Decent, if you aren't a hermit.”

              Mai Vy was easy to find and very central, right on the backpacker street. When I arrived, they asked to keep my passport for the duration of my stay. I offered them a different picture ID instead, seeing as it's never a good idea to give someone your passport. I'm glad I did this because when I was leaving, they almost couldn't find it - imagine if that had been my passport.. I booked the single room, and that was exactly what I got. Beware, mine had no windows. Luckily, I was only really planning on sleeping there. If you are not going to be out the whole time you are there, I would not recommend this room. I'm not sure if there are other rooms with windows. The staff were friendly while I was there, I made sure to say good morning and hello whenever I came and left. Some did not speak English, but if I had a question they would get the girl that did speak English to come, so it was fine. The one major issue I had while I was here was noise level. The place is really echo-y so you can hear every conversation from downstairs, children screaming and crying, and people coming and going. One large group arrived a few days after me and once loudly came in a 3 am and played music in the room beside me until 5 am. Facilities were fine, hot water aplenty and air con. Overall, it was only an OK stay, but since I only paid 15 dollars a night, I felt like it was exactly what I paid for.

              Reviewed November 24, 2016

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              7.7
              Very good
              Barry from United States
              Family with teens
              Standard Double
              Stayed 4 nights in April 2013

              Great Value for Clean, Safe Room in Great Location”

              Clean room, good air conditioner, safe and secure.

              Our family rented 2 rooms, both were clean and spacious. Fridges worked: freeze a water bottle overnight to take along the next day (it was 32 degrees C/90 F during our visit). Rooms in the back are quieter, but nothing to see out the window. The front rooms have a window to the narrow walking corridor/street, but this allows some noise to be heard. Family-owned and operated, they helped carry suitcases up to our 3rd-floor rooms (no lift/elevator). Staff also helped guide us with maps of the city and suggestions for things to see. Laundry service was efficient at $1/Kg (in-house). Convenient location; 3-minute walk from the Mekong Express bus stop (we arrived from Phnom Penh). Would stay here again, although the mattresses are too firm for us.

              Reviewed April 09, 2013

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              9.6
              Exceptional
              VIET from Vietnam
              Solo traveler
              Single Standard
              Stayed 1 night in October 2017

              I was satisfied !”

              Right in the center of district 1. This is why I love it. The staff was very helpful. The price was affordable.

              Reviewed October 18, 2017

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              8.0
              Excellent
              Martin from France
              Couple
              Standard Double
              Stayed 3 nights in March 2018

              missing privacy”

              very nice room and guest house. the staff doesn't speak much English but you should know how to be independent is this case. the only problem is open shaft in the bathroom which brings all the noises throughout the building. so you might have a felling that your neighbours are always showering. during night we couldn't block a light that came through a window

              Reviewed March 15, 2018

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              8.0
              Excellent
              Nirou from Canada
              Couple
              Standard Double
              Stayed 7 nights in February 2018

              Nice people!”

              We stayed two nights in this hotel. This guesthouse is managed by a family. They do everything, cleaning, cooking, laundry, etc. They are very nice people always ready to help their clients. The breakfast for the price that we paid was excellent. The only problem was the matrass which gave me some muscle pains. Overall, very good experience. We definitely recommend this house. You will have for your money!

              Reviewed February 13, 2018

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              7.6
              Very good
              Kristine from Philippines
              Group
              Standard Triple
              Stayed 1 night in January 2018

              Great location”

              Location is smack right at District 1 and is near a park and numerous places to eat at. Taking off our shoes is a bit annoying and the lack of elevator or even a helpful staff meant we had to carry our luggage up to the 5th floor by stairs. Speaking of the latter, I can understand it's their home too, but the staff or family or whoever was in charge did not make the place feel homey. They don't smile or offer help or do much of anything really besides ignore you. Good thing the place was clean and we just needed a place to sleep overnight.

              Reviewed January 23, 2018

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              7.0
              Very good
              Louie from Philippines
              Group
              Standard Double
              Stayed 1 night in September 2012

              Kind staff!”

              Staff and owners were very kind and accomodating.

              Staff and owners looked out for us - called cabs for us to make sure we weren't ripped off. Gave recommendations and tips. Even gave us wake-up calls to make sure we are at the airport on time. Basic room amenities were complete plus more - slippers (small, but the effort was appreciated), internet, clean bathroom. The alley we had to walk thru to get there was not the cleanest, but the great service and room certainly made up for it. I would definitely recommend if you are just looking for a clean guest house with the basics.

              Reviewed September 25, 2012

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              8.7
              Excellent
              Van from Vietnam
              Couple
              Standard Double
              Stayed 1 night in April 2015

              Good to stay”

              Clean, Good Location, Good staff

              I stayed at the guest house only 1 night. It's good

              Reviewed May 05, 2015

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              8.0
              Excellent
              motohisa from Japan
              Solo traveler
              Single Standard
              Stayed 1 night in March 2016

              stayed in "Standard Single" (#502). There is no lift, so need to climb tough stairs, but worth doing it for budget travellers.. The room is clean and tidy, although no spare space at all. The Wi-fi wa”

              Hoping to have a filter item "Room types", because in HCMC, most of the hotels has both domitories and private rooms. Even domitories are not interested, but still it is not possible to exclude ones from the list, and need to guess ones from the prices or stars. If there were "Room type" shown on the hotel list as the 2nd best solution.

              Reviewed March 21, 2016

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              9.7
              Exceptional
              George from United States
              Couple
              Standard Double
              Stayed 1 night in January 2014

              Great Place to stay. Nice staff”

              Location, Friendly, Clean

              The rooms here are very clean and the family is very nice and are willing to help you with whatever you need. Arranged an early morning drop off to the airport for us which was a huge help. Overall would rec. this hotel to all types of travelers.

              Reviewed January 18, 2014

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              8.0
              Excellent
              Colin from United States
              Couple
              Standard Double
              Stayed 3 nights in December 2013

              Very good, very cheap”

              Low cost, good location, reasonably clean

              We enjoyed our stay. The staff were very attentive; I believe it's a family operation. They washed my clothes for 1 USD / kilo with 24 hours and did a nice job. There were no insects or other vermin in the room, and the sheets were clean. Housekeeping did a good job of cleaning up. I would definitely stay here again. Only criticism: no breakfast.

              Reviewed January 03, 2014

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              8.7
              Excellent
              gary from Australia
              Family with teens
              Standard Quad
              Stayed 1 night in January 2014

              Hotel was great, very good value, great location, ”

              location, helpful, value

              Great stay overnight only. Great value. Limited English, but not a problem, always someone around if needed. Good location, and good budget restuarants around, more authentic area than some closeby but higher priced tourist areas, less touristy here, and bit more vietnamese.

              Reviewed March 05, 2014

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              8.0
              Excellent
              Kristine from Philippines
              Group
              Standard Double
              Stayed 1 night in January 2018

              Very good”

              Staff wasn't as attentive as we hoped. The steps are steep and there is no elevator. House is in an alley, a little difficult to find but there are good places to eat nearby.

              Reviewed November 12, 2018

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              9.2
              Exceptional
              Nam from Vietnam
              Solo traveler
              Single Standard
              Stayed 1 night in September 2017

              Execllent”

              The staffs don’t talk English much but they’re really nice. The room was cleaned. Will back this hotel.

              Reviewed August 04, 2018

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              10.0
              Exceptional
              Emil from Australia
              Solo traveler
              Standard Double
              Stayed 3 nights in July 2011

              Great little hotel,loved the location, ”

              Staff very friendly and helpful

              for budget accommadation , it was very clean,great price exelent location, will stay again

              Reviewed July 27, 2011

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              7.7
              Very good
              Fatima from Germany
              Solo traveler
              Standard Double
              Stayed 1 night in November 2013

              Great first night in Vietnam”

              Cleanliness, reliable reservation procedures and helpful staff

              Staff helped with finding way and other practicalities on my first day in Vietnam. It's well located in the backpacker area while still in a fairly quiet alley. It was very clean though very basic - towels had logos of other hotels, some sheets had holes, three beds stand in one room.

              Reviewed December 07, 2013

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              9.2
              Exceptional
              jon from United Kingdom
              Solo traveler
              Standard Double
              Stayed 2 nights in March 2019

              Super friendly and clean”

              Leave your shoes outside, this is in someone's home. Only thing I'd complain about would be the lack of storage beside the wardrobe, some shelves or a bookcase where to put your stuff would have been great. Bed firm and comfy, everything clean, hot water in the shower.

              Reviewed March 06, 2019

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              8.4
              Excellent
              Yannick from Vietnam
              Couple
              Standard Double
              Stayed 3 nights in January 2018

              Good located and quiet”

              Not easy to find but quiet. Its in the middle of the backpacker area and good located. Room was clean. We have nothing to complain about

              Reviewed February 18, 2018

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