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MOD Palace Hotel

33A Pham Ngu Lao, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ranked #403 of 516 Hotels in Hanoi
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here last week as a solo female for two nights in a two week trip around vietnam. It's a relatively good location, aware from the hustle and bustle of the old quarter but a ten minute stroll. A few moments aware from the oper house. The pool was a disappointment, not really an area to relax - two... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are in need of a dip. 90K/pers. Open 6:30-21. Nothing to brag about. We brought a 4 year old so it was good. However I probably wouldn t go there on my own if the merqury didn t hit 40. But then I guess its very crowded then. I wouldnt eat there.

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New Delhi, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This doesn't look like a hotel from outside and is not very well-known. Rooms are very spacious, conference facilities are great and swimming pool is good. Need improvement with food and need better wifi. Honestly not worth the price!

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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95 reviews 95 reviews
38 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This was the former Ministry of Defence and it is still an imposing building. Centrally located close to the Opera, it has two options the Army hotel and the MOD guesthouse. We stayed in the latter. The rooms are quite big there is wifi but not always working. There are also two swimming pools. Breakfast could be better with more... More 

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Sydney
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Arrived and as there was a break in the weather and it was sunny we headed straight for the pool. The whole time from basically the moment we sat at our lounge chairs we were hounded by hotel staff for 'room number room number!' We had a booking but hadn't checked it yet as we wanted to deflate and rest... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Stayed here for 4 nights for a conference, would not have chosen it ourselves. This is the former Ministry of Defense, an imposing building, but badly in need of modernization. For some unknown reason, we were given what appeared to be the "presidential suite": 4 enormous rooms comprising a conference room (!), bathroom with jacuzzi and separate shower, dining room,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

the m.o.d. palace is located near the the old city (walking distance). the staff was friendly and was able to communicate in english. the hotel has two buildings, an older and a newer one. we stayed in the older part. as we entered the room, is actually smelled a little moldy, but after turning on the air condition, the smell... More 

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Brampton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2011

We stayed in this hotel for a conference, and absolutely loved it. The staff were friendly, the rooms were spacious and very clean, and it was a nice area. It was also quite an old, and interesting building. I found it to be an excellent stay, and will definitely head back there if I am in Hanoi again.

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Quy Nhon, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

Located in a relatively quiet part of Hanoi, but still close to the center (10 min walking to Old Quarter, 2 min to Opera house). Friendly receptionists, all fluent in English. Rooms are spacious and clean, a little bit dark unless you open the curtains. Bathrooms with bathtub, newly renovated. Wireless LAN very reliable. Western style breakfast buffet with not... More 

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