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Lake Side Hotel

23 Ngoc Khanh Road, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Got there by accident. Someone who wasn't a motorcycle taxi posed and then didn't know any hotels down that street. He saw this one and the bell captain rushed out and grabbed my bags... The rest is history. The Business Center was a good touch and staff really helpful there. (Had to make an online booking, which failed and then... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I stayed in this hotel for work because of its proximity to the convention centre (walking distance). The room was big, but not overly clean... It grossed me out a bit. Weird stains on the sheets, the "lake side" view is through scratchy glass and is of a gross drab looking lake. The breakfast was very ordinary for the most... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Stayed here one week for business. Ok with the rooms but breakfast was a hit and miss. Some days great and some days just ok. Japanese restaurant was ok but little overpriced. They did give you a discount coupon when you checked in. Laundry service was excellent and fast. Close to a supermarket. Lot of smokers in lobby.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

- Location: In diplomatic area - Near there: Supermarket Hi-way, Lotte supermarket and department store, Daewoo Hotel, Giang Vo Exhibition, 2-4 km from universities such as Vietnam National Unniversity, 6km from Kangnam Building, 6km to Old Quarter. - Room: Clean, but remember when using kettle to make hot water, be careful because I am so clumsy that I drop hot... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

location old quarter is the hub off the city. it is like 5 minutes cab ride away from there. would not prefer to stay there. if u want to do to ha long bay tour. u have to make it to opera house by yourself as all the tour groups only pick u up from old quarter. expensive paid 65... More 

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Alan K, Manager at Lake Side Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir / Madam, Thank you for your comment, we will review and improve. As for the old rooms, we are in the progress in refurnishing our rooms, we hope you will have a chance to come again and see our new rooms! More 

Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014 via mobile

Large clean rooms, large bath, great service. Older furnishings and Art Deco style but maintained. In room wifi fades on occasion but fixed when you notify front desk. Quiet area with easy access to major attractions. In the Embasies area. Lacks nite life.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Spent 4 nights there on a business trip. Found the room decent and clean, but air conditioner was noisy and not very cold. Could tell that the place was quite old. Shocked to find a big hole in the wall behind the bedside table, exposing all the loose wiring. Shows the shoddy build quality. Surprised to find luxury sanitaryware (V&B... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

This is an large, older hotel, the room reflected this with stained carpet and old fashioned wall paper! Otherwise it was comfortable and clean and was close by to our friends house. It is not close to the Hoan Kiem area but taxis are plentiful and are all metered; small taxis are cheaper than bigger ones! Other than eggs, breakfast... More 

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Giessen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2010

Hotel is in central location, roos are ok, not fncz butclean, WiFi is free, helpful staff, breakfast is included in 66 US$/night,. rated as 4 * hotel, has own shuttle service, has continetal (a little basic) and chinese mornig buffet with ready made eggs and sausages, has also conference rooms available, was my first time in Hanoi, stay was better... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2010

I stayed in this hotel together with my mom, aunts and uncle of whom are late fifties and above. We have flown in from Saigon and used this hotel to stay for a night before heading to Halong Bay to stay on the junk cruises. The first night we arrived, even after lowering our expectations, we really wanted to move... More 

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