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Hanoi Family Homestay

19 Hang Vai Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
Hanoi Family Homestay
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for only one night but had a great experience. The Homestay is located right in the heart of old quarter and within easy walking distance of most attractions. Only a 5 minute walk to Hanoi's Beer Corner and there are some awesome spots to eat/drink out front. Perfume was a great host and makes an excellent breakfast. I... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear Harryjo101, Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about your time here at our homestay! We are really happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I'm not sure what beer corner you're referring to, as our homestay is right next to one of Hanoi's most popular "bia hoi's", but yes, there... More 

Maryville, Tennessee
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38 reviews 38 reviews
38 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

From the flower shop that provides the arrangements to the Japanese Embassy to the bamboo guys and Beer Hoi across the street, the Hanoi Family Homestay makes you feel like you are part of the neighborhood. Perfume, the proprietor, makes the entire experience. Yes, the rooms are average, but the food, knowledge, and atmosphere propel the establishment to 5 stars.... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear nate1879, Greetings from Hanoi Family Homestay and thank you so much for your wonderful review of our homestay! That means so much, especially coming from a Senior Contributor! I am very happy to know that you enjoyed your time with us as well as the tours we helped to arrange for you. It was truly our pleasure to know... More 

Marquette, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Truly an exceptional experience. From the Fa &/or crepes for breakfast to the large communal dinners (all prepared to perfection), you have the opportunity to meet and make friends w/ not only the staff, but an ecclectic blend of travelers from all over Asia and the world- all equally impressed with not only the cuisine, but the competence and genuine... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear dinoo7, Greetings from Hanoi Family Homestay! Thank you so much for taking the time to wrote a review about your stay with us. We are honored to have received your 5-star feedback! We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed having your dinners with our family as well as being happy with the tours that we arranged for... More 

Oxfordshire
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

On the plus, Huong and the team are very friendly, attentionate and helpful. Inviting guests to join a communal dinner is a nice touch, especially at no extra cost. Breakfast was also included. The booking process was very smooth via email and our airport collection was waiting for us, despite being in the middle of the night. The location is... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear darjw, First of all, we would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our goal is to make everyone who stays with us feel that they are part of our family here in Hanoi, and the vast majority of our guests walk away feeling like that. I have never heard anyone say that we... More 

Los Angeles, California
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My husband and I are in our 50's we got to Hanoi and perfume picked us up. We loved her smile and readiness to help with everything from booking tours to Halong bay and trang an to tickets for the puppet show and the train. The room was not as clean as we liked but she made sure and booked... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear Ramiyonat, Greetings from Hanoi Family Homestay! We would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review about your visit with us. We are very happy to have earned your five star review! I'm glad that you enjoyed the tour with Maria as well as the other tours that we arranged for you. I know that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Perfume really took care of us in Hanoi, organising pick up from the airport, booking trains, tours. She even delivered our laundry to the station platform as we headed to Sappa, and on another occasion delivered us to the station on the back of her motorbike. I don't think we would have got so much out of our trip without... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear Tom R, To hear that our homestay was the best part of your trip to Vietnam is a fantastic compliment and it makes us very happy to know that! It was our pleasure to welcome you into our home and it is good to know that you found it to be a 5-star experience. Thank you so much for... More 

Maastricht, Limburg, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Pick up from the bus station, even twice(!) because of misunderstanding about arrival time. Breakfast, whatever you like, whenever you like! If we would like to join dinner? For free! And absolutely delicious. 'Owh, you are vegetarian, I' ll cook something else for you.' Arranging tickets for the bus station and even delivering them in Ninh Binh, including my short... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear Dimitea, Thank you very much for your wonderfully positive review! We are happy to hear that everything about your stay here was excellent. And I am also happy to know that the vegetarian food we fixed for you was also good, as we never want our friends to be hungry when they stay with us! We hope to see... More 

Dublin, Ireland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I stayed here for the second time recently and I have to say it really is a very special place. Perfume and Cuc take care of everything during your stay. The whole family make it so easy to relax into this wonderful enviroment. Hang vai where the homestay is located is a really interesting street in the old quater and... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear aidanm454, We would like to thank you so much for writing a review about our homestay! We are very happy to hear that it is a special place for you to come to in Hanoi and that you have felt like part of our family here. Our family grows every day and it makes us happy to know that... More 

Lisbon, Portugal
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I arrived late at Homestay and the Family was waiting for me like a formula 1 team at pit stops. In under 1 minute they took my backpack, sat me down, handed me a beer and a great meal of rice and vegetables, which for a vegetarian was really good! This just set the tone for the rest of the... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear Nuno_Mesquita, We would like to thank you for writing such a positive review about our homestay! It is good to know that it was a 5-star experience for you. We are also very happy to know that we prepared you good vegetarian food! It was a pleasure to have you here and we hope to see you again next... More 

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Huong (Perfume) runs a great little homestay in the Old Quarter that is friendly and welcoming. She and Cuc cook the most delicious homecooked meals for dinner. The banana pancakes and the pho available for breakfast are yummy too. It's lovely to have her two children around as well and to enjoy meals with her and her other guests who... More 

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Huong N, Owner at Hanoi Family Homestay, responded to this review

Dear adleong, Thank you very much for your 5-star review of our homestay! We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your experience with our family as well as the food that we prepared. I hope that you will come back to us sometime in the future! Best wishes, Perfume, Anna, Monkey and Cuc More 

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