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Especen Hotel

2.5 of 5 28 Tho Xuong street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We only stayed one night, and arrived late and left early but from what we experienced, this hotel was excellent value for money - better than the hotel we stayed at around the corner earlier in our stay. The staff were friendly and spoke good English, and they were helpful with things like ordering us a taxi to the airport... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived in Hanoi late and this was the only hotel which seemed to be open. We paid $20 for a family room and it did not disappoint. Clean, spacious with very comfortable beds. TV with satellite channels, Ensuite bathroom and free coffee/ tea making facilities. The stairs are a challenge but we needed the exercise so this did not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there for few nights, the staff was friendly and helpful, the room was clean and spacious with very comfortable beds. The hotel is situated in a quiet street near everything you need. A real good deal

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

This hotel has nice enough rooms, but it's real plus is the comfortable beds, great location and accommodating staff. The shower is in a wet room, which was fine for us but worth remembering. Plenty of wonderful places to eat within walking distance. Highly recommended!

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Da Nang, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Enough said. Great location, cheap but comfortable rooms, great staff. I've stayed there every time I've been to Hanoi & will again in the future. Make sure you're staying at the real one - the fale place is very close but down a dingy, dodgy looking alleyway - it should be obvious!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Calm and quiet hotel to stay in. Food is easily accessible in the surrounding areas but street food is mostly fantastic. It takes about 15-20min walk to old quarters. Definitely need a airport transfer. Hotel staff are really friendly and helpful. You can just call them anytime for any purpose. The hotel provides tour packages which you can choose from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

We booked Especen through AirBNB, after seeing the amazing reviews. It didn't disappoint! The rooms were really comfortable and clean, and I enjoyed the location and the service. Thanh is so friendly and it was great to meet him. Be aware that it is in the heart of the tourist type of area, so be sure that's what you want.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Especen is a great base in Hanoi. I love the location.I prefer the area around the cathedral to the streets further north as it's a little quieter in terms of the mad traffic! The staff are nice and happy to help. The room was comfortable, clean and quiet being on the 4th floor (I was in the newer annexe next... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I stayed here for over a week when I first arrived in Hanoi. The staff were so welcoming and friendly, it felt like I was part of the family. This was very helpful being a newcomer to the area, and I really relied on their advice of where to go, what to eat, how to get there, etc. I stayed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Great, friendly staff. Clean, spacious rooms, mine had a balcony. Unbelievable pricing. Located one block from the cathedral, I walked everywhere. Quiet street in the middle of hustle and bustle. Negatives..walk up for rooms and not updated...neither of which bothered me a bit. Shower does not have it's own stall, which is not unusual, but should be noted for those... More 

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Address: 28 Tho Xuong street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Especen Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Especen Hotel Hanoi
Hotel Style:
#81 Romantic Hotel in Hanoi

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