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3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   36 - 38 Thai Van Lung, Ben Nghe Ward, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ranked #98 of 674 Ho Chi Minh City B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Sheffield, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed here for about a week in July. The location was very good, the deluxe room was large enough, clean, and had a nice view. But the breakfast was terrible, I personally did not know what to eat and only ate boiled egg and drank tea. Everything else looked like they were there for days and did not look... More

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Darwin, Australia
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Sophia I have stayed at this hotel 4 times now and I have decided not to return. The reason I went back was overall they are not too bad but after staying in some other hotels in vietnam I realise they are way overpriced for what they provide. Breakfast is included with all rooms and it has always been bland... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Stayed here for 4 nights as a solo traveler in the city. The taxi ride to the hotel from the airport didn't make for a good start as the driver misheard me, taking me to the 'Sofitel' hotel instead which wasn't that far from the Sophia hotel anyway. The reception staff were cordial and attentive, even hauling a room safe... More

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Tampere, Finland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Enjoyed our two nights stay at Saigon at the start of our 3 week Across the SE Asian journey and much was for the reason of our Hotel at HCM City/Saigon. Good service, good location, nice beds and insuite restrooms. Couldn't ask for more value for a buck! Would've been 5 stars for me if the breakfast would've been better... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We stayed here for five nights at the end of February while visiting our son who lives nearby. The hotel was very clean and the staff friendly and helpful providing us with water while waiting for tacked Tec and information about the city advising us to remove jewellery and not carry bags late st night. Breakfast was included in the... More

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Berlin, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

The hotel is situated in a side street in the Japanese District of Ho-Chi-Minh-City. All the major sights are in walking distance and there are a few very nice restaurants and cafés in proximity. The rooms are standard and very clean. The bathroom was very modern. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The breakfast did not meet fully our... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

The staff is really service minded. We were given a bigger room with an extra beg, without us asking for it and without being charged extra for it (we are 2 adults & a child). It is a good hotell for staying centrally in Ho Chi Minh. Close to Cathedral, operahouse, market & museum. Perfect to walk from this hotell... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Early check in without any supplément. Really good and fast wifi/internet ( was able to upload a 500 meg files ) Breakfast is great. Got a cheaper hôtel for the first night but for a couple of euro you should really consider this hôtel as an option. Staff is really nice and gives really good advice that can help you... More

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Hoi An, Viet Nam
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

I have been coming to this hotel for several years and, in general, was satisfied with it. This time I was not given my requested room but was put into a room that reeked of cigarette smoke. They were unable to change me to a non-smoking room because they really don't have any, in spite of advertising that they do.

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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

This hotel has a spectacular location, which would have been even better had we not visited during Tet, when many local establishments are closed. The rooms are very clean and spacious. The staff is attentive and friendly. For me, the best aspect of the hotel was the delicious breakfast, featuring local foods. I particularly enjoyed the preserved duck eggs...they were... More

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Address: 36 - 38 Thai Van Lung, Ben Nghe Ward, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Sophia Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 55
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