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Universe Central Hotel

549 Tran Hung Dao Ave, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The staff are very pleasant and smiley. However they have little experience with international travellers. Check out is fixed at midday, making it very difficult if you are being picked up at 9pm at night for an international flight. We had to go through several levels of management before we were able to keep our room without paying a huge... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Although Agoda lists this hotel as near Pham Ngu Lao, it's actually quite far from it. You'll need to walk about 30 minutes to get there. Not a whole lot of nightlife around the block. ,a KFC across the street for quick meals. Their Deluxe City View room listed on Agoda as 32 square meters is actually 22 square meters.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Last night i stayed at this hotel. It was no good at all. The staff didn't speak english, the rooms are old and the airco didn't work. The bathroom looks like it is from the 70's and the shower is very low. There was a lot of noise from the city outside. I strongly advise you not to go.

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2 Thank Kristian V
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here ar new years night. The next morning 8 o clock (new years day) they decided to reconstruct the rooms, the noise was horrible. The staff at the reception didnt speak english at all. The bathroom was very old and dirty. We decided to cancel the rest of the nights and found a new hotel.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The hotel is brimming with Chinese, Malaysians and other Asian families so if you are a Western traveller or holiday maker seeking friends this isn't the place to go. Although our stay was suitable for our time in Saigon as we had an action packed couple of days and rarely stayed in the hotel. Location; you are 20,000 Dong away... More 

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cebu city
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

i will not recommend tourists to stay in this hotel. i have killed three cockroaches inside our room, air conditioner very poor ,bathroom supplies( soap ,shampoo) very poor. The housekeeper not even washed the cups that we used every morning.However, internet is okey and the wifi inside our room. Staffs dont know how to smile and not speaking english.

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1 Thank Dang G
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

Very average rooms looked nice at first but the air con sounded like a jumbo jet, the breakfast room/ conference room was directly above our floor and made insane amounts if noise, couldn't relax in afternoon and woke us up at530am. The staff cleaning the other rooms on the floor we also very noisy. There was also no hot water... More 

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

When the travel agent booked us into Universe just a couple of days before our departure for my first visit to Vietnam, I searched reviews for this hotel and was apprehensive enough to forewarn the agency that I would not hesitate to express my negative experiences about their hotel choice and travel arrangement. Surprisingly, the hotel did not disappoint me.... More 

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2 Thank Westwoodlee
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3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

We are a family of two adults & two children & initially pre-booked for 3 nights but as there is south to do in hcmc we booked for another 3 nights in this hotel. We found the rooms to be spotless & the staff as helpful & friendly as they could be. We also booked a tour through Hank who... More 

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Armenia, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

Spacious, charmy, and nicely decorated rooms (we booked the deluxe rooms).. BUT .. If you want a nice nights sleep.. well .. forget it.. at 6am everyday the cleaning ladies are coming, and they are not quiet.. Furthermore, as someone already stated.. you can hear people moving furniture, dropping money on the floor or talking as clearly as it would... More 

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