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Universe Central Hotel

3.0 of 5 Lodge   |   549 Tran Hung Dao Ave, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013
lewisarcher Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
28 hotel reviews
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013 via mobile

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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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012 via mobile

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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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

I stayed at this hotel because it was convenient to a friends house in District 8. I would not recommend for foreigner on holiday - stay closer to City Centre. If you do choose to stay here you should know that staff do not speak English. They also tried to charge me for 2 beers I did not drink and... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2011 via mobile

Really don't stay here. It's the noisiest hotel I have ever experienced and I have slept in shared dorms. It's an old building so I literally heard everything, not that there was any effort made to be sensitive by the staff. My mornings started with games of move the furniture around in the rooms above, wooden beds on tile floors-horrible... More

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2011

Our stay for a family of 5 arranged via a number of prompt replied to emails with Hank at the Universe Hotel exceeded all expectations.Met by Hank at the airport we were transfered to a hotel that is well located clean with spacious rooms and friendly staff all excursions ( The Meekong, the Cu Chi Tunnells and a night tour... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2010

Though this a relatively clean hotel it lacks friendliness or professionalism. We had finished a long weeks work and looking forward to a lie in, we were really disappointed when building work started at 9 in the hotel. When i called to reception I was told that unfortunately the drilling I was hearing was coming from outside the hotel and... More

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Address: 549 Tran Hung Dao Ave, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Universe Central Hotel 3*
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Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service
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