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Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   136 Bui Thi Xuan Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ranked #110 of 347 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

This hotel is good for solo traveller who spends most of the time out of hotel. Nice room but not spacious enough. There is no view. Staff is very friendly and helpful. If they offer you a breakfast as a part of your room charge, dont depend on this breakfast a lot. They only have 2 juice, white bread and... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night here,expecting a bit of luxury to what we have been staying in around Vietnam.Unfortunately our stay was very disappointing and feel slightly cheated. I purposely booked this hotel as it advertises that it has a fitness centre.When we came to check in, it turns out there is not one,very very annoying. Our room was small and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I stayed 3 nights 4 days in Empress hotel. Hotel location is good. Walking distance to the main market and super market. Rooms are very clean. Local breakfast was good. The staff was very helpful and friendly . Would recommend if your looking for budget hotel ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Very clean freshly renovated rooms.Hotel still undergoing some renovations with minimal disruptions to guests.Location perfectly suited with supermarket nearby,great coffee shop right next to it and not that far from central district 1 and all the major attractions.Staff are very friendly and helpful always smiling.Would choose this hotel again and highly recommend it.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

This property is freshly renovated (some minor renos still going on). The room wasn't very big but it was fresh and classy. The only thing we didn't like is that the window could not be opened to air the room out. The Saigon breakfast was tasty, better than the western. The staff was friendly and always smiling. Good location as... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

Check in was a breeze. Located in room 505 I assume its one of the renovated rooms. Rooms are your average size. Queen been with flat screen tv in rooms. Walk in showers, bathroom over looks room, however you can pull down the blind for privacy... Only a couple of minutes walk to the night life... The service at this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

I booked initially for 2 nights but stayed for 6 in the end. I found the staff to be friendly and helpful and the room, though a little on the small side, was very clean, very modern and the bathroom was fantastic. Location wise I found it to be ideally situated, not too noisy and away from the crowded backpackers... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Newly renovated rooms coupled with a relatively well accessible location. Food is good and service is great - commendation to the service staff, Van. Overall fantastic value! One down-side if any is the ongoing renovation works. This however is offset by the special rates that are presently in placed.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I would like to see thank you very much @ Ruby river hotel,i really appreciate all the staff.i really feel the warm enthusiasm welcome,specially the guy who assist me when i arrived his name is [hung]-he is very polite and helpful..the hotel is pretty nice,clean and has a very Good WIFI connection..WONDERFUL.and its really convenient along the city.and no worries... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I made my reservation at this hotel online knowing absolutely nothing about the physical layout of the downtown area. Truth be known Ho Chi Minh City has many "downtown" sections, each with its own particular character catering to a particular type of tourist. The hotel is located adjacent to what seems like one of the busiest intersections in the city.... More

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Cary L, General Manager at Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Paul P, I found your comment very informative but there are a couple of points I would like clarify. First of all, we never advertize as being a 4 star hotel. Officially, we are a 2 star hotel and we have a plaque at the main entrance indicating as such. As explained in my previous replies on Tripadvisors,... More

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Also Known As:
Empress Hotel Ho Chi Minh
Empress Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Address: 136 Bui Thi Xuan Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Ranked #110 of 347 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh 2.5*
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