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The Alcove Library Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   133A Nguyen Dinh Chinh Street | Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013
Paul W Kiev, Ukraine
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kiev, Ukraine
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Oh my, books! What better place to stay in for a bookworm like me, but in a library hotel? I was thrilled to know that there is such a thing a few days before we traveled to Vietnam. It was funny because I was eyeing another hotel, but I saw an ad for the Alcove and it was such a... More

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul W, Thank you very much for choosing The Alcove Library Hotel as your home far away from home when you were coming to Saigon And thank you very much for your helpful review. We are on progress of setting up more variaty of books in our library, and I assure that you will love it The Alcove Library... More

Zurich, Switzerland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Very nice and clean room. Good service and in good english. Very efficient and good food in the rest. Overall a very good address in this very changing HCMC and very close to the airport. Will definitively book again for my next trip

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yves R, Warm greetings from The Alcove Library Hotel! Thanks for choosing to accommodate in our hotel last time and spending time to share your exprerience about us here For the next stays, please direct contact to us for best offers. We are looking forward to welcoming you back in the very near future Best regards, Moon/Ms More

Pullman, Washington
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

The hotel was a bit far from the downtown area and you have to take a taxi cab to get to the sights and back. The hotel itself was quite nice, the breakfast was good, and the staff were attentive and friendly.

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Allison J, Thank you very much for staying with us and sharing your comments here We are located in the middle of city center & airport which is very convenient for going to both of those places. It's unlucky for us as there is some of our customers refer to stay near the central then they will not be... More

Singapore, Singapore
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2013

been there last week for business. very comfortable bed and very nice breakfast. especially the vietnamese rice noodle was so good. About 10 min from the airport and very near to the center point where i visited for few days. very satisfied with its service and i will definitely go there again.

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Ms James C, Thank you very much for your useful comments We will keep up & enhance out service better and better to make sure that your next stays will be better than this good time We are looking forward to welcoming you again very soon Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you and your family! Best Regards,... More

Bandung, Indonesia
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

nice hotel, the staffs and crews was so very nice and really helpfull they speak english fluently, thank you so much :) the location may quite dissapoint you but i really like the lobby, full of books :) Breakfast was great i really like the taste ... when we too exhausted from the trip, we still can enjoy read the... More

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Yantionel, Warm greetings from The Alcove Library Hotel! It's delightful to receive your great comments here. Thank you very much We hope you will get back with us again soon Best Regards, Moon/Ms More

Bangkok, Thailand
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

The location may quite disappoint you but everything about the hotel is worth it. The facade of the hotel is alright but nice. The rooms are very comfortable though it's not that spacious but big enough for you to move around. Friendly, nice and great english speaking staff. They really do care about their guests. The Saigon Roadhouse offers a... More

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lanceefied, Thank you very much for choosing The Alcove Library Hotel as your home far away from home It is great to know that you love our hotel and you had a good stay with us. And thank you so much for writting wonderful comments here We are looking forward to serving you again soon. Merry Christmas and Happy... More

San Francis
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

Although this hotel is not too far from the airport, two cabbies had a hard time finding it, probably because of another street with similar name. However, we had a good time once we were there. The rooms were modern and clean. The breakfast was great. I reached the breakfast 15 minutes past the time it ended but was served... More

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Hemant M, Warm greetings from The Alcove Library Hotel, Saigon! Thanks for giving great comments about us. We are a bit hiding away so some taxis cant find us for the first time, but almost the taxi driver know us quite well... It's delightful to know that you and your friend were enjoying staying with us and very... More

Vancouver
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122 reviews 122 reviews
33 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The pictures and the reality of the outside match, not so much the rooms. Lovely aromatherapy in the lobby, and uber cute french courtyard in the midst of Saigon city bustle. 15 minutes cab ride from the airport (60,000 VD or about $3 US). Booked 2 nights in the city which was just fine for us, we much preferred the... More

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ecowoman, Thank you very much for staying with The Alcove Library Hotel and spending time to post comments here We are a small boutique hotel so number of rooms are little. But we provide almost the amenities & services of a 4 star hotel in town As the law, next door houses can not make opened windows to look... More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

this is my 3rd stay in this hotel and the it excels in 3 ways, it feels like home away from home, the staff are well trained and informed (especially when they treat you like family), and everything works without fuss. the location is quiet and away from the hustle and bustle and in 30 mins you are in District... More

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Teck88, Thank you very much for always choosing The Alcove Library Hotel to accommodate yourself when coming to Saigon! And also thank you very much for your great comments. We will keep up and maintain our good standard as well as we will improve it better and better We are looking forward to welcome you back again very soon.... More

Singapore, Singapore
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013 via mobile

my friend recommended me to try out and I am here for two nights' one of the best affordable hotels in HCM! gd location. close to airport and easy to access to town area as well. free wifi in every rooms.

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AlcoveHotel, General Manager at The Alcove Library Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kimchiboy, Warm greetings from The Alcove Library Hotel, Vietnam! Thanks for choosing us and giving good comments here. Even it's just a short comment but it is very helpful for us We are looking forward to welcome you back soon. Please direct email to us through email address: alcove@alcovehotel.com.vn for best offer Best regards, Moon/ Ms More

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Address: 133A Nguyen Dinh Chinh Street | Phu Nhuan District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
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Hotel Class:4 star — The Alcove Library Hotel 4*
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Welcome to The Alcove Library Hotel, an unrivaled boutique hotel experience in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City. We opened our doors in July 2012 and are located just off Nguyen van Troi street, the main avenue connecting the Tan Son Nhat International Airport to the city centre. This prime location offers great convenience to our guests, as the airport and the city are usually only 10 to 15 minutes away by taxi, depending on traffic conditions. Nestled in a charming and quiet neighbourhood street, The Alcove Library Hotel also offers respite from the hustle and bustle of the city, and yet represents a perfect base from which to explore the excitement of Saigon.In keeping with our name, The Alcove Library Hotel offers a sanctuary of deluxe accommodations, architectural elegance and timeless style. Our rooms feature supremely comfortable beds and pillows, over 70 channels on flat screen TVs, and a range of amenities designed to cater to the needs of discerning and savvy travelers.Our hotel is meant to be enjoyed, experienced and rediscovered with each visit. We have an extensive library that offers a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction books for guests to borrow during their stay with us. High-speed wireless Internet connectivity is also available free-of-charge in guestrooms and throughout public areas. Our concierge service can also help tailor a personal itinerary, offering recommendations on places to visit. Our restaurant on our fifth floor, the Roadhouse Saigon, aims to offer the best burgers and contemporary fare in town. Guests can eat in air-conditioned comfort or enjoy the outdoor terrace overlooking neighboring rooftops. At The Alcove, a new level of hospitality in Saigon awaits you, where smiles abound, the service is gracious, your needs are anticipated, and your comfort is our top priority. ... more   less 
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