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Blue River Hotel

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283/2C Pham Ngu Lao Street, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ranked #75 of 385 Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is priced similarly to other accommodations located in the backpacker district. The staff, cleanliness, and atmosphere are well above this price point in my opinion though! Very nice walk to market through the park nearby. AC as well as a mini fridge in our room. Fixed menu breakfast was also included. Would definitely recommend to a friend.

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at the Blue River Hotel for a few nights. The rooms are spacious and clean. Mine had a balcony. Because i was sick the girl from reception made me a cough-drink.. so sweet :) Breakfast was fine too. They help you with your furter travels too.

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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is in a small alley away from tourist street, that cuts down a lot on the noise. It is in a central location , great for walking every where. We stayed at the new building and you need to know there are no elevators. Rooms are clean, our room was very small and we had mold in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Top 3 reasons why you should book in this hotel: convenient location, wonderful staff and value for money. This hotel is located at the infamous backpackers' district of Ho Chi Minh City. Within the street of Pham Ngu Lao, there are several alleys that house budget hotels. The location of this hotel is a plus if you want to be... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The experience in this hotel went from poor to very good overnight. We got there late at night from the tranquil Hoi An, so arriving to the backpackers area was a bit shocking, we were tired and they gave us a room in the old building, third floor, the staircase is narrow. The room itself was clean, so were the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Blue River Hotel is a great find ! We've stayed 5 times over the last 7 years and I can recommend the expert service , wonderful staff ,quiet location and bright airy rooms. On our many visits to Ho Chi Minh we have stayed in varying priced hotels from the Rex to the Continental and have found most of them... More 

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9 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I was pleasantly surprised by this hotel. the staff are amazing. friendly. speak English well. and are helpful. they made my experience quite enjoyable. I wish more hotels had friendly staff like this.

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Denver, Colorado
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015 via mobile

Booked online. Airport pickup was small car instead of the large car we requested for four persons with a lot of luggage - we made it but it was a squeeze. We were shown the room we booked in the old building - looked worn and smelled musty. We were offered a room in the new building across the alley... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We stayed one night in march. It was okay for the price. The rooms were well presented and everything worked. Great location with lots of eateries close. Very very good staff especially the manager who was very helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 3 nights and we can not speak highly enough of it. Great location, great room and more importantly the most lovely staff you could ever wish for. We booked a great tour through them as well as airport transfers. If you're looking for somewhere to stay in HCM with great location and for... More 

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