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May Hotel

3.0 of 5
28-30 Thi Sach Street | Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ranked #144 of 384 Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a large hotel situated near the opera house. It was walking distance from the city centre and close to shops and restaurants. The room was basic but a good size. Breakfast was good and the rooftop pool is a great feature of the hotel. The wifi was very good, the staff were efficient although not overly welcoming.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Recommended to me by family member who last stayed there in 2011. Staff courteous, especially in the dining room where we had a lovely breakfast. Top floor pool area really good with bar and food available. Room was ok but bath did not have sealant around it. We had cockroach problem in bathroom on both nights....2 found each night plus... More 

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kerala
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

it disappointed the last time I stayed, so I waited for a few years before trying again. Sad to say, no improvement. The rooms are getting really shabby and the bathrooms are really really bad. Nothing quite closes and you will be scalded or frozen in the shower - no in-between. The pool is excellent - good length and very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The only good point is the pool, but in poor indoor room, old, and so cold water and atmosphere. Everything is quite old, style and maintenance, but clean. Good location and very rare in Saigon: quiet and not noisy area! Right beside japanese discrict with many bars and restaurants and 300m from center. Bit expensive for a low 3 stars... More 

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Great hotel, a bit fancier than I had expected. Large roof top pool with bar, awesome buffet breaky. It was right in the centre of District One so we were able to walk almost everywhere. The staff were great and helped us book our tours for the few days we were there. The room was very clean and spacious, it... More 

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We used Hi Chi Minh City as a base for our recent Vietnam trip, and the May Hotel was an excellent choice for our 4 stays (in 2.5 weeks). The staff helped arrange airport pickups, tours, taxis, luggage storage, and advice. The pool was spacious enough for serious lap swimming, with meticulously maintained water quality, done without excessive chlorine. The... More 

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Galloway, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Nice location in the business district. Breakfast was good and breakfast staff friendly and good service. Rooms look very old fashioned. We asked to change as no water pressure in ours. We had stayed in a much cheaper hotel in the cheaper area with a fantastic shower so I was not about to put up with that. It felt like... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Will start off by saying most of the staff are all extremely friendly, attentive and helpful. However, a few things let the hotel down in our opinion. Every time we have gone to use the pool there has been swimming lessons in it. I understand this is a regular occurrence in the area, however, when you are paying for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

This was our second stay. bath plug did not work, hanging for a bath and absolutely no problems to change room for us. Staff very polite and respectful. visited the Saigon skydeck and ben thanh markets,all with 15 minutes walk. Buffet breakfast has a good variety and is inclusive. We met friends at the restaurant last night, menu and style... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A well located Hotel not far from restaurants and sights. Very helpful staff. Nice buffet breakfast. Good sized air conditioned rooms. Nice enough bathroom. Swimming pool on the roof was nice although they do let locals use it for swimming lessons which can be annoying. Rooms on higher floors have reasonable view. Matresses on the firmer side but okay. Would... More 

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