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Guest House Kim Lien

Ngo 212, No. 54 | Phuc Thinh, Phuc Thanh, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had such a great 4 night stay at Kim lien guesthouse. It exceeded all expectations and really felt like a vietnamese family guesthouse with western comforts! The guesthouse is run solely by the owner, with a little help from her children. She takes bookings, cleans, cooks, gives tour advice, does your laundry (40,000dong/kg) and makes you feel very welcome... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place to stay in Ninh Binh. Kim is really friendly and helpful! The banana pancakes for breakfast, served with fresh fruit salad and a drink was delicious. Double room was very clean and spacious, with air con and a fan. The shower was the best one I've had in a while, water was so hot! The rest of the... More

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When we arrived in Nihn Bhin my friend and I had to good fortune to have booked a night at Kim Lein Guesthouse. The reason we picked to stay at this questhouse was it was cheap, clean and a good breakfast, BUT I say good fortune because Kim Lien was able to organize a tour that was the highlight of... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were really happy with Kim Lien. The staff were so lovely and helpful. we rented a motorbike from them too. The rooftop is beautiful to relax. Rooms were clean. Breakfast was delicious. Highly recommended. Thanks again. Amber and Veronika

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Ghent, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

We love this guest house! We stayed 3 nights at the end of a one-month trip through Vietnam and had the best time. Kim Lien and her husband Rudy are really nice and helpful. We very much appreciated their honest approach and we really enjoyed talking and laughing together. The trips they offer are of very good quality, worth your... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We arrived late a night , and everything was closed already, so we nocked on the door and liên ( owner ) came to the door and let us in. We where planing to stay only one night , but stayed 3 nights . There a so many nice things to see around Ninh Binh . And it was good... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Clean rooms Thick foam beds (NOT the gym matt ones) beds made daily Very friendly Safe place to store Bikes 50000VND for breakfast w/ desert and choice of drink There is a very well put together tour guide options, with pictures, and quality description Both speak, and write in English. Great for translations. Off the main road, but still 1minute... More

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Amstelveen, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We stayed here for two nights. It was a nice, quiet and small guesthouse. But it was very basic. No refrigirator on the room and an AC which could nog provide a cool room as we wished for. But the prices are not high so do not expect a lot. It was rather far walking to the town and we... More

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kim_lien_2011, Manager at Guest House Kim Lien, responded to this review

Dear guests, thanks for writing a review. However, we are a little saddened by your hard verdict that contradicts the majority of our other reviews. They do testify we offer something special when comparing us to other hotels in our category. When reading your other contributions, we noticed that you frequented hotels in Vietnam with room rates of $50. Perhaps... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

At first we wanted to stay only one night at ninh binh to continue traveling to the south. When we entered Kim liens guest house, Kim lien and her Dutch partner gave us a warm welcome. The place is really nice decorated, clean and finished! It's the complete package. They gave us amazing advice, and we were so convinced by... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I stayed at Kim Lien's guest house for two days. The rooms are quiet, clean and comfortable. They wanted to help me with whatever I needed and even arranged a free motobike drive to the train station when I was late. So nice!! The people who run this guest house are really friendly. One thing: because it was low season... More

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kim_lien_2011, Manager at Guest House Kim Lien, responded to this review

Dear Irene, thanks for your review. We appreciate your feedback. However there are some misunderstandings which led to incorrect conclusions. I recall you were sitting in the lobby wet with perspiration telling me that the hot and humid weather was something unexpected. True, the humidity (near 100%) affected everyone and could not be escaped easily. Except inside our rooms. Perhaps... More

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Address: Ngo 212, No. 54 | Phuc Thinh, Phuc Thanh, Ninh Binh, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ninh Binh Province > Ninh Binh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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