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Guest House Kim Lien

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Ngo 212 Hai Thuong Lan Ong | No. 54, 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
23 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our twin bed room was quite compact but was all that we really needed. It's easy to discuss travel with other guests in the dining area and books on the tours were available to peruse. The evening meal was very good but a bit larger than we would have chosen due to the range of dishes brought out. For guests... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We found the guesthouse on tripadvisor and when we arrived at six in the morning (they were still sleeping of course) they opened the door for us, were really friendly even though the guesthouse was full and prepared a small room for us to shower and rest a bit. In the afternoon we had a bigger room which was a... More 

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

Dear guest, thanks for your review and kind words. We appreciate it. Allow me to take this opportunity and explain why our guests prefer our quiet location in the city. In Ninh Binh you have the best of both worlds: easy access to most attractions and all the conveniences and activities found in a provincial town. There is a lively... More 

Thu Dau Mot, Vietnam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This small hotel is situated in the heart of Ninh Binh City. The room is nicely designed and cozy; I booked a single room but was upgraded to a double one. The owner and her son are very friendly and helpful. However there were no toiletries in my room and the AC didn't give enough heat in the cold days... More 

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

Dear guest, Thanks for writing a review, we appreciate your kind comments. We are sorry to hear that the room was not warm enough for your standards. We always prefer our guests report any issues while they are staying with us. That way we can solve the problem if it is within our reach. When reading your comment we cannot... More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just 5-10mins walk from Ninh Binh bus station, located in a quite corner. The room is normal but comfortable, good enough for a backpacker. Thing which left an impression on me is the friendly family owner. They are so kind to help you as you are their relatives. In my case they helped me to find car back to HN... More 

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Greenville, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here 3 nights and had a wonderful time! We had no trouble finding the place, it's a short and easy walk from the busstation. If you can't find it, just ask some locals, they are really friendly and a lot of them know where it is! The location is nice and quiet, away from the busy and noisy... More 

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Great base from which to enjoy Ninh Binh. Clean and spacious rooms. Good tips available from the owner of routes to explore the area on bicycle. Nice part of the town as you are only a few minutes cycle from small villages and narrow roads.

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Brisbane, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Paid a little extra for the top floor room with balcony which was worth it for the light and the view. breakfast was good value for 50,000 VND but nothing special. Wi fi problems and water problems on occasions but maybe this is common in Ninh Binh. Hired a motorbike for 2 days at $10/day which I thought was a... More 

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

Dear guests, we are pleased to hear that you had a good time in Ninh Binh. That doesn't come as a surprise as we already enjoyed your cheerful mood. Thus we are really saddened by some of your comments which we fail to understand. While you were here, you did not mention anything to us about internet and water problems.... More 

Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

It's a 15 min walk here from either the train/bus station - in a nice, quiet residential street (just down the road from the market). Mega portions for tea (dinner) and a great breakfast. The motorbike trip they organised for us (trip one in thw brochure plus Hung Mua) wasa highlight in our trip in Vietnam so far. Definitely choose... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We reserved for one night and we finally stayed 3 nights. It's reeeeally clean, bed sheets smell so clean :) Breakfast is nice for 50.000 dongs and dinner is good and a lot of food for 5 $. They have lots of interesting tours but they don't push you. They also rent motorbikes for 10$. Staff really nice and good... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This hotel deserves 12 out of 10 points. Our room was clean and comfortable and our room even had a private balcony. And also the shared balcony with hammocks is nice. The food was really good and the portions large. The organization of tours, bicycles etc is cheap, easy and reliable. Last but not least the great family who runs... More 

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