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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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  • 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came into Ninh Binh late and Kim let me stay a night. Room was super clean, air con and fan was great, clean towels and bathroom and the bed was so comfortable! She helped me plan a day trip in Ninh Binh and provided maps, directions and everything I needed. Good food too, highly recommended. Quiet area too

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Havelock North, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For quiet,safe neighbourhood,obliging staff Kim Lien ticks the boxes. Ideally suits travellers on a budget,and solo backpackers looking for bed and breakfast. Very reasonable prices,so don't get carried away with expectations of grandeur.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived early in the morning after a long night in the bus. Without reservation, they offered us two rooms. The breakfast was just great, mostly because of the big plate of fruit... The staff speaks English very well and more important, is friendly and helpful. Motorbikes and bicycles can be rented for a fair price. We highly recommend this... More 

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139 reviews 139 reviews
36 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dutch boss went home in Europe. lady boss-Lien was very friendly and arranged all activities for me throughout my stay. got her nephew (Nam) to ride a motorbike to bring me to many good attractions in the area at a very reasonable price. room was spotlessly clean, food was good at a reasonable price too. quiet environment for me to... More 

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

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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5 helpful votes 5 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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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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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