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Friendly Hotel

011 Muong Hoa Road, Sapa, Vietnam
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Ranked #27 of 54 Sapa B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Cote d'Or, France
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we have 1 morth in vietnam this place the firt we stop.The rooms are clean, have good aircon and a good breakfast is included in the price.staff so helpful and friendly,The location is in the heart of the backpacker district, which is convenient, but also a place where thieves on motorbikes are lurking to take advantage of the many travelers.... More

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

Was an amazing experience, the Hotel is really nice, the Staff was very kind with us!, and our room was very tidy and clean, the food is nice too, but the best was when one day suddenly rang the doors and the owner ask us?, Guys!!, Would you like come at my sister wedding!!? jajaja obviously we said, yes!!, the... More

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friendlysapahotel, Owner at Friendly Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much and welcome you back to Sapa next time! More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

We went to the Friendly Hotel for breakfast as our first meal in Sapa after travelling on the night train. We ordered the English breakfast, which had sausage, bacon, eggs, mushrooms bread and jam. Unfortunately when it arrived it was stone cold. I called the waiter back and told him that both our meals were cold. He responded by telling... More

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Manchester, UK
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013 via mobile

Awful place. Food is the worst - comes stone cold, you tell them and they say "not it isn't". Erm, yes it is. It gets taken away and brought back within 5 minutes. Same food. Still cold. Awful service. Awful food. Awful place.

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Binghamton, New York
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46 reviews 46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

My fiance and I stayed here May 8th through May 13th, 2013. We came to this guesthouse after a previous guesthouse in Sapa charged us to replace a sink and mirror after the mirror fell off the wall during a shower and broke the sink. The owner of Friendly Hotel is extremely nice and helpful, did not push us into... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Brief Review - Clean rooms, hot water and wifi available throughout hotel (unless one of the weekly powercuts has wreaked havok with the wifi settings - Very helpful managers (owner+brother) although the English of the other staff sadly lacks - Owner is especially super friendly and helpful - Food is decent considering the price. The set menu is very good... More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Friendly Hostel is a nice hotel with low prices, but the 2 managers took more money than they first said Twice in 2 days. Once about laundry service, one about bus tickets : it was 150 000 Duong to go to Muang Lay, but their driver ask 200 000 once we were there. So I suggest you not to organise... More

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Fresno, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The Friendly is a centrally-located 12 room hotel that caters to budget travellers. The rooms are a bit gaudy (see photo) but comfortable. What's special about Friendly is its young owner, Vu Dinh Tien (mobile phone: 091-237-9503). In a country where true customer service is rare, Tien stands out. If anything you need is missing, if you have a special... More

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friendlysapahotel, Owner at Friendly Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much your stay with us and your comments to our Hotel. We are looking forward to welcome your stay again with us and hopefully you will recommend us to your friends and other travellers. Vu Dinh Tien - Hotel Owner More

Sapporo, Japan
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012 via mobile

We are at the end of our month throughout Vietnam and we had a fantastic night at the friendly Sapa restaurant (we did not stay in the hotel). Being on a tight budget, we stuck to what was cheap and what we knew would be good - vietnamese. We ordered five vegetarian spring rolls to share and a bowl of... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

We did not stay in the hotel so have no opinion about accommodation here but on our first night in Sapa, we strolled around and decided to eat here after getting good vibes from the friendly faces that appeared when we were browsing the outdoor menu. At first it seemed like a cozy place with nice ambiance but then we... More

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Address: 011 Muong Hoa Road, Sapa, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Lao Cai Province > Sapa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Overlooking the Hoang Lien Son Mountains, Sapa Friendly Hotel offers cosy rooms with a fireplace and cable TV. The property features a restaurant, 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi.Rooms come with vibrant fabrics and dark wood furnishings. Included in all units are a minibar, seating area and wardrobe. Shower facilities and free bath amenities are in the attached bathroom.Friendly Restaurant serves a variety of Sapa, Vietnamese and international dishes. Room service is also available upon request.With a 24-hour front desk, the hotel provides bicycle rental services. Ticketing and travel bookings can be made at the tour desk.Friendly Sapa Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the Sapa Market and a 15-minute drive from Cat Cat Village. Lao Chai Tao Vang Village is a 30-minute drive away. ... more   less 
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