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Darling Hotel

Thac Bac Road, Sapa, Vietnam
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Ranked #9 of 40 hotels in Sapa
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Dorothy H Toronto, Canada
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in winter - December and found it to be charming. It is in a good location up the hill from the town and has a wonderful view over the valley. It was chilly in December but there was an electric fire in the room and loads of warm blankets. There was also a fireplace in the room but... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

This hotel is located in quiet place, so it's good for your sleeping. It takes about 5-10 mins to walk from here to center of town. Quite nice room at reasonable price. I paid 15$ net (not included breakfast) for a comfortable twin room with good-enough facilities, having bath tub, heating fan, fireplace (actually I didn't need to use), always... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2011

The hotel is charming and nice. Staff is quite friendly. rooms are nice, good warm shower. I think it is a good address in summer time. But in winther-time it is not the best choice: no heating! (5° Celsius in the room), very humid, very poor heating fan for 3 USD per night available, not enough to heat the room... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2010

I always stay there each time coming to Sapa, it's a good place although you have to walk a for 5-10 minutes to the centre of town, but the price here is reasonable and the facilities is newer and better than other hotel at the same range of price

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New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2009

My friend and I arrived in Sapa after a very long bus ride. We walked up to the Darling and were welcomed by the very friendly staff. We did not have a reservation and they gave us a tour of the rooms to pick from. We choose our rooms which had a great view from the balcony and we were... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2006

I have been in 14 hotels lately in Asia and Darling is the worst among them. The main reason is its disastrous maintenance.

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New York, NY
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2006

The rooms, while large, are disgusting. They are dark and dirty. However, they do have great views (which the staff can't stop talking about). Looks like they've rested on their laurels a bit and depended on the views to keep them going while the hotel has gone downhill. There are much nicer, cheaper, cleaner hotels with great views in Sapa... More

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Address: Thac Bac Road, Sapa, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Lao Cai Province > Sapa
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