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Mekong Floating House

Turtle island (Con Quy), Quoi Son Ward | Chau Thanh Dist, Ben Tre 75000, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013
Alberto R Castelfranco Veneto, Veneto, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Bremen, Germany
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Mekong Floating House is the nice idea to stay in huts on the river and there might have been good times for that venture. The interior is good enough and might be enough, but it was dirty and neglected. When we arrived there was still garbage from other guests in the bin. And the tea can which was served... More

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Castelfranco Veneto, Veneto, Italy
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Mekong floating house for two nights in December during our trip in South Vietnam. The place consists of 5 bamboo houses with bedroom, bathroom, shower and terrace, away from the chaotic traffic and the noise of the city of My Tho. You'll need a boat to take you from My Tho's pier and... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

It takes a long time travelling from Saigon or Can Tho and then the boat to the island which you pay for but it is not too expensive. We were resting on the journey between those places. You get isolation and tranquillity interspersed with noisy boats. Early morning and evening you can watch the tidal flow change and really relax.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013 via mobile

Once you are on the boat, you are pretty much there. Owner will organise shuttles. But this is really a hotel for 1-2 days to escape the hustle and bustle of life. Simple accommodation (more like basic caravaning). Simple breakfast and traditional Vietnamese dinner. No lunch, so if you need it, bring it! What makes this is the quiet of... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012

Accomodation is very expensive for the comfort they offer. There are no alternatives so you have to eat (breakfast and dinner) at your 1 star accommodation. Breakfast very poor (half a glass of apple juice and some little loaves of bread). Poor shower with cold water. Boat trip to the main land is very expensive and you want to go... More

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Warners Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

It does take a bit of an effort to get here, when you get there you will be very happy. Mr Kimma and his staff are fantastic, it is very basic accommodation, but that is what you go there for. It is a very peaceful place to stay, just wonderful to watch life on the Mekong and quite cool at... More

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Hong Kong, China
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6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

I was quite excited by the prospect of the Floating House... My husband a bit less, as he thought we would get bored (we stayed three nights) but he ended up loving it and the kids did too ! Mekong Floating house offer a unique experience, something that your rarely get when you travel these days: you feel like you... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

Based on the great reviews and photos, we booked into this place. Only once we got there, we were informed of all the limitations/restrictions: - Hot water only from 8am to 5pm (forget about a quick shower before bed after a hot day - this is the Mekong and it gets hot...) - once you are in the cabin, you... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2012

Rooms are basic but really nice and clean, there is a hammock and a seating area outside. The staff was really friendly and helpfull. We didn' t expect that there was nothing to do, so we were a bit unprepared for that. The only way to get your own food and water is to go by boat. the boat will... More

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Woerden, The Netherlands
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2011 via mobile

The houses are great and clean, the bed comes with a mosquitonet, and the shower is seperated from the toilet. The food is great and you can enjoy your diner at you own terrace. The downside is that there is not much to do on turtle island itself and at night the motorboats are really, really annoying. Overall it is... More

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Also Known As:
Mekong Floating House Ben Tre, Vietnam - Mekong Delta
Address: Turtle island (Con Quy), Quoi Son Ward | Chau Thanh Dist, Ben Tre 75000, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Mekong Delta > Ben Tre Province > Ben Tre
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty lodging in Ben Tre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Mékong Floating House, featuring five floating houses, is an ideal stop for engaging travellers who are in search of cultural adventure in the Mékong Delta.The floating houses are in a natural environment and equipped with standard amenities for guests' comfort and convenience. The onsite restaurant serves a variety of local as well as international dishes. The staff are ready to help guests organize activities and tours to get in touch with some of the most spectacular spots. Mekong Floating House (Radeaux du Mekong) offers comfortable accommodation and quality services in a pleasant atmosphere. ... more   less 
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