Arrived from Malaysia and taxi had a little trouble finding it, but primarily because the Blue River is situated on a quiet side street just off the Main Street.
Check in was effortless and very pleasant, that is until our son realised he had left a small bag with passport in the taxi which was obviously long gone. Panic, until the hotel manager phoned the taxi firm and after the longest 30 minutes ever the taxi returned with bag & passport intact.
Blue River is a small hotel on three floors and we had a family room with double & single bed, and bathroom/shower. Whereas compact, it was clean and tidy with soap, shampoo etc. WiFi included. It's location is really good, in District 1 and close to bars, restaurants and shops. Walking around Saigon isn't really practical due to size and traffic - 10m population with 5m motorcycles!
Breakfast was included in the price - juice, omelette, fresh fruit & tea/coffee.
Overall very enjoyable stay at tremendous value in a fabulous city - thanks Blue River staff for your welcome and assistance.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Blue River Hotel is a newly built and refurbished hotel which combine Vietnamese hospitality with international and welcome atmosphere. All room offer a choice of queen or twin beds, window with nice view, air conditioner, flat screen LCD TV, free wifi, in-room safe, private bathroom, hair dryer.Whilst the room rate is budget, the facilities are clean and definitely comfortable, with a light breakfast included and friendly staff who are always willing to go the extra mile to help with tour bookings, hire cars, taxi’s and any other help you may require.Every room has a private bathroom, hair dryer, mini-bar, air conditioner, flat screen LCD TV with international channels, wireless internet access, IDD telephone and in-room safe.Blue River Hotel take pride in pampering our guests with service such as safe deposit box, luggage storage, laudry, DVD players as request and airport pickup & transfer service. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Hotel Blue River