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“Worth staying, but a bit overpriced and away from the center” 4 of 5 stars
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Vesper Homestay
2.5 of 5 Small Hotel   |   03 Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street, Hoi An, Vietnam   |  
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Ranked #61 of 111 Hoi An B&B and Inns
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Worth staying, but a bit overpriced and away from the center”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Stayed here for one night, the best thing about the stay is the manager who is very friendly. The room was OK and fairly clean. Location is not ideal, as it's far from the center and from the beach, but if you use one of their bicycles (for 20,000 VND a day) it's quite easy to get around. The bicycles aren't great quality though. It's very nice to venture away from the center though, there's plenty to see around, for which the location is quite ideal.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

After one night in the city center of Hoi An we decided to go another place. We found this lovely recently build house just outside of the city of Hoi An. The area is away from all the tourism and feels really Vietnamese. The 'manager' of the Homestay is a charming guy who does everything to make you feel at home without pushing you or being all around every time. The rooms are clean and lovely, as well as the bathrooms. I would recommend this place if you like to avoid sleeping in the middle of the touristic hotspots, but still want to be able to get there in a short time of period (motorbike takes you approx. 2 minutes). Rates are good, especially compared to the luxury you get.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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dodung, Owner at Vesper Homestay, responded to this review, May 25, 2013
Thank you very much for this great review. I am very happy to read this.

I will hope to see you again some time.

Kind regards,

Dung Do
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

We chose Vesper Homestay for the very low price we were able to get on Booking.com. Though it is slightly out of the citycenter, with a bike (VND 30,000 per day if you book through booking.com, otherwise free) everything is very close and manageable.

It is a very new property and it still looks that way. All is clean and proper. Beds are very comfortable and shower is nice and hot. Room was a bit smaller than most that we had in Vietnam.

Staff speaks English, though not fluently which makes communication sometimes challenging, but all in good fun.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2012

It's a good 20 to 25 minutes walk away from Hoi An town center. Infact, walking is quite pleasant. Depending on the route you take, you walk pass by a buzzling local morning market.

Bikes are provided by Vesper if you choose to cycle into the center instead!

Vesper's very homey! Clean and comfortable room, and spacious common area for chill out. For those who prefer quiet getaway from the lively town center, this is the place! I ended up staying longer than originally intended, and I've heard similar story with other travelers as well.

I would say the only inconvenience is that for breakfast, you would travel to their family restaurant in town center to enjoy it. But as said before, the walk isn't bad and there's always the bike!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
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Address: 03 Hai Thuong Lan Ong Street, Hoi An, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Quang Nam Province > Hoi An
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #61 of 111 B&Bs / Inns in Hoi An
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Vesper Homestay 2.5*
Number of rooms: 4
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