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“Ok, but they forgot our wakeup call” 2 of 5 stars
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Vinh Hung 2 City Hotel
3.0 of 5 Inn   |   121 Ba Trieu St.,, Hoi An, Vietnam   |  
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Ranked #56 of 121 Hoi An B&B and Inns
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 hotel reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Ok, but they forgot our wakeup call”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

Centrally located, close to everything. But they forgot our wake up call. Nice enough, clean, food ok, good pool. But they forgot our wakeup call. Friendly staff, good facilities... But they forgot our wakeup call... We were due to be woken at 7.45 am, woke up (luckily) at 7.50 am, came downstairs at 8... The girl on reception decided to tell us she didn't wake us because we were already up. Yes, I said, but you were supposed to wake us 15 minutes ago. It doesn't matter how nice, clean, friendly, central your hotel is, if you miss a wake up call, you're Poor in my book. It's the one (very simple) thing you need to get right.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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129 reviews 129 reviews
50 hotel reviews
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86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

Stayed at this hotel for 2 nights. It is clean, and had nice breakfast, made to order eggs etc. Also centrally located so easy walking to all shops (tailors) and the riverfront. Front desk staff are very nice and obliging. The central pool (all rooms surround the pool) is very welcoming in the hot afternoons to cool off in. Definitely a highly recommended place. 3 star.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

First impressions: This is the second of three related hotels in the area. The lobby is quite small, but it is bright and airy. Catching sight of the pool after a long ride was an added bonus. In fact, the rooms are arranged surrounding the pool area in the middle of the property. Averaging 23 GBP pp per night, it is good value for its 3-star rating. Grade B.

Pros: Not necessarily the cheapest, but it is good value for what you get. Rooms are spacious. Some rooms have balconies that face the pool. Having free internet access via two computers in the lobby, complimentary buffet breakfast (with a short-order cook to make omelettes) & parking doesn't hurt either. Desk service is OK. They can exchange money, keep valuables in a safe or else arrange laundry services. One even personally arranged for me to rent a bicycle.

Cons: Location is not its best feature. The hotel is not exactly at the center of town, but it is a leisurely walk to the restaurants and the river. However, it is close enough to a clothier (A Dong Silk) around the corner at Le Loi Street, a bank/ATM machine (two blocks), 3 massage parlors, and smaller stores. Staff service can be a hit-or-miss affair. One day, service is excellent. The next day, they are indifferent. Same is true with housekeeping. A few are not fluent in English. The buffet breakfast, though adequate, is nothing to write home about.

Verdict: So there you are... this budget hotel is acceptable, but average. Good value for what you get. I would not necessarily discourage you from choosing this hotel, just don't expect too much.

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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

Very friendly staff, breakfast excellent and room very good. Nice swimming pool to take a plunge in the late afternoon. Hotel situated in center of the great village and all restaurants and shops within walking distance. Good to go by bike to the beach.

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2012

Very Nice hotell, great location, and ever so friendly and helpful straff. Nice and clean rooms. I will definitely stay hete again, ifI go back to Hoi An. Good food, Nice reception. We stayed for 3 nights, and we really godt to enjoy the pool, comfortable sunbeds.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Hoi An, Vietnam
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

Nice clean centrally located hotel. Great pool, nice food.
In our room we had a few problems, While watching TV if you turned on the air conditioning or bathroom lights, or a combination of the above, the light fuses / circuit breakers would go.
Very annoying.
The other main problem was not water pressure or no hot water or water at all several times.

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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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7 hotel reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Stayed here for 4 nights, having moved from Ving Hung 3 as they were fully booked. As a comparison I would say this is better value, rooms more modern with nice balconies looking down onto the street, also has a very nice pool. The staff are nice and friendly, not as good as staff at VH 3 but still ok. The breakfast was just like any other in Vietnam, nothing great but does the job.. Will stay here again when I come back

  • Stayed July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Vinh Hung 2 City Hotel

Address: 121 Ba Trieu St.,, Hoi An, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Quang Nam Province > Hoi An
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #56 of 121 B&Bs / Inns in Hoi An
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Vinh Hung 2 City Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 31
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Vinh Hung 2 Hotel in Hoi An is the second hotel of the Vinh Hung Company. The newly renovated Vinh Hung 2 Hotel is located close to the Old Town of Hoi An, a World Heritage Site, with its famous Japanese Covered Bridge. The hotel includes a swimming pool where guests can spend the hot hours of the day and a restaurant that serves both Western and Vietnamese dishes. All the rooms, which have wooden floors and are well equipped with all the modern comforts a person would expect, have double glass windows with a view on the town or the swimming pool. Vinh Hung 2, like all the Vinh Hung hotels, has an informal atmosphere which makes the guests feel comfortable and at home.Vinh Hung 2 Hotel offers its guests affordable luxury right at the entrance of the famous Old Town! ... more   less 
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