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Vinh Hung 2 City Hotel
121 Ba Trieu St.,, Hoi An, Vietnam   |  
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Ranked #51 of 111 Hoi An B&B and Inns
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“Good Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We stayed here for three nights and found the hotel to quite acceptable. The staff were very nice and spoke passable English. The first room we were very given was very large but as it faced the front of the hotel it was fairly noisy so we switched to a smaller room which faced onto the inner courtyard/pool and it was much quieter. The hotel is only 2 blocks away from the historical centre of the city. A major plus was the bed which was very comfortable not your usual hard Asian bed. The breakfast was very good and included an egg station. The women at breakfast were very sweet and helpful. There were a couple of problems though. On our first morning when we went to use the sink the water went through the drain and straight onto the floor. This was fixed immediately but when I saw the maintenance man undo the pipe with his hands and put on the replacement the same way I understood why it had worked loose. Our second morning when we went to leave our room we could not open the door. Again someone was sent up immediately to fix it. It took him about 15 min. before he got the door open so we get out. He then repaired it while we had breakfast. Again I thing this is just the way things are in Vietnam the hotels look very nice but the construction quality is not high.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

Vinh Hung 2 is located just a few minutes short walk from the Old Town and is conveniently located for sightseeing. There is a swimming pool although I did not use it. Generally the hotel has a nice design and feels quite open. The room is of a good size and comfortable in terms of layout and cleaniness. TV reception was not very good. Breakfast is served buffet style, with eggs cooked on request.

However, I did not really enjoy my stay because of the smell in the room. Upon entering it, there is an overpowering artificial fragrance, which I believe is applied to cover up the stench coming from the drain in the bathroom. It did not really succeed, however, as the bad smell was still noticeable. This is why the rated the room as 'poor' although it was nice otherwise. I am not sure there is an easy solution to this but I hope they can do something.

Service is efficient, but not really with a smile. Some of the female staff at the front desk seem a bit grumpy. Also one morning just before 10am while I was in the bathroom, the housekeeping staff tried to force their way into my room although it was bolted from the inside.

For these reasons it is unlikely I would choose to stay here again if I ever return to Hoi An.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

The location of the Hotel is great, not in the middle of the touristy area but a few blocks away that are completely walkable. Something that really threw me off was how they overpriced everything (come on it was not a tier 1 hotel): when you could get laundry in every corner for $1 per kg they charged you ~$1 per item, I requested a taxi to Da Nang airport via email and they quoted it VND 350.000, in the room there was a brochure they left with the same transfer for VND 300.000 and at reception they offered it to me for VND 400.000... really? They kindly booked us a half day tour that got back to the hotel at 1pm on our departing day, but they wouldn't let us keep the room since check-out time was at noon. I understand that you might be fully booked but it would have been a nice gesture.

Pros:
- Has a decent swimming pool
- Staff is attentive and helpful
- Location is good

Average:
- Room and bathroom are decent

Cons:
- Overpriced
- Breakfast is mediocre (don't even try the coffee or orange juice)
- Noisy (if you are facing the street you'll hear the constant honking, if you're facing inside the staff will wake you up when they start preparing breakfast or people walk by at night after partying)

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Dublin, Ireland
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

This hotel has rooms with 4* standard at a cost if $40 per night. It is prime location in the centre of Hoi An. They even have a nice swimming pool. Sometimes the rates are less on booking.com than in the hotel even though they pay 20% commission! You need to bargain at front desk to get best rate.

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

I'm giving it less than 5 stars only because of the bathroom flooding problem mentioned by others (no door/curtain to the shower and a blocked drain in the shower floor, meaning the water has to find its way to the drain by the toilet. The bathroom floor stays wet for hours!) My room was on the second floor overlooking the pool and was otherwise excellent. I found the breakfast to be quite nice and there were no fruit flies on the fruit - the fruit was covered and no flies were in evidence when I was there. The staff was very friendly and helpful, and securely stored my passport and other valuables in their safe behind the desk.

The location is superb. Easily within walking distance to the old part of town, the fantastic market, the river and the zillion tailor shops. Lots and lots of dining/drinking options, including at least one wine bar and a very nice French patisserie. Parts of the roads are closed to all but bicycle and foot traffic for part of the day, making it very pleasant to walk around. You can rent a bike for $1/day (make sure you get a lock that works, test the brakes, etc before you go) and bike the 4km past rice paddies to a really beautiful beach lined with quiet cafes and palapas.

Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

this hotel has clean and big rooms and a big rectangular swimming pool. It is just at the edge/corner of the Hoi An old town. Takes no more than 5min to walk into the hustle and bustle of the old town. Good service. Breakfast is so-so. No Pho. More of American breakfast.

Room Tip: The rooms facing the streets are the larger deluxe rooms. They aren't as noisy as some described...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

Great rooms, great atmosphere, great breakfast, great staff, I would certainly recommend it as a base in Hoi An. Other rooms mention noise from the street which I didn't notice - you're in Vietnam, the streets are always noise for goodness sake :-)

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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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 #51 of 111 B&Bs / Inns in Hoi An
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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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