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“Great staff, no elevator, no problem.” 5 of 5 stars
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Sapa Queen Hotel
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   09, Muong Hoa Street, Sapa 33000, Vietnam   |  
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Ranked #23 of 44 Hotels in Sapa
1 review
“Great staff, no elevator, no problem.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

This location is one of the best. Great massage parlours right across the road, motorbikes for rent, and very friendly staff. The owner just took over the hotel and he is extremely knowledgeable about the area and the tours.

He just built a dormitory and is offering great cheap rates. A must stay for sapa!

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

I've stayed in the Queen Hotel for 2 nights. My room was located on the 5th floor and had a very pleasant view (check photo). The room was not amazing, but the bed mattress was comfortable and it had a hot shower. For $10 there isn't much more I can ask :) Staff spoke good English and were friendly.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Karlsruhe, Germany
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

I managed to get a single room for 5$ a night on the 5th floor (low season) when I told them I intended to stay for at least 4 nights. As I was travelling alone I was more than happy to make friends with the staff. I got taught some vietnamese (and taught some english in return), got invited to have lunch or dinner with them more than once, got information about proper prices on the market (-> 2 pineapples for 10000vnd) and had just a great time in general.
Most of the staff speak very good english.
The rooms come with hot shower and TV (old and bad quality, but I didn't care) and the best bed I had in 5 weeks (you might get woken up by a dog or a cock early in the morning though).
Queen Hotel and its staff were the main reason I enjoid Sapa as much as I did.
See you again!

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Acton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Our fourth and final hotel in Sapa (for variety's sake), the Queen was the best deal. The walk-up price for a double was $10. The room was on the 5th floor so it was a bit of a hike up, but the panoramic view couldn't be beat. The bed was probably the best we have slept on in weeks too. It was a foam pad, but felt like memory foam. The bed lacked an electric blanket, but the room included a working fireplace (which we ended up not needing anyway.) The bathroom was HUGE. The staff were very friendly, though only one spoke English fluently.

  • Stayed February 2013, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chichester, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

Cheaper than the hotel we'd come to look at which was over the road. If you're prepared to climb (no lifts) you can have a $15 twin room with decent shower and the most spectacular view of Fansipan imaginable. Clean and basic but cheap and the staff were so helpful ("nothing is impossible"). Arranged a great trip to Bac Ha market. On the main drag with loads of good eateries around. Rooms have open wood fires but we didn't risk ours!

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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here one night and found this hotel terrific value at 8 dollars a night.

A clean room, hot water and a great little balcony made the stay very enjoyable.

The real highlight are the staff who are super friendly, helpful and always greet you with a smile!

Definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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 November 20, 2012 via mobile

If the room was absolutely terrible i would still have stayed here just because of the staff! The owner is really friendly and will go out of his way to make your stay as brilliant as possible. He speaks great English and gives you the best value for money. He can also organise homestay, buses and trains out of sapa for a reasonable price.

The room is lovely and some even have a fireplace to keep you warm on the cold evenings!
The location is very central with plenty of nice restaurants to pick from (the hotel also has a restaurant which serves good, reasonably price food).

If you want a local family-run special experience without even leaving for a tribe homestay this is the place to stay.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 09, Muong Hoa Street, Sapa 33000, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Lao Cai Province > Sapa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #23 of 44 Hotels in Sapa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Sapa Queen Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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