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River Cottage

Traveler (85)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (5)
Certificate of Excellence

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#118 of 671 hotels in Ho Chi Minh City
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We’re an eight-room boutique hotel on the banks of the Saigon river in lush tropical gardens with a large wooden deck stretching out over the river. We serve a great breakfast, and we have a small bar & food menu available for our in-house guests from 11:00 am until 9:30 pm. All our rooms have comfortable king-sized beds and full amenities – WiFi, air conditioning, refrigerator, tea and coffee, and cable TV.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
Secured parking
Street parking
Free internet
Wifi
Public wifi
Internet
Bar / lounge
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Wine / champagne
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Minibar
Refrigerator
Safe
Bottled water
Iron
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, Vietnamese
47Reviews
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It’s hard to imagine, while sitting on a private dock watching the boats go by, that you are in the middle of as large and busy a city as Saigon. I have loved our stay here. The staff is friendly, kind and helpful. Our room is spacious and comfortable - the bed was firm and excellent with good linens. This was our first time in Saigon and with the Grab app it was super easy to get back and forth to the sites in the central city. I highly recommend staying here as it is a perfect place to relax and rejuvenate before heading back into the intensity of the city. Besides, there always seems to be a nice breeze on the dock!
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Beautiful location with great view of the river from the deck. Great place for early evening drinks. The rooms have a natural and rustic feel and would be a great location for a photo shoot. Fridge is stocked with craft beer. There is a mosquito net over the canopy bed. Pro tip: lower the netting once you check in. Don’t wait for night to add the barrier from mosquitoes. Rooms provide mosquito spray. The hotel is a bit far from the main road and so it was tricky for the taxi driver to find. But through a pre-arrival email from the hotel, I had the contact info to get someone to direct the taxi driver. Free bikes are available to rent and then it is just a short ride to the Main Street. Lots of nice restaurant and bars to choose from. Overall a great stay. Totally recommend it for a short getaway!
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We sadly only had 2 nights at River Cottage & would highly recommend it for someone looking for something a bit different. The rooms and deck are exactly as the pictures show (we stayed in Riverside 1), and the staff were super friendly. The bed was one of the most comfortable I’ve ever slept in, and the entire place was immaculately clean! We spent a delightful hour or so watching the world float by and the sun go down from the balcony (with a G&T); there’s quite a lot of river traffic which may disturb light sleepers - we never travel without ear plugs, so no issue for us. Couple of points to note if visiting here: It’s a little off the beaten track, so make sure you have the address in Vietnamese for your taxi driver. There’s free tea, coffee, snacks and water available in the room but the coffee is a 3 in 1 mix (coffee, sugar & coffeemate) so if you prefer something different, you may need to bring your own or pop downstairs for them to make it for you - note Vietnamese coffee is super strong!!
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When ever we are in Ho Chi Minh we try and stay here. The beds are Devine the service is wonderful the scenery is for us the best and tranquility exudes the cottage. The WiFi can be a little week up stairs but in the common area it is fine
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A quite place near the river, nice staff can speak english, decoration is vintage, you can have a great sleep as there is no more sound beside the animal like dog or cock, the only thing that the hotel is not easy to find even for.the local taxi driver
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PRICE RANGE
$67 - $109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
VietnamHo Chi Minh City
NUMBER OF ROOMS
8
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