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Saigon River Boutique Hotel

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have travelled to Vietnam on many occasions, recently stayed at this hotel for the first time, it is prime location for all attractions and restaurants, the staff were extremely friendly and helpful, I stayed in a standard room which was clean, comfortable and airconditioned , great value for money with a good breakfast included, I will definitely stay here... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Saigon River Boutique Hotel is a happy, quaint boutique hotel in a central area in Dong Khoi. It's near everything one needs. But I think what really makes this place special is its courteous and very accommodating staff. I had a few concerns in the room that I was checked in and they made sure to get these addressed. I... More 

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flushing, new york
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Welcome to the charms of comfort, location, design and helpful, never intrusive staff. From the rooftop garden restaurant to the door, front desk and very cozy lobby the staff is ready to help by day and night, they know their country, English and how to match time available, interests and budgets to very respectfully encourage everyone to create stress free... More 

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hestercoombe, Owner at Saigon River Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Oh I am swooning, so thanks for your generous review. We really aim to make our guests most welcome, cared for and comfortable, in a creative environment, so your feed back was most encouraging. We are most proud of our staff and to their credit they have mostly gained their their professionalism through their own passion to learn rather than... More 

London, UK
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

The location of the hotel is excellent, in the midst of District 1. The staff are very friendly and helpful and treat you as part of the 'family'. The rooms are basic, but comfortable and clean. For such a low room rate (including breakfast), this a great bargain but is not a Hyatt or Sheraton - for that pay 5... More 

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hestercoombe, Owner at Saigon River Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review and I am happy that you felt included as 'family', as that is always important to us and I think this approach is a natural to our staff, making it a happier place to stay and to work. We have also made every effort to keep our room prices as low as possible and even... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016 via mobile

Weren't too impressed: shabby even in the "better" rooms (saw two deluxe, stayed in one), staff not very keen serving, average breakfast. Also suspected a moisture problem in our room, possibly caused by the AC leaking into the wall - a clumsy wallpaper cover-up behind the curtain explained itself when we woke up in the morning with iching faces, sniffing... More 

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Thank Merikki
hestercoombe, Owner at Saigon River Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Oh now I am not impressed with your review, but am also competative and very sorry that your stay was less than a happy one. I am extremely surprised that in a sea of complimentary comments re our staff, that you found them to be unwilling. I work closely with them a lot, so it is all the more surprising.... More 

Sydney, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Have now stayed at Saigon River numerous times as I've passed through HCMC between destinations. Tim and Graeme (owners) welcomed me as an old friend and Natalie Sam and Jason (reception) are so friendly and helpful I can't praise them enough. They take care of everything. The hotel itself is small and well-priced but comfortable, well-appointed and always spotlessly clean.... More 

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hestercoombe, Owner at Saigon River Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Sometimes I think that hotels are often only as good as their guests, although we tend to usually think that the reverse is the case. I we are really so privialged to welcome so many lovely guests and like you many are return guests. I often ask guests who are receptive to a good chat, how their travels in Vietnam... More 

Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

This Hotel is one of the most friendliest hotels I have stayed at. We had booked 3 nights but ended up staying 5 as the location was perfect for our sight seeing and tour trips as well as walking around the city. The staff gave great advise & tips and looked after our safety, as well as arranging transport from... More 

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Thank Martin776
hestercoombe, Owner at Saigon River Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Oh thank you Martin for the freshness of your response and of course for the lovely edge of flattery ( we are such suckers for that) - for the hotel and staff. I think we all aim to make guests feel at home and to be as helpful as possible, in order to make our guests stay and future travels,... More 

thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Nice staff and clean well kept rooms. When booking the room I thought there was a balcony. I mentioned this to staff and they showed me that, yes indeed, there was a balcony, but was very small and difficult to gain access, so it was never used. The bed was quite hard, as are many beds in Asia, so I... More 

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hestercoombe, Owner at Saigon River Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

We appreciate you taking the time to write a complimentary review for our hotel. Sorry that you found the balcony to your room away a bit meager, but even our bigger balconies are actually seldom used, simply as mostly it is too hotel outside. This all balcony does offer enough space for any smoker,mas basically it is a non smoking... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

We spent three nights in this small bijou hotel right in the centre of the 1st district. The staff was extremely pleasant, well informed and helpful. The room was small but it had a window. All that on a reasonable budget. A good address to keep.

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Thank Ghislaine S
hestercoombe, Owner at Saigon River Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Very happy that you chose our hotel for your stay in SG and so hope that we have a chance to welcome you back in the future, as we do with many other guests who have become part of the extended SGR Hotel family. More 

Las Vegas, Nevada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Room was big and nice and had everything we needed and was clean, comfortable and quiet.. Staff were very helpful and friendly. We were able to walk to most of the central visitor attractions from the hotel. There was a reasonable choice for breakfast every morning.

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Thank MrThom F
hestercoombe, Owner at Saigon River Boutique Hotel, responded to this review

Kind of you to take time to review our small hotel and very glad your stay was a positive one. The location as indeed a prime one, making it easy to walk to almost all the main inner city tourist attractions. Management keeps reassessing the hotel and attempt to make the hotel not only a hotel that functions really well,... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in shady Mac Thi Buoi Street Saigon, neighbours to many boutiques, restaurants, the stunningly beautiful Opera House, tree-lined Dong Khoi street, Saigon's most fashionable and like wise a short walk to the broad waters of Saigon River, from which the hotel takes its name. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saigon River Boutique Hotel

Address: 58 Mac Thi Buoi Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: $32 - $51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Saigon River Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 16
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#35 Best Value Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
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