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“Nice but alot of street noise”
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Trung Cang Hotel
Ranked #39 of 78 Hotels in Da Lat
Corona, California
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
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“Nice but alot of street noise”
Reviewed February 25, 2014

Hotel was nice, a part of the Sinh Tourist tour, my room was on third floor, no elevators facing street. You heard every beep of horns, scooters going by. Breakfast was okay. They had special water heater in bathroom to get hot water fast to shower. Across the street was Escape Bar at Blue Moon Hotel, good live music. Short distance from center market place. For a few dollars more, a better place can be had.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Adelaide, Australia
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2013

Very basic hotel and service run by The Sinh cafe/tourist company. We walked in straight off the bus, it stops there! Basic room, no air con or heating but not really required. The breakfast was very basic buffet(mainly asian but the cakes were nice)but on the day of leaving we were allowed to order and not pay!!. Biggest issue was no coffee in room, had to get a thermos from downstairs, only green tea in room and thimbles for cups!! The bed was comfortable and shower hot, some people seem to not know about turning the electric water heater on! Dinner at restaurant reasonable. Good position for walking to some places. BigC ( think coles/woolies) has opened there...it's underground! Trippy supermarket. Staff helpful and friendly. Balcony (shared).

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Bossier City, Louisiana
Level 6 Contributor
154 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2013

I have stayed here on multiple occasions and the hotel has fallen in quality in my opinion. The place is owned by Sinh Café/Tourist and is always booked as part of any tour that you may get through them to DaLat. I am sure there are better places to stay in this city, and next time I will find a better place for sure. While the rooms are still clean and well maintained the quality of the breakfast remains as it always has been, just a bit weak. Not much offered in the way of food. On the second day of my stay I went next door to the V'Cherry restaurant for breakfast, much better and very cheap as well. In my opinion Sinh Tourist is no longer what it used to be. They do not care about their customers and deliver only shoddy service at best.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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London
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2013

NOTE: I got this as part of a tour package with Sinh Tourist who I recommend for travel and some hotel stays but not this particular place imho. Because it was part of a package I'm not sure how much I paid but I was asked to pay an extra $20 for an upgrade to the family room because they ran out of normal rooms. I stayed 2 nights in a double room and a family room.

Pros:
Location - very convenient to get to most places by foot if the weather permits (which it often does). Sinh Tourist office is situated next door.
English speaking reception - not perfect English but good enough to communicate.

Cons:
Mosquitoes - there were at least 3 I counted in the bathroom. Under normal circumstances I wouldn't fault a hotel over this but in this case there was a hole in the wall of the bathroom (like a few bricks missing) which is where the bugs came from.

Cold water with no pressure - the water tank for a shower was damaged and taped by vinyl flooring (??) and there was very little water pressure and no hot water. The weather in Da Lat can get a little cold.

There was a lizard running around the room and lizard droppings all over the furniture (including the bed sheets).

Single glazing windows - if you're a light sleeper you will hear ALL of the traffic and people noise and it is on a busy main road.

Food - breakfast was always finished when we came down (at 7:30ish). There was an okay selection but I saw flies which put me off.

Final words:
No AC - Da Lat although sometimes cold, is sometimes hot and there is no A/C (this is more of a warning than a Con).

No elevator - if you're disabled or find stairs difficult to climb, there is no elevator and the stairs do get tiring.

I looked up other hotels and saw 3 and 4 star hotels for very cheap. If I hadn't already paid as part of my package I would have looked elsewhere and would recommend you do the same. This place is unfortunately a bad representation of Sinh Tourism so I genuinely hope they improve.

Room Tip: Don't go for the top floor because the stairs get tiring after a while and the bathroom wasn...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2013 via mobile

We booked through The Sinh Tourist and stayed 2 nights. They only had a family room available on the second night so made us pay an extra $20. The hot water is hit and miss, mostly miss, was forced to have a cold shower (its cold in Da Lat at night). The bathrooms are disgusting, visible yellow stains and dirt. The crevices are extremely dirty and the furniture dusty. There are yellow stains on our sheets which look like cigarette burns. The towels are hard and the bins were not empty. If you are unfortunate enough to have a front street view, the single glazing will ensure that you hear everything that happens on the busy main road all night long. The staff were okay, 1 was helpful but others were not. There was a lizard ripening around the room too. There is no lift so if you are on the third floor is quite a walk up and down. By 7.30 the 6.45 breakfast is no more. You would be lucky to get a piece of fruit and a toast perhaps with cold bowl of noodles. There was a fly on the fruit that we did get to see. Do yourself a favour, don't stay here. This place is miserable. The only good thing about it is location, they have a TV and toiletries in the bathroom. 10/10 would never stay here again unless utterly desperate with zero other options.

  • Stayed June 2013
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Sydney
Level 6 Contributor
199 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed May 22, 2013

This hotel is great value and pretty central to the main areas of Dalat. The rooms are clean and comfortable and for $25 a night you can have city views and a large balcony. It is owned by Sinh Tourist which has a booking office on the premises which makes arranging tours and bus tickets very easy.

Room Tip: City view rooms have a good balcony but are a little noisier.
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed May 11, 2013

I stayed in Trung cang Hotel it is good location may be its the best location in town .its close to the beatifull lake ,the most important when you stayed in Da Lat, its Excellent palace !the room is big but not so clean but ony onething i do not like this palace is staff not so helpul .they always rule(very rule).next time i am not stay here!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled solo
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Property: Trung Cang Hotel
Address: 22 Bui Thi Xuan St, Da Lat, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Lam Dong Province > Da Lat
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #39 of 78 Hotels in Da Lat
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Trung Cang Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 30
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