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Banbury, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

its cheap,,but the guy on the desk will try to add 4 dollars to every service you use,,,the reception area turns into a car park at night for scooters...changed rooms as the bath had a giant split in it,,,but the second room the bath fell off the wall,,it could be ok if they kept on top of things,,,,,but hey i... More 

Thank oldhampat
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the centre of old town Ha Noi, this hotel is most convenient for us to travel around the town. The staffs are very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and neat. The price is affordable. Best suggestion for everyone.

2 Thank Thi Kim Phung V
Columbia, South Carolina
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62 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 1 night and observed the ft: 1. staff should be trained to speak in English. Most of the visitors of Hanoi are foreigners. 2. Be careful going up the stairs it was high and needed to be mindful of your steps. 3. Staffs should be friendly. They were not. 4. Good location near to everything right... More 

Thank Doc E
Perth, Australia
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32 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2016 via mobile

The rooms are old and the bed is awful. This is on par with old hotels in India. I'm not usually picky when it comes to rooms, but this is too much. The bathroom is the worst part of all, gross. You can find a much better spot than this for not much more money.

Thank aussie89_11
Thanh Hoa, Vietnam
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29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Me and my friend stayed there last week and was allover a good experience. You will get almost all good facilities for what you pay for. But I should tell the toilet is not good and the pipe looks like its 50 years old. Other than that for its price, its one of the best VFM hotel in Hoan Kiem.... More 

1 Thank Deepesh K
Vientiane, Laos
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92 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2016

I stayed there for 3 nights. Although I had booked a room with a window with a VIEW over the CITY, I got a room with a tiny window inside the building. All I could see out of the window was the staircase. It was pitch black in the room if the lights were off. The room smelled of mold.... More 

Thank olabubu
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Really wouldn't bother coming here the rooms are really small, if your on a high floor you have to walk up a lot of cramped stairs to get to the top. The receptionists don't speak much English and really don't go out of there way to make you feel valued. Kitchen was dirty they let me open the fridge to... More 

Thank 819izzye
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46 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

We stayed here after the hostel we wanted to stay at was fully booked. We turned up at around 8am and even though check in wasn't till 2pm, we were allowed in our room at 9.30am. We booked a double room and got upgraded, to a room with a balcony and 3 double beds. It was very clean and had... More 

3 Thank leah1405
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48 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2015

First bonus of Downtown hotel is that it offers a cheap price for a good stay. Everything seems very good to me (especially for the price I have to pay). The room is quite spacious, equipped with all facilities (fridge, air-con, TV, clean bathroom). Although the hotel does not have the lift, the porter is very helpful to help me... More 

2 Thank Salvyy
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20 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Relatively cheap hotel but not great. A lot of stairs which i didn't think would be a problem but we weren't offered help when we arrived to carry our bags up. The room was ok, but did feel a bit unclean, and the bath tub badly leaked. Also a smell of smoke for some reason. An ok hotel for the... More 

4 Thank Flo H

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Downtown Hotel Ha Noi Located at No 1-3 Hang Phen Str the centre of city, just beside charming Hoan Kiem Lake.Downtown Hotel is the most ideal place for tourists and business traveler whenever coming to Hanoi. There are many kind of rooms, are equipped with all model In European style and international standard. ,the rooms system are decorated gracefully, included : Air-conditioner, satellite TV, mini bar, high speed internet - wifi, .....make you a pleasant, comfortable staying as in your sweet home. With the ideal location of the biggest capital's finance, cultural centre, next to international banks, super market, Literature temple, Ho Chi Minh mausoleum, Great theatre, Water puppet show theatre.... It takes you only 5 minute on foot to Hoan Kiem Lake, fully satisfied to discover, to go shopping in the Old - Quarter. Our editorial staffs are all professional, enthusiasm and full of hospitality Downtown Hotel is the first choice of the guests to enjoy their staying in HaNoi ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downtown Hotel

Address: No.1-3 Ha_ng Phe_n, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam (Formerly Gold Sun Hotel)
Region: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range: $16 - $24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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“Room with balcony, 1st or 2nd floor”
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 of 5 bubbles Salvyy, 6 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Ask for non-smoking, but be prepared to walk up lots of stairs as they don't have a lift.”
 of 5 bubbles mkw_16, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“high floor more quiet and nice balcony”
 of 5 bubbles joseph178, 30 May 2014 | Read review
“choose the ones with balcony”
 of 5 bubbles 316fans, 24 Apr 2014 | Read review
“just 5 minutes to hoa kiem lake”
 of 5 bubbles lisa425, 16 Apr 2014 | Read review
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