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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

...unless loud music helps you sleep. I thought if I booked a bit more expensive room I might get something well above the street. Nup. Room 101 ( the receptionist told me there were no others available last night) is right on the street above reception and 4 metres line of sight from the substantial amplifier used by the street...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

I was lucky having the room only for a night. The room was completely different than the pictures I saw on Internet. No windows and very unsecured/unsafe door as well as very poor breakfast service. The only good thing of the hotel was in the middle of busy restaurants and pubs street.

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Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Having stayed in multiple hostels and hotels during our Vietnam trip, this was the last one on the itinerary and it was nothing superlative. The rooms are quite small with an equally small bathroom. Basic amenities are minimum and even the first bottle of water when you arrive in the room is billed for. The location is a plus point...

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Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is great located. Very famous Bui Vien street with lots of pubs, restaurants, shops, massage and Bahn Mi stands. In a day time it is normal street, in the night time is completely different. Dont miss to visit this street when you will be in Ho Chi Minh City. Hotel has clean rooms, hot shower, breakfast on the...

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Sanur, Indonesia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 2 nights, one on the way to Vung Tau and one on the way home. Situated in the middle of backpackers in District 1. Loud, brash and entertaining. Double rooms were good at $34aud a night, including breakfast in the rooftop cafe. The rooms are comfortable with the usual amenities. A stocked fridge and wi-fi in the room. Breakfast...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

With the price, what else can you expect? You are living in the middle of the most happening place at night. Of course, there will be some minor noise from the nearby clubs and pubs. But isn't it what you are looking for when you choose to stay in the middle of night life district? During the day time, the...

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This budget hotel is on the main backpackers street. The staff were friendly and welcoming. The room was quite small and didn't have a window but it was clean and adequate for a short stay. The breakfast in the morning is on the roof top and has a good view of the city. There are many hotels around this area....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On arrival we had been moved to the sister Meraki Boutique 'Hotel' 50m down the road. Cannot quibble about the location - we knew that was to be expected as we purposefully booked in that area because of the nightlife. However, maybe we were unfortunate - we were put in Room 1, which was behind reception. Nothing like the website...

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Bialystok, Poland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ive visited this hotel couple times and trulls recommend it. Really good location, service is friendly and helpful. You can eat breakfast in very interesting location - top floor and have a nice view on whole but view street!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hotel has a good location on backpackers street. If you want a calm place, it will be not a good choice, but if you wan the nightlife to be really close, it is perfect. Room was a bit dark (no window). Staff was helpful. Anyway, they deleted my booking.com reservation probably not to pay a fee... That is not ok....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay in the Heart of Ho Chi Minh City In the middle of the backpacker's area in Bui Vien Street,Meraki Hotel offers rooms with a flat-screen cable TV and free Wi-Fi. The hotel has a public bathroom with shower for guests who have late flights. Air-conditioned rooms come with a minibar, fridge and hairdryer. Bed linens are changed daily. Private bathrooms have hot-water showers and daily replenished toiletries. Meraki Hotel is an easy 15-minute walk from the famous Ben Thanh Market. It is a 25-minute drive from Tan Son Nhat International Airport. Airport and train station transportation can be arranged for an extra fee. Baggage can be stored at the front desk for free for up to 15 days. Guests can surf internet at the computer corner for free. Day trips and ticketing services are available at the tour desk. A daily breakfast is served at the hotel's dining room, which overlooks the city. District 1 is a great choice for travelers interested in Nightlife, Markets and Shopping. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Meraki Hotel

Address: 198 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam (Formerly Viet Nghi Hotel)
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: $30 - $49 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Meraki Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 19
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Also Known As:
Hotel Viet Nghi
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#18 Best Value Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#40 Family Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
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“book the room in higher floor. it is more calm. room 100 has no window, other rooms has small window (203,303)”
 of 5 bubbles KacinaK, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“There are 7 floors with 3 rooms per floor. One room on ground floor. They are windowless. So no particular favourites”
 of 5 bubbles KevWesternAustralia, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“It is perfectly fine to have a room without windows here for a little more quietness living in the midst of night life district”
 of 5 bubbles louislooi, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay in Room 1”
 of 5 bubbles LouGoon, 8 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Pray you get a room away from the busy Bui Vein Street”
 of 5 bubbles CliffM1947, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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