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Ruislip, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were told it was 3/4* hotel with B&B. We were served fruit (half a banana and a slice of dragonfruit), half a bread roll with hot food, a cup of tea or a bowl of milk for our own cereal. Anything extra was chargeable

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here 2 nights on November. The location is good in district 1 and near the river. The staff is nice. The room I stayed in was quite dark even though I had the window. You could smell the mold when entering the room and there was humid stains on the wall. The room was out dated and the bed...

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nelson new zealand
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights at the hotel and found the staff helpful and friendly. The rooms themselves are basic hotel rooms. Quite small but clean and well equipped. The travel staff were helpful and booked our trips for us which were all excellent if a bit expensive. We had been in the North of Vietnam where everything was incredibly cheap...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a short stay here - two nights. The staff were helpful and friendly and the room beautiful - a Saigon River Suite. A few minuses: the biggest lack was the breakfast. Very limited, just a small selection of western eggy dishes, not particularly tasty, and a couple of Asian choices, no option for juice or water, and no...

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london
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This lovely boutique hotel is ideally located within walking distance of most sites around the city. The room was comfortable and spacious, with a good shower and a small balcony. It felt like a typical city hotel. The staff were all very polite and helpful and were always pleased to recommend places to eat and shop. Walking around the city...

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

Fun to be able thank choonkaloonks for your positive review, so maybe you managed a little quite time during your stay in one of the most frenetic cities you might find any where in the world. HCMC is not the biggest city in the world, but possible it is the most densely populated, with the average resident having less than...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel was in a great location. Safe area. Lots of restaurants and shopping nearby. Walking distance to the opera house. Others complained about the wifi and when I first got there it wasn't working. However, I let the front desk know and they reset it. After that it worked the whole time for me. The wifi isn't the best...

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

Thank you Emily 830419 for taking time during your travels to write a review for our hotel. I have lived in Vietnam for many years and I just know that several of my extra grey hairs, come from Wifi related stress and related internet issues. Things are much better, but eve no and then new issues other than the basics...

Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 19 October 2016

family of 5 - 1 senior, 2 adults, 2 children - 10 and 15 -- 2 rooms for 2 nights - 29 Mar 2016 - Thu 31 Mar 2016 . booked a couple of months in advance. traveled to bali and vietnam over 2 weeks IMPORTANT : Always be alert and play safe. Always use hotel pickups and drop off......

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bangladesh
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Located at the heart of District 1, the hotel is close to tourist attractions, markets and loads of eateries. The staffs are friendly, rooms are clean and spacious.. our one had a balcony too. Breakfast options were good, however, has scopes to be better.

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

Dear Salima - I have just returned to duties at SGR Hotel and anxiously began checking reviews, fearing scathing remarks, so have been largely comforted by generous comments such as with your review. I totally agree that there is plenty of scope to make improvements and am always making conserted efforts to raise the bar in as many areas as...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 10 October 2016

This is a wonderful small boutique hotel in the center of District 1. I was travelling alone and want to thank the wonderful staff so much for for their warmth and hospitality. Everyone spoke english, the hotel was so clean and the rooms spacious. (the back is quieter)The breakfast was the best of any of the many hotels I stayed...

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

Hi jenniferinindia - you seem like a real treasure to me and I am just sorry that I was not at the hotel during your stay. Your review was extraordinarily positive and simply feel so happy that you felt welcomed and cared for, which is always our intention. Jasmine is indeed a treasure and I am glad you enjoyed her...

WA
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We stayed here 5 nights and loved the location and the staff. The beds were comfortable and the room was clean and roomy. It's an older building so a little quirky (small elevator that only goes to 5th floor) but we found it perfect for our needs. It's a mix of modern with some older features like high ceilings and...

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

Hello snoggglesnort and thank you for your review. I am sorry I was not at the hotel during your stay, so we could have had a chat. Could easily have organized some bacon for your husband, as I love bacon too. It was kind of you you to express all you positive comments and pleased that our staff looked after...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Refrigerator in room
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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
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: €29 - €94 (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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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Rooms congested, no chair to sit on, blank wall outside window.”
 of 5 bubbles Taher61, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Saigon River Suites are beautiful”
  • An acrage of bed space
  • Plenty of desk space
 of 5 bubbles spopey15, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with a balcony”
 of 5 bubbles choonkaloonks, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“ask for a room with a window at the back”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferinindia, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We were on the 6th floor in the back of the building (#602) - it was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles snogglesnort, 4 Oct 2016 | Read review
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