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Box Hotel

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#148 of 574 Hotels in Hanoi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night before going to halong bay the rooms are small but we knew that in a good area to not anything to shout home at! Maybe a bit to much money for worth! Wouldn't stay here more than 3 days!

Thank Adam S
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome location!! Right in the heart of it all. The rooms are small but you pay for what you get and I really enjoyed it! Air con is awesome!! Only reason not a 5 was the lady trying to rip us off with our booking and tricked us with a tour. But did refund us. Would recommend!

Thank HenryEgan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time staying here and the second time to Hanoi . Both times have be great . Nice quite rooms to escape the busy street from . In the centre of the best of quarter and just Minutes away from restaurants,bars , and shops . Will 100 percent be coming back

Thank Hugo E
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

This place was great until we booked another night for when we returned from Halong Bay and were moved to a different hotel when we checked in. I would rate it higher if I was confident they could manage bookings. The walls are quite thin, but the beds were comfy, the showers hot and the place was fairly clean.

Thank Justin W
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Rooms are small, bad wifi in the room,friendly staff, good location to wander at night near bars and club to have a drink.,good restaurants and street food places..................near places of interest .Highly recommend to backpackers!!!!

1Thank Hồng N
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I myself didn't mind this room but fell asleep immediately. My travel partner, however, was kept up all night by loud noises for adjoining rooms - you could here the buttons on the air con being pressed (not great for sound privacy). While small it did the trick space wise, and can't complain for the money. The transfer that we...

Thank Kelsea C
Reviewed 11 December 2016

The location is perfect, right in the heart of the Old quarter. Staff is nice, some speak better English than others. The rooms are tiny but tidy. The price is cheap. Perfect if you want a place to sleep and leave your bag while you are out on a day trip and you want good access to streetfood, travel agencies,...

Thank Bia K
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed here one night. The price was 315,000 dong for twin room. The room is with a bunk bed and the madras is so hard, our backs were aching the following day. There is not much room for your luggage either. The bathroom is shared with 3 other rooms or so. It is in fine condition and looks good....

Thank Michela K
Reviewed 29 November 2016

Small, simple and affordable. If you're happy to have a small cramped room with a bunk bed for you and your friend, basic amenities and a shared bathroom then this is a pretty good deal. Service was basic and the location was good if you're interested in exploring the old quarter. Not sure how often they wash the sheets, but...

1Thank Wayde N
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

When we arrived the staff was super helpful and friendly, we booked a private room the first time and is a small room, good for three but difficult to put all our stuff there, anyway we work it out. The internet is ok, the bathrooms are not super clean but ok for what we paid. The breakfast is good, free...

1Thank valeria e

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Additional Information about Box Hotel

Address: 16 Hang Buom Street | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 8443, Vietnam (Formerly Hanoi Emperor Hotel)
Region: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range: ₹ 683 - ₹ 1,024 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Box Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“cozy rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 232h_ngn, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“old quarter area, cheap hotel”
 of 5 bubbles maywish81, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Family room has no windows but good a/c and it's quiet”
 of 5 bubbles X9226BHemilyw, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“take a private room if it's possible. It's maybe less noisy”
 of 5 bubbles TravelandCo96, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Be prepared to stay in a box”
 of 5 bubbles michellechinj, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
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