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“Don't stay here, plenty of other good hotels around”
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Family Inn Saigon
Ranked #56 of 963 Ho Chi Minh City B&B and Inns
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I stayed here as part of an Intrepid tour and it was very disappointing compared to all of our other accommodation.
12 stories and 1 very very slow lift (it was faster to walk down from 8th floor to reception)
Our shower was broken (shower head off the wall). We checked in late in the day, and asked to be moved to another room - this took over 1.5hrs , first they said that there was no other room available, then they said there was a room but it had to be cleaned, then they said they were waiting for a porter to be available (which we had said we didn't need). Eventually we were moved to the room right next door to the one we had been in. Receptionist complained that she was very busy, hence the delays - I went down to Reception to find her watching TV on her phone. all in all very annoying!
Breakfast was included and the food was pretty poor, especially considering the food I had had in other hotels on our trip.
Would recommend you found another hotel in the area.

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  • Stayed: December 2015, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We stayed here at the end of our tour of Vietnam. Hotel is clean and the staff were friendly. There is a minimart straight across the road to buy food and drink. It is a 20minute walk to the Imperial Palace and to the big market. The lift was very slow so factor that into your time.

Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The hotel has 12 floors and one slow poke of a lift so planning an arrival or depparture from you room needs a bit of forethought. We tended to walk down and sometimes walk up but the passages and stairwell are not airconditioned so it was very hot.
I read a previous review which said the hotel is noisy so at check in we asked to be moved from the 4th to the 11th floor. Good move but even there it is still noisy. The dining room is on the 12th floor and every morning at 530 there is a loud banging noise for a few minutes.
Breakfast is ok but not great. Wifi worked reliably.
Location is within walking distance of reunification palace, cathedral and old post. Ofi

Stayed: January 2016, travelled with family
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

I stayed in the Family Inn Saigon as part of an intrepid group trip through Vietnam.

The hotel is in a good location, easy to walk to the sites from here and if lazy, Son a really friendly Vietnamese man with a cyclo hangs out in the street to ferry you about! Guaranteed a great tour with Son!

The room was fine, quieter than other Vietnamese hotels. Safe locked and did not work. Bathroom was large and clean, as was the bed linen. Comfy bed.

Breakfast was ok, I have had far better elsewhere. Amazing cafes and the cafe with the birds only 5 minutes walk away so head away there.

The reception staff were a little on the rude side. No rooms to shower in pre your transfer or any facilities before your flight which is awkward.

Stayed: January 2016, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Stayed here recently and were a bit disappointed about the level of noise. There doesn't seem to be any sound proofing on the windows so we could hear all the road noise and people milling around outside or from the club a couple of doors down. There was also a beeping from the elevator that goes every minute. And the wifi was great in the lobby but our floors wifi didn't work so reception put us on an unsecured one but don't know where from.

Aside from that the hotel is clean and in a central location. Not too bad for the price of the hotel

Stayed: January 2016, travelled as a couple
Thank Rachel K
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Additional Information about Family Inn Saigon

Address: 84A Bui Thi Xuan Street | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Airport Transportation
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Ranked #56 of 963 B&Bs / Inns in Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: ₹ 2,507 - ₹ 3,792 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 72
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