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Box Hotel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very small rooms but for 1 night it's fine. You can't really have more than 2 backbacks and then you can't see the floor. The beds are very hard!! But pillow and blanket are nice and clean. Shared bathroom which is clean and fine. The staff dont know much english but are very sweet:-) for the price it's a nice...

Thank Signe B
Ho chi minh city
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great hotel friendly staff and cheap price. Only $6 a night for comfortable, private bed (with curtain, clean towel, tooth brush...).Also in a great location right in the old quarter. They will support you to arrange taxi to airport or wherever you want, book the bus to HaLong, Sapa, Ninh Binh...with good deal.

Thank Tri T
Morgantown, West Virginia
Reviewed 17 February 2017

For starters, this hotel/hostel is located on the main party street with paper thin walls that have music blasting through them till quite late (on weekends its 2am) so not a great place if you enjoy your sleep. But, that was the least of my worries during my stay here. My backpack that contained nearly everything that I was traveling...

3Thank MariamAmmar
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Great hotel friendly staff and cheap price. Only $6 a night and you get your own little pod bed so it feels private. The hostel can also book you trips to ha long bay and they even arranged my airport taxi. Definitely recommend this place. Also in a great location right in the old quarter.

Thank Will D
Reviewed 8 January 2017 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 7 January 2017 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 28 December 2016 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

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Address: 16 Hang Buom Street | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 8443, Vietnam (Formerly Hanoi Emperor Hotel)
Region: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range: $14 - $20 (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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