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Box Hotel

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#191 of 580 Hotels in Hanoi
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was friendly to give us the beds in the dorm before check-in time. That was amazing after a nightbus from Hue. The room was tiny but everyone had his own box. Our room was smelly and I didn't really felt good in this hostel. We saw the bad reviews later. We didn't had any problems but we left the...

Thank Franziska S
Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The hotel staffs were friendly but few didn't understand Eng. The room was just ok because I was not sure whether the bedsheets were changed, since I saw some small piece of hair on pillow case on the first day. But the location was great cuz it was located in the old quarter, close to foods and restaurants. Price was...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

The hotel is somewhat overpriced but beds were clean. There was blood on the curtains but I did not think too much of this. We put in our washing for 7$ the lady ruined all of our clothes. She took one top away to try and fix, put bleach on it and still did not fix. After shouting and getting...

Thank JadeCWright
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I really don't understand the fuss about this place. The service was cold, the bed more than hard, shower was cold in the evening and morning and it's situated in a very touristic street with loud party music. Paid 11$ for 3 more u get the comfort of having a double room. The city is so compact there is absolutely...

Thank viji t
Reviewed 6 March 2017 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 6 March 2017

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...

6Thank 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

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Address: 16 Hang Buom Street | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 8443, Vietnam (Formerly Hanoi Emperor Hotel)
Region: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range: $14 - $19 (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”
232h_ngn, 14 Dec 2016 | Read review
“old quarter area, cheap hotel”
maywish81, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Family room has no windows but good a/c and it's quiet”
X9226BHemilyw, 28 May 2016 | Read review
“take a private room if it's possible. It's maybe less noisy”
TravelandCo96, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Be prepared to stay in a box”
michellechinj, 8 Nov 2015 | Read review
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