Boutique Sapa Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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Nice hotel, friendly staff although they were all new and spoke very little English. Rooms were comfy, but loud
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Zo, volgende update. Ik was gestopt bij de sleeper bus waar we mee naar Sapa zouden gaan. Dit was prima geregeld. We werden opgehaald bij het hotel met een minibusje, waarmee we een bron van ergernis vormden voor alle motobikes. Alles er in gepropt en op weg naar de verzamelplek vanwaar de bus zou vertrekken. Toen de bus eenmaal aankwam had Roel …
... very lively! Many of the tribe ladies selling at these stores didn't want their photos taken which I respected, but took some of the clothes they were selling instead. In general it was very hard to take photos of the tribes ladies in their dresses as a lot of times they were being what looked like blocked by men or other locals not in dress. I did take some photos but I didn't want to intrude too much in the peoples lives at the markets as this is their once a week market where ...
We took an overnight train from Hanoi to La Chau- paid a little more for the deluxe "Western" train, which was one step higher than the regular Vietnam train. Beds were a bit more comfortable. Arrived early morn and had a 2 hour bus ride up the mountain to Sapa. Our hotel arranged for a minibus and we looked for our name when we got off the train...no bus...but, there were definitely a lot of hustlers (they call them Mafia) and one ...
... snacks with you for the 9 hour journey before boarding the train - it is cheaper.
In Lao Cai be aware of the pushy and slightly aggressive touts. Minibus should only cost 40,000 or 50,000 Dong. Don't pay more. Public buses leave every 60 minutes for 28,000 Dong
If you want to avoid the hassle, you could also get a taxi straight away. I was advised that will cost around 400,000 Dong. And if you see a younger man in a black jacket, looking for customers on the train, do yourself a favour and ignore ...
... pieces. I exited quickly and eagerly with items I really didn't want or need; my purchases from her and the others were made solely to help out women who depend on such business for their livelihood.
The buying and selling wasn't over, as I'd hoped. As we started out of town, another group of women from the Red Dao tribe barraged us. Their costumes are unique and distinctively different from the Black H'mong (they ...