Rising Dragon Grand Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsRising Dragon Grand Hotel Hanoi
The rooms are nice and include an in-room computer. The staff are friendly and very helpful.
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