Royal Lotus Hotel Saigon
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Royal Lotus Hotel Saigon Ho Chi Minh City
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... with my reaction. I guess I have just seen so much dingier things and have put my feet in and on so many ******* things, that this was really quite a minor experience. It makes for an awesome story though. I have told a few people in my group about it and I love getting their facial reactions of pure horror and disgust. Haha
I had the opportunity to go visit the Cu Chi Tunnels the next day which was something else. For those of you who do not know what the Cu ...
... I went back to hotel.
Once we were all awake we cabbed it over to the War Remnants museum. This was a confronting experience showing exactly how the Vietnamese remember the war, and also how they want their people to remember the war. Outside the museum were planes, tanks, artillery and other war remnants, while inside the photos and exhibits told a story of horror, and propaganda from a surprising number of countries who did not support the ...
I was woken up at 0830 by Will. Since we've been having late nights I've been sleeping in more than usual for me. I'm increasingly tired despite all my rest. I think it's the heat. Will is up and chipper and once again drags me out of bed (literally from my feet). I get ready for the day and we head down for some breakfast. Breakfast at this hotel is nothing special so I opted out for the fruit and yogurt bowl. Plus I've gained some weight so it's probably best if I eat light ...
... and breeds I've never seen before, kinda sad they just wanted some lovin but of course everyone was like "omg cara stop petting every dog they have flees and diseases" When we got back we shopped around and went to dinner. Everyone got their food except Bailey. We waited for two hours, repeatedly reminding the waiter that she hadn't gotten her food. "um excuse me, our friend, no dinner, is it coming?" "oh ah *smile* yeah, I go" finally came super casual hours later. Our ...
... cinnamon, star anise, ginger, garlic and shallots (which have all been charred over a flame) for several hours. When it is ready to serve the thinly sliced marinated beef is placed (raw) into a bowl of the hot broth and it cooks within 30secs and then you add the warmed rice noodles and bean sprouts. It is topped with herbs and crispy onions. One site that was a little bizarre at first, but now seems completely normal, is the Vietnamese street food culture. On our first ...