Thien Hoa Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsThien Hoa Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
We got into Ho Chi Minh after a total of 18 hours of flying and incredibly jet lagged. We ended up not having time to make reservations ahead of time, so the cab driver took us to this place after I told him I wouldn't pay more than $20 usd for a hotel room. I wonder if I would have said I wont pay more than $15 if he would have brought us to the same place..
Anyway! It was $20 usd a night for my boyfriend and I. The staff was super nice, the room was nice- our own bathroom with western toilet, shower with hot water, huge bed, our own private balcony and air conditioning! We also had a tv and a mini fridge, table and chair. They don't have wifi, but they have a computer on the reception floor that you can use for free.
I would absolutely recommend this place, I know $20 is pricey for Vietnam but it was worth it at the time. I would try to get a better price next time.
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