Hotel in Hanoi near the Thai Embassy - Hanoi Grand Hotel

I have been told many times that hotels in Vietnamcheaper than in Thailand, now I know it from my own experience. At first, when you look at the booking sites, it seems that the prices are similar, but then in fact it turns out that, for example, the number is huge, or some other buns. Just as it happened to me, the number in reality turned out to be better than in the photos. Usually the opposite happens.

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Price and reservation

When I booked the Urban Alley Hotel

(later renamed Hanoi Grand Hotel), pricewas $ 18 per night. Since the course is changing, the cost may be different, see for yourself. In my opinion just a great combination of price and quality! Suitable for both couples and families with children, space and beds allow, but, of course, this is not an apartment hotel.

Be sure (and I insist) check availabilitydiscounts or special offers on the excellent Roomguru service. It will quickly and simply show you discounts in all existing reservation systems. In Asia, for example, there are lots of offers on Agoda.com that are much more interesting than on exactly the same hotels on Booking.com.

For example, here is a direct link to the hotel: Urban Alley Hotel

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Interior

When the hotel manager escorted me to the room, heI asked several times if I was alone, for two nights in total ... When the door opened, I understood what his questions and surprise were for: the room was just huge, plus there were two large and wide beds. Of course, I alone did not need so much space, and one bed would be enough. But I did not know that it would be so spacious here. And if I had known, I would have chosen this hotel anyway, because I was satisfied with the price and location, so let's say I booked a hotel from the lower price range, only hostels were much cheaper, and I don’t really like them.

So, as I said, the number is big. Perhaps the high ceilings also added a sense of spaciousness. Of unusual - the floor is wooden. How cool it is, otherwise this omnipresent tile is already bored. Well, everything else is pretty typical for an Asian budget hotel: a TV, a kettle, a mini-bar with a mini-bar, a couple of bottles of free water, a safe in the closet, hot water from the heater and shampoo-gel-toothbrush. By the way, the heater is not flowing, but cumulative, that is, it is necessary to turn on 15 minutes before taking a shower.

Hotel in Hanoi in the city center

Hotel in Hanoi in the city center

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There is a workplace and safe in the closet

There is a workplace and safe in the closet

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The water heater must be turned on 15 minutes before the shower.

The water heater must be turned on 15 minutes before the shower.

There is even a balcony, but the views from it are so-so

There is even a balcony, but the views from it are so-so

What surprised me the most about this hotelthe Internet turned out to be much better than in all the apartments and houses where I happened to live in Thailand. Clearly, he does not reach the Russian, but 14 megabits in both directions, this is very cool. I was finally able to upload all the video files I needed, literally overnight everything was flooded. In Tae, it would take a couple of weeks.

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Cleaning and linen change every day. Also gave 2 bottles of water and new bottles with ryl-soap accessories. For me, everything is fine for the money. And if you take the room a bit more expensive, Deluxe for 1500 rubles, then there will still be an included breakfast. But, as elsewhere in Asia, in Hanoi is not a problem to eat in any street cafe, or in the hotel itself.

Exterior

As I understand it, most hotels in Hanoi are a few storey narrow houses, so they have spiral staircases inside. My hotel also had an elevator, and I lived on the 6th floor. There were a total of 2 rooms on the floor.

Spiral staircase and elevator

Spiral staircase and elevator

Views from the window of Hanoi

Views from the window of Hanoi

Views from the window of Hanoi

Views from the window of Hanoi

Reception at the Urban Alley Hotel

Reception at the Urban Alley Hotel

On the map

If you go do yourself Thai visathen this hotel is perfect for you, it is literally a 5-minute walk to the Thai embassy. The tourist quarter is also close, no more than 10 minutes on foot. The location is pretty good.

Hotel Urban Alley

Hotel Urban Alley
Excellent budget hotel in the heart of Hanoi. I stayed there for a couple of nights.
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Excellent budget hotel in the heart of Hanoi. I stayed there for a couple of nights. In more detail.

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