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Sunflower Hotel Hoi An Reviews

397 Cua Dai Road, Downtown, Hoi An, Vietnam

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1642 Total Reviews
  • 78%Value For Money
  • 79%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 67%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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A fine place as long as you can hack the 20 minute walk into town. Bikes available to rent right outside and the pool is nice and buzzy. Not many plugs or lamps which was a bit annoying. Staff were generally helpful although not the friendliest. The breakfast was great.


Breakfast was excellent, pool was a great addition but I've never stayed in a hostel where the staff are so incredibly rude and act as though you're just a nuisance, even when you just ask for your towel which you've been promised by the hotel on hostelworld. Also don't trust the pick up service - if your night bus is a tad late they wont contact the bus company they'll just not pick you up. Great potential but a massive shame they don't bother teaching the staff basic manners.


Nice common space. Nice rooms. Breakfast included is great. Easy enough to walk into town. Worth a stay. No luggage room though.


I found the staff to be lovely and helpful, no mold in my room - decent room, clean, comfy bed, the buffet was amazing! Really social atmosphere. Just far from the main town


This hostel had a good bar and pool. The beds were very average, you won't get your own power point. Bathrooms were nice a big. A cheap bike/scooter hire place is right next door ($1US for a push bike for 1 day hire.) My experience was tainted at sunflower due to food poisoning at the breakfast buffet and also by the hostel over charging me two extra nights due to an over booking error which I had emailed to rectify three days in advance. Both staff and management were uncompromising and rude.


If you book to stay here, don't expect to be in the room you've ordered as there are so many mistakes with room changes. We booked a family bed and were told there were no family beds! But the breakfast was epic!!!!!


Brilliant place to stay in Hoi An, approx half way between town and the beach, staff are lovely and the breakfast is amazing there, worth staying for the breakfast alone!! Ended up staying a lot longer than originally planned! Also great place to meet people downstairs in bar.


The pool and bar area is really good at night. Drinks are cheap and there is a pool table.


It's a very average hostel but still the place to stay in Hoi An!


Great place to meet other backpackers and great breakfast. It's a very busy hostel/hotel with always a lot of people moving in and out of the lobby, which also serves as backpack storage. Unfortunately, my jacket got lost in this mess. Also, the staff is mostly too busy to be friendly. The bikes and tours they offer are overpriced for what you get. .


I loved the breakfast Buffet but you have to be there early to safe the good pieces


This hostel needs major cleaning.


Stayed at sunflower for a total of 3 nights. A lovely place with the BEST breakfast buffet in Vietnam. Staff was friendly and helpful, room was clean and super nice (we had a private room for 2 dollars more than a dorm) and the pool was a life saver! I really recommend this place if you're going to Hoi An!


One of the best places to stay in Hoi An. Loved the friendly atmosphere and all the friends we made. It is a bit of a walk to Old Town (about 20-30mins), and the staff are not friendly, often arguing with one another in front of guests. Nevertheless, great place to meet like-minded backpackers.


So the facilities are great, no question. that is about it. the staff are shockingly rude. my friend was shoved by a staff member for trying to get a beer out of the fridge. also definitely a party hostel, but that's probably a good thing to drink away the negativity from the staff. you bond with your fellow travelers though because you are all just so stunned by the rudeness.


Very good hostel with helpful staff, great location, great facilities including nice pool! Bar and pool table!


The staff were awful. I had a few occasions where they basically ignored me when I had an enquiry and saw the same with other people. I also notice a few people had trouble with double bookings. The buffet breakfast was unusual and neither good or bad. The room was not cleaned properly and there was a major lack of plug sockets. However there was hot water and air conditioning and the bar a pool area was ok. You get what you pay for although the staff ruin it.


The best thing about this hostel is the breakfast buffet. It is also a good distance between both Old Town/River, and Cua Dai beach. Bike hire makes it easy to get to the beach, but it isn't really within walking distance. On arrival staff were not welcoming at all, and were not helpful or informative at check in, but they became nicer as my stay progressed. It is a good place to stay if you like a party vibe - not necessarily for relaxing. Not super clean either.


Some of the staff were very helpful, some were extremely rude. The breakfast was awesome and the dorm room was clean. Absolutely DO NOT book your onward bus from the front desk. I was lazy and got told I'd be on a nice bus. I paid way too much for the crappiest bus I've ever been on! There are plenty of tour offices nearby that you can use.


Great atmosphere. Pool out back and bar, people sit around and play drinking games. Rooms slightly hot and staff were not very helpful. But this is "the place" to stay in Hoi An, overall, worth it! Met great people here. Not too loud at night which is great as well

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