Sunflower Hotel Hoi An Reviews
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Decent pool. Really good breakfast but not the best food the rest of the day, eat elsewhere. Staff were friendly. Clean enough just slightly run down. 15-20 minute walk to the old town and river. Good social place to meet people.
Its a nice hotel. The dorm beds are very noisy. You can hardly move without waking up the other people. Also there are limited number of power points. The pool is nice. The breakfast is super good. The distance from the old city makes it a tad bit annoying.
This was an awful hotel. Very far from the centre and no atmosphere Didn't have my booking, was told it was full. Eventually offered a room in their other hotel, which was a 15min drive away or to share a double bed with a stranger. Refused both and was given a dorm bed, but saw the staff member cross another person off the list! Room was filthy and very dirty. Door did not lock. The noise was ridiculous (and I consider my self a heavy sleeper) but the traffic and music was far too loud.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
Cockroaches, dirty beds and 90% of the guests are teenagers who haven't worked out that flushing the toilet and locking the door would be a good thing.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 31-40
- (1 review)
Brilliant breakfast! Good value restaurant too. Atmosphere was great here (if you're a backpacker). And the pool was brilliant. Bicycles outside to rent were great. Quite a way into the old city but doable on a bike. Beaches were also within cycling distance Rooms cleaned everyday but sheets were dirty when we arrived. Same with towels. Staff were the only major downfall as weren't helpful at all. Good place to stay if you like socialising.
Well, where to begin; The staff are the most rude and grumpy vietnamese people I've met. You want to ask reception for help; they want to know or care. No idea what is even going on around the hostel. One girl had her phone stolen an she wanted to know how to report it to the police. They didn't care or help. Shrugged her off. After my first night I got told not asked an very rudely that I had t move rooms. Forgt my key and they don't have a spare to let you in. "Security asleep and rude"
I thought that the people at the front desk were very friendly. They forgot to give me back my passport and I had to leave on a flight to Da Nang...so they sent someone to drop off my passport at the airport. However, the staff that served food were very rude. Regardless of the kitchen staff, I would go back and stay at Sunflower :)
Pro's - good atmosphere, party hostel, breakfast included, AC works Con's - dirty bed linen, don't change duvets when people leave, lockers too small for backpacks, incompetent staff, no plug sockets near beds, cold showers, heard of phones being stolen, pool smelled & was dirty - on my last night there was a rat in it & it bit a girl!
Good place, nice breakfast. A bit loud sometimes, 40 min walk from the beach, 20 min walk from old town.
Supposed to have free pick up from the bus station and no one showed up. Also the staff barge in the room at 9am everyday waking everyone up to let whoever know they need to check out at 11. Like F off its a party place we need our sleep
The best thing about this hostel was the breakfast buffet. Loads of choice&&plenty to fill you until dinner. The rooms were standard bunk beds with lockers but there were only 2 plug sockets between 8 of us which made charging phones a nightmare. The pool is nice but the food was expensive, as was the bar. There were no activities or promotions and the social areas were very uncomfortable and badly laid out. I didn't particularly enjoy my time here, there are plenty of better places to go.
Very noisy party hostel. TV didn't work. Beds were okay. Staff were rude and not very helpful.
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
We are four 22 year old girls travelling together and have stayed in over 50 hostels and for me this was one of the worst. It is completely overpriced and they are so complacent as they are fully booked everyday because people are told it's where all the backpackers stay. This is true however that does not make it a good place. The beds were rock hard and there was one awful bathroom with no hot water per dorm. The staff at breakfast were also very rude.
'The' hostel to stay at in Hoi An, despite being a bit out the way! Really good fun though and nice to have a pool. Dorm room was small and bathroom not so clean but fine if you are not fussy!
Good hostel. A bit far from the centre of town. Good facilities. Staff have poor English and can be difficult to deal with. They are otherwise friendly. The free breakfast buffet is definitely the best thing about the place. Its great.
Really fun party hostel, is huge and always full with young backpackers. Has a good pool and bar area which was great. Someone I met had some money stolen from a random guy who walked into the hostel and was stealing so in that sense security wasn't great but should be fine as long as you lock up your valuables. other than that staff was friendly and helpful except for the cleaners who would come into the rooms screaming every morning when people were sleeping. But would definitely recommend.
A nice place to meet people at the inhouse bar/restaurant and pool, very crowded and the included breakfast buffet is superb, many good options! small downsides: some of the stuff was grumpy from time to time, the pool had many particles in it but had enough chlorine to be safe to swim in :) also I was afraid the sink in the bathroom falls down the next moment so weird it hung there
At first at the reception people are not nice, almost neves you see a smile. They have a poor english and don´t try to help you with information. They don´t even dont know haw far is the beach (talking about km) or how much could be a cab to go anywhere. There´s no music at the pool and you see everybody borring there. Everytime you ask for food, they want to charge you by the time you are eating... this is really rude. The room was averege, but a litte expensive when you speak abou Vietnam.