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  • Hotel Condition/Cleanliness 8.3
  • Facilities 8.2
  • Location 9.3
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.4
  • Service 8.2
  • Value for Money 7.8
  • Food/Dining 8.1

John C.
New Zealand
April 02, 2012
Nice hotel, new wing features great rooms
Location, room size
Enjoyed the Rex thoroughly. Nice rooms and good facilities.

Wei K.
April 02, 2012
Great Location
it was one of the most prestige hotel in vietnam with lots of international boutique shops within the hotel. i was staying in the old wing and it looked quiet and deserted. it was surprise that despite it is a 5 star hotel, they are still using the key system... the breakfast was normal. but overall it is well located.

Aubrey R.
United States
March 30, 2012
Welcome break from the bustle
the bed, the gym, the breakfast
After having lived and travelled in Vietnam for 3 months now, in starless hotels, guesthouses and a an awful 4.5 star experience in Malaysia, I met my boyfriend in Saigon and surprised him by staying at the Rex for our anniversary. It was a perfect break for him after travelling for 24 hours, me for 12 and for the both of us after not seeing one another for 2 weeks. They let us check in early, which was kind, prices are normal for the location, although they are pretty stingy/stickler about rules, which I find to be true in the Vietnamese way of thought, it can come across as harsh. Example; on the website it is advertised that at 6 o'clock there is a magic show, showmanship and half off appetizers, though this is no longer true, they would not honor this. As I checked in my room was not yet ready so I had a cup of tea on the roof while everyone was eating breakfast, I offered to pay for it;and as confronted by 4 or 5 different people that I was not allowed to have breakfast yet, although I just wanted a cup of tea. Just examples, the gym is great although the sauna is only for men and steamrooms are gender seperate. Pool is great in HCM as it can get so hot and theres not a lot to do if youve been there before. They let me use business center computers as well. Airport transportation not clear, it costs 40 USD one way from airport. Taxi is 5, but is like 2 cents and equally as fast. Also, thy let us drink a bottle of wine from France that my bf brought back on the roof which was kind.

Forbrich P.
United States
March 28, 2012
Great Location, A Living, Historic Monument
Incredibly helpful staff and perfect location
i have seldom experienced better service in my visits to 66+ countries. the hotel is a monument to the lost war, beautiful both outside and inside, if you apreciate well working and well preserved plumbing and room appointments. expect the old. be an antiquarian at heart. the food is quite good on the rooftop restaurant.

Pote P.
March 28, 2012
Room is nice with good service
Location and Service
Location is centrally located in District 1, where the business centre is situated therein Hochiminh City. Very convenient for all meetings both leisure and business. All hotel staff are very friendly with dedicated good service to all guests. Most guests staying there are mostly regular guests

Julie G.
March 28, 2012
Exceptionally good service
The service!
This is a fabulouslly central hotel, handy to everything. The service was so good, I was extremely impressed. The room was fine, very quiet. It had everything I needed plus was walking distance to where I had to go, I will be returning. I would also use the Rex Hotel for leisure travel.

Tim M.
March 28, 2012
Centrally located, excellent staff
Gym, location
Very good hotel, outdated pool, nice gym, we used it after long air travel to counter jet-lag. However, not so posh and not matching a 5 star. If you get a good price deal, take it, otherwise you might be better off with Sheraton or Sofitel...

Sabir A.
March 27, 2012
Great location and lovely room!
Fantastic breakfast, modern style if hotel, attentive service
when i'm back i will go back. beautiful rooms, great staff.

Jong S.
South Korea
March 26, 2012
Great location with large reception area
breakfast area is shaped for perfect business meetings.
The room was design authentic and the room size was perfect for business. Location was good to at it is located in downtown area

Magnificence W.
United States
March 26, 2012
Great location and amenities!
Location, breakfast buffet, pool, workout room
my wife and i stayed here for our babymoon and we both enjoyed our stay at this hotel. the central location of it is important if you want to be within walking distance of ben thanh market, several troung nguyen coffee shops, and quite a few local points of interest and eateries. the rooms in the west wing are old, but nice; while the rooms in the east wing are more modern. the rooftop is nice at night as it overlooks three intersections and you can sit back and enjoy the chaos of street traffic (including the scooters!). the workout room is nicely air conditioned and has plenty of machines. the outdoor pools are quite nice as well (except for when it rains).