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Nguyen Shack - Mekong Can Tho

185C, Ong Tim Bridge, Thanh My Area, Thuong Thanh Ward, Cai Rang District, Cai Rang, Can Tho, Vietnam (Show on map)

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"scenery, big breakfast, friendly staff..."

  • Margaret, United States
  • September 26, 2015
  • Area: Location: Cai Rang
  • Rooms : 5

Room Types
Basic Room with Shared Bathroom (1-2 Adults)
Bungalow - Water Front


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Features of Nguyen Shack - Mekong Can Tho

24-hour front desk

airport transfer


bicycle rental

business center

express check-in/check-out

laundry service

luggage storage

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Nestled in a riverside village with a vast area of tropical fruit garden, Nguyen Shack - Mekong Can Tho allows you to feel the pure natural atmosphere of the Mekong River. Free tours are daily organized to Cai Rang floating market, where guests are able to explore the local Vietnam’s way of life by a boat or cycling to meet them. The place is easy to access as it is only 5 kilometers from the city which tourists can reach there by taxi and cycling.

At Nguyen Shack - Mekong Can Tho, guests can experience the real nature and tranquil surroundings as the bungalow is all wooden décor and fully furnished with all the necessary amenities such as washing machine. As the place aims to present the naturalistic vibe, visitors are able to order tropical fruits and taste the local cuisine at the riverside eatery nearby. Stay at Nguyen Shack - Mekong Can Tho and you’ll surely have an unforgettable experience.
Children and extra beds:
Infant 0-5 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 6-12 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.

Guests over 12 years old are considered as adults.

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room policy for more details.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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Tam L. Couples Vietnam, October 2, 2015
Quality and service

View, nature screen, fresh air
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Margaret S. Couples United States of America, September 26, 2015
beautiful and relaxing but out of the way

scenery, big breakfast, friendly staff
The Nguyen Shack was a lovely and relaxing place to spend a few nights in Can Tho. The bountiful breakfast with generous hours (7-12!) was particularly nice. The staff was kind enough to give us a room upgrade, as one of the bungalows was empty when we arrived. The room had a beautiful view of the waterway and fields. A few drawbacks - because the Shack is far outside of the main town, you are reliant upon their tours for sightseeing and food for dinner. The meals are reasonable, but the tours are definitely more expensive than you could find elsewhere ($12 per person for morning 2 1/2 hours to the floating and land market, $10 per person for afternoon cycling tour, $6 per person for evening sunset cruise). The taxi to the town is about 160k dong. The staff were extremely kind to us when we were there, and they maintain a jovial atmosphere in the main eating area, where cats and travellers and dogs and staff all mingle for hours in the evening.
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Jie W. Couples Singapore, September 25, 2015
Rustic Living Quarters by the Waterways

Hammocks, Breeze, Serenity
My stay at the Nguyen Shack was fantastic. Barring the mosquitoes at night, I actually don't have much to pick on them for. There isn't any air conditioning in the lodges, but the natural breeze and electric fans should do the trick for you. The tours provided at the shack was authentic and interesting too. Mosquito nets are provided if you are indeed worried about the mosquitoes.
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Area recommended for:
  • culture
  • sightseeing
Distance to airport:
  • Can Tho International Airport (12.9 Km)
Customer comments:
  • "Food" , "Great staff" , "Relaxing"
Top attractions in the area:
  • Cai Rang Floating Market (3.5 Km)
  • My Khanh Eco-tourism Village (3.7 Km)
  • Can Tho Old Market (6.0 Km)
  • Ninh Kieu Wharf (6.2 Km)

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