Excellent 8.9
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  • Cleanliness 8.8
  • Facilities 8.2
  • Location 8.9
  • Room Comfort/Standard 8.9
  • Service 8.9
  • Value for money 9.0
  • Food/Dining 9.0
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Jinwook from South Korea
Solo travelers
Bungalow - Water Front
Stayed one night in May 2015
Get great experience there.
Local life
It was very easy to have experience of local native life and compare with that it was really comfortable. I loved that place. If you want to know Vietnamese culture, you must stay here.
Reviewed May 21, 2015

Jyothi from France
Good stay
The place is excellent. The food is good with quite a lot of vegetarian options too
Was a bit noisy in the night. The shacks don't have walls and unfortunately the people in our neighbouring shack chatted late in to the night and it was very uncomfortable to hear voices we when ...
Reviewed May 12, 2016

Lisa from Vietnam
Excellent birthday at Nguyen Shack
Very relaxing place with plenty of hammocks and comfy chairs. All staff were exceptionally helpful and friendly and food and drinks were tasty and good value. I had a very memorable birthday there......
Reviewed May 10, 2016

Michael from Australia
Garden View Bungalow
Stayed 2 nights in September 2014
Great location but a bit over priced.
Location on the canal was great. Food great. Staff very friendly.
Enjoyed our stay at the shack and would stay longer if it was cheaper. Enjoyed the floating market and the bike tour. Could have done without sunset tour. Staff very helpful. Enjoyed our short stay there.
Reviewed October 04, 2014

Constanze from Germany
Families with older children
Garden View Bungalow
Stayed 4 nights in April 2014
absolutele recommendable for relaxing stay
nature, food, staff
Reviewed May 06, 2014

Kenny from United States
Really cool location outside of the main can tho area. Really friendly and helpful staff to take care of everything. Food was also some of the best we've had in Vietnam
Reviewed May 09, 2016

Eero from Estonia
Great surprise
Staff was extremely friendly, breakfast excellent, nice and peaceful ambiance in the nature - one night was definitely too short for this great place
Reviewed May 05, 2016

Noam from Israel
Garden View Bungalow
Stayed one night in March 2014
Amazing Place
Great riverside location, really friendly staff, fantastic tours
We stayed in Nguyen for one night and went on the sunset tour and the morning floating market tour. Both tours and and the homestay were real fun. Highly recommanded.
Reviewed March 18, 2014

Gordon from Canada
Garden View Bungalow
Stayed 2 nights in January 2014
Relaxing stay surrounded by nature
It is all about the authentic country setting, the great service and the friendly, attentive staff
Our stay at the Nguyen Shack was the most memorable of our two-week trip to Vietnam. If you are looking for a home stay along the Mekong River where traditional Vietnamese values still abound, then I highly recommend staying at the Nguyen Shack near Can Tho. The bungalows are comfortable, and offer a breath-taking view of the countryside along the Mekong River. The friendly, attentive staff took care of all our needs, including taxi and bus reservations for our next Vietnamese destination. One could not ask for better hosts during our stay. Eloi and Kim went out of their way to offer us great service, great meals, and great advice and information about local customs and Vietnam in general. We had a great time and hope to see them both again in a not-too-distant future. There are various excursions available when staying at the Nguyen Shack, and we recommend them all.
Reviewed March 17, 2014

Jacques from France
Solo travelers
Location was out of town, but that is also what made it special. I did 3 trips, sunset cruise, bike tour of village, and floating market tour. All these plus room for 2 nights - dorm 1/4 beds ...
Reviewed May 05, 2016

Nuria from Japan
Unforgettable experience!
It's been by far a really memorable experience. The shack was in good conditions, clean and confortable. The tours they organize are a great value, and the food they serve is really tasty. But the...
Reviewed May 01, 2016

Corinne from Malta
Garden View Bungalow
Stayed 2 nights in February 2014
An eye opening experience
The staff, location and food
Don't go to this hotel expecting luxury....go to this place expecting an experience. The rooms are charming, the setting amazing and the staff are true friends. Expect an excellent service and be open to getting to know people. For us this was an amazing experience which we will truly cherish. The tours offered; the floating market and land market, bicycle ride and boat ride are all worthwhile. Also, a walk around the place as suggested by Eloi, gives you a glimpse of the Vietnam which is not published in guides but is raw and beautiful. This place is run by a winning team, Eloi, Kim, Phong and the Ladies who really and truly took care of us....and how can I forget Charlie, Bacon and Toto. I wish anyone who makes the wise decision to book this hotel, an experience as nice as ours
Reviewed March 04, 2014

Steffen from Germany
Solo travelers
Garden View Bungalow
Stayed 2 nights in February 2014
Nice homestay in the heart of the Mekong-delta
the location outside the city, the nice staff and the great tours they offer
we had two great days in the nature of Mekong-delta. very quit and relaxing with a bike-tour and a boat-trip to the swimming market.
Reviewed March 04, 2014

Christophe from France
Excellent stay. A perfect way...
The very friendly staff, the nice bamboo bungalows outdoors, the activities and the excellent food. I particularly enjoyed the mango salad.
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Sarah from Thailand
Solo travelers
Above and Beyond!
The staff goes out of their way to make the guests feel taken care of. I left my eye glasses there and they shipped them FREE OF CHARGE all the way up to Sapa Town!! Really amazing and I am eternally ...
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Eugenie from Canada
Garden View Bungalow
Stayed one night in January 2014
Cultural, eye opening, nature.
Friendly staff, close to nature, live animals.
extraordinary experience. Is a very eye opening trip to us. It is located to the heart of the Mekong, and provided with a lot of tours that anyone should join and experience themselves.
Reviewed February 05, 2014

Chia-Ling from Belgium
Garden View Bungalow
Stayed one night in January 2014
best homestay ever
nice staffs, nice peolple, good food
it was a great place to stay, me and my husband are both very happy that we found this place, it's a very simple, quiet place with super friendly staffs. During the stay, we got to be close to other travelers and families, all of them are super friendly, cannot have this kind of feeling by staying in a hotel! They have many kinds of choices for food, super yummy as well. right next to the river with beautiful gardens..... only good things about this home stay!! Love this place!
Reviewed January 11, 2014

Johannes from Germany
Solo travelers
Awesome place, lovely and caring people. Thanks to Lilly for this nice scooter ride through the town. Its going to be remembered.
Reviewed April 29, 2016

Saskia from Thailand
Solo travelers
Everything you could wish for
Amazing location, great food, helpful and fun staff. The tours were nice. Very relaxing stay. Adorable collection of animals on site.
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Pete from United Kingdom
Garden View Bungalow
Stayed 3 nights in December 2013
absolutely fantastic place
embedded in nature, a truly lovely experience, great staff
We enjoyed our stay here thoroughly. It is a fantastic place with lovely staff and full of character. There is interaction with the guests which can be fun. The place is amazing with a riverside setting and rooms that are open to the elements. We had a mid night display of fire flies which was quite something.
Reviewed December 30, 2013


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