Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
Dien Bien Phu
Dien Bien Phu sees a steady flow of tourists and travellers passing through and there's an adequate selection of places to choose from. Be aware that many places are not licensed to take foreigners. If someone starts shaking their head and waving you away as you approach, try another place. All the places we list do take foreigners.
Upgrade is worthwhile835 Duong 7-5
T: (0230) 382 5259; F: (0230) 382 5259
This giant hotel along 7-5 Road, set well off the road behind a huge reflecting pond, is exactly the kind of place we'd expect to be awful, but it's not so bad. All rooms are light, very clean and ... Read the full review of Nha Khach Van Phong.
Reasonable value if you negotiate on price374 Duong 7-5
T: (0230) 382 4841; F: (0230) 382 4319
Cong Duan is a large hotel on the main road near the roundabout. The huge dining area downstairs suggests they cater for group events, which is a bit off-putting, and the hallways are shabby and ... Read the full review of Cong Duan Hotel.
Better than it looks849 Duong 7-5, near the cemetery
T: (0230) 382 5103; F: (0230) 382 6290
A relatively fancy option for Dien Bien Phu, although the grey concrete building is particularly uninspiring. Reception has a professional feel to it and rooms are well decorated with light wood ... Read the full review of Dien Bien Phu Hanoi Hotel.USD 20 to 50 1 vote Midrange
Could do worseThanh Binh Rd, opposite the bus station, near the bridge, Dien Bien Phu
T: (0230) 373 5046; F: (0230) 373 5023
This place is across from the bus station, closer to the Thanh Binh bridge. The rooms we saw were light and airy, if a bit musty, but an improvement over the nearby Hai Yen on that score. They are a ... Read the full review of Viet Hoang Guest House.
A bit depressingHouse 108, (along the right side of the bus station)
T: (0230) 382 6161;
This is one of the few places right near the bus station that accepts foreigners. It's a good example of why local authorities probably want to steer visitors away from accommodation near the bus ... Read the full review of Hai Yen Guest House.Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
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