The accommodation in Long Xuyen tends to over-compensate towards those looking for a steam and special massage. If however, you're actually planning on sleeping, you're better off restricting yourself to one of the following downtown offerings.
Set well back off the river and just a short walk from Long Xuyen's massive church, the Long Xuyen Hotel hides fairly spartan rooms behind the hotel's attractive facade -- perhaps they renovated the exterior this year and next year they'll do the rooms. A typical Chinese-style hotel, the Long Xuyen has stacks of rooms with super-soft mattresses and slightly grim interiors. Bathrooms are passable.... Read our full review of Long Xuyen Hotel.
When we visited this place at 2pm on a weekday afternoon, the second floor karaoke bar was going on all cylinders and had a boisterous crowd of middle-aged businessmen adorned with well-fogged beer goggles. If that's the type of place you're after, then the Thai Binh 2 is for you. Our only tip would be to go for a room on a higher floor to at least attempt to escape the wailing emanating from the... Read our full review of Thai Binh 2 Hotel.