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Song Cau

Pretty slim pickings are on the cards in Song Cau.

Bai Tien Restaurant and Motel
Backpacker - Under US$10
Km 1263 Highway 1A, Xuan Canh Commune
T: (057) 711 007

This used to be the only show in town until the Nhu Y opened up next door. The restaurant overlooks the water, and the rooms are located across a footbridge in light-green cement building that's actually in the water. It struck us as kind of a cool place to stay -- although the rooms are a bit cramped, they all have views of something, and come with writing desks, cable TVs, air-con, and tile,... Read our full review of Bai Tien Restaurant and Motel.

Nhu Y Guest House
Flashpacker - US$10 to 20
Highway 1A, Xuan Canh Commune
T: (057) 711 012

This is the new kid in town, and you won't save any money staying here rather than at the Bai Tien next door. The one advantage is that the rooms are on the second floor, affording better views, but, while clean and new, they are spare and what decorations they've thrown in make them look like a young girl's bedroom. The restaurant has a more limited menu, though the prices are about the same as... Read our full review of Nhu Y Guest House.

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