Hung Cuong Hotel

Hung Cuong Hotel

Central and comfortable

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If Hotel Trung Nguyen is a bit too back to basics (though we wouldn’t describe it as such), then the towering Hung Cuong Hotel may fit the bill.

Travelfish says:

Owned by the same–named bus company, the hotel is poised over the central square of downtown Chau Doc, and, with their buses stopping out front, you can get a bus onwards from here without needing to head out to the bus station (obviously you don’t need to be a guests to use the buses).

Rooms are solid value and very clean. : Stuart McDonald.
Rooms are solid value and very clean. Photo: Stuart McDonald

Inside, the rooms are smart and clean, of a decent size, and come with the typical fittings such as air–con, LCD TV, coffee and tea and a kettle, Thai prawn crackers (yes, we ate both packs) and a comfortable bed. One point worth noting is there is a temple right beside the hotel, and it can be a bit noisy with chanting and bells.

Staff speak some English and we found them to be helpful. If you’d like to spend a little more, the brand spanking new Hanh Phat Hotel is diagonally across the park from here. We felt the rooms were not such good value—they do have a high floor bar though (8th floor if we remember correctly) which has outstanding views over downtown Chau Doc—drink prices are a bit higher than what you pay at ground level though.

Contact details for Hung Cuong Hotel

Address: 96 Dong Da, Chau Doc
T: (0296) 356 8111;  
Coordinates (for GPS): 105º7'1.26" E, 10º42'38.11" N
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Room rates: US$10 to 20

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Standard double room 390,000 dong 390,000 dong
Deluxe double room 490,000 dong 490,000 dong

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Stuart McDonald co-founded Travelfish.org with Samantha Brown in 2004. He has lived in Thailand, Cambodia and Indonesia, where he worked as an under-paid, under-skilled language teacher, an embassy staffer, a newspaper web-site developer, freelancing and various other stuff. His favourite read is The Art of Travel by Alain de Botton.

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