Thuy Hoa Hotel
118 Thuy Hoa T: (020) 3826 806 F: (020) 3826 808
If the budget hotels near the border along Nguyen Hue are a bit too enclosed for your liking, walk a further five minutes or so and check out Thuy Hoa.
It's slightly pricier but the light rooms are set around a courtyard and the more expensive options at the front have small balconies with river views. All have fan, air-con and a TV. To get there, cross the Coc Lou Bridge and turn immediately right — it's up on the left.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 230,000 dong, high season 230,000 dong. Notes: 320,000 dong with a view