Hai Yen Family Resort
Solid flashpacker place
132 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St, Ham Tien T: (062) 384 7243
A swimming pool does not make a place a “resort” but name games aside, Hai Yen “Family Resort” is decent value.
The modern building is reminiscent of a seaside apartment building, with balconies and floor to ceiling sliding glass doors taking full advantage of their vantage. Hai Yen will satisfy travellers who are suckers for a great ocean view.
Hai Yen is at the eastern end of the strip, with the beach areas here deserted compared to the kite-surfing clutter west down the coast. Once a haven for backpackers, the hotel has gone through some serious renovations and now firmly sits in the midrange category with the entry level rooms within reach of flashpackers.
All of the air-con, hot water rooms come with hair dryer, flat screen TV, kettle with coffee and tea, minifridge, fan, vanity/desk and WiFi. The bathrooms are no nonsense, have a proper enclosed shower and sink with countertop. The ocean view rooms are undeniably special, their commanding view of the sea explains the premium rate. Most of the deluxe rooms on the first floor still have ocean views too. There’s a splash pool with parasols and deckchairs.
Like many of the “beachfront” accommodation in Mui Ne, erosion has eaten up the beach and the steps simply lead down to the water.
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By Cindy Fan
Last updated on 16th April, 2016.
Type of room, low and high season prices
Room: Standard double room, low season: US$21, high season US$25. Notes:
Room: Deluxe double room, low season: US$35, high season US$55. Notes: Ocean view: $45/$60.
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