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Festival Hotel

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Average rate: $37 - Hotel class: 3 stars
15 Ly Thuong Kiet Street, Hue, Vietnam

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Modest city hotel with a good location Jul 10, 2013
The Festival hotel is a modest tourist class hotel in the center of Hue. It's only 2 km from the lake and the tourist quarter.


The entire hotel has wicker furniture: in the lobby, the restaurant and in the rooms. It gives the place a nice colonial feel.


Upon entering we get an extremely sweet welcome drink, while our tour rep is gathering our keys. The lobby is in the main building. Then there is a courtyard with a small pool and the breakfast restaurant. In the rear building are all the bedrooms.


We get a room on the 5th floor. It's a small and modest room with pretty wicker furniture and chandeliers. Apart from the twin beds, there is a small table with two chairs, a desk with a TV and a minibar. Two bottles of water are complimentary.


There's WiFi in the room, but the signal is not too strong. So it takes a lot of patience to check mail. Using skype is out of the question.


In this room there are no coffee or tea facilities and no safe either, but bathrobes and slippers are for grabs. Luckily there is individually controlled airco too.


The bathroom is compact and has a bath tub annex shower. The water pressure is reasonable but the shower head is not too functional. It has a lot of chalk that blocks the water from coming out. A hair dryer is available and as in all Vietnamese hotels, there's a large selection of toiletries too.


Our room has a connecting door, which to my surprise is unlocked! luckily there are two other group members in the room next door, but otherwise it would have been tricky. On the downside, the rooms are not very sound proof. Not only is there a lot of noise coming from the street, we also hear what's going on in the room next door. The rooms have wooden floors and we very much hear the people walking in the room above us. Especially if they are wearing high heals. Also when they flush the toilet nearby, it sounds as if someone is emptying a bucket in our room.


Breakfast is served in the restaurant by the courtyard and has apart from the Asian buffet, a good selection of western items. On top of the usual stuff, there is French baguette (which needs to be put through the toaster to make it crispy), "la vache qui rit" cream cheese and even yogurt. What a luxury! Make sure you bring your breakfast coupon - it is checked by the door.


In my opinion, the Festival hotel is a modest but decent city hotel with a nice breakfast buffet. Too bad about the noisy rooms... Otherwise I would have rated the hotel much better.
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Festival Hotel Overview

The Festival Hue Hotel is located on a quiet side street in Hue city. This central location places it less than 5 kilometers from the Tomb of Tu Duc, and Thuan An Beach is approximately 13 kilometers away. Phu Bai International Airport is a little over 6 miles from the Festival Hue Hotel.

The Festival Hue Hotel is comprised of 86 well-designed and fully-equipped guestrooms. Some of the modern comforts available in each accommodation unit include air conditioning, in-house movies, hairdryers, desks, and bathrobes. Non-smoking rooms are available. Room service is available.

Guests concerned with maintaining their fitness routine throughout their stay can make use of the Festival Hue Hotel’s health club. After an exhausting day of traveling or exploring the city’s various attractions, visitors can sit back and relax with an exotic cocktail from the bar, sip on a hot drink from the coffee shop, or enjoy a refreshing dip in the pool. The property also offers massage services to help guests stay relaxed throughout their vacation. Other hotel amenities include a garden, sauna, and kids pool.

Festival Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Valet Parking
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Elevator / Lift
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • In Room Movies
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • CD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ticket Service
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Luggage Storage
  • Designated Smoking Area
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Shoe Shine
  • Free Parking
  • Doctor on call

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