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The Light Hotel & Resort Nha Trang Reviews
Shabby chique with a dodgy edge Jul 16, 2013
The Light Hotel is a large tourist class hotel on the seaside boulevard of Nha Trang. It has a gloomy "communist era" feel to it and looks like some of the state owned hotels I staid at in Russia and China. Even though the reception area is not that bad, it oozes bad karma.
Upon arrival a staff member welcomed us with lemon juice, but he came so late that all keys were already distributed and pretty much everyone had already gone to their rooms.
Our room, the 410, is a very spacious corner room with wooden floor. It has two queen sized beds and a sitting area with two chairs and a small coffee table.
In the hallway there is a wardrobe with a safe, bathrobes and slippers. On the other side of the room there's the minibar with on top a flat screen TV.
There's no desk nor dressing table but on the small coffee table there's a kettle with tea and instant cappuccino. To my surprise, there was also a large plate of fruit: papaya, rambutan, apples and a peach. And of course I cannot ommit the complimentary bottles of water and the individually controlled airco.
We do have a balcony and plenty of windows. But the curtains are too small to blind the room at night. There's no possibility to close them completely as they're at least 20! cm too narrow. Then what's the point of having blinds?
Even though we're four floors up from street level, there's a lot of noise coming from outside. There's the constant sound of blowing horns and motorcycles. Bring ear plugs!
The bathroom is very much outdated. The room looks old and worn out, but the bathroom is far worse. The walls and sides of the bathtub are downright filthy. There's mold and dirt everywhere
Breakfast is served on the second floor in a room with mostly large round tables. That's okay if you're traveling in group, but not so pleasant when coming as individuals.
There's an Asian and western buffet and there's a chef preparing eggs or Pho. The French baguettes are not crispy at all, even when put in the small oven next to them. Real cheese is available but there's no yogurt.
On the ground floor there's a small swimming pool and the "VIP" massage salon. According to our tour rep it is rather dodgy. Despite the small safes to put your belongings, things tend to disappear. Allegedly they also offer "happy endings" there. Two of our group members went to take a look and said they didn't trust it. They did not try the services.
All the while I stayed at the Light hotel, I had a bad feel about it. It wasn't even because it looked rather worn out... I just cannot put a finger on it. For sure I do not recommend this place.
Part of the Visions of Vietnam July 2013 travel blog
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Heavenly beds! Nov 16, 2009
The main reason why we decided to book at the Light Hotel is because we wanted to relax and get some rest in Nha Trang. It’s a pity they were doing some renovations at the entrance and pool during our stay, because this caused a lot of noise. Luckily the noise was minimized as much as possible, giving guests the change to sleep in late and to go to bed early.
The beds had such lovely, soft mattresses and the pillows were so perfect, once you had laid down, you didn’t want to get up anymore! Breakfast was excellent, with eggs and omelets made to order and lots of sweet rolls.
The best part however, was that the small swimming pool was under construction. The hotel had arranged for all guests to get free tickets for the Louisiana Brewhouse across the street, which had a marvelous pool, nice sun beds and excellent poolside service!
I would definitely return to this hotel if I were to stay in Nha Trang again, the combination with the nearby Louisiana Brewhouse is wonderful.
Part of the Vietnam 2009 travel blog
The Light Hotel & Resort Overview
The The Light Hotel & Resort is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests to Nha Trang. The hotel has a total of 75 well-appointed rooms designed with the guests' comfort in mind. Each guestroom has jacuzzi bathtub, non smoking rooms, air conditioning, bathrobes, desk, hair dryer. Guests can experience the high standards of comfort while staying at this luxury Nha Trang hotel with everything they need right on the site such as shops, elevator, coffee shop, bar/pub, laundry service/dry cleaning. For guests to unwind, the hotel offers a variety of facilities and services including massage, pool (kids), jacuzzi, sauna, steamroom, spa, outdoor pool. Along with its convenient location in Nha Trang, the hotel also offers a wide range of services and facilities to the guests. These top-class facilities are complemented to excellent services to meet the needs of visitors to Nha Trang. To make a reservation at the The Light Hotel & Resort Nha Trang with our secure online booking form, please choose your preffered period of stay.
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