Phour-Stars in Hoi An
Located in a suburb of Hoi An, this is a fine 4-star resort on the beach. The staff were helpful and were very chatty and curious about us, and sometimes a bit too chatty during our meals. Oh well, I'll take overly-friendly instead of unfriendly any day! The salon was managed by a very cheerful, lovely girl and the service, especially the massages, were inexpensive and were superb. Unfortunately, the weight room consisted of a few treadmills and a couple of rusted dumb bells .
We spent six nights in a beach front delux room. We got a good deal on the room, stay for three pay for two (low season promotion). Our beach front was $170 per night. This is quite expensive for Hoi An. Our room was a Japaneese styled room and very pleasant. Spacious and had a nice balcony overlooking the sea. I think there might only be two beach front hotels and both seem to be similarly priced. The grounds around the hotel were lovely and the pool was very nice. It was not unusual to see the staff putting huge ice blocks in the pool to cool the water down! Matts and lanterns were placed on the beach by night so you can sit on the beach and have a drink from the bar if you chose to do so. Very romantic!
We did have to complain about the staff however. When we arrived at 10pm (our flight was delayed from Saigon) there was no food available and we were handed our room key and pointed in the direction of our room. We felt that staff morale was pretty low initally (maybe because there are managment issues within the Victoria Hotels at present) however as our week progressed the staff seemed to cheer up. We didn't feel the beach patrol were on the ball at all and none of the staff cleared our glasses when we ordered drinks on the beach. The service could have been a little better.
On a lighter note Hoi An is a beautiful spot. Lots to see and do. The food is very cheap compared to the hotel prices. We often had a three course meal by the river in the town with drinks and it only cost $10 .
No doubt you will enjoy the Victoria Hotel and Hoi An.
We spent 5 nights at the Victoria in Hoi An. It was a beautiful hotel, and the service was quite good. There is a beautiful pool that is right next to the beach. The view from the pool is breathtaking. We had 2 rooms for our familly of 6, small problem was they did not have connecting doors and the king bed was actually 2 twins pushed together--which I don't think is acceptable. But the positives of this hotel far outweighed the negatives. The food in the restaurants was excellent. We actually sat poolside a couple of nights and enjoyed the food--we were too lazy to go to town! Of course it is quite expensive for Vietnam standards. Another bonus was the Child Care available. They have a playroom where the kids have toys and do craft projects and the staff there were very sweet and good with the kids, mine loved it there! Gave me and my husband a few hours of peace!
Loved Hoi An, liked the Victoria beach resort
We stayed here for 6 nights in a deluxe beach room last August.
We were unsure whether to stay in town, or stay on the beach, and commute into town for shopping, eating & drinking, but we think we made the right choice. Hoi An is a great town, a real slice of Vietnamese history, and any holidaymaker needs to plan on spending a few days here. But we were glad to be be able to chill out on the beach or by the pool, and then head into town for the hustle and bustle when it suited us. The hotel runs a convenient shuttle bus into town, but you don't need to stress about missing the last one back in the evening, as taxis & motorbike taxis are cheap & plentiful.
The beach at the resort is superb....golden sand as far as the eye can see. We ate at the main restaurant only once during our stay, and although the food was excellent, it was also very pricey. There are much better value options in town (and just as tasty), and the nightlife in town is considerably livelier than at the hotel (couldn't quite work out why it had so many bars!).
Had a couple of minor problems, the hotel had run out of currency on the weekend, so couldn't change any money, and there was an extra item on our bill that shouldn't have been there, but it was soon resolved.
All in all, we enjoyed our stay, and would probably stay here again if we came back to Hoi An.
Absolutely Loved th8is Hotel
My husband and I stayed at the Victoria for 9 glorious nights. The service was 1st class, the room was beautiful and everybody was extremely helpful and friendly.
The facilities at the hotel were everything we could have asked for. The breakfast is brilliant with everything to choose from. Your own private beach and even candelight mats on the beach at night , the perfect touch ( no we were not on our honeymoon).
Everything is wonderful and clean, well maintained.
We used the free transport bus to get into HoiAn and free bicycles to see the countryside.
I recommend this hotel to anyone who wants quality, great food, excellent service and friendly staff.
The Best Resort!!
Every holiday my husband and I play a game of what was the best, the most amazing, and worst of varies catagories. This hotel/resort received the best award. The best service, best spa and best room. The excellent service started from the time we were picked up at the airport in Danang with cold water and cool wash cloths. Every morning we started our day sipping tea and watching the water buffalow smooth the sand on the beach! The breakfast had many, many choices. The staff was so pleasant and helpful. We were very well taken care of. We had massages every night. The body scrub, honey, oatmeal with a banana leaf wrap then a 60 min. massage was dreamy!
Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort
At this can only make Hoi An early Sept 9 to 14 considering staying at Victoria Hoi An Beach resort is the resort ok yes/no. Will the weather still be ok before the wets during this period yes/no. appreciate previous experiences.
Re: september weather
Firstly, Victoria Hoi An Resort is fine but your timing is not ideal. The wettest months in Hoi An are September and October but as August has just 25% of September's rainfall then you may get reasonable weather seeing you will be there in early September. You'll still have a great time!
Re: september weather
Hi, it really depends what day you get. Mostly the weather is ok. But, i went to Hoi An in September 2 years ago and there were floods the week after i left. The middle of Vietnam gets a lot of rain and often floods. I'm no expert as i live in Hanoi. Just look online to see the average temps and rainfall.