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Ngoc Thao Guesthouse

241/4 PhamNguLao.st, PhamNguLao.Ward | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 2 nights in this really nice hostel. The rooms are basic but very clean. The hostel is located really convenient, close to nightlife and a good starting point exploring the city. All the things they organized for us (Mekong delta, transport to the airport) worked perfectly. The family is really nice and it's fun to live with them.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location in the middle of backpacker district near the park. We got the bus from the airport and the directions they supplied us with were spot on. Pretty spacious room considering your in HCMC with clean bathrooms and cable TV. Breakfast was good - eggs, fresh baguettes and amazing peanut butter. Friendly staff who organised our trips to cu... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is well located near plenty of restaurants and bars. Very touristic area. The accommodation is basic but clean and quite spacious for the budget. The staff was nice with us, however we've booked for 4 nights and they had place only for two so we had to move after two nights. They moved us to the hostel next... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The hostel was clean and nice to stay in, really close to the backpacker area but without the noise as it was tucked down a little street. Breakfast was good and the staff were really friendly and helpful! Our alarm didn't go off the morning of our cu chi tunnel your but they woke us up in time and made... More

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Quezon City, Philippines
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3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

After 3 countries(Vietnam, Cambodia and Thailand), this is by far the best place we stayed. Staff are nice, always smiling and can speaks good english. I highly recommend this place. There's free water, coffee, tea and Internet(Wifi and Desktop). The only thing I dont like is we stayed on the 4th Floor and they dont have elevator so we have... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I booked this guesthouse based on the excellent reviews and was surprised to find that it was really mediocre. The staff was friendly enough but I was extremely disappointed by their Makong Delta tour. It was the worst 48hours of my trip. You basically spend 2 full days on a bus and boat and get trudged around to a few... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

It's a nice backpacker place owned by a warm and welcoming family, it really could say "homestay" instead of "Guesthouse". It's in a central position inside a small very authentic road. They organized our pick up and helped us to plan the next moves of our trip.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The staff were really helpful in helping us organize our activities and really nice. Breakfast was included and was good! Rooms were clean, although perhaps not enough showers for all. It's a little out of the way, so make sure you figure out where it is first! But they picked us up from the airport which was great.

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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The rooms are small and the shower is ok, but this little downs does not matter for sleeping and staying when the stuff is friendly and helpful you have a plan to travel some where from ho chi minh thay can help or find out thinks for you. Breakfast is basic but included. The hostel is a bit hard to... More

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Guesthouse is very well located - other would say it's in the backpackers ghetto. We thought it is superb. Since we are used to walking, we explored the whole city on foot from there. Finding your way there gets you a taste of the small alleys between the buildings, where everyday life is pulsating - really cool. There is... More

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Address: 241/4 PhamNguLao.st, PhamNguLao.Ward | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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