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Ngoc Thao Guesthouse

241/4 PhamNguLao.st, PhamNguLao.Ward | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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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 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Definitely the friendliest and most helpful hostel I stayed at whilst in Vietnam. I started and ended my trip here as I knew I would be welcomed back (they even gave me a returning discount!) It's not the cleanest hostel I visited, but the helpful nature of the staff made up for it. We were able to plan our trip... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The people are so friendly and offer excellent advice, located right next to the bus drop off too. The place is comfortable and with breakfast included for $7 you can't go wrong! Ended up here by mistake because another hostel was full but didn't want to leave!

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Hoi An
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hostel in the middle of Pham ngu lao area offers great value! The rooms are spotless and cleaned every day. The ac is reliable. I stayed in a dorm and had a great time! Downstairs there's a common area where you meet other travellers easily. The staff is wonderful and help you where they can! Great free breakfast!:)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Three of us girls stayed in the dorm room on the fifth floor! Had to climb all the stairs with heavy backpacks. Staff were all very friendly and informative of the area and trips they offered. Dorm wasn't the cleanest and nor was the bathroom which was on the balcony. Breakfast included which was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel is excellent for many reasons. It's location is perfect, just one turn away from the lively backpackers strip. The room was cleaned to perfection, with crisp white fresh towels and bed sheets everyday. The receptionist was so lovely and when we arrived made us feel very welcome at once. She even gave us a map with the points... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: clean room and bathroom, friendly and accommodating staff, good wifi, good location, good attractions bookings (i.e. we did cu chi tunnels through the hotel, which was a lot of fun and very easy and convenient with pick-up from the travel agency) cons: room felt wet from some humidity, and we saw little ants crawling everywhere, but that may be... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, they forgot to pick us up at the airport. (They claimed I never emailed, but I actually confirmed it twice). That can be forgiven. We arrived around midnight, and were taken up to our room. I opened the bathroom door and literally gagged. The smell was terrible. Their solution was to spray air freshener. That was not going to... More

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The hostel was very easy to locate. At the heart of he backpacker district, it was just 5-10 minites away from the Ben Thanh Market, and even less than a minute to the "food-and-drink-street" of Bui Vien and the bus stop at Pham Ngu Lao Street. By the time I was at their doorstep, Mrs. Ngoc already called me by... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Very friendly and helpful staff, located in the tourist area, but close to pretty much everything (war museum, bus station, night market, etc). Good value for your money, room was nice and clean. If you're a smoker, you should ask for a room in the lower levels, because there are no balconies and going up and down 5 floors everytime... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay here! The owners were most welcoming and helpful when we arrived in Ho.Chi Minh city late at night after a 14 hour.flight. We were pleasantly surprised by the free breakfast. You could not fault the facilities; a clean and comfortable room, working WiFi and excellent laundry service. Excellent locstion, right in the heart of everything.... 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): $
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NGOCTHAO Guesthouse was opened in Nowember 2006. It is friendly, bright, clean and hospitable family run.Located in a quiet alley off Pham Ngu Lao street, in the heart of Backpacker area in District 1.We have different kinds of room according to your budget. Every room has air conditioning, ceiling fan, double bed and cable TV with more than 70 channels. Most of the room have a fridge. Our rooms are cleaned and fresh towels is provided daily.Breakfast is included in the price bettwen 6:30 and 10:00 daily. In addition we provide free internet and WiFi in every room is also provided fast internet with cable personal computer.Besides, we're ready to provide many services such as pick up and drop off at the airport by taxi, information about the city and tour, money exchange, laundry, baggage store.Pick up service!Tours desk!We are looking forward to serving you! ... more   less 
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