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Ngoc Thao Guesthouse

241/4 PhamNguLao.st, PhamNguLao.Ward | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Quezon City, Philippines
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Lenzburg, Switzerland
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you're staying in Ho Chi Minh City, you can't go wrong with Ngoc Thao Guesthouse. The rooms are very clean with great temperatures. I stayed in the private room and dormitory and both satisfied me. The private rooms have TVs with cable and even HBO and the dorms have lockers that come with powerful locks. Great sleeping accommodations. From... More

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Los Angeles, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice and friendly workers, pretty helpful when planning for trips (not the best, but did their best). Clean rooms, bathrooms and beds. Fast WiFi! Free computer use in the common room. They have free breakfast in the morning (it was ok, but can't complain since it's free). Good location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The toilets aren't great, the rooms are decent enough and a few of the staff don't speak Énglish... but the location cannot be faulted, there are great people there and most of the staff are very knowledgable and helpful. The walk up the stairs to your room is a long one, but the view from the top floor is pretty... More

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Ennis, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is really nice, the people are so friendly and helpful. They really make the place special. The breakfast is good, and free. Free tea and coffee and water too. The location is just perfect. I would stay here again for sure.

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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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