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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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Guangzhou, China
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

This hostel isn't much to look at and some parts are a little old and worn. BUT, I loved staying here. It's close to a lot (it's in a kind of backpacker district, near nightlife but quiet, lots of food and shops around) and within about a 20 minute walk for things like the War Remnants Museum, Post Office, etc.... More 

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Lyon, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I stayed there for 2 nights as I was stopping over in Ho Chi Minh and I was impressed by this simple hostel. Slightly difficult to find at the beginning in a narrow lively street but once you get there, the family is very friendly, always smiling and ready to help the backpackers plan their next trip. The dorms were... More 

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First, the pros: the staff were awesome here! They showed us through a map, explained all the procedures we had to know about the hostel (check in/out, breakfast, doorbell for late night), answered questions, and made sure we knew where we were going when we checked out. The location was great, but this isn't a standout on its own as... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing to write home about, but also nothing to complain about. The hostel is in a good location, but not unlike the other hundred hostels in the same area. The room was fine. It was quiet, had AC and a TV. It was a bit dark, with only a window facing a brick wall, but hey it's a big, crowded... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sweet people, English can sometimes be difficult but you will manage. The location is great, most of the better activities are within walking distance.It is right in the center but in a sweet little side street so its quiet. The rooms are clean and have AC, Fans, hot showers, clean sheets. Wifi is good. They will not overcharge you (much)... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first experience of backpacking in Vietnam. I stayed here for two nights and would of been happy to stay longer. My bed was comfortable, the showers, WIFI and lockers up to standard. The staff were friendly and accommodating to my needs. The guesthouse is centrally located near backpackers street and a short walk from the central bus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Great hostel and the staff are very helpful. Offer maps around the city as well as cheap trips to the tunnels and Mekong delta. Rooms are basic but clean. Excellent location. Breakfast is good, free tea and coffee all day. Ashley

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San Antonio, Texas
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

It's in an alley off the main street (thank goodness). I was able to arrange a cab pick up at 10PM and he waited for me even though my flight was late. It's definitely cheaper to book directly at the airport but I was just arriving from home to I didn't trust my judgement after 24 hours of traveling and... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

This was my first backpackers i stayed in ever! The staff were super friendly and helpful, they will recommend places to eat and help you with what ever problems you have. Plus you get a free coupon to go to the roof top bar at the Siagon Inn, this is not to be missed! The rooms are spacious and cleaned... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Very nice welcome! The first contact I had in Saigon was with this very nice staff, always big smiles and very good advices for trips or visits in the city!! Han and Ngoc are always available! The price is really good compared to the quality of the rooms and the service. The location is good too : you can enjoy... 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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