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96 Bui Vien Street, District 1 | Pham Ngu Lao ward, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
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Ranked #82 of 618 Ho Chi Minh City B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The family that runs this, in particular the girls and the lady(her name escapes me) were lovely hosts, very helpful and very informative. The area it's in is right in backpackerland, plenty of restaurants and shops around. I'd definably stay here again, you can't really go wrong for the price and it's only a short walk to anywhere. :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2013

This is right in the heart of backpackers area but a great location. I was on the thirsd floor and i didnt find it noisy at all. It's a great place to meet people and one of the major hostels where you sit out the front and drink if you like and there is a shop in the hostel so... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

Located in the heart of the backpacking area, close where all the buses arrive and leave. Rooms are quiet big and clean, you need to ask the staff if you want your room cleaned. Try to get a room on a higher floor, downstairs it will be noisy, esp. on weekends. Downstairs is a little shop where you can buy... More

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

We stayed there for a few days and we bought a Mekong Delta trip from them. Rooms are functional, simple and clean (ok, except the ants on walls, but I've seen them in many paces in Asia so I got used to). Staff extraordinarily helpful and friendly, I asked for hot water to make some tea and they brought it... More

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

A college buddy and I booked a last minute trip to HCMC and booked a room in this place a week before we arrived. Basically the backpacker district is a lot like a busier version of China - tall, squeezed buildings with restaurants, pubs, travel agencies, and small guesthouses on the first floor. Don't think there are that many rooms... More

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Hong Kong, China
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Natural friendly and helpful staff (not the hipocrite type), the location is good, spacious room for 12 USD, during the weekend due to partying downstairs a bit louder, but not too much, from 3am it is quiet.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

The guest house is affordable, clean, and has a great location right on Bui Vien Street. The only downside is that it can get loud at night so make sure you have earplugs. Good aircon and wifi, and Hanh is very helpful with anything you need.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012 via mobile

96 is in a great location for backpackers within walking distance of the main market and lots of restaurants/bars. We were warned (via Trip Advisor reviews) that it would be very noisy because of the busy street but they put us on the 3rd floor so no problems there. Vietnamese Kitchen across the road is great for local food (randomly... More

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Ludwigsburg, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

In the middle of the Backpacker area it's of course noisey. Try to get a room more upstairs, then it's no problem. Mrs. Hanh is one of the most friendliest women we met on this trip through Vietnam! Always helpful and speaks good english! When I will come back one day, I will defenitly return to 96 Guesthouse! Cám ơn!!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

The staff was really friendly, only one woman spoke english. BUT this street is veeery noisy and busy, the room didnt have a window , it was very smelly and i saw 2 coackroaches inside room, that was lame, and the tv didn't work at all. I booked for 2 nights 'cause the comments were okay and it was a... More

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Address: 96 Bui Vien Street, District 1 | Pham Ngu Lao ward, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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OverviewConvenience, comfort and value-for-money are our priorities at the 96 Guest House.Located right in the heart of the backpacker area of Saigon and popular budget stop for backpackers, tourists, weekenders and overseas job-seekers- the perfect place to meet other travelers.Centrally located, our guesthouse is in walking distance to all local transport hubs and city center attractions!For anyone wishing to catch a flight, TanSonNhat International Airport is only half an hour away.About 96 GUEST HOUSETalk about convenient! We are within walking distance of some of the main attractions of SaigonWe are most conveniently located - Saigon central is a pleasant stroll away with its numerous shops, restaurants, pubs and bars, whilst 96guesthouse is less than 1km and you will never get bored of the vibrant nightlife available.The transportation from and to the guesthouse is very easy and accessible.We don’t have a curfew so you are free to come and go as you please while exploring the cityWireless internet is available in all rooms and common areas of the GuesthouseLuggage storage is available for early arrivals or late departures.A private safety deposit box is located at the reception for security of your items.We offer a full range of services for you such as pick up and drop off at the airport by taxi , laundry, money exchange...We are happy to offer honest advice on any local tours as well as onward travel and can book these for you if you wish with pick up from the guesthouse.We have special deals for solo travelers or private tour groups with cheapest prices than any other travel agencies.City tour full day or 1/2 day tripCu Chi tunnels 1/2 day tripCao Dai temple and Cu Chi tunnels 1day tripMekong Delta 1 day trip (or 2, 3 days trips) exit to Cambodia.BOOKING Train tickets, Open Bus ticket up North, Bus to CambodiaAccommodation InformationThe 96 Guest House is a Budget guest house offering basic but clean accommodation.Wi-Fi is free and is available in all room for use with your own laptop. Free Computer usage access internet at the lobbyWe have a range of accommodation options to suit all budgets and needs – from single, double, triple, twin and family private rooms.All have a bathroom inside the bedroom (ensuite).All equipped with color cable TV with remote control , A/C , hot shower, telephone, refrigerator...Location InformationLocated in the vibrant backpacker area in the heart of the city, the guesthouse is within walking distance of all local and national transport as well as all of the undiscovered gems, culture and nightlife that Saigon has to offer.Walking times:- Ben Thanh market (10 min walk)- Opera House (15 min walk)- Central Post Office (15 min walk)- The Notre Dame (15 min walk)- Reunification Palace (15 min walk)- Saigon River Express (20 min walk)- Bitexco Financial Tower Skydeck (20 min walk)- War Remnants Museum (15 min walk)- Vietnam History Museum (20 min walk)- Xin Chao Saigon shows (5 min walk) ... more   less 
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