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241 / 41 Pham Ngu Lao St. | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Ranked #10 of 639 Ho Chi Minh City B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my worst stay over my travelling experience. Room air-con not working, 1st night we were given 5th floor room, air con not working. After complained was given room at 1st floor, air con also not working. when we arrive it was raining and we were not given complimentary drink. However when we were about to check out on... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived for a stay here on two separate occasions on our trip through vietnam. Both were splendid! The location is perfect as it's close to bars, restaurants and he excellent nightlife that Ho Chi Minh has to offer. The rooms are clean and beds are ideal for how much your paying. You couldn't ask for more from the family that... More

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Given that the guest house has a good location close to many shops and restaurants (though it can be hard to find), and that the price is fair, I would say the Mai Guesthouse is ok. Staff/ the owners were really nice and very helpful, but on the negative side the room was very small, smelled a little of old... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mai Guest House Excellent location right smack bang in the middle of district one, it's easy to find from Pham Ngu Lao - just find the street numbers and the alley marked 241/41 and head down it. Mai Guest House is about half way along the alley. If you've taken the public bus from the airport or arrived at the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

Boyfriend and I stayed here for a night after moving around different hotels and guesthouses in hcm. It was by far the best guesthouse for the money you pay. Big spacious and clean rooms with a good TV to come back and relax to. Centrally located in the backpackers district with plenty of nightlife and about a ten minute walk... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I stayed at Mai's guesthouse back in January and had such a great experience I decided to stay here again. Our flight was late and so we didn't get to the hotel til about 11pm. Upon arrival we were told we had been 'upgraded' and so walked to stairs to the top floor. Room was very plain and simple, but... More

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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

I booked three nights here based on glowing reviews on Trip Advisor. However, after just one night, I could not stand it and moved to another hotel and just deal with the extra cost. First of all, instructions on how to find this place is minimal. We wandered around the alleys for awhile trying to find it before a nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Highly recommend this place! Felt just like home! The family are so welcoming and willing to help at all times. Rooms were bright, clean and spacious. Wi-fi was good and the laundry service was the best! Definitely stay here! You wont be disappointed!

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

On arrival at Mai Guest House, we were warmly welcomed by the lovely owner. Due to Bens broken ankle and there only being high level rooms available, he let us stay in his sisters guest house right next door, which had a lift in it. The room was standard sized with windows overlooking surrounding buildings. The bathroom was small, and... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I stayed here with a few friends for 2 nights. lovely homey atmosphere with incredible location next to the main backpacker area. very hospitable place to stay in ho chi minh city. double room had fridge. they sell beer downstairs. not a crazy-hostel vibe, but still a lovely place to stay. take your shoes off before you enter!

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Address: 241 / 41 Pham Ngu Lao St. | District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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