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Saigon Backpackers Hostel

373/20 Pham Ngu Lao | Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Please read my full review as it contains all the ups and downs of my stay. I made reservations via online booking. That went without a hitch. I was riding a motorcycle from Hanoi that I bought there and was planning to sell it as many backpackers do. When I arrived the front desk was very courteous, took my info... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WARNING!!! Lockers in this hostel are extremely unsafe, they can be easily opened even if they are locked. My friend and I were robbed, we lost 4,000,000 vnd. We addressed the issue with the receptionist in charge at the moment and we were told that these incidents are very common, he " kindly" explained us that management is aware of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had an excellent time at this hostel. Clean accommodations and English-speaking staff. They had a big TV and a good selection of movies for all the backpackers who just wanted to rest up after a hard day of partying and two computers available. I remember seeing a Spiderman movie. I had two observations that might have been concerning to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here during my two nights in Saigon. I felt that the staff here were incredibly friendly and helpful during my stay. The rooms were clean and comfortable too. I think it is also a nice place to meet other people.

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Hollviken, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The hostel was great and I there is nothing to complain about, nice clean rooms, near the markets and the pub street! The staff is wonderful and I actually ended up staying here 4 more days than I planned from the beginning! I can really recommend it!

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Frida H Thank you very much for your great review! We are very happy to hear that you find out our nice clean rooms, near the markets and the pub street and particularly highlighting our wonderful staff at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. We hope you enjoy other service and facility as well. We hope you have a great time during... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

In such a hostel such as this, I got exactly what I paid for. The extra was the more than welcoming staff and fellow residents at the hostel. Definitely worth the stay if you're looking for a decently priced hostel with an awesome community!

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear ernest It's such a great pleasure for us to read your fantastic review! Thank you so much for staying with us Your feedback and kind words are truly appreciated by our staff at Saigon Backpacker Hostel . Our staff is very happy to hear you enjoyed their welcoming. It is true that you can be easy to meet many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

It wasn't too difficult to locate, very friendly staff, good english speaking staff, clean rooms, nice food, good entertainment, wifi, very helpful and overall amazing stay! Recommended to anyone coming saigon

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Irene L What a pleasure to receive your very favorable review of Saigon Backpackers Hostel. Thank you so much for your recommendation for us as the top choice of accommodation and particularly highlighting our friendly staff and other services. We are really appreciate that you recommend our hostel to other travelers. we sincerely hope to see you again in... More 

Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Place is quite hidden from the maddening crowd of Pham Ngu Lao backpackers. It has warm and helpful receptionists and decent rooms (though in need of repainting and a little bit cleaning). Not much breakfast choices and the cook needs a little bit of hospitality and warmth. Kitchen could have been a good place to catch up with other backpackers... More 

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Macel A Thank you very much for your nice review!. We are really happy to hear that you found out warm and helpful receptionists, decent rooms... in your recent stay at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. We are really appreciate to your advice. Your feedback will be a point to us to do better job. We hope you have a good... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

The saigon backpackers hostel ís a really nice place. Helpful and friendly staff and the room was clean. The reception was open 24/7, which was good. In the main lobby the wifi works really good, in the room the connection wasn't that good.

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Marleen H Thank you for taking the time to write us a review about your experience at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. We are so glad that you found out Helpful and friendly staff, clean room, good wi-fi. We sincerely apologize for weak wi-fi connection in the room. It will be really strong connection if you use the wifi at the... More 

Durban, South Africa
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Clean dormitory rooms with aircons. Good bathrooms and decent wifi. Location is alright and there is a decent signpost so pretty easy to find. Met some good people in this hostel and it really has all the facilities necessary for a backpacker. I can recommend to others.

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hello We are so glad to hear that you find out Clean dormitory rooms, good bathroom, and enjoy other facilities at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. Thank you for your nice review. We hope you have a nice trip and hope to see you again soon Best Regards More 

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