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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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Hollviken, Sweden
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Couldn't sleep well because of the bedbugs. The itchiness was totally a nightmare. Waking up with many red bumps on my body. My friend got bitten too. The cleanliness and hygiene of the hostel could have been better based on the good reviews here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Durban, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

For its value, this hostel is ideal for all travelers who are looking for an affordable place to stay in HCMC. I stayed in the single room on the first floor: clean, comfortable and the A/C makes for an easy night of sleep. Highly recommended.

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Oldenburg, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Perfectly located in the backpacker's area this hostel provides the basics of everything a hostel needs: comfy beds, aircon, clean bathrooms, breakfast, a kitchenette and a common room with a tv, a pool table and pcs and free wifi. The staff is friendly and helpful and you can easily book busses to other cities nearby.

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Bloemendaal, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Stayed at this hostel for 2 nights and it was great! Aircon, WiFi, free internet access on computers, free easy breakfast, tv, laundry service, hot showers, comfy beds, clean rooms, not noisy, friendly staff and really cheap!! Because I was on the third floor, the WiFi wasn't always working great but that's about the only bad thing I have to... More 

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

I would like to extend my gratitude to you for sharing feedback from your recent stay with us in Saigon and particularly highlighting our friendly staff and other services It is disappointing to learn that the WiFi wasn't always working great was not up to your expectation on this occasion - I do apologies about this as it not too... More 

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