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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I made a reservation before I came here, suddenly, there is a bad review about this place which make me a little worry about my stay. But nothing happened, I stayed in a dorm room for female but when I came to the room, someone took my bed, and maybe all beds in the room, the staffs were really suprised... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The best thing about Saigon Backpackers Hostel are the people who work there. Everyone I met was laughing friendly at me, and the receptionists helped us out a lot with arranging the room, the bus, and a free guided tour.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came here in a rainy day so I felt a little tired, but when I stepped inside the hostel, I feel the welcoming and warm here, the staffs gave me a towel because I look like a wet mouse. They are really friendly and helpful, I stayed in a dorm room and really enjoyed my stay so I decided to... More 

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Brunei Darussalam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time in Ho Chi Minh with this hostel and i have no complaint about it. Room is cleaned everyday, sweet and accomodating staffs, always smile and try to help with any question. A/C in room works well and sometime cold, but you can ask the receptionist to change it for you. Breakfast is basic but not bad at... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not friendly and told very rude. How can stay somewhere like that. I want to change room and they want I pay more money for change,but the room It's terrible very hot inside. And smelly and I lost my shoes . They said they don't know it. I asked them it's safe or not. And they said yes. Omg unbelievable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved my 4 night stay here in the 8 bed mixed dorm. It's a great location, has comfortable beds and decent free breakfast! The staff are so friendly and are willing to help out with anything. The rooms are kept very clean. Ladies were in there everyday making sure the place was kept clean. I highly recommend!

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

Dear alanasiegle Thank you very much for your excellent review! Thank you so much for your recommendation for us as the top choice of accommodation and particularly highlighting our comfortable beds,decent free breakfast and friendly staff. They are very happy to hear your kindly words. We are really appreciate that you recommend our hostel to other travelers. Please let us... More 

Gisborne, New Zealand
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I had some days here and I really enjoyed it. The hostel is located on a small road of Pham Nhu Lao street, which is quite difficult to find. The room here is clean and comfortable, having A/C make me feel really cool and relax even I was in a real hot-pan Saigon. The staffs were friendly and always trying... More 

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

Dear Yuki What a pleasure to receive your very favorable review of Saigon Backpackers Hostel. We are so pleased you had such a great time with us and made the most of all our facilities. Your endorsement of our service and facilities is such a positive reinforcement of our team’s goals We really appreciate the feedback.Please let us know when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My travel partner and i were very satisfied With our hostel. Sweet employees and good wifi were the things we liked the most, and also it was very cosy! The lockers was a bit of a Challenge though, so do bring your Own Lock! Breakfast was allright, you could choose between 4 different things, and also, there are a television... More 

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Sgbackpackersho... C, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Thea D 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 sweet employees, good wifi and other services. Actually, you can borrow the lock at the reception desk if you do not have any lock. We... More 

1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

My girl friend and me stayed Saigon Backpackers Hostel for 4 days. This day we came so late, we had to ring the bell, just some minutes the staffs took me get in. They are so friendly, also introduced some tours in Ho Chi Minh city for free. It was so exciting!! The cusine in HCM I have no word... More 

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Sgbackpackersho... C, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send us your wonderful feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed the experience at Saigonbackpackers Hostel, especially your endorsement of our location. It is extremely important to us to provide Ho Chi Minh City information to our guests . It’s always a pleasure to hear our friendly staff who want to ensure... More 

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

The staffs are so helpful and friendly, they also told me where I should go in Vietnam because I wanted to make a long trip from the South to the North!! This was the first trip which I had done by motobirke! Services in hostel is good, room is clean and comfortable. Breakfast is okay. Although I stayed in hostel,I... More 

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Sgbackpackersho... C, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Dean Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback. Our staff are very happy to hear that you enjoy their kindness and friendliness. Your endorsement of our service and comfortable room is such a positive reinforcement of our team’s goals. We hope you have a great time during the rest of your travels and we look forward to seeing... More 

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