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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Filthy, smelly, with very odd staff and atmosphere. Down a rather dodgy alley- don't believe the good reviews!! Especially if you are a girl or travelling alone. There are many nice places nearby that will accommodate you for a cheaper price.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in this hostel for 3 nights while looking for a motorbike to ride up to Hanoi. Breakfast was included in the already cheap price and was good. The hostel really stands out for its staff. While sitting downstairs I started talking to the guy who works the front desk, Eric. He gave me some advice on looking for a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 2 nights in a 4 bed female dorm. It was clean & the bed was really comfortable! Its affordable and comes with free breakfast. Theres a pool table, game consoles, tv and computer at the common space beside the reception. Its located at District 1, right smack at the central area. The location of the hostel is... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hostel, the staffs are very helpful and friendly. Help to find useful tour with value for money. Give a lot information about the city. I can put my bag here for free when I was going to Cambodia. The room is very clean and the breakfast was good. Very recommended.

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Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed there in last April, everything is awesome. This hotel is well equipped and well located. In the city center, the tourists can easily go to other places, look for restaurants and convenient stores. Staffs are friendly and quick responded.

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Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very friendly and helpful staff. you feel like home here. i went to this hostel each time i was in hcmc (3 stays in total). one receptionist from the hotel showed me around the city and invited me to eat local food. great time together. very comfortable accomodation : air con in bedroom, and living room with computers and english... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed in this hostel for 14 days and I can recommend it, as it is clean,quiet (no street noise), breakfast is included, and of course internet! and last but not least: very friendly (for example Eric :) and helpful staff with good english speaking skills

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During my stay in saigon backpackers I felt at second home i stayed more 16 night quieter, breakfast is standard but good,staff friendly person ,Nice , clean hostel , located good , wifi free , Free coffee and tea Everything good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I hand a good time here. The rooms are tiny but they are air conditioned and the beds are comfy. The free breakfast is great and the staff is helpful and friendly. I loved that they had a rooftop terrace and tv room. The only thing is that the owners family is I there most of the time watching soap... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Overall at 5 bucks a night you can't go wrong. Double bed bunk beds and free breakfast. On the downside not a single door in the hostels lock. So anyone can come in and out. Staff speak little English and the bathrooms stink.

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Address: 373/20 Pham Ngu Lao | Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
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SG Backpacker hotel is located in center of HCH City and in a lane at Pham Ngu Lao Street. A 5levels hotel is designed with a modern style which creates a friendly and cozy atmosphere for every customers.Everything is in process. However, it will open on 25th June 2011. Welcome to our Hotel and U will enjoy all modern services, 2 kind of nice rooms for different demands and friendly staffs...EVERYTHING IS IN ONE-SAIGON BACKPACKER HOTEL! ... more   less 
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