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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    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
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    4 of 5 stars
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Aarhus Municipality, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a nice time staying here. Beds are big and comfy and the staff was very helpfull. They also arrange trips to the cu chi tunnels. Cosy atmosphere in the chillout lounge. You can easily find cheaper hostels in Saigon but this is a good choice!

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Bangkok, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best thing of this place is the helpful staff and their service mind. They always help us even it's out of their responsibility. (Thanks you so much for your help and care!) The dorm bed is quite bigger than I've expected. The price is kind enough, with breakfast, towel and service, so it's a good place to take your time... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first hostel on my backpacking trip, and it was completely fine. This might sound like I'm damning the place with faint praise, but fine is much better than some of the hostels I heard about in HCMC. Pros: Great location- You can walk everywhere but the tucked-away location means there's not too much street noise. Huge lockers,... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is a pretty typical hostel style place, not special (not pretty or very clean) but ok. The place is not big but seems to be good for individual backpackers to hangout and mingle. Service and hardware is ok. I think the place is suitable for young individual backpackers.

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Leeds
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I guess I was a little unlucky here as I shared a dorm with 7 people who all knew each other, weren't to friendly and were very loud. That's the luck of the draw... That said it's not a great hostel. Unclean, loud, not very relaxing. Best point is it's location. Very central.

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Mainz, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We reserved the hostel for three nights in advance at Hostelworld, because of the nice reviews on tripadvisor and the pictures. The reception etc doesn't look like it at all. The pool room and the tv room appears to be all separate and spacious. In fact it's all squashed in one room. The rooms are in my opinion pretty overpriced.... More

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Free breakfast options were limited...the beds are the creakiest thing I've ever heard in my life. I booked a trip to Cu Chi Tunnels through them only to realize they over charged me by 30,000 VND just to have me walk to the tourist agency that was charging 100,000 VND for the tour. Rooms were clean and staff nice though...

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Arrived to find a friendly receptionist with a comfortable sofa for lodgers! Helping themselves to a movie, great way to meet people when you are arranged to the same day tours. Staff are extremely easy to talk too and informative, Don't believe any 1 star reviews, but perhaps mistake could have been made. Situated at a good place, 5 out... More

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Mui Ne, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

I stayed in this backpackers for two nights during my stay in Ho Chi Minh City. The backpackers is down an alley far away from the noise, which is great. The rooms are clean and tidy which is very important for me. It was great getting breakfast in the morning (baguette with a fried egg) with coffee (amazing cafe su... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights in February. Arrived at 5AM and most hostels were not open yet, although most have a bell to ring. A very nice receptionist was promptly available at this early hour and we were settled in within minutes. This place is clean and the internet works well.

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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
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
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Ranked #15 of 136 Specialty lodging in Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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