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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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Ho Tram, Vietnam
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed 3 nights here in the dorms. The staff are friendly, welcoming and very keen to help. Facilities are basic, but clean. Breakfast included. Great place to meet new people, quite a popular hostel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Eric and Hieu are the best receptionists :) They are very informative, kind, and lovely. Very clean bathroom and bed, nice breakfast, and safety provided. Will definitely stay there again when I get a chance to visit HCM!

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

Dear hirokototoro Your feedback and kind words are truly appreciated by our staff at Saigon Backpacker Hostel . Our staff is very happy to hear you enjoyed our helpful. Please let us know when you plan to visit us again. We wish you the best with all of your future travels! Best Regards The Team at Saigon Backpackers Hostel More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed in this hostel for about 5 nights. Really enjoyed my stay. Loved the pooltable and the small communal room. The guy at the reception was really friendly, I forgot his name though. Beds were comfy, although kind of sqeaky when moving around. Bathroom facilities could be better, but overall really enjoyed my stay here. Your Friend, Mister... More

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

Dear Mister Wayne Thank you for taking the time to write us a review about your experience at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. The guy at reception is so happy to receive your kindly words about friendly staff. We are so glad that you enjoy your stay. We sincerely apology for squeaky bed. We really hope you have a great experience for... More

Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very reasonable price for a private room and ensuite. Air conditioning and comfortable bed made a good nights sleep. Friendly staff, great breakfast and fast wifi. Tours can be booked from the desk, they seem to go with Delta as the operator and we had a great time at Cu Chi tunnels and the Mekong tour. If you are going... More

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

Dear Ben G Thank you very much for your sharing experience with other travelers. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoy our tours, facilities and friendly staff in your recent stay. The sleep is very important to the heath of Travelers so we are really happy to know that you have a good sleep at Saigon Backpackers Hostel.... More

Ulsan, South Korea
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in a female dorm for 4 people. The beds were wide, nice, and clean. The entire room was pretty neat and the AC was excellent. Nice facilities - good computers, free breakfast, bathroom is great. Location is good. Right in the heart of things - you can easily walk to all the places you want to see (which... More

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

Dear Megan E Thank you very much for your kindly words. We're so pleased you had such a great time with us and made the most of all our facilities. We hope you have a great time during the rest of your travels and we look forward to seeing you again soon. Best Regards The Team at Saigon Backpacker Hostel More

Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a bad hostel experience, it was perfectly adequate but not much more. The dorm room was clean but the beds are very rickety and the bathroom smells terrible. I had to ask twice before someone eventually found sheets for my bed, hours after I had checked in. We booked a tour to the Cu Chi tunnels which... More

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

Dear Kirsty Thank you for taking the time to write us a review about your experience at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. We regret that your experience at Saigon Backpackers Hostel was not on par with your expectations. We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused during your stay. We are glad to receive your good comments about clean room.Your concerns about your... More

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As someone who has heard so many horror stories about travel, I've grown accustomed to being paranoid about every little thing that could go wrong whenever I travel abroad. I constantly ask myself questions like, will my valuables be safely kept at the front desk? Will they still return my passport, which they requested but never returned the day after?... More

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

Dear jmtuazon What a lovely review! thank you very much for your kindly words. We do not have any word to explain how we are happy to hear your wonderful feedback. We are apology about the noise in the day. we hope that we have the opportunity to make it better when you come back. We really hope you have... More

United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of nights and overall we thought the place was really good. We had a private double room, which was clean and pretty big. It had a hot shower which is always a nice luxury if you've been in Asia for a while and missing certain home comforts. Our only critism though was there was... More

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

Dear christycloake Thank you very much for your sharing great feedback regarding your stay with us at Saigon Backpacker Hostel! We are so glad that you found out clean and big room. We sincerely apologize for booking mistake. We hope that we will have opportunity to do better when you come back. We look forward to welcoming you to our... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is certainly the best hostel I have stayed at to this point. The staff will help you with maps, directions, suggestions and tips with a smile on their face. The entire hostel was extremely clean the whole week I was here. The bedrooms are air-conditioned and feel great after a day of sight-seeing in Saigon. To top it off,... More

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

Dear Phillip Thank you so much for your wonderful feedback regarding your stay with us at Saigon Backpackers Hostel! It's always lovely to hear great reviews of our services, facilities and staff . We looking forward to welcoming you back to our hostel Kind Regards The Team at Saigon Backpackers Hostel More

Seattle, Washington
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although a little difficult to find, the Saigon Backpackers Hostel has a nice atmosphere and very helpful staff - where it is possible to book all nearby tours as well as transportation as far as Cambodia and Hanoi and airport transfers. The crowd when I traveled here was more quiet solo travelers who got up early and did lots of... More

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

Dear Justin Thank so much for giving us such a great review, it's what we love to see! We're so glad that you found out nice atmosphere and very helpful staff. we hope to see you at Saigon Backpackers Hostel again soon. Best Regards The Team at Saigon Backpackers Hostel More

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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
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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