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Saigon Backpackers Hostel

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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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Gisborne, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
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
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
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 

1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
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 

1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked the staff that was always willing to help and guarantee a good stay in the hostel. The breakfast was delicious and they have videogame for the resting time!. This hostel was nice to stay for a short time. A lot of backpackers but just outside the real backpackers area. There is a living room with a television... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 6
Sgbackpackersho... C, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear jung m Thank you very much for your kindly words. We are so pleased you had such a great time with us and made the most of all our facilities. We really appreciate the feedback and will be sure to pass on critical points you've mentioned. We hope you had a great time in Ho Chi Minh and we... More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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68 reviews 68 reviews
26 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

373/20 Pham Ngu Lao, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, is a friendly place to pass your time in this great city. Rooms are uncluttered, friendly atmosphere with great entertainment. It is not far from the nightlife in Bui Vien street, Thu Quan Dao and many other streets. Here I spent one night when I was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Jonas Olivier p Thank you very much for your wonderful review! We are very happy to hear that you find out our friendly with great entertainment at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. We hope you enjoy other service and facility as well. We hope you have a great time during the rest of your travels and we look forward to seeing... More 

Hasselt, Belgium
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel was nice to stay for a short time. A lot of backpackers but just outside the real backpackers area. There is a living room with a television and a pool table. The rooms are quiet old, television was not working, and don't look under the bed! Free use of towels. The personal is friendly and helpful. The breakfast... More 

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

Dear Sara Thank you so much taking the time to write a review of your stay with us in Saigon Backpackers Hostel, we really appreciate the feedback and will be sure to pass on critical points you've mentioned. We hope you had a great time in Ho Chi Minh and we hope to see you at Saigon Backpackers Hostel again... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Me and my friends had a really good time staying here. The hostel is relaxed with a nice common area including HD-TV, playstation, two computers, pool table and a sofa. The rooms are clean, beds are comfortable and the location is good. Would definitely come back here if I visit HCMC again.

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

Dear Fredrik R Thank you very much for your nice feedback! 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 More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Please read my full review as it contains all the ups and downs of my stay. I made reservations via online booking. That went without a hitch. I was riding a motorcycle from Hanoi that I bought there and was planning to sell it as many backpackers do. When I arrived the front desk was very courteous, took my info... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 5
Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Tortugatorben It's such a great pleasure for us to read your fantastic review! Thank you so much for staying with us. Your feedback is truly appreciated by our staff at Saigon Backpacker Hostel . Our staff is very happy to hear you enjoyed their courteous. Your story is really nice. Although, you lived in Saigon for some days, you... More 

1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

WARNING!!! Lockers in this hostel are extremely unsafe, they can be easily opened even if they are locked. My friend and I were robbed, we lost 4,000,000 vnd. We addressed the issue with the receptionist in charge at the moment and we were told that these incidents are very common, he " kindly" explained us that management is aware of... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear GuillermoAV Thank you very much for your feedback! We are pleasure that you found out comfortable room.We are sorry that you had problems during your stay at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. When you checked in to our hostel, you had filled in and signed a check in form. It was written really clearly that " please take care of your... More 

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