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Phan Anh Backpackers Hostel

2.0 of 5 373/6 Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City 84, Vietnam
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Pro: Good price Good breakfast Free beer during happy hour (6pm to 7pm) Rooms are clean and safe (lock and locker included) Nice common area and kitchen area -staff is awesome Con: -in 3 nights there, 2 girls had their purses snatched off of them on the Main Street (on the sidewalk) right outside the hostel by a guy on... More

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3 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed for a total of 6 nights here as I traveled from the south to central Vietnam and back. Loved the place and the free breakfast that comes with the dorm room. The beds are comfy and wi-fi is pretty good in the room. The common area is quite small though and I've always had a pet peeve with guesthouses... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is certainly the best hostel I have stayed at to this point. The staff were very warm and accommodating. They were good in english ,will help you with maps, directions, suggestions and tips with a smile on their face.. My inquiries were answered and able to avail a tour. More power to the hostel! Rooms are very clean and... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The place is clean and away from the road. Not too noisy at night. The receptionist was very helpful in recommending places of interests in Saigon. She even got her colleague to bring me to the bust stop near benh thanh market on my departure. I was pleasantly surprised! Strongly recommend this hostel.

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is in a perfect location for walking. It is easy to reach the markets and there is a wonderful park for a leisurely walk in the evening after dinner. The service was excellent and the hostel is very clean. A decent, made to order breakfast is also included. Great value all around. Highly recommend this hostel. I would... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is centrally located. Although taxis cannot come directly to the street, the hotel staff is always pending so they will be waiting for you to help you with your luggage. They were incredible helpful and that made a difference during my stay. they are truly amazing, so friendly (all of them), genuinely keen to help and chat about... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I wondered here after a quick search in the area after getting off a bus from a Me Kong Delta tour and we are so thankful we did!The front desk is wonderfully attentive! They helped us with directions for everywhere, arrange everything within our budget.Their English is good so can help with most things. Our room was very clean and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at this hostel for two nights and I wish we could have stayed more! I had such a great time there. This hostel was definitely the best in Ho Chi Minh. The location is also perfect for backpackers. The rooms are very nice and spacious for a 6 bed dorm. The breakfast included is a bun and jam and... More

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Makati, Philippines
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5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Judging from the online photos and the cost per night of this hostel, I didn't really expect much when I booked 4 nights with them. It's relatively cheap compared to other hostels in the area. They have these homey and peaceful atmosphere once you enter the hostel. Not too crammed unlike other hostels with too many backpackers crowding the lobby/common... More

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New York City, New York
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is down an alleyway behind a food market which allows for a great night of sleep in a very central location. This is located in the backpackers part of town and is a good sized room for the price. The social scene didn't seem to exist although they endorse it with a free beer for every guest from... More

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WHangTruong, Owner at Phan Anh Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Snesk0008, Thank you for taking your time to write a feedback for your recent stay at Phan Anh Hostel. I am please to learn that you are happy with the location and hostel's facilities. Happy hour does exist everyday from 6pm - 7pm. Some days it gets busy at the lounge, but sometimes all our guests are out during... More

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Address: 373/6 Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City 84, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Phan Anh Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 14
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