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Barbara's Backpackers

18 Nguyen Hue Street, Quy Nhon, Vietnam
Barbara's Backpackers
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

First off, the 'bunk beds' were two beds which had been screwed together - unsafe. We all found dead bugs on top of our duvets. No locker for our bags and the door didn't lock. Vietnamese staff were kind but young man working was extremely surly

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

was riding my bike along the beach today I noticed Barbara's so having read about it on Trip advisor I thought I would give it a try for lunch After sitting down for 10 minutes I went out the back to see if it was open after finding someone was told it was who pointed to a pile of menus... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Cheap and cheerful, I felt well looked after here. Dorm beds are ok, just the one 6 bed dorm. $5 not including breakfast. Breakfast was yummy, western style available and inexpensive. And the beach is just across the road, excellence! Correct address is not nguyen, but 18? An Durong. Small issue with smoking in the inner area by staff. But... More 

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Well first the address is wrong. It's at 12 An Duong Vuong. It took me a while to find it. But when I arrived the gates were locked although it was just a bit past 10 pm. The biggest problem with a place that staff watched TV very loud. I was very tired and, hence it didn't bother me in... More 

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Maleny Qld
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

We didn't stay here but oddly enough met a person from our small town who was staying and was happy with it. We had a cheap feed - mine was Vietnamese and good, my partner tried the pizza, which certainly wasn't what you would expect in a Western country. Beer starts at 50c for the local brew. I also did... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

We didn't stay here just ate at the restaurant, the food was tasty and cheap but small portions and pretty basic. The staff weren't very friendly and the area you sit and eat in is pretty dank with a lot of dust! we kept being asked if we wanted to buy a tour / day trip etc and were only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

We didn't stay here, but we enjoyed plenty of meals here as it's a great spot for breakfast and or dinner. The menu is western, but if you are craving some fish and chips, good sandwiches etc it is great comfort food and finally somewhere that knows how to make a decent coffee. Starting the day with a plunger of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

only few beds, expensive with shared bathroom. i think we paid 160000 d for the double, and in quy nhon believe me you can find cheaper, the manager and her boiy friend are always trying to sell you something. my boyfriend had big pain, then propose us to bring us to the hospital, and after this the manager ask us... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

I stayed longer than intended...such is the lure of Qui Nhon,its people,happy inquistive eyes. I'd highly recommend Barbara's for the hospitality,so friendly,great sharing for laughs with really really awesome food! particulary fond of the french toast and Omelette..mmm was always a delightful meal The cooling ocean breeze,whilst enjoying a beer...ahh I stayed in the double bed room,Air condition,TV..,very comfortable bed... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

There's a bit of confusion about Barbara's here on Trip Advisor, as the Kiwi Cafe and backpackers moved earlier in 2012, but the site still shows the old address. You'll find the real Barbara's backpackers at 12 An Duong Vuong, just across from the big beach front hotels, The Seagull and Hoang Yen. Sadly Barbara has retired due to some... More 

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