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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a wonderful experience staying at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. The hostel provides affordable rooms, great services and relaxing atmosphere that lets you feel good while staying. I highly recommend this hostel on its regard of providing safety on clients' personal belongings.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A nice enough hostel - quite quiet so not really a party hostel but good location and nice dorms - a little expensive for what you get - ie a bed bathroom and banana and coffee for breakfast but still better than no breakfast so still a good place to stay for a few nights in Saigon. If you're looking... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived and the 8 dorm with an ensure I booked was unavailable when I arrived and had to stay in a 4 bed dorm with no ensure .. And had to pay the same price. However they were very helpful in planning my stay and got me to and from the killing fields and that was a great day out.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hostel choose by my friend which stated very high review. I feel overate and we are assigned to the highest floor, 5th floor! and the good new is, the is no LIFT there! Which mean we need to climb all the way up and down to do anything. We do request for lower room but no respond from them... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

The rooftop area is nice and the staff are friendly. A lively location good for going out to eat and drink. Standard rooms and basic facilities. I had a nice stay here. It was very quiet as I stayed in Low season.

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

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. We hope you had a great time in Ho Chi Minh and we hope to see you at Saigon Backpackers Hostel again in the future. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

First of all. I need to say thanks to the receptionist. She is very friendly and she can speak well english. You can ask her anything and she try her best to give you the best answer. Second. The room are clean and the bed are soft (unlike other hostel the bed is hard). Very comfortable to sleep and the... More 

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

What a pleasure to receive your very favorable review of Saigon Backpackers Hostel. We are so pleased you had such a great time with us and made the most of all our facilities. Our receptionists are so happy when hearing your knindly words. Your endorsement of our service and facilities is such a positive reinforcement of our team’s goals We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 14 days. The staff was amazing and friendly. They always tried to help you with information about the city when they can. One even invited me out for a night motoride to the river which was lots of fun. The beds were large and the rooms were extremely comfortable. Because of so, i was able to... More 

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

Thank you very much for your nice review. We are so please that you found out our large bed, comfortable room, amazing and friendly staffs... They are so please after hearing your kindly words. We appreciated that you recognize their efforts as all team members work very hard to ensure each guest have a memorable stay. Also, we are sorry... More 

Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful staying there and I want to go back to stay. The staff was really helpful and even my lovely friend Hein took me on her motor bike tour at night time. It was amazing. But only one downside is Breakfast. Food isn't that expensive there and I've spoke to the guests that we wish there are... More 

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

Thank you very much for your nice feedback! We are so pleased that you have a great time with us. We are very happy that you found out our helpful staffs... Thank you for your endorsement of "amazing".Actally, we do not have breakfast anymore, but we still have free coffee and tea in the morning. We hope you have a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We chose this place because they said here on tripadviser that breakfast was included. "Breakfast" consisted of either one banana OR a cup of coffee. Otherwise the place wasn't bad. It was clean, the beds were wide and there was a closet you could put your luggage in. You can get a lock in the reception for a 50.000 dong... More 

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

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review for us. We're sorry you had problems during your stay at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. Actually, we used to have breakfast, but we do not have it anymore. We notified those in booking.com, agoda.com... Most of guests checked the information before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

Environment and room are very cozy, clean, nice and comfortable. Staff are nice friendly and passionate!!! And good location. They even allowed me to shower before check in and after check out!! I'm so appreciate and thank you very much😘😘 highly recommended 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻 definitely will come back if I back to Ho Chi Minh 😘😘

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

It's such a great pleasure for us to read your fantastic review! Thank you so much for staying with us and we are glad to hear you have enjoyed our clean and comfortable room and nice staff. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon in your next visit to Saigon. Best Regards More 

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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Saigon Backpackers Hostel Chain has been the first hostels in Ho Chi Minh City since 2009. Inspired by the energetic spirit of our guests, Saigon Backpackers Hostels is our latest and nicest hostel addition to Saigon's active backpackers' scene. Our hostels are located at the fringe of the city. To several budget travelers who just cannot get enough of Saigon, it's no secret that Saigon Youth hostel has the best location that you may ask for. The city center is just 5 minutes on foot. And just stone throw away is the Bui Vien street, another great area to explore. You will be stimulated by choices of Saigonese cuisine in the vicinity. It is undeniable that wonderful selections of food that can be nice alfresco roadside dinning and variety of restaurants, cafes and bars. At Saigon Backpackers hostel, we trust the environment will be the perfect place for you, foreign travelers, to meet friends from all over the world. We are obsessed in ensuring that our guests get more than just a bed with us with cozy atmosphere with color themed room design of Saigon culture. Saigon Youth hostel is a good place to feel home away from home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Saigon Backpackers Hostel

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: $11 - $21 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Saigon Backpackers Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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