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Saigon Backpackers Hostel

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Pleasant stay. Rooms were tidy and spacious. Very helpful staff in terms of organising tours and buses etc. Good location. However - lots of stairs to get to the rooms on the upper floors! Only one bathroom for all the dorm rooms so in the larger ones this was a bit of an issue. Lacking in social scene and quite... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hidden gloomy alley it is located in between. no towels. No breakfast. Very small bedroom. Only stayed the night and left right after. There are better ones in the same area with similar price. While choosing think twice.

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love the people in this hostel very much, I stayed here for 3 night and everything was perfect. They gave me coffee and banana free every morning and the staff was very friendly. Wifi very weak in fifth floor.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was technically a good hostel: good location, helped us book various trips and so on, the beds and facilities were verging on good. But it had the energy of a wet towel. We met one other group of people who were staying at Saigon Backpackers and it was at another hostels pub crawl..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the staff are so nice and friendly, special thanks to ms.hien for helping me a lot, the dorms are clean and spacious, i just hope they could increase the wi fi connection specially if your dorm is at the 5th floor, but over all it was a great place to stay and would definitely reccomend to my friends

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and loved it here.Really central to everything buzzing with people outside and lots of other travellers in the area.Room was clean and bed was comfortable.Have stayed in few hostels here in Vitenam but the 1st ive taken the time to review,Would reccomend and return.

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Thank lewisprice1978
Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

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

thank you so much for your excellent feedback! we are so happy that you found out affordable rooms, great services, relaxing atmosphere... We appreciate that you highly recommend us with other travellers. we hope you have a great time in Ho Chi Minh City and look forward to seeing you again soon Best Regards More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 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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ThaoTruong, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review! our receptionists are always ready to show you where the party place or party hostel in saigon if you come to reception desk and ask for information. Actually, bananas and coffee in our hostel are nor for breakfast because we do not have breakfast in our hostel. When you check... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 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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ThaoTruong, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us a review! we are sorry that you have problem during your stay with us at saigon backpackers hostel. Actually, the room with 4 beds is more expensive than 8 beds. For the bus, it sometime will be delayed because of the bad weather and the night bus usually take longer time than... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

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

thank you for your taking time to write us a review! we are sorry that you have problem during your stay at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. Most of guests, in fact, know that we do not have any lift in our hostel if they intend to stay with us. our guests understand that we have no lift because they carefully check... More 

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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: 20 373, Pham Ngu Lao | Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, 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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