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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently spent 3 nights here (low season) and were satisfied with the facilities. The location is quiet, despite being in the heart of the backpackers district (2 mins walking distance from the hustle and bustle of Bui Vien Street). Our room (private double ensuite) was on the first floor, basic and very clean. Wifi worked fine. The shower was... More 

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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for one night because one night was enough. I was tired from volunteering for the past few weeks and was looking for a comfortable bed and cold AC. I found neither. The bunk bed was built cheap and shook like an earthquake when barely touched. The room had 4 beds but there was two people including myself and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hostel if you want to be centrally located to the bars, restaurants and city life of Saigon. Many tourists operators in the area makes it very easy to book tours. I stayed here out of season but there was still people staying in the hostel, I imagine it would be very busy peak season. Friendly and helpful staff that... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

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 August 16, 2016 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 August 12, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

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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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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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: $12 - $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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