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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights in an 8 bed dorm. The rooms were quite dingy and not a huge deal of floor space. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the rooms clean and the bed spaces were divided by walls which provided really great privacy. They coulf really do with dropping the additional charges for things like baggage storage...

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Hong264, Người quản lý at Eco Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Laura, Thank you for taking time to write us the great review. We're always happy when you come to stay with us. Maybe there was something misunderstood, we just charge 2usd luggage storage for the guest from outside, if you stay at Eco it's free for you to leave it 1 month . You can come next time and...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel's location is perfect, very close to Ben Thanh market and the charming streets of Ho Chi Minh. Very polite staff and sanitary was above any expectations. Others hostels should watch out because Eco backpackers is a strong competitor in the neighbourhood :)

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Hong264, Người quản lý at Eco Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Eivind F, Thanks for choosing Eco Hostel for your stay. We're all happy to hear that you had a nice stay with us. Wish you all the best of your travel and see you in a very soon day. :X:X Hami

Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Good beds but mine was right in front of the air conditioner so while I was freezing all night the people either side were roasting. Roof top with free beer was handy and the bathroom had really good water pressure 😍

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Katoomba, Australia
Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stay in the heart of District 1 in HCMC, could hardly be closer to the bus drop-off, and is really friendly and well run. Staff are cheerful and helpful, and it's great to support a place trying to do their little bit to reduce their footprint while we run about the world enlarging ours!...

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Hong264, Người quản lý at Eco Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi GreenCool, Thank you for the great review. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay us. Wishing you all the best of your travel. Seriously, we're waiting for your coming back. :X:X::X Hami

Cork, Ireland
Reviewed January 15, 2017

-Good location. -Friendly staff. -Beds are clean but the rooms are very cramped. -Very little space for backpacks in the room. -The top bunk sockets were so close to the wooden edge of the wall that my phone plug would not fit into it which was very annoying. I had to do without charging my phone at night. -The wifi...

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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Good location on backpacker area, easy to meet another travellers on the lobby and common area, nice view on the rooftop, for example to enjoy the 1 free beer they serve every evening, they also serve some food, very nice stuff and clean dorms! Only thing why i did not gave 5 point was the wifi, it was sometimes week,...

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Hong264, Người quản lý at Eco Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking time to write us the awsome feedback. I'm sorry for the week wifi, the cable was broken and we had to wait for resolving by the wifi company, sorry about that. We would like to say thank you for choosing Eco hostel for your stay. Wishing you have a nice travel and see you...

Reviewed January 7, 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 6 days in budget single room . Good room . Aircondition is fine . They serve free beer everyday between 7 to 8 pm. Location is in the heart of backpackers area. Only thing they don't serve breakfast . But it's OK . Many restaurants are there in steps away. Recommended for solo and group people ..

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Hong264, Người quản lý at Eco Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Siva K, Thank you for writing us the great review. We're happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Wish you all the best of your travel and see you in the near future. :X:X:X Hami

Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

Stayed with this hostel 2 years back and it was fine. But coming back to Ho Chi Minh City this Xmas of 2016 with my fiancee in this same hostel was a big big mistake. Staff have changed, they are too into other people's business, too nosey....telling my significant other to go look for a younger man as I was...

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Hong264, Người quản lý at Eco Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Keen B, I have asked my staff about this problems but they also don't unserstand what you mean. They told that they were talking with your girl friend so nice. I think there was understood about language. We meet many peoples everyday and there is no reason that we have to talk about you and your girl friend. The...

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Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

Best part was the bed privacy in the dorm room. Better than most dorm rooms. Showers were hot, rooms cleaned daily and also great location on the bar street. Rooftop area is also a nice touch. Would book again here!

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Hong264, Manager at Eco Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Emily, Thanks for the great feedback. We're so happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. WIshing you have a nice travel and see you again in the near future. :X:X:X Hami

Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

I've stayed only 1night in dorm with maybe 10 beds. As positive I see: + employees are really nice + clean toilet and bathroom + free beer + The bed/sleeping style provides quite a private feeling (separated by wall) Negative: - Bathroom is not really separated from the room (not door to the sink area) therefore it's quite noisy and...

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Hong264, Manager at Eco Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write us your feedback. The toilet is inside the room to let you feel more convenient, but it's not opposite and because we don't have enough space to put it some where more. There is balcony in dorm room to look at the street so it's noisy if you dont close the door. Anh...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Eco Backpackers Hostel prides itself on delivering a budget experience with cleanliness, friendliness and a dash of style built-in. The sound-proof "pod" concept means guests have their own private space at dormitory prices. Female Dorm is provided tall mirror and hair dryer. The 2 commons areas in the main lobby and rooftop is where you can enjoy the great city view while mingles. Right on the main strip, Eco Hostel is within a few steps of all the action, but peaceful enough to ensure you get plenty of rest and recuperation The property provides: Free Tea & Coffee (7am-9am)/ Free Beer (7pm-8pm) / Taxi to the Airport / Laundry / Tours & Bus booking / Free Shower after C/O / Locker Room after C/O / Free Towels / Free pad lock. Parking is also easy as we have parking in the basement for those who travel by Bike. 24h CCTV / Free Fiberoptic Wifi / Public Computers / Smart-card access to all areas. We also equally proud of our commitment to the environment and we go to great lengths to use less energy, create less waste and manage our impact on the planet carefully. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Eco Backpackers Hostel

Address: 264 De Tham street, Pham Ngu Lao ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 700000, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: $12 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“quite floor, low wifi signal”
 of 5 bubbles DedyIrawans, Nov 12, 2016 | Read review
“stay in dorm room”
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“Maybe request a window?”
 of 5 bubbles C_hill_02, Aug 24, 2016 | Read review
“avoid the center location for bed sue to the air-con”
 of 5 bubbles kangjint, Jun 10, 2016 | Read review
“dorm mix is very good but hot during the day”
 of 5 bubbles Riskyyy, Apr 28, 2016 | Read review
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