The hostel overall is great, rooftop bar is brilliant. Very sociable and tends to get lively up there, you can chose your own music to play! Pool table, sports on TV, dartboard etc and fantastic view of the city. Clean hostel overall and considering we stayed in a 12 bed dorm it was clean and quiet (we had floor to ceiling windows too which was great for views but bad for people who suffer with vertigo!).
The only thing that was a major let down were the staff. The guy on reception in the mornings was extremely unhelpful, rude and not friendly at all (all the staff were pretty poor quality to be fair). The aircon in our room broke and he did not a lot of anything to ensure it was fixed. The bar and kitchen staff were good though and although breakfast isn't included it's only about £1 extra. Excellent wifi service too.
Overall, great backpackers hostel if you're looking for a bit of a party and a clean cheap place
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Vietnam Inn Saigon is the biggest and the best hostel in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) (Saigon) with over 190 beds, and the only one in Vietnam with a 9th floor, open air rooftop bar overlooking the heart of the city... If you are young at heart and looking for a great time, this is the place to be. We have events every night, whether it is a live Western DJ, pub crawls, pool tournament, karaoke, or drink specials, you are sure to have an unforgettable experience that you may not remember. We are located in the heart of the city, District 1, Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien area, but a couple blocks away from all the noise and craziness of the bar street. We are within walking distance to all the famous tourist attractions including: Ben Thanh Market, War Remnants Museum, The Opera House, Cathedral Church, Reunification Palace, and Chinatown. Shops, restaurants, bars and nightclubs surround the hostel. About Vietnam Inn Saigon: The hostel was specially designed for backpackers looking to experience a colorful, friendly and sociable atmosphere. In addition to a safe, low cost, centrally located hostel we also provide: -Free breakfast from 7:00AM - 10:00AM. -2 free draft beers, each night you stay with us. -Nightly drink specials. -Biggest and best pub crawls in the city 3 nights a week. -Secure lockers in each dorm (please provide your own lock). -Lockers in the lobby and behind front desk for extra security. -Large 9th floor rooftop bar with pool table and bar games each night. -Computers you can use in the lobby. -Free WI-FI throughout the building. -Reasonably priced laundry service. -Free hair driers for loan from front desk. -Security card access to elevator and dorm rooms (there is a deposit). -CCTV video monitoring in all common areas. -Chill-out room with beanbag chairs, TV, books and magazines on the 1st floor. -24 hour reception and security, no curfew. -Free secure luggage storage room. -Free motorbike parking. -Free map and advice. -Towel rental with deposit. -We offer tour, bus and transportation services. -We can help you to renew your Visa. -Airport pick-up and drop off service available for a reasonable rate. -We only accept cash in the local currency VND. Accommodation Information: Vietnam Inn Saigon features extremely clean, cozy, newly decorated Private rooms (Deluxe Double Room, Family Room) and 12-beds Mixed dorm rooms with other facilities including elevator, bar area with Pool table, outdoor terrace, hot shower, A/C, free Hi-speed Internet & Wi-Fi throughout the hostel, lockers in dorm rooms, large, clean and bright shared bathrooms, tour booking, free maps and traveling advice, fax and printer at front desk for a small charge, laundry service, airport pick-up and drop-off service. Location Information: Just 5 minutes walk to and from the Backpacker area, and the tour bus drop off area. Our hostel is opposite 23/9 Park. Don't make the mistake to take a taxi, it is just across the park from your tour bus. 10-15 minutes walk from Ben Thanh Market and the local bus station. We offer Airport pick-up service for a reasonable rate. We are around 30-40 minutes from the airport depending on traffic. Cancellation Policy: Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 24 hours before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the first nights cost of the reservation, unless otherwise stated in the property's conditions. Deposits paid are non refundable. ... more less
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