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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Awesome hostel near the park and the market. The room is clean and the crew are very helpful where you want to go around the city! I just want to follow up also regarding my GF eyeglasses if you found it behind the sofa :) kindly update me or email me at this account - benhar03@gmail com Hope to get...

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao, responded to this review

What a pleasure to receive your very favorable review of Saigon Backpackers Hostel. Thank you so much for your recommendation for us as the top choice of accommodation and particularly highlighting our clean room and friendly staff. we sincerely hope to see you again in the future! Best Regards

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 7 October 2015

I stayed in 8 beds dormitory room for 3 nights and really enjoyed my stay.The room is very clean and comfy,the location is perfect(it close to the market),Staffs are very kind and friendly ,very recommend!

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write us a review about your experience at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. We are so glad that you found out friendly staff, clean room, perfect location... We hope you enjoy other service and facility as well. We are really appreciate that you recommend. we sincerely hope to see you again in the future! Best...

Trim, Ireland
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed in an 8 bed dorm with 4 other friends. The room was very spacious compared to other hostels we have stayed in. The included breakfast was good, choice of eggs and bread roll or Vietnamese food. The location is central with plenty of places to go for food and near the market.

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao, 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 spacious room, good breakfast, central location... We hope you have a great travels and look forward to welcoming back to our hostel Best Regards

Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I was impressed by the cleanliness of the dorm, hospitality of the staffs and the couldn't-be-better location of the hostel. It's absolutely value for money! I used to be in dorms of some hostels in some cities but no dorm gives me as much quality as this. The room is so clean with bathroom equipped with water heater, comfortable beds,...

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your excellent review! we are so appriciated that you recomended us as a top choice of accomodations and highlighting our couldn't-be-better location, clean bathroom, comfortable beds, beautifull bacalny...Also, we are so glad that you found out our hospitality stafffs who are very happy to hear your kindly worlds. We greatly appreciate you recognizing their efforts...

Reviewed 15 September 2015

This is a pretty good hostel with really nice hosts. The rooms are well maintained. The best part of the hostel its near a fruit market and very close to a lot of touristy places. Worth the stay and money

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review! We are so glad that you enjoyed your exxperienced at Saigon Backpackers hostel and found out our closing to the fruit market, and other places... Thank you for your endorsement of our nice hostel. We hope you have a great trip and looking forward to welcoming you back to our hostel Best Regards

United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

We stayed for the wrong few days, there was a lot of construction/repair works going on for our entire stay. We came back one day and people were working on the door in our room, they made a mess and didn't clean it up when they left. Another day they disturbed us to come and measure up curtains. We had...

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback. We're sorry you had problems during your stay at Saigon Backpackers Hostel. We normally don't have problems . However it took us some day to renovate the hostel. We hope you had a great time in the rest travel Best Regards

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 11 September 2015

This is not my first time coming to Vietnam, I used to stay in many hostel around this Backpacker Area and Saigon Backpackers maybe one of my favorite choice from now. This is not a "social" hostel because it's quite quiet but it's really cozy. I stayed in a private room and it worth money, aircon works well, clean and...

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback! We are so please that you found out good aircon, clean and big room and friendly staff. They are very happy to hear your kindly words. It is true that you can easily to make friends with other Bacpackers in our hostel. It means that when you come to our hostel. You...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Travelling all around Vietnam and love this peaceful country but when I arrived to Ho Chi Minh city, many things happened. First, I just came to wrong hostel and really stayed there, I dont know why but when I read my name and the staff there tell that I had a reservation ?! Luckily I just found out it soon...

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to send us your wonderful feedback. We are very glad that you enjoyed the experience at Saigonbackpackers Hostel We are so pleased that you have a great time with us and used the most of all our facilities We are sorry that you have problem while you were looking for our hostel. It is...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We traveled as a couple and booked a private room. I was pleasantly surprised. Big room, huge bed (it fits like, 5 people). Great value for what we payed! Free breakfast was pretty good as well. Would come back

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Vi T, Front Office Manager at Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your nice review! we are very happy to hear that you enjoy our big room, huge bed...at Saigon Backpackers hostel. We hope you have a great travels and look forward to welcoming you back to our hostel Best Regards

Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I stayed in this hostel back in 2013 and forgot to ever review it. Since then I have recommended it to many other friends who have travelled asia recently and have all loved it as a cosy little stop before they move on up to northern asia. Its friendly laid back any very clean. And I have extremely fond memorys...

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What a pleasure to receive your very favorable review of Saigon Backpackers Hostel. Thank you so much for your recommendation for us as the top choice of accommodation and particularly highlighting our warm welcome and lovely cosy rooms and relaxed atmosphere....we really appreciated that you recommended us to other travellers and so happy that you have a good memory about...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Airport Transportation
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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 @ Pham Ngu Lao

Address: 373/20 Pham Ngu Lao | Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: $16 - $28 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Saigon Backpackers Hostel @ Pham Ngu Lao 2*
Number of rooms: 10
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