Hotel Recommendations in Backpackers Area, Saigon

When travelling, we sometimes get very concerned about the price for the place that we are going to stay. Many of us forgot that we will get what we pay. But sometimes, we might get something below than our expectations. The Vietnam Guide writer, M.R.Danial does a quick inspection for hotel recommendations in backpacker area of Pham Ngu Lao. If you don’t want to stay in a smelly, dark staircase and spooky hotel, here are some quality hotels for you to choose.

The factors to choose hotels in backpacker area will be:

  • Always value for money. Check if there are any complimentary breakfast, free internet, free mineral water, coffee and tea.
  • Clean and tidy room and pathway.
  • No bad smell or spooky things in the room and pathway.
  • Professional receptionist instead of too chatty with customers or between colleagues.
  • Good lighting in the lobby area, pathway and in the room.
  • Good water pressure (especially at higher floor)

Koniko Backpackers Hostel

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Address: 149 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3836 9548 Fax: (84.8) 3836 1849
Email: koninobackpackershostel@gmail.com
Website: konikobackpackershostel.com
 
#Rank No.11 for Specialty Lodging by tripadvisor.com

Seventy Hotel

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Address: 70 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3837 9855 Fax: (84.8) 3836 9569
Email: sales@seventyhotel.com
Website: www.seventyhotel.com
 
#Rank No.6 for B&B and Inns in HCMC by tripadvisor.com

Phan Anh Backpacker Hostel

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Address: 373/6 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Nu Lao ward, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3920 9235 Fax: (84.8) 3920 9236
Email: sales@phananhbackpackershostel.com
Website: www.phananhbackpackershostel.com
 
#Rank No.1 for Specialty Lodging by tripadvisor.com

Saigon Sports Hotel 1

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Address: 38 Bui Vien Street, Pham ngu Lao ward, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3836 4897 Fax: (84.8) 3837 8053 Hotline: (84) 989 661 264
Email: info@saigonsportshotel.com
Website: www.saigonsportshotel.com
 
“Pay Less for the best!” According to tripadvisor.com, a majority of guests are happy with their stay in this hotel. There are some rooms with desktop computer setup in the room.

Duna Hotel (2 Stars)

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Address: 167 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3837 3699 Fax: (84.8) 3837 6606
Email: dunahotel@gmail.com
Website: www.dunahotel.com.vn
 
8 years in operation. There was major renovation last year with all brand new furniture for guest convenience.

Blue River Hotel

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Address: 283/2C Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3837 6483 (84.8) 6291 2459 
Email: blueriver1126@yahoo.com 
Website: www.blueriverhotel.com
 
Extremely clean and great hospitality from the staff and hotel owner. Located at quite and safe alleyway of Hem 283 of Pham Ngu Lao.

Hong Hoa Hotel

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Address: 185/28 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3836 1915 Fax: (84.8) 3837 9109
Email: hotel@honghoavn.com / honghoahotel@yahoo.com 
Website: www.honghoavn.com
One of the oldest hotel at alleyway of Hem185 Pham Ngu Lao with brand new furnitures and comfortable bed. There are a lot of Asian and Western foods available in the same row of this hotel

Saigon Zoom Hotel

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Address: 102/1A, Cong Quynh Street, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3836 1008 Fax: (84.8) 3838 9599
Email: saigonzoomhotel@gmail.com
Website: www.saigonzoomhotel.com
 
Located at a very quite and safe alley of Cong Quynh street of backpacker’s area. Newly managed by 2 young Vietnamese owners and great hospitality.

Le Le Hotel (2 Stars)

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Address: 171 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel (84.8) 3836 8686 Fax (84.8) 3836 8787 Hotline: 090 404 222
Email: lelehotelhcm@gmail.com
Website: www.lelehotelsaigon.com /lelehotelhochiminh.com
 
2 Star hotel with great hospitality.

An An Hotel

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Address: 40, Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao ward, Dist.1, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3837 8087 Fax: (84.8) 3837 8088
Email: ananhotel@anan.vn
Website: www.anan.vn
 
#Rank No.27 from 306 Hotels in HCMC by tripadvisor.com

Saigon Sports 3 Hotel

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Address: 175/21 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham ngu Lao ward, HCMC
Tel: (84.8) 3836 5254 Fax: (84.8) 3837 6517 Hotline: (84) 989 661 264
Email: booking@saigonsportshotel.com
Website: www.saigonsportshotel.com
 
“Pay less for the best!” The same owner with Saigon Sports 1 Hotel. There are some rooms with desktop computer setup in the room.
This recommendation was previously published in The Vietnam Guide and now re-posted by me - Danial

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