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1 room, 2 adults

Saigon Smile Hostel

2-star2 stars
219/26 Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, 700000, Vietnam

Central hostel with restaurant, connected to a shopping center, near Bui Vien Walking Street
  • Free WiFi
  • Friendly staff and convenient CBD area, highly recommendation for affordable budgetNov. 15, 2018
  • Very close to Ben than Market, and all the party area but at the same time very quiet.…Jun. 30, 2018

Saigon Smile Hostel

from A$18
  • Standard Double Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Deluxe Twin Room
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Deluxe Family Room
  • Triple Room

What’s around Saigon Smile Hostel


  • In District 1
  • Ben Thanh Market - 10 min walk
  • Saigon Square - 13 min walk
  • Bui Vien Walking Street - 3 min walk
  • Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts - 14 min walk
  • Museum of Ho Chi Minh City - 17 min walk
  • Ho Chi Minh City Hall - 17 min walk
  • Independence Palace - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Tan Son Nhat Intl. Airport (SGN) - 24 min drive
  • Saigon Railway Station - 12 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station drop-off (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)
  • Shopping center shuttle (surcharge)
  • Theme park shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 13 rooms
  • Arranged over 4 floors


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Express check-in/out
If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet access in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Train station shuttle *

  • Cruise terminal shuttle *

  • Ferry terminal shuttle *


  • No onsite parking

  • Electric vehicle charging point


  • Shopping center shuttle *

  • Theme park shuttle *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Restaurant
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Porter
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 2013
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Vietnamese

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
Freshen up
  • Second bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Bidet
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 21-inch TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Saigon Smile Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Saigon Smile Hostel Ho Chi Minh City
  • Saigon Smile Ho Chi Minh City
  • Saigon Smile
  • Thuan Duc Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
  • Saigon Smile Hostel Ho Chi Minh City
  • Saigon Smile Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation


This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; temperature checks are available to guests.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

Shopping center shuttle and theme park shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Saigon Smile Hostel

  • Does Saigon Smile Hostel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Saigon Smile Hostel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Saigon Smile Hostel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Saigon Smile Hostel?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Saigon Smile Hostel.
  • Are pets allowed at Saigon Smile Hostel?
    Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Saigon Smile Hostel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Check-out time is noon.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Saigon Smile Hostel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant.
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Saigon Smile Hostel?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available.
  • What is there to do near Saigon Smile Hostel?
    Recommended spots to visit include Bui Vien Walking Street (3-min walk) and Ben Thanh Market (10-min walk), along with Saigon Square (13-min walk) and Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts (14-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 46 reviews

Fair 4.0
Go elsewhere
We stayed in a private room. The sheets had stains on them, there was no toilet paper, the reservation said breakfast included and there was no breafast, the staff was asleep when we wanted to check in and check out, the rooms could be better cleaned and restocked with toileteries. Locationwise is close to the main backpacker street but you don't hear the noise. Overall, we would stay elsewhere.
Claudia, as2 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
No Lift
Hostel No Lift. Stayed at the top floor (401) nice room with a small balcony. Bed is nice and firm but room not so clean. No free drinking water provided. Wifi is a little slow and the breakfast is an added value. Overall cheap and good.
yew hoon, sg2 night trip with friends
Good 6.0
While this is in the heart of the area, it needs much work. The room we booked was full of mold so they moved us to a smaller room that only had mold in the bathroom. While we really tried to enjoy the stay, there were several things that just made it not so nice - we found another hostel in a cleaner part of the area that was much nicer, newer and no mold for less money.
mx2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Fair and honest - friendly staff and clean rooms
The staff was really friendly; clean towel and bed; Air conditioner and fan inside the room. Locker available next to each bed as well. Clean toilets as well. An honest breakfast (fruits, omelet, coffee with milk). Well located in first district Totally worth the price.
Messias, gb1 night business trip
Exceptional 10.0
Best place for the value
Good location. Walking distant from Benh Thanh market. Located in an alley, it is isolated from the loud music at the main road. I could sleep well at the night. The breakfast was simple, but great.
Jaeun, us1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Nice place in good location
Friendly staff and nice rooms. Very good breakfast and welcome drink and fruit. One guy knew we had a tour booked and knocked on our room to check about breakfast as we were running late. Top man.
gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Easy Stay
This was a perfect place to stay if you want to be in the heart of Bui Vien Street. Great service & a fun place to be.
us3 night trip
Good 6.0
God belligenhed, men snusket sted
Værelset var i fin stand, men ikke rengjort på forhånd, da vi checkede ind. Dog dejligt stille belliggenhed lige i backpackercentrum!
Camilla, dk2 night trip with friends
Fair 4.0
Ett billigt hostel! Frukosten enkel men okej. Personalen trevliga men engelskan kunde vara bättre. WIFI fungerade bra ibland men inte hela tiden. Ac kylde dåligt. Läget är mycket bra om man gillar håll i gång med barer, massage och restauranger.
kenneth, se3 night trip with friends
Very good 8.0
Allt var bra förutom att vi upplevde sängarna väldiigt hårda. Vänlig hjälpsam personal. Rent och fint.
Rose-marie, se3 night trip with friends

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