While the expenses of traveling to Vietnam are fairly low in comparison to many other Eastern Asian nations, many touring Canadians may want to shave a few dollars from their budget. By staying at one of the best hostels in Ho Chi Minh City, it is possible to get quality accommodation at a very low price -- as long as you do your research first.
On Pham Ngu Lao Street in District 1, about twenty minutes walk away from the downtown sites, the Vy Knanh is one of the highest rated hostels in all of Vietnam. Within walking distance of the Fine Arts Museum, the War Remnants Museum, the Reunification Palace, and the Notre Dame Cathedral, it is quite easy to get out and about if you stay at the Vy Knanh. The helpful and friendly staff are courteous and speak English, assisting you with getting a connection for transportation or a tour. Modern amenities like free wireless Internet, private bathrooms, and laundry allow for comfortable, clean housing.
Within the backpacking district of the capital city, the Diep Anh features a pair of twin rooms, five double rooms, and a deluxe four bed family room, ideal for individual as well as group travelers. With large, clean rooms, air conditioning, mini-bars, cable television, and private baths, the Diep Anh offers a hotel's services at a hostel's price tag. Check in prior to noon and check out after noon in order to get your deposit back, and enjoy free coffee all through the day.
Adjacent to the day market in the backpacker's district, the Long Hostel on Pham Ngu Lao Street is great for both day trips and vibrant night life. The knowledgeable staff give direction and information while making every guest feel like a family member. With an extremely high rating from guests, the Long boasts twelve different rooms in a quiet lane. The cancellation policy as well as the twenty-four hour reception desk is great for those with a variable schedule who are not sure when they will be touching down. With luggage storage and free breakfast, security as well as comfort is on the docket.
Near to the bus station and within walking distance of the city center, this bright and clean hostel is a sight for sore eyes looking to kick off their shoes. Each bunk has its own light, power source, and storage shelf. The friendly family running the hostel provides twelve rooms with singles, doubles, dorms, and twins, each room featuring air conditioning and cable television.
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