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MiMi Backpackers Hostel

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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel has very cute rooms which you don't often see in hostels. It is very close to anywhere you might want to be and the best part is the staff and ownership. The owners are incredibly kind and all the staff was friendly. Would highly recommend.

Thank Erin H
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Mimi's is an excellent choice for the value conscious traveler. Hidden in an alley a breath away from the main strip of Pham Ngu Lao (the happening backpacker's district) it's a perfect launching place/crash pad. Also, the staff/owners were incredibly kind and accommodating. I'd stay there again, if only to see them again. Great value, great experience. Would recommend.

Thank Rollie W
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

For those with a limited budget and keen to see Saigon "veins of life" Mimi's backpackers is the place. Very clean and well located, the hostel is situated in an alley where you will feel like been in a movie or better in some sort of modern sommerset maughan's novel. Both owners are very nice and attentive people always trying...

Thank Raquel C
Reviewed 7 November 2014 via mobile

The owner of this hostel is probably the nicest lady I met in Vietnam. She constantly went out of her way to help my partner and i. The hostel its self was cheap but very nice with comfortable beds and spotless bathrooms. Each room had ac and a TV. I stayed here on two separate occasions and would stay here...

Thank Jackson I
Reviewed 21 August 2014 via mobile

My partner and I had the most amazing experience staying here. The owners/ family of the hostel were the most welcoming and sincere people who always went out of there way to make us feel comfortable during our stay. It's a cheap stay that's located in the heart of the backpackers district tucked away in a quite back alley away...

1Thank Laura K
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2014 via mobile

MiMi's is located on a back alley right in the heart of the backpacker area. MiMi and her family are lovely and very welcoming. We ended up staying here for a week in a double room, it was clean with hot showers and air con. Breakfast was simple but tasty, bread, eggs, cheese and a banana - really set you...

2Thank loving_my_holidyas
Carlsbad, California
Reviewed 1 May 2014 via mobile

This is one of the best places I've stayed in my toe months of travel! It was like staying at a family members house. The staff was so nice and helpful and breakfast was great ! It was such a nice break from having to negotiate prices or get stuck with a crappy 'free breakfast '. I wish I could...

Thank Grecia A
Reviewed 26 March 2014

i just stayed at mimi's one night but the staff was very nice and seemed to worry about my confort as my room's a/c didn't work properly i was moved to the second floor room late in the evening.got a small free bottle of water on arrival and free basic breakfast, all for a very reasonable fare and with no...

Thank Rebeca l
Oslo, Norway
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Stayed for 8 days in a twin bedroom on the 3rd floor. Clean, hot water, Aircon+Fan+Tv The family was extremely hospitable, everyone went out of their way to make you feel at home. We ended up just staying outside the guesthouse in small chairs drinking beer/chatting with Mimi or her brother in law and other backpackers staying there. This is...

Thank lizzbaws
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Not only that it is a family run establishment - the family itself is quite a hospitable one. Members are most friendly and very much at your disposal on any matter. Free and delicious breakfast is served from the family kitchen - one of the best Phos I tasted in Vietnam. Don't be surprised if you are offered a free...

Thank LukaOriginal

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Additional Information about MiMi Backpackers Hostel

Address: 219/38 Pham Ngu Lao Street, District 01 80/40 Bui Vien Street, District 01, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Number of rooms: 9
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“The fourth floor is noisy when raining and the air con from other rooms is situated on the roof.but it is not too bad”
 of 5 bubbles Gheefrenchie, 10 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Try to stay in the first floor rooms as it is bit tough going up if you have heavy baggage”
 of 5 bubbles terryjose, 1 Oct 2013 | Read review
“102 room is very noise Its is not a hostel its more like a guesthouse, no area to seat for the guests”
 of 5 bubbles KarolaVicky, 10 Apr 2013 | Read review
“look for those located the main road,not those at the alley”
 of 5 bubbles Chiara_sg, 2 Apr 2013 | Read review
“Acceptable or okay for simple and local homestay, but worse if you treat it a hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles FrankCommeDesGarcons, 5 Mar 2013 | Read review
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