Giang Son Guesthouse

283/14 D Pham Ngu Lao, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnamese New Year!!

A travel blog entry by george_dan_2012

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Ho Chi Minh City

Arrived the day before Vietnamese new year after getting a flight from Phu Quoc island. We stayed at Giangson hotel in the main backpacker area, and after a brief sleep went out and found the best noodle soup place on our travels so far. The menu was only small, with 4-5 different soups but they were extremely fresh and …

Happy New Year in Saigon

A travel blog entry by bertine

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Am 29. Dezember, also rechtzeitig zu Silvester, sind wir mit dem Bus nach Ho Chi Minh-City gefahren. Die Stadt hieß ehemals Saigon, wurde aber umbenannt, nachdem Nordvietnam den Süden 1975 erobert und das Land wiedervereint hatte. Da nun der kommunistische Norden das Land regierte, sollte das auch im ehemaligen Südvietnam deutlich gemacht werden. …

Experts at crossing the road

A travel blog entry by toddfarrtravel

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Graham.

Well well well. To say we didn't start ho chi minh in a great way is a massive understatement. I don't wanna go into great detail but Chris got robbed on the sleeper bus. We were stuck on a local bus but that shouldn't matter. Some one (and we think it was the guy behind us) managed to get into his bag while we were sleeping …

...get back to eating in HCMC.

A travel blog entry by wrangly

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Indonesia has some great food, as long as you eat locally. Most of it is prepared early in the morning and sits out all day - takes a little getting used to, but otherwise full of flavor and variety. Nevertheless, it can be hard to find when the small places are replaced with 'backpacker friendly' restaurants with overpriced, (generally) poor …

...pack your life into a 32L bag, a second time.

A travel blog entry by wrangly

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After more than 3 months of travel, I decided I should update my packing list to give a more accurate representation of what you really need for long term travel with a small bag.

In addition to what I am currently wearing (1 shirt, 1 pair of shorts, 1 pair of underwear) my complete packing list is as follows (broken down by necessity and …

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This hotel, located on 283/14 D Pham Ngu Lao, Ho Chi Minh City, is near Dam Sen Water Park, Revolutionary Museum, La Maison de L'Apothiquaire, and Hotel de Ville.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsGiang Son Guesthouse Ho Chi Minh City

    Reviewed by wrangly

    Feel at home

    Reviewed Jun 3, 2012
    by (9 reviews) Ontario, Canada , Korea Rep. Flag of Korea Rep.

    A little pricier than some but worth every bit. The staff is friendly and helpful with a good grasp of English. Rooms are clean (though some are a little small). Nice rooftop terrace for relaxing. Daily room cleaning. Safe atmosphere.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by blubel13

    12 bucks a night--what do you expect?

    Reviewed Mar 5, 2012
    by (1 review) Auburn WA , United States Flag of United States

    If you would like a room quick easy and cheap this is the place for you! However if you expect any type of service other then a sheet change every few days go somewhere else.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by cat-and-ellie

    Lovely stay :)

    Reviewed Mar 4, 2012
    by (4 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    We were very pleased with Giang and Son. They are central enough that you can walk everywhere. The people were lovely and only to happy to help with anything from walking in the city to organising our transport from Saigon. The room was clean and very light with a lovely bathroom. They also came to meet us from the bus top which was lovely as seeing a friendly face in a new city is always nice!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by oberanja

    Very nice, clean and friendly

    Reviewed Jan 18, 2012
    by (11 reviews) Hamburg, Germany , Germany Flag of Germany

    We were really happy to have found Giang Son Guesthouse. It is a very frindly and clean place with nice interior and bathroom. Probably the cleanest place we have stayed at in Vietnam it is definitely a place we would return to. Especially as the staff is really friendly and the included Breakfast (typical Bread and Egg or Bread and (homemade) Jam) comes with tasty coffe and some fruit. I highly recommend a stay.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Giang Son Guesthouse Ho Chi Minh City

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent