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Central Backpackers Hostel

16 Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi 0084, Vietnam
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I would recommend this hostel purely for the price of course. However we did stay in the bedroom for 4 people and the beds are very very hard, harder than usual backpacker beds- so keep this in mind, The staff are lovely however they did mess us around a bit when we tried to re-book, and were unclear about whether... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Super cheap so that's great and you get free breakfast which is nice. The staff is soooooo friendly and helpful. The location is awesome and it's easy to get to the museums and they give you a map. The Internet was flaky. There was no water on the last day which was horrible. The water was great for the other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a big group of 9 friends. Toi and his team were great with ensuring our accommodation in Hanoi and trip to Halong Bay were perfectly organised. We had a great time at the backpackers in Hanoi and an unforgettable trip to Halong Bay. Thanks to our awesome guide and the amazing crew on the boat and the island,... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since I first arrived the staff were incredibly helpful and knowledgable about where to go, what to do, and what to eat. I stayed in the private room with friends and it was great. Nice view and clean. The tour packages they have are great and reliable. Free breakfast and free unlimited beer from 7:30-8:30 can't be beat. Honestly, anybody... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 $ per night service really beyond my expectation . Bedrooms and toilet were clean. It just that water temperature not so consistent. The staffs there is helpful and friendly . Most important they remember their guest who stay there ! It did give us warm feeling to stay there . Highly recommend 3 days 2 nights Sapa tours as... More 

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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I must say that it was a bargain! 5$ for bed in a 8 people dorm, in the hearth of the city, brekkie included and free happy hour... the room was clean, the staff was available and kind and the people are usually very friendly. U can also book any kind of tour from there, for a good price. Totally... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read all the rave reviews online and decided to stay at central backpackers as the bookend to my trip in Asia. Very disappointing to say the least. First things first, they were helpful with arranging airport transfer and the location is fantastic. That's where the great aspects end. My bed was moldy and had a dank smell, as did... More 

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Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a few days and it was amazing. The hostel is great, location is great, the staff were all friendly and helpful and even invited us back to the Christmas Eve party when we'd checked out. Easy to meet people in the bar and they do free beer for an hour every evening. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed in this hostel for a couple of nights, rooms were decent and the atmosphere was really nice, extremely easy meeting people during the hour of free beer. Also the Halong Bay party cruise was really nice. Definitely worth the five bucks

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 via mobile

Central Backpackers is in an ideal location in the old quarter, has friendly and helpful staff, and the best boss in the business. After 6 years of traveling through and to Hanoi, I wouldn't stay anywhere else.

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Address: 16 Ly Quoc Su, Hanoi 0084, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 16
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