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Central Backpackers Hostel

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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stayed 3 nights here (The original one). Room were clean and cozy. The located close to Huan Kiem Lake and Cathedral. The staff are nice and helpful, I recommend you to stay at "Central Backpacker Hostel" ❤️

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed 10 days here, it was a great stay!!! It is close to great food and within walking distance to many of the sites. The staff are great and knowledgeable about this beautiful city and country. I recommend this place to anyone looking for the best I me in Ha Noi!!!!!

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I used Central Backpacker's (the original location) as a home base for my time in northern Vietnam. I thought the staff was very helpful, especially Hung, who works the front desk during the day. She helped me book tours, gave great advice on what I should do, and made sure I was always receiving the best service. I did the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't have asked for better really. Only actually booked one official night here and 2 at their sister hostel in the old quarter, but this was still my central hub in Hanoi. I lost my passport and needed to report it to the police, and the hostel gave me a translator to come to the police station with me, and... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

breakfast was ace. rooms were ace. staff were ace. price was ace. Decided to stay at central backpackers before arrival and it was the right decsion. the hostel was very backpacker friendly and had a good vibe to it. they organised us a trip to ha long bay and allowed us to keep our heavy bags in stoarge whilst we... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

stayed 3 nights i had my own room on suite tv air con etc for a cheap price staff helpful the bar up stairs was a focal point for people to meet and drink free beer despite the building going on i had a great time in Hanoi and at this backpackers.

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for a few nights in January. Nice hostel, rooms were clean. Shower was really good! Our room was at the front of the hostel facing the street so was noisy at times. Staff were friendly and helpful. They arranged airport pick up for us which was great! Hostel is in a good location. Good value for money.

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Kamloops, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location. We could walk to any of the sites we wanted to see and lots of street food nearby. Only 5$ for a dorm with free breakfast (nothing special:P) Service was okay, but the free beer was awesome! Great way to meet people. Beds are rock hard so don't expect anything more!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

To be honest at $5 a night, a free breakfast and an hour of free beer, my expectations were low but the place was pleasantly surprising with a fantastic location and clean environment. It is situation right in the middle of the old Quarter just a few minutes away from the Cathedral and with many little food stalls, café's and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Free breakfast, free beer for 1 hour..mind you...unlimited...:)....and comfy beds, clean restrooms...best people at reception....Phuong xinh, the girl who works at the reception is super smiley and helpful....and you get all that for just 5 bucks a night...best deal possible...highly recommend this hostel.

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