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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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1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really good hostel in Hanoi, Vietnam. Staff was so friendly and helpful. Great location. And free beer every night from 7:80pm-8:80pm and free breakfast from 7am-10am. What more you want?? Just stay here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hasn't stayed in such a good hostel in a very very long time! $5 a night is really hard to beat and this place is amazing! The staff will help you with anything you need- a girl in out room had a motorbike injury on her foot and stuff members went to the pharmacy for her and then treated... More 

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As for dorms : very clean, comfortable enough for 5 dollars, and of course, people are really cool and easy going. As for private rooms : clean, comfortable, wide, and you've got everything there. It's a good address, very good location in the old town, only drawback is they only offer one kind of tour to Ha long bay but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it here. Nice and helpfull staff and clean rooms. We had a room with two rooms and the beds were huge! The first night our hot water wasn't working, innediatly they moves us to a different room and offered a discount for the inconvenience. Very nice! We booked our open bus ticket here and a two day trip to... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place, clean room and great shower. So helpful and friendly staff. Good vibe, free beer during happy hour and lot's of other travellers to meet! And they'll help you with any tour or travel plans you might have. They helped me out with a trip to Halong Bay and then to Sa Pa, of which the latter in particular... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Like the title says: lots of other travellers, there's free beer for 1 hour in the evening and the dorms are cheap. I think they also have hot water showers (with people spending ages in the shower/toilet room showering) but i always ended up with cold showers, i guess i was just unlucky. The only problem i had with the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Seasoned backpacker from New Zealand. Here is my breakdown: PROS Free beer Location, near the bars, restaurants One stop shop for activities CONS Poor water pressure Air conditioning hard to operate Weak internet VERDICT If you want something cheap and like to mingle with like minded young travellers, then you will dig this

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rooms were not the best rooms I had in Vietnam, but the service with helping out for booking tours and bus trips were pretty amazing. We booked the Party Cruise to Halong Bay here and had a great time and we had a hard time finding a bus to Hue, they came through and booked it for us even... More 

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Toulouse, Midi-Pyrénées, France
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I really enjoyed Central Backpackers Hostel !!! I stayed for 8 nights. Beers are free for happy hours, and breakfast is also free !!! Very nice staff, very nice location, I strongly recomment it !!!!!!!

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I don't really understand the ratings there. I stayed there 3 nights and everything was perfect. Nice friendly and helpful staff, cheap good food, nice dorms with huge lockers and power plugs for each bed, clean showers/toilets/dorms, seems well soundproofed, was in the dorm just over the bar and had absolutely no problem sleeping at any time. The overall atmosphere... More 

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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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