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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 days ago NEW

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 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for three nights and didn't want to leave! The staff were so friendly and helpful! I booked my tour to Sapa and Halong Bay with them and had a great time. The rooms were clean and spacious! There is free beer during happy hour! What more can you ask for! Highly recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is one of my favourite in Vietnam. Great staff to help you out with anything. Came back after my stay 3 years ago. Beds are comfy, ensuite bathroom is clean and modern and the bar downstairs is great to meet people when traveling alone. With free beer from 7:30 to 8:30!

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Barrie, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hostel was in a great location, but the rooms were not very clean and had many BED BUGS!! They were crawling on the beds, and I unfortunately carried them with me the rest of my trip, NOT FUN! The happy hour was fun and met lots of cool people. The free breakfast was 1 egg, banana and bread. Can... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This hostel is one of the best we have stayed in across SE Asia. The staff are exceptionally friendly, nice clean rooms and showers. They have a bar area where beer is free between 7.30 and 8.30pm. Its walking distance to beer corner and the night market. We also booked our Halong Bay Cruise through them and it was the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed here for our first two nights in Hanoi and have no complaints. The staff were really friendly and helpful. The dorm rooms were big and clean. All have a nice balcony and great bathrooms. The location is also very good. Walking distance to night market and beer corner. We booked the Halong Party Cruise for 3 days/2nights through... 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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