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Golden Time Hostel

43 Ly Thai To Str | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ranked #6 of 164 Specialty Lodging in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a few nights with a gap in between for Halong Bay tour. Very friendly, Tony was emailing before we arrived to say hello. Nice basic breakfast, choice off eggs or bread and jam, etc. Rooms basic but clean with fridge, mini bar (cheap) and free toiletries. Would recommend. More a budget hotel than hostel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful friendly staff willing to do anything you ask. They loaned us money for dinner on our first evening because the banks had closed when we arrived and the Vietnamese dong is a closed currently which cannot be obtained until you get to Viêt Nam. Very happy to arrange tours for you to popular destinations such as Ha Long Bay.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for a night before an early start to Halong Bay. The staff were extremely welcoming and had perfect English. The room was large clean and basic. The 3rd bed was too hard to sleep on but the king bed was big enough for 3 so no stress. Great option for a cheap hostel in a great location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This place is odd - it has the worlds smallest 'lobby', a narrow staircase and then really big rooms! Positives: - good large room, nicely decorated and furnished - hot water - AC - reasonable wifi in room - great location; near the old quarter / Hoan Kiem lake, but not in the busy area. - extremely friendly staff, always... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I am a 25 year old Canadian, backpacking for 3 months with my good friend, and we really enjoyed Golden Time Hostel. The rooms are bright, homey, clean. We stayed in two different rooms here, the first room and the room at the tip-top of the stairs, both spacious. Hot water doesn't last long, but that had been constant our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

After two months of hostelling it, I needed a room for myself for a few nights! I got a cheap airport pick up sent by Golden Time, and was checked into my room very fast, I have a tv with some English Channel, a duvet, hot water and breakfast in bed! Why more do you need? My first night the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Golden Time Hostel is a very good option when travelling on a budget. Rooms are clean with tv and airco, private bathroom and breakfast included. Breakfast is till 11.00 and served in the bedroom when you call reception! The staff is very nice and helpfull and speaks good english, especially Alice who helped us out a lot! You can book... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We loved our stay at Golden Time Hostel! The rooms are very clean and spacious and the staff is realy friendly, they help you with everyting. Breakfast is simple but good. The location is nice as well, close to the lake and the old quarter, but not in the center so its not very noisy at night. We would stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This hostel is 15mins away from central of old quarter, 16dollar for a room with ac and hot shower is good value. The staffs is really friendly and helpful, they help us to call a taxi to Airport Minibus Stand on the early morning. Actually is place is in walking distance to the bus stand. One things I don't like... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I booked this hostel due to good reviews but to me, it's more like an average hostel. The bathroom is abit tight. I saw 2 dead cockroaches and wasn't feeling too good about the room. Overall, an average hostel but better than terrible for sure!

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Address: 43 Ly Thai To Str | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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