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Friendly Backpackers' Hostel

9 Nguyen Huu Huan Str, HoanKiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
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Ranked #44 of 112 Specialty lodging in Hanoi
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Galway, Ireland
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6 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location is brilliant, right in the middle of Hanoi. We weren't looking for anything fancy. The room was clean. The bathroom was too small for our dorm but thank God we all knew each other so it wasn't too big a deal. The staff were friendly and organised trips for us to Halong Bay etc. They offered Breakfast in... More

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Hanoi, Vietnam
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were unwell when were arrived and the staff were most attentive to our needs. After a couple of days we felt much better and the staff went out of their way to make sure we got the most from our stay in Hanoi. They suggested places to visit that interested us e.g. museums. If they thought the distance was... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Great location, not very far from the old quarter, on a strip with lots of restaurants and a quick walk from Ho Guom lake, which is a wonderful place to be during Tet, as that is where they shoot off the fireworks. The hostel itself serves a good breakfast with eggs, baguettes, fruits, and coffee. The showers are difficult to... More

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Murray, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

The rooms are cleanish and the beds are soft. The bathroom wad tiny and the shower flowed into the toilet. The hostel was within walking distance of that park with the lake where we watched the tet firework display.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

It was a nice stay, everything is pretty clean. The bathrooms are decent, and the beds are clean and comfortable. The rooms are not tightly packed like some other hostels, they are quite roomy. I liked the location, it was near lots of things to do. I would stay here again.

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I got here early and was told that I had to wait a few hours for a room to be ready. They offered me breakfast, which I didn't really want, but free food, eh? After 2 hours I was told to leave because there were no rooms and then was charged for breakfast. The (owner?) was very rude about it,... More

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We stayed for 3 nights in this hostel, the hostel is clean, the rooms are good looking, the staff is very helpful and friendly. Definetely i would recommend this place. The location is in the old town, thats perfect. They have good touroffers.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Stayed here several nights whilst exploring Hanoi and found the location and environment to be ideal. The staff were warm and welcoming and able to facilitate with every request whilst having a bit of banter. The bathrooms are by no means spacious but the facilities included running hot water and even complimentary travel tooth brushes etc. The hostel was cleaned... More

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Hue, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

My Girlfriend and I stayed here from New Years Eve onwards, using it as our base in Hanoi to visit Halong Bay and the H'Mong villages near Sapa. The front desk was open 24 hours and offers competitive prices on local tours, journeys throughout South-East Asia and they also managed a visa extension for a friend. Laundry service was offered... More

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Hanoi
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

The only good thing about this place is the location. the guy on the reception is so rude, he does not smile and if you ask him any questions he just mutters under his breath in Vietnamese. the bathrooms are grotty and for most of my stay there was no running water which means no shower and also no flush... More

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Address: 9 Nguyen Huu Huan Str, HoanKiem, Hanoi, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Hanoi
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
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Ranked #44 of 112 Specialty lodging in Hanoi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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