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Hanoi Backpackers Hostel

48 Ngo Huyen | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 0, Vietnam
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Ranked #17 of 140 Specialty Lodging in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fun stay here. We heard about the halong bay cast away island tour and then decided to stay at the hostel. It was near the beginning of our year round trip of south east asia and is still one of the best hostels we stayed in. Very organised and the staff are very helpful. The live music... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to this hostel because we enjoyed our stay in the backpackers hostel in Hue. In general the hostel is good with good location and a good bar. We had previously paid for both the room and the castaways tour when we arrived, and so we knew exactly how much cash we had on us. We left our room... More

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Toronto, Canada
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9 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Hanoi Backpackers Hostel for 3 nights. The staff are lovely, the location is great, they offer free walking tours daily, and the hostel also offers other torus as well (Halong bay, Sapa etc). They held my luggage for me when I went trekking, even though I did not book my tour through them. Room were clean... More

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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I travelled around Vietnam but this was the first place we stayed. A friend of mine recommended it and since we were coming from the airport late I decided to actually book a double room so we could sleep well the first night. We discovered that by booking from the UK, we were paying the same for... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Original Hostel. Really good place to meet other travellers. Nice chilled out vibe in the hostel-much preferred it to Ma May! The storage space for your bags and valuables is really good. I wouldn't book any tours or buses through the hostel though as they are very overpriced.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I first walked in, I was really suprised over how big it was and how crowded the place is. The staff was nice and helpful with bookings, tours and tickets to all over Vietnam and also helpt me with transport to the airport. They also have a ATM in the lobby. The laundry was good and the free BF(... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall we really enjoyed our stay in the Downtown hostel which is the newer of the two hostels this place owns. Most importantly the toilets were very clean and looked after every 2 hours. the rooms were a fair size with storage under each bed which as lockable. Each bed also has a light and a box you could lock... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed few nights in the downtown hostel . The hostel was very comfortable- you can crash on the sofa if you come too early for check-in, you can put your bags in a safe area, you can do laundry and order something to eat from the bar. The problem is the amount of people- in a female doorm they... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a room for 25$ (a lot in Vietnam) and our window was half meter from the building in front: no light...no a good start. They offer to change our room the day after but since we stayed only two days we reject. apart from that the staff is friendly and helpful. Tours offered seems to be bit more... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay in the Orignal hostel, it was lively and we had some craic! We arrived on a sunday, excellent timing as its free beer and the best day for the pub crawl. Staying here made our time in Hanoi. We also did the castaway halong bay trip with them, it is pricey but it is the... More

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James V, Manager at Hanoi Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review of our hostel and we are really pleased you enjoyed our Castaways experience! All the best! VBH Crew Manager More

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Address: 48 Ngo Huyen | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 0, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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