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Hanoi Backpackers Hostel

48 Ngo Huyen | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 0, Vietnam
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Ranked #21 of 164 Specialty Lodging in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I now live in Hanoi - this is the place that made it happen! Party party party - Johann the manager of Ma May hostel is great fun. Start at the original and then move to downtown - bar crawls, Ha long bay party - women everywhere, great sound system and great times. Yeaaaaaaahhhh.

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

Hey man thanks for your great review of both our Hanoi hostels. All the best for your time in Vietnam. Cheers VBH Crew Manager More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hostel has great facilities including a delicious free breakfast. You should only stay here if you like to party though as there are loud parties downstairs and on the street every night. It has a different activity every night and is a great place to meet new traveling friends. The only thing I did not like is that the... More 

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

Hi Sarah, Thanks for your good review of our hostels and all the best for your future travels. Cheers, VBH Crew Manager More 

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a good hostel to meet people and explore Hanoi, the beds are comfortable, the staff are nice and it's in a pretty decent area. We also stayed at their other hostel in Hanoi and it's as good, if a little quieter

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

Thanks for taking the time to review our hostels in Hanoi and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. All the best. Cheers, VBH Crew Manager More 

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Hanoi Backpackers Original hostel and loved it! The rooms were big, the beds were comfy, the bathrooms were clean, the staff were fantastic, and the food was great! The hostel is so heap and the fact that it includes a delicious breakfast is a huge bonus! I recommend staying at the original hostel and then partying... More 

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

BIg thanks for your awesome review of Hanoi hostels!! Pleased you loved our free breakie!! Have fun and all the best. VBH Crew Manager. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best hostel!!! Great atmosphere, friendly staff who are more than happy to help, great night time hostel activities and the Castaway Halong Bay cruise was incredible! Free breaky was great, fun bar deals come night time, heaps of computers to use on the chill out floor that has a balcony, beanbags, tv and a bar.

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

Cheers for your great review of our hostel and our Ha Long Bay trip - Castaways!!! All the best for your future travels. VBH Crew Manager. More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Ma May location for one night, fortunately for only one night. We arrived to the hostel right after Sapa (around 5am) and were lucky enough to take a quick nap in their common room and store our luggage there. Then we went to explore the city for the whole day. After we came back, around 9pm, we... More 

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

Hey thanks for taking the time to review our Downtown hostel. Feedback is always welcomed and I will pass this on to the teams. We have signs all over the hostel asking people to be quiet after hours and also 24/7 security on patrol so this usually does the trick but as you said some people do get a little... More 

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a private room on the 6th floor for 3 nights. The location is fantastic so much is just outside or only a 10min walk away. The staff were ok, probably reasonable for a hostel. The room was big but the bed was like a rock! The airport pick up never arrived and we only found out when... More 

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5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my time at the original Backpackers hostel. The location is great, very close to the lake and fantastic street food/restaurants. The hostel is clean and the beds are clean and comfortable. I would recommend not signing up for the all-female dorm option as it's smaller and noisier than some of the other rooms (it's closer to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everywhere in Asia, you see backpackers sporting the bull logo of Hanoi Backpackers on their singlets. After a couple of incidents with copycat hostels, we eventually made it to the real one and had a fantastic time. Great staff, and great atmosphere.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rooms were just okay, really small. Pub crawls are good every night if you want to party. You can arrange the castaway tour right at the front desk which is nice (if your into that). Castaway for me wasn't as good as I thought but it all depends who your with because your basically stranded on an island, I wouldn't... More 

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Address: 48 Ngo Huyen | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 0, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 23
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