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Vientiane Backpackers Hostel

No. 13 Norkeokoummarn Road | Ban Mixay, Vientiane 856, Laos
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Vientiane Backpackers Hostel
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really nice hostel in a great location. The dorm rooms are nice (although be prepared to climb lots of stairs!!) and the showers are luxury! The tv room is also soo good, it's so comfortable and a great way to meet people whilst watching a movie! Really nice staff and the free breakfast had great options!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i came back and stayed here again to do thai visa ( 6 months ago ) , everything were similar before we stayed , evrything were good the breakfast for free ( good) you can have 3 choices and coffee or tea , close to many cheap restaurant and walking distance to morning and night market , good time to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really found this hostel to be quite poor, the beds were damp and had a pit in the middle so it hurt my back while sleeping. They had no luggage room for when you were checking in or out, the breakfast was pretty poor as well. Showers and toilets were not clean, and there was very few of them... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Fairly clean, friendly staff, good Internet, okay shower but a great place to meet other travelers. It seems that this place is a good hub to travel elsewhere in the region. The staff was helpful, they helped me find good transportation to other city.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 via mobile

I spend at this place 5 nights in a 12 beds dorm room . The room was clean and cozy with air conditon in the room and wifi was the best i have had at a hotel . Breakfast is very nice , it is great value for money . If you want looking vientiane backpacker Hostel you can ask... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Good location for a few nights, nothing special about it. Bit annoying that the toilets/showers are on the bottom floor if you are staying on the 3rd floor. Air con works well and the free breakfast is Ok

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

I am very torn between 2 or 3 stars for this place. Landed on 3 because the staff is very friendly. I came here with my wife for 3 nights. Got here at night in the rain so we didn't want to shop around. We were planning on finding a better hostel the next day but met some friends here... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

The only reason I didn't rate this lower than average, is because the staff are quite friendly and helpful, breakfast is included and the location is actually very good. That's about it for the positives. Booked online for a 12 person dorm but were placed in a 20 person dorm. I let that one slide, as the other dorm looked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stayed in a 24-bed dorm for two nights. The dorms were clean as were the facilities. Wifi is choppy in the bedrooms but ok in the communal area. There is access to computers, drinks and a locked storage space under the bunks. There is no lock on the dorm so make sure you have a padlock for your storage.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

The right place to stay, lots of backpackers and it's in the center with all the restaurants and bars etc. Rooms where good, the fans did their job in the dorm and free breakfast is always a victory. They rent out bicycles and scooters and arrange bus tickets and visas, but when you your own transportation you can go to... More 

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