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The Bookworm Hanoi

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
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A wonderful bookstore with cafe attached

A good collection of new and used books, and a staff who know what is on their shelves. Purchased... read more

Reviewed December 15, 2019
New Orleans, Louisiana
Great selection of books.

The location is a bit difficult to find unless you have a driver or cab that knows the street... read more

Reviewed December 10, 2019
Thomas F
Bangkok, Thailand
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44 Chau Long | Ba Dinh District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
+84 91 256 18 00
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Reviewed December 18, 2019 via mobile

Visited this bookstore and attached cafe this afternoon . They have an extensive selection of old and new titles. Bought two used books which were sadly sold at the same price as new books so I didn’t at all feel that I had made a...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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Reviewed December 15, 2019

A good collection of new and used books, and a staff who know what is on their shelves. Purchased some books, and the clerk kindly pointed out that all children's books were 20% off that week. When asked for a specific title, she walked to...More

Date of experience: December 2019
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Reviewed December 10, 2019

The location is a bit difficult to find unless you have a driver or cab that knows the street. Great selection of multi-language books and it does have a cafe which I did not use but it is located about 25 meters from Home Hanoi...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank Thomas F
Reviewed November 15, 2019 via mobile

Firstly the good things. You can get a really good coffee or tea here. We had a very unusual stir fried chicken with rice. The chicken was large chunks of what looked like chicken legs with some meat on them but mostly bone skin and...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed October 19, 2019 via mobile

The Bookworm Hanoi has a massive selection of books that cater to many different preferences. The website is super easy to use and makes ordering books very convenient.

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed October 2, 2019 via mobile

Unfortunately there aren't many bookstores throughout Vietnam, especially not ones where you can find used books. This here is just the perfect place to find English books of every kind. They also take your old books for a fair price. I was already desperate when...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 12, 2019

We went to the Bookworm a few times to look for books in English while we were in Hanoi and always found quite a few. There are also a lot of books on Vietnam. Highly recommended. They also buy used books. I look for used...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Freestategal
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Accidentally ran into this nice bookstore that sold both old and new books. I couldn’t resist buying few used books.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank elsimer
Reviewed April 18, 2019

We heard about this bookstore from Randy’s Bookstore in Hoi An. Lots of choice in reading material here and a quiet place to take your time to look around. They will buy back your books as well. Very satisfying place to visit if you have...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 5, 2019

Abit hard to spy from the main road but for the small blader indicating it's presence. There were two storeys of English books to browse here. Books by the same author were placed together but all the authors were not catalogued in alphabetical order, so...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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March 31, 2018|
Response from twiinklex | Reviewed this property |
9am to 7pm
Thom V
December 13, 2016|
Response from Betsey A | Reviewed this property |
this question needs to be directed to The Bookworm. I have no idea which books they have, and I think it changes with what they get in as trade-ins too.
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