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    The Drift Backpackers Hostel

    42 Truong Han Sieu Street | Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent42%
    • Very good13%
    • Average26%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible11%
    Apr 16, 2016
    “A one night experience”
    Mar 29, 2016
    “hardcore backpacking experience”
    Oct 29Oct 30
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    1 - 5 of 51 reviews

    Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

    I got the night for free included in a bus ticket.. otherwise I never had gone there.. it's horribly torn and ruined conditions in all rooms.. bathrooms..staff very rude and nearly as drunk as the customes.. a lot of longstanding guys which actually very really...More

    Thank Ulrike B
    Reviewed March 29, 2016

    Unsophisticated accommodation best suited for those travelers who are indifferent to comfort and need a cheap bed to spend the night. For $2.50/night one is offered a bunk bed, a free breakfast (consisting of a 100 gram loaf of white bread, a fried egg and...More

    Thank reinhardtp2016
    Reviewed February 24, 2016 via mobile

    Horrible horrible service! Place is crawling with bugs. Laundry service terrible. We had two bags of washing done which they charged us a disgusting amount 40000. Then lost a bag and proceeded to tell us we were lying and actually had it. They threatened to...More

    Thank Emma & G
    Reviewed February 20, 2016 via mobile

    Dirty room, dirty beds, dirty bathroom. I'm pretty sure most jail cells are cleaner and better kept than this place. While the location is pretty central, everything else is horrible. Down to the company that runs the hostel. Highly recommend you go anywhere else.

    Thank M H
    Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

    BEDBUGS. We stayed one night and left with bedbugs. It's taken several days off of our limited time in Vietnam dealing with the stress and physical discomfort, not to mention the hassle and frustration of trying to eradicate the bedbugs from our belongings. The hostel...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Price range
    • $6 - $7 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 80
    • Location
    • Vietnam >
    • Hanoi
    • Also Known As
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    "Don't choose room C"
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    "stay here, if you dare"
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    "Don't stay here if you need luxury this is a true backpackers experience"
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    "best value for money"
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