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    Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The Original

    48 Ngo Huyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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    • Very good34%
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    • Terrible4%
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    1 - 5 of 758 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My and my friend arrived in Vietnam Backpackers hostel the Original which was recommended by a friend. My luggage was lost due to a transfer in France, but they really helped me to get it back as soon as possible. They arrange a free walking...More

    Thank Hummeli27
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 2 weeks ago

    Hey, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a brilliant 5 star review, we really do appreciate it. We are super pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and had a great time on The Original Castaways Island trip. Its...More

    Reviewed September 12, 2017

    We stayed in the hostel for one night in order to join the hideaway tour the following day. The hideaway was one of the highlights of our trip in Vietnam. Hostel has a fun happy hour where games are played before a bar crawl joining...More

    Thank emilymayirwin
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded September 13, 2017

    Hey, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review, we really appreciate it. We are super pleased to hear that you had a great time with us and on our trip to Ha long Bay, but I think you mean "Castaways"...More

    Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

    We stayed in total 2 nights and it is one of the worst hostels I've been at. We asked for a private room and specifically asked if there was a window. Once we had paid 2 nights up front we ended up having a room...More

    Thank Alejandra O
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded September 13, 2017

    Hey, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate feedback as we are always looking for ways we can improve. It is disappointing for us to hear that you did not enjoy your stay, we investigate all reviews that...More

    Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

    I really liked Vietnam Backpackers Hostel - The Original. It is well located, clean and friendly. There is a great atmosphere in this hostel with lots of interesting backpackers coming and going. They have a happy hour in the rooftop bar every evening at 6pm....More

    Thank dkinsella
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded September 7, 2017

    Hey Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, it is very much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and liked the vibe we create within the hostel. It is also great to hear that...More

    Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

    VBH is a great hostel for meeting people and partying etc... real fun can happen here, along with safely Booking trips and things of that nature. My main issue was the AIR CON policy/timing, THE ROOMS WAS BOILING, i struggled to breathe it was. they...More

    Thank OhhWeveBeenThere
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded August 21, 2017

    Hey Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate feedback as we are always looking for ways we can improve. It is disappointing for us that you feel that a 1 star review is all we deserve, seen as...More

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    Kimberley F
    September 5, 2016|
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    Response from CarmenCarla111 | Reviewed this property |
    I did the Castaways trip it was amazing! The staff there give you a full run down on the trips and the quality of trips offered are among the best in the country as they are a western run company by western standards. A kiwi... More
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    Response from nick d | Reviewed this property |
    Yeh you can they have a secure room you can store all your bags
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    October 19, 2015|
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    Response from James V | Property representative |
    Hi There, We have a 24 hour reception at our Hanoi Hostels so Please make your way there and they will be able to help you. The address of our Downtown Hostel is number 9 Ma May Street. Thanks
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    "Roof top bar was cool"
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    "better to stay with the all-female dorm room"
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    "The higher floors has less rooms so it might be a better choice for privacy"
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    "Choose the private room for free breakfast and some privacy"
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