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Little Hanoi Hostel 2
Ranked #11 of 333 Specialty Lodging in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
Singapore, Singapore
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124 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“excellent place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2012

was transferred from little hanoi 1 to 2, and i stayed in a dorm bed in little hanoi 2. well, it is a steep 6 storeys climb upwards, and the entrance is via a alleyway that can appear a little dodgy, but yeah, everything else is excellent.

they even place modem routers on every other floors to ensure we have internet access from any corner of the hostel. staff is excellent, always offering coffee and tea to us. they genuinely asked how was my day each night that i am back there. very homely feel. i am not sure if they do offer dorms in this place or is it just little hanoi 1, but to me both places have won me over with their hospitality, and either 1 or 2 will be an excellent choice.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled solo
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1 Thank frolicker_leon
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2012

We stayed at Little Hanoi Hostel 1 on Hang Ga Street, but there is nowhere to review it here and the hostels are linked to each other. We had been at a much worse place, where scams were rife, but moved here after hearing good things and we weren't disappointed. Ms. Kim is one of the best hosts we've had on our travels - she's friendly, very helpful and not at all pushy. She gave us honest advice and we trusted her judgement. We booked our Halong Bay tour through her and got exactly what she said we would. We told her that our bus driver had been rude upon our return and she immediately called them to lodge a complaint. She also allowed us to print our boarding passes for our flight without charge and arranged a reasonably priced taxi to the airport. Our room was comfortable with a soft, king-sized bed. It was the first time we had been able to relax properly for weeks, we finally felt safe and comfortable. We were just sad that we found this place at the end of our travels and could only stay 1 night! I'd be happy to stay there again and would recommend it to anyone.

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank ladymerry
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Valencia, Spain
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6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2012

The location was very good, just by the central lake in Ha Noi. Breakfast included, very tasty and good service. The room was a little cold, but considering it was the last floor ( 5th without elevator, btw), it was ok.

The staff helped us organizing the rest of our trip, calling to hotels for us (for free), and there was free computers and wifi in the rooms.

Cleaningness was ok, and maybe the room a little bit small.

Despite it, i would recommend it!!

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Joyci82
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Hong Kong
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2012

These guys make you feel like you've been mates for years. Completely welcoming, clean rooms, complimentary food & drink, and right on the lake. Forget about staying anywhere else.

  • Stayed January 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank DeanTV
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Munich, Germany
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2012

We booked a two bed room for 2nights in advance by phone with free pick up from the airport. Unfortunately we somehow missed the person, which was supposed to pick us up at the airport and consequently we took a taxi. And secound, a double bed was reserved by mistake instead of a two bed room.

Both issues were not a big deal and it wasn't even necessarily their fault. However, the exellent thing was, how freindly they cared about it. We were upgraded to a two bed room in the little hanoi hostel 3. Instead of having to pay the higher price, we even got a discout because of the airport pickup issue.

Putting in the nutshell, their friendliness and helpful behaivior was unmatched compared to any other place, in which I was staying. Regarding anything else I agree with the exellent comments most of the other reviewers were writing.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank T H
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2011

Rooms were cheap and clean. Fresh towels and fruit in your room every day.
The staff are amazing. They offer amazing advice. They will help you every way possible. This was the best hostel experience I've ever had.

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank Astrokisu
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Singapore, Singapore
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8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2011

Excellent location (right on the Hoan Kiem Lake), superbly helpful staff (they even organised a small dinner for everyone staying there), large, spacious and clean rooms and good breakfast.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Visalakshi
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Property: Little Hanoi Hostel 2
Address: 32 Le Thai To Street | Hoan Kiem, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Hanoi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #11 of 333 Specialty Lodging in Hanoi
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Little Hanoi Hostel 2 3*
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Little Hanoi Hostel 2! This quaint hostel is newly affiliated with the top-rated Little Hanoi Hostel at 48 Hang Ga Street and we are committed to providing the same level of service.Little Hanoi Hostel 2 is located in a quiet alley, right across the street from Hoan Kiem Lake at the heart of Hanoi's old quarter and within 2 to 10 minutes walking distance to tourist attractions and basic amenities such as the Water Puppet Theater, the weekend night market, major international banks and ATMs, grocery and convenient stores, shopping streets, restaurants and nightclubs.Guests may choose between single, double or twin rooms or a newly renovated 4 person dorm, all with classic wooden furniture, their own private modern bathrooms and air conditioning. All our rooms are serviced daily. Guests have access to free tea and coffee throughout the day.Our restaurant is open from 7:30AM to 9:00PM and offers both Western and Asian meal options at very reasonable prices.For the convenience of our guests, we also offer tourism services on demand and our knowledgeable staff can provide no-obligation information on tour options and make booking arrangements for Halong Bay, Sapa, Hoalu, Tamcoc, the Perfume Pagoda, City tours, Mai Chau, Hoa Binh or customized private tours to most regional destinations. Our staff can also help our guests with flight, train and bus bookings as well as visa extensions. ... more   less 
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