Hanoi Backpackers Hostel - Downtown Reviews
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Can't complain about this hostel! Great atmosphere, very secure, staff are always smiling and very helpful, every night has something going on in the bar. Short walk from the Bia Hoi quarter. I'd recommend doing the Cadtaways trip they offer, worth every penny!
Best hostel we stayed at in Vietname and Cambodia! Don't book the Halong Bay cruise with anyone else! AMAZING 3 days - worth every cent!!
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 25-30
- (1 review)
Amazing place, amazing people and staff and a great trip to halong bay. Private rooms could be cheaper, 25$ a night per person is a lot for a hostel.
Castaways tour is well worth doing. Bar and pub crawl is good craic. Recommendations: Have shower gel/shampoo in the rooms Have proper Vietnamese food in the bar Overall, a great place to stay.
This hostel is a good place to stay. It is a party hostel (only til 11pm), but it is advertised as such. I was able to book a HaLong Bay tour as well as sleeper bus tickets. It has a nice chilled out atmosphere.
Hostel is really good, and had everything you would need is there.
Good Hostel, very big and very busy. Tours are extremely expencive
Party hostel with good quality trips. Very easy to meet people, so great for backpackers travelling alone
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
The rooms were extremely unclean, dark and strange smell. The beds were as hard as concrete and the floor appeared a more desirable option. The internet in room did not work. The breakfast in morning was small and the staff got our order wrong twice. We we told her that she gave us attitude as if we got in wrong. Poor experience and food wasn't much better The bar area was good and had a good atmosphere to meet other travellers. Overall No value for money better to go to 3* hotel.
This place is THE place to stay in Hanoi if you want to meet people from everywhere in the world. The hostel offer a really nice common area with a bar (amaizing atmosphere during night) and restaurant (western food). I spent a really good time there, the location is really nice and people really friendly. I don't recommand tours which are expensive
Very good hostel. Trips are abit over priced though also taxi to the airport is cheaper at a shop 100yrds down the road!
Obviously the place to stay to meet fellow backpackers looking for the same thing. Quality facilities and effort by the local staff, but the main reps were pretty predatory...
Very good, sociable hostel in the old quarter, very close to some of the key things to see. Nice chilled out common area and very lively bar downstairs great for meeting others with bar crawls on every night. Rooms pretty standard, come with own locker, socket and light though which is a bonus. Offer several trips, heard great hints about the Sapa trip, Castaway trip is good to se Halon Bay but I would recommend doing this by your own accord as the trip they offer is rather forced fun
Great location in old town with plenty of good places to eat nearby. Bar closes way too early so the hostel offers a pub crawl but often times the pub crawl leaders get really drunk themselves and aren't too helpful. Castaways is way overpriced but definitely still worth doing :)
Security is great, you can leave your luggage in LARGE lockers situated under the beds during your stay AND before your check in or after your check-out if you need to leave your luggage at the hostel you can leave for free your luggage in a big room which is watched by a guy at 24/24h and you are given a ticket to take your luggage back. JUST PERFECT! Showers are clean Staff is nice and helpful
If you are looking for a party hostel, this is perfect. There is a bar downstairs and every night there is a different party. If that is not your scene, you will not like this place.