Hanoi Backpackers Hostel - Original Reviews
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I enjoyed my stay. The rooms were spotless as I don't know how many people came in to sweep/mop/polish the mirrors every day. They even have a guy that closes the blinds and windows and turns on the A/C every evening. You get a decent sized free breakfast too which is either eggs, pancakes or a bowl of fresh fruit. My only complaint was that after cleaning the room, the door was never locked so anyone could walk in. And banging on your door to tell you about drinks promos non stop kinda sucked!
A really good backpackers hostel offering all the essentials, western fod a good bar and tour booking opertunities. Obviously you have to do their Halong Bay castaway, even as a single traveler you won't regret it All the staff are really friendly and helpful- while I was on castaway they tried to sortout problems I was having with my Chinese visa It's location is great much closer to several key tourist sites than downtown. Cheaper options but this is The Origonal Hanoi Backpackers BUFFALO!
No ensuite bathrooms
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (1 review)
So good !! Nice rooms and brilliant bar crawl. Make sure you do castaways tour to halong bay.
Great in every way. Room was lovely and inexpensive. Recommend to anyone travelling to Hanoi. The tours and buses they offer are also great.
Loved my stay here. Would definitely recommend staying in the big dorm, met lots of great people there. Comfy beds with personal reading light & locker. There are cheaper places but you do get a free breakfast (scrambled eggs & baguette) & bar upstairs is great. Also, the burgers are amazing! Pub crawl to Hanoi Backpackers on Ma May every night was a good way of meeting people. Helpful tour desk, who I booked Castaway trip on Halong Bay with.
I loved this hostel! The staff are brilliant, especially the reps that do Halong Bay. Good food, good bar and really easy to meet people. Do the Castaways tour, it was one of the highlights of my trip, so much fun!
The hostel was great. If you're looking for a party hostel this is the place. If you want a quiet stay this is not the place for you. The castaway trip was great although again its like a frat house on spring break in cancun. If you want a qiuet experience this isn't for you. If you want to party in Ha Long bay you'll love it. Overall great time.
It was ok there, if you want to go for party than is the second one better but for a few quiet days it's good.
Great if looking for a social and very fun atmosphere. If you want a very quiet secluded journey though maybe not your spot. I loved it, and the " castaways" tour is awesome