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Hue Backpackers Hostel Reviews

10 Pham Ngu Lao St, Hue, Vietnam

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84%

Rating
800 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 81%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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49%

I didn't fell good in that place. There are many people in the staff but they are rude with not English speaker. The main toilet in the dining room it's dirty and dishes and other service were expensive.i have to say that they had a good breakfast!


86%

Really good place if you like to party and meet people, staff was friendly but the bartenders not so much, they probably are used to lots of rude travellers so I don't blame them


94%

Great social hostel in Hue within walking distance to the Citadel.


63%

This is a great place if your looking to meet other backpackers, they have a bar with cheap drinks and good food. We booked a private double room but weren't told we would actually be staying in an empty hotel across the road! The room was very basic, crawling with ants and the beds and pillows were rock solid. I even slept in my sleeping bag because the sheets were stained. I can't speak for the dorms but wouldn't recommend booking a double room here!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for staying with us while you were in Hue. My apologies for the room across the road. Thankyou for the feedback so we can rectify this problem. We are glad that you enjoyed the atmosphere and food at the hostel. We hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip

83%

Know what you're getting into! It's a good place but it's very fratty and loud. It has a college party atmosphere and there is cheap booze, loud music, and yelling going on throughout most of the night. If that's your thing then you've found the place. If you like sleeping but want to go out, just book elsewhere and hit the hue bars nearby this hostel.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for staying with us while you were in Hue. We agree with you. Our aim is to provide a fun atmosphere for backpackers to get together. If people do enjoy sleeping they are more than welcome to find accommodation that fits their needs, and if they still want to come and socialise they are more than welcome to join us. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip.

94%

Stay here if you like a party atmosphere. The staff,location and food are excellent

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for staying with us while you were in Hue. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay. Our aim is to provide a good atmosphere for our guests, and while we understand it is not always suitable for everyone, we do appreciate when our guests leave feeling satisfied

83%

Very nice place where to stay in Hue and meet other travellers, but maybe a bit noisy. Rooms are clean and ok. Staff is generally very nice. I only had a problem with one person at the reception. Very good value for money.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for staying with us while you were in Hue. Our bar and restaurant can be a bit busy at times. We always close it at 11pm out of respect for our customers trying to sleep in the rooms. My apologies for the reception staff who you had a problem with. We train our staff to give good customer service. Otherwise we are glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip.

74%

The place was fine. It has a nice balcony to chill out but the possibilities to interact with other people are quite limited to your dorms... The social are is fine but not well designed to socialize... The hostel is just fine compared to others I have been to. The location is very good though.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for staying with us while you were in Hue. We do like our balconies. They are a great place to chill. Unfortunately we did not design our social area as it was part of the building when we got it. However many people do socialise here everyday and have a very good time meeting other travellers. I hope that you enjoyed the rest of your trip.

83%

A little bit noisy, the internet is ULTRA slow that would barely allow to get anything done. Food is overpriced, breakfast is decent, beds are comfy and clean, restrooms are decent. The crowd is mostly scruffy backpackers.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thanks for staying with us in Hue. Sometimes the Wifi in Vietnam can be slow. We have tried to fix this problem as best we can. We are always happy to direct our customers to good local places if they wish to sample good, cheap local food. Our western food is comparitively priced to other western restaurants in the area. Unfortunately we are a backpacker hostel so most of our guests are scruffy backpackers. I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip

94%

Hue Backpackers - what a great hostel. Stayed at one of the sister hostels in Hanoi and loved it so couldn't resist staying here. Stayed in a private room, air con, and private bathroom, all great. Great atmosphere too, pub run is a must for a great night out. Food at the bar is delicious! Happy to stay again and recommend to others. Thanks


89%

Drink and tour prices were a bit expensive, with no towel being given which is a bit annoying. Otherwise, the rooms were great for a hostel, it has a great atmosphere for meeting new people, and the staff are very helpful.


89%

Good atmosphere


89%

staff are a bit useless, really good for a night out here, good club down the road and why not bar down the road too. good beaches a bit of shopping, nice hostel where everyone stays so very sociable. drinks well priced on happy hour. food a little expensive but good. we then went on to stay in both their other hostels in the chain in hanoi


77%

Nice hostel, good atmosphere and easy to meet people. I found that staff weren't very helpful if you wanted to travel independently rather than in their orgnaised tours


94%

Best hostel in Hue. Really great atmosphere, good food and great staff.


94%

Great place to stay, the bar/restaurant downstairs is really cool, very good if you want to socialize and/or have fun. The beds are comfortable, the restrooms are maybe a bit small but you can deal with that.


100%

Had a great time!!

  • 5th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Ireland
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Good hostel for the price. Nice and friendly staff. You could hear music all night from surrounding bars.

  • 3rd Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Just really the most fun hostel to stay at while in Hue.


80%

A really good stay at Hue Backpackers, comfortable beds and it is in a good location. The bathrooms weren't super flash (but definitely OK, not terrible), our taps were really difficult to use and turn off? Friendly staff, and a good restaurant/bar area downstairs. Good value for money :)


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