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Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Downtown

Group of 15 or more?

Contact our Group Travel team directly for a tailor made solution for your group

  • Perfect Location
  • Marvelous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvelous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

#1 Hostelworld Hostel in Hanoi in 2016!!

Located in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, our Downtown Hostel is known for its legendary bar, nightly big parties, it is a constant a hive of activity. It is close to delicious street food and pumping bars. However, If you’re after more of a chilled out, homely hostel then check out our sister hostel Vietnam Backpackers - The Original! It’s a short walk away from Downtown, just by St Joseph’s Cathedral.

Downtown offers both dorm and private rooms, all of which are air-conditioned during the night to ensure you have a comfortable nights sleep. Breakfast is included and we also have placed hydration stations (free drinking water) around the hostel, especially important after a big night out!!

Our restaurant and bar serves up tasty comfort food, local Vietnamese food specialities and DAILY happy hours! We have awesome events including quiz nights, beer pong, themed dress-up nights and much much more… Good times are our business!

We also offer:
- FREE BEER 5pm-6pm
- FREE computers for guest use
- FREE walking tours through the Old Quarter
- 24 Hour Reception
- Airport Pick Ups
- Visa Invitation Letters
- Chill-out floor with a pool table, foosball and comfy sofas and bean bags
- Large TVs by the bar so you don’t miss out on your favourite sports
- Outdoor roof terrace with a great streetscape view

We have an awesome travel crew who are ready to help with all your travel needs and of course we can’t forget to mention that we are the home of the original Castaways Island trip in Ha Long Bay! Beware of imitators, there are many.

Look out for our Red Buffalo and find our other hostel sites in Hoi An (DK’s House) & Hue

We look forward to showing you an unforgettable stay in Hanoi!

The VBH Downtown Crew
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Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Downtown Located at 9 Ma May, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Hanoi.
Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Downtown
Hanoi 100000 9 Ma May, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi
89% 2181
21.0358930 105.8533179
Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Downtown
    Rooms available Standard 6 Bed Mixed Dorm Standard 12 Bed Female Dorm Standard 12 Bed Mixed Dorm Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite Deluxe Twin Private Ensuite Deluxe Double Bed Private Ensuite Standard 10 Bed Mixed Dorm Deluxe 3 Bed Private Ensuite Standard 8 Bed Mixed Dorm Ensuite

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Sun 23 Oct 2016 - Wed 26 Oct 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" Great hostel, clean, friendly and a great vibe all the time!! Beds are comfy with lockers lights and a plug! Showers are clean and hot. Breakfast is awesome as are all staff!! "

- Anonymous
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  • Free

    Free Breakfast Linen Included Free City Maps Free WiFi Free Internet Access

  • General

    Wheelchair Friendly Security Lockers Key Card Access Common Room Elevator Air Conditioning Hot Showers Cable TV Outdoor Terrace Reading Light Hair Dryers For Hire Ceiling Fan Safe Deposit Box Steam Room

  • Services

    Internet Access Airport Transfers Bicycle Hire Towels for hire Luggage Storage 24 Hour Reception Tours/Travel Desk Currency Exchange ATM Postal Service 24 Hour Security Housekeeping Late check-out Wake-up calls

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant Bar Cafe

  • Entertainment

    Games Room Pool Table Foosball Wi-Fi



Credit Cards Accepted Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated above (see 'Things to Note' information).


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