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Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Downtown

9 Ma May, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Hanoi, Vietnam


  • 84%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

Property Information:

Welcome to Hanoi’s old quarter! With the surrounding area consisting of museums, postcard buildings, vibrant night life, markets, monuments and lakes. Staying at our Downtown Hostel you’ll be in the heart of all the activity.

We have designed our whole building with comfort, cleanliness and security in mind, without forgetting you are here to have a good time!

Breakfast is included with your stay and we have hydration stations around the hostel, especially important after a big night out! All of our rooms are air conditioned at night to ensure you have a comfortable nights sleep.

Choose between our private room boudoirs complete with en-suite bathroom, flat screen TV with cable and big comfy beds or our awesome dorm rooms which have secure lockers for big and small bags, are always kept clean and are a great way to meet new mates.

On the ground floor we have our restaurant and bar, which is renowned in the area for serving up tasty comfort foods and local Vietnamese food specials all at reasonable prices. With 3 large screen TV’s you won’t miss out on any of your favourite sports. We have happy hours and awesome events running daily, including BBQ’s, beer pong, themed nights and many more… Good times are our business!

We have an entire floor dedicated to chilling out and watching movies on our big screen. The area is decked out with a pool table, Foosball, books swap, WiFi, heaps of comfy sofas and bean bags, as well as an outdoor terrace to enjoy.

Our FREE daily walking tour takes you around the famous Old Quarter to get your bearings on everything from street food, local history and of course where to go for a fresh beer at one of the many street vendors!

Our knowledgeable travel team are here to help with all your travel needs and of course we are the home of our famous Castaways trip in Ha Long Bay.

Look out for the red buffalo and find our other hostel sites in Hanoi (Original & Downtown), Hoi An (DK’s House), Hue & Mountain View Sapa.

We look forward to having you stay with us, see you soon!

The VBH Downtown Crew

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  • Latest Review

    Best hostel I have been to in south east Asia. hands down you should stay here, as a solo traveller so easy to meet people. only caution is go do your own tours as booking with hem is too e pensive and from what I have heard not worth it.
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Hostel Awards

  • 2015 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Most Popular Hostels Hanoi
  • 2015 1st Most Popular Hostels Hanoi

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  • Credit Cards Not 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 below (see 'Things to Note' information).

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
88% 1418
21.0360411 105.8531856
Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Downtown
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