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Great party hostel. Don't stay here if you want a good nights sleep! Food was great and staff were brilliant at booking our halong bay tour.
Amazing hostel for me - it had a great party atmosphere, amazing chill out area on the 5th floor, very friendly staff, superb location, good breakfast; I very much recommend the place!
Definitely a party place. Good location with a cool atmosphere. Prepare yourself to drink a lot!
such an awesome social hostel. Loved the bar and the common area upstairs. Always something going on and the rooms are really comfy. The food is also incredible even if it is quite expensive.
Because it's a hostel-chain, they exactly know how to do it and everything is perfect in these hostel!
The facilities were very clean. Security is great - you get a ticket for your stored bags which is checked later by the guard to make sure you're not taking anyone else's bag. Also great that this hostel has a lot of common area to socialize and meet a lot of people. That said, it can get a bit crazy after hours from the late night partiers and you won't be able to catch much sleep here.
Whilst hostel is brilliant for socialising and great choice in trips and things to do and near to lots of places in Hanoi, it's a very big party hostel. Every night people get drunk and dance on tables whilst people are still eating. Some staff were really pushy into booking castaway aka booze cruise. Others really helpfully in booking taxis and trips. 4 hour laundry service stopped before 6pm...
The best hostel I stayed in. Amazing atmosphere, great bar and great staff and free maps and printer use- Highly recommended!
LOVED this hostel everything about it was great and the staff are so helpful! Great party place but after 11 when the bar crawl starts it quietens down if you need an early night. Would come back and recommend to others!
The location is great, rooms and bathrooms are good and they organize a lot of activities. Downside: wifi didn't worked properly. Note: it's a party hostel. If that's not your thing, stay somewhere else. If it is, this is the place to be
I officially feel clean now I've left. Damp rooms, wet beds, bleached clothing and staff who don't care. If staff put as much effort into their customer care as their decorating skills this hostel would be great.
Altogether definitely a party hostel. If you want to get to sleep before 11:30pm every night, go somewhere else. If you want really dependable internet, go somewhere else. If you want to meet lots of other backpackers and party, go to Hanoi Backpackers Hostel.
I have now stayed here two times, so i think its safe to say I recommend it.
Clean rooms and comfortable beds. Each bed has its on littl lockable safe, bed lights and power outlet. Awesome bar down stairs and huge common room upstairs with a big screen tv, pool table and computers! Just a heads up that the tour desk is pretty pricey so shop around.
I think it's impossible to write anything bad about this hostel. This place has everything that you could ever want in a hostel. The staff speak great English and try to help wherever they can and it's a hub to meet all sorts of travelers. Make this your stay whilst in Hanoi
This hostel is great! Everyone is super friendly and helpful, the pub crawls led by the staff are always fun. The lounge area is awesome, and the restaurant makes tasty (if not a little pricy) food. The free breakfast in the morning is a little lack luster but totally adequate. It's never too loud because there are several doors that block sound on your way up to your room. I would definitely recommend this hostel! Even if you don't stay there, go there for the people and the party!
A hostel that really knows what backpackers are looking for ! Love the storage room for backpacks, nice breakfast and if you arrive in the morning you can use the showers and common areas! Thumbs up!
This is a really sociable and lively hostel in Hanoi, perfect if you want to party a lot or are a lone traveller. However I found the hostel to be a tad damp inside some of the dorms. Also be careful when booking tours as they often fail to give you the full information and some, such as Sapa, are overpriced. Still, it was one of the best hostels I have stayed in for a long time and the bar is packed every night.
Overall really good. Only negative was the terrible wifi.
I have told everyone ive met about this hostel, cannot speak any higher of it! Make sure to book the castaway tour but you have to book it through the hostel. Craziest 3 days of my life so worth the money. I will be back to work here one day!