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The very definition of a party hostel. The downstairs bar is always packed, you can organise trips from here, plus a more chilled upstairs common area. Clean, loads of showers and toilets, great location, hangover breakfast included is a godsend. If you can get over the magaluf uniLad feel to it you'll meet brilliant people here and have a brilliant time.
Great hostel! I had a great time. It's definitely a party hostel, although I do think it's possible to get a good rest if you're not unlucky with your roommates. Only cons are: turning off the AC during the day... (I know most hostels do this, but I could never give it 5*s, as being in your room during the day is just unbearable), and the fact that at 9pm music is so loud in the bar that it makes almost impossible to talk and meet other travelers... However I do recommend it!
The trips this hostel offers might be a bit overpriced, but it is a perfect place to start your trip through Vietnam, easy to meet people since the staff organises games every night.
Tidy room, mine came with a towel and toiletries which was helpful since I had very little luggage. The bar area was good, lots happening with something going on every night. The staff were very helpful.
Awesome welcoming hostel right in the center. Nice bar in the hostel and very helpfull staff. Don't get scammed and just book castaway tours. Only the wifi and shared computers sucks. On the other hand, I have never seen a hostelcomputer that works.
This is a big, party hostel but it is also clean, with free breakfast and good food/ drinks. Nice staff and if you want to get away from the noise you can. I met some great people despite feeling slightly insecure from all the big groups and loud, awful music. Also a great place to buy / sell your motorbike.
Hostel in a great location in the Old Quarter and makes it easy to get about the city. Great atmosphere and easy to get on with other travellers. Staff all really helpful and encourage people to get involved. Having stayed twice either side of a trip to Halong Bay we were put in a 12 bed dorm when we had booked 6 bed dorms on each occasion. Using the Hostelworld App I was unable to check this at the time. Only disappointment.
Great Hostel! Female dorm was clean. Bathrooms were fine and shower excellent. Free breakfast was standard but good. Did the castaways trip to Halong Bay which was great fun although on the pricy side. Luggage storage room was great so we could leave stuff when going on the trip. Security here was great. Bar was good fun and the evening activities are a good way to meet people. Food was great but pricier than elsewhere. Same goes for drinks. Laundry here was good. Would highly recommend!
Amazing atmosphere and staff were incredible. Food was also all delicious and breakfast was amazing. Rooms were spacious and had lots of rooms for your bags and your own personal plug and safety box. Would definitely recommend. Best hostel I have stayed in in all of Asia and so cheap!
Staff didn't seem to have any knowledge of what was going on. Gave wrong information about basically everything I asked. Castaway tour was awful. The guides were complete idiots. Facilities were nice and would recommend staying here because its a clean place. Although be prepared they jam alot of beds in a small room.
This hostel is the best!!! We had 7 people in the group and stayed there for 3 nights and everyone thought it was amazing and had a great time. The staff are friendly and helpful. The location is great, near the food places and all the tour company. No need to worried about starving. We made lots of friends from different places around the world. Everyday there is a special event which is very fun!! The atmosphere were fantastic.
very good! good hostel!!
- Novice Nomad
- South Korea
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
We had a twin room which was hotel standard, but with all the advantes and facilities of this hostel. That said, it is a proper party place, so if you want to chill then not so great. Lovely 5th floor balcony, great for having a smoke and watching the craziness of the old town below. Staff were super helpful and booked us a bus and then the Hue - Hoi An motorbike hire, bag transfer and hostels at either end.
One of the best hostels in Vietnam. Amazing atmosphere, free drinks for literally no reason, games and activities every night, helpful and friendly staff and amazing links to the rest of Vietnam (buses, trips, activities etc.) 10/10
Great party hostel but don't plan on getting a great night's sleep if that's what you're looking for! Castaways trip was a major highlight!
Was a good place to meet people and the clean was nice!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Amazing spot if you are looking to meet people or party, otherwise stay away! Super loud, super crazy, super fun.
Good hostel with a good location, though a bit rowdy at times. If you want to party nonstop, this is your place, but if you want to take even one night off, stay elsewhere and go to the bar here.
I don't usually go for the party style hostels but I was glad I chose this one. If you join in you'll have a good time! Great atmosphere, good staff, clean bathrooms. Dorms were a bit small though. Stayed in a 6 bed and there wasnt much space move around/put your bag. Free breakfast and a good common area on the 5th floor with pool, table football, movies and a bank of computers.
This is a super social place to be! The location is great because you walk to all the main sites in Hanoi from here, as well as get great advise from the staff for where to go for just about anything. They also will help you with bookings on cool trips around the country. The fifth floor with full-time security for luggage storage, a pool table, foosball, and several computers is an easy place to hang out if you don't want to be down on the main floor.