Your Home in Paradise: The Best Hostels In Vietnam

How to find the best hostels in Vietnam for your trip

The best way to see a lot of Vietnam in the most cost efficient way AND meet other travellers while doing so is to stay in hostels – duh! Vietnam is a long country with amazing things to do, see and experience from its tip to its tail. Luckily, we have awesome hostels dotted along the entire length of the country so you can sample a taste of it all. Here’s our ultimate guide on where to stay in Vietnam!

Jump straight to:

  1. Best hostels in Vietnam for solo travellers
  2. Best hostels in Vietnam for couples
  3. Best party hostels in Vietnam
  4. Best hostels in Vietnam with private rooms
  5. Best city centre hostels in Vietnam
  6. Best of the rest Vietnam hostels


Best hostels in Vietnam for solo travellers

Republik Backpackers Hostel – Hanoi

This stylish design-led hostel is one of our favourite bases for exploring Northern Vietnam. Each bed comes with a privacy curtain, reading light, personal locker and mini fan for keeping you cool AF. There’s also a cinema room, chill out area and a bar with free beer every single day… admit it, Republik Backpackers Hostel has just shot to the top of your list!

Hostel highlights:

  • Incredible rooftop views
  • Awesome bar
  • Delicious food

🏠 Address: 14A Phùng Hưng, Hàng Mã, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Hanoi Old Quarter

Book your stay at Republik Backpackers

Nexy Hostel – Hanoi

Nexy Hostel is all about social vibes; blending authentic Vietnamese charm with contemporary design. A destination in its own right, Nexy Hostel has an awesome rooftop hangout spot with great views across Hanoi.


Hostel highlights:

  • Vibrant social areas
  • Games room
  • Free breakfast

🏠 Address: 12 Phố Tô Tịch, Hàng Gai, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Hanoi Old Quarter

Book your stay at Nexy Hostel

Mojzo Dorm – Nha Trang

With glorious views of the nearby mountains, free beer every day and close proximity to the beach, Mojzo Dorm is the perfect hostel for unwinding and relaxing. The friendly local staff are always on hand to offer tips and guidance to ensure that you get the most from your stay here.

Hostel highlights:

  • Family rooftop dinners
  • Amazing staff
  • Beach vibes

🏠 Address: 76 Nguyễn Thị Minh Khai, Tân Lập, Thành phố Nha Trang, Khánh Hòa 650000

🏘 Neighbourhood: Central Nha Trang

Book your stay at Mojzo Dorm

Roll Hostel – Da Nang

The chilled atmosphere at Roll Hostel keeps guests coming back again and again. A truly aesthetic hostel, Roll is Instagram perfect at all times and ready for its close up!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free bike rental
  • Free walking tours
  • Video games room

🏠 Address: 84 Cao Bá Quát, An Hải Trung, Sơn Trà, Da Nang

🏘 Neighbourhood: Son Tra District, Da Nang

Book your stay at Roll Hostel


Best hostels in Vietnam for couples

Luxury Backpackers – Hanoi

The name says it all for this fabulous Old Quarter gem. Whether it’s in an ultra-stylish, modern dorm or a glamorous private room with its own balcony, it’s safe to say you’ll be living in luxury here. Don’t forget to hit up the staff for some expert tips on booking a Ha Long Bay tour!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Welcome drink
  • Amazing staff

🏠 Address: Phường Hàng Trống, 56 Ngõ Huyện, Hàng Trống, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Hanoi Old Quarter

Book your stay at Luxury Backpackers Hanoi

Memory Hostel – Da Nang

Memory Hostel looks as though it’s jumped straight from the pages of a design magazine. Providing interior and home decor goals, Memory Hostel’s tile game is something else! Throw in some lush green plants, exposed brickwork and a patterned spiral staircase and trust us, your Instagram feed will have never looked better!

📷 @willnguyenn

Hostel highlights:

  • Rooftop cocktail bar
  • Romantic double room
  • Free city tours

🏠 Address: 03 Trần Quốc Toản, Phước Ninh, Hải Châu, Da Nang

🏘 Neighbourhood: Hai Chau District, Da Nang

Book your stay at Memory Hostel

The Seaside Bungalow – Hoi An

Perched a mere 60 seconds walk from the beach, The Seaside Bungalow is the perfect place to stay in Hoi An for those souls who love the feel of sand between their toes. As well as regular BBQs and bonfires on the beach, this hostel offers guests a free countryside tour around Hoi An including visiting a rice field and a boat trip on a beautiful island. Anchors away!

Hostel highlights:

  • Beach camping
  • Homemade food
  • Moped rental

🏠 Address: Điện Dương, Điện Bàn, Quảng Nam, Vietnam, Điện Dương, Điện Bàn, Quảng Nam

🏘 Neighbourhood: Ha My Beach

Book your stay at The Seaside Bungalow


Best party hostels in Vietnam

Central Backpackers – Hanoi

This downtown oasis in the heart of Hanoi is Vietnam’s biggest hostel and is famed for it’s stellar bar boasting nightly parties and free beer on the reg! Don’t forget the daily happy hours and onsite restaurant dishing up super-tasty local comfort food. We’re sold!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free nightly pub crawls
  • Free walking tours
  • Free breakfast

🏠 Address: 16 Lý Quốc Sư, Hàng Trống, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Hanoi Old Quarter

Book your stay at Central Backpackers Hanoi

Vietnam Backpacker Hostels – Hue

This hostel on Hue’s main backpacker street is where party animals unwind after finishing the legendary Hai Van Pass motorcycle tour. The bar is always popping, with daily happy hours, free beer and rowdy pub quizzes, and the amazing staff are always hosting games to get everybody involved in the fun!

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Cooking classes
  • Boat trips

🏠 Address: 10 Phạm Ngũ Lão, Phú Hội, Thành phố Huế, Thừa Thiên, Hue

Book your stay at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels Hue

iHome – Nha Trang

Nha Trang’s premier party hostel has a rooftop bar with unlimited free beer for an hour every night, as well as its very own escape room where you can use your brains to try and win a special prize – just make sure you enjoy these activities the right way round! Our guests say it’s a great place to meet fellow travellers, and it also has the added bonus of being right next to the beach!

Hostel highlights:

  • Nightly social events
  • Games room
  • Free breakfast

🏠 Address: 31E2, Biệt Thự, Tân Lập, Thành phố, Nha Trang

Book your stay at iHome Nha Trang


Best hostels in Vietnam with private rooms

Ninhvana Backpackers Hostel – Nha Trang

Need somewhere that’ll pamper you like the royalty you are? Dahhhling, you deserve it, and Ninhvana Backpackers luxury hostel resort is the hostel for the job. With chefs cooking up lip-smacking local cuisine, DJs pumping out great tunes, a bar serving killer cocktails AND spa services on site, you may find it hard to leave this incredible hostel. If you do though, why not embark on one of their organised guided jungle tours?

Hostel highlights:

  • TWO swimming pools
  • Kayaking
  • Outdoor cinema

🏠 Address: Thon Tay, Ninh Van, Ninh Hoa, Ninh Vân, Ninh Hòa, Khánh Hòa

🏘 Neighbourhood: Ninh Van Bay

Book your stay at Ninhvana Backpackers Hostel

Under the Coconut Tree – Hoi An

Relax in a beautiful bamboo hut and hide away among the trees in this peaceful hostel paradise. As well as a great location and beach out front, Under the Coconut Tree also offers guests bicycle and motorbike hire if, for some strange reason, you feel like leaving paradise and heading back to civilisation.

Hostel highlights:

  • Beach BBQ’s
  • On-site bar
  • Laid back vibes

🏠 Address: Tổ 7 Làng An Bằng, Cẩm An, Tp. Hội An, Quảng Nam

🏘 Neighbourhood: An Bang Village

Book your stay at Under the Coconut Tree

Lustig Hostel – Sapa

What do you need after a hard day’s trekking in Northern Vietnam? A comfy bed? A hot shower? A rooftop BBQ and beers with a mountain view? Okay, now you’re just being greedy… but it’s nothing that Lustig Hostel can’t handle! After a night’s rest, a hearty free breakfast will set you up to head out hiking again.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Luxurious budget friendly rooms
  • Local expert staff

🏠 Address: 762 Đường Điện Biên Phủ, TT. Sa Pa, Sapa town, Lào Cai

Book your stay at Lustig Hostel


Best city centre hostels in Vietnam

Old Quarter View – Hanoi

Located in the Old Quarter, Hanoi’s ultimate backpacker haven, this super clean hostel has a great vibe. With a simple orange and white design, fresh towels on every bed and sociable balconies in almost every room, Old Quarter View Hanoi Hostel is definitely one of the best places to stay.

Hostel highlights:

  • Awesome location
  • Free beer
  • Lively common areas

🏠 Address: 3-5 Ngõ Nội Miếu, Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Hanoi

🏘 Neighbourhood: Hanoi Old Quarter

Book your stay at Old Quarter View

Vy Da Backpackers Hostel – Ho Chi Minh City

Located in the heart of HCMC, only a 3-minute walk to Ben Thanh Market and the iconic Reunification Palace, Vy Da Backpackers is THE place to meet other travellers and swap travel stories. The hostel gives guests a helping hand with free WiFi throughout the building, free maps and expert advice, as well as providing tours and bus transportation services.

📷 @julesthecapulet

Hostel highlights:

  • Amazing atmosphere
  • Private rooms with balconies
  • On-site restaurant

🏠 Address: 33/1 Nguyễn Trung Trực, Phường Bến Thành, Quận 1, Ho Chi Minh City

🏘 Neighbourhood: HCMC District 1

Book your stay at Vy Da Backpackers

Kon-Tiki Hostel – Da Nang

Located in the new centre of Da Nang, Kon-Tiki hostel offers both dorm and private accommodation, all of which are air-conditioned through the night to make your sleep as cool as possible. They also offer 24-hour reception, large TVs in the bar and an outdoor roof terrace with a great landscape view.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Buzzing bar
  • Quirky themed design

🏠 Address: 12, Triệu Việt Vương, An Hải Trung, Sơn Trà, Da Nang

Book your stay at Kon-Tiki Hostel


Best of the rest Vietnam hostels

DaBlend – Ho Chi Minh City

Located just outside of the crazy tourist area, DaBlend Hostel gives you the chance to experience an authentic, local neighbourhood. Don’t worry about being out of the loop, the nightlife of Ho Chi Minh City is still just 15 minutes away by bus or taxi, and the hostel arranges for guests to go partying together in District 1. Get all the sociable vibes with the comforting knowledge that you’ll still get a good night’s sleep. You’re welcome.

Hostel highlights:

  • Free breakfast
  • Games room
  • Two rooftop terraces

🏠 Address: 417/2 Hoà Hảo, Phường 5, Quận 10, Ho Chi Minh City

🏘 Neighbourhood: HCMC District 5

Book your stay at DaBlend Hostel

Rom Casa Hostel – Da Nang

This quirky hostel is housed in shipping containers and located between the Han River and Da Nang’s most bitchin’ beaches. One of the coolest places to stay in Vietnam and definitely one of the most unique, Rom Casa Hostel even boasts a swimming pool in a shipping container. Go on, dive in!

📷 @sommers_j

📷 @candywyan

Hostel highlights:

  • BBQ area
  • Busy bar
  • Instagrammable design

🏠 Address: 26 An Thượng 4, Bắc Mỹ An, Ngũ Hành Sơn, Da Nang

🏘 Neighbourhood: Da Nang District 4

Book your stay at Rom Casa Hostel

Tribee Cham – Hoi An

Tribee Cham places big emphasis on the sociability of travelling in Vietnam, encouraging guests to mingle and make friends. The brightly coloured rooftop is a wonderful place to enjoy the hostel’s free breakfast selection and free beer twice a week. Tribee Cham, you sure are charming!

Hostel highlights:

  • AMAZING unlimited free breakfast
  • Free cooking classes
  • Street food tours

🏠 Address: 58 Bà Triệu, Phường Cẩm Phổ, Thành phố, Hoi An, Quảng Nam

Book your stay at Tribee Cham

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