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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Hanoi Vietnam Backpacker Hostels Downtown

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Right in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter, our Downtown Hostel is known for its legendary bar, nightly parties and is a constant hive of activity. It is close to delicious street food and happening nightlife. Downtown offers both dorm and private rooms, all of which include breakfast and are air-conditioned during the night to ensure you have a comfortable nights’ sleep. Our restaurant and bar serves up tasty comfort food, local Vietnamese specialties and DAILY happy hours! We have awesome events including quiz nights, beer pong, themed dress-up nights and much much more…!!

We also offer:
- FREE computers for guest use
- FREE walking tours through the Old Quarter
- FREE water re-fills
- 24 Hour Reception with English and Vietnamese speaking Staff
- 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
- AND of course, our legendary free Nightly Pub Crawl

We have awesome travel desk staff who are ready to help with all your travel needs. Feel free to speak to them about anything from local daily recommendations to full country itinerary planning including a visit to our hostels in Hue, and Hoi An; an escape to paradise at our backpacker resort, Ninhvana; a chance to chill in our NEWEST Mui Ne Backpacker Village; a stay in our lively city hostel in Sai Gon; a rural countryside adventure in the North AND of course, we can’t forget to mention that we are the home of the original Castaways Island trip in Ha Long Bay!

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

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 8.9

  • Cleanliness 8.1

  • Facilities 8.4

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    25 Aug 2019
    Probably the best place to stay in Hanoi.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    06 Sep 2019
    Loved this place! Very social hostel. Only complaint is that the rooms are quite tight. I stayed in strung out, cant remember how many ppl room it is.
    USA, All Female Group, 25-30
  • 9.4


    15 Aug 2019
    Another great social hostel, with themed events every night! The staff are all fantastic, making an effort to get everyone involved with different games. VBH as a chain also helps you plan your trip through Vietnam if you’re wanting that stress taken off your hands! Finally, the topper is the great free breakfast with cheap additions to cure your hangover!
    Scotland, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    23 Aug 2019
    Spent my last night in Vietnam here. Had been avoiding VBH throughout my trip as I wanted to stick to non-party hostels but I'm very glad I chose here for a memorable and fun stay. Highly recommend if you're looking to meet people and socialise, fantastic atmosphere. Special shout-out to Georgina, one of the staff!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    15 Aug 2019
    The locker for my stuff wasnt secure even with a pad lock.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    15 Aug 2019
    Reccomend as top hostel if your wanting nightlife in Hanoi. Ac not the best though and pricey drinks
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3


    16 Aug 2019
    Super comfortable beds, but lack of privacy/no curtains. Also, my power outlet didn’t work (the plug kept falling out) and the bathrooms weren’t the cleanest, despite being cleaned every few hours. It was overall a good place to meet people, as everyone is very social. I’ve heard good things about the Castaways tour and regret not going on it, but would not recommend booking most other tours through then. I did Ninh Binh, and it was very tacky touristy, not what I was looking for.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    30 Aug 2019
    Nice location & fun evening/activities but be warned: they cut off A/C during the day which is almost criminal given the heat and humidity during the day. Bathroom is also quite smelly.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    10 Sep 2019
    Meh, it was okay. I preferred little charm Hanoi hostel. It was cheaper and cleaner and they have all day A/C
    Canada, Male, 18-24
  • 6.6


    28 Aug 2019
    This was a fun cool hostel but the main issue is there is no air con in the rooms at specific times and they feel like a SAUNA!!! The common rooms don’t have any aircon either. Hanoi is crazy humid and I think it’s completely unacceptable to not have aircon after 10pm. I changed hostels because my room was just TOO WARM and stuffy!!!!
    Ireland, Mixed Group, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


  • 2019

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Hanoi

  • 2018

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Hanoi

  • 2017

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Hanoi

  • 2016

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Hanoi

  • 2015

    1st, Most Popular Hostels Hanoi

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