Free WiFi
Free Breakfast

The Drift Backpackers Hostel

Free Cancellation Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.

363 Total Reviews
Perfect Location
Superb Staff
Fantastic Cleanliness

Property Description

Welcome to The Drift Backpackers Hostel, a social yet relaxing hostel nestled in the heart of Hanoi's stunning tree-lined streets.

Here's why you should book your stay in Hanoi with the Drift 👇
• FREE daily breakfast buffet
• Terrace offering a view on St Joseph Cathedral and some calm from the buzzing streets of the Old Quarters
• Central location, with many local cafes and street food vendors 👉 ask our staff for recommendations!
• Our dedicated team will assist you with all your travel arrangements, including giving travel tips
• We arrange tours in Sapa, Ninh Binh, Ha Long Bay and Ha Giang Loop including pickup/drop off from The Drift, as well as meals, activities and accommodation for you to enjoy a hassle free and memorable stay in North Vietnam
• Receive one free night at The Drift Backpackers Hostel by booking the Ha Giang Loop tour at our reception desk

Our dorm rooms are equipped with: aircon, Wifi, private balconies, ensuite bathrooms (with soap and shampoo), reading lights, shelves, curtains for privacy and personal lockers beneath each bunk bed. For couples travelling together, we even offer double beds in our dorms.

We also provide a laundry service, towel rental, SIM card purchase, and a pool table.

If you've stayed with us already and were satisfied with our hostel and staff, please leave us a review and get 10% off your next stay at The Drift Backpackers Hostel! We look forward to seeing you soon 😉

Terms and conditions:

Cancellation policy: 1 day before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or no-show, you will be charged the full amount of your booking.
Check-in anytime from 2PM. Check-out before 11AM.
24-hour reception.
Payment upon arrival by cash, or credit card (3% fee)
Property may pre-authorize the credit card before arrival.
Taxes included.
Breakfast included (from 7AM to 10AM, on the terrace at the second floor)
No curfew.
Pet friendly.
*This is a chill hostel, If you want something more party we suggest our sister hostel HANOI BACKPACKERS HOSTEL AND ROOFTOP BAR.
*FREE cancellation until the day of your reservation
*18 or older only
*We accept CASH VND, USD and CARD (3% fee)
*Early check-in and late check-out are not always available. (Fees apply)

Reviews & Ratings

363 Total Reviews
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Nov 26, 2023
nice spot to stay in Hanoi, stuff is helpful and breakfast in common area is really good!
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Male, 25-30
Nov 25, 2023
Would recommend it a thousand times over. One of the best hostels I've been to but what truly made it special was Peter. He really made me feel welcome and worked so hard to make everyone feel at home. He takes great care of the planning of your trip and answers all questions you might have. Super comfortable beds and everything is very clean. Stayed there multiple times and it couldn’t be better!
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Male, 25-30
Nov 24, 2023
High recommend Convenient location, lovely friendly staff.. the breakfast buffet dishes are quite delicious
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Female, 25-30


  • Free

    • Free Breakfast
    • Linen Included
    • Free Parking
    • Free City Maps
    • Free WiFi
    • Free Internet Access
    • Free City Tour
  • General

    • Security Lockers
    • Key Card Access
    • Common Room
    • Air Conditioning
    • Book Exchange
    • Hot Showers
    • Utensils
    • Outdoor Terrace
    • Reading Light
    • Hair Dryers
    • Ceiling fan
    • Card Phones
    • Towels Not Included
  • Services

    • Internet access
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Airport Transfers
    • Towels for hire
    • Luggage Storage
    • 24 Hour Reception
    • Tours/Travel Desk
    • 24 Hour Security
    • Housekeeping
    • Late check-out
  • Entertainment

    • Board Games
    • Pool Table
    • Wi-Fi

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