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    Hoan Kiem Downtown Backpackers Hostel

    85 Hang Bac, | Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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    Overview
    • Excellent9%
    • Very good7%
    • Average11%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible69%
    2 Aug 2016
    “A great start to our trip”
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    “The worst hostel ever”
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    1 - 5 of 32 reviews

    Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

    We had booked into Backpackers Downtown from the UK and we were really pleased we did. As young minded 49-50 year olds, we wanted a place with a buzz. You certainly get that here! We were due to go onto Halong Bay but it was...More

    Thank Wannasurfwell
    Reviewed 5 December 2015

    That was just the worst hostel I have ever been in my whole life. there was no window in my room the room smells musty It is dirty the staff barely speaks English they confiscate your passport the shower is cold sometimes there is no...More

    1  Thank 124brenda
    Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

    Reception was small and cluttered. No lighting on stairs. Dinning room was one table under stairs with 6 chairs.Our bedding was stained, we had a single quilt cover for two of us, the towels were thread bare.The bathroom smelled constantly of urine,the shower tap was...More

    1  Thank Della S
    Reviewed 24 September 2015

    The only remotely good thing about this hideous place was the location, which is in the center of the Old Quarter. I put my laptop on the shelf and a giant cockroach scuttled away. The entire place is dirty, dark and smells bad. I would...More

    Thank John S
    Reviewed 20 June 2015

    We stayed in Hanoi for a month and spent our last night here to be closer to our bus pick up. Worst choice ever. Their name is very similar to the better hostel nearby, so I confused them. The staff was nice when I went...More

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    About
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    • Price range
    • US$16 - US$24 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 20
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    • Location
    • Vietnam >
    • Hanoi
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    "Don't book a room...go to other hostel"
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    "Do not grace this establishment. That is my advice."
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    "The wifi is pirated from the others hostels."
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    "Strongly advise....do not stay here."
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