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    Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The Original

    48 Ngo Huyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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    “castaway tour” (39 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We stayed in the hostel for one night in order to join the hideaway tour the following day. The hideaway was one of the highlights of our trip in Vietnam. Hostel has a fun happy hour where games are played before a bar crawl joining...More

    Thank emilymayirwin
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 1 week ago

    Hey, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review, we really appreciate it. We are super pleased to hear that you had a great time with us and on our trip to Ha long Bay, but I think you mean "Castaways"...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed in total 2 nights and it is one of the worst hostels I've been at. We asked for a private room and specifically asked if there was a window. Once we had paid 2 nights up front we ended up having a room...More

    Thank Alejandra O
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 1 week ago

    Hey, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate feedback as we are always looking for ways we can improve. It is disappointing for us to hear that you did not enjoy your stay, we investigate all reviews that...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I really liked Vietnam Backpackers Hostel - The Original. It is well located, clean and friendly. There is a great atmosphere in this hostel with lots of interesting backpackers coming and going. They have a happy hour in the rooftop bar every evening at 6pm....More

    Thank dkinsella
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 1 week ago

    Hey Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, it is very much appreciated. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and liked the vibe we create within the hostel. It is also great to hear that...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    VBH is a great hostel for meeting people and partying etc... real fun can happen here, along with safely Booking trips and things of that nature. My main issue was the AIR CON policy/timing, THE ROOMS WAS BOILING, i struggled to breathe it was. they...More

    Thank OhhWeveBeenThere
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 4 weeks ago

    Hey Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate feedback as we are always looking for ways we can improve. It is disappointing for us that you feel that a 1 star review is all we deserve, seen as...More

    Reviewed 12 August 2017

    I stayed here for a couple of nights and totally enjoyed my stay. Dormitories were clean and so did the washrooms. Common areas were pleasant and a had a friendly vibe. Their rooftop bar was fun and if you want the extended version of partying,...More

    Thank Vikum J
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 14 August 2017

    Hey Vikum Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, it is very much appreciated. Its really great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked our high standards of cleanliness and out chilled, friendly vibe. We...More

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    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$10 - US$25 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 23
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    Kimberley F
    5 September 2016|
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    Response from CarmenCarla111 | Reviewed this property |
    I did the Castaways trip it was amazing! The staff there give you a full run down on the trips and the quality of trips offered are among the best in the country as they are a western run company by western standards. A kiwi... More
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    Response from nick d | Reviewed this property |
    Yeh you can they have a secure room you can store all your bags
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    Response from James V | Property representative |
    Hi There, We have a 24 hour reception at our Hanoi Hostels so Please make your way there and they will be able to help you. The address of our Downtown Hostel is number 9 Ma May Street. Thanks
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    "Roof top bar was cool"
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    "better to stay with the all-female dorm room"
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    "The higher floors has less rooms so it might be a better choice for privacy"
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    "Choose the private room for free breakfast and some privacy"
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