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    Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The Original

    48 Ngo Huyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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    Overview
    • Excellent39%
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    “castaway tour” (39 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
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    Free Parking
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    Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

    5 friends and I stayed here for two nights. Pros: free breakfast, huge lockers, clean and comfortable beds, good internet, good lobby with computers and chairs, free walking tour with a friendly Vietnamese guide, friendly staff, great price, central location Cons: the AC in our...More

    Thank eacheric
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 27 May 2015

    Hi there, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review for our hostel - we really appreciate it.. It sounds like your experience was mostly positive but I will make sure your constructive comments are passed on to our team. All the best for...More

    Reviewed 13 May 2015

    I stayed in the Vietnam Backpackers Hostel - orignal for over a month due to some bad fortune in Phnom Penh ( My bankcards got stolen) I was sending my new cards to Hanoi and decided to stay in this hostel to wait for my...More

    Thank Ilse B
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 27 May 2015

    Hi Ilse, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such an enthusiastic review of the hostel and our tours, we really appreciate it. I'll be sure to pass on your gratitude to Katrice as well. Hope you've been enjoying the rest of...More

    Reviewed 11 May 2015

    Amazing hostel, the Free beer from 6-7 and 8-9 free beers always help! they were really helpful when I needed to go to the hospital and had no money. couldn't say a bad word about they awesome staff!.

    1  Thank Luke C
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 12 May 2015

    Hi Luke, we appreciate your feedback about our Hostel. Hope everything worked out in the end for you. Stay safe & thanks again.

    Reviewed 8 May 2015

    Our private room smelled really badly and there was a mountain of empty beer cases just outside our door, as well as a pile of cleaning supplies and toilet paper. Not exactly welcoming. The bed was really hard but that's not unusual in Asian hostels....More

    Thank Melissa S
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 12 May 2015

    Hi Melissa, we appreciate your feedback about the Hostel & we will take all of it on board. Sorry your stay wasn't as you hoped. I do remember you Ladies & I hope the rest of your travelling experiences go as planned. Thanks again. Ally

    Reviewed 2 May 2015 via mobile

    Amazing! Easily one of the best Backpackers in SE Asia! Great facilities, beds comfy and everything is safe and secure! Couldn't ask for more! Above all the staff are just the best! Go above and beyond! To help you out and make you feel at...More

    1  Thank Psypsy7
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 4 May 2015

    Hi Simon Thanks for your awesome review of the hostel, we do miss having you guys around & we are all happy you guys enjoyed your time with us. Stay in touch. Ally

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    • 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
    • Number of rooms
    • 23
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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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