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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” (38 reviews)
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    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    We enjoyed all of the places and tours this place had but the main reason we came to Vietnam was for snake village. They have a wonderful tour as we now know. After we were unable to go on the tour the first night due...More

    Thank Paul W
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 4 days ago

    Hey Paul, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a brilliant 5 star review, we really do appreciate it. Its great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at The Original and had a fantastic time on some of...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

    Not as big and hectic as Downtown but can't sing their praises enough! My partner went on the Mai Chau trip and we both went on Castaways - would recommend to anyone whether you want to get on it or just relax. Ash on Castaways...More

    Thank Spencer W
    Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 5 days ago

    Hey Spencer, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a fantastic 5 star review, we really do appreciate it. Its great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us in Hanoi and at The Original Castaways Island. We will pass...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This is one of the best run hostels I have ever stayed in, very clean - loads of fun and plenty of western food if you are craving home comforts! Be warned though you won't get sleep here! Loads of friendly staff and very helpful...More

    Thank Leah Ann D
    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. Its great to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Original Hostel and that you liked our western home comfort style food. We do close...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I got assigned in the worst possible room! The lady that checked us in was horrible and rude. There was no blanket provided at all. The AC in our room was broken where it becomes freezing cold at night and keeps me from sleeping. Basically...More

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

    Hi, 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 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Stayed at the Original Backpackers Hostel for 4 nights in July. The location was great: the hostel is situated in a cozy neighborhood with many restaurants and bars, but still really close to the Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake. A bit more lowkey than...More

    Thank Silverstarfly
    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. We are very pleased you had a great stay in one of our clean and cool dorms. Its also brilliant to that you enjoyed your trip to Mai...More

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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
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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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    19 October 2015|
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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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    "better to stay with the all-female dorm room"
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    "great tours"
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