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    Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The Original

    48 Ngo Huyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
    • Very good33%
    • Average17%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
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    “castaway tour” (38 reviews)
    “pub crawl” (32 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
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    Free Parking
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week 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
    Reviewed 1 week 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

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    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 1 week 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 2 days 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

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    This applies to 48 Ngo Huyen street Hanoi, 2 streets from St Joseph's cathedral. Why did we start the review with the address ...... simply because you can get trapped and go to Central Backpackers, the Original - be warned they are poles and poles...More

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

    Hi Andy Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us a fantastic 5/5 review, we really do appreciate it. We are really pleased to hear that we have improved even more since the last time you were here 6 years ago. Its...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed in the new wing across from the reception in the old quarter. Ours was a 4-bed dorm called paddock and the rooms were clean. The rooms are small! Thank heavens all 4 people did not wake up and start moving around all at...More

    Thank KomalMikail
    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 it. Its great to hear that you liked our friendly and helpful team. If you prefer a bigger room our 10 bed deluxe dorms are spacious and bright. The A/C...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
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    • Breakfast included
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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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    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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    "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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    "great tours"
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