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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” (37 reviews)
          “private room” (62 reviews)
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          Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

          Stayed here a couple nights hit up the castaway tour but to be honest mad monkey koh rong samloem was much better bit of a rip off if you ask me! Don't get me wrong still had a sick time the staff and venue was...More

          Thank Jamie S
          Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 19 April 2017

          Hey Jamie Thank your for taking the time to leave us a review, its very much appreciated. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Original. Its also great to here that you had a really awesome time in Ha Long...More

          Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

          Stayed here a few nights, would recommend for a young person new to traveling. Staff are very welcoming and friendly. Great atmosphere for young backpackers. Free breakfast and good night life. Stayed in 3 person dorm, was not impressed. Bathroom not on same floor, the...More

          Thank Joelleyyf
          Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 19 April 2017

          Hey Thank you for taking the time to leave us a great review, we do appreciate it. Its great to hear that you liked our free breakfast and found the staff to be welcoming and friendly. Unfortunately not all our dorm rooms our en-suite however...More

          Reviewed 6 April 2017

          We enjoyed our one night stay here, and would definitely return and book tours. The staff were friendly and the rooms were well kept. Good value for money for people on a tight budget, there city tour in the morning is nice.More

          Thank Chris S
          Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 19 April 2017

          Hey, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave us an awesome 5 star review, we really appreciate it. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and liked our free daily walking tour each morning. Its also great to...More

          Reviewed 29 March 2017

          First encountered this chain of hostels in Hoi An, Vietnam. The one in Hoi An is a gem. Beautiful new building. Nice restaurant. So took a gamble on a four person dormitory for my wife, daughters and me. In Hanoi we had clean, comfortable beds....More

          Thank Jordan C
          Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 1 April 2017

          Hey, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review, we really appreciate it. Its great to hear that you found our dorm beds to be clean and comfortable as this is always our top priority. We are also pleased that you enjoyed...More

          Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

          As in the title - this is the best hostel i have been to. I recommend it especially for beginners in Vietnam because the atmospere here is like in home, staff speaks fluently in English and is very helpfull. Cool bar, many events, clean, safe...More

          Thank Piotr G
          Response from Alex_VBH1, General Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 27 March 2017

          Hey, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a brilliant 5 star review, we really do appreciate it. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It is great that you liked our nightly events on our rooftop...More

          Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Downtown
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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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          Kimberley F
          Hello :) Has anybody done any of the tours offered through this hostel? A friend and I are looking at doing the castaway or perhaps the epic adventure with the buffalo trail included. We are mid 20s from New Zealand, any advice would be appreciated. Thank you!
          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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          KayesChu
          Hi, after check out can we leave luggage in the hotel? Would love to explore around before leaving Hakone. Will collect luggage back on the same day evening. Thanks!
          5 December 2015|
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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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          RedJulie58
          Hi there, we are two women travelling from Sapa tonight on a bus which unfortunately arrives in Hanoi at 3:00 AM. We are hoping to be able to get a twin room at that time in the morning. Could you please let me know if this is possible. Kind Regards Julie Hunter.
          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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          "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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