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    Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The Original

    48 Ngo Huyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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    2017-09-03 2017-09-04
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    Traveller (80)
    Room & Suite (58)
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    Overview
    • Excellent40%
    • Very good33%
    • Average17%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible4%
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    “castaway tour” (39 reviews)
    “pub crawl” (32 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Rooftop Bar
    Laundry Service
    Free Parking
    Pool
    2.0 Star Hotel
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    • 2xBed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
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    • Standard Double Bed Private Ensuite
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    Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

    There are two locations. I stayed at the old quarter and it was very nice but they were fully booked so I came to The Original and expected similar conditions. The room has no windows, no electrical outlets, no safety deposit boxes and the air...More

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

    Hi there Thanks for your review we appreciate your feedback & will take this on board. Enjoy the rest of your travels.

    Reviewed 26 March 2015 via mobile

    The organisers were awesome I can still remember the boat going out in the middle of the bay and the tour gang having the best time jumping into the emerald waters. The price was reasonable for a very well organised trip. Highly recommended. :)

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

    Thanks for your great review of our Halong Bay experience, we are glad you had fun. Take care with your future adventures.

    Reviewed 22 March 2015

    Absolutely loved this hostel the staff are very friendly and helpful, The manager of the hostel Ally was so friendly and helpful. Booked a trip to Halong bay to do castaways through the hostel with a very helpful member of staff called Kirsty who helped...More

    Thank 226jayj87
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 24 March 2015

    Hi Jay Thanks so much for your awesome review of our Hostels. We are very happy you enjoyed your stay with us & the Castaways tour & we look forward to seeing you back in Hanoi very soon. Take care & have a great time...More

    Reviewed 20 March 2015 via mobile

    Only stayed one night before we flew back to Bangkok but 4 of us shared a decent sized room which worked out cheaper as the rooms themselves are quite expensive compared to other places.. But In this case you pay for what you get. Place...More

    Thank Spinks7
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 24 March 2015

    Thanks for your review, we are glad you enjoyed yourself. We hope your future travel experiences go well. Thanks again.

    Reviewed 20 March 2015

    We popped in here to book a trip and ended up moving in! Lots of fun and the travel desk gave us so much info on what to do whilst in Vietnam, that we ended up staying in all the Backpackers hostels on our travels...More

    Thank moonlondon1234
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 24 March 2015

    Hello Thanks for your recent review, we are happy you had a good time with us at the Original Hostel. Hopefully your experiences down South were as much fun. Take care on your future adventures.

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    Luxury Hotel
    308 reviews
    #84 of 593 hotels in Hanoi
     
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    • Hanoi
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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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