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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
    Rooftop Bar
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    Free Parking
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    2.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 24 December 2014

    This is a well organised party hostel for sure. There are events on every night with great guides to help you on your way through the Hanoi night life. The tours are also very well organised. I went on a Halong Bay Castaways tour and...More

    1  Thank terribletuy
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 14 February 2015

    Hi, we are glad you had a good time in the hostel during your stay. We appreciate your feedback & we hope the rest of your travels were just as fun. Thanks again.

    Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

    I spent couple of days here it was ok wasnt cheap for a private room, though dorms were cheap. Breakfast wasnt great. The service time taken by staff to check in & out was terribly long.Lifts were taking too long too.The bar downstairs was fine...More

    Thank Amit G
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 14 February 2015

    Thanks very much for your feedback. We will take everything on board & are always trying to improve our services. Enjoy the rest of your travels.

    Reviewed 13 December 2014

    The hostel itself is very nice and clean with good amenities and has both a dining room and a rooftop bar. Some of the staff leave a little to be desired but for the price, you can't complain too much. This hostel is a bit...More

    1  Thank Rhys M
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 14 February 2015

    Thanks Rhys for taking the time to review the hostel. We appreciate the feedback & wish you all the best for your future travels.

    Reviewed 12 December 2014

    We stayed in a double bed in a mixed dorm room. The bed was big and comfortable. The option to pay a couple bucks less for one large bed instead of two singles as a couple was new to us as budget travellers and we...More

    1  Thank thewanderingsoles
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 14 February 2015

    Hi there, thanks for your valued feedback. We appreciate you taking the time to write a review of our hostel & we will be sure to pass the feedback on. Thanks again.

    Reviewed 9 December 2014 via mobile

    Good location, near shops and restaurants and down a lane so no traffic. Food was lovely "service" not always as nice. Rooms, we stayed in a dorm, beds comfortable and bathroom clean. Although we had a bath/shower in the room, I used the communal showers...More

    Thank laura0r
    Response from James V, Manager at Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - The OriginalResponded 14 February 2015

    Hi Laura, thanks for your great review of our hostel, we are glad you had a good experience with us. We hope the rest of your travels were just as enjoyable. Hope to see you again one day.

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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
    • 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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    "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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