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Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Original

Hostel | 48 Ngo Huyen st, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi, Vietnam .

93.0% Overall Rating

257 out of 266 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (17/03/2015)

Angelina Doyle thinks…

"I'd stayed here about 3 years ago and always remembered it as a nice place to stay. Its still as good as I remember. Only stayed one night but left my rucksack in the storage. The staff let me use…"

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 23.00
  • Towel USD 0.80

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

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Established in December 2004 the Hanoi Backpackers' Hostel was the first and still remains Hanoi's only European style hostel. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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10 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

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12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

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About Vietnam Backpacker Hostels - Original

Welcome to Hanoi’s old quarter! With the surrounding area consisting of museums, postcard buildings, vibrant night life, markets, monuments and lakes. Staying at our Original Hostel you are footsteps away from the famous St. Joseph’s Cathedral.

Here at the Original hostel we offer both spacious dorm and private rooms: price includes breakfast and WiFi, personal security lockers for your big bags and personal items, friendly advice and good times. We also offer FREE water saving you $$$ everyday and keeping you cool in summer!

Our atmosphere here is chilled with a relaxed vibe and our rooftop bar is legendary for happy hours, beer pong, giant jenga and good times!

Our FREE daily walking tour takes you around the famous Old Quarter to get your bearings on everything from street food, local history and of course where to go for a fresh beer at one of the many street vendors!

Our knowledgeable travel team are here to help with all your travel needs and of course we are the home of our famous Castaways trip in Ha Long Bay.

Look out for the red buffalo and find our other hostel sites in Hanoi (Original & Downtown), Hoi An (DK’s House), Hue & Mountain View Sapa.

We look forward to having you stay with us, see you soon!

The VBH Original Crew
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