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Tran Quy Cap Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
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Reviewed 15 November 2018

The original building was damaged in the American bombings several times and rebuilt in a modern way. The building is still beautiful and retain its French style. It is very neatly kept. Descriptions in English is adequate to help the international passengers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank njan45
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

It may be old but it functions as intended. The toilets are clean and have bidets even. It is very bare, but from the looks of it, empty rooms and hallways have stories to tell. Really, it's just a place to take that slower route...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank popartheart
Reviewed 13 October 2018

If you are leaving/arriving at Hanoi on train, it will be here. Everything goes very smooth, and I good service and advice when buying tickets.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ohusby
Reviewed 24 July 2018

I was surprised at how small this train station is - at first glance there is absolutely nowhere nearby to get a decent meal. However we managed to find somewhere really good to while away an hour or two and we had a very enjoyable...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank r0adrunred
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

We went to book our overnight train to Sapa. The station itself seems fine, basic but adequate for its purpose. Unfortunately we found that the staff were incredibly rude, they were not interested in offering us their help or services and would rather look at...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Stephameliam
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

As it was Tet and nothing better to do we wandered over to the station. Thinking Grand central style!! Not worth the effort. The best bit about the train is where the train and tracks are very close to the houses and they have to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

On early Morning arrived in Nighttrain from Sapa we took a Taxi to our Hotel. Taximeter was manipulated and we shoud pay 380k for a drive we know shoud be 50-100k! We did not pay this! Be aware from this Taxi-Operator - look Pix! Btw...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank windsurfer75
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing special about this place. A busy, unorganised, chaotic mess at points. Lots of work needed to improve and most of the staff are just rude

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Ben S
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Station itself is fine - quick arrivals and departures so be on time. Please please do your due diligence and research estimated fares from the train station to your destination. We got in what we were told was a metre taxi and it cost us...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank EllieS1246
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Just a train station with not so modern train type. I mean its typical train in SE Asia. I believe only toddler who are interested with train, whom might enjoy it.

Date of experience: July 2017
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I booked through Baolao was great online ticketing service. There is a small extra charge about less than $1 australian from memory but well worth no hassle. The ticket is emailed to you as pdf which you can show the train... More
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