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The Drift Backpackers Hostel

  • Excellent42%
  • Very good13%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
  • 16 Apr 2016
    “A one night experience”
  • 29 Mar 2016
    “hardcore backpacking experience”
42 Truong Han Sieu Street Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 10000 Vietnam See on map
Free Wifi
Fitness centre
Pets Allowed
Business Centre
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Reviewed 17 April 2016 via mobile

I got the night for free included in a bus ticket.. otherwise I never had gone there.. it's horribly torn and ruined conditions in all rooms.. bathrooms..staff very rude and nearly as drunk as the customes.. a lot of longstanding guys which actually very really...More

Thank Ulrike B
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Unsophisticated accommodation best suited for those travelers who are indifferent to comfort and need a cheap bed to spend the night. For $2.50/night one is offered a bunk bed, a free breakfast (consisting of a 100 gram loaf of white bread, a fried egg and...More

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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Horrible horrible service! Place is crawling with bugs. Laundry service terrible. We had two bags of washing done which they charged us a disgusting amount 40000. Then lost a bag and proceeded to tell us we were lying and actually had it. They threatened to...More

Thank Departure610107
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Dirty room, dirty beds, dirty bathroom. I'm pretty sure most jail cells are cleaner and better kept than this place. While the location is pretty central, everything else is horrible. Down to the company that runs the hostel. Highly recommend you go anywhere else.

Thank M H
Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

BEDBUGS. We stayed one night and left with bedbugs. It's taken several days off of our limited time in Vietnam dealing with the stress and physical discomfort, not to mention the hassle and frustration of trying to eradicate the bedbugs from our belongings. The hostel...More

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The Drift - A chilled out and comfortable hostel owned by 3 Aussie backpackers - your home away from home with a rooftop bar, cafe, tours, movie room and more. ...More Less
Hotel Amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 6 - US$ 7 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Drift Backpackers Hotel Hanoi
Vietnam > Hanoi
Number of rooms
Price range
US$ 6 - US$ 7 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Drift Backpackers Hotel Hanoi
Vietnam > Hanoi
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"Don't choose room C"
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"stay here, if you dare"
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"Don't stay here if you need luxury this is a true backpackers experience"
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