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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The bar set up is perfect for meeting people and making new friends, free beer hour is great for bringing everybody together. Just take a seat at one of the long tables and you'll be chatting to a bunch of other travellers in no time! The hostel itself is clean and the staff are helpful, and there is usually a...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed at Central Backers for a couple of nights this month and it was fab!! Friendly staff especially Trang on reception and Dat behind the bar. Really welcoming. Free beer hour and various drink offers throughout the night. Very helpful when it came to booking tours I can especially recommended the 3d2n Halong Hideaway tour which was so much fun...

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2Thank Klair S
Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 1 week ago

clean hostel with free towel. The breakfast was simple but very good. Helpful and friendly staffs. They help us to organised trips to Halong bay and sapa and both were excellent, especially the halong hideaway tour. The free beer was good chance to meet other travellers. Would definitely stay here again.

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Hoi An, Vietnam
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bed is so comfy. The staff were very helpful and informative. We booked the 3day2night halong hideaway tour with them which was amazing and worth for the money. Would recommend it to everyone. Definitely stay here again.

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2Thank bergsteiger17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lockers are dodgy. Beds are comfortable, breakfast is fair. Great location. We went on their Halong Bay 1 Day trip which would have been okay, except for the fact that they cut our trip by about two hours. So instead of being there from 12pm to after sunset, as they advertise, we left around 3pm. On top of that, they...

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Hienvantran, Người quản lý at Central Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We really appreciated that. To the Halong bay 1 day tour, We have not cut any activities in the tour that we advertised on our website. The reason that you came back earlier than usual is the trafic situation. YOu did the tour on the Tet holiday so the trafic situation is much...

Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I stayed at the original hostel, where the rooms are clean and the staff is nice.. There is a communal room where you can meet fellow travelers, but I missed some ambiance. Still for partying it is fine!

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Borehamwood, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Friendly and helpful staff. Dorms are clean, lockers under bed, en-suite shower room per dorm. Socialable place. I was travelling alone and within half an hour met a few people and arrange a trip with them. Great place.. Highly recommend.

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1Thank DJ-Darren1974
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

If your looking for a place to meet cool people and have a great time I highly recommend this hostel. Was here for a night and they had a Halloween costume party. Cheap drinks and 1 dollar breakfast. Winner for best costume gets a tattoo. We stayed in a private room. Rooms were clean and comfortable! Wish we got to...

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1Thank Donna N
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Amazing hostel! Huge comfy beds (I was in a dorm), clean modern tiled bathrooms with hot showers, free breakfast, rooftop bar, they even have a movie room. I also booked my Sapa trek & Halong bay cruise with them - fair rates and great service.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic location and staff. Free beer and free breakfast. Fast(ish) wifi. Pub crawl in the evenings and walking tour in the morning. Attracts some great people and you can make great friends. Can still sleep at night if youre not into the partying. Cleaning staff came in at around 11am each morning, a little loud and didn't empty the bins...

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A true backpacker's hostel owned & operated by an awesome Vietnamese guy so I threw on my cape and created a hostel like no other and you know we've got it right! Why only 5 bucks you ask? 'Looks so good, there must a catch. Is there hidden costs?' Nope! ....you're a backpacker right? You're on a budget right? So we cater the price to your needs! Once you are here ... You simply won't want to leave! - The best things about central backpackers are the crazy travellers, super friendly staff, comfy beds, free internet, Breakfast and most of all Free Beer from 7:00pm to 8:00pm every night! Air conditioned, clean rooms, hot showers and did I mention free Beer. - Tour: Do the Halong bay and Sapa trips with us, we guarantee you will get the BEST time and the BEST one with the cheapest price! For Halong Bay tour: we are the 2nd organizer HALONG BAY PARTY trip for guest booking only through the Central Backpackers hostel only. And it is the 2nd tour in Hanoi that stays on a private island in the Cat Ba National Park where is next to the Castaway island and you can join in the crew of young and great fun people and have your own beach with the Bungalows, for Rock climbing, Kayaking and partying. For Sapa trek: We do offer the Sapa trekking tour and going to stay at homestay with the family of tribe hill people and we will show you all of the nicest part of Sapa like the brilliant landscape, the real live, the culture and staying far from the tourist area. We also do some daily tour around of Hanoi as Hanoi city tour, Hoa Lu- Tam Coc, Perfume pagoda, Mai Chau village, Phong Nha cave and open bus, flight or train ticket, visa... Everything you want we can get it. We look forward to meeting you and remember, Happy Hour starts at 7:00PM every night! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Central Backpackers Hostel

Address: 16 Ly Quoc Su Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 110207, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range: ₹ 671 - ₹ 939 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Everthing is good”
 of 5 bubbles chernmaon, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“We found that the rooms on the fourth floor offer the best Wifi signal reception (We stayed on three different floors during multiple visits)”
 of 5 bubbles JuanEB, 17 Apr 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are the same and in the same direction... The hostel has 7 story accomodation I think the higher you are the better if you like a quieter room coz hanoi is a city bustled with a lot of motor vehicles.”
 of 5 bubbles F2756ELericg, 10 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Great staff!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles norrisr178, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
“just pay a bit more for your own room”
 of 5 bubbles PDB840, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
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