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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Nice rooms, helpful staff and free beer from 7-8pm. What more could you ask for? Located smack bag in the middle of the city I must admit getting there was a tad hairy, but I soon realised it was close to pretty much everything we needed. They helped us plan our ha long bay trip and our bus south. They...

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

Thank you so much for your review. It was great to know you enjoyed your stay in our hostel. We hope to see you again here in our hostel in the very near future. We wish you all the best.

Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We stayed at 3 different hostels in Hanoi and this was our favourite. Clean rooms, air con, small balcony, nice bathroom, friendly and helpful staff. Also including breakfast which contains fried eggs and a baguette. On top of that you get a free beer! The bar downstairs is a great place to hang out and meet people. You should stay...

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Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Very helpful staff and great price! Great location right in the heart of the old towns market Street. Near the central sights and walking distance to most of the sights you wanna visit while in hanoi! :-)

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

Thank you so much for your great review. We were so happy and honoured to have you in our hostel. Its great to know that you had good time. We wish you all the best.

Germany
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We just spend one night in a dorm with 4 double beds. The room itself smelled weird and because of some reason it was always hotter in the room than anywhere else although there was an a/c. Besides this our room was pretty dark, can't recommend room 402. Breakfast is good if you don't choose toast with jam, it's just...

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Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

This place was awesome! Friendly staff that will do anything for you! Comfy beds, nice bathrooms? air con is good.... Plenty of chill out room down stairs with computers, and up stairs there is a crazy good bar and the manager there is a legend! Awesome vibe and extremely well priced! And a well organised pub crawl each night with...

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4Thank Chris R
Reviewed 3 November 2015

I stayed here in April 2015, which was great. Staff is really friendly, breakfast is included, nice location and fair price. I enjoyed my first stay so much, that I came back after a week before taking my flight. Also did Sapa trekking through Central backpackers and they told me everything I wanted to know about Hanoi, thank you very...

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Finland
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

Stayed in hostel nr 3. Especially the rooftop bar & terracce exceeded my expectations - what a great place to eat and drink while enjoying the view across the roofs of Hanoi. Skyview bar arranges party every night with various themes, games and drink offers. They also have guided pub crawls (incl. free shots) every night and free beer every...

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2Thank KhunHenu
Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 7 October 2015

It is hard to review this backpackers as it was only really the extremely hard mattress that dampened my experience. The staff are friendly, helpful and well trained. The breakfast was ok. Location was perfect, right in the middle of the Old Quarter. So much around this area. Wifi was great. The rooms are ok, but a little old and...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2015 via mobile

This place is awesome. Travelled here by myself for a couple of days in Hanoi, the staff were super cool (esp Mr Tai) and after shopping around a bit I booked Halong Bay and Sapa tours through them. They have a nightly pub crawl and everyone gets pretty rowdy (free beer at 7pm does wonders at building rapport) Would recommend...

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Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Very good. Very cheap and there is a.c in the room, free WiFi and breakfast. The room are clean. I was slept in the dorms. It was great. The hostel is in central hanoi, and everyone so nice!!!! :)............ . . .. . . . . . . .. . . 000.

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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 - Original

Address: 16 Ly Quoc Su Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Hanoi
Price Range: ₹ 642 - ₹ 899 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Everthing is good”
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)”
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.”
F2756ELericg, 10 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Great staff!!!!”
norrisr178, 25 Mar 2015 | Read review
“just pay a bit more for your own room”
PDB840, 9 Mar 2015 | Read review
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