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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

This hostel is clean, has a lift and in a great location. The bar is noisy up until about 10pm then everyone leaves to go out. I booked my halong bay party cruise through this hostel $130 much Cheaper then castaway and it was amazing!!!! The boat was plush inside!! The rooms were so nice and the food was amazing...

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6Thank Tina S
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Good hostel! We went to the old quater hostel, which is the newest one. Really nice rooms and the rooftop bar is a nice extra. And they have free beer! Pretty awesome! Think you can drink like 3 or 4 beers in that our cause the line is very long and the staff really slow. But hey! Its free right!

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2Thank Marloes d
Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed in Central bagpackers 1 the first night and we really likes it spacious rooms with a very good bathroom and shower we did the halong bay boat tour which was also very good HOWEVER when we came back we stayed at Central bagpackers three, This hostel rooms are cramped compared to other hostels of a similar price. Also I...

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Thank Charlotte J
Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 21 July 2015

The dorm was clean but very cramped and you get free beer between 7 and 8, the bar is grim though and the free beer is about 70% head (no exaggeration). You have to confirm you're place every morning and they wont let you book for a few days so every day you run the risk of being kicked out...

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Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

Its a basic accomodation... but the real thing in here are the warm welcome and thrustworthy people that makes you home... its basically home.. so i do strongly recommend people who will visit Hanoi to stay here..

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4Thank Cycloverine G
Arbroath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

The accommodation is basic, a shared ensuite for 8 people kinda sucks but it's fine for a few cheap nights in Hanoi. The bar was disappointing. It's definitely not a party hostel, if you want to stay with this hostel definitely pick the one in the old quarter where you'll be closer to everything. If you want a party hostel...

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1Thank rachaaelsmith
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

See the title. Location was great. Lockers for your valuables. We would recommend this hostel to friends- free beer if that's what you feel like in the evenings too! Air con in the room struggled at times but was still working to a more than acceptable level.

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1Thank ewan192
Mui Ne, Vietnam
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Forget about THE bad reviews, i had a great time here at THE downtown hostel near to St Jozef cathedral. The staff Hien, chinh and phuong are very friendly and helped me with all my questions. Met a lot of nice people here. The dorms are nice and have a Good AC. Showers are good aswell. Thanks for having me

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4Thank Schuyler H
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. Rooms were average, fairly clean and spacious bathrooms. The breakfast that came with the accommodation was fairly small so we would require another one. Staff were very helpful and spoke English well, especially under stress. As the power goes out unannounced by the government this hostel does well to adjust. We booked a night cruise...

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Roermond, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 June 2015

I stayed one night at this hostel and was very relieved to leave early in the morning. The dorm room I stayed in was the dirtiest one I have ever seen in my life. The floor was sticky and I think they really never clean it. But actually the people who are staying in this hostel are the ones who...

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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: ₹ 670 - ₹ 938 (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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