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Blenheim, New Zealand
Reviewed 12 March 2016

With a little repairs and maintenance this hostel could be a whole lot better, the showers were excellent, the best I have experienced in South East Asia. The aircon is also nice and powerful, although is turned off during the day. The bunk beds are okay, hard mattresses but the pillows are quite soft. The dorms are a bit noisy....

1Thank Thmswalsh
Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 29 February 2016

A bright, friendly, new little family-run hostel on a busy street popular with young backpackers, Orange Backpacker Hostel is a great choice for budget travelers looking for a comfy bed in a convenient location. Orange Backpacker Hostel is one of the cheapest hostels in Vientiane.

Thank Tjitrawangsa
Monterrey, Mexico
Reviewed 22 February 2016 via mobile

5 cases of bedbugs in 3 different rooms during the 2 nights that I stayed (me included in the second night). When I complained the girl in reception only say "sorry" Aside of that, everything looks clean. There are only 2 toilets and 4 showers in the 1st floor for the entire hostel, but that was never a problem. Many...

Thank nataliaeqz
Kamloops, Canada
Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

for 40,000 kip a night you can't really go wrong here. it's very central, has good clean bathrooms, pretty friendly staff, and free breakfast! there are three different dorm rooms (2 on the second floor and 1 on the third floor). I stayed in the one on the third floor and unfortunately there were quite a few Mosquitos in the...

Thank Taylor E
Konin, Poland
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I stayed there for 1 night and it was quite ok. Room was for 20 person and it was full but is was quietly so i could sleep without problem. Toilet and shower- clean. Recommend for bacpackers. Close to the center, few restaurants to sit, eat and drink beer lao- tasty :)

Thank Martaaa87
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This hostel was quite sufficient for a few nights stay. Cost was 40,000kip including a simple breakfast & coffee/tea. Rooms were cleaned daily. Showers were mostly hot. Wifi worked well. Some staff members were very helpful, others not so much. Good location in the centre of town.

2Thank Ashlee D
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Loved staying here, was always people the beds were clean and the location was ideal! Would recommend this to any backpackers looking to meet people and want to be centrally located. Beers are cold and the beds are comfy - perfect!

2Thank Holly C
Reviewed 19 January 2016

Pros: - Good value for money - Free breakfast - Good location - Decent toilet/shower rooms - Lockers available under the bed Cons: - No free water - No free towels Tips: Don't have to book for the hostel. There's usually some space. Just show up at the front desk.

2Thank Wei Jie T
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2016 via mobile

This place was OK however when we arrived back at the hostel to go to sleep after our evening, the fan and aircon in the dorm was broken. Hung around for around an hour for it to be fixed. Finally got to bed - noisy dorm full of mosquitos. No natural light or air. Smelt of feet. Good showers and...

1Thank Bryony N
Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 December 2015

I met some cool travelers here. However, when I was in the bathroom alone, the main staff (the owner?) came to give me a "massage" during which he put his private part against my butt. It was disgusting. I pulled away and he claimed that me being friendly and smiling gave him the impression I wanted something more. He continued...

Thank Joua L

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vientiane Backpackers is a modern, clean and friendly hostel which is ideally located in the centre of the Lao Capital, Vientiane. Close by is the scenic Mekong River aswell as restaraunts, cafe's and a small number of bars. Next door is the Vaimiay Temple and good local transport links as well as various travel agents. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vientiane Backpackers Hostel

Address: 13 Norkeokoummarn Road | Ban Mixay, Vientiane 856, Laos
Region: Laos > Vientiane Province > Vientiane
Price Range: ₹ 646 - ₹ 711 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“the one with no bed bugs”
pazgilad, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The dorm beds at the back of the room by the window provide the most air & privacy”
seekingmoose, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very clean and cheap”
Co234, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“bring mosquito protection”
Thmswalsh, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“In the tiger room you can still get wifi from downstairs”
AshleeD587, 31 Jan 2016 | Read review
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