Hanoi is considered an ideal destination for backpackers with countless tourist attractions, entertaining destinations as well as delicious and cheap dishes. To meet the needs of international tourists, more and more backpackers hostels in Hanoi  with affordable prices and adequate service quality have been built. 

Table Contents
  • I - Overview
  • II - Top 7 best backpackers hostels in Hanoi 
  • 1 - Hanoi Backpackers Hostel
  • 2 - Hanoi Old Quarter View Hostel
  • 3 - Central Backpackers Hostel Hanoi
  • 4 - Hanoi Buffalo Hostel
  • 5 - Nexy Hostel Hanoi
  • 6 - Flipside Hostel Hanoi
  • 7 - Hanoi Culture Hostel
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Backpackers hostels in Hanoi title
Source: Khoa Nguyen

Hanoi Backpacker Hostels are mainly located in the crowded and bustling Old Quarter area which is also known as a tourism area with many restaurants, attractions, and entertainment services such as bars, pubs, or massage parlors. They are often designed in the form of bunk beds. A room might have about 4, 6, 8 or 10 beds, sometimes with separate rooms for males and females. 

I - Overview

Visitors in Hanoi Backpacker Hostels

(Source: Edward Virvel)

In order to meet the needs of the backpacker community who share the same passion to travel and experience the beauty, lifestyle, and culture, as well as interesting things, hostels in Hanoi attach great importance to shared spaces for customers. Therefore, These hostels often have open-style bars and restaurants creating a feeling of intimacy and connection among people. Staying in shared spaces is an efficient way for travelers to easily make new friends from all over the world, or share your own interests, stories, and experiences from different trips. 
Moreover, these hostels also offer a variety of accompanying services such as cyclo tours, motorbike tours, food tours, trekking tours, adventure and discovery tours which are extremely suitable for backpackers. These package tours will usually cover all costs and services such as meals, accommodations, travel fees, and also an accompanying tour guide designed to suit the wants and needs of the backpacker. Popular services include motorbike and bicycle rental, and currency exchange. 

II - Top 7 best backpackers hostels in Hanoi 

1 - Hanoi Backpackers Hostel

Location: No.13 Hang Muoi Street, Ly Thai To Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Hanoi Backpackers Hostel

Hanoi Backpackers Hostel (Source: Agoda)

Located about 1.2km away from Hoan Kiem Lake and 450m from Thang Long Puppet Theater, the hostel has been praised by many backpackers because of its convenience, reasonable price, enthusiastic and professional receptionists as well as it’s delicious breakfast. In addition, it also has a restaurant, bar, entertainment services, currency exchange, and motorbike and car rental services.
Price range: from 116.000 VND/person/ night (~5$)
Rate on Booking: 7,5/10

2 - Hanoi Old Quarter View Hostel

Location: No.3 Noi Mieu Lane, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Hanoi Old Quarter View Hostel

Hanoi Old Quarter View Hostel (Source: Booking)

This place is famous for its facilities such as restaurant, bar, currency exchange service as well as modern furniture in rooms. Moreover, customers rate this hostel highly because of the service quality from the staff, delicious breakfast, and clean, airy space.
Price range: from 116.000 VND/person/ night (~5$)
Rate on TripAdvisor: 9,3/10

3 - Central Backpackers Hostel Hanoi

Location: No.14 - 16 Thanh Ha Street, Dong Xuan Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Central Backpackers Hostel Hanoi

Central Backpackers Hostel Hanoi (Source: Centralbackpackershostel)

The hostel impresses foreign tourists with its vibrant parties held until 23:00 for guests from all over the world. It has both private rooms and dorm rooms for customers to choose freely. Furthermore, it also offers diversified tours, visa assistance as well as vehicle rental for tourists
Price range: from 140.000 VND/person/ night (~6$)
Rate on Booking: 8,6/10

4 - Hanoi Buffalo Hostel

Location: No.44 Hang Giay Street, Hang Buom Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Hanoi Buffalo Hostel

Hanoi Buffalo Hostel (Source: Booking)

The hostel offers a variety of rooms with full amenities and also amenities for backpackers. In particular, this place is highly appreciated for its swimming pool, friendly and enthusiastic staff, clean and airy living room and living room. At the same time, it also offers diverse evening activities and tour programs.
Price range: from 116.000 VND/person/ night (~5$)
Rate on Booking: 9,0/10

5 - Nexy Hostel Hanoi

Location: No.12 To Tich Street, Hang Gai Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Nexy Hostel Hanoi

Nexy Hostel Hanoi (Source: Hotels.cloudbeds)

Located right next to Ngoc Son Temple, Nexy Hostel has a beautiful view of the lake making it popular among visitors. Not only has the beautiful scenery, but it also received many good reviews by the friendly staff, clean rooms as well as modern bedroom facilities meeting the needs of visitors.
Price range: from 210.000 VND/person/ night (~9$)
Rate on Booking: 9,0/10

6 - Flipside Hostel Hanoi

Location: No.23 Bat Dan Street, Hang Gai Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Flipside Hostel Hanoi

Flipside Hostel Hanoi (Source: Hostelz)

Flipside Hostel is a hostel with 8 years of experience in the travel industry and travel services for backpackers. It offers a variety of rooms to suit all the needs of customers at reasonable prices. Besides, the clean and comfortable rooms, free delicious breakfast along with a modern bar are also an advantage that is appreciated by the customers.
Price range: from 232.000 VND/person/ night (~10$)
Rate on TripAdvisor: 8,8/10

7 - Hanoi Culture Hostel

Location: No.28 Bat Su Street, Hang Bo Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Hanoi Culture Hostel

Hanoi Culture Hostel (Source: Tripadvisor)

The hostel is located in the heart of Hanoi Old Quarter, a prime location for visitors to walk around and to famous entertaining destinations. In addition, lean and luxurious wooden flooring, quiet space, enthusiastic and attentive staff are a strength of Culture Hostel.
Price range: from 186.000 VND/person/ night (~8$)
Rate on Booking: 9,5/10
Hanoi - the capital city that has immensely carried Vietnamese traditions and culture for thousands of years might bring any tourist unforgettable memories. We hope that the list of 7 typical backpacker hostels in Hanoi above will give visitors more suggestions for suitable accommodation. 

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