Hostels in Halong bay are one of the issues that tourists are especially interested in when coming here, because it directly affects their mood and health during the trip. Below are the best places compiled by Vietnamtrips from traveler reviews on major travel sites, and based on the personal experience of the the local guides.

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Famous for its unique natural scenery of countless unique-shape limestone mountains floating on the lush green water, Halong Bay Vietnam has been recognized as a World Natural Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2 years. More than 165km from Hanoi, this place also has a rich cuisine, many interesting places and activities, bringing various unique experiences. Therefore, the accommodation system including resorts, hotels, homestays, and particularly hostels in Halong bay has been professionally developed and diversified:

1 - BBQ Hostel Ha Long 2 - One of the top hostels in Halong bay

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Only a 12-minute walk from the beach, this hostel is a mini villa with 9 bedrooms, 1 living room and 1 shared kitchen, providing good facilities, free parking and free wifi. There are a total of 6 room types, all having sea views, decorated with warm tones such as yellow and brown, as well as wooden furniture, including single, double beds rooms, and dormitory rooms with bunk beds. There is also an outdoor swimming pool with sun loungers for the summer, a terrace for organizing BBQ, and a bar serving a variety of drinks and snacks. This hostel in Halong bay also provide a chargeable shuttle service to Cat Bi Airport, which is 38km away

BBQ Hostel Ha Long 2 is praised by many guests for the cleanliness, the professional, friendly and enthusiastic staff, the cheap and delicious meals, etc. Staying here, you can easily visit Quang Ninh Museum, Queen Cable Car and Sun World Ha Long entertainment area.

- Address: Apartment 9, Lot TT6, Beverly Hill Villas, Group 2, Area 4, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City.

- Room price: 380,000 - 750,000 VND/room/night ($17 - 33)

- Check-in time: 2pm 

- Check-out time: 12am

- Contact: 0862 592 359 - 0962 423 966

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2 - AROMA Ha Long Hostel - One of the best hostels in Halong bay

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Only 450m from Bai Chay beach, this hostel in Halong Bay is one of the most chosen accommodations when people come here to this city to relax, In addition to the usual room types such as single-bed, double-bed, or king-size bed rooms, there are also dormitories with bunk beds, suitable for both solo travelers or groups. 

The space of this Halong bay hostel is very airy and bright, receiving natural light with large windows, using furniture made from light-colored wood, giving a warm and elegant feeling. Motorbike and bicycle rental services are also offered to tourists to get around. Many guests have also left compliments on the quality of the room and the delicious food, the professional service, and friendly & hospitable hosts.

AROMA Hostel in Halong bay is not far from the city's entertainment venues, for example, just 1.8km from Halong Marine Commercial and Entertainment Complex or Halong night market.

- Address: No.9 Ha Long Street, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City

- Room price: 140,000 - 660,000 VND/room/night ($6.14 - 28.93)

- Check-in time: 2pm 

- Check-out time: 11am

- Contact: 094 9929 889

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3 - Halong Happy - Among top boutique hostels in Halong bay

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Only half a kilometer from the city center, this is a hostel in Halong that only accepts adult guests from 18 years old and above. The space is modern and warm with contrasting colors such as orange, black and white, combined with luxurious wooden furniture, bringing a fresh and youthful feeling. The staff here are very professional, providing attentive service 24/7.

There are a total of 12 rooms divided into types such as common room, standard room, triple room, dormitories, all with full amenities. The first floor of this Halong bay hostel is a common area, including a kitchen where you can cook, a bar area serving snacks and drinks. There are also lazy chairs, bean bag chairs and small wooden tables, along with bookshelves, so that you can sit back and chat with friends, read books and order drinks.

- Address: No.25 Anh Dao Street, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City.

- Room price: 388,500 - 480,000 VND/room/night ($17 - 21.04)

- Check-in time: 2pm 

- Check-out time: 11:30am

- Contact: 093 669 36 10

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4 - Ha Long Fancy Hostel 

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Owning a clean, bright and friendly decorated space, this is one of the best budget hostels in Halong bay suitable for backpackers. Ha Long Fancy Hostel is less than 500m from Bai Chay Beach, close to the old town and many other interesting places to visit in Halong bay such as Tuan Chau island, Sunworld Halong,...

This dormitory has a total of 22 rooms, including quadruple rooms, triple rooms, and double rooms, some with balconies overlooking the bustling street, especially beautiful at night. There is also a front yard for sunbathing, or BBQ if you request, the staff are all very enthusiastic, friendly, and know many languages. This Halong bay hostel has an on-site restaurant, providing a delicious and varied diet, and after eating, you can also play a few games of table tennis, or ride the hostel's rented bicycle.

- Address: No.27, Dao Alley, Anh Dao Street, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City.

- Room price: 160,000 - 450,000 VND/room/night ($7 - 19.7)

- Check-in time: 2pm

- Check-out time: 11:30am

- Contact: 093 688 65 85

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5 - Halong Bay View Hostel

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Cheaper than most hostels in Halong bay, this place features an on-site restaurant and bar, and many local restaurants around here serving delicious food all day. Halong Bay View Hostel's pub has a variety of drinks, from beer and wine to expertly prepared cocktails. There are also vending machines, a place to play darts and billiards, a BBQ area, convenient for groups of young people to organize parties, chat and have fun.

This 2-star dormitory has a total of 20 rooms, decorated differently with bright colors such as blue, white, light yellow. Depending on the room you choose, the balcony will have a view of the city, the sea or the terrace of this hostel in Halong bay.

- Address: No.80 Ha Long Street, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long City.

- Room price: 180,000 - 420,000 VND/room/night ($7.9 - 18.4)

- Check-in time: 2pm - 11:59pm

- Check-out time: before 12am

- Contact: 097 728 71 68

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Halong Bay is currently one of the tourist destinations in Vietnam chosen by many guests for a long stay, so choosing the right accommodation becomes especially important. Hopefully the information about some hostels in Halong bay above will be an insight for you to easily prepare for your upcoming trip.

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