The backpackers hostels in Hanoi are the best places to stay for budget travelers. You can find lots of nice & fun hostels in the Hanoi Old Quarter area.

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Hostels in Hanoi or backpacker hostels are mainly located in the crowded and bustling Old Quarter area which is also known as  the hub of culture & entertainment in Hanoi. There are countless restaurants, attractions, and entertainment services such as bars, pubs, and massage shops. Hostels in Hanoi are highly recommended for solo travelers, backpackers when traveling in Vietnam. 


Visitors in Hanoi Backpacker Hostels

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Hostels offer diverse kinds of rooms (private room & bunk bed room) & services that are designed to fit the taste of backpackers. Main facilities include: bed room, sharing living room, bar & restaurant, and entertaining area. Other services include ticket & tour booking, tailor-made tours, car & motorbike rental services, money exchange, visa extension service,...

Here below are top 8 best hostels in Hanoi Old Quarter:

1 - Hanoi Backpackers hostel

Hanoi Backpackers Hostel

Hanoi Backpackers Hostel (Source: Agoda)

A nice place to stay, at which you are served free breakfast, clean room & bed, bar & restaurant. The tour & ticket booking services, currency exchange, and motorbike and car rental service are available. The staff is so nice and attentive who are ready to assist you 24 hours. This is one of the best hostels in Hanoi Old Quarter to stay. 

- Address: No.9 Ma May street, Hang Buom ward, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

- Room rate: from 116,000 VND / night ($5)

2 - Hanoi Old Quarter View hostel 

Hanoi Old Quarter View Hostel

Hanoi Old Quarter View Hostel (Source: Booking)

Primely located in the heart of Hanoi old quarter, the hostel is so close to Ta Hien beer street and Hang Buom street. A nice & cozy place to stay created by bustling surroundings.

This is one of the most famous hostels in Hanoi offers guests nice rooms at an affordable price. The well-maintained facilities & great services are provided to guests by the attentive staff. 

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

- Room rate: from 116,000 VND / night ($5)

3 - Central Backpackers hostel Hanoi

Central Backpackers Hostel Hanoi

Central Backpackers Hostel Hanoi (Source: Centralbackpackershostel)

A lively atmosphere is created by friendly & crazy backpackers. This hostel in Hanoi offers lots of things: free breakfast, free beer at happy hour, fun night party, free wifi, comfy bed A/C, hot shower and many interesting tours & services such as visa extension and motorbike rental service.

- Location: No.14-16 Thanh Ha street, Dong Xuan ward, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

- Room rate: from 140,000 VND / night ($6)

4 - Hanoi Buffalo hostel - one of the cheapest hostels in Hanoi Old quarter

Hanoi Buffalo Hostel

Hanoi Buffalo Hostel (Source: Booking)

The hostel offers spacious rooms with full amenities. Other great facilities are swimming pool, large living room, and entertaining area with many interesting things to see and experience. Services such as tour & ticket booking, car & motorbike rental service, money exchange are available. 

- Address: No.44 Hang Giay street, Hang Buom ward, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

- Room rate: from 116,000 VND / night ($5)

5 - Nexy hostel Hanoi - one of the best hostels in Hanoi with lake view

Nexy Hostel Hanoi

Nexy Hostel Hanoi (Source: Hotels.cloudbeds)

Located right next to Ngoc Son Temple on the Hoan Kiem lake, Nexy Hostel has a beautiful view of the lake making it more popular and nice. This hostel is favored by the friendly staff, delicious free breakfast, clean rooms with comfy beds and good facilities & services such as airport transfer and money exchange. 

- Address: No.12 To Tich street, Hang Gai ward, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

- Room rate: from 210,000 VND / night ($9)

6 - Hanoi Culture hostel - top hostels in Hanoi with prime location


Hanoi Culture Hostel

Hanoi Culture Hostel (Source: Tripadvisor)

The hostel is located in the heart of Hanoi Old Quarter, a prime location to stay and walk around. Air-conditioned rooms feature wooden floors and a flat-screen cable TV. There is also a private bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Some rooms of this Hanoi hostel have a private balcony. The clean rooms, quiet atmosphere & nice staff are the things that make this hostel popular. 

- Address: No.28 Bat Su street, Hang Bo ward, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

- Room rate: from 186,000 VND / night ($8)

7 - Hanoi city backpacker hostel

Located near the Dong Xuan market, staying at this hostel in Hanoi gives you a chance to explore more about the local lifestyle. 

The rooms are clean & fully equipped with the necessary facilities such A/C, hot shower, flat-screen TV. Free beer at the happy hour at night is an interesting thing offered by this hostel. 

- Address: No.55 Bat Su street, Hang Bo ward, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi

- Room rate: from 1,150,000 VND / night ($49.5)

8 - Little Charm Hanoi hostel - homestay

The elegant design and excellent services bring guests an amazing stay. All rooms are equipped with lockers and personal reading lights. You can use the shared bathroom with a shower and free toiletries. The hostel has an indoor pool, bar, and an on-site Italian restaurant. Other services provided by this hostel in Hanoi are airport transfer, car & scooter rental, laundry, and luggages storage. 

- Address: No.44 Hang Bo street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi 

- Room rate: from 200,000 VND / night ($8.6)

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 you more choices. 

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