List of the Best Hostels in Vietnam – From as little as $6!

By Two Monkeys Travel - Contributor June 23rd, 2015 Posted in Asia, Best Backpacker Hostels, Travel Blog 70 Comments

Searching for the perfect hostel can be a bit overwhelming, especially when there are so many to choose from. Below is the ultimate list of THE BEST HOSTELS IN VIETNAM, including prices, reviews, and locations, all in one place!

Whether you’re travelling in Vietnam on your first backpacking trip, on a romantic couple’s holiday, or even a digital nomad there are plenty of hostels to suit your needs in Vietnam.

If you just want to jump straight to the best hostels shortlist, below are each of the best hostels for each city in Vietnam!

CityHostelAbout this HostelPrice
HanoiBest hostels in vietnam. Best hostels in HanoiSee you at Lily's Hostel in Hanoi offer not only a bed to their guests, but also a friendly atmosphere between the guests and staff. the perfect hostel for solo travelers in Vietnam!check price button2 dnd 300x178
Sapabest hostels in sapa, vietnamMountain View Hostel in Sapa. Close to Sapa bus station. Incredible views. Best hostel to meet other travelers in Sapa, Vietnam.check price button2 dnd 300x178
Huebest hostels in Hue vietnamBeach Bar Hue hostel is right on the beach with a sea view. The super chill beach bar makes it the best hostel in Hue, Vietnam!check price button2 dnd 300x178
Hoi Anbest hostel in Hoi An VietnamVIP Garden Homestay Hostel. Close to Cam Pho Temple & An Bang Beach. Best hostel with a swimming pool in Hoi An! A great hostel for couples in Vietnam!check price button2 dnd 300x178
Nha Trangbest hostels in Nha Trang VietnamMojzo Inn Hostel has a great location in center of Nha Trang. Amazing staff and excellent chill-out area! Brilliant hostel with private rooms in Vietnam. check price button2 dnd 300x178
Mui Nebest hostels in Mui Ne VietnamBackpacker Village Hostel, Mui Ne. In the backpacker area of Mui Ne. 100 metres from the beach. Best vibes of any hostel in Mui Ne! Awesome hostel with a pool in Vietnam!check price button2 dnd 300x178
Ho Chi Minh City / Saigonbest hostels in Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam SaigonBest hostel for style & design in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. The best place to relax and meet new friends in style! The best city center hostel in Vietnam!check price button2 dnd 300x178

In this article, you will find the following – best hostels in Hanoi, best hostels in Sapa, best hostels in Hue, best hostels in Hoi An, best hostels in Nha Trang, best hostels in Mui Ne, best hostels in Ho Chi Minh City, best hostels in Saigon.

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The Best Hostels in Hanoi, Vietnam

See you at Lily’s

The Best Hostel in Vietnam for Solo Travelers

PRICE: Dorms are around $5

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: See you at Lily’s Hostel in Hanoi offer not only a bed to their guests, but also a friendly atmosphere between the guests and staff. This is one of the best cheap hostels in Hanoi and even Vietnam! Even the owners will be present to make sure that all their clients are treated as promised. Located in the heart of Hanoi is another good reason to book with this hostel.

Hanoi Backpackers Hostel – The Original

The Best Party Hostel in Vietnam

PRICE: Dorms are around $5

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is located near the Hanoi Train Station. Also offers a hassle-free airport transfer. Guests can choose between female dorms, mixed dorm and double suites. They also offer a complimentary walking tour every 10 in the morning.

Hanoi Riverside Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $6

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: It’s near the bus and train stations. This hostel is in the perfect location and has a great staff. The breakfast is good. There are great facilities, and this hostel is a great luxury for such little money.  For these, and other reasons that you can only understand through experience, Hanoi Riverside Hostel Hanoi, is one of the best hostels in Hanoi.

Riverside Palace Hostel

PRICE:  Privates from around $9.50

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Cleanliness, comfort, location and super friendly staff! Personal and friendly service of the staff, with freshly squeezed fruit juice whenever you return from a hard day of exploring. Riverside Palace Hostel Hanoi has a really good breakfast with lots of choices plus plenty of fresh fruit! Proof that by getting the little things right and focusing on your guests, then you can go a long way to creating one of the best hostels in Hanoi!

Winter Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $5

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: There are many reasons that this is one of the best hostels in Hanoi. This hostel is in the heart of the city and surrounded by restaurants, shops, and cafes. It is a 5 min walk to Hoan Kiem Lake. There are clean, comfortable rooms, and it is an easy walk to everything. The staff is amazing, and there are free tea and coffee all day. Winter Hostel Hanoi is highly recommended by many travellers.

Hanoi Garden Queen Hotel (Not a hostel, Hanoi!)

PRICE: Double rooms from $55 per night

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Higher budget, but we included it as it’s one of our personal favourites in Hanoi. Vietnamese Buddhist design and decor. The incredible hospitable and genuine owner and his prized collection of vintage motorized bicycles! This is a little more expensive than any hostels available, but that’s because it’s a one-of-a-kind boutique hotel, designed by the architect owner, Mr Phuc, who also just happens to be a Kung Fu master! The atmosphere and ambience created by the family owners combined with the Buddhist artefacts and quirky vintage bikes make this a really special place and certainly one of the best hostels in Hanoi.

Golden Time Hostel Hanoi 2

PRICE: Dorms rooms are around $8

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Located on Ly Thai To Street, near Hoan Kiem Lake, and near a lot of restaurants. This hostel is great, there are clean rooms serviced daily, the rooms are beautiful and the staff is amazing. Just the decor alone is enough to make Golden Time 2 Hostel Hanoi, one of the best hostels in Hanoi!

Hanoi Backpackers Hostel – Downtown

PRICE: Dorms are around $5

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Are you searching for the best hostel around Old Quarter? Backpackers Hostel is right here for you. Aside from that, this also close to mouthwatering Vietnamese street foods, fresh beer and of course bars. If you’re down for just relaxing night, sit down at their restaurant where they serve comforting dishes.

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The Best Hostels in Sapa, Vietnam

My Tra Homestay Hostel

The Best Hostel for Couples in Vietnam

PRICE: Dorms are around $7

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Being only 9 km from Sapa Lake. It is also nestled in Ta Van Village. This hostel is surrounded by breathtaking scenery. It has very accommodating owners, modern facilities, and is highly recommend. Its perfect location away from the tourist centre, the friendly owners and a truly Vietnamese experience make My Tra Homestay Hostel Sapa, one of the best hostels in Sapa.

Mountain View Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $7

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is a short taxi ride away from Sapa bus station and also has incredible views from some of the windows. This hostel has a big common area to meet other travelers, the wifi can be a bit spotty. It’s clean and near the city center. Beautiful views, social vibes and central location make Mountain View Hostel Sapa, one of the best hostels in Sapa.

Go Sapa Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $5

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Go Sapa Hostel Sapa overlooks the Cat Cat Valley, which alone is enough to make it one of the best hostels in Sapa, and it has easy access to the town. The staff is very kind, there is a great atmosphere, a courtyard, and amazing views. There is also great privacy and the dorm beds have curtains.

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The Best Hostels in Hue, Vietnam

Hue Backpackers Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $7.50

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Being in the middle of the Imperial Capital City of Vietnam. The staff is also known to host quiz nights for those staying at the hostel. There is a great atmosphere, and this is a good place to meet people. The staff is amazing and there is a great party atmosphere. So, if you like your hostels with beer and music, then Backpackers Hostel Hue, is surely one of the best hostels in Hue Vietnam.

Kim’s Homestay Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $6 a night

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Being 14 km from the beach, 300 km from camel travel, and 100 km from Sinh Tourist. This hostel has a friendly and accommodating staff, clean and comfortable beds, and a relaxed, calm atmosphere. For the perfect combination of comfort, tranquillity and hospitality, Kim’s Homestay Hostel Hue is one of the best hostels in Hue Vietnam.

Beach Bar Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $12 a night

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is located directly on the beach with a sea view. This hostel has amazing hosts, comfortable rooms, and is located on a great beach. The hostel also has an awesome bar right on the beach, so just the view from your mojito is enough to make Beach Bar Hostel Hue one of the best hostels in Hue Vietnam.

 

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The Best Hostels in Hoi An Vietnam

Hoi An Backpackers Hostel – DK’s House

PRICE: Single bed with $13 Rooms all have en suite with towels provided

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Great location especially if you are targeting to visit the historical town. If you’re looking for a laid-back place after your long travel, this is the right one. In addition, this is close to An Bang beach which has been listed as top ten beaches around the world.

VIP Garden Homestay Hostel

The Best Hostel in Vietnam with Private Rooms

PRICE: Private rooms are around $12

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Being 700 m from Cam Pho Temple and 2 km from An Bang Public Beach. The owners are very accommodating, there are amazing beds and great balconies, not to mention the pool, enclosed by a courtyard softened by natural greenery. For all of the extra touches, VIP Garden Homestay Hostel Hoi An is one of the best hostels in Hoi An Vietnam.

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The Best Hostels in Nha Trang Vietnam

True Friends Inn Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $6 a night

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is in the heart of the entertainment district, near restaurants, and the beach is a 3-minute walk away. The staff is brilliant and friendly, and the hostel is in a great location near a lot of restaurants. There are very comfortable beds, and the whole hostel is clean and spacious. Everything combines nicely to make True Friends Hostel Nha Trang, one of the best hostels in Nha Trang.

Mojzo Inn Hostel

PRICE: Dorm rooms are around $7 a night

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is located in the quiet heart of Nha Trang. The hostel staff treats the guests with unprecedented kindness and enthusiasm. There is an excellent staff who are friendly and go above expectations. The super-comfortable chill out area makes you feel completely at home, making Mojzo Inn Hostel Nha Trang one of the best hostels in Nha Trang Vietnam.

Son & Daughter Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $4-6

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Being in the center of Nha Trang City, 5 minutes from the railway station, and 3 minutes to the beach. This is a good place, in a nice location, and has good staff. For focusing on the simple things and getting them just right, Son and Daughter Hostel Nha Trang is one of the best hostels in Nha Trang Vietnam.

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Backpacker Village Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $5 a night

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: In the backpacker area of Mui Ne, 100 metres from the beach and there is even a pool. Everything was wonderful, the staff, the atmosphere, the vibe, and the setting! Backpacker Village Mui Ne is one of the best hostels in Mui Ne Vietnam in one of the best places to visit in Vietnam.

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The Best Hostels in Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon Vietnam

The Hideout Hostel Saigon / Hideout Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $8 a night

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: It is located down Pham Ngu Lao Street in the famous backpacker area of Ho Chi Minh. This hostel is in an excellent location, has friendly staff, comfortable beds, and is spacious and clean. If you’re a fan of bright purple walls, then the Hideout Hostel Saigon, is definitely one of the best hostels in Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon, Vietnam.

Long Guesthouse Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $7 a night

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is located in the backpacker area and offers free breakfast. There are big beds. This hostel is clean and has wonderful staff. Simplicity, comfort and hospitality are what make Long Guesthouse Hostel Ho Chi Minh City, one of the best hostels in Ho Chi Minh City / Saigon, Vietnam.

Vy Khanh Hostel

PRICE: Double Room from $20

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Quiet location just off the Main Street, calm, cool, a lovely homestay with a lovely family. The hostess will give you full info to find your way around and you can start your day with her fantastic Vietnamese coffee. Walking to the guesthouse from the busy main road allows you to see locals serving street food and living their normal life. The guesthouse is close to some great bars and restaurants and at night you can’t hear all the traffic and any loud music. Definitely, this is one of the best hostels in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

The Common Room Project

The Best City Center Hostel in Vietnam

PRICE: Dorms from $11.50

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Vietnam?

FAMOUS FOR: Aside from the perfect accommodation, they also treat guests like family. After a long and tiring day in the streets of HCMC, stepping into the green doors of the Common Room signals winding down, lovely conversations and the comforts of home. Staff is cordial, cool environment, well decorated, the building itself is a piece of art. It’s a great choice for a group of friends who would like a comfortable resting place after exploring the city. Comfortable, quaint and nice, this is definitely one of the best hostels in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam.

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  1. Hey guys, such a lovely post! I loved the Buddhist style hotel, definitely on my check list now!
    I have a question for you actually, where from do you take the pictures you use? Are they your own or taken with agreement from booking.com/ hostelworld ? Thanks in advance, feel free to respond to my email if you don’t want to make it public.

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