9 Best Hostels in Hanoi for Travelers on a Budget

Hanoi is a friendly city for travelers as the capital of Vietnam has many accommodation options to offer. We have listed the best hostels in Hanoi that are inexpensive and suitable for all tourists traveling on a budget.

1. Old Quarter View Hanoi Hostel

Old Quarter View Hanoi Hostel

Old Quarter View Hanoi Hostel is a hostel located in the old quarter of Hanoi. There are many room types to choose from, including male and female mix dormitory rooms, ranging from 4 beds to 18 beds, as well as female only dormitory rooms. All rooms in this hostel have air conditioning and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer. There is a spacious closet under each bed and reading lights on the bed. The hostel serves a complimentary breakfast every morning for free.

Price: 7-13.5 USD / person / night

Review score: 9.5/10

Nearby attractions: Hanoi Old City Gate, Dong Xuan Market, Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, Bach Ma Temple, Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple

Address: 3 Ngõ Nội Miếu, Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

2. Hay Hostel

Hay Hostel

Hay Hostel is a modern hostel that is suitable for tourists who want a good place to relax. The hostel is conveniently located as many restaurants and cafes can be found in the area. There are many rooms to choose from, such as a 6-bed mix dormitory room and a private room that can accommodate 2-4 people with an en-suit bathroom and free toiletries. Every room has a balcony with city views. The hostel has a big shared lounge and offers free Asian breakfast served every morning.

Price: 6-12.5 USD / person / night

Review score: 9/10

Nearby attractions: Hoan Kiem Lake, St. Joseph Cathedral, Ngoc Son Temple, Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, Hanoi Old City Gate, Dong Xuan Market

Address: 19 Hàng Mành, Hàng Gai, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 110704, Vietnam 

3. Hanoi Center Hostel

Hanoi Center Hostel

Hanoi Center Hostel is located in a bustling area amid the old city of Hanoi. This budget accommodation is only 400 meters from St. Joseph Cathedral. The hostel is decorated with bright colors and has many room types to choose from such as mix dormitory rooms with 4-10 beds and private rooms. There are also family rooms available.  Every room is equipped with air conditioning, wardrobe and personal safe box. The hostel provides free breakfast for everyone.

Price: 5-8 USD / person / night

Review score: 9/10

Nearby attractions: Hoan Kiem Lake, St. Joseph Cathedral, Ngoc Son Temple, Dong Xuan Market, National Library of Vietnam, Vietnam Military History Museum and Hanoi Book Street (Phố Sách)

Address: 13 Ngõ Trạm, Hàng Bông, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam 

4. Hanoi Amazing Hostel

Hanoi Amazing Hostel

Hanoi Amazing Hostel is a new hostel located in the old quarter of Hanoi which is offering beautiful views. The hostel is decorated in bright white and green. There are many room types to choose from, including mix dormitory rooms, female-only dormitory rooms and private rooms. All beds have privacy curtains, reading lights, electrical plugs for charging phones and personal lockers. This hostel has an underground bar and serves a buffet breakfast daily.

Price: 6-13 USD / person / night

Review score: 9/10

Nearby attractions: Hang Da Market, Hoan Kiem Lake, St. Joseph Cathedral, Vietnam Military History Museum, Historical Military Museum, National Library of Vietnam

Address: 14 Ngõ Trạm, Cửa Đông, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam 

5. Senco Female Hostel

Senco Female Hostel

Women traveling to Hanoi who don't want to worry about safety can choose to stay at Senco Female Hostel because the hostel serves only female travelers. The hostel has only 6 dormitory rooms that are tidy and clean. The hotel is located in the heart of Hanoi's old city but on a quiet road allowing tourists to fully relax.

Price: 5-7 USD / person / night

Review score: 9/10

Nearby attractions: Bach Ma Temple, Hanoi Old City Gate, Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, Ngoc Son Temple

Address: 12 Ngõ Đào Duy Từ, Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

6. Hanoi City Backpackers Hostel

Hanoi City Backpackers Hostel

Hanoi City Backpackers Hostel is located in the heart of Hanoi's old town on a street full of shops and cafes. There are many types of rooms to choose from, including mix dormitory rooms with 4-8 beds. The rooms are decorated in bright colors. Every room has bunk beds, flat-screen TV, safe and tea/coffee maker. Some rooms even have a balcony and microwave. There is also a private room decorated with carved wooden furniture and complete facilities. This hostel also features a complimentary breakfast and free beer.

Price: 6-10 USD / person / night

Review score: 8.5/10

Nearby attractions: Hoan Kiem Lake, Cathedral, Water Puppet Theater, Ho Chi Minh Complex, Temple of Literature

Address: 55 Bát Sứ, Hàng Bồ, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam 

7. Republik Backpackers Hostel

Republik Backpackers Hostel

Republik Backpackers Hostel is a hostel in Hanoi that was created by a backpacker. This is a place for tourists who love to socialize and meet other travelers. The hostel has both private rooms and mix male and female dormitory rooms. The accommodation is safe with key card access and private lockers. The hostel also has a movie room, rooftop terrace and bar with a pool table.

Price: 6-10.5 USD / person / night

Review score: 8.5/10

Nearby attractions: Dong Xuan Market, Hanoi Old City Gate, Quan Thanh Temple, Bach Ma Temple, Cua Bac Church, Thang Long Imperial Citadel

Address: 14A Phùng Hưng, Hàng Mã, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam  

8. Happy Feet Hostel

Happy Feet Hostel

Happy Feet Hostel is located in Hoan Kiem district of Hanoi. Happy Feet Hostel has a variety of rooms to choose from including mixed dormitory rooms, female-only dormitory rooms and private rooms. It also has family rooms. The hostel provides a buffet breakfast every day.

Price: 4-9 USD / person / night

Review score: 8.5/10

Nearby attractions: Dong Xuan Market, Hoan Kiem Lake, St. Joseph Cathedral, Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, Ngoc Son Temple and Trang Tien Plaza

Address: So 8 Ngõ Đào Duy Từ, Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam 

9. Halley Hostel

Halley Hostel

Halley Hostel is a hostel designed like a normal living house of Hanoi. Each piece of furniture in the house has a story about Hanoi's history in the 1990s. If you choose to stay here, you can truly live the life like people of Hanoi. The hostel offers mixed dormitory rooms, female-only dormitory rooms and private rooms. Every room at this hostel has a balcony.

Price: 5.5-6.5 USD / person / night

Review score: 9/10

Nearby attractions: Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple, Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, Bach Ma Temple, St. Joseph Cathedral

Address: 16 Tố Tịch, Hàng Gai, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam

Remark: Room prices displayed in this article were present at the moment of writing and can change at any time depending on the travel time, length of stay, selected hostel and room type.

Tips

If you are not sure which is the best area to stay in Hanoi, check our Guide to Hanoi Best Areas.