Backpacker’s Guide: How to choose the best suite hostel when traveling?

When traveling to a new destination in Vietnam, choosing the right place to stay is very important. In some regions in the west of Vietnam, It is hard to find a good hotel with a reasonable price. For many backpackers traveling to Vietnam with a limited budget, it doesn’t make sense to spend 60$-150$ a night to stay in a 3 or 4 stars hotel or guesthouse, so they’ll often decide to find and stay in a hostel. Here are 5 advices about how to choose the best suite Vietnam hostel when traveling:

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1) READ THE REVIEWS OR CHECK THE RATING

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Reviews on TripAdvisor

 

The ones who’ve stayed in a Vietnam hostel knows it better than anybody. That’s why you should make sure to check the reviews & rating of those who have travelled to this country before making an online reservation, in order to get a feel of what it’s like.

2) RIGHT LOCATION

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Map of the Danang center

Before booking online, you should ask yourselves this question: “Is it in the right location?” The location of a Vietnam hostel is one of the things that backpackers should consider when traveling to a new destination. If the hostel is located right in the center of a city, It means that travelers would not spend too much on transports. From the hostel in the city center, you can easily reach to other destinations by bus, taxi or motorbike. What’s more, you can check the nearest hostel location by using the map on the booking sites, such as hostelworld.com, booking.com.

3) SIZE OF DORMITORIES

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Mixed dorms (from 8$/night)

The size of the dorms is one of the things that you should consider when finding the best hostel. The types of dorms and what size it is depends on your budget, type of your trip. Some hostels offer dorms with 4 – 6 or 20 beds as well as private rooms for couples.

4) DOES THE HOSTEL HAVE A KITCHEN?

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Hostel kitchen


If you are traveling with a limited budget, eating out could really be something that you don’t wanna be doing day after day. This is why kitchen is useful for you to cook for yourself – a great way to save your money, it is also a place where you could meet other travelers. To find out whether a hostel has a kitchen or not, check “Facilities” in the booking sites

5) HOW IS THE HOSTEL’S FACILITIES?

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– Does the hostel offer Free WIFI for travelers? Do you really need it to keep connected with your friends and family?
– Does the hostel have a place to store your luggage?
– Do you need a car parking?
There are 3 questions travelers should ask themselves when finding the right hostel, in order to make sure it has things that meet your requirements to stay.
HAVE A NICE TRIP!!!

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