Hoi An, a delightful historic riverside town in Central Vietnam boasts flavorful cuisine, traditional wooden architecture, and colorful lanterns adorning the streets.

Known for being a UNESCO World Heritage site, it is recognized for being a well-preserved example of a Southeast Asian trading port from the 15th to 19th centuries.

Although it has become quite the popular tourist destination, it still maintains its lovely ancient feel. Because of this, it attracts visitors from all over the world and has become quite a popular backpacking destination.

There are no airports here, so visitors must come in by bus, car or motorbike. Within the ancient town itself, many of the roads are car-free zones making for a more peaceful and relaxed experience for tourists.

Many visitors to Hoi An enjoy biking along the streets, trying some of the flavorful foods, exploring temples, and shopping at local markets. 

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Hoi An is also situated very close to some of Vietnam’s most beautiful beaches including An Bang and Cui Dang beaches. As a popular tourist destination for all ages, there is no shortage of things to do in the area.

There are lots of amazing resorts for families looking for a relaxing stay. For backpackers and solo travelers, there are plenty of amazing hostels to choose from which offer numerous activities and interesting things to do.

From party hostels to more relaxed beachside B&B’s, there are plenty of options for all kinds of travelers! Here are some of the best hostels offered in Hoi An: 

Hoi An Vietnam Backpacker Hostel

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from $9 / 6-dorm 4.2/5 Map

Highlights of the Hostel:

  • Events including:
    • Pool party
    • Beer pong
    • Quiz nights
    • DJ nights
  • Movie Room
  • Pool
  • Bike rental
  • Free breakfast
  • Free drinks at the bar

Conveniently located between the historic town and some of Vietnam’s most incredible beaches, Hoi An Vietnam Backpacker Hostels guarantee visitors fun and eventful overall experience.

Not far from the amazing Kahuna’s Hoi An Beach Club, travelers have the option to check out some amazing seaside spots nearby. 

Offering both 4 and 6-bed dorm rooms as well as private rooms, this hostel is clean and air-conditioned with plenty of storage space. Staff members are always available to help arrange tours and airport transportation. With the best social and party vibes around, travelers looking to enjoy themselves are sure to have a good time while staying here.

The hostel also offers free breakfast and vodka/rum from the bar which is a great perk for travelers. The pool is also an amazing feature which all the guests enjoy for cooling off and relaxing in their free time! All in all, this is a great place to stay for a fun time!

Tribee Kinh Hostel and Bar

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from $6 / 6-dorm 4.3/5 Map

Highlights of the Hostel:

  • Free buffet-style breakfast
  • Free Activities/ Social Events including:
    • Street Food Tour
    • Spring Roll Cooking Class
    • Pub Crawl
    • Countryside Bike Tour
  • Bar Offering Free Beer / Rum and Coke
  • Cafe
  • Luggage Storage

Known for its vibrant party atmosphere, Tribee Kinh offers a fun and lively environment for meeting fellow travelers and having an amazing time.

Situated in the perfect location – only 5 minutes walking distance from the ancient town and about a 20-minute bike ride to the beach – travelers find it easy to explore nearby areas. Other nearby attractions include the Hoi An Historic Museum, Japanese Covered Bridge, and Quang Treu Assembly Hall. 

The hostel also offers shared dorm rooms with between 3 and 6 beds (and no bunk beds!) Guests remark that the rooms are very clean and spacious. Each guest has an individual locker that slides out from under the bed. Additionally, the hostel has free parking, luggage storage, and 24-hour security for all guests convenience.

Guests boast about the welcoming and helpful staff members who went above and beyond to ensure everyone had an amazing time during their stay. Rated as the #1 hostel in Hoi An, Tribee Kinh is sure to be the best place to be if you are looking for a fun time!

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Leo Leo Hostel

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from $8 / 5-dorm 4.3/5 Map

Highlights of the Hostel:

  • On-site bar and cafe
  • Pool table
  • Free Breakfast
  • Family style dinner
  • Rooftop area
  • No Bunk beds

In a convenient location, Leo Leo Hostel is only a 3-minute walking distance to the ancient town and 4 km from the beach (20 minutes by bicycle). The friendly staff members are available to help with tour and bus ticket booking.

In addition to the cafe and bar on-site, there is a cool rooftop area which makes for an excellent environment for socialization and meeting fellow travelers. In addition to offering delicious free breakfast, they also have family dinner nights for guests. All in all, Leo Leo has a more chill vibe and never gets overly loud as some of the other party hostels. Yet, for those looking to enjoy a good time – there is a party hostel right next door.

This hostel also has been recognized for being very clean and having nice facilities for everyone’s convenience and comfort. Guests also comment on the very helpful staff and perfect location for exploration.

Tribee Ede Hostel and Bar

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from $6 / 6-dorm 4.5/5 Map

Highlights of the Hostel:

  • Free buffet-style breakfast
  • Free Activities/ Social Events including:
    • Street Food Tour
    • Spring Roll Cooking Class
    • Pub Crawl
    • Countryside Bike Tour
  • Bar Offering Free Beer / Rum and Coke
  • Cafe
  • Tour booking services

Tribee Ede Hostel is located within 5 minutes walking distance from the historic town of Hoi An and local markets and only about 20 minutes by bike to the beach.

Being in a more quiet location and having more of a chill vibe than its partner hostel Tribee Kinh, visitors enjoy the natural surroundings and can socialize in a more relaxed environment. 

Tribee Ede offers dorm rooms with between 3 and 6 beds (not bunk-style!). The hostel also has a cool on-site bar which visitors can enjoy. The bar stops serving alcohol at 10 PM so those looking to relax and have an early night in can do so, while others who are looking to continue the party can move to their partner hostel.

Travelers boast about the social atmosphere, wonderful staff, and convenient location which help make for a wonderful stay. With all of these excellent features, travelers have rated Tribee Ede highly again and again.

Hoa Binh Hostel

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from $6 / 6-dorm 4.1/5 Map

Highlights of the Hostel:

  • Free Social Events: 
    • Cooking classes Monday and Thursday
    • Bike tours on Saturday
  • Free Buffet Breakfast every day
  • Laundry Service
  • Restaurant/Bar on-site
  • Free drinks at the bar
  • Free Happy Hour

With a central location in Hoi An, it is convenient for visitors looking to explore, enjoy shopping or local cuisine. Hoa Binh offers 4 and 6-bed air-conditioned rooms with individual lockers.

The 4-bed rooms also are not bunk-style which is preferable for many travelers. There are also private rooms available for those who prefer. The helpful staff members can help arrange travel from tour booking to flight, train, and bus ticket purchases. 

The Chill Out Restaurant and Bar offers a delicious variety of food options including Western and local Vietnamese cuisine, as well as a free happy hour! Many guests have commented highly on the delicious breakfast here!

There is also free parking and luggage storage available. With a friendly atmosphere and a fun common area, this is a great place for meeting fellow travelers and having an overall fun stay while in Hoi An.

The Seaside Bungalow Hostel and Bar

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from $8 / 8-dorm 4.6/5 Map

Highlights of the Hostel:

  • Restaurant/Bar offers delicious food/ drink options
  • Events hosted by hostel include;
    • Beach bonfire/BBQ
    • Beach camping
    • Family style-dinner
  • Bike rental
  • Tour booking
  • Close to the beach

For travelers looking for a more relaxing experience, The Seaside Bungalow Hostel offers a stay in a quiet seaside village just a short walk away from the beautiful Ha My Beach.

All rooms are air-conditioned and provide a clean and comfortable sleeping environment. Visitors can also enjoy delicious food cooked at the on-site restaurant and bar. As it is set closer to the beach, the area is less crowded with all the tourists visiting the ancient town of Hoi An. Yet, it is just a short bike ride from the ancient town. 

The friendly staff at the 24-hour front desk are always available to help you book tours and arrange airport or train transportation.

Many travelers boast about the overall atmosphere of this hostel and the perks of it being away from the busy crowds near the ancient town. With a cool outdoorsy vibe, visitors are sure to enjoy their stay and have a chill environment for meeting others.

All in all, visitors to Hoi An have plenty of amazing accommodation options to choose from. All of these hostels are excellent choices which allow travelers to socialize and have an amazing time. All of these locations provide convenient access to nearby attractions including many beaches and ancient town. 

Hoi An is well-known by tourists around the globe for its lovely ancient town and colorful streets adorned with lanterns and traditional architecture. For those visiting Southeast Asia, it is most definitely a must-see destination in Vietnam. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, take a vibrant bicycle ride through the ancient town, explore temples, or just taste some of Vietnam’s most delicious cuisine, Hoi An will surely have many options of things for you to enjoy. 

Again and again, visitors have found themselves enchanted by the atmosphere of this unique and traditional town. With so many affordable and convenient places to stay, there’s no reason not to come and enjoy the delightful town of Hoi An! Come stay at one of these amazing spots, make new friends and explore the town!

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