Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Ninh Binh, Vietnam. You can choose from 22 Ninh Binh hostels. In total, there are 77 cheap places to stay in Ninh Binh such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $9 for a dorm.
Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Ninh Binh, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Hoa Lu District
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Ninh Binh? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Ninh Binh alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Ninh Binh. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Ninh Binh. To help you make friends with Ninh Binh before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Ninh Binh, a city in the northeast of Vietnam just ninety kilometers south of Hanoi, is a little bit dusty and it isn't a paradise for tourists or backpackers. The city doesn't have much to see or do, but is many times used as a base to explore the areas of Tam Coc and Hoa Lu. The last one, Hoa Lu, is just thirteen kilometers from Ninh Binh -- and you will have to pay an entrance fee -– and is an ancient capital of a Vietnamese kingdom more than a thousand years ago, and will definitely make your trip worth it. Here you will find a lot of ruins but the best are the temples that lay in a narrow valley and the saddle mountain –- just on the opposite side, after a “few” steps –- that will give you the best panoramic view of the ancient city. The best way to reach Hoa Lu is by bicycle, but ask the locals some advice for the best route.
If you save the best for last, that should be Tam Coc. It is also reachable by bicycle, but make sure you take a map with you, as the way to explore the area is much more complex than Hoa Lu; you can take an early boat and make sure you go to the cave pagoda known as Bich Dong and find the amazing three Buddhas that rest in there. Than let yourself be amazed by the natural beauty of Tam Coc and explore the area in a relaxed way.
The best way to arrive in Ninh Binh is by train from Hanoi but there are also reliable buses coming to the city. The hostels in Ninh Binh are well prepared to provide you all the information you need to explore Hoa Lu and Tam Coc. There are a few hostels in Ninh Binh and usually they have some travelers, so it is a good place to exchange some travelers' stories and experiences.
Written by local enthusiast for Ninh Binh hostels CoffeeMarks
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Ninh Binh. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Ninh Binh. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Ninh Binh and Vietnam.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.