Central Backpackers

Central Backpackers

Good-value quality backpacker hostel

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This backpacker hostel really is popular with the backpacking crowd and rightly so.

Travelfish says:

The owners have done a great job of providing good quality budget accommodation when most places in this price range are downright scary. The dorm rooms, which have four to six beds each and a shared bathroom ensuite, are clean and tidy and your only concern is going to be if you get noisy roommates. The clean and bright private rooms are also good value for Vang Vieng with big beds, old cable TVs and private hot water bathrooms. These rooms also come with relaxing balconies. There’s lockers on the ground floor (bring your own lock), WiFi is available throughout and true to the hostel’s motto “Just feel at home with friends”, the ground floor is usually packed with people just chilling – a great place to meet new friends.

Contact details for Central Backpackers

Address: Main road, Vang Vieng
T: (023) 511 593; (020) 5677 0677;  
Email: vangvieng-backpackers@hotmail.com
Web: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vang-Vieng-Central-Backpackers-Hostel/218152424881571
Coordinates (for GPS): 102º26'57.13" E, 18º55'31.34" N
See position in Apple or Google Maps: Apple Maps | Google Maps
Room rates: Under US$10

Room rates

What we were quoted as a walk-in.

Dorm fan cooled 40,000 kip 40,000 kip
Dbl fan private bathroom 100,000 kip 100,000 kip
Triple fan private bathroom 150,000 kip 150,000 kip
Dbl air-con private bathroom 150,000 kip 150,000 kip
Triple air-con private bathroom 200,000 kip 200,000 kip

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Cindy Fan is a Canadian writer/photographer and author of So Many Miles, a website that chronicles the love of adventure, food and culture. After falling in love with sticky rice and Mekong sunsets, in 2011 she uprooted her life in Toronto to live la vida Laos. She’s travelled to over 40 countries and harbours a deep affection for Africa and Southeast Asia. In between jaunts around the world, she calls Laos and Vietnam home where you’ll find her traipsing through rice paddies, standing beside broken-down buses and in villages laughing with the locals.

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