Photo: The Reef: Motorcyclists' pitstop in Tuy Hoa.

Photo of The Reef HostelThe Reef Hostel

The only backpacker joint in town

12 Le Hong Phong, Tuy Hoa T: (0934) 887 362

The Reef Hostel

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As travellers buzz up and down Vietnam by motorbike, word of mouth has spread about The Reef, and it’s become the go-to place for a Tuy Hoa pit stop.

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Located just a couple blocks from the beach, it’s the only backpacker accommodation in town. It’s also the cheapest, with a bunk in the air-con dorm going for 120,000 dong including breakfast and towel.

Opened in 2016, the dorms are fairly spartan, with windows, simple wooden bunks, WiFi and a few electrical outlets. The private rooms are also simple affairs, equipped with air-con and a private hot water bathroom. There are same priced or cheaper private rooms in town, but this is likely the only place you’ll find where English is spoken. It’s also safe to say that it’s the only place in town with a hot tub. The hostel’s chatty, strongly opinionated owner—the same proprietor of Bob’s Cafe American—can assist with travel advice and point out mechanics for the Honda Wins that roll in desperate for a motorbike doctor.

The Reef Hostel is located just west of Le Duan Street, which is one road back from the beach road.

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Walk-in rates at The Reef Hostel

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm air-con
120,000 dong
120,000 dong
Dbl air-con private bathroom
200,000 dong
200,000 dong
Room: Dorm air-con, low season: 120,000 dong, high season 120,000 dong. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 200,000 dong, high season 200,000 dong. Notes:

Where is The Reef Hostel

The Reef Hostel
12 Le Hong Phong, Tuy Hoa
T: (0934) 887 362
Coordinates (for GPS): 109º18'47.64" E, 13º6'10.81" N
Room rates: Under US$10

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