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Why choose us?

Flipside Hostels are Kiwi owned meaning we know how to have a good time. Our staff have experience and knowledge of the tourism, hospitality and backpacker travel services in South-East Asia. We ourselves were once backpackers just like you so we understand what your expectations are and what you want to do.


At Flipside Hostels we understand that exploration lies in the heart of every traveler. With this in mind, we make it our aim to share with you, another side of Vietnam with adventure at the core of your unique experience.


15 Years Experiences

Far from the well trodden tourist destinations. We know the real, hidden Vietnam.

Travel Advice

We have unbeatable knowledge of Vietnam and we love helping you get the most out of your time in the Country!

Social and Awesome

All our hostels have a social culture and each one has an unbeatable social and friendly atmosphere.


Visa’s in Vietnam can be confusing, get in touch with us for all your visa and extension needs.


Whether is luxury or budget Flipside has you covered with a range of air conditioned privates and dorms, all cleaned daily. With two locations in Hanoi and two in Saigon, we have something for everyone.


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  • Some recent shots of beautiful winter weather in the mountainous region of Ha Giang and our amazing #truenorthtour 🤙🏼🤙🏼🤙🏼
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  • This is how we do #mekongmadness
  • Ha Giang is sexy but the rice wine sure ain't!
  • Brilliant show for Christmas down in Saigon! Merry Christmas from the Flipside crew.!!! 💪😎👍
  • What makes a better Christmas Eve than free beer, a BBQ and Christmas Carols from the incredible Hope Choir comprised of visually impaired musicians raising money for charity!! Merry Christmas!
#Christmas #christmascarols #BBQ #Beer #Freebeer #christmastree #santa
  • Christmas Eve charity night at Flipside Homebase! We are proud to have “Hope” a group of visually impaired musicians performing Christmas carols followed by an epic Christmas pub quiz with unreal prizes! #christmas #christmaseve #carols #charity #pubquiz #quiz #flipside
  • We’re getting ready for Christmas here at Flipside! Make sure to book in early this holiday season as spots for our delicious Christmas dinner at each of our locations are filling up fast! #christmas #holiday #familydinner #homeawayfromhome #santa #motorbike
  • #accurate 
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  • Up shit creek creek with a helmet cam and no paddle! Jerry's loving Mekong Madness!!!!
  • Flashing off our sexy private suite feat. our private plunge pool! Not a bad spot for some icy #coronas 🍺 big shout to @carterunreal for the snaps
  • #truenorthtour #hagiangloop #twistinthrottlesdrinkinbottles #backpacking #flipsidehostels #backpacking #travel #travelgram #vietnam
  • Saigon weather kicking off happy hour! En route to the rooftop now 🍻🌞

Guest Reviews

  • After returning to Saigon I thought I’d give the walking street Flipside a go after staying at the O.G previously during my trip. Great beds, very clean all round and super friendly staff. The rooftop bar has a jacuzzi pool!! Such an amazing feature to this hostel. Can’t wait to return when I’m back in Saigon as the staff 100% made my trip. Big shout outs to every member of staff here that made my stay extra special. Will definitely return when I’m back in Vietnam

    Solo Traveler
  • The staff are amazing at Flipside HCM! Jack, Danny and Nicole are so much fun but also so helpful! The beds are super comfy and it’s in great location

    Alice Milne
  • We stayed here for 3 nights and I could not have dreamed of a better place to start our trip! The staff are all so welcoming and fun and they all go above & beyond to make your stay special. Jack made a huge effort to make our night special, making us laugh and giving us tips on good places to go for dinner and drinks. The manager Jacob was also great, he gave us so many tips and helped us plan our trip and book other activities and travel! Not enough words to say how much we recommend this place

    Ali Scott
  • Probably one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in! This is ranging from the facilities, to the staff! We spent three nights here all together, the staff helped us book days trips and visa extensions, the hostel is so sociable, but yet the dorms are very quiet for the location and if you are shy the staff will get you talking to everyone. by the end of the night you will have made some close friends and will singing the night away! Big love to jack, Mitch, aggy and the rest of the team!

    David Buzz
  • We were extremely surprised with the location of our hostel, having never visited Vietnam. However, if you’re looking for a quiet stay, this isn’t for you. Mitch; Flipside’s rep, was amazing and managed to convince us to take part in the Mekong Madness tour. We highly recommend this tour, it was well organised and we thoroughly enjoyed our time. If you don’t fancy riding a moped yourself, they give you an option of being passenger. It’s a really good opportunity to see the other side of Vietnam.

    Holly Bacon