PADDY’S HOSTEL AND BAR $$
With a breezy layout, welcoming atmosphere, and pub fare that brings you home to Ireland, Paddy’s Hostel and Bar is a celebratory spot for all things Irish in a quiet corner of Hoi An. On the ground level Paddy’s boasts a large bar, imported ales, three LCD screens, and a pool table. French doors open to a courtyard with outdoor seating and a swimming pool.
Upstairs, long corridors stretch the length of the building and open to airy balconies that overlook the surrounding rice fields. In dormitory style rooms with names like ‘Leprechaun’ or ‘Shamrock’ one will find soft beds and clean linen for 220k VND, or about $10 USD, per night. Paddy’s also offers private rooms with double and twin beds as well as free bicycles on a first-come/first-serve basis.
Once known mainly as a sports bar, the hostel is now the primary focus. Paddy’s nevertheless still hosts large gatherings around popular sporting events and holidays. They offer affordable happy hour deals with mojitos for 50k VND from 2pm to 4pm, and local beer and vodka mixers for 20k VND – about $1 USD – all day and night. Most of the time, however, guests looking for a quiet night’s sleep can be reassured that the bar closes around 10pm, and those looking to party can be shuttled to and from the Old Town for a nightly pub crawl.
If you’re looking for a social space away from the hustle of the Old Town, consider booking a night at Paddy’s Hostel and Bar. With clean, comfortable beds, and an inclusive bar environment, Paddy’s is the place to go for a bit of Irish hospitality in Hoi An.