Make sure you match them.
You will notice this with almost every single hostel as this boils down to the type of users from both platforms. Cancellation must be done via Hostelworld to avail of your free cancellation. I just know that I am uninstalling their app after writing this review.
While this is not a major concern really, it is important to keep in mind that there are good hostels and properties that may not be included in the platform. And truth be told, no website has captured all hostels.
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Hostelworld has a lifesaver in it too: if you have not booked anything prior and you just arrived, the "current location" quick search will give you the fastest result with one click.
The reviews and comments are from a more backpackers perspective. Read: complete guide to best hostels in Vietnam — with map 2. This is a wonderful feature that allows the guest to protect their deposit although if you are sure to go on the dates you booked, you can always choose the standard non-flexible option.