Planning a visit to Hanoi? Luckily, the hotels in Hanoi are some of the best in the country.
The buzzing capital of Vietnam – is known for its rich history, busy street life and centuries of French, Asian and Chinese influences all blended into one bustling city. It’s also wonderful base from which to explore the North of Vietnam, including Halong Bay and Sapa.
But hey, you haven’t left the city just yet. Rest your head in these beautiful hotels…
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Head west to uncover Hanoi’s newest district, Tu Liem, which is all business and sleek design. The JW Marriot Hotel here is pure luxury with buckets of style. Modern rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing views of the city or the lake – both stunning sights to wake up to.
This iconic five-star hotel is in Hanoi’s French Quarter and has beautiful French colonial architecture. As its name suggests, Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi is just a stone’s throw from the Hanoi Opera House, so you’ve no excuse not to put your glad rags on and catch a performance.
All four l’Opera Grand Suites have perfect views of the Opera House, so book into one of those for a really memorable stay.
You’ll have the best views of West Lake (Tay Ho) at Pan Pacific Hanoi, an always-impressive hotel that has stylish rooms with marble bathrooms and one of the city’s best rooftop bars.
The Summit Lounge is a popular place from which to watch the sun setting over West Lake, cocktail in hand.
Occupying the upper part of the magnificent 65-floor Lotte Center, Lotte Hotel Hanoi has incredible views in all directions – from West Lake to the Old Quarter.
There’s 235 standard rooms and 83 suites, as well as a great range of facilities if you need a break from the hectic city itself. Relax in hotel’s yoga room, spa, sauna or indoor golf range.
The former home of the French Governor, this beautiful hotel is full of French colonial charm and is easily one of the most romantic hotels in Hanoi. Charlie Chaplin has stayed here, so if it’s good enough for him it’s good enough for us!
There’s award-winning Vietnamese, French and European restaurants, so you won’t go hungry or you can take a breather in the luxurious Le Spa du Metropole.
The Zéphyr Suites Boutique Hotel is perfectly located in the Heart of Hanoi with the famous Hoan Kiem Lake just across the street, so it’s an ideal spot for exploring the city.
Rooms are elegant, with more of a traditional Vietnamese vibe than others on the list, and many have private balconies. A lovely boutique hotel.
Don’t be fooled by the unassuming exterior – this hotel opens up into an uber-cool place to stay, with touches of metal, glass and wood with modern steel greys and blue colours throughout.
Many of the rooms overlook the higgledy piggledy rooftop city skyline, and all rooms have super fluffy bathrobes and soft linen. Heavenly.