This five-star luxury hotel may be in the business district, but it’s certainly not all work and no play here. Head to the tropical Palm Court Lobby Bar for a drink at the end of a busy day, or luxuriate in one of its Jacuzzis or large outdoor pool. The suites are palatial, and range from spacious Family Rooms to magnificently equipped Senator and Presidential suites.
Insider Tip: The extravagant three-bedroom Royal Suite has floor to ceiling glass windows from which you can take in views of the city, the nearby park and the hotel swimming pool.
Hotel De L’Opera Hanoi
This 21st century sanctuary is, as you might expect, close to the Opera House. Along with its prime location comes plenty of opulence, from its indoor courtyard restaurant Satine serving fine Vietnamese food, to its selection of plush suites. The Grand Suite is truly the grandest of them all, with its expansive living area, custom made bed and prime view of the Opera House.
Insider Tip: Don’t miss the great range of leisure facilities where you can go bowling, play tennis or practise your golf swing.
Hanoi Moment Hotel
This hotel in Hanoi’s Old Quarter is in a fantastic location for exploring the main city sites. Keep up to date with all the latest happenings in the city via your in-room private laptop that comes with free Wi-Fi. Customer satisfaction is paramount here, so you won’t have to worry about a thing. Your balanced diet is even taken care of by a fresh fruit basket delivered to your room daily.
Insider Tip: The spacious Junior Suite is great for honeymooners with its private balcony and panoramic city view.
JW Marriott Hanoi
The latest addition to Hanoi’s hotel landscape, the JW Marriott is housed in an eye-catching building that looks like an inverted skyscraper. Acclaimed architect Carlos Zapata Studio designed it to evoke the characteristics of a dragon – an important symbol from Vietnam's past. Relax in the hanging swimming pool – situated on the top floor, it juts out from the building offering an incredible view of the city, especially at night.
Insider Tip: Take an early morning walk around the courtyard and enjoy the gorgeous lake behind the hotel where you’ll find a traditional temple on an island.
Paradise Boutique Hotel
This urban retreat has 25 rooms providing all the comforts of home, from thoughtfully chosen artwork on the walls to freshly cut flowers. The Paradise Suite has its own balcony, whilst the Deluxe Rooms have big bathtubs to sink into after a long day of shopping in the Old Quarter nearby.
Insider Tip: Ask staff about green transport options around town – there are bicycles and electric cars you can rent.
Intercontinental Hanoi Westlake Hotel
Intercontinental Hanoi Westlake Hotel is located in the city of Hanoi, 40 minutes drive from Noi Bai International Airport. Set entirely over the Westlake and adjacent to the 800-year-old Golden Lotus Pagoda, the hotel features tastefully-decorated guestrooms, five restaurants and bars, a ballroom and four event rooms. All of the spacious guestrooms are complemented with in-room conveniences like LCD television, private balconies and either Hanoi, pool or full lake views. Enjoy the hotel's several restaurants and bars, as well as facilities like swimming pool, health club and a conference centre.
Insider Tip: On the Condé Nast Traveler ‘Hot List’ for its sublime waterfront locale, this cosmopolitan hotel is built entirely over the serene waters of Hanoi’s largest lake. There is an innovative Vietnamese cuisine on offer, a French brasserie style café and the beautiful Sunset Bar set on its own island accessible by a torch-lit bridge.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel
Located in the heart of downtown Hanoi, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel has a rich history and a century-long tradition of welcoming ambassadors, writers, heads of state, and entrepreneurs. Indulge in a gastronomical experience with excellent French cuisine at Le Beaulieu, Hanoi specialties at Spices Garden, and premium Italian steak at Angelina. Seven function rooms, a swimming pool, fitness centre, and the recently built Le Spa du Metropole are also available for you. The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel is a fine blend of Vietnamese hospitality and European grandeur that offers a legendary service.
Insider Tip: Rooms in the old classic Metropole Wing feature soaring ceilings and exclusive guestroom balconies. Have a try of Le Club's Graham Greene cocktail made with Bacardi rum, lime juice, and sugar syrup.
Moevenpick Hotel Hanoi
Conveniently located in the heart of Hanoi’s business district, only 5 minutes from the city centre, Moevenpick Hotel Hanoi is specially tailored to meet the needs of discerning corporate travellers. It offers well-appointed rooms and suites equipped with LCD TVs and a wide selection of international cable TV channels. Broadband cable and Wi-Fi are accessible in all guestrooms and throughout the public areas of the hotel. Mangosteen, the all-day dining restaurant, offers an interactive buffet and à la carte menu. For well being, head to Kinetic Gym and Wellness Studio.
Insider Tip: Hang out at the Lounge 83 with friends and enjoy the warm and relaxed atmosphere with a wide selection of martinis, cocktails and wines offered from the hotel's wine cellar.
Silk Path Hotel
At Silk Path Hotel, excellent service and superior facilities make for an unforgettable stay. Valet parking, restaurant, family room, business centre and daily newspapers are just a few of the facilities that set Silk Path Hotel apart from other hotels in the city. The hotel features 106 beautifully appointed guestrooms, each including ironing facilities and complimentary Internet access. It offers wonderful recreational facilities such as hot tub, fitness centre, sauna and steam room to make your stay truly unforgettable. Silk Path Hotel is a smart choice for travellers to Hanoi, offering a relaxed and hassle-free stay every time.
Insider Tip: Take advantage of the hotel's excellent location and venture out to top attractions nearby such as the Southern Gate, Hoa Lo Prison and Nha Tho. The hotel lies right in the city centre and provides accessibility to important town facilities.
The Hanoi Club Hotel & Lake Palais Residences
Situated on the banks of Hanoi’s largest lake, the West Lake, The Hanoi Club Hotel & Lake Palais Residences offers a first-class accommodation with uninterrupted panoramic views. The luxurious property provides professional service in a relaxing atmosphere. It offers a fitness centre, Bonus Club Jackpot and Gaming Centre, Panda Kid’s Club, and Arena Golf Driving Range, making the hotel a perfect rendezvous spot for either business or casual get-togethers. In-room amenities are also arranged to ensure that you have a comfortable stay. For those looking for an upscale establishment with a wealth of activities and a kid-friendly environment, The Hanoi Club Hotel & Lake Palais Residences makes a perfect solution.
Insider Tip: Request for a room with a view of the West Lake to avoid the hustle and bustle of city traffic and be charmed by the breathtaking view at every sunset.