Top Hotels in Hanoi, Vietnam

Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, deserves to stay here before heading to the country’s popular resorts. The city absorbed the culture of the East and the West, became an example of the organic fusion of antiquity and modernity. It occupies a vast territory, but the main problem for tourists is its stretching. For those who want to explore the history of the capital, it is better to choose hotels in the Old Quarter of Ha Hoi, near Hoan Kiem Lake, the French Quarter.

The Old Quarter is the historic district of Hanoi, built in the traditional Asian style. Ancient workshops, bakeries, shops have been preserved here. Even the streets still have ancient names – Shoe, Sugar, etc. Hoan Kiem Lake is located in the center of the city. This is a popular walking area. In the center there is also the West Lake. It is not in a very convenient place, but next to it inexpensive apartments are rented and hotels are built that provide high-quality services.

The French Quarter consists of numerous buildings in the colonial style. The French architectural style has influenced the culture of Vietnamese cities, including this area of Hanoi. The most beautiful hotels with exquisite interiors are located here. But our review is based on the rating of all hotel complexes located in the Vietnamese capital.

The Oriental Jade Hotel

Oriental Jade 5* is located in the heart of Hanoi near St. Joseph’s Cathedral. From its windows you can clearly see the lake Hoan Kiem, the Hanoi Cathedral and the streets of the Old Quarter. The hotel is a good starting point for exploring the city. All historical sights and public transport are within walking distance. If the guest arrives by car or rents it at the hotel rental office, then he is provided with a place in private parking (the service is paid). It offers guests: an outdoor panoramic pool on the 12th floor, included in the payment for breakfast, a good fitness center, a spa, room service. The restaurant is open throughout the day.

“Great place near the puppet theatre on the water, the beautiful lake and the night market. From the very beginning, we had a desire to plunge into the real life of Vietnam. Before leaving for Ha Long, we spent 3 days in Hanoi. At the hotel we were told where to go and what to see” Joseph, Ireland




La Sinfonia del Rey Hotel & Spa

La Sinfonía del Rey Hotel & Spa 4* is located 200 meters from the puppet theater on the water. Allergy-free rooms are available, each individually decorated. It is based on the classics and colonial traditions of furnishing. This boutique hotel is an oasis of tranquility right in the heart of the bustling capital, seeking to enhance guests’ relaxation through carefully thought-out service and unbeatable location. The spacious rooms offer the space you need to recuperate, while smart lighting, modern soundproofing and a sophisticated air purification system promise uncompromising comfort. On the top floor there is a restaurant offering delicious meals throughout the day, and even higher, on the roof, is the Sky Bar – one of the most popular holiday destinations in Hanoi. Guests also appreciated the spa treatments provided at the hotel.




InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, an IHG Hotel 5 * built near the West Lake near the historical landmark – the 800-year-old Golden Pagoda. The old quarter is within walking distance. Hotels on the West Lake are quiet, peaceful places to relax from the hustle and bustle of the city. For car owners, free parking is provided here. The Distance to the Puppet Theater on the Water and the Museum of Fine Arts of Vietnam is about 5 km away. The hotel provides a tour desk and can arrange trips to explore interesting places in Hanoi. There is a wellness centre with an excellent gym, swimming pool, yoga and Pilates room. The SPA has a massage parlour. On the territory of the hotel complex there are 3 restaurants, Sunset Bar, Diplomat Lounge, Le Gourmet Café with its own bakery.

“Here you feel not like in a regular hotel, but in a separate villa. I was especially pleased with the view. We loved drinking tea in the evening and watching Hanoi at night” Bernard, Germany




Pan Pacific Hanoi

Pan Pacific Hanoi 5* is located within walking distance from the center of Hanoi. The lively Old Quarter is a 3 km or 15-minute walk away. Rooms, suites and junior suites with round-the-clock service are distinguished by tastefully furnished interiors and thoughtful amenities. It offers stunning views of West Lake Hanoi, Trak Bach Lake and the Red River. The Pacifica restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine. It serves real dim sum and delicacies of Chinese cuisine. A buffet service is also available and serves international cuisine. Guests have access to Song Hong Bar or Summit Rooftop Lounge. Guests appreciated the presence of 2 swimming pools, high-quality SPA treatments and a well-equipped gym.




Fraser Suites Hanoi

Fraser Suites Hanoi are apartments that do not have a category, but provide services by the standards of 4-star hotels. The hotel complex is connected to the shopping center Syrena, has a spa pool, a spacious fitness room and modernly decorated rooms with an equipped kitchen. The apartments, built on the shores of West Lake, offer business travelers and tourists a fantastic hotel location in the heart of the city and a safe, soothing respite from the chaotic streets of Hanoi. The imposing skyscraper with rooftop pool and bar in the famous Tai Ho district boasts unbeatable views of Hanoi’s largest freshwater lake and surrounding gardens. 280 residences are available for accommodation – from studios to luxurious duplexes.




Apricot Hotel

Apricot Hotel 5* is a luxury hotel located in the historic center of Hanoi on the shores of Hoan Kiem Lake. The chic rooms are decorated in a neoclassical style. The owners and staff are passionate about Vietnamese art and willingly share its heritage with guests. The hotel has long been a patron of the arts, buying art from local painters and sculptors. All this wealth is used in the decoration of halls, rooms and common recreation areas. The 123 elegant rooms exude luxury, cosy and intimate atmosphere. Apricot invites guests on an artistic journey with meticulous attention to detail, where impeccable service is combined with a harmonious mosaic of local tastes. It offers vacationers: an infinity pool on the roof, exquisite cuisine of the restaurant and a fashionable bar, entertainment with the participation of musicians and artists.




Lotte The Residence

Lotte The Residence is a five-star apartment located between the Old Quarter and the New Business District. The building can be seen from afar, because it is a 65-storey skyscraper “Lotte Center”. The hotel occupies its upper floors. For accommodation there are 221 standard rooms and 97 suites. All have an equipped kitchen. For guests: Each of our restaurants offers magnificent views of the center of Hanoi. “Tim Ho Van” is the first Michelin-starred dim sum house in Vietnam. Grill 63 captures the true essence of modern French cuisine, grilled selected pieces of Australian and American beef, handmade cocktails, exquisite champagne and wines in an elegant setting. Pharaoh’s Bar & Upper is one of Hanoi’s trendy and stylish bars. Guests especially appreciated the high-speed Wi-Fi, cleanliness and convenience of the apartments.



Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is a five-star luxury hotel. It is located in the French Quarter. The four-storey building was built in 1901. Rooms are decorated in a colonial style with bedside mats, four-posters and antique furniture. The courtyard has a relaxation area with a swimming pool, a bar and a sun terrace. It offers a magnificent SPA-salon. In the morning, all guests are offered breakfast in continental, American, vegetarian, Asian or Swedish formats. The hotel has an Angelina restaurant, a unique cocktail bar, a whiskey lounge at Hanoi’s restaurant, as well as the first French restaurant in Hanoi, Le Beaulieu. The hotel complex is located on the street with the most expensive shops and cafes. The Hanoi Opera and Ballet Theatre is 150 metres away.




Movenpick Hotel Hanoi

The Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi 5* is conveniently located in the heart of Hanoi’s central business district, just a 5-minute walk from the city centre and its Old Quarter. For accommodation there are 154 comfortable rooms in an old building built in the colonial era. Guests can enjoy gourmet meals in the restaurant, as well as keep fit using modern exercise equipment, massages, a sauna in the kinetic gym and wellness studio. In the morning, a buffet breakfast is served. Staff at the tour desk can assist with arranging day trips, car rentals and currency exchange. These amenities are especially noted by guests in their reviews.




Melia Hanoi

Melia Hanoi 5 * belongs to the well-known international hotel chain, each of which has a casino. It is located in the center of Hanoi, half a kilometer from Hoan Kiem Lake and the thang Long Surface Puppet Theater. The concept of the brand’s service includes: the provision of comfortable living conditions, international cuisine taking into account the tastes of representatives of all continents, the opportunity to play sports in the swimming pool and gym, relaxation procedures in the SPA and massage room, business services, organization of excursions and leisure of guests. The number of rooms and the entire infrastructure are located in one skyscraper. This location is considered convenient by up to 30% of respondents.




JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi

JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi 5* presents the Marriott hotel chain in Hanoi. This is a modern complex with five restaurants, an indoor swimming pool, two ballrooms, a business center, a spa with a full list of thermal, cosmetology and massage services, a fitness room and virtual concierge services. The hotel rises above Hanoi’s new Central Business District and is adjacent to vietnam’s National Convention Center. For accommodation there are 450 comfortable rooms with panoramic glazing of balconies and windows. On request, meals and drinks can be brought to the room.




The best hotels in Hanoi provide the capital’s unsurpassed conditions of stay in Vietnam. Whichever one tourists choose, they will receive the highest level of service. An important criterion for staying in an Asian country is the choice of cuisine. Restaurants of all the above complexes prepare both national and familiar dishes. Another big plus is that all the buildings are within walking distance from the center of Hanoi, so you can choose only based on your own preferences.

Selection of hotels Hanoi on map