Accommodation in Hanoi: Best Areas to Stay & Hotels

Hanoi is often the first stop for tourists. Surrounded with stunning landmarks and better connectivity to the rest of the nation, you will often find Hanoi on the bucket list of tourists coming to the country. Since the city is a popular tourist destination, visitors can often find several options for accommodation in Hanoi. Starting from luxury resorts to budget hotels, homestays to renting an apartment – there are several suitable options available for tourists in different budgets.

Most tourists prefer to stay at the Old Quarters of the city, for an authentic experience. Being close to the Hoan Kiem Lake, staying here could be a logical decision for most tourists.

1. Hoan Kiem Village

The Hoan Kiem village is one of the best areas to stay in Hanoi. Surrounded with some of the popular landmarks of the city including Hanoi Opera House, Ngoc Son Temple, National Museum of Vietnamese History, and Hoan Kiem Lake, the tourists get accessibility to these venues from the Hoan Kiem village.

Although often packed with tourists and locals, the place offers lot of cheap and budget hotels and backpacking hostels for travelers. Also, it is the place to check out authentic Vietnamese food.

Here some of the popular options for accommodation:

a. Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Address: 15 P. Ngô Quyền, Street, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam
Phone: +84 24 3826 6919

Close to Hanoi Opera House, the Sofitel Legend Metropole offers premier accommodation in Hanoi. Guests can stay in luxurious rooms, which comes with complementary Wi-Fi, gym, and childcare. Additionally, visitors can eat at one of the three restaurants, or enjoy themselves at the popular nightclubs within the property.

b. Old Quarter View Hanoi Hostel

Address: 3-5 Ngõ Nội Miếu, 42 Hàng Giầy, Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam
Phone: +84 24 3710 0578

Very close to Old French Quarters of Hanoi, the one of the budget locations in the city. Apart from dorm rooms (mixed and female only), visitors can book private rooms with two single beds. Complementary WIFI is available.

c. AN Family Homestay

Address: 10 Nguyễn Siêu, Hàng Buồm, Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Phone: +84 856 680 000

Cozy venue operated by an authentic Hanoi resident, is ideal for tourists looking for an authentic experience. The homestays are equipped with mini-fridge, TV, and other modern luxuries for a comfortable stay. You will get basic breakfast here.

2. Tay Ho (Hanoi West Lake)

Tay Ho (Hanoi West Lake) is ideal for tourists who do not prefer noisy locations. Just 30 minutes ride from Hoan Kiem District, the place is ideal for a quiet retreat. Tay Ho is close to some important pagodas like Quan Thanh Temple and Quoc Pagoda. Also, the Tay Ho Weekend Market is a paradise for shoppers looking for real Vietnamese handicrafts and authentic Vietnamese cuisines.

InterContinental Hanoi Westlake

Address: 05 P. Từ Hoa, Quảng An, Tây Hồ, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Phone: +84 24 6270 8888

A luxurious lakefront accommodation in Hanoi, the place is ideal for quiet holiday retreat. Complementary parking and Wi-Fi for guests are always welcomed by the guests. Visitors can book airport transfer to reach the venue.

3. Ba Dinh District

Another popular option for accommodation in Hanoi, the Ba Dinh District is filled with important landmarks of the city. Some of the popular tourist attractions include Temple of Literature, One Pillar Pagoda, Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, and Hanoi Flag Tower. Being less crowded from the other popular tourist venues, this district offers great hotels at competitive prices. The place offers lesser shopping options and nightclubs, so if you are looking for some peace and quiet then this is the place to be.

a. Lotte Hotel Hanoi

Address: 54 Liễu Giai, Cống Vị, Ba Đình, Hà Nội 100000, Vietnam
Phone: +84 24 3333 1000

Luxurious hotels rooms with great amenities, the hotel is centrally located in the Ba Dinh District. Since it is very close to the One Pillar Pagoda and Ho Chi Minh Museum, many travelers prefer to stay here.

b. Hanoi Daewoo Hotel

Address: 360 Kim Ma Street, Ba Dinh District,
Phone: +84 24 3831 5000

Another premiere hotel in the Ba Dinh District, this hotel is suitable for family travelers. The free children club, complementary Wi-Fi, and babysitting options makes this place suitable for travelers coming with kid.

Budget tourists can book homestays and hostels for themselves suiting their budget. While choosing best place to stay in Hanoi, remember to look for options like its proximity to important landmarks and airport. Also, read online reviews before booking the place – for safety sake.

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- Last updated on Jan. 27, 2021 -
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