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Best Places to Stay in Hanoi for First-time Travelers

September 09, 2022 - 233 views

Hanoi is one of the most ancient capital in the world with unique architecture works, French colonial buildings, ancient pagodas, and temples. This is not only a rich history city but also a rich culture especially fascinating diverse food culture. Nowadays, while Ho Chi Minh is the economic center, Hanoi is an important cultural and social center of the country of Vietnam. 

Famous for the perfect combination of Eastern and Western cultures, Hanoi is an enchanting tourist destination, attracting millions of international tourists each year. There are always many places to have fun, go shopping as well as there are many diverse hotels to meet the requirement of visitors. If you’re a first-time visitor to the capital of Vietnam, this article about Best Places to Stay in Hanoi would be useful when you have a difficulty in choosing a suitable place to stay in.

Best Places to stay in Hanoi

Stay in Hanoi Old Quarter

If you want to admire the ancient beauty of Hanoi as well as be interested in learning about the lifestyle of the Hanoi people, walking around the Hanoi Old Quarter is a good choice. The Old Quarter has long been a popular Hanoi tourist destination for first-time travelers. The reason is that visitors can do nearly everything from cultural exploration, culinary delights to shopping experiences and even find a good place to stay in this only 10 square kilometer area. Some famous places in The Old Quarter are Hoan Kiem Lake, Dong Xuan Market, Ta Hien beer Street, Walking Street, ... And there are also many accommodations for a huge number of tourists traveling here.

Hanoi Oriental Jade Hotel - best places to stay in Hanoi Old Quarter

Hanoi Oriental Jade Hotel

 

Located in the center of the city which attracts so many tourists so hotel prices in the Old Quarter are not as cheap as in other areas. However, in this article, we will introduce 5 hotels for about 50$ per night, but the quality of service is extremely excellent. You should consider the following prestigious hotels if this is the first time you have come here.

Hotel

Star Rating

Location Price (VND per night)

Hanoi Paradise Center Hotel & Spa

4 stars

22/5 Hang Voi Street, Ly Thai To Ward, Hoan Kiem District, 

from US $30

JM Marvel Hotel & Spa

4 stars

16 Hang Da, Hoan Kiem, Hoan Kiem

from US $25

The Oriental Jade Hotel 

5 stars

92 - 94 Hàng Trống, Hoan Kiem

 from US $80

Babylon Garden Hotel & Spa

4 stars

25 Lo Su, Hoan Kiem, Hoan Kiem

from US $30

Hanoi Pearl Hotel

4 stars

Number 6 - Bao Khanh lane, Hoan Kiem

from US $60

 

Stay in Hanoi West-lake

West Lake has a serene and peaceful beauty and is also an ideal area for first-time visitors to Hanoi. West Lake is the largest lake in Hanoi with a total area of ​​500 hectares. The surrounding road with a length of nearly 20km, is picturesque and shaded by green trees all year round. Every day, many people come here to go sightseeing, walk around or and ride bicycles here. Travelers can choose bicycle rental services with quite reasonable prices only from 100,000 VND. However, depending on the store, you need to leave the identity document as well as the deposit amount of about 500,000 ~ 1,000,000 VND.

Intercontinental Hanoi West Lake - Best Place to stay in hanoi

InterContinental Hanoi Westlake

 

If you're keen on a tranquil space or good places to watch city night view, you should consider staying in a hotel near West Lake. Here is the list of the 5 best hotels for nightlife and luxury.

Hotel

Star rating

Location

Price ( VND per night)

Sheraton Hanoi Hotel 

5 stars

K5 Nghi Tam, 11 Xuan Dieu Road, Tay Ho District

from US $130

Oakwood Residence Hanoi

5 stars

No 17, Lane 35 Dang Thai Mai Street, Quang An Ward, Tay Ho District,

from US $80

InterContinental Hanoi Westlake

5 stars

5 Tu Hoa Street, Tay Ho District

from US $70

The Hanoi Club Hotel & Residences 

4 stars

76 Yen Phu Street, Tay Ho District

from US $60

Somerset West Lake Hanoi 

4 stars 254D Thuy Khue Street, Tay Ho District from US $75

 

Stay in Ba Dinh District, Hanoi - a tranquil area

Finally, an area with many amazing tourist destinations that can’t help talking about is Ba Dinh District. This area is also a suitable place for those who are interested in the rich history of Vietnam. Ba Dinh district is well-known for having ancient or unique works such as The Imperial Citadel of Thang Long, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum Complex, Tran Quoc pagoda,... In addition, visitors can visit Long Bien market - one of the most important wholesale markets in Hano or go shopping and have fun at the Lotte Center Building (54 Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh) - the 3rd tallest building in Vietnam.

Hestia Legend Hanoi - place to stay in Ba Dinh Hanoi

Hestia Legend Hotel

 

And if you want to choose a tranquil place to stay in, don’t hesitate to choose hotels in Ba Dinh District.

Hotel 

Star Rating

Location

Price ( VND per night)

Pan Pacific Hanoi

5 stars

1 Thanh Nien Road,  Ba Dinh District

from US $60

An Nguyen Building

4 stars 

59 Nguyen Khac Hieu, Truc Bach, Ba Dinh District

from US $25

Hestia Legend Hotel

3 stars

53 Hang Bun, Ba Dinh District

from US $20

The Autumn Hostel

3 stars

30A land Truc lac, Truc Bach, Ba Dinh District

from US $20

Hanoi 20 Hotel & Apartment

3 stars 

93 Doi Can Street, Ba Dinh District

from US $50

 

Finding accommodation can be one of the most concerning aspects of planning your trips. You have to consider many factors such as rental price, location, service, etc. Having chosen a suitable and comfortable place to stay in will help your travel experience become more complete. Hopefully, this article will help you choose the right Hanoi accommodation when traveling for the first time. Let's find the best Hanoi tours and combine them with your stay here.

 

Thuy An

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