Top best 5-star hotels in Hanoi

As one of the busiest travel hubs in Vietnam, Hanoi offers a wide range of hotel options to meet every demand and budget of travelers. A 5-star accommodation is an ideal selection for those seeking for the comfort, high quality, personal service, luxury and especially the best experience. Here Vietnam Travel would love to suggest you the list of top best 5-star hotels in Hanoi, in no particular order, based on its service, quality, customer care and location.

1. Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi was first opened in 1901 by two private French investors. Standing the test of time, the hotel has been recognized as Hanoi’s legendary landmark for its contribution to the history and heritage of city. It has a long tradition as a luxury venue for prestigious events and a popular rendezvous for business and leisure travelers.

French colonial-style Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

French colonial-style Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi – with its white façade and green shutters

Centrally located in Vietnam’s capital city, 5 minutes walking to Hanoi Opera House, 10 minutes walking to Hoan Kiem Lake, the hotel features 364 rooms and suites, in which the original colonial grandeur is preserved in the historical Metropole Wing while the newer Opera Wing offers a stylish neo-classical elegance. All accommodations are fully equipped with air-conditioned, broadband internet, flat-screen TV as well bathroom amenities.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi offer a variety of dining options from popular Asia and Vietnamese specialties at Spices Garden, Paris-inspired cafe La Terrasse, Hanoi’s bespoke cocktail bar, restaurant and whisky lounge Angelina to the multi-award French restaurant, Le Beaulieu.

Address: 15 Ngo Quyen, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
Number of rooms: 364.
Price: ~370 – 900 USD/ room/ night.

2. The Oriental Jade Hotel

The Oriental Jade Hotel offers 120 bright and spacious premium guest rooms and suites with stunning views of Hoan Kiem Lake, St. Joseph’s Cathedral and Hanoi Old Quarter. All rooms feature a mix of classic décor and modern furnishings to maximize guests’ comfort with complimentary WIFI, a flat-screen satellite TV, an alarm clock, 220V electric adapters, an individual safe, a minibar, an air-conditioner with individually controlled thermostats and a hair dryer. Room service is available daily until 10 PM.

Swimming pool of The Oriental Jade Hotel

Rooftop outdoor swimming pool with a breathtaking view of Hanoi Old Quarter

The Oriental Jade Hotel has a perfect location in central Hanoi which allows guests to explore the city within walking distance. There is a traditional Vietnamese spa providing the ultimate relaxation after a full-day tour, a cozy restaurant with a wide range of Vietnamese and Western cuisines, a phenomenal rooftop swimming pool and a sky bar featuring panoramic views of the city… Last but not least, the staff here are so friendly and helpful to deliver exceptional services to guests.

Address: 94 Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
Number of rooms: 120.
Price: ~150 – 420 USD/ room/ night.

3. Melia Hotel Hanoi

Centrally located with major attractions nearby, Meliá Hanoi is a perfect choice for those who are looking for splendid accommodation, first-class facilities and warm service. The hotel offers an outdoor swimming pool, a fitness center as well as massage and sauna services.

Meliá Hotel Hanoi

Meliá Hotel Hanoi – a perfect choice for business or leisure travelers

For dining, guests can enjoy two exquisite restaurants serving the finest local Vietnamese cuisine of El Oriental or the special international culinary dishes of El Patio. Cava Lounge is a perfect spot to unwind with its selection of drinks and the Meliá Deli is a treat with a delicious menu of breads, cakes and other baked goods.

Meliá Hanoi is also a good selection for business travelers since it boasts the largest conference and meeting space in the country. With state-of-the-art convention technologies and first-rate facilities, the hotel is the ultimate place to hold monumental meetings, remarkable receptions and energetic events.

Address: 44 Ly Thuong Kiet, Tran Hung Dao, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
Number of rooms: 306.
Price: ~150 – 280 USD/ room/ night.

4. Pan Pacific Hanoi

Pan Pacific Hotel is located right in West Lake – the largest freshwater of Hanoi, about 10 minute drive to famous attractions of Hoan Kiem Lake, Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Dong Xuan Market…. The hotel offers 273 elegantly furnished rooms and suites as well as an impressive collection of 56 fully equipped serviced suites catering to the needs of extended-stay travelers. The rooms feature a contemporary style and are decorated with yellow, neutral tones, modern furnishings and Vietnamese designs.

Enjoy best views of West Lake at Pan Pacific Hanoi

Enjoy best views of West Lake at Pan Pacific Hanoi

With 12 versatile meeting spaces, including a pillar-less ballroom that can host up to 450 guests, Pan Pacific Hotel provides an ideal venue for corporate meetings and grand banquets. Guests can indulge in an indoor all-season swimming pool, work out at well-equipped fitness center or unwind with a soothing massage at the in-house spa, with a range of spa treatments to choose from.
There is also a plenty of food options for guests to savor from delicious international buffet at all-day-dining restaurant to authentic Cantonese cuisine of Ming Restaurant. For those wishing a simply kick back with a drink can visit the Summit Lounge located on the roof top, which boasts a panoramic view of the city, or the Song Hong Bar.

Address: 1 Thanh Nien, Ba Dinh, Hanoi.
Number of rooms: 273
Price: ~150 – 250 USD/ room/ night.

5. Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi – Mgallery

Sit in the heart of Hanoi, Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi – Mgallery is within walking distance of several famous attractions including Hoan Kiem Lake, Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre, Hanoi Opera House, Hanoi Old Quarter… The hotel has 107 guestrooms and suites which are fitted with European-style designer furnishings and feature walls with artwork. After a full day of activities, guests can relax at Hanoi’s only heated semi-outdoor swimming pool, enjoy soothing massages at Santé Spa or recharge at fitness center. All are located on the 3rd floor.

Hotel de l'Opera Hanoi

Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi – Mgallery has prominent location, right in the heart of Hanoi

Hotel de l’Opera Hanoi delivers its cuisine through lavish gastronomic venues. Café Lautrec offers à la carte and buffet dining throughout the day while Satine offers classic Vietnamese cuisine with many local specialties and the La Fee Verte renowned for its signature Absinthe.

Address: 29 Trang Tien, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
Number of rooms: 107
Price: ~180 – 260 USD/ room/ night.

6. InterContinental Hanoi Westlake

The InterContinental Hanoi Westlake is situated on the peaceful waters of the fresh largest lake on the city, next to the famous 800-year-old Golden Lotus Pagoda (Kim Lien Pagoda). There are 293 spacious air-conditioned guestrooms and suites, of which 132 are located on two unique Island Pavilions set just above the picturesque waters of West Lake. All rooms feature contemporary Vietnamese design with cream colored walls and dark timber floors and furniture. Each room has a private balcony overlooking to either West Lake, swimming pool or Hanoi’s city.

InterContinental Hanoi Westlake - the most luxurious hotel in Hanoi

InterContinental Hanoi Westlake located peacefully on the city’s largest lake

The hotel offers a well-equipped fitness center, yoga and Pilates classes. Guests also may enjoy relaxing massage services, or arrange day trips at the tour desk. The 3 on-site restaurants serve a daily breakfast, contemporary French brasserie, authentic Vietnamese cuisine and Italian dishes. Sunset Bar and Diplomat Lounge are best places to get a cocktails or enjoy indulgent afternoon teas.

Address: 5 Tu Hoa, Tay Ho, Hanoi.
Number of rooms: 293
Price: ~150 – 360 USD/ room/ night.

7. Apricot Hotel

Just few steps to Hoan Kiem Lake, Apricot Hotel outstands with neo-classical design with artistic Vietnamese touches. The hotel has 123 luxuriously appointed rooms featuring original paintings and sculptures by renowned Vietnamese artists, creating a refined space for our discerning guests. All artistically-designed, air-conditioned rooms and suites come with a wardrobe, in-room safe, a work desk, seating area and a flat-screen TV…

Outdoor swimming pool of Apricot Hotel

Outdoor swimming pool of Apricot Hotel with Hoan Kiem Lake view

For those who are looking for a quiet moment can explore the hotel’s library located on the 9th floor. Featuring a trendy rooftop bar where a fine selection of drinks is offered, the property also offers guests with 2 dining options. Guests can enjoy an appetizing selection of Vietnamese and Western dishes. Special diet meals can also be prepared upon request. The hotel is nearby some key sites of Hanoi, such as Thang Long Water Puppet Theater, St. Joseph Cathedral, Hanoi Opera House…

Address: 136 Hang Trong, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi.
Number of rooms: 107
Price: ~180 – 640 USD/ room/ night.

8. JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi

Unlike above hotels that located in or around the Old Quarter, JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi lies in the new town of Hanoi, about 11km from Hoan Kiem Lake. Boasting a contemporary design, this 5-star hotel showcases world-class services and curated amenities, catering to the needs of the modern travelers. JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi was chosen to host U.S. President Barack Obama’s delegation during his first diplomatic visit to Vietnam in 2016.

JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi - a 5 star hotel in Hanoi

Stunning wedding outdoor venue at JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi

449 spacious and luxury rooms offer floor-to-ceiling windows showcasing views of Vietnam’s capital city or of the lake. Recreation facilities include a sparkling indoor swimming pool, full- service spa, 24-hour fitness center, meeting venues and 2 ballrooms. The 5 on-site restaurants serve a variety of cuisines including Vietnamese, Japanese, Korean and Mediterranean. Other dining options include light snacks at the Lounge, seafood at the French Grill and modern Japanese at Akira Back restaurant. Whether you travel for work or pleasure, JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi has it all.

Finally, it is not a bad idea to stay one or two nights at JW Marriott Hotel if you like to experience the difference of an old Hanoi and the new skyscraper city of Vietnam’s dynamic capital city and see development of the country.

Address: 8 Do Duc Duc, Me Tri, South Tu Liem, Hanoi.
Number of rooms: 449
Price: ~180 – 500 USD/ room/ night.

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