A visit to charming Hoi An deserves a stay at some equally charming hotels – here are the best boutique options in Vietnam’s ancient marvel.
Vietnam’s famous colonial town of Hoi An rests about halfway down the coast and welcomed 3,220,000 tourists in 2017 alone! Despite its ever-growing popularity, the city retains a peaceful atmosphere that’s perfect for anyone seeking some rest and relaxation. Here are the best boutique hotels to lay your head while visiting Hoi An.
The Vinci Village Hoi An is a delightful, family-run villa renowned for its immaculate rooms and delicious menu. The villa maintains its own organic vegetable garden, emphasizing freshness and flavor in its menu. This beautifully kept boutique hotel is the perfect spot for a relaxing, comfortable stay at an incredible price; plus it’s less than a five-minute walk from the Old Town! Guests rave about the staff’s willingness to assist guests however they can, and as a result Vinci Villa is also known for its excellent hospitality.
The Cozy Hoi An Boutique Villas are an excellent choice for travelers looking for an oasis of calm in the middle of Hoi An’s Ancient Town. This beautifully maintained property was originally designed as a vacation home for the owners and it has retained its family-owned feel. With lush tropical gardens, warm ambiance, and tasteful decor, these villas are a true gem in this charming city. Guests are sure to feel rejuvenated among the stunning natural surroundings that are just a quick walk into the center of Hoi An.
Located amidst the lush greenery of Hoi An’s Coconut Village, Green Boutique Villa is a quiet, peaceful boutique hotel surrounded by nature. The elegant, sun-drenched rooms are accented with pieces of green decor and large windows face the central pool area or look out into the bright green rice fields. Green Boutique Villa is best suited for travelers looking for peace and quiet as it is outside of the city, but the Old Town is accessible by a quick 10-50 minute bike ride. The staff are warm and welcoming, and the on-site restaurant’s menu is incredible.
The Beach Little Boutique Hotel & Spa lies right on the coast of Cửa Đại beach – you can literally wake up and smell the fresh, salty sea air. Cửa Đại beach was badly affected by storms and erosion a few years back, but has now regained some of its original beauty with fine white sand and hundreds of tall coconut trees dotting the coastline. Needless to say, the idyllic location is best for beach-bums, while the charm of Hoi An’s ancient town is a quick taxi ride away. The spacious rooms are bright with an elegant decor and gorgeous balconies overlooking the vast ocean.
Colonial architecture, traditional styles, and exotic decor await at this stunning boutique hotel located in the heart of the Old Town. Hoi An Central Boutique Hotel & Spa is within walking distance to many of Hoi An’s famous attractions as well as the colorful night market. If you’re looking for some beachside activities, the hotel also provides a shuttle service to its private section of An Bang beach. The gorgeous rooms and exquisite amenities make this gem feel more like a big-name five-star hotel.
This quirky resort is just a few minutes’ walk to Hoi An’s pristine An Bang beach. The area is quiet and peaceful, with a tranquil ambiance and spacious rooms to relax in. Beachside Boutique Resort Hoi An also runs Salt Pub, a fun pub just across the street from the resort that boasts delicious food, great cocktails and music plus a stunning setup overlooking the sea. The quirky decor gives it a stylish edge over nearby hotels and makes a relaxing stay for couples and families.
This tranquil property rests among the meandering waterways of Hoi An’s thick coconut palms. The villas’ beautiful pool overlooks the river and the grounds have a warm, relaxing ambiance. Guests can head to the nearby coconut palms for a guided basket boat tour through the channels or hop on a bike for a swim at nearby Cửa Đại or An Bang beach. The rooms are clean, spacious, and stylish with simple but elegant decor and the balconies offer lovely views of the pool area and river. To top it off, Water Coconut Boutique Villas also features an exquisite menu bursting with the flavor of local specialties.
The serene ambiance, elegant furnishings, and gorgeous gardens make Hoi An Ancient House Village Resort & Spa synonymous with ‘luxury living’ in Hoi An. The large rooms feature an open-concept layout with classic decor and stunning views of the natural surroundings. Bright green rice paddies, tall coconut trees, and even water buffalo can be spotted from the balcony. It is a true oasis located away from the bustle of the city, and makes for a truly relaxing and rejuvenating experience – especially if you take advantage of the on-site spa.
Hoi An Chic Hotel is nestled on the outskirts of the city, surrounded by vast rice paddies and a tranquil atmosphere. It’s conveniently located between the Old Town and the beach, and if bicycling to either doesn’t suit your fancy, regular shuttles are available to take you to peruse the tailoring shops or swim in the salty sea. The decor is simple yet tasteful, combining styles of the East and West. Traditional architecture and decor meets the latest modern amenities, and the variety of breakfast options served is rated highly in the guests’ book.
Lasenta Boutique Hotel is an exquisite property located minutes outside the city. Each stylish room offers a balcony overlooking the colorful city or peaceful countryside, and boasts luxurious amenities as well as a polished decor. Lasenta prides itself on creating a supportive atmosphere for their hard-working employees which translates into exceptional care for each of their cherished guests. There are two on-site lounges and one courtyard café; the Liên Lounge is located next to the pool area and is the perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail while watching the sunset over the idyllic surroundings.