Hanoi is a charming city that boasts a millennium of fascinating history and rich cultural traditions. Vietnam’s capital city is a treat for travelers who will enjoy meandering through the narrow streets, exploring the unique combination of antiquity and modernity. Here are the top hotels to accommodate travelers on a budget.
Tu Linh Legend Hotel
The Tu Linh Legend Hotel is centrally located in Hanoi’s Old Quarter, with Hoàn Kiếm Lake, the Temple of Literature, and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum all within walking distance. The welcoming staff are helpful and accommodating, ensuring their guests are well looked after and even going above and beyond to assist with booking local tours and activities. Each of the hotel’s spotless 32 rooms features a tasteful decor and warm ambiance. The Tu Linh Legend offers excellent value for a low price.
The Holiday Emerald Hotel is a top-rated budget hotel also residing in the Old Quarter. The tasteful decor is reminiscent of an expensive five-star hotel and the rooms are surprisingly quiet for being in such a central location. Several rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows that offer sunny views onto the neighbouring restaurants, cafes, and spas. It is a true gem in the middle of Hanoi and one that guests return to time and time again.
This art-deco inspired hotel lies a mere five-minute walk from peaceful Hoàn Kiếm Lake and its many surrounding bars and restaurants. Each room at 3B Hotel is spotlessly clean, with a trendy and edgy vibe not expected from a budget hotel. Traditional oriental furnishings blend well with modern amenities, giving guests the best of two worlds. Several rooms feature a balcony overlooking the romantic streets of the Old Quarter.
The Splendid Star Grand Hotel is an elegant three-star hotel with five-star service. Guests routinely rave about the outstanding quality of the modern amenities as well as the Western and Vietnamese daily breakfast options. The sleek, stylish rooms feature noise-canceling windows to guarantee a peaceful night’s sleep and the extraordinary staff will be happy to assist their guests with anything they may need. It’s a terrific location is close to dozens of trendy bars and cafes to unwind in after a busy day of sight-seeing.
The Hanoi Royal Palace Hotel 2 is a trendy hotel located on Hàng Bông street, which is famous for the high-quality silk shops beloved by tourists. Hàng Da market, St. Joseph’s Cathedral, and dozens of delicious restaurants are all a stone’s throw away, making it a terrific choice for travelers looking to pack in as many sights as possible into their holiday. Each of the 45 rooms boast large windows overlooking the bustling district as well as modern wooden furniture, comfortable beds, and a chic ambiance.
This boutique hotel is nestled away from the busier Hanoi streets yet still boasts a convenient location close to cool cafes and exciting nightlife. The Hanoi Symphony Hotel prides itself on its elegant decor that reflects the traditional culture around the neighborhood. Oil paintings, vintage photos and Eastern furnishings make guests feel like they’ve stepped into their home away from home. Each room is immaculate and even their standard suites feature a queen-size bed. To top it off, the daily breakfast spread is scrumptious.
This outstanding hotel regularly wows guests with its luxurious rooms, kind staff and excellent in-house restaurant – all for a fraction of the cost of most hotels. It is housed in a traditional narrow, high building that is commonplace around Hanoi. The unique layout is complemented by tall windows and modern decor, a tasteful combination of East and West. The smaller size of the hotel adds a personal touch and the staff are known for remembering their guests’ names.
Hanoi La Siesta Hotel Trendy is a truly unique hotel hidden behind an unassuming facade on Nguyễn Quang Bích street to the west of the Old Quarter. This hotel’s stylish, contemporary decor features metal, glass and wood to create an elegant character that is a far cry from the decor of most chain hotels. Each of its 70 rooms represents the elegant mix of old and new that can be seen throughout Hanoi as the ancient city modernizes.
This boutique hotel is situated in the heart of the Old Town, a conveniently short walk to many of Hanoi’s local attractions. The Oriental Suites Hotel & Spa is managed by a team of young, enthusiastic and professional staff who are all pleased to welcome their guests and lend a hand in recommending local sights, shows and tours. Every member of the staff endeavors to treat their guests like a dear friend, resulting in some of the best customer service in the city.