The garden setting for the Sheraton Hanoi sets off the view of the West Lake perfectly. The Sheraton Hanoi strives to be a "resort within the city", with 299 guest rooms and suites that have your ultimate relaxation in mind. The Link@Sheraton lobby internet lounge keeps wired travelers connected to their work and social media.
The Sheraton Hanoi was named Vietnam’s Leading Business Hotel in 2007 and 2008 by World Travel Awards. It also garnered a spot as one of the Top Best Conference Hotels in Asia in SmartTravel Asia's Best in Travel Awards for 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009.
The Sofitel Plaza Hanoi's 317 rooms boast wall-to-wall windows that provide panoramic views of the West Lake and the Red River. The Sofitel's fitness center also has a spa and an all-weather swimming pool. Other amenities include conference facilities for up to 500 people, a business center with high-speed internet access, two restaurants, three bars. Wireless internet in is available in all public areas within the hotel.
A fascinating view of the West Lake and the Golden Lotus Pagoda await the InterContinental Hanoi's guests. 359 rooms are available, including 18 suites for the traveler who wants to live it up in Hanoi. The InterContinental was featured in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2008 Hot List, thanks to its waterfront location.
Hanoi's Somerset West Lake provides serviced medium-term accommodations near the scenic lakefront, providing ideal corporate housing solutions for expatriates and their families.
The Somerset offers a choice of 90 studio, one-bedroom, two-bedroom or three-bedroom residences with slated tile or wooden floors and fully equipped kitchens, as well as a selection of layout options that can suit any need. Outside, landscaped gardens and a spacious open-air environment highlight the Somerset's high standards.
Hong Ngoc 5 is a boutique hotel near West Lake, north of the Old Quarter. The hotel's design attempts to incorporate Vietnamese and Asian accents - with rich Vietnamese fabrics and Asian furnishings. Granite and timber floorings add to the luxurious Asian ambience. The Hong Ngoc's 35 spacious rooms come equipped with air conditioning, Satellite TV, Mini-bar, and bathroom en suite with bathtub.
The Thang Loi is a government-run hotel in the Tay Ho District. The location is good, with easy access via taxi to some of Hanoi's best sights like the Dong Xuan market and West Lake. The Thang Loi offers 178 rooms for the tired visitor; they're in need of renovation, though, and the services that come with them are rather Spartan.
7. Anise Hanoi
The Anise Hotel is located on Quan Thanh Street, beside Hang Dau Park. The décor is decidedly contemporary Asian in inspiration - 42 rooms and suites decked out in the fine Vietnamese fabrics and warm wood paneling. The 11th-floor Anise Café offers a decent breakfast and a view of the Red River.
The Thien Thai hotel is a ten-minute walk away from the West Lake, located in a low-key area of the northwest corner of the Old Quarter. The building is French-inspired; the hotel's 50 rooms are reasonably-sized, a little dated but comfortable - each equipped with air conditioning, mini-bar, cable TV, the works. The Deluxe rooms have a salon area, with some offering a balcony view. The 180-seat restaurant is adequate, although the breakfast menu varies very little from day to day.
The Bro & Sis' 12 floors rise next to the the West Lake and Truc Bach lakes, providing an awesome view from the Top Lounge. Guests may choose from 40 guest rooms, each with high ceilings and large bay windows to maximize the lakeside view. Daily breakfast buffet available, or you can order room service if you prefer. Free Wi-Fi is available all throughout the hotel.
- Star Rating: ★★★ (compare rates)
- Address: 53 Hang Bun St., Ba Dinh District, Hanoi, Vietnam
- Phone: +84 4 39274003
10. Star View Hotel
The Star View's 30 rooms give guests a comfortable place to crash near most of Hanoi's historical attractions: the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, One-Pillar Pagoda, and Temple of Literature are just a few minutes away. The Star View Restaurant provides an awesome view of the West Lake for dining guests.
Health facilities include a fitness center, sauna, plunge pool, steam room, and massage room. Tour desk, laundry facilities, gift shop, and currency exchange available at the lobby.
- Star Rating: ★★★ (compare rates)
- Address: 120 Quan Thanh, Hanoi, Vietnam
- Phone: +84 4 3715 3008