Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi
This grand hotel sits on a quiet tree-lined avenue in Hanoi’s business district, in a handy location close to the heart of the city. Both the chaotic but captivating Old Quarter with its narrow streets and food stalls, and the Parisian-style boulevards and colonial buildings of the French Quarter, are around a 20-minute stroll away towards the Red River. Drive six minutes in the other direction and you’ll find the instantly recognisable 11th-Century One Pillar Pagoda; the Temple of Literature and Thang Long Royal Citadel are also within a 20-minute walk.
The hotel’s distinctive architecture reflects the French colonial past of Vietnam’s capital, but it has all the modern facilities you’d expect – go for a workout in the Kinetic Gym and Wellness Studio, unwind in the sauna or enjoy traditional Vietnamese spa treatments including massages and aromatherapy. When it comes to food, you’ll be eating at Mangosteen Restaurant – named after the tropical fruit native to South-East Asia, it offers creative à la carte menus for buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner which showcase international classics and Asian flavours. The hotel bar, Lounge 83 has a relaxed vibe and serves a selection of wines plus light snacks.
All rooms have city views overlooking the French Quarter, and elegant interiors with dark wood finishes, a sitting area and Wi-Fi. We recommend upgrading from a Superior Room to a Deluxe Room for a little extra space.