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Ho Chi Minh City


Hotel Equatorial

Luxury 242 Tran Binh Trong

Tel (08) 3839 7777

∑ equatorial.com/hcm

This exclusive high-rise hotel to the west of the city center has superb restaurants, including The Orientica.

Windsor Plaza

Luxury 18 An Duong Vuong

Tel (08) 3833 6688

∑ windsorplazahotel.com

Rooms on the top floors of this towering hotel have expansive views. The buffet at Café Central is not to be missed.

2.District 1

An An 1

Value 40 Bui Vien St

Tel (08) 3837 8088

∑ anan.vn

Good-sized rooms are equipped with computers and free Wi-Fi in this centrally located hotel.

Bali Boutique Hotel

Value 82 Bui Vien St

Tel (08) 3920 9804

∑ baliboutiquehotel.vn

Well-located for those wanting to be at the center of the action; the rooms are decent, though the cheaper ones are windowless.

Diep Anh Guest House

Value 241/31 Pham Ngu Lao

Tel (08) 3836 7920

Homey en-suite rooms are offered at this family-run guesthouse in a central location

Dong Do

Value 35 Mac Thi Buoi St

Tel (08) 3827 3637

∑ dungdohotel.com

This is one of the cheaper places near Dong Khoi, but it has all the basic amenities

DK Choice

Madam Cuc

Value 64 Bui Vien

Tel (08) 3836 5073

∑ madamcuchotels.com

Madam Cuc has a simple formula – treat all guests like family. It works so well that she now has several branches in the district, of which this is the most conveniently located. Rooms are simple but spotlessly clean, and breakfast, tea, and snacks are included. Free Wi-Fi.

Miss Loi’s Guesthouse

Value  178/20 Co Giang

Tel (08) 3837 9589

South of District 1, on a narrow lane, Miss Loi’s has simple rooms and great staff. Breakfast included.



44–46 Le Thanh Ton

Tel (08) 3829 7362

∑ springhotelvietnam.com

Comfortable, carpeted rooms at reasonable prices make this one of the best deals in town.


Historic 132–134 Dong Khoi

Tel (08) 3829 9201

∑ continentalvietnam.com

The grand old dame of Saigon hotels features high-ceilinged rooms and a colonial aura.


Boutique  208–210 Le Thanh Ton

Tel (08) 2222 8888

∑ lavenderhotel.com.vn

Near the Ben Thanh Market, Lavender has smartly furnished rooms and good service.


Historic 1 Dong Khoi

Tel (08) 3829 5517

∑ majesticsaigon.com.vn

This lovely colonial riverside hotel has Art-Deco interiors and six restaurants and bars. No smoking.


Historic  141 Nguyen Hue Blvd

Tel (08) 3829 2185

∑ rexhotelvietnam.com

Famed for its rooftop bar, this grand hotel offers plush rooms and suites in three different wings.


Luxury  Lam Son Square

Tel (08) 3823 4999

∑ caravellehotel.com

Considered one of the best hotels in Saigon, Caravelle offers well-appointed deluxe rooms, signature rooms, and suites. It is ideally located near the shops in Dong Khoi. The facilities are superb, including a spa and pool, and service is top-notch.


Luxury  109 Dong Khoi

Tel (08) 3829 6296

∑ hotelcatina.com.vn

Near the Notre Dame Cathedral, with small but stylish rooms. The cheapest ones are windowless.


Luxury  8 Dong Khoi

Tel (08) 3915 5555

∑ grandhotel.vn

An expanded and refurbished colonial gem. The rooms are quite plush and there are a lot Brightly lit swimming pool of the elegant Caravelle hotel of peaceful corners

Hotel Nikko Saigon

Luxury  235 Nguyen Van Cu

Tel (08) 3925 7777

∑ hotelnikkosaigon.com

Upmarket option featuring large rooms with minimalist design and a range of dining options..

Park Hyatt

2 Lam Son Square
Tel (08) 3824 1234
∑ saigon.park.hyatt.com
Located by the Opera House,Park Hyatt has superb dining and one of the best spas in town.

3.Tan Binh District

Park Royal

309B Nguyen Van Troi St
Tel (08) 3842 1111
∑ parkroyalhotels.com
A well-equipped alternative to the previous Novotel Garden Plaza, minutes from the airport.

4.Around Ho Chi Minh City

LONG HAI: Thuy Duong Resort 

Phuoc Hai Town
Tel (064) 388 6215
∑ thuyduongresort.com.vn

Affordable resort fronting a soft-sand beach shaded by casuarina trees. Rooms and villas are much cheaper when booked online.

LONG HAI: Alma Oasis Long Hai

44A Long Hai, Ba Ria
Tel (064) 386 2222
∑ almaoasislonghai.com
Once a villa belonging to the emperor, this award-winning resort is a truly special getaway.

DK Choice

VUNG TAU: Binh An Village

1 Tran Phu St
Tel (064) 351 0016
∑ binhanvillage.com
This lovely resort has just ten traditional villas built around massive wood columns and furnished in a blend of ancient and modern styles. All suites and some rooms have outdoor living rooms looking out to a garden. The superb restaurant overlooks the ocean.

VUNG TAU: Palace Hotel

1 Nguyen Trai St
Tel (064) 385 6411
∑ palacehotel.com.vn
This reliable high-rise hotel has good-sized carpeted rooms with flatscreen TVs and mood lighting.

VUNG TAU: Lotus Resort

165C Thuy Van
Tel (064) 352 3460
∑ lotusvungtauresort.com
A luxury beach resort, this has a pool and tennis court and its own, much cheaper campsite nearby.

Mekong Delta and Southern Vietnam

BAC LIEU: Bac Lieu Hotel

4–6 Hoang Van Thu St
Tel (0781) 395 9697
∑ baclieuhotel.com
It may be more attractive on the outside than within, but the rather plain rooms are comfortable. Massage and sauna are available.

BEN TRE: Hung Vuong

148 Hung Vuong
Tel (075) 382 2408
∑ hungvuonghotelbentre.vn
Conveniently located near the center of town, the Hung Vuong is good value for money. Ask for a river-view room.

CAN THO: Saigon Can Tho

Modern Map B6
55 Phan Dinh Phung
Tel (0710) 382 5831
∑ saigoncantho.com.vn
This reliable business hotel has nice rooms, a good range of facilities, and attentive staff.


42 Hai Ba Trung St
Tel (0710) 382 3392
∑ tayhohotel.com
A well-located establishment with helpful owners. Ask for a room with a view of the river.

CAN THO: Victoria Can Tho

Cai Khe Ward
Tel (0710) 381 0111
∑ victoriahotels-asia.com
Colonial-style elegance rules at this hotel, situated on its own peninsula just north of town.

CHAU DOC: Song Sao

12 Nguyen Huu Canh St
Tel (076) 356 1776
A high-rise with comfortable rooms, welcoming staff, and a central location. Free Wi-Fi.

CHAU DOC: Chau Pho

88 Trung Nu Vuong St
Tel (076) 356 4139
∑ chauphohotel.com
Probably one of Chau Doc’s classiest hotels, with bright, spa- cious rooms and efficient service.

CHAU DOC: Victoria

Chau Doc

Resort 32 Le Loi
Tel (076) 386 5010
∑ victoriahotels.asia
The town’s only five-star resort offers spacious rooms with great balcony views of the river.


Con Dao Resort

18–24 Ton Duc Thang
Tel (064) 383 0336
∑ saigoncondao.com
This is the next best option on Con Dao for those who do not want to splurge on the Six Senses.

CON DAO ISLAND: Six Senses Hideaway

Dat Doc Beach
Tel (064) 383 1222
∑ sixsenses.com

On its private beach, the super- luxurious Six Senses has stylish villas, each with its own butler.

MY THO: Chuong Duong

10 Thang 30/4 St
Tel (073) 387 0875
The rooms here are quite comfortable, with river-view balconies. The hotel also has one of the best restaurants in town.


Beach Club

Tran Hung Dao St, Long Beach
Tel (077) 398 0998
∑ beachclubvietnam.com
These fairly remote beachfront bungalows with simple rooms are clustered around a restaurant.


Phu Quoc Resort

62 Tran Hung Dao St
Tel (077) 384 6999
∑ sgphuquocresort.com.vn
At the north end of Long Beach, this fancy resort has a spa, pool, and lots of watersports.

DK Choice


La Veranda

Hung Dao St, Long Beach
Tel (077) 398 2988
∑ laverandaresorts.com

Occupying a French-Colonial-style building in the middle of Long Beach, this is one of the most luxurious resorts on Phu
Quoc. Facilities include a spa, a pool, and a restaurant, Pepper Tree, on the upstairs terrace.

SOC TRANG: Phong Lan I

136 Dong Khoi
Tel (079) 382 1619
A simple riverside hotel with basic rooms in the center of Soc Trang, opposite a local market.

TRA VINH: Cuu Long

999 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai
Tel (074) 386 2615
Just outside the town center, Cuu Long is a little worn but has help- ful staff and dependable food.

VINH LONG: Phuong Hoang

2H Hung Vuong
Tel (070) 382 5185
A centrally located and typically Vietnamese budget hotel, this is better than most other options.

South Central Vietnam

BUON MA THUOT: Dam San Hotel

212 Nguyen Cong Tru St
Tel (500) 385 1234
∑ www.damsanhotel.com.vn
Comfortable, with spacious, carpeted rooms and great views.

DK Choice

DALAT: Dreams

151 Phan Dinh Phung
Tel (063) 383 3748
∑ dreamshoteldalat.com
So popular that it is almost always full; book ahead. The hotel also provides generous breakfasts, free use of computers,
and 24-hour room service. A branch just up the road features Jacuzzis in some rooms.

DALAT: Hotel du Parc

7 Tran Phu
Tel (063) 382 5777
∑ dalatresorts.com
This refurbished Colonial building in the center of town offers all facilities and a classy atmosphere.

DALAT: Dalat Palace

12 Tran Phu
Tel (063) 382 5444
∑ dalatresorts.com
Dalat’s top hotel features sumptuously furnished rooms and elegant common areas.

KONTUM: Indochine

30 Bach Dang St
Tel (060) 386 3335
∑ indochinehotel.vn
The well-equipped rooms enjoy great river views at this eight- story monolith.

MUI NE: Mui Ne Backpackers

88 Nguyen Dinh Chieu
Tel (062) 384 7047
∑ muinebackpackers.com
This popular spot offers dorms and private rooms. Free Wi-Fi.

MUI NE: Coco Beach

58 Nguyen Dinh Chieu
Tel (062) 384 7111
∑ cocobeach.net
Mui Ne’s original resort, and one of the best, has stylish stilted bungalows in a coconut grove.

MUI NE: Mia Resort

24 Nguyen Dinh Chieu St
Tel (062) 384 7440
∑ miamuine.com
An exclusive boutique resort with luxurious thatched huts set in a lush tropical garden.

NHA TRANG: La Suisse

34 Tran Quang Khai St
Tel (058) 352 4353
∑ lasuissehotel.com
The best budget option in Nha Trang, a stroll from the beach. Some rooms have balconies.

NHA TRANG: Nha Trang Lodge

42 Tran Phu
Tel (058) 352 1500
∑ nhatranglodge.com
This decent hotel in the middle of the beachfront promenade has good-sized rooms.

NHA TRANG: Sheraton

26 Tran Phu St
Tel (058) 388 0000
∑ sheratonnhatrang.com
Right on Nha Trang’s beachfront, the Sheraton has ten types of rooms and extensive facilities.

NINH HOA: Six Senses Hideaway

Ninh Van Bay
Tel (058) 352 4268
∑ sixsenses.com
Set on its own private island, this retreat offers an experience filled with every imaginable luxury.


363 Ngo Gia Tu
Tel (068) 392 0333
Few tourists stay overnight in Phan Rang, but this is the best option for those who do decide to.

PHAN THIET: Ocean Dunes

1A Ton Duc Thang St
Tel (062) 382 2393
∑ oceandunesresort.com.vn
Well-equipped for those with kids, this serene getaway is near Mui Ne, yet away from the crowds.

QUANG NGAI: My Khe Resort

Tinh Khe Commune
Tel (055) 384 3316
∑ mykheresort.com.vn
A beach resort just 9 miles (15 km) from the city; short on amenities, but the rooms are great value.

QUY NHON: Avani Resort & Spa

Ghenh Rang, Bai Dai Beach
Tel (056) 384 0132
∑ avanihotels.com
This beautifully designed resort on a gorgeous beach offers complimentary wellness classes.

Central Vietnam


Fusion Maia Da Nang

Vo Nguyen Giap St, Danang
Tel (0511) 396 7999
∑ fusionmaiadanang.com
An all-inclusive spa resort; all rooms have a private pool and “fusionistas” attend to guests’ well-being.

DANANG: Sun River

132–136 Bach Dang
Tel (0511) 384 9188
∑ sunriverhoteldn.com.vn
In a glass-fronted high-rise, this hotel offers fine river views and excellent service.

DANANG: Intercontinental Danang Sun Resort

Bai Bac, Son Tra Peninsula
Tel (0511) 393 8888
∑ danang.intercontinental.com

This stunning, Bill Bensley- designed resort sits on a lush peninsula north of Danang. The luxurious rooms have
fabulous views, and the restaurants and spa are superb.

DONG HOI: Sun Spa Resort

My Canh, Bao Ninh
Tel (052) 384 2999
∑ sunsparesortvietnam.com
A good base for tours to Phong Nha-Ke Bang National Park, this resort in a lovely setting has bright rooms and extensive amenities.

HOI AN: Cua Dai Hotel

54A Cua Dai
Tel (0510) 386 2231
∑ hotelduadai-hoian.com
Located between the town and Cua Dai Beach, this small, friendly place is a convenient choice.

HOI AN: Ancient House

377 Cua Dai
Tel (0510) 392 3377
∑ ancienthouseresort.com
This family-run resort is set in extensive grounds, and includes a 200-year-old house.

HOI AN: Victoria Hoi An

Cua Dai Beach
Tel (0510) 392 7040
∑ victoriahotels.asia
A characterful resort designed like a traditional fishing village with an outdoor pool. You can explore the area with a retro
motorbike and sidecar.

HOI AN: Nam Hai

Hamlet 1, Dien Duong Village
Tel (0510) 394 0000
∑ ghmhotels.com
One of Vietnam’s top resorts, Nam Hai is set on an idyllic strip of beach and features gorgeous pool villas.

HUE: Hue Nino

14 Nguyen Cong Tru
Tel (054) 625 2171
∑ hueninohotel.com
The rooms have antique Vietnamese furnishings; service is friendly and rates rock-bottom.

HUE: La Residence Hotel & Spa

5 Le Loi
Tel (054) 383 7475
∑ la-residence-hue.com
One of Hue’s top hotels features stylish artwork on the walls and tastefully decorated rooms.

HUE: Saigon Morin

30 Le Loi
Tel (054)382 3526
∑ morinhotel.com.vn
For over a century, this landmark lodging has been taking care of travelers with its top facilities.

LANG CO BEACH: Lang Co Beach Resort

Lang Co Town
Tel (054) 387 3555
∑ langcobeachresort.com.vn
Located on one of the country’s best beaches, and with a number of facilities, this is a great place for a restful escape.

VINH: Saigon Kim Lien 


25 Quang Trung
Tel (038) 383 8899
∑ saigonkimlien.com.vn

In the center of Vinh, this good- value government-run hotel boasts a small swimming pool and a tourism information desk.


French Quarter

De Syloia

17A Tran Hung Dao
Tel (04) 3824 5346
∑ desyloia.com
A good choice in the French Quarter, De Syloia has well- equipped rooms, personal service, and is in a convenient location.


44B Ly Thuong Kiet
Tel (04) 3934 3343
∑ melia.com
The Melia stands out for its elegantly designed rooms, comprehensive facilities, and efficient service.


83A Ly Thuong Kiet
Tel (04) 3822 2800
∑ movenpick.com
A business hotel with plush rooms and lots of facilities. An unusual feature is a female-only floor.


4 Ba Trieu
Tel (04) 3934 1256
∑ zephyrhotel.com.vn
This small comfortable hotel near Hoan Kiem Lake has spacious, carpeted rooms; excellent value.

Hilton Hanoi Opera

1 Le Thanh Tong
Tel (04) 3933 0500
A cut above the average Hilton, this has Vietnamese furnishings and decor, plus excellent service.

Sofitel Legend Metropole

15 Ngo Quyen
Tel (04) 3826 6919
∑ sofitel.com
You’ll find sound-proof rooms with huge bathtubs in this beautifully restored colonial building.

Old Quarter

Classic Street

41 Hang Be
Tel (04) 3825 2421
∑ classicstreet-phocohotel.com
Rooms at this hotel in a great location are surprisingly stylish for the budget prices. Friendly staff.

Hanoi Backpackers Hostel

9 Ma May
Tel (04) 3935 1891
∑ vietnambackpackerhostels.com
The most centrally located hostel of this empire offers smart dorms and doubles, plus regular parties.

Hanoi Guest House

85 Ma May
Tel (04) 3935 2571
∑ hanoiguesthouse.com
Even the honeymoon suite is less than $50 at this simple but cozy guesthouse with welcoming staff.

Hanoi Moment

42 Hang Cot
Tel (04) 3927 6999
∑ hanoimomenthotel.com
Fashionable rooms in black and white have wood floors, double glazing, and mood lighting.

Garden Queen

65 Hang Bac
Tel (04) 3826 0860
∑ queentravel.vn
This characterful place, which has been lovingly designed by its owner, offers atmospheric rooms equipped with traditional furnishings. All rooms have wooden floors and extras include DVD players. This boutique property is also the base office for Queen Travel, a reputable tour operator.

Hong Ngoc Tonkin

14 Luong Van Can
Tel (04) 3826 7566
∑ hongngochotels.com
The prices may be slightly higher than at most other budget places, but the furnishings are smarter.

La Suite

52 Ma May
Tel (04) 3926 4921
∑ hanoilasuitehotel.com
Centrally located, La Suite has good-value family rooms, though the cheapest have no windows. Guests enjoy a complimentary fruit basket. There is an on-site spa.

Oriental Central

39 Hang Bac
Tel (04) 3935 1117
∑ orientalcentralhotel.com
This hotel offers compact but bright and stylish rooms right in the heart of the Old Quarter.

West of Hoan Kiem Lake

Church Boutique

9 Nha Tho
Tel (04) 3928 9955
∑ churchhotel.com.vn
The original of a small chain offers classic comfort in a great location in the shopping district.

Sofitel Plaza

1 Thanh Nien
Tel (04) 3823 8888
∑ sofitel.com
A towering high-rise on the shores of West Lake offering panoramic views and lots of dining options.

Sheraton Hanoi

K5 Nghi Tam, 11 Xuan Dieu
Tel (04) 3719 9000
∑ sheraton.com/hanoi
Find the usual excellent Sheraton facilities in a lovely location on the shores of West Lake.


Northern Vietnam

BA BE NATIONAL PARK: Ba Be National Park Guesthouse

Tel (0281) 389 4026
A great place to stay if visiting this national park, with smart rooms, a restaurant and a tour desk.

BAC HA: Sao Mai

Ban Pho
Tel (020) 382 2083
∑ saomaitours.com
A good bet for visitors to the Sunday market, with a range of rooms in three buildings.

CAO BANG: Hoang Anh

131 Kim Dong
Tel (026) 385 8969
The best of a poor bunch in this remote town, with spacious rooms that have river views.

DIEN BIEN PHU: Muong Thanh

514, 7 Thang 5
Tel (0230) 381 0043
∑ muongthanh.vn
This is the best choice in town, with a good restaurant, pool, and helpful service.

HAIPHONG: Harbour View

124 Tran Phu
Tel (031) 382 7827
∑ avanihotels.com/haiphong
There are no harbour views here, but the rooms are classy, service is excellent and the restaurant good.

HALONG CITY: Novotel Halong Bay

Halong Road, Bai Chay
Tel (033) 384 8108
∑ novotelhalongbay.com

Enjoy Novotel comforts here: well- equipped rooms, comfy common areas, and warm service.

HALONG CITY: Indochina Sails

27 A6 Dam Trau, Hanoi
Tel (04) 3984 2362
∑ indochinasails.com
The best way to experience Halong Bay is from the deck of this luxurious junk.


Mai Chau Town
Tel (0218) 386 8959
∑ maichaulodge.com
Swimming, kayaking, cycling and rock-climbing are all offered at this pricey option in Mai Chau.

NINH BINH: Emeralda Resort


Van Long Reserve, Gia Van
Commune, Gia Vien District
Tel (030) 365 8333
∑ emeraldaresort.com
Huge rooms, comfortable beds, and mountain views are on offer at this lovely resort with a spa and several dining options.

SAPA: Hmong Sapa

10 Thach Bac
Tel (020) 377 2228
∑ hmongsapahotel.com
The rooms are tastefully designed and decorated, and there’s a dining terrace that offers fabulous mountain views.

SAPA: Victoria Sapa

Xuan Vien
Tel (020) 387 1522
∑ victoriahotel.asia
Sitting at the top end of town, this Alpine-looking resort is Sapa’s best lodgings. It offers pleasant rooms, great views, and tours of the region. It even has its own luxury train to transport guests here from Hanoi.

SON LA: Trade Union Hotel

4, 26 Thang 8
Tel (022) 385 2804
Friendly, helpful staff man this basic but pleasant hotel, which is a good base for touring the region.






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