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Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Hanoi Old Quarter, Vietnam - Updated 2020

Top 13 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Hanoi Old Quarter, Vietnam - Updated 2020
Chia Han Keong
Chia Han Keong
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The vibrant heart of a beguiling city, Hanoi’s Old Quarter is a dense and condensed encapsulation of everything about Vietnam. History fills its narrow streets, and the more you explore the area, the more you will be captivated by the soulful charms that emanate from its friendly yet no-nonsense people. With plenty of shops and eateries, the Old Quarter is an ideal base for travelers to explore Vietnam’s capital as well as nearby attractions such as Halong Bay and Tam Coc. Here are the top Airbnb vacation rentals available in this area.

1. Budget hotel room with breakfast at rooftop (from USD 20)

Hanoi’s Old Quarter is dotted with plenty of budget or boutique hotels, and this one has clean bedrooms and free breakfast at its rooftop restaurant. The rooms are fully furnished and with wireless internet and cable television. The hotel offers transfer service to and from the airport for a small fee. It is a mere 300-meter walk to the historic Dong Xuan Market, which is filled with shops selling all sorts of trinkets and tidbits. Hoan Kiem Lake, possibly the most iconic landmark of central Hanoi, is just a kilometer’s trek away.

BREAKFAST | MODERN & COZY ROOM | HANOI CENTRAL
Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
52 reviews
Room in bed and breakfast 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
since much of the old quarter is walkable
We had a twin room with a double bed each - just perfect after a tiring journey There was a modern bathroom in the room and selection of toiletries
the room is very clean and has a air-conditioner(very useful for the hot weather)
An added bonus is that the weekend night market happens right outside the hotel
breakfast on the glass surrounded roof top floor Great views and a delicious hot breakfast
Cleanliness:
The rooms were huge and clean Great bed
The location was centrally location and clean
Room was clean and quiet
Hotel was very clean and the room spacious
Very clean spacious room well located and great value for money
Host:
They are very friendly and approachable and speak good English
Yen was a great host
host is so very responsive in all of my inquires and requests
And she gave me some tips for trip in Hanoi
Prices are good and she knows her stuff
Location:
Location is great everything is walk distance
it is near the market and
everything is within walking distance
Within walking distance to all the action and excitement of Old Quarter
Lovely hotel in a great location Close to restaurants and shops
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2. An eco-friendly house (from USD 52)

Enjoy a green stay at this eco-friendly house that guarantees warmth and comfort throughout your stay. You will love the green patio and the terrace that serve as perfect spots for your relaxation. Take a deep breath to chill and appreciate life. You can also find many plants in the pots throughout the house. The house itself comes with two beds and one bathroom for four people. As a guest, you are free to use the fast wireless internet, kitchen and toiletries, among others. You will also be served complimentary candies and drinks.

Terrace✨30stoTheLake&BeerStreet✨FreeLuggageStorage
Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
63 reviews
Entire apartment 3 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
/washroom with a water heater
The place looks the same as
The stay was complete with the other amenities of a beautiful living room and kitchen (basic things we needed especially the ref)
The outdoor terrace was a nice touch too
Great apartment with everything you need especially the aircon in Hanoi's heat
Cleanliness:
The location is ideal and the apartment was clean and thoughtfully decorated
The place was super clean
It was beautifully designed very clean and extremely comfortable
Host:
is also an excellent host that was always available for any help you need
She was extremely responsive and very warm and helpful
She responded very quickly to all of my questions and requests
She replied sincerely to all my requests and questions
Vesper was very accommodating and understanding quick communication and wonderful local tips
Location:
Perfect spot to explore the Old City Close to the lake and many restaurants around
Hi This place was wonderful to stay and it is right at the center of Hanoi which is surrounded by awesome foods and a lot of attractions
The location is ideal and it is across from a couple of tour shops which made it very easy to book excursions
Another advantage of this home is the location
The way to enter the house is quite complicated but if you read the message Vesper sent carefully it doesn't matter
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3. Apartment with unique railway view (from USD 31)

Fancy doing some trainspotting? This newly decorated apartment has an old railway line literally right across its big windows, ideal for those who like to sip some tea and watch the trains chug by. On the third floor of a building, reached only via stairs, this well-furnished apartment can host up to three guests with a double-size bed and a sofa bed. The helpful host can also provide tips on where to find delicious local food and cheap bicycle rental, as well as arrange pick-up services to and from the airport.

UNIQUE Railway View Aprtment-OldQuarter-NETFLIX TV
Hàng Mã, Hà Nội, Vietnam
134 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
We spent our time among local living in the old quarter
Inside the room we got everything we need kitchen
The room was so fashionable
warm bed hanger comfortable living area
(Bakery across the road caters to the discerning sweet tooth )
Cleanliness:
The apartment was clean and stylish and very spacious
Very nice and clean space
This apartment is excellently located and very clean
The apartment was clean and well-furnished and in close proximity with everything
Host:
Harry is amazing so friendly and helpful
His suggestion book of places to eat was super helpful
The host reply very quickly and he supports me every time I have problems
thumbs up - responsive & helpful host- super easy check-in-
Great value with a great host
Location:
but i personally enjoyed that signature sound of Hanoi
The location is also very lively but not too loud (if you are not a light sleeper
It's located in a great area of the Old Quarter close to food
Great restaurants surround the area Easy to walk anywhere
Very cute place Noisy but very nice
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4. Pristine studio unit near Old Quarter (from USD 29)

This pristine studio apartment is just outside the boundaries of the Old Quarter but is nevertheless a superb option, attested by great reviews on its clean rooms and fast wireless internet. Close to the scenic West Lake in northern Hanoi, the studio unit has a double bed and private bathroom, an ideal accommodation for two guests. There is a convenience mart opposite the apartment, and you need only to walk downstairs to find food stalls and even a pharmacy.

Dream House near Old Quarter - Unit 2
Nguyễn Trung Trực, Hà Nội, Vietnam
26 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The room is generously sized with a modern private bathroom kitchen and washing machine
Great amenities fully equipped kitchen private washing machine large and clean bathroom
fridge super comfortable bed etc
Kitchen is compact and contains everything one needs
Also very comfortable bed
Cleanliness:
I especially appreciate the washing machine and dryer
it's really clean and cosy
The room very clean and big
Super clean comfortable and bright window
Dream House is clean and well maintained
Host:
very convenient Host was very friendly helpful and quick with responses
The hosts are well mannered polite cooperative kind accommodating and helpful in all regards
The host is friendly and highly responsive even helped arrange a driver to pick us up to the airport at 5AM
the amenities are well served Friendly host
Host Do is hospitable and kind
Location:
Many grocery shops are just around the place
Dream House is really like a dream house ideally located in the center of Hanoi easily accessible close to many important historical places
The location is very convenient as it is located only a short walk to the old quarter and other attractions
Definitely recommend staying here In walking distance to many great cafes and coffee shops
you must visit here - and close enough from old quarter main attractions such as weekend night market yet holds a local vibe
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5. Cheap boutique hotel with friendly, helpful staff (from USD 55)

This boutique hotel has five bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms available for rental on its premises in the northern part of the Old Quarter. All rooms have queen-size beds and are decked out in stylish modern Vietnamese furniture and decor. There are two dining options available in the hotel, whose staff has earned positive reviews for their hospitality and local knowledge. All these services are for a very reasonable rental price, making it a great value-for-money option around the Old Quarter.

Dragon Pearl Hotel in the Old quarter
Qu, H, Vietnam
10 reviews
Room in hotel 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The reviews we read did not disappoint
The most comfortable bed we ever slept in Beautiful room with lots of space
I think the short of it is that we felt we got amazing service and care for what we paid
Cleanliness:
The hotel was quite clean and the front desk staff were amazing
Host:
They were so willing to help
Great hospitality clean and very friendly and helpful owner and all employees
this was fantastic value for the area and quality considering many hostels were more expensive
and he wrote them down on a map
but the staff really made it possible for us to know where how and when to do things Thanks Tracy Duke and Manh for all your help
Location:
the Dragon Pearl was not only in a great location to do just that
Fantastic guest service in a very accessible neighbourhood of Hanoi
A nice breakfeast that changed from day to day
Really enjoyed staying at Dragon Pear Hotel
The location is perfect for exploring the old town of Hanoi
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6. A large and modern apartment (from USD 45)

Traveling to Vietnam would be more fun with your loved ones. And, if you decide to do so, you should book this large and modern apartment where up to nine people can comfortably rest and spend quality time together. Situated close to Hanoi Old Quarter, this apartment offers three bedrooms and one bathroom along with a living room with seating space and an equipped kitchen. High-speed wireless internet can also be accessed for free. One thing to note is you are not allowed to make loud noises at night because your neighbors are elderly people.

Huge Entire Apartment @Ta Hien (Tuti homestay)
Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
98 reviews
Entire apartment 4 Beds 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Got upgraded to bigger listing
The apartment had big comfy beds and a nice small balcony
The only negative was the one bathroom
Excellent apartment with air conditioning right in the heart of Hanoi
Unfortunately the private room was in the attic and a bit difficult to access
Cleanliness:
The place was also very clean and neat
The apartment was exactly as pictured and the descriptions were also accurate
Very well located and spacious apartment
Great location clean and comfortably sleeps
The house is exactly as the picture
Host:
she was very friendly and helpful with recommendations
friendly host even offered to hangout with us when the weather was bad quick responses to queries
Tuti was very attentive and gave us great recommendations
The host was great and super responsive and easy to communicate
The host was being amazing to us
Location:
The place is located in a very central area
The location is very convenient to night life convenience stores restaurants and tourist spots
Tuti's place is well located in the middle of where the streets come to life at night
It's in a great location Comfy beds too
There are also convenient facilities such as beer street 1 minute massage parlor below and convenience store across the street
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7. Guesthouse with nostalgic retro decor (from USD 65)

Here’s another guesthouse with a fantastic nostalgic decor – a retro style reminiscent of Vietnam in the 1980s. Amid those unassuming wooden furniture (and an indoor garden with swing) are three bedrooms that can house up to eight guests. This atmospheric house is in a quiet street in the northwestern part of the Old Quarter, so you can enjoy tranquility at night together while based in a convenient location. The host has some guidebooks on sightseeing tours and even has bicycles on the premises for you to use in exploring the area.

Jardin D'ete - 3BR House next to Old quarter.
Hàng Mã, Hà Nội, Vietnam
43 reviews
Entire house 3 Beds 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
(the most beautiful room is the one on the top floor
(air conditioning in every room hot water
5 4 : 5
I thought it was a little dusty and overpriced for me
Everything is well decorated - living room
Cleanliness:
The apartment is really very nice and clean
Host:
but he was very accommodating quick to respond to our questions and concerns and overall a very lovely and friendly man
Tran was a wonderful host
The hosts couple are very nice person and provide us with free breakfast and some local food
The hosts are super cool
He is the kindest and most helpful host
Location:
Tran house is located in the Old Quarter and really close to everything
The location is perfect and close to all the city's attractions
no problem of communicating Next time to Hanoi will live here again
It is well located in-between the Old Quarter and West Lake
Thoughtful notes are around the house
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8. Family-friendly, no-frills apartment (from USD 40)

Sometimes all you need is a clean, no-frills apartment for your entire family to stay in. This two-bedroom apartment fits the bill to a tee, with its simple but elegant decor, lots of natural light, and well-stocked kitchen and bathroom. The rental has a private balcony for you to enjoy the views of the city and free basement parking. Plenty of street cafes are located near the apartment while the Ta Bien bar scene is a few minutes’ walk away.

Best location, family-friendly 2bed. apt.
Hàng Mã, Hà Nội, Vietnam
10 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Th beds are soft and comfortable the bathroom has a tub and rain shower
Was a bit of difficulty at first to find the place because no signs outside in the street
Only downside is the WiFi never really worked for us
The place was so great Comfortable and beautiful
Very understanding and helpful Accommodated our every request Excellent place to stay and
Cleanliness:
Great place clean and pleasant to spend time in Everything needed to cook if you don't feel like going out Spacious too
Host:
Janice was a great host
Janice was really helpful during our stay
The directions Janice gave us was easy to understand
very quiet and nice Janice is lovely too definitely recommend
But that was a minor inconvenience
Location:
The building guard cleaning ladies and everyone
Good place central location very clean and organised Check in 24 hours is very convenient
so we used a different signal from another apartment
Nice place for a family good location to walk to the heart of the old quarter
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9. Rooftop bedroom for great views (from USD 22)

The guesthouse at No. 8 on this list can also rent out just its rooftop bedroom, which is named Rosie. You’ll get great views from the top of this five-story house as well as access to all the available amenities such as free breakfast, guide maps, and wireless internet. The house is in a quiet part of the Old Quarter. The host has installed surveillance cameras on the premises to allay security concerns. Also, the police station is nearby, so one can safely return to the guesthouse even late at night,

Jardin D'ete - Rosie - Rooftop next to Old quater
Hàng Mã, Hà Nội, Vietnam
10 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The room was particularly lovely
a great place to sleep and have breakfast close to the charming old town but
Host:
very well equipped rustic and warm
he even was big help to help us request a comfortable ride to Mai Chau
beautiful collection of books sorry about the long review
We felt very welcomed Very smooth and easy communication
Truly an amazing host and has set high standards for every next Airbnb
Location:
Lovely place just outside old quarter Very quiet at night and walking distance to major spots
in a very quiet neighborhood and many precious tips Thank you again
Tran and Helen have a fab house in a perfect location Surprisingly (Email hidden by Airbnb) munication and support to get us
The place is also quite central without being in old quarter which makes it very calm I would definitely recommend this place
Trung is truly a legend of a host responsive from the minute we requested to book his place
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10. A comfortable apartment in the heart of Hanoi (from USD 32)

Featuring an excellent combination of Vietnam’s traditional beauty and a Western modern touch, this apartment promises a comfortable and warm stay throughout. Equipped with two beds and two bathrooms, the apartment can accommodate six people maximum. As a guest, you are free to roam the entire apartment and use all the available facilities. Enjoy cooking Vietnamese dishes in the fully equipped kitchen. Relax in the living area or take a walk in the small garden to please your eyes and ease your mind.

Lacaito-The May, Ecofriendly Homestay Centre Hanoi
Hanoi, Hà Nội, Vietnam
286 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The living space is stylish with the great bonus of outside space
Tricky to climb up few flight of stairs if you have big luggage
a pretty long stairwell to use the toilet
It has everything you need to feel comfortable
The only downside is that the outside of the apartment is a tad worn down and is located on the third floor
Cleanliness:
The place is clean and quiet Highly recommended
The apartment is accessed via 2 flights of very steep and narrow stairs and
The house was lovely and very well styled and decorated with cane and bamboo furniture and homeware
The room was tastefully decorated and spacious for my family of four
Host:
the host met us when we arrived to show us around the house and gave many recommendations Great location as well
the host is great and friendly ;)
Wonderful & extremely helpful host
We received a very warm welcome from our host
They were very helpful with also getting us cheap transportation from the airport
Location:
The neighbors are a bit lively in the mornings
It's the perfect location to explore the Old City - close to all the sights and activities but still can get some peace and quiet
Best location to stay in every way peaceful and safe
lovely location in a quiet street just 15 minutes walk from the lake and old quarter
There are lots of places to eat nearby
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11. Guesthouse with great services, good for families

It may be difficult to find spacious accommodation in the Old Quarter for families with kids. Thankfully, this 20-room guesthouse offers the option of booking two connecting bedrooms with three beds for groups of up to five guests. Overlooking the Long Bien Bridge in the northern part of the Old Quarter, the guesthouse also offers fantastic services, including free buffet breakfast, computers with free wireless internet, and even a free city map for your exploration needs. The hosts have 10 years’ experience in the hospitality industry and can help arrange private or group tours to attractions like Halong Bay, Sapa or Tam Coc.

Connecting room in Hanoi Centre
22 reviews
Entire bed & breakfast 3 Beds 4 Guests

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12. Alluring Vietnamese country-style decor

Most Airbnb rental units are decked in conventional decor. Not this one. This is a wondrously quirky room adorned with eye-catching Vietnamese country-style furniture. Check out the wooden stools, gas lamps, and wicker chairs. You will want to stay and immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of this room. But we would urge you to go out and explore, with the apartment just minutes away from Hanoi’s night market, walking street, and beer street. At the very least, step out of the room and make friends with the guesthouse staff, who may invite you to join them for a cooked dinner or even a BBQ on the rooftop.

VeQue , Vietnam country style
8 reviews
Private room 1 Bed 2 Guests

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13. Beautiful Nordic-style guesthouse (from USD 19)

Greenery lovers will absolutely adore this Scandinavian-style three-bedroom house that can house up to seven guests. Green plants adorn every part of the house – even the pillowcases have leafy patterns! The huge windows in each room allow natural light to brighten the five-floor building, which is near the Old Citadel in the northern part of the Old Quarter. The kitchen and fridge are well-stocked, while the washing machine is on the top floor, so you can hang dry your laundry while enjoying the rooftop view of the surroundings. The host lives on the opposite side of the street, and you can text her to arrange for tours or airport pick-up service.

Tropical Nordic house 1-2BR in Hanoi's Old quarter
Quán Thánh, Hà Nội, Vietnam
56 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
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Amenities & Room:
Cozy room and full amenities home
The free use of the washing machine on the top floor was a plus
but I feel that the listing description is misleading
We booked the room for three people and there was only one bed
but it is only a private room
Cleanliness:
Pretty clean and very quiet apartment
The House was very clean and the decoration was lovely
The rooms were nice decorated and clean and the kitchen was well equipped
The place is super clean and comfortable (cute as well)
Really clean place close to everything except for the airport
Host:
her suggestion about food is great
Thanh was a fantastic host - always quick to respond to any enquiry and also organised airport transfers for us
Our host Thanh is very responsive and helped us with airport transfer
Ngoc is a great host replying quickly and
Thanh was very responsive to all the messages
Location:
There is a great restaurant 2 mins walk away:
The location is convenient to go the old quarter of Hanoi
Great comfortable place in good location near main parts of old quarter
15-20 minutes walk to the Hoan Kien Lake close to military museum and the train road
(5-10min walk) and very quiet
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Classy accommodation amid bustling heart of Hanoi

While the Old Quarter can come across as noisy and even grimy, the rental units on this list offer clean and comfortable havens while not sacrificing the convenience of exploring a key part of Hanoi. Best of all, they don’t cost an arm or a leg, making them excellent alternatives to the budget hotels that are all over the Old Quarter.

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Han Keong is a former sports journalist in Singapore whose lifelong passions are travel and music.

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