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.
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 CENTRALHoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Top guest reviewssince much of the old quarter is walkableWe 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 toiletriesthe 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 hotelbreakfast on the glass surrounded roof top floor Great views and a delicious hot breakfastThe rooms were huge and clean Great bedThe location was centrally location and cleanRoom was clean and quietHotel was very clean and the room spaciousVery clean spacious room well located and great value for money
Host:They are very friendly and approachable and speak good EnglishYen was a great hosthost is so very responsive in all of my inquires and requestsAnd she gave me some tips for trip in HanoiPrices are good and she knows her stuffRead more reviewsLocation is great everything is walk distanceit is near the market andeverything is within walking distanceWithin walking distance to all the action and excitement of Old QuarterLovely hotel in a great location Close to restaurants and shops
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✨FreeLuggageStorageHoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Top guest reviews/washroom with a water heaterThe place looks the same asThe 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 tooGreat apartment with everything you need especially the aircon in Hanoi's heatThe location is ideal and the apartment was clean and thoughtfully decoratedThe place was super cleanIt was beautifully designed very clean and extremely comfortable
Host:is also an excellent host that was always available for any help you needShe was extremely responsive and very warm and helpfulShe responded very quickly to all of my questions and requestsShe replied sincerely to all my requests and questionsVesper was very accommodating and understanding quick communication and wonderful local tipsRead more reviewsPerfect spot to explore the Old City Close to the lake and many restaurants aroundHi 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 attractionsThe location is ideal and it is across from a couple of tour shops which made it very easy to book excursionsAnother advantage of this home is the locationThe way to enter the house is quite complicated but if you read the message Vesper sent carefully it doesn't matter
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 TVHàng Mã, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Top guest reviewsWe spent our time among local living in the old quarterInside the room we got everything we need kitchenThe room was so fashionablewarm bed hanger comfortable living area(Bakery across the road caters to the discerning sweet tooth )The apartment was clean and stylish and very spaciousVery nice and clean spaceThis apartment is excellently located and very cleanThe apartment was clean and well-furnished and in close proximity with everything
Host:Harry is amazing so friendly and helpfulHis suggestion book of places to eat was super helpfulThe host reply very quickly and he supports me every time I have problemsthumbs up - responsive & helpful host- super easy check-in-Great value with a great hostRead more reviewsbut i personally enjoyed that signature sound of HanoiThe location is also very lively but not too loud (if you are not a light sleeperIt's located in a great area of the Old Quarter close to foodGreat restaurants surround the area Easy to walk anywhereVery cute place Noisy but very nice
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 2Nguyễn Trung Trực, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Top guest reviewsThe room is generously sized with a modern private bathroom kitchen and washing machineGreat amenities fully equipped kitchen private washing machine large and clean bathroomfridge super comfortable bed etcKitchen is compact and contains everything one needsAlso very comfortable bedI especially appreciate the washing machine and dryerit's really clean and cosyThe room very clean and bigSuper clean comfortable and bright windowDream House is clean and well maintained
Host:very convenient Host was very friendly helpful and quick with responsesThe hosts are well mannered polite cooperative kind accommodating and helpful in all regardsThe host is friendly and highly responsive even helped arrange a driver to pick us up to the airport at 5AMthe amenities are well served Friendly hostHost Do is hospitable and kindRead more reviewsMany grocery shops are just around the placeDream House is really like a dream house ideally located in the center of Hanoi easily accessible close to many important historical placesThe location is very convenient as it is located only a short walk to the old quarter and other attractionsDefinitely recommend staying here In walking distance to many great cafes and coffee shopsyou must visit here - and close enough from old quarter main attractions such as weekend night market yet holds a local vibe
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 quarterQu, H, Vietnam
Top guest reviewsThe reviews we read did not disappointThe most comfortable bed we ever slept in Beautiful room with lots of spaceI think the short of it is that we felt we got amazing service and care for what we paidThe hotel was quite clean and the front desk staff were amazing
Host:They were so willing to helpGreat hospitality clean and very friendly and helpful owner and all employeesthis was fantastic value for the area and quality considering many hostels were more expensiveand he wrote them down on a mapbut 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 helpRead more reviewsthe Dragon Pearl was not only in a great location to do just thatFantastic guest service in a very accessible neighbourhood of HanoiA nice breakfeast that changed from day to dayReally enjoyed staying at Dragon Pear HotelThe location is perfect for exploring the old town of Hanoi
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
Top guest reviewsGot upgraded to bigger listingThe apartment had big comfy beds and a nice small balconyThe only negative was the one bathroomExcellent apartment with air conditioning right in the heart of HanoiUnfortunately the private room was in the attic and a bit difficult to accessThe place was also very clean and neatThe apartment was exactly as pictured and the descriptions were also accurateVery well located and spacious apartmentGreat location clean and comfortably sleepsThe house is exactly as the picture
Host:she was very friendly and helpful with recommendationsfriendly host even offered to hangout with us when the weather was bad quick responses to queriesTuti was very attentive and gave us great recommendationsThe host was great and super responsive and easy to communicateThe host was being amazing to usRead more reviewsThe place is located in a very central areaThe location is very convenient to night life convenience stores restaurants and tourist spotsTuti's place is well located in the middle of where the streets come to life at nightIt's in a great location Comfy beds tooThere are also convenient facilities such as beer street 1 minute massage parlor below and convenience store across the street
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
Top guest reviews(the most beautiful room is the one on the top floor(air conditioning in every room hot water5 4 : 5I thought it was a little dusty and overpriced for meEverything is well decorated - living roomThe 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 manTran was a wonderful hostThe hosts couple are very nice person and provide us with free breakfast and some local foodThe hosts are super coolHe is the kindest and most helpful hostRead more reviewsTran house is located in the Old Quarter and really close to everythingThe location is perfect and close to all the city's attractionsno problem of communicating Next time to Hanoi will live here againIt is well located in-between the Old Quarter and West LakeThoughtful notes are around the house
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
Top guest reviewsTh beds are soft and comfortable the bathroom has a tub and rain showerWas a bit of difficulty at first to find the place because no signs outside in the streetOnly downside is the WiFi never really worked for usThe place was so great Comfortable and beautifulVery understanding and helpful Accommodated our every request Excellent place to stay andGreat 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 hostJanice was really helpful during our stayThe directions Janice gave us was easy to understandvery quiet and nice Janice is lovely too definitely recommendBut that was a minor inconvenienceRead more reviewsThe building guard cleaning ladies and everyoneGood place central location very clean and organised Check in 24 hours is very convenientso we used a different signal from another apartmentNice place for a family good location to walk to the heart of the old quarter
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 quaterHàng Mã, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Top guest reviewsThe room was particularly lovelya great place to sleep and have breakfast close to the charming old town but
Host:very well equipped rustic and warmhe even was big help to help us request a comfortable ride to Mai Chaubeautiful collection of books sorry about the long reviewWe felt very welcomed Very smooth and easy communicationTruly an amazing host and has set high standards for every next AirbnbRead more reviewsLovely place just outside old quarter Very quiet at night and walking distance to major spotsin a very quiet neighborhood and many precious tips Thank you againTran and Helen have a fab house in a perfect location Surprisingly (Email hidden by Airbnb) munication and support to get usThe place is also quite central without being in old quarter which makes it very calm I would definitely recommend this placeTrung is truly a legend of a host responsive from the minute we requested to book his place
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 HanoiHanoi, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Top guest reviewsThe living space is stylish with the great bonus of outside spaceTricky to climb up few flight of stairs if you have big luggagea pretty long stairwell to use the toiletIt has everything you need to feel comfortableThe only downside is that the outside of the apartment is a tad worn down and is located on the third floorThe place is clean and quiet Highly recommendedThe apartment is accessed via 2 flights of very steep and narrow stairs andThe house was lovely and very well styled and decorated with cane and bamboo furniture and homewareThe 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 wellthe host is great and friendly ;)Wonderful & extremely helpful hostWe received a very warm welcome from our hostThey were very helpful with also getting us cheap transportation from the airportRead more reviewsThe neighbors are a bit lively in the morningsIt's the perfect location to explore the Old City - close to all the sights and activities but still can get some peace and quietBest location to stay in every way peaceful and safelovely location in a quiet street just 15 minutes walk from the lake and old quarterThere are lots of places to eat nearby
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
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
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 quarterQuán Thánh, Hà Nội, Vietnam
Top guest reviewsCozy room and full amenities homeThe free use of the washing machine on the top floor was a plusbut I feel that the listing description is misleadingWe booked the room for three people and there was only one bedbut it is only a private roomPretty clean and very quiet apartmentThe House was very clean and the decoration was lovelyThe rooms were nice decorated and clean and the kitchen was well equippedThe 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 greatThanh was a fantastic host - always quick to respond to any enquiry and also organised airport transfers for usOur host Thanh is very responsive and helped us with airport transferNgoc is a great host replying quickly andThanh was very responsive to all the messagesRead more reviewsThere is a great restaurant 2 mins walk away:The location is convenient to go the old quarter of HanoiGreat comfortable place in good location near main parts of old quarter15-20 minutes walk to the Hoan Kien Lake close to military museum and the train road(5-10min walk) and very quiet
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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