Where To Stay In Hanoi, Vietnam: 10 Best Neighborhoods

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Found in the beautiful country of Vietnam, Hanoi is a beautiful city that is definitely worth visiting. The capital city of Vietnam boasts various cultures that tourists will surely want to explore. During your visit, you can take admire the stunning architecture of centuries-old buildings. Some of the top-notch attractions to visit are Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Temple of Literature. Indulge in Vietnam’s exquisite local cuisine and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of the city by going on a Hanoi street food tour. If you are planning to visit anytime soon, keep reading to learn more about where to stay in Hanoi, Vietnam: best neighborhoods.

1. French Quarter (from USD 38)

Where To Stay In Hanoi, Vietnam: Best Neighborhoods
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user blue_quartz used under CC BY-SA 2.0

One of the best neighborhoods in Hanoi, French Quarter is a beautiful place to visit. Find your way to the southeastern part of Hoan Kiem Lake, which is where you can find this lovely neighborhood. The neighborhood is known for its affluent residents, along with government buildings and foreign embassies. The best feature of French Quarter is its bustling shopping area called Trang Tien. Here, you can enjoy many bookshops, fashion stores, restaurants, and galleries. It takes about 7 minutes to get to French Quarter from Old Quarter, with a distance of 1.6 km (1 mi).


Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Wifi Available

Address: 15 Ngo Quyen Street
Accommodates: 3

Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Garden Terrace


Hanoi Paradise Center Hotel & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: 22/5 Hang Voi Street, Ly Thai To Ward, Hoan Kiem District, Vietnam
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace

LotusHomestayHanoi✩Wood&White✩NetflixTV✩BếpRộng
Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
150 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 3 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
air-con was cool enough and also a standing fan for added comfort
place was stylish and had netflix plus pocket wifi which was definitely an added bonus
the wifi was also very good :d we enjoyed our stay :)
the apartment is huge and amazingly well kitted out (shampoo shower gel etc
very central stylish and full of thoughtful touches like portable wifi toiletries and toothbrushes
Cleanliness:
the place is clean and as described
the apartment was very clean and homely
it was clean and comfortable and had everything we needed
bed was comfortable and everything was clean
the apartment was also clean and well equipped with everything we needed
Host:
host was very helpful
host is super accommodating and communicative
hao is a great host and responses very quickly
hao is a great host
the host was so nice and helpful
Location:
great location and cozy stay
cute little place in the middle of hanoi
and the location perfect
perfectly located a short 5 - 10 minute walk to the lake
amazing location as well
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2. Ngọc Hà

Ngọc Hà
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user redsea99 used under CC BY 3.0

For a wonderful vacation experience, consider staying in Ngọc Hà, a neighborhood that is situated 3.8 km (2.4 mi) away from Old Quarter. By car, it can take only 16 minutes to reach Ngọc Hà. Compared to the other neighborhoods, Ngọc Hà is a rather serene neighborhood and is among the oldest areas in Hanoi. As soon as you set foot in this neighborhood, you can need to visit Dinh Ngoc Ha, a Buddhist temple. Then, you can enjoy a stroll around the lake surrounded by colorful flowers and mature trees.


Chip’s House

Address: Hoàng Hoa Thám 141

Fax/photocopying Garden Shared kitchen Daily housekeeping Non-smoking rooms Terrace Private parking Smoke alarms

La Casa - Sunlight, luxurious studio in the Centre
Ngọc Hà, Hà Nội, Vietnam
107 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful room and peaceful view
the swing chair is lots of fun and the room is super stylish
we loved the thoughtful touches and the hanging chair in the apartment
there was a lot of natural light and we both love the swing in the apartment itself
beautiful apartment - looks exactly like the photos 5-10 minute drive to the old quarter
Cleanliness:
the apartment was quite clean and really tidy
the apartment was very clean and felt really homey
beautiful apartment clean and with everything you might need
hoang's place was beautiful clean and very well lit
very nice place the apartment looked good and everything was clean
Host:
linh is a great host
the host is really nice
the host was really helpful and responsive
huy was a great host
hosts are very responsive and helpful
Location:
fabulous location and great stylish interior
the location was so central and easy to find
the location is ideal if you don’t want to stay in old quarter
we loved the location and the convenience store downstairs
i loved walking around the neighborhoods and lakes nearby
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Artist 2-BRs Duplex w/ Private Garden & Rooftop
Ba Đình, Hà Nội, Vietnam
9 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire residential home 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room is nice and the view is lovely
Host:
the host is nice; she welcomed us in and led us to our place in person
Location:
it’s a great place to stay when visit ha noi
a beautiful place to stay in hanoi
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3. Old Quarter (from USD 32)

One Pillar Pagoda, Old Quarter
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Jorge Láscar used under CC BY 2.0

Also known as Hoan Kiem District, the neighborhood of Old Quarter is the center of business and is also one of the most popular tourist destinations. Prepare to be entertained by a traditional puppet performance at Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre. Then, stop by Hoan Kiem Lake to observe how the local people practice tai chi. Do not forget to visit Dong Xuan Market while you are here.


Hanoi L'Heritage Centre Hotel & Spa

Address: 14 Luong Van Can Street, Hang Dao ward, Hoan Kiem District, Old Quarter, Hanoi, Vietnam, 10000


Hanoi Allure Hotel

Address: 52 Dao Duy Tu, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi

Lift Tour desk All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized Soundproof rooms Ticket service Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Currency exchange

NYNA HOUSE-25TY02*OldQuarter/Free Egg Coffee
Hoàn Kiếm, Hà Nội, Vietnam
15 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Host:
the host was very nice
martin is a friendly and helpful host
martin is a wonderful host and his apartment is great
martin and his team are completely helpful and friendly
the host offered such a good warm welcome and kindness all the time
Location:
good location with premium advices during the trip
nyna house is a lovely and comfy place
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4. Tây Hồ (from USD 41)

Tây hồ
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user ChieuTimViet used under CC BY 3.0

From Old Quarter, it only takes about 25 minutes to get to Tây Hồ, with a distance of 7.6 km (4.7 mi). Sitting along Hồ Tây Lake, this neighborhood can entice tourists with its glamorous nightlife and dining scenes. Stop and see Trấn Quốc Pagoda, a sixth-century pagoda on the lakefront area. You can also spend a whole day of fun with your loved ones trying a variety of slides and indulging in water activities at Hồ Tây Water Park.


InterContinental Hanoi Westlake, an IHG Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 5 Tu Hoa Street, Tay Ho District
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre


Somerset West Point Hanoi

Address: 2 Tay Ho, Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam, 10000

Ascott managed PentStudio
Tây Hồ, Tây Hồ Hà Nội, Vietnam
93 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the views are stunning and the apartment is modern and has a great coffee machine and sound system
lovely and modern apartment with huge windows overlooking an outstanding view of the city
such a fabulous apartment we couldn’t believe how nice the view was from there
such a beatiful room it has a nice and clear view
fully-equipped apartment but lack of wine glasses for a perfect experience
Cleanliness:
be clean and fragrant4
a very clean and amazing place to stay
very well maintained clean penthouse
the house is well equipped sparking clean and modern
however it is clean enough to cover these inconveniences
Host:
host's quick response and kind3
the host is very helpful and responsive
kylie is an awesome host
host is friendly and nice also
she is very friendly and supportive
Location:
best place in its price
a great place to stay
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5. Truc Bach (from USD 29)

Truc Bach
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Francisco Anzola used under CC BY 2.0

Truc Bach is a beautiful neighborhood that is set just 7 minutes away from Old Quarter, with a distance of 1.8 km (1.1 mi). The ambiance of Truc Bach is somehow similar to Old Quarter, but the neighborhood is not as packed. Once you reach Truc Bach, you can go straight to Truc Bach Lake and admire the calm water of the lake for a soothing experience. You can also visit several temples such as Chua Chau Long and Quan Thanh Taoist Temple.


Anh Hotel

4.3 User Rating

Address: 42 Chau Long


Pan Pacific Hanoi

Wifi Available

Address: 1 Thanh Nien Road
Accommodates: 5

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

Truc Bach Lake/Cozy apartment/Central downtown
Hà Nội, Vietnam
89 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
a cozy apartment amidst the cold weather of hanoi very nice interior and fully equipped
bed and pillows were very comfortable for me as was the dining table (for laptop) and couch
comfortable stylish space at an excellent price
it’s a really great place with large space and cozy atmosphere
Cleanliness:
everything was very clean and well-maintained
clean and quiet place to stay
really nice house n clean
big flat nice and and clean as in a picture
extremely clean and so silent (which is quite unusual in such a city as hanoi)
Host:
host very good response and supportive to all the questions that i concern and required
host is very nice and responsive
host was fast respond polite and considerate
and a good host answered my questions quickly (and let me checkout late yay)
amazing host really made my stay the best it could have been
Location:
the location was perfect
good location and brand new
great place with great location
location was quiet and great
perfect location with the lake 2 mins away
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6. Hai Bà Trưng (from USD 29)

Hai Bà Trưng Temple, Hanoi
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user [Tycho] used under CC BY-SA 3.0

Located a short 15-minute drive away from Old Quarter, Hai Bà Trưng is one of the best neighborhoods to visit in Hanoi. It is 4.5 km (2.8 mi) from the center of Hanoi. You can find your way to Thong Nhat Park to enjoy a picnic under a shady tree. Enter the underwater world to meet stingrays, sharks, and other species at Aquarium Times City. For a serene boating experience, you can explore the beautiful Hồ Bảy Mẫu Lake.


Emerald Hotel

Address: 64 Trieu Viet Vuong


Le Grand Hanoi Hotel

Address: 1B9 Dam Trau, Bach Dang, Hai Ba Trung dist., Hai Ba Trung District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Terrace✧Kitchen✧Lift✧[email protected]★XOI Zion 5
Hai Bà Trưng, Hà Nội, Vietnam
50 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the place looks exactly like the photos small but cozy and super clean
Cleanliness:
very clean and cozy
the room is very clean and comfortable
super nice quiet and clean place
clean and much better than i thought
the appartment is clean spacious quiet and super beautiful
Host:
khue is a very nice host
khue is very good host & very helpful
the hosts was taking care me as friends
the host is very welcoming and responsive
beautiful room and quick response from the host
Location:
great place to stay perfect location and very affordable
location is perfect as it’s near hoan kiem lake where is the center of hanoi
will definitely come back to this place next time
great design in a great and accessible location
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7. Đống Đa (from USD 25)

Temple of Literature, Dong Da, Hanoi
Source: Photo by Flickr user Jean-Pierre Dalbéra used under CC BY 2.0

Đống Đa is situated only 24 minutes away from the center of Hanoi, with a distance of 5.8 km (3.6 mi). Đống Đa is the perfect place to try delectable local dishes such as spicy mango salads and noodles, which are served at numerous food stalls and diners scattered across the neighborhood. After indulging in various dishes, you can stop by Temple of Literature, a Confucian complex that was built in the 11th century.


Hotel de La Seine

Address: 47 Nguyễn Như Đổ

Non-smoking rooms Bar Soundproof rooms Laundry Restaurant Shared lounge/TV area Lockers CCTV in common areas


Novotel Hanoi Thai Ha

Address: 2 Thai Ha Street Dong Da District, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam, 100000

Rabbit DULY'SHouse Entire apartment+ NETFLIX
Hanoi, Vietnam
49 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great hosts and apartment can’t recommend the place enough with everything as per the photos
the bed was very comfortable with nice cotton sheets
the apartment is clean with all amenities you might need and quite spacious for 1-2 people
Cleanliness:
the space is clean and well equipped
clean comfortable and an excellent kitchen
it was very nice to stay here :) everything was very clean and nicely decorated / designed
this apartment was super clean bright and spacious as described
clean nice & great location
Host:
great and professional host
special thanks to the host for their hospitality
the host is very nice and responsible
the hosts were very friendly and sweet
the hosts are amazing people really helpful
Location:
it’s easy to find this place
wish i could rate this place 6 stars instead of 5 amazing apartment
everything about this place is just so wonderful
such a nice place easy to find
i recommend this place
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8. Trung Hoà (from USD 31)

Phố Trung Hoà
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Phan Minh Tuấn used under CC BY-SA 4.0

With so many neighborhoods to explore in Hanoi, you cannot run out of things to do. Stop by Trung Hoà, which is situated about 7.6 km (4.7 mi) away from the center of Old Quarter. It can take about 33 minutes by car. Trung Hoà is among the most desirable urban places in Hanoi. During your visit, you can check out Trung Hoa Nhan Chinh, Trung Hoà’s own Koreatown.


Grand Plaza Hanoi Hotel

Address: 117 Tran Duy Hung

VIP room facilities 24-hour security Mini golf Babysitting/child services Trouser press Garden Packed lunches Indoor pool (all year)


Blue Hanoi Inn City Hotel

Address: 7A Tu Mo, Trung Hoa

CCTV outside property 24-hour security CCTV in common areas Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed Ticket service Shuttle service (additional charge) Cashless payment available Terrace

STUDIO✧SWIMMING POOL OCEAN✧for COUPLE/FAMILY
Cầu Giấy, Hà Nội, Vietnam
18 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire condominium (condo) 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Cleanliness:
extremely clean and modern apartment
the apartment is very neat tidy and clean
Host:
the host is very friendly and enthusiastic to help me
the host was organized and there was nothing unpleasant
a very nice apartment for a relaxing time with a great host
Location:
about phams apartment and location is better than i am a wishing for
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9. Yen Hoa (from USD 18)

Yên Hoà
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Phan Minh Tuấn used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Yen Hoa can be reached within 37 minutes by car from Old Quarter, with a short distance of 9.2 km (5.7 mi). You can visit Cau Giay Park for a leisurely stroll. The park also features a playground, along with a sports area. With family-friendly activities, you can enjoy visiting this neighborhood with your loved ones.


Yolowa hotel

Address: 120, Trung Kinh Street, Yen Hoa Ward, Cau Giay District, Ha Noi City, Viet Nam., Cau Giay District, Hanoi, Vietnam, 10000


Dai Duong Ha Noi Hotel II

Address: 66 Trung Yen 9, Yen Hoa, Cau Giay

MINH RESIDENCE 11
Yên Hoà, Hà Nội, Vietnam
31 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire serviced apartment 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is in a charming area surrounded by coffee shops and restaurants
great experience with mihn’s apartment very clean room with all you need very quite area with several coffee shop nearby
Cleanliness:
clean safe & peaceful stay
the space is clean safe and secure
the staff keeps the house clean everyday
minh was very nice and the place was clean and pleasant
extremely clean bright room that offers extras (frequent room cleaning and laundry service) you don't usually find on airbnb
Host:
he and his staff were very kind and professional
minh is such a great host
thanks to minh and all staff
the best thing of this place is perfect host minh
great communicator and extremely helpful
Location:
great apartment in good location
great place to stay if you visit hanoi
minh place is the perfect place to stay in hanoi
very nice place im glad i chosed this mình was very helpful and friendly 100% recommend this place
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10. Khu đô thị Royal City (from USD 44)

Khu đô thị Royal City
Source: Photo by Wikimedia Commons user Nguoivietbao used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Be sure to stay in Khu đô thị Royal City, a neighborhood that is located 7 km (4.3 mi) away from the city center of Hanoi. From Old Quarter, you can enjoy a scenic 36-minute drive. Start your Khu đô thị adventure by visiting Vinpearl Water Park. Here, you and your loved ones can play in the swimming pool. Enticing hundreds of visitors daily, this park boasts different categories that can attract both adults and kids. You can also admire an imperial citadel from the 11th century when you visit Thang Long Imperial Citadel. Pay your respects to President Ho Chi Minh with a visit to Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.


Chi's house - Royal city#4 - 2Bdr - 2Bthr

Address: 72A Nguyễn Trãi, Thanh Xuân Căn hộ số 04, tầng 28 toà R4 sảnh A Royal City

On-site parking Terrace Outdoor pool Indoor pool (all year) Tennis court Parking Gift shop Spa and wellness centre

VINCOM 5* ROYAL CITY 107M2 2BR with amazings views
Đống Đa, Hà Nội, Vietnam
19 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 3 Beds 6 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice patio and great that there's laundry to use right there wifi was fast
the room was perfectly as advertised
Cleanliness:
very clean and nice place to stay
the apartment is modern clean & tidy
the rest is clean and nice
this place is amazingly clean
this 2-bedroom apartment is clean well designed and equipped
Host:
host is very nice
the host is quick in response and support
the host is friendly and kind
nice owner beautiful apartment good service
host is very helpful and friendly
Location:
practical location on top of big shopping mall with restaurants and good grocery shop vinmart
the candy house is great location
the place is at a perfect location
the building complex itself is at a convenience location with good stores and mall
royalcity is great location in hanoi
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Pinky House-R5B Luxury Apt*HotTub at Royal city*
Thanh Xuân, Hà Nội, Vietnam
8 reviews  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
nice apartment with a great view
Cleanliness:
the place is cozy homey very clean
Host:
host was nice and polite
the host is very prompt in reply helpful and very nice
nice host nice place i usually stay here and i love it tks u for hosting me
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Have a splendid vacation in Vietnam

Hanoi is one of the destinations you cannot miss when vacationing in Vietnam. With plenty of family-friendly destinations, you can easily enjoy a fun-filled vacation with your loved ones. Discover the best of this city by checking out this list of where to stay in Hanoi, Vietnam: best neighborhoods.

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