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Most of the accommodation here is positioned either around the lake and weir in the centre of town or near the park. There's a wide range of options, from budget digs to the newly opened Hanoi Hotel. Cheap sleeps (that accept foreigners) are also available around the bus station.

  • Hanoi Hotel

    Hanoi Hotel

    Fantastic value posh option

    228 Duong Truong Chinh
    T: (022) 375 3299; F: (022) 375 3277

    The building work next to the Huong Sen has transformed into the Hanoi Hotel and completely over-shadows its neighbour and similarly priced options. For a similar price to the Union or Son La Hotels ... Read the full review of Hanoi Hotel.

    4 stars USD 20 to 50 1 vote Midrange
  • Viet Trinh

    Viet Trinh

    Cheapest in town

    15A 26/8 Street, across from the park
    T: (022) 385 2263;

    The reception area for this hotel is the living room of the family that runs it but don't be put off — if price is your primary concern then Viet Trinh is your place. Furnishings have certainly ... Read the full review of Viet Trinh.

    4 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Thanh Binh Guest House

    Thanh Binh Guest House

    Neat and tidy

    No. 7, Chu Van Thinh
    T: (022) 385 2969;

    This cute little place is tucked in a courtyard in an alley just off the road, five minutes down the street from the Blue Hotel. The courtyard, which all the rooms face onto, is amazingly neat and ... Read the full review of Thanh Binh Guest House.

    3.5 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Bien Phong Guesthouse

    Bien Phong Guesthouse

    Excellent value

    64B Chu Van Thinh
    T: (022) 625 0299; F: (022) 625 0021

    Previously the Blue Hotel, the now Bien Phong Guesthouse remains a good budget option. The exterior is done up in shades of peach and rose and the hotel is located in what passes for a central ... Read the full review of Bien Phong Guesthouse.

    3.5 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Sunrise Hotel

    Sunrise Hotel

    Rock hard beds but excellent value

    53 Duong 26 - 8
    T: (022) 385 8799; F: (022) 385 9799

    The Sunrise is at the Western end of 26/8 street, past the road to the Trade Union Hotel. It has clear views of the mountainside where the lookout point is located, and it's a quiet neighbourhood to ... Read the full review of Sunrise Hotel.

    3.5 stars USD 10 to 20 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Cong Doan Son La

    Cong Doan Son La

    Biggest in town

    4 Xuan Thuy Road
    T: (022) 385 5313; F: (022) 385 5312

    With 80 rooms on offer, this is the one place in town where you're practically guaranteed to find a bed. The midrange offerings are a bit spare, but pretty, in light wood tones, with some of the ... Read the full review of Cong Doan Son La.

    3 stars USD 20 to 50 2 votes Midrange
  • Hoang Son Hotel

    Hoang Son Hotel

    Lovely feel

    69 Ngo Luong Bang
    T: (022) 385 9888; F: (022) 385 9900

    This attractive and freshly painted hotel just has a lovely feel to it. Staff spoke a little English and were very friendly and rooms are clean, bright and airy. All rooms have air-con, mossy nets, a ... Read the full review of Hoang Son Hotel.

    3 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Huong Sen Hotel

    Huong Sen Hotel

    No longer new

    228 Duong Truong Chinh
    T: (022) 385 1980; F: (022) 385 8612

    This is a large hotel strung up on the left on the way into town from Hanoi, with the standard, obligatory massage and sauna facilities. —The rooms themselves are okay: clean and spacious, with ... Read the full review of Huong Sen Hotel.

    2.5 stars USD 10 to 20 1 vote Flashpacker

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