Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
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.
Cheapest in town15A 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.
Neat and tidyNo. 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.
Rock hard beds but excellent value53 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.USD 10 to 20 1 vote Flashpacker
Fantastic value posh option228 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.USD 20 to 50 1 vote Midrange
Biggest in town4 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.USD 20 to 50 2 votes Midrange
Lovely feel69 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.
Excellent value64B 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.
No longer new228 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.USD 10 to 20 1 vote Flashpacker
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