Hanoi Hotels Named Among World’s Finest

    Hanoi is celebrating after two of its hotels have been awarded highly sought-after accolades in the hospitality industry, both regionally and internationally.


    Located in the Old Quarter, La Sinfonía del Rey Hotel & Spa is the only representative from Vietnam to be included in the list of the world’s top 25 hotels for 2023, according to TripAdvisor.

    The rooftop bar of La Sinfonía del Rey Hotel & Spa in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Photo: TripAdvisor

    With an impressive 1,213 five-star ratings, the hotel has achieved a rank of 16th, giving honor to Vietnam’s tourism service industry in general, and to Hanoi in particular. 

    The boutique hotel, located in an ideal spot just a few steps from Hanoi’s iconic Hoan Kiem Lake, has a total of 48 rooms. Prices range from VND2,000,000 (US$85) to VND4,000,000 (US$170) per room, per night.

    The “Top 25 Best Hotels in the World” list is a category of TripAdvisor’s annual “Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best” Awards. These awards recognize the world’s top hotels, based on the millions of reviews and opinions collected in a single year from TripAdvisor travelers worldwide.

    In addition to ranking the world’s best hotels, TripAdvisor also ranks the best hotels in each region and country.

    This year’s TripAdvisor Champion is the Rambagh Palace in the city of Jaipur, India. Other Asian hotels in the top 25 include Ozen Reserve Bolifushi (Maldives), Hotel Colline de France (France), and Shangri-La The Shard, London (UK).

    The TripAdvisor platform has presented the Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best Hotels Awards, which are based on customer satisfaction, quality, and the highest level of excellence in hotel and restaurant services.

    Capella Hanoi Hotel won the title of #1 City Hotel in Travel + Leisure Asia Pacific Awards 2023. Photo: Viet Anh

    In 2022, Hanoi‘s hotel made its way onto the list of the world’s top 25 best hotels.

    In addition, the prestigious Travel + Leisure Asia Pacific Awards 2023 has named Capella Hanoi, another hotel in the city, as the #1 City Hotel.

    At a prestigious awards ceremony held on June 5 in Bangkok, Thailand, the hotel emerged victorious amongst 24 other highly esteemed hotels in the region.

    Designed by the acclaimed Bill Bensley, the hotel features an architectural and interior design which celebrates the vibrant history of the city, and its close proximity to the iconic Hanoi Opera House. The atmosphere of the hotel is evocative of the 1920s opera, creating a luxurious experience for guests. Accommodation at the hotel starts at VND15,000,000 ($643) per room per night.