MELIA HANOI OVERNIGHT RATE FROM $284 (DELUXE ROOM)
Stay just a few blocks from the French Quarter at the recently renovated Melia Hanoi and you’ll find the Hoa Lo Prison Museum, the Temple of Literature, and the Thang Long Water Puppet Theatre all within walking distance. Start your day in the fitness centre or outdoor swimming pool then enjoy the sumptuous buffet breakfast in El Patio restaurant with a pho to rival street stalls for flavour and a wall of doughnuts for sweet tooths. Deluxe rooms are spacious and comfortable with king or twin beds, while fresh fruit, cotton bathrobes, drinking water, and 24-hour room service are all part of the deal here. If you need help plotting your exploration of the city, head to the tour desk in the lobby. Later, wind down in Cava Lounge for happy hour and enjoy authentic Vietnamese in El Oriental.