The cost of accommodation
accounts for 30-50% of total cost for your
holiday. It is thus important to choose the
right hotel within your budget in order to save
money while traveling. In this entry I would
like to suggest some cheap hotels in Hanoi with
decent standard for budget travelers.
Which area in Hanoi should I book a hotel?
There are thousands of
cheap hotels in Hanoi,
but not all hotels meet your needs. Therefore,
the most important thing is that you have to
determine the needs as well as the route to
visit his Hanoi to find a reasonable hotel.
Currently there are 3 areas where international
visitors choose to book when
traveling to Hanoi: Ba Dinh, Tay Ho and Hoan Kiem districts. The
general characteristics of the hotels in these
areas are very close to the famous attractions
in Hanoi as well as easily find the famous
restaurants in the city.
+ Hotels in Hoan Kiem District: Suitable for
those visiting the old town, shopping souvenirs.
+ Hotels in Ba Dinh District: It is convenient
for visiting the series of places associated
with the national cultural history such as Ho
Chi Minh mausoleum, Ba Dinh square, stilt
+ Hotels in West Lake: Very suitable for
resting, relaxing as well as enjoying delicious
dishes of Hanoi.
Important notes when booking hotel in Hanoi
Before booking your
hotel in Hanoi
note the following:
- Book 2-3 weeks before the tour starts to avoid
full booking and price rise.
- Check what services are included in the
- Should bargain for prices, most public rates
are only applicable to luxury hotels. For cheap
hotels in Hanoi you can still pay lower than
Here is the list of cheap hotels in Hanoi: Nice,
convenient to travel around.
Cheap hotel in Hoan Kiem area.
+ Thaison Palace Hotel: No. 9, Hang Voi, Hoan
Kiem District, Hanoi. With 35 rooms and rates
from aprox 20 USD. This is a budget hotel in
Hanoi that can meet all your needs from clean
rooms to comfortable, full of leisure activities
like mini bar, internet wife. The space is a bit
small but the food delicious and very convenient
for you to move to the most beautiful sights in
Hanoi such as Hoan Kiem Lake, Notre Dame
Cathedral, Thang Long Water Puppet Theater.
+ Asia Palace Hotel: 44A Hang Tre Street, Hoan
Kiem District, with 27 rooms and rates from 17$.
This hotel is a 3 star hotel with all necessary
facilities. If you choose to stay here you will
feel a Vietnamese space. This is also a cheap
hotel in Hanoi with very convenient location.
You can walk to Hoan Kiem Lake, Dong Xuan
market, Hang Dau shoe street only a few minutes.
However, the negative point of this hotel is
there are few rooms with window facing out and
the interior color is not harmonious.
+ Bluebell Hotel: 1 Ngo Huyen Street, Hoan Kiem
District, Hoan Kiem District, rates from $11.
The Bluebell Hotel is in a prime location in the
capital, so this is a good value hotel in Hanoi.
You can easily move to the Central Cathedral, Le
Thai To Mausoleum just a few minutes walk. If
your requirements are not too high then this is
a good choice. Bluebell's negative point is
small rooms, not serving breakfast.
Cheap hotels in Ba Dinh
+ Tryst Hotel: 71 Nguyen Truong To Street, Ba
Dinh District, there are only 24 rooms for $23.
Few cheap hotels with good quality in Hanoi like
Tryst. It is also very convenient to go to visit
Ho Chi Minh complex, Literature Temple...The
hotel also has spacious setting, cool furniture
arranged in harmony. Many rooms have beautiful
views. Although the hotel has a small sign and
hard to find but always the first choice for the
budget hotel in Ba Dinh district.
+ A25 Hotel - Doi Can, address 379/25/8 Doi Can
street, Lieu Giai, Ba Dinh District. Room rates
from $ 15. With a price of just over 300,000 VND,
A25 hotel is always full even though not in high
season. This is simply because the rooms here
are of good quality, clean, the staff attitude
is very gentle. With a convenient location so
you just take a few minutes to walk to the most
attractive tourist attractions in Hanoi. If you
don't mind the narrow entrance this hotel is a
good choice in the list of cheap hotels in Hanoi
+ Anh Hotel: 42 Chau Long, Ba Dinh District. It
has 35 rooms with rates from $13. Few cheap
hotels in Hanoi that serve delicious breakfast
as in Anh Hotel. The plus for the hotel is the
wide view, clean rooms, good service attitude.
However the minus is there are few seats in the
lobby and guests sometimes have to stand waiting
a long time for the check in.
Cheap hotels in West Lake area.
+ Sunset Westlake Hanoi Hotel: 491-493 Lac Long
Quan, Tay Ho District, is quite spacious with 50
rooms and rate from $26. This is a cheap hotel
in Hanoi with relatively large scale. In
addition to good prices, the quality of service
here is also a big plus. The hotel has a large
car park, provides shuttle busservice to the
airport, you can also easily move to major
tourist attractions such as Phu Tay Ho temple,
West Lake water park...The view overlooking to
the lake is wide. However, there are not many
room types to choose from.
+ Lotus Inn Westlake: 2 Hamlet 389 Lac Long Quan,
Cau Giay, Tay Ho district, Hanoi. Rates from
$17. One of the few low-cost hotels in Hanoi
with a direct view of the scenic West Lake.
Although the space is relatively small, the
rooms are not that special but the quality of
service and scenery is beautiful enough to make
you feel satisfied with the price for Lotus Inn
With the suggestion of cheap hotels in Hanoi
that are both beautiful and convenient to travel
around I hope to help you find the right choice
and keep your budget down for your holiday in