With $89.25 per person per day spent in Hanoi for accommodation, visits, meals and other personal expenses, Hanoi - Vietnam has recently listed among world’s top cheapest holiday destinations by the airport transfer website Hoppa.
Hotels in Hanoi are many from budget like hostels to luxury hotels and tourists can easily book in advance through booking.com, agoda.com or with a tour operator in Hanoi.
Hostels - From US$10 - US$20:
Offering basic room but comfortable enough to stay during your Vietnam tour in Hanoi. Hostels are good for backpackers and people who travel Vietnam on a budget.
2 Stars - From US$25 - US$40:
Basically, 2 star hotels will offer good size and clean guest rooms with AC, TV, hot water, shower and private bathrooms
3 Stars - From US$40 - US$80:
Offering basic needs for a comfortable stay, good size and clean guest rooms with Free access high speed Internet, Welcome baskets and drinking water, Telephone with international dialing, Electronic safe box in room, Hairdryer, Coffee and Tea, Wake-up service, AC, TV, hot water, shower and private bathrooms. On-site restaurants with breakfast included and lunch or dinner at your own pick up. A small fitness center, spa and swimming pool can be expected.
4 Stars - From from US$80 - US$130:
Offering a wide range of comfortable boutique hotels are available with shopping, dining and entertainment facilities nearby. Featuring quality service, fully furnished rooms, restaurants, fitness center with spa (and swimming pool in most cases), the hotels are expected to offer an above-average accommodation experience.
5 Stars - from US$130 - US$200 – US$ 300:
Offering an extensive range of facilities for an excellent accommodation experience. Multiple restaurants on site and a wide range of choice for buffet breakfast, good size of swimming pool, fitness center and concierge service round out the experience.
Places to visit in Hanoi are many and within walking distance, if not, taxis are available everywhere and to be paid by meter.
Hanoi is also a paradise for the best street foods, you can just spend US$1-2 for lunch or dinner if you eat like a local.
- Like everywhere in Vietnam, you must bargain if you are going to buy something.
- Do not bargain in early morning (but not buy), it is impolite as it will bring bad luck to the shop owner the whole day.