Best Vietnam accommodation to stay in from north to south in 2021
From Hanoi to Hoi An to Ho Chi Minh City, these are the best places to stay in Vietnam, and the best deals to keep costs down.
We’re reader-supported and may be paid when you visit links to partner sites. We don’t compare all products in the market, but we’re working on it!
From ancient temples and palaces to central markets and pristine beaches, Vietnam makes for the perfect holiday destination.
And what makes a great destination that much better? Hotels that make getting from A to B easier. All the hard work has been done for you as we've compiled our favourite stays based on location, walkability, rating and general convenience.
Today's available deals for Vietnam hotels
Up to 75% off Southeast Asia hotels
Available on stays until 29 April 2022 across Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and more.
Stay for 3, Pay for 2
Available for Mastercard holders on stays until 30 September 2021. Destinations include Australia, Fiji, India, Maldives, Thailand, Philippines, Vietnam and more. Prepayment is required. T&Cs apply.
Up to 20% off bookings
Available on select travel dates when you book online. Destinations include Cuba, Mexico, Vietnam, Spain, Indonesia and more. T&Cs apply.
How did we pick these Vietnam hotels?Our editorial team selected the Vietnam hotels on this list based on price, location and real customer feedback from hotel booking sites and review platforms. Where applicable, we used our own personal experiences to make recommendations.
Where should I stay in the Vietnam?
Best hotels in Hanoi, Vietnam
If you're heading to Hanoi then you're going to want to check out the architectural marvels that make the city so special. You'll find the Temple of Jade Mountain, St. Joseph's Cathedral, Hoan Kiem Lake, Hoa Lo Prison Memorial and the Thang Long Imperial Citadel within 35 minutes' walking distance (or a 15-minute drive) of the Sofitel Legend Metropole situated in the French Quarter.
For an impeccable stay on the West Lake and walking distance to the Tran Quoc Pagoda then the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake is an excellent choice. Wake up to beautiful views with your own balcony and a pool on site. Enjoy your stay in five-star luxury with both hotels.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
InterContinental Hanoi Westlake
Best hotels in Hoi An, Vietnam
Hoi An is home to an array of sights, which luckily for you are within walking distance from most hotels. Just north of Minh An we have found the Hoi An Historic Hotel which is a 15-minute walk from the furthest attraction. The hotel is in close proximity to the Hoi An Market, the Assembly Hall of Fujian Chinese, Hoi An Ancient Town, Old House of Tan Ky, the Japanese Covered bridge, the Phung Hung House and the night market (also the furthest).
The Vinh Hung Riverside Resort and Spa is located on the Thu Bon River. The night markets are only four minutes' walk and An Bang Beach is just 15 minutes away by car. The resort and spa is within 12 minutes (walking) of all the main city attractions.
Vinh Hung Riverside Resort & Spa
Hoi An Historic Hotel
Best hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
If you're after a walkable city then this is it. The main attractions are within close distance of each other so you'll find yourself saving money on those taxis. The Hotel Continental Saigon and the Rex Hotel both offer a 5-star experience and are in the great location of Ben Thanh. Ho Chi Minh City's main sights include the Opera House (which is the closest attraction – only four minutes from the Rex and just across the street from the InterContinental), as well as the Bitexco Financial Tower, Ben Thanh Market, Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon (we suggest checking out the Central Post Office while you're here) and the War Remnants Museum.
Backpacker Street is the furthest walking distance from the hotels at 20 minutes away. If you've got a few days in Ho Chi Minh City we recommend spending a morning at the Cu Chi tunnels. It's a 1.5-hour drive from the hotels but we do suggest visiting if you're in the area.
Hotel Continental Saigon
Rex Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Best Hue Vietnam hotels
You'll find Hue in central Vietnam. The Le Robinet Homestay is located in Thuan Hoa, which is a 3-minute walk from the Imperial City, the Mieu and Dai Noi. The Hue Museum of Royal Antiquities is just on the other side of the Imperial City which is 17 minutes' walk away.
The Saigon Morin Hotel is just across the Perfume River and is only a 15-minute walk (or 3-minute drive) from the Imperial City and all its attractions. If you want to see the beautiful waterfront then you can't go wrong with the Saigon Morin.
If you've got the time we recommend visiting Thien Mu Pagoda which is a short 8-minute drive from the Le Robinet and 10 minutes from the Saigon Morin Hotel. Sights such as the Tomb of Tu Duc and the Royal Tomb of Khai Dinh King are outside the city and will require a 15- to 20-minute drive from the hotels.
Saigon Morin Hotel
Le Robinet Homestay
Frequently asked questions about Vietnam accommodation
Where should I book a hotel to be near beaches in Vietnam?
If you've come to Vietnam for some sun and sand you won't be short on choice. You'll be able to find pristine beaches and clear waters in both northern and southern parts of the country.
- Cat Ba Island: For those of you visiting the north, we recommend checking out Cat Co 1 and Cat Co 2 beaches which are located in the southern region of the Cat Ba National Park on Cat Ba island. The island is situated just off the coast of Hai Phong.
- Central Vietnam: Da Nang and Hoi An are great places to stay as you have North Beach, My Khe Beach, Non Nuoc Beach, An Bang and Cua Dai Beach all within a short drive of each other.
- Southern Vietnam: We suggest Thang Tam as you have Front Beach Park, Bai Dua and Back beaches all in close proximity. Nha Trang and Phu Quoc are also must-see destinations if you're visiting the southern side. Phu Quoc beach is located just off the coast, so spending a couple days on the island is recommended. The Eden Resort is a great hotel stay as its a few minutes from the beach. For some of the most pristine coastlines check out Suoi Nguon An Nhien near Bich Dam or Phan Thiet beach.
Which hotels are near the airport in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam?
Where can I book villa accommodation in Vietnam?>
As Vietnam is a very coastal city, finding a villa is not an impossible task. If it's something that you're after we recommend staying in one of the many villas located in Hoi An. We recommend checking out the East West Villa, Hoi An Village Villas and Orchid Garden Riverside.
More guides on Finder
Best Port Douglas accommodation for your beach-bound stay
Find unmissable stays and top-notch accommodation deals for your upcoming stay in Port Douglas.
Coffs Harbour Hotels | Where to stay in the Mid-North Coast city
Our recommendations of the best budget friendly motels, romantic cabins, luxe resorts and pet-friendly stays in and around Coffs Harbour.
Top 9 Bali eco-stays for 2021
Unwind in the lap of nature at these eco-resorts around Bali.
Top 11 eco-friendly resorts in Fiji for 2021
Book your stay with peace of mind at these Fiji eco resorts.
Top 8 eco-friendly lodges and resorts in the Daintree Rainforest and Queensland for 2021
From jungle cabins to beachside resorts, there are many ways to enjoy an eco-friendly holiday while exploring the Daintree Rainforest and Queensland.
Top 10 eco-friendly hotels and resorts in Vietnam for 2021
Find out our top picks of eco-friendly accommodation in Vietnam and what you need to know for a more sustainable holiday.
Top 8 eco-friendly resorts in Thailand for 2021
From nests in the treetops to villas with private infinity pools, there are plenty of sustainable and eco-friendly resorts in Thailand to choose from.
Top 6 eco-friendly accommodation options in the Whitsundays for 2021
From cabins and wildlife retreats to idyllic private islands, there are many eco-friendly resorts in the Whitsundays for a sustainable vacation.
15 best Christmas holiday destinations for Australians 2021
Find the Christmas holiday that’s perfect for you, from festive escapes to beach-blessed cities, with our Christmas holiday destination, booking and deals guide.
Best Vietnam tours for 2021
The ins and outs of booking a tour through Vietnam, ranging from the best tour companies to suit your travel style to the ideal itineraries to see it all.
Ask an Expert