Hanoi, Vietnam didn’t used to be a place for high-quality budget hotels. In fact, up until a few years ago, staying at a budget hotel in Hanoi was not always for the faint of heart. In recent years however, budget hotels in Hanoi have improved markedly and, now, for under $35 a night, you can stay in a lovely hotel that just happens to be budget priced. With many budget hotels to choose from in Hanoi, these three are some of the highest rated and best.
King Ly Hotel, Hanoi – A 2-star budget hotel in Hanoi, King Ly Hotel is wonderful for those budget travelers who still like a clean, comfortable and friendly place to stay. It’s an inexpensive hotel that offering large, comfortable rooms that are stylish and clean. Every room comes with cable TV, wireless internet, an ensuite bathroom and a mini bar. There’s also room service and they even include cheap transfer to Hanoi’s airport for both arriving and departing hotel guests.
King Ly Hotel is right next to Hanoi’s Old Quarter, with all its restaurants, cafes, bars and boutique shops, and two minutes walk from Hoan Kiem Lake. Rates begin at $34 a night for a standard twin room.
You’ll find King Ly Hotel at N°8, Ly Thai To Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
Hanoi Cozy Hotel – Highly rated by many budget travelers, Hanoi Cozy Hotel really does live up to its name. They’re known for their clean, cozy and comfortable rooms, friendly staff and excellent breakfasts (with western and Vietnamese choices), which are included in the price.
Rooms are available in a variety of sizes, but all have satellite TV, air conditioning, ensuite bahtroom, free wireless internet and even pets are allowed.
Hanoi Cozy Hotel is located right in the center of the Old Quarter, close to excellent restaurants, bars and cafes, and is also close to the Water Puppet Theater and Hoan Kiem Lake. Rates begin at $25 a night.
Hanoi Cozy Hotel is at 06 Cau Go Street, Hoan Kiem, Hanoi. Just don’t mix it up with Cozy Hotel just around the corner, as that’s a lower-class hotel.
Hanoi Mike’s Hotel – Hanoi Mike’s Hotel is a boutique budget hotel located in Hanoi’s Old Quarter. Hanoi Mike’s is the first of two hotels owned by the same family, as this hotel was so successful a second one was opened a few years later.
Each room has an ensuite bath, air-conditioning, free wireless internet in the room, cable TV and a refrigerator. Rooms are decorated in contemporary Vietnamese style. The room rate also includes breakfast, which is served from 7am to 11:30 am every day.
The staff is lovely and friendly and extremely helpful about booking any tours. Yes, they’re a little pushy, but that’s pretty normal in Hanoi, as they make money on commissions from trips, but as they offer some excellent trip choices, booking through them is as good as anywhere else and just as cheap.
Room rates at Hanoi Mike’s Hotel begin at $30 a night, a great deal for the standard of accommodation.
Hanoi Mike’s Hotel is at 1 Hang Phen Str, Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi
King Ly Hotel, Hanoi
Hanoi Mike’s Hotel
Hanoi Cozy Hotel