Travel Tips : Choosing your hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam



Thailand is a great place for traveling but so is Laos or Vietnam. Gooooood morning Vietnam! So you are traveling to Hanoi, the former capital city of North Vietnam. I have been there a few times and I love the small streets, colonial style buildings and the lakes in Hanoi. I actually always stay in what is called the Old Quarter and then nearby Hoan Kiem Lake. I really love that area!

How to choose your hotel? Well there are hotels in all categories from cheap Hostels & Guesthouses and middle class HomeStay's & Hotel to luxury Boutique Hotels & Resorts. Two things are important for me, price and location. And I prefer to stay in newer hotels as here in Asia hotels tend to go down the drain when getting older. Most times I start with having a look at Agoda and Booking. That is easy as both have a map that show all hotels, so easy to look where the hotels are. As of course not all hotels are mentioned by Agoda of Booking I also have a look at Google Maps and search for hotels. And before really making a booking via Agoda or Booking I check for reviews at example Agoda, Booking or TripAdvisor (but be careful there are a lot of fake reviews). And I check the hotel website, sometimes they offer better prices.

Comments

Popular Posts

Cooking school in the jungle of Khao Sok

A day trip to Phu Hin Chang Si near Khon Kaen

Visiting the temple of the Golden Buddha in Bangkok

Meaningless borders in Loei

Visiting Phitsanulok again

Train stations in Thailand, next station Sawankhalok

On the motorbike making a loop in Northern Thailand

The statue of Guanyin at the Wat Huay Pla Kang in Chiang Rai

Enjoying the view at Phu Vae View Home in Manipruek

Traveling in Bangkok in Central Thailand