Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Hanoi, Mai Chau & Ha Long Bay

Opened in 1901, Sofitel Legend Hotel Metropole is one of the old colonial hotels of south-east Asia offering travellers the warmth of Vietnamese hospitality whilst staying in the heart of Hanoi’s former French Quarter.

This Grand Dame of a hotel features 364 rooms including 22 suites which showcase richly cultured interior design, while the premium rooms come with bright interiors and elegantly furnished timber floors. Think dazzling white bed linen, dark hardwoods, ceiling fans and shades of white and grey on the walls. Some offer a small terrace opening into a garden feature.

The property plays host to several bars and restaurants, including an Italian steakhouse, a Vietnamese restaurant, Le Beaulieu and Le Club which hosts live jazz nightly. After a day of exploring, relax in Le Spa du Metropole with treatments that blend Eastern holistic rituals with Western contemporary methods. There’s also a heated outdoor swimming pool.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Information

Location & Getting There

Sofitel Metropole is situated in the Hoan Kiem District, just steps away from the famous Opera House and a 30-minute drive away from Saigon's Noi Bai International Airport.


The hotel consists of 364 rooms including 22 suites. Luxury rooms showcase a richly cultured interior design and Premium rooms come with lofty, bright interiors and elegantly furnished timber floors, some with a small terrace opening into a garden feature. These rooms also offer a Grand version, whereby there are Club Metropole privileges accompanied such as butler service, breakfast, afternoon tea, cocktails and late check-out. Suites offer additional benefits for guests, such as a private spa therapy room in the Grand Prestige Suite.


Various tourist attractions surround the hotel, enabling guests to explore Hanoi with much convenience. Sites include the Dong Xuan Market, Hoa Lo Prison, Ngoc Son Temple and the One Pillar Pagoda.


Indoor and outdoor playgrounds are available for children, as well as babysitting services on request.

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Why we recommend Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

"This is a beautiful old colonial-style property that has an exemplary reputation; celebrated authors, actors, ambassadors and heads of state have all stayed here. It’s very well located within walking distance of the Opera House, Hoan Kiem Lake and the busy streets of the old town, and the facilities are second to none. Don't miss the garden balcony, Le Balcon, which forms a welcome green oasis from the hustle and bustle."

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