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9.2

Exceptional
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Highly rated by guests – 89% would recommend
Housekeeping8
Breakfast7
Food & Dining6
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9.5

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location - 280 meters from city center
Exceptional for walking
Walkable places
L'Epicerie du Metropole

50 m

Vườn hoa Con Cóc

90 m

Centre Culturel Française de Hanoi

100 m

Trang Tien

110 m

Infostones Bookshop

160 m

Popular landmarks
Vietnamese Women's Museum

490 m

St. Joseph's Cathedral

750 m

Hoa Lo Prison

960 m

Old Quarter

1.1 km

Vietnam Military History Museum

1.8 km

Closest landmarks
Embassy of Italy

160 m

Nhà hộ sinh A

160 m

Nhà hộ sinh A Ngô Quyền

160 m

Phá thai an toàn ở Nhà hộ sinh A - TTYT Hoàn Kiếm

160 m

Domestic Post Office

230 m

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel

"Staffs are great, room is clean, breakfast was good."

- April 26, 2021
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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel

15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam, 100000 - See map

Make your best journey to Hanoi with the promised standard of ALLSAFE, and enjoy free Wi-Fi in all rooms. Conveniently situated in the Hoan Kiem District part of Hanoi, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Old Quarter. Rated with 5 stars, this high-quality property provides guests with access to massage, restaurant and fitness center on-site.

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Due to COVID-19 circumstances a dedicated hotline has been made available to guests in order to answer questions and best prepare their stay
  • Airport transfer

  • Private beach

  • Currency exchange

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Sauna

Value for money8.6
Distance to city center0.05 km
Location rating9.5
Nearest airportGia Lam Airport (NULL)
Distance to airport3.9 km

Rooms available at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel

Exceptional
Room comfort & quality

9.3

Prestige Suite 1 King Bed
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  • Room size: 64 m²/689 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Opera Grand Premium Club King
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  • Room size: 48 m²/517 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Historical Wing Grand Luxury Queen
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  • Room size: 37 m²/398 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 queen bed
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Historical Wing Luxury 2 Single Beds
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Opera Wing Grand Premium Club Metropole 2 Single Beds
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  • Room size: 48 m²/517 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Opera Wing Premium 2 Single
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Opera Wing Premium Queen
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
  • Non-smoking
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Historical Wing Grand Luxury Room 2 Single Beds
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  • Room size: 37 m²/398 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 2 single beds
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Historical Wing Luxury Queen
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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
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  • 1 queen bed
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Day Use Offer (from 10:00 to 18:00) - Premium Room - included voucher for F&B Services
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 2633000 VND. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel has a car park that's close to the hotel. Parking is available for an additional charge. Self-parking is conveniently available at the hotel. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Hanoi with private transportation, the hotel can arrange both taxis or car rental.

Is breakfast offered at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Start your mornings right, with the à la carte and continental breakfast options offered at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel. Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 820000 VND if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

What are my dining options at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel features 3 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience. Meals served include breakfast, dinner and lunch. You can pick and choose from a wide array of cuisines including international and western. Dishes are served in a la carte during opening hours. Light meal like soup, desserts and salad are served using only quality ingredients.

Can special events be hosted at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Large events and gatherings such as weddings, private events and engagements can be hosted at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel. Small or intimate events like birthday parties, entertainment events and graduation parties can also be accomodated. Services for wireless internet, event decoration, audio-visual equipment and music entertainment are offered to help your event go smoothly.

Can business events be hosted at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

On-site venues and convenient event services make Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel an ideal choice for hosting events such as seminars, corporate events and meetings. An extensive range of facilities and services including projector or LED display, free Wi-Fi and meeting stationery is available to help your business meeting or event a successful one.

What is the smoking policy at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

What restaurants are nearby Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel’s neighborhood is Hoan Kiem District which includes popular restaurants such as Le Club bar, Angelina and La Terrasse.

What popular shopping places are close to Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel is located in Hoan Kiem District area which features shopping places such as L'Epicerie du Metropole, A Dong Art Gallery and V-Artroom.

What are popular attractions near Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel’s location in the Hoan Kiem District neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Hoa Lo Prison, Vietnamese Women's Museum and St. Joseph's Cathedral.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel?

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel’s nearby natural sights include Vietcombank Tower located in the same Hoan Kiem District area.

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What people love about Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Staffs are great, room is clean, breakfast was good."

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    April 26, 2021

  • 10

    Exceptional

    "It was a fun staycation."

    Jeoungeun

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    April 23, 2021

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Staff 

    "Excellent service and beautiful, historic hotel."

    William

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    April 12, 2021

Overall rating:

9.2

Exceptional
1,538 reviews
Cleanliness
9.6
Facilities
9.2
Location
9.5
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What travelers say they love:
Everything was great besides the afternoon tea.
Linh from Vietnam
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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel

Whatever your reason for visiting Hanoi, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away. The true local flavors and culture of Hanoi are yours with a stay at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel, located just 1.0 km from the famous Old Quarter.
The superior services and facilities offered at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel will make for a memorable stay. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Hanoi can be assisted with taxi and car hire services available.
Parking is provided for guests by the hotel. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out, luggage storage and safety deposit boxes. The hotel's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations. While lodging at this wonderful hotel, a charming and cozy on-site fireplace will keep you warm on cold days and nights.
Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the dry cleaning service and laundry service offered at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel. In-room conveniences such as 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. The hotel is entirely non-smoking. Smoking may only take place in restricted designated areas.
Guests are guaranteed a comfortable stay while at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the hotel come with linen service and air conditioning. The hotel's in-room entertainment is second to none, with daily newspaper, television, in-room video streaming and cable TV provided to guests in select rooms. You may be assured to know that a refrigerator, a coffee or tea maker, bottled water, instant coffee, instant tea and mini bar are available in some select rooms.
You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels provided in some of the guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Wake up with no worries at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel, where breakfast can be provided in house. What's better than a good cup of coffee? Start every vacation day at the hotel with an energizing cup of quality coffee. Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the hotel. Once there, be sure to check out bar for some in-house nighttime fun.
The hotel even has in-house cooking amenities such as BBQ facilities for its most selective guests.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel promises you a fun-packed holiday with a variety of activities and facilities. While you're there, be sure to take advantage of the exclusive access to the hotel's private beach. Warm up at the end of the day with a visit to the massage, salon, steam room, spa and sauna. The many offerings at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel ensures you'll have plenty to do during your stay. No vacation is complete without a refreshing jump into the pool.
The poolside bar at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel gives you a great reason to spend more time in your swimsuit. With the hotel's fitness facility, you can either get in your daily workout, or just sweat out your jet lag. Test your skills! Get competitive with your travel group or other guests, at the hotel's yoga room. You can find a perfect memento of your trip, or grab some simple travel supplies at the shops and souvenir shops.


Around the property

Venture outside the hotel and explore Hanoi. Learn about the city's art history with a day at Vietnam Museum of Ethnology located 6.0 km away, where you can see collections by famous artists.

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Amenities and facilities
Exceptional
Facilities

9.2

Most talked about facilities

Food & Dining

62 mentions

Swimming Pool

43 mentions

Breakfast

35 mentions

Housekeeping

19 mentions

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Japanese
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet [LAN]
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi [portable rental]
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Fitness center
  • Garden
  • Hot tub
  • Light therapy
  • Massage
  • Nightclub
  • On-site entertainment
  • Private beach
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Steamroom
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
  • Yoga room

Cleanliness and safety

  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Body thermometer
  • Breakfast in room
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in all rooms
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • Face coverings on staff
  • First aid kit
  • Free face masks
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Hygiene certification
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Professional-grade sanitizing services
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Sterilizing equipment
  • Temperature check for guests and staff

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Alternative meal arrangement
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Coffee shop
  • Happy hour
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service [24-hour]

Services and conveniences

  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Cash withdrawal
  • Concierge
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Doorman
  • Dry cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Fireplace
  • Food delivery
  • Gift/souvenir shop
  • Grooming service
  • Heating in public area
  • Invoice provided
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Postal service
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Salon
  • Shops
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace

For the kids

  • Babysitting service
  • Family room
  • Kids meal

Access

  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Buzzer/wireless intercom
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Exterior corridor
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Safety/security feature
  • Security [24-hour]
  • Smoke alarms
  • Soundproof rooms

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Bicycle parking
  • Car park [charges apply]
  • Car park [nearby]
  • Rental car
  • Shuttle service
  • Taxi service

Available in all rooms

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • Alcohol
  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Carpeting
  • Cleaning products
  • Closet
  • Clothes dryer
  • Clothes rack
  • Desk
  • Dining table
  • Dressing room
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Fireplace
  • Free bottled water
  • Fruits/snacks
  • Hair dryer
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Heating
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Individual air conditioning
  • In-room safe box
  • Ironing facilities
  • Laptop safe box
  • Linens
  • Locker
  • Mini bar
  • Non-smoking
  • Pajamas
  • Pool facilities
  • Private bathroom
  • Refrigerator
  • Safety/security feature
  • Satellite/cable channels
  • Seating area
  • Shower
  • Sleep comfort items
  • Slippers
  • Smoke detector
  • Sofa
  • Swimming pool [direct access]
  • Telephone
  • Tile/marble flooring
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Trash cans
  • Trouser press
  • Wake-up service
  • Whirlpool bathtub
  • Wi-Fi [free]
  • Wine glasses
  • Wooden/parqueted flooring
Food and dining
Breakfast options
  • American
Restaurants on site

Le Club Bar

  • Menu: Buffet, A-la-carte

Spicies Garden

  • Cuisine: Asian
  • Menu: Buffet, A-la-carte

Le Beaulieu

  • Cuisine: French
  • Menu: Buffet, A-la-carte
Location
15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam, 100000
Exceptional
Location

9.5

Airports

  • Gia Lam Airport (NULL)
    3.9 km 23 min drive
  • Noi Bai International Airport (HAN)
    22.1 km 41 min drive

Public transportation

  • Hanoi Railway Station
    1.5 km 9 min drive

Hospital or clinic

  • Nhà hộ sinh A
    160 m

Shopping

  • Night Market
    1.3 km

Convenience store

  • Circle K
    780 m

Cash withdrawal

  • ATM on-site
What's nearby

Popular landmarks

  • Vietnamese Women's Museum
    490 m
  • St. Joseph's Cathedral
    750 m
  • Hoa Lo Prison
    960 m
  • Old Quarter
    1.1 km
  • Vietnam Military History Museum
    1.8 km
  • Temple of Literature & National University
    2.2 km
  • One Pillar Pagoda
    2.5 km
  • Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum
    2.5 km
  • Presidential Palace Historical Site
    2.7 km
  • Vietnam Museum of Ethnology
    6.0 km

Nearby landmarks

  • L'Epicerie du Metropole
    50 m
  • Vườn hoa Con Cóc
    90 m
  • Centre Culturel Française de Hanoi
    100 m
  • Trang Tien
    110 m
  • Embassy of Italy
    160 m
  • Infostones Bookshop
    160 m
  • Nhà hộ sinh A
    160 m
  • Nhà hộ sinh A Ngô Quyền
    160 m
  • A Dong Art Gallery
    160 m
  • Phá thai an toàn ở Nhà hộ sinh A - TTYT Hoàn Kiếm
    160 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
Property policies
Children and extra beds

Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

All children are welcome.

Others
  • Maximum 1 child under 11 years old stay for free if using existing bedding except for Grand Premium, Grand Luxury, and Prestige Suite 1 King Bed which allow maximum 2 children. Surcharge for extra bed and breakfast for the second child is not included in the room rate and paid at hotel.
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out

  • Check-in from14:00
  • Check-out until12:00
  • Reception open until00:00

Getting around

  • Airport transfer fee2633000 VND
  • Distance from city center0.05 km
  • Travel time to airport (minutes)45

Extras

  • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)820000 VND
  • Daily Internet/Wi-Fi fee0 VND

The property

  • Local Tax ID/ Rental License0100112162
  • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
  • Number of bars/lounges3
  • Number of floors7
  • Number of restaurants3
  • Number of rooms 364
  • Room voltage220
  • Year property opened1901
  • Most recent renovation2018
Property announcements

Due to COVID-19 circumstances a dedicated hotline has been made available to guests in order to answer questions and best prepare their stay

Due to COVID-19 circumstances, the property is implementing additional measures to protect the safety of guests and staff. Some services and amenities may be limited or unavailable. Please contact the property for more information

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the property is implementing additional measures to protect the safety of guests and staff, including but not limited to enhanced cleaning and sanitization procedures. Please contact the property for more information

The hotel has an ‘ALL Safe Officer’, a dedicated health and safety officer to oversee all procedures and assist guests with queries related hotel operations and preventative measures

Food and beverage options such as breakfast might be limited or unavailable during this time. Please contact the property for more information.

Club Metropole - Privileges and Benefits For Grand Premium Rooms & Suites only: 24-hour personalized Majordome service. To call Your Majordome, please dial #4 Pillow menu offered by Majordome Team Unlimited local calls within Hanoi (mobile phone numbers excluded) One-hour complimentary use of the Conference and Business Center meeting room per day (subject to prior reservation & availability). Late check out until 04:00 PM (subject to availability) À-la-carte breakfast at Le Club Bar from 06.30 AM to 10.30 AM or from 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM noon with room service. All day non-alcoholic beverages & light snacks at Le Club bar Afternoon tea at Le Club bar from 02.30pm to 04.30pm Evening cocktails & canapés at Le Club bar from 05.30 PM to 07:30 PM

Due to the ongoing Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, this property can only accept bookings from fully vaccinated guests. Vaccination certificates and/or other documents as required by law must be presented at check-in. Please contact the property for more information.

Reviews of Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel from real guests

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9.2
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Cleanliness9.6
Facilities9.2
Location9.5
Room comfort and quality9.3
Service9.3
Value for money8.6
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7-8 Very Good (103)
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<6 Below Expectation (31)
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9.3
Exceptional
LAU from Malaysia
Couple
Opera Wing Premium Queen
Stayed 1 night in June 2013

GREAT & RELAX”

Comfortable Room, Nice Foods, Relaxing Environments, Friendly Staff, Clean Surroundings

During my stay in Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel, i was greatly impressed by the great art design of this luxury hotel located at the central of Hanoi Hoan Kiem District. The room is perfectly clean, staffs are nice and friendly, foods are marvellous, environment is greatly comfortable. It is worth to stay for few day trip in this hotel although it will be a little bit expensive compare with others. BUT, worth for money still.

Reviewed June 28, 2013

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10.0
Exceptional
Dawn from Singapore
Couple
Stayed 1 night in August 2011

The definition of elegance”

Customer service, food, location

Arriving in Hanoi at the ungodly hour of 430am from an overnight train from the verdant hills of Lao Cai in the north, I half expected the hotel I had chosen to stay in to make us wait for the official check-in time before we could settle in. How wrong I was. The Sofitel Legend Metropole is not just a hotel that defines elegance and sophistication, it takes care of its guests in the manner one would expect guests to be cared for in the truest sense of the word. Without any questions,my partner and I were checked in immediately and on top of that, when I requested a switch to my preferred location in the hotel -- the Old Wing -- the hotel staff quickly searched for available rooms and when one was found, we were given it and without additional cost. I have now stayed at the Sofitel Legend Metropole in Hanoi a number of times and can attest to the undeniable fact that this is one of the best residences on the planet.

Reviewed August 31, 2011

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10.0
Exceptional
Celeste from United States
Family with young children
Opera Wing Premium Queen
Stayed 1 night in June 2014

Beautiful, high end, accommodating”

Quality, rooms, staff

Our experience at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel was wonderful. The attentive staff took care of everything, we're very friendly and ensured that we were always comfortable. It made traveling with our one year old that much easier. It was a very pleasant surprise to see that they had provided a bath time gift basket with rubber ducks for our baby. The hotel is beautiful and full of old world charm and the rooms are spacious and comfortable. The staff were very accommodating in allowing us to check out much later due to a late flight and were nice enough to send out for take out from one of their favorite restaurants for a meal before our flight. Would definitely recommend this hotel for travelers looking for luxurious accommodations after long flights to recuperate.

Reviewed June 21, 2014

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9.3
Exceptional
Alexandre
Couple
Stayed 1 night in October 2012

Superb hotel”

Great service, beautiful room

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel, conveniently located, is one of the best hotels I have ever stayed at. The colonial architecture and tasteful decor make it an unique experience. The room was just fantastic and really spacious. It is so comfortable that it makes it very difficult to get out of the room. The staff was extremelely friendly, helpful and reactive. They helped us navigate around Hanoi and recommnended us a few eating places. Lastly the restaurants in the hotel are all amazingly attractive. It was too bad that we didn't have enough time to try them all. I would highly recommend this hotel (even for one night only) if you visit Hanoi!

Reviewed January 02, 2013

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10.0
Exceptional
Gavin from United States
Couple
Historical Wing Luxury Queen
Stayed 2 nights in June 2014

Classic and luxurious”

Historic charm, location, and service

Stayed at the Sofitel Legend Metropole in June 2014, and was very, very happy. Initially had difficulty choosing between the historic (old) and opera (new) wings. Both were reported to be very good, with the historic wing just nominally more expensive. Chose the historic wing and my girlfriend and I were quite happy. The room historic and classic looking without feeling antiquated. The Metropole made us feel like we were in a great period-piece movie. The service was very attentive without being intrusive, which can be difficult. Getting all this historic charm and comfort for a remarkably reasonable price was quite a find. I highly recommend this hotel for those visiting Hanoi.

Reviewed September 05, 2014

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9.2
Exceptional
Daniel from France
Family with teens
Opera Wing Premium Queen
Stayed 1 night in November 2018

Iconic Hanoi Hotel”

An absolutely excellent experience in Hanoi throughout. Staff is extremely professional and well trained, the building has a unique atmosphere and charm, rooms although not very large were extremely clean, well appointed, cozy, with very comfortable beds and a lot of charm. Dining and Breakfast options really top notch (if a little expensive). Definitely one of the best hotel in Hanoi and up to the highest international standards for luxury hotels, the Sofitel Legend Metropole is one place you DON'T want to miss if visiting Hanoi, and it is absolutely worth the substantial premium vs. other local hotels.

Reviewed November 21, 2018

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10.0
Exceptional
AVRIL from Australia
Couple
Historical Wing Luxury Queen
Stayed 2 nights in August 2015

Beyond Excellence!”

The Social History through the ages, The Professional Friendliness Of The Staff, The VIP treatment from the concierge to the GM

I would rate The Sofitel Metropole as the best Hotel I have ever stayed in - no stranger to Luxury brand hotels I write this review while I am at Raffles enjoying a cocktail and staying here for 10 days .. I never like to compare Hotels and neither do I write on Trip Adviser though I feel this time it it necessary . The Sofitel Legend Metropole wins hands down and has been the icing on the cake "magnifiique" my stay in Hanoi was even more memorable because of our 3 day stay at The Metropole - will I return "ABSOLUTELY"

Reviewed August 12, 2015

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9.2
Exceptional
Daniel from France
Family with teens
Opera Wing Premium 2 Single
Stayed 1 night in November 2018

A Fantastic Hotel in Hanoi”

An absolutely excellent experience in Hanoi throughout. Staff is extremely professional and well trained, the building has a unique atmosphere and charm, rooms although not very large were extremely clean, well appointed, cozy, with very comfortable beds and a lot of charm. Dining and Breakfast options really top notch (if a little expensive). Definitely one of the best hotel in Hanoi and up to the highest international standards for luxury hotels, the Sofitel Legend Metropole is one place you DON'T want to miss if visiting Hanoi, and it is absolutely worth the substantial premium vs. other local hotels.

Reviewed November 21, 2018

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9.2
Exceptional
Daniel from France
Family with teens
Historical Wing Luxury 2 Single Beds
Stayed 1 night in November 2018

The most iconic hotel in Hanoi”

An absolutely excellent experience in Hanoi throughout. Staff is extremely professional and well trained, the building has a unique atmosphere and charm, rooms although not very large were extremely clean, well appointed, cozy, with very comfortable beds and a lot of charm. Dining and Breakfast options really top notch (if a little expensive). Definitely one of the best hotel in Hanoi and up to the highest international standards for luxury hotels, the Sofitel Legend Metropole is one place you DON'T want to miss if visiting Hanoi, and it is absolutely worth the substantial premium vs. other local hotels.

Reviewed November 21, 2018

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9.2
Exceptional
Daniel from France
Family with teens
Historical Wing Grand Luxury Room 2 Single Beds
Stayed 1 night in November 2018

Iconic hotel full of history in Hanoi”

An absolutely excellent experience in Hanoi throughout. Staff is extremely professional and well trained, the building has a unique atmosphere and charm, rooms although not very large were extremely clean, well appointed, cozy, with very comfortable beds and a lot of charm. Dining and Breakfast options really top notch (if a little expensive). Definitely one of the best hotel in Hanoi and up to the highest international standards for luxury hotels, the Sofitel Legend Metropole is one place you DON'T want to miss if visiting Hanoi, and it is absolutely worth the substantial premium vs. other local hotels.

Reviewed November 21, 2018

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9.7
Exceptional
CHAN from South Korea
Group
Historical Wing Luxury 2 Single Beds
Stayed 1 night in July 2015

I will definitely come back”

Staff, Location, Food

Not first time in Viet Nam but first time in Hanoi for my short summer vacation was great with Sofitel Metropole Hanoi. All hotel staff were kind and well trained for this 5 star hotel. Stayed one night in the new building and the other night in the old building. The new one was modern and the old one was french styled classic one. I loved both. It is walking distance from Hoan Kiem Lake and Old Quarter, the swimming pool was small but nice and the breakfast was great. If I come back to Hanoi, I will come back for sure.

Reviewed July 29, 2015

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10.0
Exceptional
John from United States
Couple
Opera Wing Premium Queen
Stayed 1 night in June 2012

Loved the Sofitel Metropole”

Gorgeous grounds, great staff, convenient location

we arrived at the hotel via overnight train from sapa at around 7am, well before check-in time, but the hotel gave us a temporary room to shower and clean up. they also provided us with a local cell phone which they called us on when our room was ready. we stayed in the opera wing in a premium room, and it was absolutely gorgeous. the inner courtyard and pool area is also very nice, and is equipped with a very nice bar where the bartenders make excellent drinks. the staff was highly accomodative during our stay. the hotel location is conveniently located near hoan kiem lake, within walking distance of the old quarter and many other attractions. i highly recommend staying at the sofitel metropole if travelling to hanoi.

Reviewed June 30, 2012

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8.7
Excellent
May from United States
Couple
Opera Wing Premium Queen
Stayed 1 night in October 2011

Lovely hotel with lots of character and nostalgia”

beautiful and old hostorical building, great spa, very romantic

My boyfriend and I stayed in Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel for a total of 4 days and loved it. While it's certainly not a cheap hotel, it's one where you get your money's worth. The service and staff were impeccable and everything from the live jazz every evening in the hotel bar to the L'Occitane-branded toiletries made our stay pampered and looked-after. There were chocolate every night and a paper in the morning. We stayed in both the old and the new wings and I would recommend those who like those who like a huge bathtub to stay in the old wing as it was the biggest and nicest hotel bathtub I've ever been in!

Reviewed October 12, 2011

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10.0
Exceptional
Lachlan from Australia
Family with young children
Opera Wing Premium Queen
Stayed 2 nights in May 2012

Lovely hotel in the heart of Hanoi”

Great Service and facilities

Our stay at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel in Hanoi was very nice. They have very prompt service. I emailed the hotel directly after making my agoda booking, in order to organise an extra bed for the children, and an airport transfer. A very prompt response was received. Their staff were friendly, and organisation of a last minute babysitter on the Saturday evening, was not too much effort. Rooms were comfortable. Pool was great. Lovely restaurants also. The hotel is located in a prime position, being close to sights and shopping.

Reviewed May 10, 2012

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10.0
Exceptional
Nancy from Australia
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in December 2011

Magnificent Hotel and Service”

Too many to mention

the sofitel legend metropole hotel was magnificent! everything about this hotel is outstanding from the pleasant manner of the staff to the facilities and cleanliness of the restaurant and rooms. the hotel was so close to the old quarter. the room we stayed in was grand premium king-opera wing. the room itself was exactly as described in the hotel advertising. it was spotlessly clean and daily housekeeping was to a very high standard. the evening turn down service was much more than i have experienced in other luxury hotels and then there was the chocolates left on our bedside table they were just delicious . evening cocktails in the club lounge were great with a good selection of drinks and buffet hors d'oeuvres. the best hotel we have ever stayed at!

Reviewed December 28, 2011

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9.3
Exceptional
Theodore from Australia
Couple
Opera Wing Premium 2 Single
Stayed 2 nights in January 2014

Living history”

Stunning quality, colourful history and a luxurious experience.

We stayed (2 couples) at the Metropole for 2 nights to celebrate our engagement. Upon arrival the staff greeted my fiance with a beautiful bunch of red roses and there were delicious chocolates and a lovely note waiting for us in our room. It was a romantic and luxurious introduction to what turned out to be a must-have experience in one of the world's best hotels. The hotel is steeped in history. Many famous historical figures - from politics, the arts and entertainment - have stayed there over its 110+ year history. The staff reflect this pedigree with their always professional, attentive and polite manner. The hotel recently discovered a bomb shelter and there is a historical tour that lets you in on the life of the hotel. The rooms are very clean and comfortable (a bed like you'd have at home and a very stylish bathroom). The room is decorated tastefully and tended to well by the staff. The Bamboo Bar is the perfect way to spend the day or night lounging around watching the guests come and go through the main pool and gardens. It's pricier than most places you'll find in Hanoi, but coming from Australia we still found things to be cheaper or similar in price to home. There's plenty of high-end shopping to be done in the hotel if that is what you're after, and the hotel's own boutique is full of beautiful Vietnamese hand crafts. The whole experience of staying at the Metropole proves why this hotel was given Legend status, and you come away with the feeling that you participated in the exciting history of a great city.

Reviewed January 11, 2014

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10.0
Exceptional
Sylvie from France
Family with young children
Opera Wing Premium 2 Single
Stayed 1 night in August 2013

Unforgettable experience,outstanding 5 stars hotel”

History of the hotel, service, room and features

We were a family of three staying in the Sofitel Legend Metropole in Hanoi. We had an unforgettable moment thanks to the excellence service of the staff, the attention given to the customers, the big, clean and very comfortable room and last but not least the excellent breakfast. The hotel also holds a particular history which makes the whole stay an awesome experience. Will definitely stay there again if we go back to Hanoi.

Reviewed August 13, 2013

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8.7
Excellent
Daniel from Singapore
Couple
Opera Wing Premium Queen
Stayed 1 night in July 2012

Vintage hotel with great service and rooms”

Historic hotel, nice decor

we picked this hotel as it was a historic hotel and it also has the reputation of best hotel in vietnam. we were not disappointed. we stayed at the historical wing rather than the opera wing although we initially made a reservation for the opera wing. after visiting both wings, we decided on upgrading to the historic wing as the opera wing looked like any other modern hotel. the rooms in the historical wing was really beautiful and the bed was extremely soft and comfortable. you can also request for different pillows to suit your sleepin posture. location wise, sofitel metropole is about a 15 min walk to hoan kiem lake. there are also nice bakeries around this area. the luxury brands like lv, hermes, gucci are also located in this area if you are thinking of getting any luxury goods. however, i was a little disappointed when i was checking out as the reception did not have enough usd to offer me back my change. i had paid for my expenses using cash and paid in usd. i was expecting change of about 30 usd but the reception only had usd as change for me and they offered to pay me the remainder in vnd. i explained that i do not need vnd as i am leaving vietnam, but they said that they really did not have anymore usd. this really disappointed me as a hotel like sofitel did not even have 30 usd for change and it was only 11am in the morning on a working day.

Reviewed July 29, 2012

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9.7
Exceptional
John from Australia
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in October 2011

First class hotel”

Great location, excellent service, relaxing experience and service with a smile.

Our friends that accompanied us to Hanoi said the only hotel to stay in was the Metropole Sofitel. As we arrived we were quickly taken to the club floor to check in and brought a wonderful cold drink. My husband and I had a wonderful corner room that was quite large and beautiful. We quite enjoyed the club floor with breakfast, afternoon tea and cocktails in the evening. We stayed for two nights and then went off to Halong Bay. When we returned we came back to the Metropole and asked if we could leave our luggage for a few hrs. until we had to go to the airport. They were very gracious and took care of our luggage. We went and had lunch by the pool and then were able to go back to the Old Quarter to a gallery and purchased a beautiful painting. Would return to the Metropole Sofitel in Hanoi.

Reviewed November 03, 2011

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10.0
Exceptional
Siobhan from United Kingdom
Solo traveler
Historical Wing Luxury 2 Single Beds
Stayed 2 nights in September 2015

Absolutely Wonderful”

Elegance, tranquility, comfort

This was an absolutely wonderful way to finish up our 2+ week visit to Vietnam. Hanoi is an amazing city and the Old Quarter is so exciting to wander around in (or more realistically - get lost in!) and the Metropole was a welcome oasis. It lived up to its reputation in every regard. We stayed in this Historic Wing - utterly beautiful, with many charming details. Very luxurious. Completely enjoyed lounging by the pool with a cocktail. We ate a light dinner in the Bamboo Lounge which was perfect. The location of the hotel is fantastic - just a short walk from Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter. Be sure to walk around early in the morning to see residents partaking in many different forms of exercise to start the day. Also, definitely do the bunker tour - very interesting to hear about the history. Beautiful hotel - well worth the splurge.

Reviewed September 27, 2015

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