Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Location: Hanoi, Halong Bay & Northern Vietnam | Vietnam

Price guide: £££££ £100-£200 per person per night

Book this award-winning French colonial-style hotel in the heart of Hanoi and you’ll be in good company: numerous ambassadors, writers, statesmen and entrepreneurs have stayed in this luxury hotel over the years. Extensively refurbished in the early 1990s, this landmark hotel provides first-class service and heritage in spades.
Perfect forAnyone seeking an elegant, charming base from which to explore the wonders of Hanoi. This is luxury with French flair.
In the knowMake the most of what’s on your doorstep: take a walk to Hoan Kiem Lake or visit the spectacular Opera House.

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • City Hotel
  • Family-friendly
  • Food & Wine

Hotel Overview

Sense of place

The Sofitel Legend Metropole is in central Hanoi, close to the Old Quarter, museums, temples and the magnificent Opera House.

Rooms at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Go for grand in the historical Metropole Wing where many of the beautiful original features have been preserved; go for elegant in the newly renovated Opera Wing; or go for charm with the Club rooms which have lovely views of the French Quarter.

Food & Drink

They say variety is the spice of life and here you can choose from an impressive range of restaurants, from exquisite French cuisine in the excellent Le Beaulieu, to exotic Vietnamese in Spices Garden. Several bars provide drinks, cocktails and light snacks.


There's a swimming pool and fitness centre, plus a gorgeous spa, where Eastern holistic rituals blend with Western contemporary methods. Lavish interiors and themed treatment rooms are fabulous and inviting, offering a perfect sanctuary to unwind in after a busy day's sightseeing. 

Activities at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

The many gems of Hanoi are right on the doorstep. The hotel is perfectly positioned for exploring Hanoi's centre and soaking up some of the culture in the Opera House, as well as acting as a good base for walking tours around the city, and it's close to the nightlife of Hanoi.

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Hotel location

The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is approximately a 45-minute drive from Hanoi airport.

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