Where to stay in Vietnam

1. Where to stay in Vietnam?

The tourism industry has been rapidly developed, thus there is a wide range of options for any types of journey, from luxury to budget tours.

Luxury hotels and resorts

High-end hotels and resorts are available for travelers who want to get the best services and do not care much about the expense. 4 and 5-star hotels are plentiful in big cities and tourist attractions, while resorts are mostly located near the beaches or in the famous mountainous tourist destinations. Visitors will be served with extensive guest services and recreational facilities. Some groups and companies that are reputable for luxurious hotels and resorts are Vingroup (Vinpearl Resorts and Entertainment Centers), FLC (FLC resorts), Intercontinental Hotel Groups (Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza), Sheraton, and La Veranda Resort. Beside the international enterprises, Vingroup and FLC are two big Vietnamese corporations that have hotels and resorts in many parts of Vietnam.

Medium and small hotels, motels and hostels

This kind of accommodation ensures a good level of amenities for tourists at not a very high price. Thousands of hotels are built in almost every city and tourist spots in Vietnam. Hostel and motel are more suitable for backpackers and budget travelers. They offer inexpensive smaller rooms and communal facilities.


Homestay is the popular way to stay in Vietnam, especially in mountainous areas like Sapa and Ha Giang. Travelers will use shared rooms with others. The facilities and services have nothing much to say, the experiences are great. Visitors can experience the daily life of the local people, as well as learn more about the culture. You can get unique experiences at a smaller expense. Homestay is suitable for travelers of all ages such as gap year students, backpackers, friends, couples, and even families.

2. Vietnam hotels and beach resorts

Followings are some recommended hotels and beach resorts:

InterContinental (IHG)

InterContinental Hotels Group holds a number of luxury hotels in Vietnam. It manages eight luxury hotels and resorts in the prime locations of the three major cities: Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City. InterContinental brand has 6 hotels including Danang Sun Peninsula Resort, Hanoi Westlake, Hanoi Landmark 72, Asiana Saigon, Asiana Saigon Residences, and Phu Quoc Resort.

Regarding Crowne Plaza brand, there are The Crowne Plaza Danang, West Hanoi, West Hanoi Residences, and Crowne Plaza Phu Quoc. They are more modest than the InterContinental ones. (talkofthetownatlanta.com)

VinPearl (VinGroup)

VinPearl is a system of hotels with 5-star services and facilities in beautiful beaches of Vietnam.

Starting with Vinpearl Nha Trang, Vinpearl has developed into a chain of luxury hotels and beach resorts throughout Vietnam. Vinpearl is currently developing its tourism and hospitality products with Vinpearl Resort (five-star standard), Vinpearl Luxury (over 5 stars), and Vinpearl Resort & Villas. List of Vinpearl Resorts is as follows:

– Nha Trang: Vinpearl Nha Trang Resort, Vinpearl Nha Trang Bay Resort & Villas, Vinpearl Luxury Nha Trang, Vinpearl Golf Land Resort & Villas, and Vinpearl Nha Trang Long Beach Villas.

– Phu Quoc: Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort, Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort & Golf, Vinpearl Phu Quoc Ocean Resort & Villas, Vinpearl Phu Quoc Paradise Resort & Villas, and Vin Oasis Phu Quoc.

– Da Nang: Vinpearl Da Nang Resort & Villas, Vinpearl Da Nang Ocean Resort & Villas, and Vinpearl Hoi An Resort & Villas

– Ha Long: Vinpearl Hạ Long Bay Resort

– Nghe An: Vinpearl Nghe An

– Ha Tinh: Vinpearl Hà Tĩnh Ocean Villas

FLC Resorts (FLC)

Another big Vietnamese corporation with a series of luxury hotels and resorts is FLC. This group has resorts at the most beautiful beaches, namely Halong (FLC Ha Long), Quy Nhon (FLC Quy Nhon and FLC Sea Tower Quy Nhon), Sam Son (FLC Sam Son Beach and Golf Resort, FLC Luxury Sam Son Resort),  and Quang Binh (FLC Quang Binh).

La Veranda (MGallery Hotel Collection)

La Veranda looks like a French mansion on the beach. It is among the top resorts in the beautiful island of Phu Quoc, Vietnam. With high-end services and perfect natural settings, the resort offers unforgettable moments to tourists, especially for those who are on honeymoon or family holidays. The majestic beauty of Phu Quoc Beach makes it even more romantic.