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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
Ranked #46 of 607 Hotels in Hanoi
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed August 20, 2013

Everything about the Sofitel Metropole is fabulous. From the moment you walk through the door you leave the busy streets of Hanoi behind you. There is a lovely, tranquil pool and garden area and we were lucky enough to have a room overlooking this. The staff are friendly, efficient and nothing is too much trouble. The building has real character and the tour, where you find out about the history of the hotel and visit the underground bunker is interesting. We really enjoyed the live jazz that was played every night in the bar. We would really recommend this hotel, it will add to your visit to Hanoi.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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SLMHHanoi, Manager at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2013

Dear Moneypenny548,

Thank you for this wonderful feedback on your recent stay. We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your accommodation and really appreciated the beauty of our guest room and the efficiency of service from our staff. Great that you enjoy the tranquil of the hotel in the chaotic city of Hanoi.

We look forward to welcoming you back.

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Reviewed August 20, 2013

it is only a short walk to the old town which is necessary in hanoi as crossing roads can be a hazard due to the fact that nobody obeys lights or pedestrian crossings, so you just have to go for it and they drive around you, but you do get used to it. the buffet breakfast was very good and the staff attentive, the rooms were very good with plenty of space so when i rate this hotel i would give it 4.5 stars

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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SLMHHanoi, Manager at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2013

Dear Donnabella12345,

I thank you very much for your positive feedback. It is always a pleasure for us to hear satisfied guests as we genuinely love to look after them. We then look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed August 20, 2013

What a brilliant hotel!! Few other hotels in the world can have the heritage of this place. You can feel the history oozing from this place. Also perfect service and style. Hard to beat. Perfect location in the middle of the old French quarter.

  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled with family
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SLMHHanoi, Manager at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, responded to this reviewResponded August 23, 2013

Dear Mike F,

I thank you very much for your positive feedback. It is always a pleasure for us to hear satisfied guests as we genuinely love to look after them. We then look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed August 20, 2013

Very nice architecture with the new wings blending in nicely into the historic side. Very close to the lake and the buzzing centre of Hanoi and still feels like a tranquil haven once inside. Beautiful inner court yard to relax at the pool, have a predinner drink or even enjoy a meal.
Nice rooms. Different restaurant options all with good breakfast buffets. Teh concierge and his team can arrange most excursions. We enjoyed it and surely would return on our next visit to hanoi.

Room Tip: try to stay in rooms overlooking inner court
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  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled with family
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SLMHHanoi, Manager at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

Dear Krackebosch,

I am happy that you enjoy our wonderful building, great facilities and the history being retained in style and the interesting bunker tour. I am looking forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Great hotel, with an old and new wing (later one I heard is very charming). French influence which is fitting for the country. Feels like a trip back in time. Great and varied breakfast. Very nice experience.

Stayed: August 2013, traveled on business
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SLMHHanoi, Manager at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

Dear Andreleroychina,

We love and enjoy to indulge our guests. I think that this makes a huge difference. We want all of our guests to take with them magnifique moments spent at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi.

We truly look forward to welcoming you back.

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

Whoa I must say this hotel was one of the very best hotel experiences I've ever had. Everything was top notch! Needless to say about the service and staff – they are excellent. The architecture was beautiful. It has vast history and has this colonial feel. For me, the history this hotel portraits is better than some of the museums! I should also mention the restaurants are great and the bar angelina has great drinks.

Room Tip: We stayed at the opera wing (the newer version). It's very nice and posh. The historic wing look...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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SLMHHanoi, Manager at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, responded to this reviewResponded August 20, 2013

Dear Shekattack,

I thank you very much for your positive feedback. It is always a pleasure for us to hear satisfied guests as we genuinely love to look after them. We then look forward to welcoming you back soon.

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Reviewed August 19, 2013

A beautiful traditional French hotel in the heart of Hanoi. Excellent food, a good selection of wine, beautiful spa and outdoor central pool for relaxation after sight seeing in balmy Hanoi. A 10 minute walk to the old quarter. Rooms are more expensive than others in Hanoi, roughly western prices or a bit more, but we think it was worth the money to be able to escape the chaotic Hanoi streets. You can spend up on wines, spa treatments and the French bakery if you're not into the local Pho. A mix of older couples, families and a few younger couples. Highly recommended - I would definitely return to this hotel.

Room Tip: We stayed in the Opera Wing Superior Room 4th floor. It looked down to the central pool / restaurant...
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  • Stayed: August 2013, traveled as a couple
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SLMHHanoi, Manager at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2013

Dear BrettS,

Thank you for your detailed, very personal feedback.

I was extremely pleased to read the summary of your comment in such words of praise. We genuinely put a lot into exceeding our guests expectations and I am truly glad to hear that we have achieved our aim with you.

Thank you for recommending us so well.

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Additional Information about Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Address: 15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Hanoi
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Hanoi
#9 Family Hotel in Hanoi
#11 Luxury Hotel in Hanoi
#15 Romantic Hotel in Hanoi
#18 Spa Hotel in Hanoi
Price Range: $222 - $442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi 5*
Number of rooms: 364
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