Savor breathtaking beauty and enduring traditions as you travel from Vietnam's imperial cities to the Mekong River Delta, where you will experience local cuisine and get an up-close look at a farming settlement near Da Nang.
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The InterContinental Hanoi Westlake Hotel is a welcome retreat from the bustling city center, located over the serene waters of West Lake, yet only minutes from Hanoi’s Old Quarter. This luxurious urban resort offers tai chi lessons beside the outdoor pool. Savor fine cuisine at the hotel’s Café Du Lac and Milan restaurants, and relax in contemporary guest rooms and suites with a large soaking bathtub, separate walk-in rain shower and spectacular views from your own private balcony.
Da Nang, Vietnam
Hyatt Regency Da Nang Resort and Spa is a luxury hotel in Da Nang located on Vietnam's picturesque central coast. Situated on an immaculate stretch of white-sand beach, the resort offers an idyllic oceanfront setting, with sweeping views of the East Sea. The 200-room hotel includes several restaurants and a spa. Air-conditioned guest rooms have a private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.Number of nights: 3
Built in 1901 and renovated in 1998, this colonial style hotel in the city center blends old world charm with traditional Vietnamese hospitality. Hotel amenities include several restaurants and lounges, Fitness Center with sauna and massage, outdoor pool, beauty salon, and crafts shop. Guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.Number of nights: 2
Can Tho (Mekong Delta), Vietnam
Built in 1998, this resort hotel sits on the banks of the Hau River, an estuary of the Mekong River, amid beautiful tropical gardens. Hotel amenities include a restaurant and bar; outdoor pool; spa with sauna, massage, and aromatherapy; tennis and badminton courts; billiard table; and a library. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.Number of nights: 2
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
The Sofitel Saigon Plaza is located in the city center, in the heart of the business district and close to Notre Dame Cathedral and Reunification Palace. The 275-room property includes two restaurants, two bars, a swimming pool and fitness center. Air-conditioned guest rooms have private bath with hair dryer, in-room safe, mini-bar, Internet access, TV, and phone.Number of nights: 3