HOTEL RESERVATIONS BY ORIENTAL BRIDGE IN
HA NOI, HO CHI MINH CITY, AND ALL THE MAIN TOURISTIC SITES IN VIETNAM


Oriental Bridge puts at your disposal a service of reservation in all the best hotels of the main tourist centers of Vietnam: Ha Noi and Ho Chi Minh City, Hoi An, Hue, Mui Ne, Nha Trang, Phu Quoc Island, Sapa, and Tam Coc (Ninh Binh), the center of “Halong Bay on Land”. Your reservation is guaranteed and at the same rate as is you make it yourself. However, in each main touristic site (Ha Noi, Sapa, Tam Coc, Hue, Hoi An, etc.), we have selected for you one to three establishments of each category from 4-star deluxe to 2 stars, the best for their location, elegance, and quality of their services. In the towns equiped with an airport (Da Nang, Ha Noi, Hue, Saigon), whatever hotel you select, if you give us your flight number and time of arrival, the hotel sends you a taxi for the same rate as if you take it yourself.

Of course, if you have another preference, we can make the reservation for you as well, which is safer than making it thousands of kilometers away. All we need is the name of the hotel, the room category, and the dates. You will pay the same rate as if you do it yourself.


Ha Noi Hotels

5 Stars
 
Needless to explain the famous Metropole Hotel of the Sofitel Chain, one of the Great Palaces of this world. Everything is sumptuous, from the lobby to the lounges, salons, restaurants, bars, and, of course, the 364 rooms in two aisles: Historic (dating 1901) and Opera. Swimming-pool and spa. Rates start at $200 for a "Standard". www.sofitel.com
 

4 Stars
 
La Maison d’Hanoi is a superb new (2009) establishment offering all the facilities of a true 4-star: perfectly elegant deluxe rooms and suites, superlatively equipped (including a safe in each room and a DVD player in the suites), bar, gastronomy restaurant, and spa offering massages and herb baths.

The rates are quite reasonable for such a quality: $140 for classic rooms, $160-180 for deluxe and $200-200 for the suites, all including breakfasts, tax and service. www.hanovahotel.com
 

The Medallion Hotel, brand new (2010), is a superb establishment of 60 rooms and suites with an excellent location in the heart of Old Ha Noi. Elegant decoration and outstanding comfort (king-size beds with thick mattresses, bathtub, minibar, etc.). Rare in Ha Noi, the deluxe rooms communicate to form large family suites. Reasonable rates for such quality, at $80 for a superior room, $90 for a deluxe, and $120 for a large suite with balcony.. www.medallion–hanoi.com


3 Stars
 
The Indochina Queen II is an excellent establishment in the heart of Old Hanoi, 10 mn walk from Hoan Kiem Lake. Renown panoramic restaurant. Reasonable rates : for 2 people, $45 for a Superior room, $60 for a Deluxe, and $70 for a suite, including a delicious buffet-breakfast. www.indochinaqueenhotel.com
 

 
The Paramount Hotel is by far one of our favorites in at Ha Noi because of its location in the heart of Old Ha Noi 4 min away from the cathedral, its exceptional calm at the end of a dead-end paved lane, its very large rooms perfectly equipped (king-size beds, elegant furniture including a dresser, luxurious showers, etc.), and its rates (including a buffet breakfast), from $55 for a large standard to $65 for an immense Family room and $110 for a VIP suite. By far one of the best hotels in its category. www.paramounthotel.vn
 

 
The Hoa Binh Palace Hotel is a beautiful 3 stars facing the colorful Hang Be Market. Large Deluxe rooms at $55 and extra-large suites with jet bathtub and a desk at $95 ; $10 supplement for a third 3 person, all rates including a buffet breakfast. Massage service and, above all, a restaurant on the 8th floor with a sweeping view of Ha Noi. www.hoabinhpalacehotel.vn
 

2 Stars

The Especen Hotel, 26 Ngo Huyen, is a new (end 2009) hotel with a perfect location (end of a very quiet dead-end passage 2-mn walk from Cathedral St Joseph) and unusually large and luminous rooms for that category, with bathtubs, cable TV, minibar and WiFi. Double and twins with balcony at $25, large triple/balcony at $30, and extra-large rooms with 2 large beds (sleep 3 or 4 persons) at $35, Internet and breakfasts included.
www.hotel-hanoi.com.vn


Ho Chi Minh City Hotels

4-Star Deluxe 

Open in 1959, entirely redone and enlarged in 1988, La Caravelle is the most beautiful palace hotel in Saigon. 335 rooms and suites, 3 restaurants and bars (including the Saigon, nominated since years as "The Best Bar in Saigon", swimming-pool, Spa, and all the other equipment of a true palace. Rates starting at $200.www.caravellehotel.com

4 Stars
 
The world-famous Continental Hotel is our choice. Entirely refurbished in 2006, its 86 rooms and suites, 2 restaurants, 3 bars, and the spa are worth its reputation. Rates starting at $120. www.hotelcontinental.com
 

3 Stars
 
The Cherry hotel, located near the business and entertainment district, is one of the best 3 stars in town, with 30 rooms elegantly decorated and equipped even of a bathrobe and a hair-dryer. Rates: superior $50, deluxe $60, VIP $70, including an excellent buffet breakfast. www.cherryhotel.vn
 

2 Stars

Miss Loi’s Guesthouse is a charming establishment located in a small lane 10 mn walking distance from the famous backpackers’ street De Tham (District 1, Sub-district of Co Giang). Comfortable rooms, family atmosphere under the close supervision of Miss Loi; one of the best addresses in Saigon for its category.

 
The Mai Hotel is an excellent address as well, perfectly located near the Saigon River), but less intimate than Miss Loi, with its 60 rooms perfectly equipped (bathtubs multi-jets, elevator, etc.). Excellent quality-rate ratio (Standard: $26, Superior: $32, Deluxe: $40). www.maihotel.com.vn
 

Dalat Hotels

4 Star Deluxe 

 
The Dalat Palace, is the dean of the town hotels and an Art Déco landmark : the charming colonial buildings date back 1922. Surrounded by a 5–ha park, it enjoys an exclusive view on Lake Xuang Huong and offers all the equipment of a true 5 Stars: 38 luxurious rooms and 5 suites, a French brasserie of international and local cuisine, a piano-bar, the Larry's bar, and 7 lounges. Nearby shops, tennis courts and golf course. The rates, starting at over $250, are au par with the extreme quality.
 


4 Stars
 
The Ngoc Lan Hotel is another emblem of Dalat, recently (2007) transformed into a chic establishment with dominating white and violet colors, all in a luxuriant park over Lake Xian Huron; the wooden floors and French doors add the right colonial charm. Large choice of rooms (91 in total) from superior to a 110-me presidential suite. Justified rates starting at $95. www.ngoclanhotel.vn
 

3 Stars
 
Du Parc Hotel Dalat (formerly Novotel) is another colonial structure dating 1932, the former Hotel du Parc, which kept its colonial charm with its antique elevator, its superb high ceilings, and its Art Deco light fixtures. 144 superior and deluxe rooms and suites equipped with all the modern comfort. 2 bars, Vietnamese restaurant and French brasserie. Free entry to the Dalat Palace Golf Club. Rates starting at $65. www.hotelduparc.com
 

2 Stars

Everybody is unanimous about the Dreams Hotel and its twin brother (same owner) the Thien An: warm welcome, spacious rooms and sumptuous breakfasts. The first establishment has a brand-new spa, the second one, off downtown, offers the quietness of its surroundings. Rates starting at $20. www.dreamshoteldalat.com


Hoi An Hotels

4 Star

The Victoria An Beach & Spa, with its 109 superior and deluxe rooms and suites among gardens in 2-floor small buildings facing the la river or the beach, is the connoisseurs’ choice. Restaurants, bars, swimming pool, tennis courts and spa, and a Kids Club complete the list of its exceptional facilities. Rates starting at $170. www.victoriahotels-asia.com


 
The Swiss Belhotel Golden Sand & Spa, Hoi An, a member of the Swiss Belhotel international chain, counts 212 garden view rooms and sea view suites among 4 hectares of gardens alongside 400 m of private beach. Five restaurants and bars, a huge swimming pool, tennis courts, spa and Kids Club, all 10-mn walking distance from the Old Town. Rates starting at $120. www.hoian.swiss-belhotel.com
 

 
The Hoi An Riverside Hotel is one of the most beautiful hotels in Hoi An, at very reasonable rates considering its elegance and quality: 3 and 4-rooms bungalows among 9000 m2 of gardens alongside the river. Bar and an excellent restaurant, beautifully-tiled swimming pool, complete spa. Rates starting at $89. www.hoianresort.com
 

3 Stars

 
The Ancient House Resort Hoi An is an excellent 3 Stars of 52 elegant rooms 1 km from the Old Town and 2 km from Cua Dai Beach. Bar-restaurant, swimming pool and gym complete the comfort, all at very reasonable rates: from $70 for the standard rooms to $87 for the deluxe.
www.hoianancienthouseresort.com

Its "sister" Ancient House River is the same type of resort, but in the countryside alongside the river of Hoi An, with a beautiful river terrace for meals al fresco. www.ancienthouseresort.com
 

2 Stars
 
Le Phu Thinh II Hotel, Hoi An is an exceptional establishment in the heart of the Old Town. 52 rooms, a restaurant (excellent buffet breakfasts), 2 bars and a very large swimming pool. Rates starting at $30. www.phuthinhhotels.com
 
Hue Hotels

4 Star Deluxe 
 
The Residence Hotel & Spa. It will be enough to mention that this Accor Chain hotel is the former residence of the governors of Hue and an Art Déco monument. Two hectares of gardens on the river, facing the Citadel. 122 rooms and suites (the latter in the original residence), bar, restaurant, spa, tennis. Rates starting at $170. www.la-residence-hue.com
 

4 Stars

 
The Huong Giang Hotel & Spa benefits from a dream location: right in the middle of Downtown Hue on the Perfume River. 165 elegantly-equipped rooms, from deluxe garden or river view to sumptuous suites, starting at $80. 3 bars (roof –with a magnificent view- swimming pool, and river), 4 restaurants, swimming pool, spa, gym, and even an E-casino (reserved to foreigners), one cannot ask for more for the rates! www.huonggianghotel.com.vn
 


3 Stars
 
The best address is the Asia Hotel, 2-mn walk from the Perfume River and closer to a 4-stars than a 3 : very elegant rooms and suites, excellent restaurant with terrace and complete, and, above all, on the 7th floor, a beautiful breakfast room and an adjacent pool with an open terrace offering a spectacular view of Hue. Very reasonable rates for the quality, starting at $45. www.asiahotel.com.vn
 

2 Stars

Another excellent address : the Impression Hotel, in a garden at the end of a small dead-end lane 2-mn walk from the Perfume River, with a beautiful pool (unique for a 2-star !). Rooms with balcony over the garden/pool at $15, extra-large rooms with balcony for 3-4 people at $20. www.hueimpressionhotel.com


Mui Ne Hotels

4 Star Deluxe 

 
Located on Phan Thiet Beach 30 km from Mui Ne, the Princess d’Annam Resort & Spa is unique in Vietnam, for it offers only villas ; and what villas ! The Mandarin Suites are huge: 72 m2, and the Princess Villas (with private swimming pool) even more: 100 m2. Of course, all of them are super deluxe on a dream beach. The complex also boasts a swimming pool, 2 restaurants, 1 bar, a complete spa, and a water sports center. Naturally, the rates are au par with the luxury: over $300 for the suites, over 500 for the villas. www.princessannam.com
 

4 Stars
 
The Victoria Phan Thiet Beach & Spa Resort is our choice, with its 57 bungalows among 7 hectares of gardens between the beach and the famous sand dunes. 2 swimming pools, 3 bars-restaurants (beach and the 2 swimming pools), a complete spa on the beach, and a Kids Club. Rates start at $180. www.victoriahotels.asia.com
 

3 Stars

 
The very charming Little Muine Cottages counts 12 chalets and 14 rooms in small 2-storey structures among huge gardens alongside the beach. Rattan furniture, a swimming pool, a bar-restaurant overlooking the beach, a 300-book library; one cannot dream of a better place in Mui Ne for the rates: $55 for the garden view rooms, $72 for the sea view chalets, $78 for the beach ones. www.littlemuineresort.com
 


 
The Full Moon Beach Resort is also perfect in its category: 25 rooms in the gardens and beautiful beach bungalows. Sea water, beach bar-restaurant, and, above all, the adjacent famous Jibe Beach Club for water sports fans: windsurf, kite surf, kayak, sailing boats, all managed by a Canadian kite surf champion. Rates from $55 (rooms) to $90 (beach bungalows).
www.windsurf-vietnam.com

 

2 Stars

The Thai Hoa Mui Ne Resort is the most comfortable 2 Stars in Mui Ne. Small complex of rooms and bungalows in a garden Alongside the beach. Bar-restaurant. $28 for the rooms, $35 for the bungalows with ceiling fan, $40 for the air-conditioned ones.


Nha Trang Hotels

4 Stars deluxe

 
The Evason Ana Mandara & Six Senses Spa Resort is the nec plus ultra of Nha Trang: 17 garden villas on a private beach group 74 garden-view, sea-view and beach-front rooms decorated Balinese Style (canopy beds, etc.). Huge infinite swimming pool on the beach, 2 restaurants (panoramic and beach), 2 bars (lobby and swimming pool), complete water sports center, one tennis court, one beach volley-ball one, a Kids Club, and, of course, the sensational spa services of the Six Senses chain. Rates starting at $250. www.sixsenses.com
 

4 Stars
 
The Sunrise Beach Resort is our favorite: one of the most beautiful hotels in Nha Trang, it counts 120 rooms and suites, 5 restaurants (including a Japanese one, a rarity in Vietnam), 2 bars (swimming pool and beach), a spa, a gym, and an very beautiful swimming pool. Rates starting at $180. www.sunrisenhatrang.com.vn
 

3 Stars

The Phu Quy II Hotel is quite more luxurious than its 3-star category suggests: it even has a roof swimming pool. 60 impeccable well equipped rooms and suites from $38 to $ 60, bar, sea-view restaurant. Rates from $38 to $63 ($100 for suites with a huge sea-view balcony). www.phuquyhotel.vn


Phu Quoc Hotels

4 Stars

 
Open end of 2008, the Chen La Resort & Spa is one of the most luxurious hotels in Phu Quoc: 36 bungalows of various architecture, a gastronomy restaurant of Mediterranean cuisine adapted to local products, a sumptuous spa developed around an old traditional Hue house, swimming pool overlooking the beach, a complete water sports center, an all-purpose speed boat, beach volley-ball, organization of private picnics, etc. complete that superb offer. Rated justified starting at $120. www.chenla-resort.com.
 


 
The Mango Bay, on 700 m of beach in a Bai Long Lang Creek, is one of the island’s best addresses. It counts 5 rooms in a small charming building, bungalows of various architecture with terrace, and a 120-m2 villa with two rooms and a large sea-view terrace. Superb bar-restaurant with a terrace overlooking the beach, spa, a fishing boat and snorkeling complete the offer. Very reasonable rates starting at $55 (low season)/$90 (high season) for the regular rooms, $85/145 for the bungalows and $170/290 for the villa. www.mangobayphuquoc.com
 

3 Stars

 
The Thanh Kieu Beach Bungalows is an excellent address superbly located on Long Beach. 20 elegantly furnished sea-view bungalows and 5 standard rooms among beautiful gardens and palm trees. An excellent restaurant, a barbecue area, a famous beach bar, the Rainbow, and a water sports center snorkeling and scuba diving) complete the services. Rates from $20 for the standard rooms to $50 for the sea-view bungalows. One of the best addresses in Phu Quoc!
 


Sapa Hotels

4 Stars

 
The Victoria Hotel Sapa is the only deluxe establishment in Sapa. Among gardens on a hill side dominating the valley, it counts 77 superior and deluxe rooms and 60-m2 suites, all with wooden floors, private terrace, and all the equipment of a true 4 stars. Bar and restaurant with fireplace, indoor swimming pool, tennis court, snooker, complete spa, etc. A true Alps 4-stars. Rates between $150 for the rooms to over $200 for the suites. The hotel even has its own deluxe train from Ha Noi to Lao Cai.
www.victoriahotels-asia.com
 


3 Stars

 
The Chapa Garden Boutique Hotel & Spa is the Sapa equivalent of a Relais de campagne of the Relais & Chateaux Chain: 4 immaculate rooms with balcony in one of the rare Sapa colonial houses remaining, surrounded by terraced gardens and with all the comfort of a true Relais; gastronomy restaurant with a fire place, the best in Sapa. Diner in the gardens weather permitting. $65 for the 2 smaller rooms, $85 for the 2 larger ones, including a sumptuous breakfast. Only problem: with 4 rooms only and its reputation, one must reserve long time in advance and guarantee the reservation by credit card. www.chapagarden.com
 


Le Royal View is also an excellent 3 stars with an enormous advantage: located on the slope facing the chain of Mount Fan Si Pan and overlooking the valley, its room balconies offer a breathtaking view. Very large elegant rooms (superior and Family), restaurant with panoramic terrace, spa, all that for $60 ($100 for the Family rooms, which can easily accommodate 4 adults). www.royalviewsapa.vn


2 Stars

Located 300 m from the center of Sapa, at the beginning of the trail leading to the village of Cat Cat, thus benefiting from a completely quiet environment, the Sapa Eden Hotel is a very good 2 Stars with standard bedrooms (no mountain view) and superior rooms offering a magnificent view of the chain of Mount Fan Si Pan and the valley of Cat Cat. Breakfasts are taken on the roof terrace. $30 for the standard rooms, $35 for the superior ones, and $45 for a large family suite. Numerous restaurants in the small street leading to the hotel. www.sapaedenhotel.com


Tam Coc (Ninh Binh) Hotels

 
Rather than recommending 3-star hotels, we prefer to accommodate you at the famous Chez Loan, a small immaculate 2 stars in the middle of the rice fields and the lime peaks, which became rapidly famous thanks to its owner, Mrs Loan, who treats you as if you were in her home. In addition, she is a Cordon bleu (she gives cooking lessons). One cries when leaving! 10 simple rooms, some with balcony over the fields and peaks, between $16 and $25, including a sumptuous breakfast and bicycles. The MUST of Tam Coc!
 


Another good address: the Duc Thuan, facing the boat pier and the market, with very quiet rooms facing the river or the back rice fields. Good restaurant. Rates from $10 to 20.


The recently opened Emeralda Resort is the only 4 star establishment of the entire region. Located in the near the small village of Van lang, it has offers very elegant rooms and suites in 3 circles of bungalows , each circle with a pool in the middle and separated from the 2 others by small fields of corn and vegetables. Bars and restaurants complete this new attractive addition to “Halong Bay on Land”. Justified prices start at $130 including a superb buffet breakfast.





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