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Old Quarter

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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“street food”(1,542 reviews)
“narrow streets”(519 reviews)
“place to stay”(252 reviews)
Hanoi’s lively Old Quarter comprises nearly 40 streets packed with shops selling all kinds of goods, each street named for its primary good or service.
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Hours Today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Hanoi 100000, Vietnam
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All reviews street food narrow streets place to stay night market crossing the road lots of shops hustle and bustle every corner walk around street vendors bia hoi crazy traffic hoan kiem lake pho local food egg coffee bustling
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My second time in Hanoi and I choose Lavender Old Quarter Hotel, because of nicer and cleaner room. Friendly staffs. I would love to come back on this hotel next time.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank acura333
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After checking into our hotel La Siesta Hotel Trendy which is located in the heart of Old Quarter we were briefed by the hotel staff on various places of interest around the hotel. After that we were given a map and off we went exploring...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LoveTravel74331
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Be prepared for hundred of motorcyclists and hustle and bustle of a busy part of town. You will see live animals and fish still alive and for sake. All sorts of fruit and veg and flowers even birds in cages . Take your live in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The hustle and bustle of the old quarter is definitely something everyone visiting Hanoi should experience. Cars and bikes from every direction, keep you alert, the buildings designed in the old French style dominate this area, each street designated to a specific trade- shoe street,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank andrewspiers
Reviewed 2 days ago

The old quarter is full of ancient homes and buildings, Hoan Kiem Lake and various other attractions worth seeing.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BacJo
Reviewed 2 days ago

there are many free tour guide provided from food tour or sightseeing tour wth fluent English, they will intro the most popular egg coffee at the very old shop, famous food ...many..

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank BehH4
Reviewed 2 days ago

walking/food tours are recommended to experience the local cuisine preffered by locals. typical vietnamese buildings. Decent shopping for clothing and souvenirs.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 720chrisj
Reviewed 2 days ago

Maybe it was because of the time of year, but the Old Quarter was insanely busy during the Tet period. Crossing the road is a life and death situation, but we did get pretty good at it. I found the crowded small streets crammed with...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jenny S
Reviewed 2 days ago

Lovely boutique hotel located right in the centre of Hanoi and only a stones throw from the old quarter and the lake. The young front office staff were smiley and are so welcoming and enthusiastic. We were given a welcome drink and a tourist map...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kerkennah
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We left our hotel and started exploring around the old quarter. A fascinating area with lots of shops, cafes etc. We had lunch in one, very good local food

Date of experience: February 2019
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3 November 2018|
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Response from shockbn | Reviewed this property |
Although it depends on your favorite type of trips, like to recommend strolling the old city busy shops.May be interesting for a person coming from developed countries. And when you will visit Halong bay with a ship... More
25 September 2018|
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Response from Sophia0420 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Simone, Sorry this message is late but I’ve been so busy to check my email. I recommend to stay at Del Vostro Hotel & Spa. Though the breakfast selections is not as good as the other hotels i stayed at Del Vostro is a... More
4 September 2018|
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Response from Liz N | Reviewed this property |
Check by smartphone or pc. Should be reasonable atm