6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards

Two hotels in Ho Chi Minh City and one each in Hanoi, Sa Pa, Phu Quoc and Da Nang won different categories at this year’s World Travel Awards as voted by industry insiders and tourists.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

Vinpearl Landmark 81 inside Landmark 81, the highest building in Vietnam, was named Asia's leading city hotel.

The hotel has 223 rooms and suites that sit on the 47th to 77th floors of the building with views overlooking the Saigon River in the eastern stretch of Vietnam's economic hub.

The hotel is about 11 kilometers from Tan Son Nhat Airport.

On the 47th floor, there is an infinity swimming pool and a bar lounge.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

The hotel's Oriental Pearl Restaurant on the 66th floor offers a refined buffet and a la carte dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Last month, it served a pho noodle soup that cost VND4 million (US$168) per person with expensive ingredients such as gold leaf, wagyu beef, and truffle mushroom.

Room rates cost from VND5.6 million (US$232.51) per person.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

Hotel de la Coupole – Mgallery in the northern highlands town of Sa Pa was voted Asia's leading design hotel.

Its design takes inspiration from the Art Deco period in France.

 

Opposite a stone church in downtown Sa Pa, the hotel has 249 rooms and suites that allow tourists to enjoy views of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range and rice terraces.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

A swimming pool on the seventh floor of the hotel.

With emerald green marble columns, bronze statues and pink chandeliers, the swimming pool features floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views of the Sa Pa valley.

From the hotel, guests will be ferried to Muong Hoa cable car station from where they can make a seven-minute trip to the Fansipan cable car station, enjoying the beauty of the Hoang Lien Son range with its rolling forests and valleys from a great height.

Room rates cost from VND2.9 million per person.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection in Ho Chi Minh City was voted Asia's leading lifestyle hotel.

The hotel on Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street, District 3, carries French colonial architecture and has a total of 168 rooms.

It boasts the city's highest rooftop infinity pool, which allows guests to view the southern metropolis from above.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

It has a bar lounge on the 23rd floor praised by foreign tourists for its fantastic views.

The rooftop bar lies next to a swimming pool and serves guests different kinds of cocktails.

A night's stay costs from VND3.4 million.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

Capella Hanoi on Le Phung Hieu Street in Hanoi's Old Quarter was named Asia's leading luxury boutique hotel.

It has 47 rooms and suites, each individually styled with operatic artefacts and custom portraiture that pay tribute to legendary Opera artists, composers, designers and performances.

The hotel has gained more popularity after South Korean girl group Blackpink stayed during their two-day concert tour on July 29-30.

A night's stay costs from VND6.5 million per person.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

Akio Bar & Lounge (pictured) in the lobby area of Koki restaurant, which made history to become one of the first four Vietnamese restaurants to receive a Michelin one-star rating last June.

This area has Asian-style architecture with shelves displaying ceramic products. The lounge serves a menu with 60 varieties of sake from various regions. This is also home to a variety of teas imported from Japan.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

Premier Residences Phu Quoc Emerald Bay, along Khem beach in Vietnam’s largest island Phu Quoc in the south, was named Asia’s leading hotel residences.

The hotel features 745 rooms and suites surrounded by green trees.

It has outdoor swimming pools overlooking Khem Beach.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

The hotel is 25-minute ride from Phu Quoc International Airport

From the hotel, visitors can easily visit Sung Hung Pagoda or take a cable car ride to Hon Thom Island.

Room rates cost from VND2.2 million.

 
6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

Bai Bac Bay Villa at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort in the central city Da Nang was voted Asia’s leading luxury hotel villa.

Nestled on the pristine mountainside of Son Tra peninsula, the three-bedroom villa covers an area of 500 square meters and is surrounded by dense jungles.

One of the unique features of this villa is the three infinity pools with expansive outdoor terraces.

6 Vietnamese hotels honored at World Travel Awards
 

The villa has three bedrooms, each with a walk-in closet and ensuite bath.

It can accommodate nine adults.

Each high-style bedroom offers its own infinity pool, outdoor shower, and bathroom with two vanity areas and a designer marble bathtub.

Room rates cost from VND75.4 million ($3,170) a night.

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