It’s piece a cake to find out the list of the best hotels with just few clicks on any hotel booking website. However, how do we defy the “best”? Because it is very depend on the budget of you trip as well as your traveling taste. On hotel booking websites, just sort the hotel list from the highest star and price to the lowest, tourists who look for a luxury trip would be satisfied, but what about tourists who seek for a trek, delicious food or simply low price but fair quality. This article is going to help you with the list of five best hotels for five different traveling purposes.
1. The best high-end hotel: Victoria Resort & Spa Hotel Sapa
At the minimum rate of US$160 per room/ night, you may easily imagine how luxury this hotel is. Opened in 1998, the Victory Sapa is honoured to be the only luxury hotel in North-Western Vietnam. The hotel is designed as a traditional mountain chalet with accented wooden décor and a welcoming stone hearth fire place which overhangs the village and blends perfectly with the natural surroundings. Here, guests are served with the finest services including high-end restaurant, indoor and outdoor pool, spa & sauna, fast internet access, business center, tennis court and gym, etc.
2. The best hotel for family: Elysian Sapa Hotel
Elysian Sapa Hotel is reviewed by numerous tourists on the famous travel website TripAdvisor as the most favourite hotel for family thanks to the convenience location, which is only 100m from the Sapa Market and the night market. In addition, the hotel’s rooms are of elegant with private balconies and are equipped with the most modern facilities such as Wi-Fi Internet, cable TV, electric kettle, private bathroom with standing shower, hairdryer and free toiletries. The menu of the restaurant’s hotel is filled with both Western and Asian dishes, which may satisfy either adult or kids at once.
3. The best hotel for backpacker: Mountain View Hotel
Located in the heart of Sapa town, on Cau May Street, which is only 20 minutes walking to Cat Cat Village and Ham Rong Mountain, the Mountain View Hotel is nothing less than a perfect stop for backpackers who seek for harsh trek around ethnic minorities tribes in Sapa. However, the main factor that makes this hotel ideal for backpacker is that its owner is the first female trekking guide in the town. Thanks to her experience, the hotel was a pioneer hotel which offers travel services and tour packages for backpackers in Sapa. Besides, the accommodation of the hotel fulfils all the most important criterions with nice rooms, tasty Vietnamese meals, and especially easy prices.
4. The best budgeted hotel: Hoang Ha Hotel
There is a Vietnamese idiom saying that “You deserve what you paid for”, which means if you paid a higher price; you’ll take better services and vice-versa. However, at Hoang Ha Hotel, you pay less to gain equal service quality. Starting from only US$25/room/night, tourists may stay at one of the main roads in the town with just a few walk to the market and the cathedral. Hoang Ha Hotel is also one of the largest hotels in Sapa with 48 tastefully decorated rooms, all of them offer private balcony overlooking the whole town. Besides, since the hotel is newly built, room amenities and equipment are still very new.
5. The best food serve hotel: Sapa Rooms Boutique Hotel
From the name “Sapa Rooms” of it, tourists may refer to a very small hotel that it cannot even call itself a hotel. It’s true that the hotel is just a small hotel but it has been taking a lot of affection from guests thanks to friendly and helpful staffs and especially delicious foods. The menu of the hotel is diverse with both Vietnamese and Western dishes. Besides the deliciousness of the food, all dishes are decorated more attractively to stimulate the appetite of gourmets. If you have any chance to visit the hotel’s restaurant, don’t forget to try the special western set with potato, leek and bacon soup with fresh baguette. Besides, the mini hotel occupies an unprecedented location overlooking the stunning, pristine terraced valleys of Sapa. Sapa Rooms stands out with its boutique interiors, attentive personalised customer service and incomparable value for money.