Bach Dang Hotel
42 Dien Bien Phu, Hai Phong, Tel: 031 384 2444
One of the best of the town’s best budget hotels, the aircon old but clean rooms come in all shapes and sizes and have satellite TV, a fridge and a mini bar. The front-desk staff speaks English and can help sort out any travel arrangements. Rates from around VND250,000 per night.
Best Western Pearl River Hotel
KM 8 Pham Van Dong, Duong Kinh, Hai Phong
Tel: 0313 880 888
Located 100km east of Hanoi, the four-star Best Western Pearl River Hotel is the only internationally branded hotel in Hai Phong. All 101 suites and rooms offer bathrobe and slippers, digital safety box, free internet access, satellite TV and 24-hour room service. Facilities include the Jade restaurant, offering western and Asian fare, several bars, a deluxe spa and fitness center with separate hot and cold Jacuzzis, sauna, steam room, relax lounge and VIP massage room.
Harbour View Hotel
4 Tran Phu, Hai Phong
Tel: 031 382 7827
Hai Phong’s most prestigious address, this cool, retro French-colonial style property is the only international standard hotel in town. Designed with panache without being pretentious, room rates at this 122-unit property start at around VND2.5 million.
Huu Nghi Hotel
60A Pho Dien Bien Phu, Hai Phong
Tel: 031 384 2706
One of the larger hotels in town, Huu Nghi offers some of the comforts you might miss at the other places. In addition to the clean up-to-standard rooms, the hotel also has a swimming pool and tennis courts.
3K Ly Tu Trong, Hai Phong, Tel: 031 374 6540
New and tidy, with cable TV and air-conditioning, Maxim is one of the best mini hotels in town. Rooms are small but have good modern conveniences like satellite TV and new, clean bathrooms done in designer tiles. Room rates around VND250,000 to VND300,000 a night.
103 Pho Dien Bien Phu, Hai Phong
Tel: 031 374 6468
One of the more modern hotels on Dien Bien Phu Street, the prices here are competitive and it’s possible to request a room with a kitchen. Standards with aircon and a TV start at VND350,000 per night.