Hotel Grade: Medium Class
A superb boutique touring hotel punching well above its weight, offering guests a sense of the destination with very personable service and hospitality. Right in the centre of old Hue its position also couldn’t be better.
An all day dining restaurant provides a choice of local and international cuisine. Wifi is free in public areas and you can borrow bikes if you feel like exploring.
You’ll be pleasantly surprised as for a medium class hotel the rooms are spacious All 18 rooms feature air conditioning, LCD TVs with satellite channels, free wired Internet, and iPod docking stations, DVD players, coffee makers and hair dryers. All have ensuite bathrooms.
Hotel Grade: First class
Hue is the spiritual heart of Vietnam and the Pilgrimage Village Resort’s serene setting fits beautifully within this ethos, amongst beautiful countryside and surrounded by lush, tranquil gardens.
Everything at this resort is of a very high standard and a superb hideaway, offering guests the chance to take a step back from the hurly burly of a touring holiday and relax in a luxurious, natural garden setting.
Include large outdoor pool, fitness centre, sauna, steam room and jacuzzi. The Verdana Spa offers a broad range of traditional treatments, with an associated yoga and meditation room.
The Junrei restaurant serves superb Vietnamese fusion cuisine. You have a choice of bars and lounges: the Candle bar offers a relaxed venue lit with candle light, the Peanut bar is set in the tropical gardens and the modern Slope lounge provides an intimate and sophisticated setting to end the evening.
The villas and bungalows are built in a traditional Vietnamese style, dotted amongst the gardens around the large central swimming pool. There are a range of room options and all feature two private balconies, air conditioning, flat screen tv, in-room safe and tea/coffee making facilities.
La Residence Hotel & Spa
Hotel Grade: First Class
This chic boutique hotel enjoys one of the best locations in Hue, sitting within beautiful landscaped gardens overlooking the evocatively named Perfume River and Imperial Citadel beyond. It was also the former French governor’s residence and has been lovingly restored back to its pomp as a superb example of art deco colonial architecture and wonderful hotel.
Include large salt water pool, fully equipped gymnasium, tennis court and Le Spa that offers a superb range of treatments and massages. Le Parfum restaurant specialises in Vietnamese and International cuisine and Bar Le Gouverneur is a great venue to enjoy a drink and plan tomorrow’s sightseeing.
Great care has been taken to preserve each original feature and so retain the atmosphere of a classic colonial villa. The airy elegant rooms are dressed with beautiful art deco furniture and feature air conditioning, Wi-Fi, tv, in-room safe, minibar and tea/coffee making facilities.