Metropole Hanoi makes prestigious Top 100 list

Travel guide Fodor has cited the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel as one of the top 100 hotels in the world.

Metropole Hanoi makes prestigious Top 100 list

The Metropole Hanoi is the first hotel in Viet Nam to receive the distinguished award.

In making the determination, more than 500 specialists of Fodor evaluated over 5,000 hotels assessing their quality, architecture and accommodation.

Fifteen journalists of Fodor served as the jury and made the final selection.

The top 100 hotels in the world include famous names such as Mandarin Oriental in Bangkok, Thailand, Savoy in London, the UK and Taj Mahal in India.

The Metropole Hanoi was built in 1901. It is located in the centre of the capital city of Viet Nam, near the Hanoi Opera House and Hoan Kiem (Sword Lake).

The hotel has received many accolades throughout its history and many well-known prime ministers, presidents and ambassadors from around the globe have stayed there.

Some of the more famous visitors included former US President Bill Clinton (twice), former British Prime Minister Tony Blair (twice), French Prime Minister Francois Fillon and Russian Prime Minister Dmitri Medvedev.

Source: VOV