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Sofitel Legend Métropole Hanoï

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A hotel since 1901, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is a cherished Old Quarter landmark. Our building exudes illustrious history, seamlessly blending French colonial charm and neoclassical elegance in line with modern environmental standards.

Savour exquisite French and Vietnamese dining. Host a party in our verdant garden. Relax in our luxury spa. Join heads of state, Hollywood stars and literary greats on our privileged guest list, and add your own chapter to our historic story.

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1901: A prestigious beginning

The Grand Hotel Metropole Palace is opened by French investors Gustave-Emile Dumoutier and André Ducamp. At the time, the hotel is the largest in Indochina.

1954: A symbol of new hope

At the end of the French-Indochina War, the hotel becomes the property of the Vietnamese government. It is renamed "Thong Nhat", or "Reunification".

1960s-1970s: A refuge

During the war, the hotel serves as a secure refuge for 11 embassies and three UN agencies, becoming known as Embassy House.

1988: A new era

The hotel reopens as the Pullman Hotel Metropole. Four years later, it becomes affiliated with the Sofitel brand.

2009: The first Legend

The hotel becomes the first Sofitel Legend, spearheading an exclusive collection of worldwide luxury properties of historical note.

Suites & rooms

Effortlessly fusing period character with contemporary luxury, our elegant rooms and suites all offer modern technology, lavish bathrooms and blissful Sofitel MyBeds. Unwind amid twirling fans and IndoChinese décor in the colonial Metropole Wing, or embrace neoclassical opulence in the Opera Wing.


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Serenade your body with a timeless lullaby in Le Spa du Metropole. Enter a calm sanctuary of refined style. Spa rituals combine east and west with the highest quality ingredients including essences especially created by a renowned Grasse parfumier.
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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Nested in the center of the hotel, the outdoor swimming pool is a tranquil place to escape from the bustle and hustle of Hanoi capital. It offers carefree relaxation in sophisticated surrounds.
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Tucked away in a private oasis at the heart of Hanoi, the hotel's stately swimming pool offers carefree relaxation in sophisticated surrounds. A finely equipped fitness centre invites for a brisk workout on state of the art equipment.
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Restaurants & bars

Exceptional dining. Exemplary service. Historic grandeur. Choose French haute cuisine at Le Beaulieu, creative Vietnamese dishes at Spice Garden, or classic comfort food at angelina. Le Club Bar serves breakfast, and meals all day. Savour coffee at La Terrasse, and poolside drinks at our Bamboo Bar.

Experiences & offers

Here in Hanoi, we pride ourselves on our personalised, tailor-made service that extends also to our generous offers. Discover ways to save on room rates, take advantage of seasonal dining and drinks offers, and add an extra sparkle to your Vietnamese odyssey.

  • Sunday Brunch Experience

    Savour shellfish, foie gras, lobster and desserts, plus wine and Champagne, as part of our tempting brunch offer at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi.

  • Hourglass Lunch

    Experience the historic character and legendary gastronomic excellence of Le Beaulieu with a delicious Hourglass Lunch at Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi.

  • Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Legendary Tour

    Discover Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi's rich past, from being a prestigious choice for famous guests to a wartime refuge, during an exclusive tour.

  • Family Offer, Inspired by Le Petit Prince

    Book our Family Offer Inspired by Le Petit Prince for 50% off an adjoining room for your children, along with breakfast and late checkout.

  • Romantic Getaway

    Set the scene for a lovers' getaway at Sofitel with our Romantic getaway offer. Enjoy champagne, in-room breakfast. Book now.

  • Early birds' delight

    Save up to 25% when you book in advance at Sofitel. Plan ahead for a memorable stay with luxury rooms, first-class dining and indulgent spa treatments

Meetings & events

With advanced technology, flexible configurations and superb catering, our glamorous indoor and outdoor spaces are ideal for any occasion. Our Legendary Event Planners take pride in meticulous preparation and attentive service, ensuring a successful outcome to both business and social events.

Sustainable luxury

We are currently working hard to obtain Green Globe certification, the benchmark for sustainable practice in the hospitality sector. We are phasing out all single-use plastic, eliminating food waste, focusing on organic, locally grown produce, and prioritising green energy throughout the hotel.

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Frequently asked questions

We’d be delighted. The courteous drivers of our luxury BMW and Mercedes limousines will whisk you to or from Noi Bai International Airport in around 40 minutes, ensuring that you arrive relaxed and in good time. We can also drive you to your local meetings and organise sightseeing tours. Just call +(84 24) 3826 6919 to arrange your trip.

Take our Path of History tour, exclusively for guests. Discover plates tracing the origins of the city and the hotel. View photos of visitors from Hồ Chí Minh to actor Brad Pitt, and follow in the footsteps of 1960s musician Joan Baez with a visit to our bomb shelter, rediscovered under the Bamboo Bar in 2011, which protected guests during the American War.

We’re within a short walk of many of Hanoi’s most famous landmarks. Wander the bustling streets of the Old Quarter, or around tranquil Hoan Kiem Lake, said to be the resting place of 16th-century emperor Le Loi’s magical sword. Or catch a recital at the spectacular, neoclassical Hanoi Opera House, modelled on Paris’s Palais Garnier.

Location & Contact


15 Ngo Quyen Street, Hoan Kiem District

100000 HANOI


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