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Hoi An Essence Hotel & Spa

La Siesta Resort & Spa

The La Siesta Resort & Spa is located in a quiet location overlooking paddy fields, yet is within easy reach of the UNESCO-protected old town and the Japanese Covered Bridge. The rooms are set in tropical gardens, and combine modern amenities with traditional Vietnamese design.

The hotel has one restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool with Jacuzzi, as well as a spa and gym. A complimentary shuttle service is offered, through the old town to Cua Dai beach. There are also bicycles available for guests to explore the local area.

Our rating: Medium

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This relatively small hotel is made up of eight different room types and although that may seem confusing it can be broken down fairly easily into the following categories. The lowest category is the Standard room which can accommodate up to two adults and one small child. The room is well finished, houses a queen size bed and has a small window. One category up are the Deluxe rooms which can be set up as double or twin and feature either floor to ceiling windows or private balcony. These rooms are slightly bigger than the Standard rooms and requests can be made for window or balcony rooms. Next and bigger still are the family options, the Deluxe Family room comes with its own private balcony and can accommodate up to four adults and one small child. Another family option are the two Pool View connecting rooms which are set up as double and twin and can accommodate a family of five. The resort's two suites, Honeymoon and Essence, cater for every need and add that little bit of luxury to your trip.


Just a fifteen minute walk from the heart of Hoi An’s UNESCO protected old town and in close proximity to the riverfront, the La Siesta Resort & Spa is a convenient base from which to explore the many sites. Its lush gardens and surrounding paddy fields add to the allure of the property.

Food and drink

The Gourmet Corner Restaurant is open daily from 0630 until 2300 and serves up buffet style breakfast with à la carte available for lunch and dinner. The cuisine is a good mix of Vietnamese and western and the restaurant hosts nightly entertainment in the form of live music. The Lantern café and Feuz bar are other areas within the hotel where you can relax or enjoy an afternoon refreshment.


This hotel is ideally suited for families and offers guests family or connecting rooms.

Facilities and activities

The hotel has a fully stocked gym. There Is also an on-site spa specialising in a wide number of treatments.

Our opinion

This hotel ticks all the boxes for families and couples alike with plentiful facilities and a convenient location. It offers great value for money.

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    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

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