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Silk Path Hotel

Silk Path Hotel

The Silk Path is well located for exploring the Old Quarter of Hanoi and the French Quarter, and for taking a stroll around Hoan Kiem Lake. The guest rooms are well appointed and stylishly furnished although some of the deluxe rooms only have internal windows, which is common for many of the older buildings in the city. The hotel has a fresh, contemporary feel with a good range of facilities for a medium-sized hotel, including several restaurants, a premium bar and a piano bar, a fitness centre as well as a Jacuzzi on the top floor. The local government authorities have designated three pick-up and drop-off points for vehicles in the Old Quarter to avoid traffic congestion in the area. The Silk Path is conveniently located near to one of these official parking points and your guide will assist with luggage should you not be able to park immediately outside the hotel.

Our rating: Medium

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Rooms

The hotel has five different room types each accommodating up to two adults in a double or twin bed set up. Deluxe and Premium Deluxe rooms are the smallest category with the Premium option having additional benefits such as late check out and welcome snacks. More spacious options such as the Executive and Premium Executive rooms are located on the higher floors of the hotel and each provide nice views of the city. Premium Executive rooms benefit from having large windows and private balcony. The highest category of room is the Presidential suite which offers a large separate living space, two bedrooms, two bathrooms complete with Jacuzzi and steam bath and kitchen facilities.

Location

The Hotel is located in the heart of Hanoi’s Old Quarter in close proximity to many markets, shophouses and restaurants.

Food and drink

The hotel has two restaurants. La Soie de Hanoi serves up a daily buffet breakfast combining Vietnamese and international options, while the Bellissimo, located on the ground floor and serves an array of Mediterranean dishes and boasts the best pizza in the city. If it is just a drink you are after you can pay a visit to the piano bar, or premium lounge which are both great options to begin a night out. The Terrace café is open during the day to enjoy a cocktail or light snack.

Families

Extra beds are available for families.

Facilities and activities

Located on the 10th floor of the hotel is a fully equipped spa and fitness centre complete with mini gym, jacuzzi and sauna. A reading lounge is also available on the third floor for guests looking to relax or catch up on some emails.

Our opinion

This is the first four-star hotel in the Old Quarter and it is very reasonably priced and well located hotel, making it ideal for a short stay in Hanoi.

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