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Top Hotels and Restaurants in Hoi An

Top Hotels and Restaurants in Hoi An

By Ruby ZhaoUpdated Nov. 2, 2022


Most hotels in Hoi An are resorts near the beach or historic boutique hotels around the Old Town. Major hotels offer spacious rooms, convenient facilities, swimming pools, restaurants and bars.

The hotels we recommend are 4-star, because of the quality of their service (always high), their convenient locations (they are all on the edge or in the center of the town), and their family-friendly environments.

The restaurants are popular among tourists and locals alike. You can choose between traditional Hoi An dishes like Cau Lao and rice noodles with pork; or Indian food, if you wish to give your taste buds a break from Vietnamese flavors; or fusion cuisine that blends different cooking styles from different countries.

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Top hotels in Hoi An

The hotels below would be perfect settings for you and your family: spacious rooms, many facilities, excellent restaurants, and staff who provide you with all the help you might need.

La siesta Resort and Spahas its strong points in its spa and swimming pool, and its spacious and elegant rooms, with views of the river that runs through the town

La Residencia is a traditional setting influenced by Portuguese culture. Rooms are big as usual, and you can ask for a babysitter if needed.

Almanity, the most luxurious of the three, is in the center of the Old Town and has really cozy, big rooms. Its swimming pool in the center is truly amazing.

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La siesta Resort and Spa

This luxurious hotel close to the Old Town provides elegant and warm ambience. Its rooms are full of amenities, and guests can enjoy the jacuzzi in the swimming pool for free.

Rating: *****

Location: 132 Hung Vuong Street, Thanh Ha Ward, Hoi An

Features and why we recommend it:

  • The hotel is on the edge of the Old Town, not far from the Japanese Covered Bridge.
  • It provides connecting rooms for 4 or 5 people. The Balcony Deluxe Family room can host up to 4 guests. It is well-furnished, with plenty of facilities.
  • Guests can use the bicycles, the gym, and the pool with the jacuzzi for free.
  • A breakfast buffet is included.
  • Children under 5 years: free of charge. Children 5-12 years old: surcharge of US$ 10. Children 12 or more, or one extra adult: surcharge of US$ 15.
  • The two restaurants in the hotel (Redbean Hoi An and The Temple) offer dishes from Vietnamese, Italian, and French cuisine.

La Residencia Hoi An Boutique Hotel & Spa

La Residencia demonstrates a deep Portuguese influence, and all the rooms are decorated with azulejos (characteristic Portuguese ceramics and mosaics). The rooms are big and cozy, and there are two swimming pools, one indoor, one outdoor.

Ranking: ****

Location: 35 Dao Duy Tu Street, Song Hoai Square, Hoi An 560000

Features and why we recommend it:

  • The rooms are finely decorated with Portuguese-style mosaics. They are all spacious (at least 40 sqm), and they all have beautiful views of the river.
  • The hotel has 2 connecting rooms. All rooms come with a wide range of facilities, including laundry service and a babysitter (on request).
  • One child under 2 years can stay for free (with a cot included). Children up to 12 years of age are charged US$ 15 per night.
  • There are two swimming pools (free of charge): one outdoor, the other underground and heated.
  • You can have your breakfast buffet in the elegant setting of the Luz Sine Quanon Restaurant, which offers amazing Vietnamese and Western dishes.

Almanity Hoi An Resort & Spa

The strong point of this hotel is its location: you will sleep in the center of the Old Town and experience first-hand its bustling life. The many rooms in the hotel are spacious and well-furnished, and your kids will love the Kids’ Club and its exciting activities.

Ranking: ****1/2

Location: 35 Dao Duy Tu Street, Song Hoai Square, Hoi An 560000

Features and why we recommend it:

  • The hotel is in the center of the Old Town: the best starting point for exploring this amazing UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • The best rooms for families are: My Energy (32 sqm), with an extra bed on request; My Spirit Premium (53 sqm), with lounge and bathtub; and My Soul (56 sqm), that can host up to 4 people, and have an extra bed and an extra sofa on request.
  • With all rooms, breakfast is included.
  • In the Four Plates Restaurant you can find Vietnamese, Italian, and Japanese food. You can join a cooking class and go shopping in the market with the restaurant’s chefs.
  • There is a swimming pool on two levels with professionally trained lifeguards and surrounded by palm trees.
  • The Kids’ Club offers many fun activities for your kids.

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Top restaurants in Hoi An

Hoi An, as a tourist city, is full of dining spots. We have chosen four of our favorite restaurants for your consideration: they all offer high-quality service, excellent food and professional staff; and use fresh, locally-produced ingredients.

Streets Restaurant Café is a “training restaurant” where you can find typical Hoi An dishes at reasonable prices.

Baba’s Kitchen, on the other hand, is a restaurant for Indian-food lovers: its menu offers an incredible variety and you will surely be satisfied.

If you want to try some of the best Vietnamese food in town, we recommend heading to Home Restaurant, with its elegant yet cozy ambience, top-quality food and warm staff.

Finally, you can try Mango Mango with its peculiar cuisine, resulting from various travels and experiments: you won’t regret it.

Streets Restaurant Café

Streets Restaurant Café is one of the common “training restaurants” you can find across Southeast Asia: its staff consists of disadvantaged kids learning the job. Here you will have amazing historical Hoi An dishes, along with a large choice of baguettes.

Location: 17 Le Loi Street, Hoi An

Features and why we recommend it:

  • Located at the heart of the historical center, the restaurant offers an amazing view of the town at night, illuminated by hundreds of lanterns.
  • It employs trainees currently learning the trade at a specialized school. Revenues go to support this program.
  • The restaurant’s specialty is the Hoi An Tasting Menu, offering typical historical Hoi An dishes.
  • Among different classic Vietnamese dishes, you can find Cao Lau (noodles with pork and herbs), and My Quang (noodles in pork and shrimp broth).
  • You can find various baguettes and sandwiches with chicken salad, BBQ pork or cheese.
  • You can dine here for about US$ 15 per person.

Baba’s Kitchen

Indian food lovers should try Baba’s Kitchen. On the vast menu you will find dozens of different dishes, each prepared by a skilled chef aiming to bring authentic Indian food to your table.

Location: 115, Phan Chu Trinh, Hoi An

Features and why we recommend it:

  • The restaurant, specializing in Indian food, is in the Old Town, close to the river and many shops.
  • The menu offers a wide range of appetizers, soups, salads, curries (chicken, shrimp, prawn, or mutton), with Tandoori-style. They also have many vegetarian dishes, such as veg masalas or veg curries.
  • The curries are their signature dishes: we recommend the Goa Fish Curry, made with fresh fish and a spicy sauce; and the Butter Chicken, with a mild tomato sauce.

Home Hoi An Vietnamese Restaurant

For authentic Vietnamese food, head to Home Hoi An. It is on the riverside, and it offers traditional Hoi An dishes at affordable prices. Its workers are amazingly welcoming and will assist you throughout your meal.

Location: 112 Nguyen Thai Hoc Street, Ancient Town Hoi An, Hoi An

Features and why we recommend it:

  • The restaurant offers authentic Vietnamese cuisine, and is located just a few meters from the river, right in the center of the Old Town.
  • Waiters will assist you through the dinner with detailed explanations of the dishes and the best way to eat them.
  • They use fresh seasonal ingredients to prepare authentic Hoi An food. Their signature dishes are Fried Wanton, Banh Dap (mashed rice pancakes), and Banh Vac (small dumplings dubbed “white roses”).
  • They have hot and cold appetizers, and dishes with fish, meat or vegetables.
  • You can dine here for about US$ 18 per person.
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Mango Mango

On the small island on the river running through the town you will find Mango Mango, which tries to give a new look to traditional dishes, with its amazing and experimental food made with local products.

Location: 45 Nguyen Phuc Chu, Hoi An

Features and why we recommend it:

  • The restaurant is on the small island on the river, which is full of restaurants, shops and nice walking streets.
  • You can book a table online: filling out the online form is easy and quick.
  • They use locally-produced ingredients. Their dishes are simple and excellent, traditional and experimental.
  • We recommend trying Buddha Boogies, seasonal vegetables sautéed with garlic and fresh herbs, served with feta cheese and tamarind sauce; or Miss Mango, a bowl of vermicelli noodles topped with crispy rolls, grilled pork, mango, and fresh herbs.
  • Prices range from US$ 20 to US$ 30 per person.

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