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Where to Stay in Hoi An

Where to Stay in Hoi An

Stay in Old Town, near the beach or in the countryside?

It is hard to find a place that offers all for a trip: a busy tourist Centre, beachfront serenity, and rustic rural settings- But Hoi An does. It is the reason why Hoi An is always on the must-see list of all travellers. However, where to stay in Hoi An: In the old town, in the countryside or in the beach is the million question! Knowing very well that most visitors only have 2-4 days in this UNESCO World Heritage Site, so deep understanding about this area plays a key factor in making hotel decision

Background information about hotels in Hoi An

Accommodation is one of important factor making Hoi An become winner of the list best city in the world. Most hotel in Hoi An offer the large room, big window, swimming pool or even some special complimentary service like cycling or cooking class with so much cheap price compare with hotels in other city: Hanoi or Ho Chi Minh. Generally, Hoi An is devided into three keys area: Hoi An’s Old Town, the nearby beaches, and the surrounding countryside. If you have unlimited amount of time, it would be good to stay in all these three areas, because all of them are perfect. But if you have to make decision which one stay, we will provide all information

In general, no matter which area you stay, you also can enjoy all Hoi An because the distance from the Old Town to the beach is only 10 minutes by taxi, and the quite countryside is in between. Additionally, there is a range of accommodation types in each area that suit all options: family, honeymooner, backpacker, luxury, and budget.

Staying in the Old Town

In reality, there is no hotel located in the area of Hoi An Old Town, however, choosing the one nearby with some minutes walking to the Centre of Hoi An is an ideal.

Why choosing the hotel in Old Town?

Hoi An is well-know with its charming, yellow-walled ancient town, this old world port attracts thousands of visitors per day. If you are the fan of architecture, history, tradition, food and shopping, as well as this is your first time in Hoi An- so a hotel located in the edge of Hoi An is your best choice

- Staying on the edges of the town means you will not need the taxis, just passing the short bridge then you are in the Old Town 

- Experience the real life of Hoi An all time of the day. You can come to Hoi An Central Market to watch city come to life, slowly walk to old houses, museums, or any famous destination to understand their history and architecture, see the lanterns light up in the evening and overlook the Thu Bon river before wander back to your hotel. Because the location allows you to maximise your holiday time

- When you stay close to the old town, food choices are endless, you can try the cuisine multiple times perday, right at your fingertips

- You will be spoiled with shopping, you can stop at any shop, buy as much as you can then bring them back to the hotel to free your arm, then back shopping again

If choosing the hotels located in the old town, you will have less time to relax on the beach or enjoy the Vietnam countryside landscape, however, the Old Town always attracts people who interested in discovery, activity especially in the winter time when beach relaxation is of less interesting

Some tips to make your choice is more perfect

In the time of high reason ( December), Hoi An may be overload by tourists, so if you looking for a more relax vibe, the hotel in the old town is not for you. Additionally, most hotels in this area are under the risk of flooding in the rain season ( from Oct to Dec), so please consider if you would like to stay at the riverfront hotel

Some high recommended hotels located in the old town

Staying near the beach

If you love beaches and that’s your thing, you can certainly make your Hoian stay into a beach vacation

Why choosing beach accommodation in Hoian?

Some real negatives of staying near the beach

Stay in the rural area of Hoi An

Why choosing the accommodation in the countryside area?

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Most travellers will rate Hoi An close to the top of their list of places to visit in Vietnam. It’s a perfect combination of history, architecture, cuisine and beaches. And then there’s the shopping.

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Most travellers will rate Hoi An close to the top of their list of places to visit in Vietnam. It’s a perfect combination of history, architecture, cuisine and beaches. And then there’s the shopping.

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Most travellers will rate Hoi An close to the top of their list of places to visit in Vietnam. It’s a perfect combination of history, architecture, cuisine and beaches. And then there’s the shopping.