The Metropole is an award-winning French colonial-style hotel located in the heart of Hanoi. The first Sofitel Legend property offers 364 rooms & suites, complemented by a choice of three restaurants (French, Vietnamese and Italian), three bars, seven function rooms, a heated swimming pool, health club, the luxurious Le Spa du Metropole, complimentary wifi and for hotel guests a daily tour of the recently opened war-time bomb shelter and Path of History guided by hotel’s Ambassador of History.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is a 5 star historic luxury hotel built in 1901 in the French colonial style. It is located at 15 Ngo Quyen Street in Hanoi, Vietnam. The hotel has a rich history and a century long tradition of welcoming ambassadors, writers, heads of state and entertainers including Charlie Chaplin, Jane Fonda, George H. W. Bush, François Mitterrand, Isabelle de Valvert, Jacques Chirac, etc.
Sofitel Metropole has been chosen to be the Best hotel in Vietnam and one of the only two from this country entering Best hotels throughout the World by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine (2007).
Located in Hanoi’s French Quarter, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi is a 10-minute walk from Hanoi’s bustling Old Quarter, a must-see destination for history buffs. Be sure to visit Ladder Street, Huyen Thien Pagoda, and the Old City Gate, built in 1010. The hotel is about 20 miles from Noi Bai airport. To get there, take a taxi or call the hotel in advance and book a private car to come and pick you up.