Built in 1901, the hotel retains an air of colonial style and sophistication, yet with the pleasing introduction of modern facilities and technology.
The Sofitel Legend Metropole is one of the truly great grand hotels of the region. Totally luxurious in an elegant French colonial style.
Located in the heart of the French Quarter, just a few minutes walk to the famous Hanoi opera house, and 5 minutes to the bustling lanes of the Old Quarter. The airport is 45 minutes away
Sofitel Legend Metropole has a total of 364 rooms and suites.
All are beautifully designed and spacious. In the Older Historical wing, you have a selection of 109 Luxury rooms, Larger Grand Luxury and a spectacular Legendary Suite.
In the newer Neo-Classical Opera Wing, you have a further selection of 255 Premium, Grand Premium and Prestige suites.
Swimming pool (heated in the colder winter months), spa, health club several superb restaurants, piano bar.
Built in 1901, the hotel retains an air of colonial style and sophistication, yet with the pleasing introduction of modern facilities and technology. Sofitel Legend Metropole is expensive, most certainly, but always in demand.
Spend of few minutes in the lobby museum just reading about the history of the building and how it has evolved, and then check out the impressive roll call of the VIP’s and celebrities who have graced the hotel over the years.
Even if you choose not to stay, make time to visit and maybe have lunch at one of the famous restaurants.
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