Hotel de l'Opera

Hanoi, Vietnam

At a Glance

  • Centrally located in Hanoi's Hoan Kiem District

  • Quirky boutique design; the property feels smaller than its 101 rooms

  • Offers value for money

  • Good facilities, with a range of restaurants and bars and an indoor pool

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The best time to visit Hanoi is from February to April and September to November avoiding the heat and the rain. The official peak season in Vietnam is from September to April as these months see the least rain. December to February are the cooler months. May to September is the rainy season with the most rain failing in July and August and typhoons are possible.

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After a long day on your feet doing tours around why city why not give them a well earned break and treat yourself to a foot massage at the Sante Spa!

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Description

Located within walking distance to the Opera House, Old Quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake, Hotel de l'Opera is perfectly positioned in Hanoi to enjoy all the highlights. The decor of the hotel, mirroring the Opera, is theatrical in style.

Hotel del'Opera has a prime location in the centre of Hanoi within throwing distance to an abundance of attractions. This boutique property has just over 100 rooms providing an intimate atmosphere. The decor of the property is perfectly inline with its location with rich, luxurious fabrics and bright, bold colours.

Each of the 107 rooms is individually decorated and designed to reflect the theme of Opera, bringing the unique atmosphere to life. Rooms range from Deluxe which are generously proportioned with large high beds to Suites which offer the most space with welcoming living areas in which to relax. Every room comes equipped with a large and spacious bathroom to complete the opulent experience.

There are two restaurants at Hotel del'Opera which provide a combination of international and Vietnamese cuisine. Cafe Lautrec provides an all day dining menu whilst Satine offers local Vietnamese cuisine and highlights local favourites. For a pre or post dinner drink, the small but beautifully formed bar, La Fee Verte is a fantastic bolt hole in the hotel.

There is a small indoor swimming pool which leads onto an open air terrace and gym. To relax further there is also a small spa and sauna.

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Accommodation

There are 107 rooms which are divided into rooms and suites. Deluxe Rooms are the lead in and offer views over the city, opera house or courtyard. The Grand Deluxe Rooms are a slight step above offering more living space and a wider range of facilities including a mini-bar. Suites offer the most space with welcoming living areas in which to relax. Every room comes equipped with a large and spacious bathroom to complete the opulent experience.

Childcare

Children are welcomed at Hotel del'Opera but please be aware there are no specific facilities for children.

Facilities

There are four restaurants and bars at Hotel de l'Opera. Café Lautrec offers a brasserie-style dining, whilst Satine offers a more modern menu in the central atrium. La fée verte is a chic bar which takes its inspiration from the 1920s and the hallucinatory absinthe drink is a great place for a cocktail in the evenig. Finally, the Bauderlaire offers an opening dining experience taking in some of Hanoi's highlights.

Activities

When not exploring the best of Hanoi guests can relax by the pool, keep active in the fitness centre or unwind with a treatment at Hotel de l'Opera's Sante Spa. Located on the third floor, it's open daily for guests' exclusive use.

Experiences

  • Day in the Life of a Local Hanoian

    Spend the morning exploring Hanoi like a true local, doing as Hanoians do. Get under the skin of the city as you visit local neighbourhood hotspots, markets and coffee shops providing a true flavour of life in the Hanoi.

  • Half Day City Tour of Hanoi

    Start this fascinating historical tour at Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum, an imposing monument lavishly built using marble and granite, and where the preserved body of 'Uncle Ho' resides. You will then visit Ho Chi Minh's House, where he lived and worked.

  • Hanoi by Cyclo

    This fun but fascinating half day tour takes in some of the key historical sites of Hanoi, as well as the city's famous Old Quarter. Travelling by cyclo allows you to experience the hustle and bustle up close and soak up the city's wonderful atmosphere.

  • Hanoi by Jeep

    From yellow hued crumbling colonial architecture to chic cafes, and from exuberant markets to buzzing motorbikes, Hanoi really is something else. Explore one of our favourite cities by jeep, completely in keeping with Hanoi's past.

  • Hanoi Street Eats After Dark

    Discover local Hanoian street food culture on this evening food tour. Enjoy an evening stroll with a private guide through the streets of Hanoi sampling an array of local dishes.

  • Hanoi Street Food Experience

    Eating on the street is a very typical activity for Hanoians and makes up an important part of the city’s unique culture. Enjoy strolling the bustling alleys and streets and savour regional specialties in favourite local spots.

  • Hanoi Water Puppet Show

    Early this evening, visit the public theatre in Hanoi to enjoy a traditional water puppet performance. This art form is uniquely northern Vietnamese giving a lovely insight into the region's culture.

  • Insight into a Veteran's Experience of American / Vietnam War

    Today take the chance to explore Hanoi's part in the American / Vietnam War with a veteran who was a soldier during the war from 1970-1975.

  • Uncover Hidden Hanoi

    Explore Hanoi as a local through the small alleyways, local markets ending with a meal in a restaurant that transports you back to the 1970s.

  • Visit an artist's home in Hanoi

    Visit the home and studio of Mr Phuong Vu Manh, a Vietnamese artist whom graduated from the College of Culture and Art with a major in painting and drawing. Enjoy learning some basic techniques of painting with a face or body session.

  • Water Puppet Show at Dao Thuc

    Completely unique to Vietnam, water puppetry is a wonderful example of this country’s vibrant cultural heritage. During this exclusive experience, you will meet one of the country's best puppet artisans and enjoy a private 30-minute show.

Holiday Ideas

  • Culinary Vietnam

    Hanoi, Halong Bay, Hoi An, Ho Chi Minh City

    from £3000 pp inc flights & transfers for 8 nights

    • A unique itinerary combining city stops, cultural experiences, stunning scenery and a tight focus on finding new culinary delights.
    • Enjoy the hotspots of Vietnam and soak up the history and culture of this wonderful country while indulging in some delicious local food and drink.
    • Two city stops are perfectly balanced by a blissful night among the scenery of Halong Bay, and a short break in the UNESCO World Heritage town of Hoi An on the central coast.
  • Honeymoon to Cambodia and Vietnam

    Siem Reap, Da Nang, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Phu Quoc, Ho Chi Minh City

    from £5900 pp inc flights & transfers for 15 nights

    • What better way to start your honeymoon than by exploring the ruins of the world-famous Angkor temples together, and watching the sun rise over Angkor Wat.
    • Hoi An on Vietnam's central coast is a gorgeous UNESCO World Heritage town and is very romantic and atmospheric with little riverside restaurants, tiny alleys to explore and paper lanterns adorning the streets.
    • Hanoi is the quaint capital of Vietnam, a world away from the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, the largest city in Vietnam in the south. You'll love wandering the streets in the Old Quarter and finding the best egg-coffee in town!

Location & directions

Hanoi, Vietnam

Hotel de l'Opera is centrally located in Hanoi and just a short walk from the Opera House, Hoan Kiem Lake and the Old Quarter of Hanoi.

How to get there

15-hour international flight (one change) to Hanoi's Noi Bai International Airport. Hotel de l'Opera is 50-minutes from the airport.

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