In a great location near Hanoi's Opera House, this famous French colonial-style hotel has enjoyed pride of place in the heart of Hanoi since 1901. With a long history of welcoming writers, heads of state and entrepreneurs alike, it's a setting of charm that combines contemporary comfort and the ambience of a bygone era.
Grand Luxury Room
Grand Luxury Rooms, meticulously designed in colonial style, are located in the historic Metropole Wing. The recently renovated Grand Luxury Rooms, measuring 37 square metres, feature French classical architecture blending with Vietnamese flair. Amenities include individual air-conditioning, natural wooden floor, Sofitel MyBed with queen-size or twin bed configuration, fantastic bathroom with separate shower unit, LCD flat-screen television with DVD-player, broadband Internet access, in-room safety box, and mini-bar with complimentary tea & coffee.
Luxury Rooms, meticulously designed in colonial style, are located in the historic Metropole Wing. The recently renovated Luxury Rooms, measuring 32 square metres, feature French classical architecture blending with Vietnamese flair. Amenities include individual air-conditioning, natural wooden floor, Sofitel MyBed with queen-size or twin bed configuration, bathtub & shower, LCD flat-screen television with DVD-player, broadband Internet access, in-room safety box, and mini-bar with complimentary tea & coffee.
Premium Rooms, meticulously designed in colonial style, are located in the Opera Wing. The recently renovated Premium Rooms, measuring 32 square metres, feature French neo-classical interior. Amenities include individual air-conditioning, natural wooden floor, Sofitel MyBed with queen-size or twin bed configuration, contemporary bathroom with bathtub & shower, LCD flat-screen television with DVD-player, broadband Internet access, in-room safety box, and mini-bar with complimentary tea & coffee.
At La Terrasse, inspired by the famous Parisian cafes, visitors are plunged into the heart of Hanoi's bustling urban life. Observing passers-by, reading the papers, sipping a glass of Perrier, time slips by imperceptibly. Cafe furniture, antique ceiling fans and the street life... a whiff of France wafting right in the heart of Vietnam.
Le Club Bar & Restaurant
Its reputation has spread well beyond the borders of Vietnam, and it is now an essential destination for Japanese visitors in particular.
The Gallic ambiance at the Club Bar varies according to the time of day. With live jazz in the evenings, guests sample exceptional grand crus or the ultimate classic cocktails.
And every day, between 3:00 and 6:00 pm, an irresistible chocolate buffet opens in the Club Bar. Praline, ganache, eclairs, mille-feuille pastries, chocolate fountain, a selection of every imaginable kind of French patisseries and delectable chocolate in every shapes and forms... Its reputation has spread well beyond the borders of Vietnam.
The Bamboo Bar with its local-style roof and wooden floor is an ideal spot to relax beside the delightful swimming pool with a refreshing cocktail. The casual setting of this poolside venue invites guests to unwind with the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi signature Graham Greene Martini. Adjacent to le Club, Bamboo Bar serves light snacks, gourmet ice creams, desserts, fruit juices, coffees, teas and refreshing cocktails.
La Boutique Du Metropole
Located between the both wings, overlooking the hotel courtyard, this luxury 45 square metre gift shop within the Phung Hieu street luxury shopping zone is open every day from 7.30am. to 9.30 pm. It provides a sumptuous selection of exquisite Vietnamese lacquered goods and pottery made by skilled local craftsmen... Besides gifts and souvenirs, La Boutique also offers a wide range of hand-tailored clothing, accessories, jewelry and linen.
L'Epicerie Du Metropole
Located on Ly Thai To Street, L'Epicerie du Metropole has been well-known to local customers and guests of the hotel for many years. As a place in which client could buy and enjoy different kinds of cakes, pastries, home made products as well as famous products originally imported from France, L'Epicerie is a habitual destination of gastronomes in the heart of capital.
The Chocolate Library
The CHOCOLATE LIBRARY is where you can indulge in the delectable chocolates of all shapes and sizes abound while discover the long history of this sweetness which dates back to 1900BC.
"The Library" was a common room in the 1900s household of the upper and middle classes. This was a room where intellectual conversations were made, a quiet space for reading & contemplation of the day's news events.
The library is open from 3 to 5.30pm every day at Le Club Bar.
Metropole Cooking Class
Hotel Metropole Hanoi's globally reputed cuisine was the starting point for opening the hotel school of cookery. Vietnamese cuisine was influenced by the long association of Vietnam with Chinese rule, French colonialism, the incursions of South-East Asia and its fierce individuality.
Veritable immersion in local culture, the experience starts with a stroll in the local market accompanied by the Spices Garden Chef, to discover Vietnamese ingredients, their flavours and their secrets. This is followed by a cookery demonstration in the hotel kitchen where everyone plays an active role. After class, lunch is served in the Spices Garden Vietnamese restaurant to sample the different dishes prepared during the demonstration.
There are several different themes on offer and programs are very flexible in order to adapt to guests' schedules.
Luxury Limousine Service
Discover the Hanoi of yesterday and today -in style. Imagine cruising down the city's tree-lined boulevards in a shiny vintage Citroen, BMW X5, BMW Series 5 or BMW Series 7. Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi's gracious fleet of luxury limousines will transform the way you and your guests experience Hanoi.
Le Spa du Metropole
The Metropole's latest addition, Le Spa is one of the essential features of a Sofitel Legend today. Veritable antidote to frenetic urban agitation, the stress of daily life or a long voyage, Le Spa is a sanctuary dedicated to well-being, disconnected from the outside world, ideal for recharging body and soul.
Opened in July 2009, Le Spa du Metropole is a tastefully decorated slice of heaven, one that welcomes guests to royal spa treatment and respite from the grueling workday. Located in the centre of the hotel, Le Spa combines the relaxing atmosphere of a select luxury hotel, and the practical amenities of city life. In about 400 square metre space, Le Spa offers 2 therapy booths, 2 thematic spa suites for couples, 4 individually designed spa suites, one foot massage booth, a humid zone with steam bath, sauna and showers, a relaxation room, hall and reception. The treatments combine ancient beauty secrets and holistic rituals from the East, artfully blended with contemporary methods of the West, using Clarins and Ytsara spa products complemented by exclusive oil blends created by Laurent Severac, a French renowned parfumer. Specially, Ytsara is only used in 5 star hotel and luxury spa in Asia. And therapists of ACCOR also invented 7 exclusive spa treatments which will give you the unparallel tranquility and a luxurious experience that is uniquely Metropole. Well-being cocktails and delicious spa cuisine are also available. A combination of spa treatments and healthy cuisine to rediscover harmony.
Come experience the soothing sounds, rejuvenating aromas, and relaxing touches of Le Spa du Metropole, a sanctuary disconnected from the outside world-perfect for recharging the mind, body and soul. Let the journey begin!
The So FIT by Sofitel centre in the hotel's inner garden, directly accessible from the pool, has been completely redesigned to become the primary luxury fitness centre in Vietnam.
The So FIT area has been completely revamped to become the n 1 Luxury fitness centre in Vietnam, exclusively reserved for hotel guests. The Metropole specially ordered Life Fitness bikes and Lifestride advanced cardiovascular equipment in addition to running treadmill, elliptical bikes and step machines. Each machine is equipped with its own LCD television allowing the guest to exercise while watching the news or favourite tv program. Personal training services are available from So FIT staff.
Renowned for its exquisite French cuisine - perfectly crafted in both flavour and presentation - multi-award winning Le Beaulieu has for over a century been the venue of dazzling soirees and sublime Sunday brunches. Wine connoisseurs will find pleasure in Le Beaulieu's impressive wine list featuring selections by our passionate Head Sommelier.
One hundred years old like the hotel, this mythical dining destination frequented by war correspondents (Graham Greene, Lucien Bodart...) and also politicians, entrepreneurs and diplomats is directed by head chef Nicholas Shadbolt. The decor is a unique Sofitel blend of Indochinese ambiance and French sophistication: marble and wooden parquet floors, large windows overlooking the street, soft breeze wafting from the ceiling fans, lit by chandeliers at nightfall... One of the finest wine cellars in Hanoi, housing over 100 grands crus, excellent champagne and vintage French and New World wines, a symbol of French heritage.
Vietnamese culinary tradition redefined with French flair. Enjoy views of the lush gardens courtyard and swimming pool. Embark on an adventure of the palette with the exotic flavours of Hanoi's bustling cuisine, with "pho" noodle soup, tender spicy barbequed pork and the freshest of garden vegetables, spices and herbs.
Chef Van, who has been working in The Metropole kitchens for 17 years and familiar with all the secrets of traditional Vietnamese recipes, such as Pho, the very popular Vietnamese soup that one can buy from vendors on every street corner in Hanoi. Every lunch, there is a spectacular buffet: overflowing with a multitude of entrees and main courses. With cutting edge decor, candy colours and new veranda, dinner at the Spices Garden is a whole new experience, revealing the many different facets of Vietnamese cuisine and its finest specialties from both North and South. Spring rolls from the north, prawns with lemongrass from Hue region, Saigon chicken, plus an infinite variety of ways of preparing beef including a recipe formerly used for cooking tiger meat. Utterly unique, from its decor to the quality of the cuisine, this restaurant astonishes even Vietnamese guests.
The concept of "wining and dining" comes to life at Hanoi's most chic Italian restaurant and lounge. With avant-garde design, a "who's who" guest list, live DJ music and a wine cellar filled with rare vintages and top-shelf labels, Angelina is the venue for sumptuous cuisine, champagne cocktails, and evening soirees to remembered.
Angelina at the Hotel Metropole Hanoi has recruited one of Macao's finest Italian chefs, Ivan Negro, to supply some panache to the city's Italian aspirations. More than just a restaurant, Angelina is Hanoi's hip hotspot! Where all Hanoi meets up to sample wine, Italian spirits, new and original cocktails, martinis and rare cigars. Often a crowd of over 100 people gather outside on the pavement to wait for a table, an eclectic population, a cross-section of society including travellers of all nationalities, officials and local celebrities, Hanoi's most fashionable hairdresser, the deputy director of the hotel... No two nights are ever the same at Angelina -it's all about spontaneity. This Italian restaurant and wine bar is now the place to be in Hanoi for anyone who looking for an exceptional wining and dining experience with creative conceptual cuisine. Colourful and attractive, the food is a reflection of the setting.
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