Hoi An is one of Vietnam’s most historic and well-preserved ancient towns. You can still see the mix of styles and eras in the city architecture that reflects its evolution, from Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings. You can spend hours discovering the character of Hoi An in its entirety. Now a hot spot for tourist businesses, travelers flock here for a unique cultural experience, the stunning beaches and of course the food! It is seriously one of our favorite places in Vietnam! To help you in planning your trip, here are our top picks for the best places to stay in Hoi An for hotels and hostels.
Best Budget Places to Stay in Hoi An
Thao Nguyen Phat Homestay
Near: Hoi An Historic Museum
Price Range: $8-15 a night
Located in rural Hoi An just outside of the center, Thao Nguyen Phat Homestay is a good budget choice for accommodation. Although a budget place, it by no means lacks on quality. Everything is kept clean and tidy, from the comfortable bedrooms and bathrooms to the homestay itself. Facilities include free use of bicycles and cooking classes if you request them! The bikes are a massive bonus as there is nothing better than biking around Hoi An. The location of the homestay is perfect as you’re only a cycle away from beautiful rice fields, the beach, restaurants, and bars. (Prices start at $8 a night for a standard double room)
Tipi Hostel Hoi An
Near: 6 minute walk from Old Town
Price Range: $7 a night
If you’re looking for a chilled, laid back hostel that isn’t too expensive, Tipi Hostel Hoi An is a great choice. Located a short walk away from the Old Town, the location of this hotel is unbeatable. Offering dorm rooms, single rooms, as well as budget double rooms this place comes well recommended.
Red House Homestay
Near: Hoi An Historic Museum
Price Range: $12-35 a night
Interested in shopping? Food? Beaches? Well, you can have it all at Red House Homestay! The location is great and within walking distance to the Hoi An markets and local bars. The rooms are clean and comfortable with huge beds, and a balcony overlooking the internal garden. If you’re not convinced yet, the homestay is known for its extremely happy and go-lucky staff who cook you amazing food! Expect them to go out of their way to cook whatever you might fancy (seriously, one guest had a pancake dinner!) and offer you fruit cocktails just to check that you’re okay. With friendly staff like this, who will most likely get you involved in karaoke night, your stay will be made! (Prices start at $12 a night for a standard double room with a balcony)
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Best Mid-Range Places to Stay in Hoi An
Thanh Van 1 Hotel
Near: Hoi An Ancient Town
Price Range: $30-60 a night
If you want to experience Hoi An’s past charm, stay at the Thanh Van 1 Hotel which is located in the Old Town. Just a walk away from An Bang Beach, you can have the best of everything. You can spend your days chilling in the pool, enjoying a meal at the on-site restaurant or having cocktails at the bar. If you’re feeling active, you can rent a bike and explore the backstreets of the Old Town. So many choices! The rooms are very colorful and modern, and breakfast changes every day with local and western choices. (Prices start at $30 a night for a standard double room)
Hoi An TNT Villa
Near: Japanese Covered Bridge
Price Range: $50-80 a night
Hoi An TNT Villa is a relatively new and stylish hotel that is very well maintained. All rooms are modernly furnished with a balcony overlooking the pool in the private courtyard. If you can tear yourself away from your room, a short walk will take you to the Old Village or the Japanese Bridge. The hotel is also across the street from a small supermarket which is really handy for emergency water or beer! (Prices start at $50 a night for a classic deluxe double/twin room)
Aurora Riverside Hotel & Villas
Near: Cua Dai Beach
Price Range: $35-100 a night
Ideally located between Cua Dai Beach and Hoi An Old Town, Aurora Riverside Hotel & Villas offers stunning views of the Coco River and Hoi An rice fields. This makes for great views of tropical gardens from your room! Rooms are oriental-style with wooden furnishings and a private balcony to enjoy the sweeping views. The hotel itself has a large with a newly refurbished pool and pool-side lounge areas. There is also a free bike rental or a shuttle to get around. Being slightly out of the center, Aurora Riverside is a small, quiet paradise! (Prices start at $35 a night for a superior double or twin room)
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Best Luxurious Places to Stay in Hoi An
Essence Hoi An Hotel & Spa
Near: Cam Pho Temple
Price Range: $98-230 a night
The 4-star Essence Hoi An Hotel & Spa is a luxury hotel just outside of the Old Town. The hotel offers endless facilities such as an outdoor pool, terrace and garden, a private beach, a spa, and wellness center and a gym. The theme of relaxation and luxury also extends to the rooms, where the wooden furnishings and soft colors set the right mood. The rooms also have an en-suite with a bathtub or rain shower and a private balcony where you can eat breakfast if you request it. Guests have raved about the breakfast which is always a good sign. (Prices start at $98 a night for a deluxe double/twin room)
Hoi An Beach Resort
Near: An Bang Beach
Price Range: $110-200 a night
Hoi An Beach Resort is nestled between Cua Dai Beach and the De Vong River. You could easily live in your own little bubble in this resort. It has everything from multiple outdoor pools, a spa, a restaurant and bar and beach bar, to cooking classes! If you ever want to leave the bubble, the beach is only a minute away and the hotel offers a free shuttle bus to the Old Town and An Bang Beach. The rooms here are huge, elegant and comfortable with private balconies overlooking the garden, river or sea. (Prices start at $110 a night for a deluxe double/twin room with a garden view)
Sunrise Premium Resort Hoi An
Near: Cua Dai Beach
Price Range: $165-1200 a night
Looking to escape the pace of Vietnam with a quiet, luxury stay in Hoi An? Then Sunrise Premium Resort is as grand as you can get. This modern and squeaky clean hotel is located right on the beach and offers all the facilities you would expect from a 5-star hotel. Dining options are endless depending on what you fancy and there are various bars to spend your evenings. The rooms and villas are very roomy with a bed so comfortable you won’t be able to get up. Did I also mention that you get WI-FI on the beach? Too cool. (Prices start at $165 a night for a deluxe double or twin room)
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