One of the main highlights of our trip to Vietnam was visiting Hue.  It’s a popular destination in Vietnam because of all of its cultural and historical sights, which kept us busy during our time there.  We stayed at the Vinpearl Hotel and coming back after a long day of exploring was delightful.  I only ever review hotels when I feel like there’s actually something to write home about, which is exactly why I’m writing this one.  We had a wonderful stay so in the spirit of sharing the knowledge read on to find out why I recommend the Vinpearl. 

As the tallest building in Hue, the Vinpearl is a bit of a landmark.  From your room you can enjoy the best views of Hue and beyond.  We were lucky to have a room on the 32nd floor, right at the very top, with wraparound full-length windows.  Admiring the city on-high during different times of the day was something we really enjoyed.  

The rooms feature everything that you would expect from a luxury hotel and are ultra-modern, especially considering the hotel itself is only a couple of years old.  The bathrooms are done in full marble and feature a tub and monsoon shower, which we made good use of.  There’s a large flatscreen TV (which we didn’t use once) and a super comfortable bed. 

Matcha green tea everything!  Hold the cream though. 

We also ended up ordering a lot of room service as the food at the hotel was delicious and we did struggle to find restaurants that were to our taste in the local area.  In fact, the hotel has everything you need under one roof, including three restaurants, a swimming pool with amazing city views, along with an incredibly well-equipped spa and gym.  I’m not usually one to hole up in a hotel but as I mentioned in my previous blogpost, the roads in Vietnam did scare me a bit, so we didn’t go out on foot after dark very much.

Amazing view from our room – you could literally see for miles.

Did I mention there’s also an open-air sky bar at the Vinpearl?  We went on our final night in Hue and it was a real highlight.  We also had a special dinner at the Prime restaurant, which also features panoramic views.  The food was stunning, so it’s worth checking out even if you are not staying at the hotel.

I’d like to say a big thank you for the Vinpearl Hue for such a wonderful stay – what really made it for us were the warm and welcoming staff who went above and beyond.  If I return to Hue in the future I’ll definitely want to stay there again.  There are several other Vinpearl properties across Vietnam (which I’ve not stayed at) however, the Vinpearl is definitely the place to stay if you visit Hue.

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