Vietnam’s two hotels awarded by US prestigious magazines

The 111-year-old Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi and the Park Hyatt Saigon have just received various awards selected by two prestigious magazines Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards 2013 and Travel + Leisure Magazine’s 2013 compendium of the top-rated 500 hotels around the globe.

The Readers’ Choice Awards polled responses from nearly 47,000 readers who rated resorts and hotels on a five-point scale across five standards such as cuisine, position, architecture space, room design and service quality via a secure website.

The country can now lay claim to one of the top-three hotels in Southeast Asia, two of Asia’s top 15 resorts and one of Asia's top 10 cities as its Sofitel Metropole Hanoi ranked 3rd among the top 20 hotels in Southeast Asia; the Park Hyatt Saigon and the Sheraton Saigon also scored top-20 finishes on the same list.

Life Heritage Resort Hoi An and The Nam Hai were chosen by voters as two of the Top 15 Resorts in Asia, placing 9th and 14th on the list, respectively.

The old town of Hoi An made its first appearance as one of Asia’s Top 10 cities, joining the ranks of destinations such as Bangkok, Hong Kong and Kyoto.

By Mai An – Translated by Uyen Phuong

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