May De Ville Hotel, Hanoi - review by Rusty Compass
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May De Ville Hotel, Hanoi

| 12 Aug 2015
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May De Ville Hotel, Hanoi
43 Gia Ngu Street Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi
+84 4 39335688

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Price guide: From around US$50

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12 Aug 2015

Recently expanded to 96 rooms, the May De Ville is a popular hotel very close by Hoan Kiem Lake in the old quarter. It’s friendly, with tasteful decor and a good location for travellers.

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Location

In the Old Quarter close by Hoan Kiem Lake as well the nightlife of Beer Corner and Ta Hien St. Great access to everything on foot.


Review

May De Ville  is another of the cloned boutique hotels that now dominate Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

The formula is simple - classic white exterior, tasteful, simple, modern rooms and friendly staff. These are nice places to stay, though prices here have been creeping up, so shop around.

Avoid lead-in category rooms (superior) which are on the tight side and windowless. They’re also on the expensive side. Deluxe rooms at 25sqm have more space - but again, shop around.

There’s now a pool on the rooftop (it was closed for maintenance during our most recent visit in July 2015) - which has views across the fast changing old quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake.

Make sure you check the address since to maximise confusion, the owners have several Hanoi hotels with the same name.


Brief
Free wifi, breakfast, bar, rooftop pool


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