Wondering where to stay in Hoi An? The good news is, there are hundreds of hotels and hostels in Hoi An. The bad news? It’s so hard to choose! Here are our picks of the best hotels in Hoi An, Vietnam for all budgets.
Hoi An, Vietnam may just be the most charming city in South East Asia. The narrow streets and buildings of the ancient city provide endless diversions for the traveller who likes to walk and wander, while the restaurants and bars are varied and delicious.
In fact, we like it so much that we are currently staying in Hoi An for two months to catch up on work and enjoy the wonderfully laid-back way of life.
There are so many places to stay in Hoi An that figuring out which hotel to choose can take hours. Lucky for you, we’ve already spent ages doing the research and staying in lots of different places in the city. These are the places we would recommend for every budget.
Here’s your shortcut to discovering…
The Best Places to Stay in Hoi An, Vietnam
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Prices are approximate and subject to change. Ratings and all pictures are from Booking.com.
Best Hostels in Hoi An
Rating 8.8, $9 single bed in dorm, $18 double room, breakfast included
We stayed here and liked it. This friendly hostel is in a great location just steps from Minh Hien, our favourite vegetarian restaurant in town. This hostel is a great place for meeting backpackers and other travellers and is my pick for one of the best hostels in Hoi An.
My only complaint was the lack of privacy in the dorm room, which just had three single beds squeezed in side-by-side. I would have preferred a little more space or a few curtains to divide the room a bit!
Co Hoa Homestay
Rating 8.8, $9 single bed in dorm, $18 double room, breakfast included
Co Hoa Homestay is located in the beautiful countryside, alongside picturesque rice fields. It’s only 2 km outside of the main tourist area of Hoi An and only 1 km away from the beach. The hostel provides free bicycles so you can reach everything you need around you with ease.
The owners at Co How are very warm, friendly and welcoming and go to their extra effort to put you at ease during your stay. The hostel is very clean and has a beautiful garden and a lovely terrace where you can enjoy a huge fresh breakfast each morning.
Bougain Villeas Homestay
Rating 9.1, $11 double room, breakfast included
Bougain Villeas Homestay is on the island of Thanh Nam fishing village, where you can experience staying in a traditional Vietnamese neighbourhood. It’s located just 1 km from Hoi An centre and they provide you with free bicycles.
You can reach all of the tourist attractions in 10 minutes on a bike (or a 20-minute walk) and it’s a 30-minute bike ride to the nearest beach. The hosts are genuine and friendly people. At Bougain Villeas, you can expect to be greeted with fresh smoothies and wake up to a delicious daily home cooked breakfast including a variety of fresh fruits. The rooms are clean and spacious with all of the amenities you need for your stay.
Best Budget Hotels in Hoi An
Rating 9.7, $17 double room, great breakfast included
We stayed here and loved it! We discovered the Vinstar because it was in the same neighbourhood as The Volar, where we stayed for almost a week. I knew immediately that I wanted to stay at the Vinstar for a night, just to try it out. I’m so glad we did!
This is one of the best places I’ve ever stayed in Vietnam. Spotlessly clean, super quiet, comfy beds in friendly rooms, and with the best rental bicycles in town, the Vinstar is a notch above other places in this price range.
The family who owns the Vinstar are exceptionally warm, friendly, and helpful, too. Oh, and breakfast was delicious!
Rating 9.3, $21 double room, good breakfast included
We stayed here and really liked it! On our most recent trip to Hoi An, where I’m currently writing this, we decided to rent an apartment and stay for two months. While searching for our home, we stayed at the Volar for a week – it started to feel a little like home.
The staff here are super-friendly and fluent in English, so we always felt really welcome when we returned. It’s not really a homestay, but after a few days it did feel like home! They also went above and beyond, receiving some packages for us, even after we’d already checked out!
Our room had a balcony overlooking the pool, was extra-large, very clean, and with a nice comfy bed. It’s on a quiet street, so there wasn’t even any need for earplugs at night!
Rating 9.1, $25-30 for a double, breakfast included, swimming pool
If you’re in town during a heat wave, then grab a room at this Hoi An boutique hotel where you can cool off in the outdoor pool or just enjoy a poolside cocktail.
It’s about a 20-minute walk from the Ancient Town but there are local food stalls nearby and rental bikes available. Just 2km from the beach, The Prince Hotel is perfectly placed for a quick bike ride for a day by the sea.
Mama’s House Hoi An Homestay
Rating 9.7, $12-19 double room with balcony, breakfast included
Mama’s house is located within 2 km of Thanh Ha Village. It’s a 10–15 minute cycle from Hoi An Central and free bikes are provided. Enjoy the beautiful, peaceful surroundings and only enter the tourist madness when you want to. The homestay is also only 1 km away from a traditional local neighbourhood, where you can mingle with locals and dine at non-touristy restaurants.
The owner, ‘Mama’, is kind and caring and happily shares her great local knowledge of everything in Hoi An, from foods to trips and directions for places to visit. If you’re looking for a simple homestay in a quiet location at an excellent price, Mama’s House may be the place for you.
Coconut Garden Homestay
Rating 9.8, $14-30 double Room with balcony, breakfast included
Coconut Garden Homestay is also 2 km away from the Old Town, a 10–15 minute scenic bike ride away (bikes provided). They also rent motorbikes at a very low cost, giving you the option to explore Marble Mountain and An Bang Beach on your own terms.
The welcoming homestay has a fairytale garden and is in a quiet local’s area. The rooms are large and clean, each with a balcony and a view of the garden or lake.
The host is super helpful with recommendations of things to do around the town, and they also provide pickup from Da Nang airport.
Best Boutique & Mid-Range Hotels
Yen Villa Hoi An
Rating 9.6, $28-34 king/triple room, breakfast included, swimming pool
Yen Villa is a charming, modern property only a 7–minute walk away from the Old Town of Hoi An. The rooms are modern, spacious and clean, allowing you a touch of luxury in a peaceful, local neighbourhood.
They have a large, clean pool and a tranquil garden with tropical fruit trees. The owners are incredibly helpful and caring, and are even happy to help out with recommendations and bookings for your next destination. Though everything is in quick walking distance, they do also provide free bicycles should you want to explore further afield.
Pomelo Garden Boutique Villa
Rating 9.7, $37-45 deluxe double room, breakfast included, swimming pool
Pomelo Garden Boutique Villa is just 500 m from Ba Le Market and 2 km from Hoi An city centre (a 10-minute taxi ride or 15–20 minutes on the free bicycles provided). Surrounded by tropical greenery, you can expect to have a peaceful and picturesque stay.
Each bungalow has a view of the lake, river, pool or gardens and is fitted with a terrace and outdoor seating area. For lunch and dinner, you’ll find nearby local restaurants and cafes away from the tourist centre, if you don’t feel like going into town.
The hosts are absolutely exceptional and they provide a wonderful choice of breakfast, with the owner’s wife even making delicious fresh jams.
Best Luxury Hotels
Hoi An Four Seasons Villa
Rating 9.5, $39-72 superior double room, breakfast included, swimming pool
Hoi An Four Seasons Villa is set among rice fields about 1 km from the Old Town. It’s an easy walk, or you can enjoy the ride with their free bicycles.
They have a beautiful outdoor pool with a tranquil view of the rice fields, where you’ll see water buffalo, geese and other wildlife pass by. There are also spa facilities and massage options available should you want to treat yourself during your stay.
Each room is spotlessly clean and includes a patio with views of the mountains, lake, pool or gardens with a truly tranquil feel. The staff are proactive and are happy to help you out with honest and authentic recommendations to make your stay the best it can possibly be.
La Siesta Hoi An Resort & Spa
Rating 9.4, $65-85 for a double, $145 for suite with pool view, breakfast included, swimming pool
Just 500 metres from Hoi An Ancient town, Essence Hoi An provides luxury in a setting so peaceful you may never want to leave the hotel. When it’s time to hop out of the pool and go explore, the staff will undoubtedly arrange everything for you.
Lasenta Boutique Hotel Hoi An
Rating 9.3, $63 superior double room, breakfast included, swimming pool
Just 1 km from Hoi An Ancient Town and 3 km from An Bang Beach, La Senta offers excellent value for money in Hoi An. The expansive rooms are elegantly furnished, with luxurious bedding and a warm twist on Scandinavian design.
The gorgeous pool offers sweeping views of verdant green rice fields and the dining room offers exception breakfasts.
Should you be able to drag yourself away from the pool, free bikes are waiting for an almost effortless ride into town or an adventure to the beach. Staff are exception and will go out of their way to ensure your stay is extra special.
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