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Customer Travel Tips for Hanoi

83% Avg. city rating Rated by 1031 customers

Activities / excursions 87%

Restaurants / eating out 89%

Shopping 82%

Chilling out / relaxing 77%

Getting around / public transport 76%

Sightseeing 85%

Culture 89%

Nightlife / partying 79%

Value for money 88%

Customer Travel Tips for Hanoi

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91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


23 Jan 2019

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: avoid scammed taxies

Liked: Like the old aspects of the city

Disliked: noise

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


27 Nov 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Just walk the city, take some buses.

Liked: The feel of the city and the food. Massages (REAL massages) are cheap and readily available.

Disliked: Nothing that cannot be attributed to my preference of climate.

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


07 Oct 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Spend more time to go around the Old quarter and taste the wonderful Hanoi street food

Liked: Love it's beauty with the friendly Hanoi people

Disliked: No

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
73% Avg. rating


11 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Walking around all the areas of Hanoi to see how different they are. Eat local food in the little restaurants/bars next to the street were you only see Asian people eating (very cheap and authentic food!)

Liked: The food, real Vietnamese athmosphere in old quarter.

Disliked: The athmosphere is chaotic and busy, so not good if you expect a relaxing holiday. The halong bay tour we booked was good (Friends Inn &Travel), But the hiking tour in Cat Ba was very exhausting (guide didnt Tell us, you need to be a good hiker!)

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


03 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Explore on foot and cross the big road to the river. Real local neighbourhood

Liked: Interesting city with lots to do

Disliked: Shuts early

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
73% Avg. rating


25 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Keep calm and enjoy!

Liked: Food, Coffee, Atmosphere

Disliked: Traffic

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 40%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


22 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Family Holiday Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Use the local bus, easy to use and gives a fantastic taste of life outside the city

Liked: So much culture and atmosphere

Disliked: Nothing

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


15 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Check out the opening hours of certain places when planning your trip. Ho Chi Minh mausoleum for example opens only for 4-5 hours per day

Liked: Lively

Disliked: Nothing

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


14 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Shopping Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: best place in Vietnam, must travel here!

Liked: everything

Disliked: nothing

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


23 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: n/a

Liked: n/a

Disliked: n/a

64% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
64% Avg. rating


21 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: None

Liked: The culture

Disliked: The traffic

98% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


11 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year City break

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Eat more

Liked: Good food Nice people Beautiful nature

Disliked: Pay more than local in one of the restaurant (scam)

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 100%
82% Avg. rating


03 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: sapa

Liked: most things

Disliked: traffic

58% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
58% Avg. rating


02 Jan 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Market

Liked: Price

Disliked: Kaos in street

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


02 Dec 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Culture, sightseeing, food, bia hoi corners

Liked: The Old Quarter, the lake around this quarter, and some other interesting buildings and temples

Disliked: The traffic jam

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


15 Oct 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Avoid restauranst teaste the truth food at streets. Use at once bike to fill street bit

Liked: Culture, street food, people, bikes

Disliked: Noise some times

24% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 20%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
24% Avg. rating


19 Sep 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: verify the price every time before buying or receiving services. some Vietnamese do not answer it for rip-off, if not, ask persistently till you got the price. if you have eaten or received services without getting the price, they will definitely overcharge you 3-20 times or more. do not hail a cab or bike taxi that stick around the tourist area(fixed-price rip off or turbo meter, or go around different direction).

Liked: can stay cheaply if you avoid rip-off

Disliked: rip-off after rip-off, Local people who lack sense of sympathy for the others (for other Vietnamese or for foreigners)

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
78% Avg. rating


18 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: Try the local food and hang out in the area near Hoan Kiem lake, near the St Joseph Cathedral - nice bars and restaurants.

Liked: Had a nice charm about it, an interesting city to hang out in. Great food and market shopping.

Disliked: Very busy and humid. Traffic on the streets sometimes a bit too much.

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


12 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Relaxation / spa Shopping

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: ok

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Disliked: .

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83% Avg. city rating Rated by 1031 customers

Activities / excursions 87%

Restaurants / eating out 89%

Shopping 82%

Chilling out / relaxing 77%

Getting around / public transport 76%

Sightseeing 85%

Culture 89%

Nightlife / partying 79%

Value for money 88%

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