Da Nang is one of the most fascinating cities in all of Vietnam. The city has great beaches, vibrant nightlife and world class cuisine. In addition Da Nang is a good base for exploring other nearby destinations such as Hue and Hoi An.
But choosing where to stay in a new city can be challenging. And this is especially true for Da Nang where the quality of the hotels could vary a lot. Sadly I heard stories of people who stayed in bad hotels far away from the beach or the city center.
But the good news is that I can help you. I have lived in Vietnam since April 2016, and I have helped many friends finding great accommodations. And to be able to help as many people as possible I compiled all my knowledge into this handy guide.
Let’s dive right in!
Where To Stay In Da Nang Vietnam
Most visitors to Da Nang will stay in the city center or in the beach area.
- If you plan to soak up some sun you should stay close to the beach. This area also has most of the cities budget accommodations.
- The city center has more options for those who wish to spend more on their accommodations. Here you also find the best restaurants and nightlife.
As you can see I divided the hotels into 7 different categories. This is done to be able to accommodate as many budgets as possible. Hence I hope my guide will be helpful to everyone, no matter if you are a budget traveler, a middle-class family or a business traveler.
Best Overall Hotel: Monarque Hotel
Monarque Hotel is a charming 4-star hotel conveniently located right next to My Khe beach. Most of the cultural sights are just a short drive away, for example Lady Buddha and the Marble Mountains. In addition, the surrounding area has many good restaurants and bars.
The hotel is nicely decorated in classic European style while also being modern and spacious. During my stay I found the staff very friendly, attentive and professional. The hotel also served a delicious buffet breakfast and complimentary afternoon tea. In addition they provide car rental services and free bikes.
The rooms are spacious and clean and comes equipped with flat screen TVs and complimentary coffee and water. In addition, Monarque Hotel has a sauna, outdoor pool, spa, massage and a kids club, making the hotel suitable for both single travelers and families.
Best Budget Hotel: Titan Hotel
Titan Hotel is the best options for the budget minded traveler. It is a clean, modern and affordable 3,5 star hotel located within walking distance to the beach with many restaurants and convenience stores nearby. During my stay the staff were friendly and professional and they even lend me a towel to use on the beach. In addition, the hotel can arrange trips to several of the cultural sights, for example Ba Na hills and Hoi An.
The hotel offers a tasty breakfast buffet, free WiFi, 24-hour security/reception, laundry services and airport transportation. All rooms have flat screen TVs, air conditioning, minibar and complimentary water.
Best Mid Range Hotel: Avatar Danang
Avatar Danang is a 4 star hotel conveniently located just a few minutes walk from the beach. This hotel is a good match for those who want to stay at a upscale hotel while not paying 5-star prices. During my stay I found the staff professional and friendly. The breakfast buffet was very good, offering both western and Vietnamese options. One of the best features of this hotel is the rooftop bar that offers stunning views of the beach and the Da Nang skyline.
The hotel amenities includes free WiFi, 24-hour security-reception, fitness center, sauna, outdoor pool and spa. All rooms have a flat screen TVs, air conditioning, minibar and complimentary water. Since no other Da Nang hotel in this price range can rival Avatar, I crown Avatar Danang as the best mid range hotel in Danang Vietnam!
Best Luxury Hotel: InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort
If you want to experience true 5-star luxury you should stay at InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort. This luxurious resort is located in a stunning nature reserve and features a private beach, large outdoor swimming pool and spa. In addition they are offering activities such as morning hikes, massage classes, movie screenings, cocktail mixing and coffee art classes. Some which are free!
All rooms are luxuriously decorated and equipped with balconies, flat screen TVs with BOSE surround sound systems, espresso machines and minibars. For even more luxury you can choose to stay in on of the beachfront villas located at the foot of the mountain. Those villas are equipped with private pools, sundecks and luxurious bathroom facilities.
Best Family Hotel: A La Carte Da Nang Beach
A La Carte Da Nang Beach is one of the best hotels in Danang beach and the best option for families traveling together. This 4 star hotel is located right next to My Khe beach and comes equipped with plenty of features to suit all the needs of a traveling family, for example free infant beds, a playground, babysitting services and a children’s club.
The rooms are equipped with balconies (mountain or sea views), flat screen TVs, complimentary coffee and tea. In addition A La Carte Da Nang Beach offers many recreational activities such as fitness center, sauna, outdoor pool, spa and massages.
Best Business Hotel: Novotel Danang Premier Han River
Novotel Danang Premier Han River is a 4,5 star hotel located in Da Nang’s central business district. It comes equipped with plenty of business necessities such as 24-hour business center, large ballroom and four well equipped meeting rooms. And after a busy day you can head up to the rooftop bar which is one of the most popular nightlife spots in Danang Vietnam.
In addition, the hotel offers several recreational activities such as a fitness center, massages and outdoor pool. Guests can also use several other on-site features like shops, dry cleaning, and concierge services.
The excellent business and meeting facilities combined with the attractive room prices, makes Novotel Danang Premier Han River the best choice for business travelers.
Best Spa Hotel: Paris Deli Danang Beach Hotel
My choice as the best spa hotel in Da Nang is Paris Deli Danang Beach Hotel. The hotel is located on My Khe beach and offers several recreational activities such as snorkeling, yoga room, hot tub, fitness center and sauna. The on-site spa offers a wide selection off services such as Thai massages, aroma massages, traditional spices, scrubs and steams.
The great spa facilities combined with the attractive room prices, makes Paris Deli Danang Beach Hotel the best choice for those travelers who wish to combine their Danang Vietnam trip with a relaxing spa experience.
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