Hanoi, Vietnam

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#1 recommended Friends Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam (view list)
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An Unrivaled Luxury Boutique Experience In The Heart Of Hanoi

Welcome To Essence

3 minutes walk from the Lake of the Restored Sword, yet nestled in the vibrancy, excitement and captivation of Hanoi’s most historic location – the Old Quarter.


Endless and enchanting views of ancient Hanoi, unrivaled architectural elegance and timeless style, amenities to please the most discerning traveler, this is the Essence way of life. Our guestrooms are steeped in modern comfort, contemporary yet harmonized with local surroundings. This hotel is meant to be enjoyed, experienced and rediscovered each visit. Free wireless internet and laptops are available throughout all guestrooms and public areas, fresh seasonal fruit awaits you upon arrival, your mini-bar is replenished daily, bath amenities and flowers help you enjoy the custom tubs, super quiet, spacious rooms and incredible down bedding beckons you back from wherever your day takes you.


Essencia Spa offers a journey of reawakening. Across the globe, we integrate local spa rituals with indigenous ingredients, a profoundly therapeutic touch, and a gentle sense of joy and discovery. We believe that reconnecting with your environment and the purity of Nature offers a means to rediscover the universe inside the Self. Essencia Spa seeks to balance both your inner and outer worlds to allow a return to peace and emotional happiness. Ancient healing modalities such as Himalayan Salt Stone Treatment and Ancient Fire Acupunture Therapy are balanced alongside our own signature treatments, as we hold you through an invigorating process of renewal that grounds, purifies and deeply nourishes.

Welcome to Essencia Spa! Step into our world of care, where time is left at the door and a new journey begins….


Located on the ground floor of Essence Hanoi Hotel, the Essence Restaurant offers authentic Vietnamese dishes in an elegant, refined setting. Featuring an exotic décor which draws on the aesthetics of both colonial Vietnam and cutting edge contemporary design, Essence Cafe & Restaurant is considered by many as one of the best restaurants in Hanoi.
At Essence Restaurant, both residents and non-residents can enjoy a delicious meal with great food and excellent service in a pleasant environment, all at a reasonable price.


Host your corporate meeting, gathering or event at the Essence Hanoi Hotel & Spa as well as Essence Restaurant. We offer a versatile dining and meeting room space that can cater for some small events up to 50 people. Our professional team can help you with any aspect of your planning, helping to make your gathering or event run as smoothly as possible and keeping you free of stress.

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Essence Contact Information:
Phone: 011 84 4 3935 2485