Hoi An

Travel Guide
Hoi An Ancient Town featuring a bay or harbour, boating and a small town or village
Discover traditional Vietnam in Hoi An’s World Heritage architecture, colourful markets and vibrant fishing communities.

Hoi An offers an authentic taste of Vietnam as it once was. Situated 900 kilometres (560 miles) south of Hanoi, it’s considerably less westernised than the rest of the country, although still a popular tourist destination.

One of the city’s most popular attractions is Hoi An Ancient Town. This is a well-preserved historical trading port dating from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Watch fish traders as they work from their boats on the dock or walk along the narrow alleys lined with rickety buildings. Japanese Bridge is one of the Ancient Town highlights. It stands as a symbol of Hoi An’s multicultural background, and a reminder of the skilled craftspeople who have lived here.

There is also considerable Chinese influence in Hoi An, most notably seen in the Quan Cong Temple. This elaborate shrine is dedicated to a great military general. Gilt statues, incandescent tiles and plumes of incense make it a particularly atmospheric place to visit. Wander down to the old docks and Hoi An Central Market for the sights, sounds and smells of a genuine Vietnamese market.

The centre of Hoi An is small and easy to get around. Walking is a good option, although some prefer to use push bikes. These are cheap to rent and are convenient when travelling out to the countryside and coastline.

A popular excursion from Hoi An is to Cua Dai Beach. This picturesque stretch of beach has palms, golden sand and good options for dining. Take the short boat trip from Cua Dai Beach to explore the Cham Islands, a territory of protected forests and marine life.

Hoi An has a tropical climate. The temperature is pleasant enough throughout the year, reaching highs of around 35 C (95 F) in the summer. September through January is monsoon season and October and November are usually extremely wet.

Where to stay in Hoi An

River Suites Hoi An Hotel
River Suites Hoi An Hotel
3.5 out of 5
04 Nguyen Du, Hoi An, Quang Nam
The price is S$43 per night from 11 Jul to 12 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star beach hotel in Hoi An. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and breakfast. Our guests praise the comfy beds and the property condition in their ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (414 reviews)
"Nice room in a convenient location, just a few minutes walk from the center."

Reviewed on 25 May,2022

River Suites Hoi An Hotel
Allegro Hoi An. A Little Luxury Hotel & Spa
Allegro Hoi An. A Little Luxury Hotel & Spa
5 out of 5
86 Tran Hung Dao, Cam Pho Ward, Hoi An
Fully refundable
The price is S$156 per night from 20 Jul to 21 Jul
Stay at this 5-star luxury hotel in Hoi An. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a full-service spa. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in their ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (360 reviews)
"Very cute boutique hotel nestled behind a busy street. Staff was super friendly and helpful."

Reviewed on 23 Jun,2022

Allegro Hoi An. A Little Luxury Hotel & Spa
Ann Retreat Resort & Spa
Ann Retreat Resort & Spa
4 out of 5
47 Thoai Ngoc Hau Street, Cam Pho ward, Hoi An, Quang Nam, 560000
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is S$131 per night from 20 Jul to 21 Jul
Stay at this 4-star beach hotel in Hoi An. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and 2 outdoor pools. Our guests praise the pool and the restaurant in their reviews. ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (999 reviews)
"Staff."

Reviewed on 10 Apr,2022

Ann Retreat Resort & Spa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
Vinci Villa Hoi An
Vinci Villa Hoi An
3 out of 5
52/12 Thai Phien, Hoi An, 560000
The price is S$34 per night from 7 Jul to 8 Jul
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly villa in Hoi An. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast and a 24-hour front desk. Our guests praise the breakfast and the comfy beds ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (50 reviews)
"Highly recommended"

Reviewed on 22 May,2022

Vinci Villa Hoi An
Five Rose Villas
Five Rose Villas
3.5 out of 5
48 Nguyen Phan Vinh, Cam An, Hoi An
The price is S$39 per night from 11 Jul to 12 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star beach villa in Hoi An. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking and a beach locale. Our guests praise the breakfast and the spacious rooms in their ...
4.4/5 Excellent! (16 reviews)
"There is no curtains for the shower bath so when you take a shower there is water everywhere otherwise very cute hotel with amazing location"

Reviewed on 14 Jan,2020

Five Rose Villas
Riverside Hamlet Homestay & Villas
Riverside Hamlet Homestay & Villas
3.5 out of 5
Nguyen Trung Truc St, Cam Nam, Hoi An, 560000
The price is S$52 per night from 29 Jul to 30 Jul
Stay at this 3.5-star spa villa in Hoi An. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi and free parking. Our guests praise the breakfast and the comfy beds in their reviews. ...
4.8/5 Exceptional! (19 reviews)
"Hosts were very friendly and helpful, and contributed to a lovely time in Hoi An. Thank you."

Reviewed on 20 Feb,2020

Riverside Hamlet Homestay & Villas
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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