The Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Vietnam

Where to Stay if You've Never Been to Vietnam

Can Tho, Vietnam Can Tho, Vietnam

Are you looking for a hotel for your first trip to Vietnam? With plenty of activities and sites, this is a great destination for first-time visitors. So if you're deciding where to stay on your first trip to Vietnam, don't worry, we've got you covered. We've analyzed the hotels in Vietnam to find out which are the best for first timers based on price, amenities, location, reviews, and guest ratings. In this guide, we'll be showcasing the best hotels for first-time visitors in Vietnam, taking into consideration all of these important factors. Whether you're traveling solo, with family, or with friends, there's a hotel that caters to every traveler's needs to make the most of your first trip here. So, if you're visiting Vietnam for the first time, the hotels below will be great options, as many of them have pools, breakfast, and plenty of comforts to help you relax. So, here they are, the best hotels in Vietnam for first time visitors.

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

King's Finger Hotel Da Nang

Da Nang, Vietnam
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $20 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly

Located at 171 Nguyen Van Thoai, King's Finger Hotel Da Nang has great rooms from $20 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. It has a terrific 8.90 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only a short distance from the city center, first time visitors will especially love a bar, mountain views, rooms with kitchens, rooms with kitchenettes, and child care at this relaxing hotel. The pool bar here is a fun spot to relax while you unwind on your trip. The price of this hotel is less than average for first time trip hotels, which makes it a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Kitchen
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Infinity pool
  • Kids' club


Aurora Villas and Resort

Qui Nhon, Vietnam
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $50 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Vietnam
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

A great place to stay is Aurora Villas and Resort which has nice rooms starting at $50. Offering an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also has a great guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Km 15, National Road 1D, Ghenh Rang. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, breakfast, hiking, and mountain views which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. Everyone loves a good hot tub, and this one is really nice.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Saltwater pool


Phu Van Resort & Spa

Duong To, Vietnam
3-star Resort with prices starting at $36 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for first time trip hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

We found Phu Van Resort & Spa to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $36. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 9.20 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at 126 Tran Hung Dao. You'll also find snorkeling, a bar, hiking, mountain views, and child care which travelers will love. And this fun hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town. The restaurant serves delicious food, too. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Tropicana Resort Phu Quoc

Duong To, Vietnam
3-star Resort with prices starting at $27 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Vietnam
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach

With terrific rooms from $27, Tropicana Resort Phu Quoc, at 100C/4 Tran Hung Dao St., Ward 7 provides an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving. Its terrific guest rating is 8.20 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. New visitors will really like this amazing hotel which also offers snorkeling, a bar, mountain views, child care, and laundry services. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. The pool here was very nice, relaxing, and fun. It's a great value, as the price is less than the average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room


Namunamu Hotel & Apartments

Da Nang, Vietnam
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $17 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for First-Timers
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

Namunamu Hotel & Apartments has a great guest rating of 9.00 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and a kid-friendly buffet. The great rooms here start at $17 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at 125 Le Quang Dao Street. Furthermore, it also offers mountain views, laundry services, city views, cooking classes, and a hot tub, which is nice for first time visitors. Just a short drive from the city center, this fantastic hotel is a terrific choice. The room service is especially nice after a long day. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Kid-friendly
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Amiana Resort Nha Trang

Nha Trang, Vietnam
5-star Resort with prices starting at $108 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Vietnam
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly

The great guest rating of Amiana Resort Nha Trang is 8.70 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $108, and it's located at Nha Trang Bay, Pham Van Dong Street. We also love the scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, breakfast, and hiking which are great for visitors. And since it's just a quick trip from the center of the town, the location is great, too. Having a kitchen in the room is a great way to make meals and save money, too.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Breakfast included
  • Kitchen
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool
  • Saltwater pool
  • Kids' club


Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island

Duong To, Vietnam
5-star Resort with prices starting at $93 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly

A cool place is Salinda Resort Phu Quoc Island because it has great rooms that start at $93. It has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.50 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Cua Lap Hamlet, Duong To Commune. Only a short distance from the city center, travelers will especially love scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and breakfast at this convenient hotel. We always love being able to prepare simple meals in a hotel room, and the kitchenette here was teriffic.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Beach
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club


Hung Anh Hotel Da Nang

Da Nang, Vietnam
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $17 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • Beach

Hung Anh Hotel Da Nang offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $17 (before taxes). It's located at 23 - 25 Vo Van Kiet, Son Tra and has earned a guest rating of 8.50/10. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, and hiking which new visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just a short drive from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Kitchen
  • Child pool
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Hiking
  • Kitchenette
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Infinity pool


Vedana Lagoon Resort & Spa

Phu Loc, Vietnam
5-star Resort with prices starting at $90 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Vietnam
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 5-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Located at Zone 1, Phu Loc Town, Phu Loc District, Vedana Lagoon Resort & Spa has great rooms from $90 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar. It has a terrific 9.40 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find outdoor tennis, mountain views, rooms with kitchenettes, child care, and laundry services which first time visitors will love. And this amazing hotel is just a quick trip from the center of town.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Child pool
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kitchenette
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Private pool
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club


Uptown Hoi An Hotel

Hoi An, Vietnam
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $21 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 3-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A great place to stay is Uptown Hoi An Hotel which has nice rooms starting at $21. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, scuba diving, and snorkeling, it also has a great guest rating of 9.40 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at 207 Ly Thuong Kiet. Visitors will really like this fantastic hotel which also offers a bar, child care, laundry services, city views, and cooking classes. It's located just a short distance from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Child pool
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator


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How much do hotels for first-time visitors cost in Vietnam?

Vietnam Average First Time Trip Hotel Price
$41

Travelers to Vietnam will have a large number of terrific first time trip accommodation options with a variety of great prices. The price of first time trip hotels here can vary by amenities, dates, and the neighborhood. Based on thorough data from 1415 first time trip hotels, their average price is a very reasonable $41. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Vietnam.

The average prices of our suggested first time trip hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $140
  • 4-star hotels: $52
  • 3-star hotels: $33
  • 2-star hotels: $19


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