26/09/2014 15:48 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Sofitel Metropole Hanoi ranked among World’s Best hotels

Hanoi, September 26 (VNA)- The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel was hailed as one of the “100 World’s Best Hotels” by Fodor’s Travel, the world’s leading publisher of travel and tourism information.

Built in 1901 in the heart of Vietnam’s capital, the Metropole Hanoi is the first hotel in the country to receive this dinstinguished award.

More than 500 specialists and thousands of Fodor readers surveyed and evaluated over 5,000 hotels worldwide, assessing their quality of service, architectural atmosphere and accommodation.

The list of the world’s 100 best hotels includes famous establishments, such as the Four Seasons in Las Vegas, the US; the Park Hyatt Paris Vendôme in France; and the Taj Mahal Palace in India.

The hotel received a great deal of praise over the last century and welcomed a number of famous guests, including the presidents of the US, France and Switzerland, the Prince of Monaco, and the King of Malaysia, as well as many well-known prime ministers, ambassadors, business leaders and film stars, such as Charlie Chaplin and Jane Fonda.