The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi has won the
Pacific-Asia Travel Association’s (PATA) 2010 gold award in the heritage
category. The award honours the hotel for the standard of refurbishment in one
of Southeast Asia’s most treasured properties, turning the legendary Metropole
Hanoi into the Sofitel groups leading hotel.
The hotel was refurbished with modern facilities throughout, during its five
year restoration, between 2004 and 2009. However, it still retains the original
Last year, the hotel was placed on the Conde Nast Traveller magazines gold list
and was voted as one of the world’s 500 best hotels by the readers of the
magazine Travel & Leisure.