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Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city is a popular destination among many tourists. Many Muslim travellers however are usually very sceptical about it since after all, it is the capital city of a non-Muslim country. Everyone, including Muslim travellers, should have a safe and fun experience travelling to Hanoi since it has adequate facilities for Muslim tourists. Even though the number of Muslims in Vietnam is a mere 63,000, roughly 0.1% of the country’s population, Vietnam can be credited with having a positive attitude towards creating a friendly tourist environment for Muslims. Even though relatively few, there are good eateries that serve halal food as well as facilities for Muslim prayer in close proximity to famous tourist spots in Hanoi. Besides the print facilities and eateries, there are Muslim friendly hotels within Hanoi that will dive into below.
Located close to the famous Hoan Kiem Lake, is the Muslim friendly hotel, Hanoi Rendezvous. Located in Hanoi Old’s Quarter, the hotel is only 55 minutes away from Noi Bai International Airport. If need be, you can request for a shuttle by calling the hotel. Among the fantastic facilities you can enjoy in your room at the hotel are air conditioning, a private bathroom with hot shower and a DVD player. Other amenities provided include express laundry services, a tour desk, free Wi-Fi and a rich variety of Western and Vietnamese dishes as well as a halal menu for Muslim visitors. You can visit the nearby Hoan Kiem Lake, which is among the areas key attractions, with beautiful gardens and big trees surrounding it.
You can also check out silk Queen hotel in Hang Gai to make the most of your visit. This should be an obvious option if you seek a comfortable stay within the city, infused with modern Vietnamese architecture. The hotel offers much more than the basic amenities such as room furnishing, free Wi-Fi and en suite bathrooms, since you also get to enjoy a business centre, fitness centre and free to use pool tables. Muslim guests at the hotel are provided with halal meals and are allowed to make special requests.
Stay at the Sunway hotel Hanoi is bound to be both halal and classy. This hotel is a great model of how classic French architecture can be infused with modern minimalist designs. This four-star hotel has a vibrant atmosphere around the building and 143 rooms each equipped with amenities such as water heaters and electric deposit boxes, not to mention the money exchange facility, sauna and 24-hour fitness centre located within the hotel complex. Allante is the restaurant’s hotel and is quite famous for the good halal food it serves.