Star View Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Star View Hotel Hanoi
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... mainly tourists. So it wasn't much different than other temples, however the giant turtle was definitely worth the dollar I paid to go in.
I continued my stroll down the lake to see some of the other surrounding ancient buildings, including the isolated Turtle Tower on its own little island in the middle of lake, and the Hoa Phong Tower, the only left over portion of the Bao An Pagoda that was destroyed by the French. Seeing so much old history around me is ...
... pulls up for petrol and our guide arranged for a few of us to get a lift back on this bus - such a relief to get into the air conditioning. Usual driving style on the way back and bus is bigger than our original bus so interesting getting down the narrow streets. So glad to get back to our hotel and the lovely staff offer us drinks but tell the we just want to go to our rooms - they escort us as they have already delivered our luggage and turned on the air conditioning - best ...
... jumping about and pretending to be falling through the glass as well, big bairns the lot of us, lots of laughs and jumping about later we headed back down the lift. It is not the cheapest thing to do in Hanoi, but it was well worth it, so much fun, as you can see from the photos.
Our trip all the way out to the bank means that we are indeed getting our visas for China, yippee, so we can finally book our flights to Australia and to see Rob, ...
... she was building to a shopping frenzy. Sure enough, we had to make a detour back to the hotel to drop off some purchases. Yes, some were mine for a change.
Vietnam has been a great experience. So much better than Bali or Phuket. Hanoi is a crazy place at first, but once you get used to it, you actually blend in. We will come back and do the south of the country, and I will be looking forward to ...
... so you are forced to navigate in the road. We found the restaurant we had read about in the rough guide. It was a lovely little brick building, very narrow with exposed beams. As it was early still we were the only people there. The food was amazing and a nice way to finish in Hanoi. Towards the end of the meal though they suffered a power cut. Luckily we had all but finished the meal. And I had my head torch on me. Came in useful. We ...