Especen hotel is
one of the first mini hotels built
since the 1990s located in the center of the
Old Quarter in Hanoi. It is just a stone’s throw from
St. Joseph's Church (Cathedral) on a quiet alley
off of Au Trieu Street. This convenient location allows you to be
just a 5 minute walk from Hoan Kiem Lake, Vietnam Airlines booking
office & Quang Trung bus stop (for service to Noi Bai International
airport). You can get to all the famous travel points, restaurants,
craft shops, pubs and art galleries,... as soon as you step on to
the main road.
guidebook describes our hotel as: A small hotel nestled in the maze
of streets that surround the Cathedral. Wake to the sound of bells
and a panoramic view of Hanoi rooftops ocher (Petit hôtel niché dans
le lacis des ruelles qui enserrent la cathédrale. Réveil au son des
cloches et vue panoramique sur les toits ocre de Hanoi).
In an adventure book name "The House on Dream Street: Memoir of an
American Woman in Vietnam" the writer said that: "... I caught the
familiar sounds of "Green Bamboo;" "Especen," and "Darling Café;"
Hanoi's most well known hubs for low-budget travelers.
Read how travel guide books recommended our hotel at:
Private room start from
$25 to $28/night.
family room available.
Large family & double bedroom for
long-term staying just
from $14 to $17/night.
• All rooms have private bathroom with hot water, windows, satellite TV,
air conditioner, refrigerator, IDD telephone.
• Some rooms included balcony.
Online reservation without deposit.
• Excellent tours around Vietnam
• Flight & train ticket booking
• Daily bus service
Airport pick-up service $15
with a private car
• Car service to airport $13
• Full range of car, jeep, motorbike and bicycle rental
• Visa & visa extension
• Water puppet ticket
access at lobby & wifi in room free of charge
• Local telephone call
free of charge
• Fax & print service
• IDD telephone in room
• Tea free of charge at the lobby
• Breakfast $3/person (not included in room
• Laundry at 25.000 VND/kg
• Foreign money exchange with
market rates (much better than bank)
• Cards accepted: VISA, Master Card, American Express,
Cards accepted: JCB, Dinner
Club International (+ 3% bank fee)
Especen hotel chain (since 1990s) now has only TWO addresses at:
• 28 Tho Xuong street (original name was Especen No. 11 hotel)
• 10 Tho Xuong street (with long-term staying rooms)
Please come to our head office at No. 28 Tho Xuong street first,
other addresses are just five steps walk from there.
Other addresses with name Especen are FAKE. Beware of
FAKE hotel at 13 Ngo Huyen street.
If you like to stay in luxury rooms, please visit our Hibiscus hotel
at 52 Ngo Huyen street, Hoan Kiem district, official website
firstname.lastname@example.org. We own both Especen hotel and