Eldora Hotel, Hue
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Located just 500 metres from the Perfume River, the Eldora Hotel in Hue is the perfect base from which to discover Vietnam and the historic city of Hue, once the country’s capital. With its opulent, French-inspired décor, this is a beautiful 4-star boutique hotel which blends colonial elegance with modern convenience.
The Eldora Hotel Hue is within close proximity of the city’s top attraction, the Dai Noi Citadel, which was the seat of the Nguyen Dynasty emperors for over a hundred years, and features a moat, the emperor’s home and numerous shrines and palaces. From the Eldora Hotel, you’re also just a short walk away from the famous Trang Tien Bridge and the many attractions on the riverfront, such as the Le Ba Dang Art Museum and Le Loi Park.
Rooms and services
Decorated in a Neoclassical style, with beautiful furnishings, wooden floors and luxury amenities, the rooms at the Hotel Eldora Hue have a personal touch, and enjoy panoramic views either out over the city of Hue or over the Perfume River. As standard, each room features either a sumptuous queen bed or two twin beds, depending on your preference, with air conditioning for added comfort, as well as an in-room safety box for valuables, free Wi-Fi and a 40-inch TV with international channels. Complimentary bottles of water are provided each day, and for other kinds of drinks, there are also tea and coffee facilities and a fully-stocked minibar. The rooms also feature beautiful en-suite bathrooms. Complete with a cubicle shower, claw foot bathtub, luxury toiletries, a make-up mirror and soft slippers and bathrooms, you can enjoy the ultimate pampering session from the comfort of your room.
Hotel staff are on hand at the front desk 24 hours a day to help with any queries you may have, and there is also a tour desk available to help with arranging local transport, tours and tickets. If you need to store your bags after check-out, luggage storage is available, and for all of your money needs, there’s both a cash machine and currency exchange available. Guests can also make use of the laundry and ironing services provided for an extra charge. In-room dining can also be enjoyed 24 hours a day with a room service menu provided, offering everything from light snacks to gourmet meals.
After a busy day of exploring Hue and its many attractions, the Eldora Hotel offers some excellent leisure facilities to help you unwind. Take a dip in the indoor swimming pool and swim a few lengths, before heading out onto the adjacent terrace to soak up the sun. On the same floor, you’ll find the gym, where you can keep up your fitness routine with a range of machines and free weights, before heading to the sauna and steam room to relax any sore muscles. The ground floor lobby is home to the Eldora Boutique, a great place to pick up a few gifts or souvenirs, with its choice of traditional handmade Vietnamese products for sale.
Dine in style at the Eldora Hotel’s on-site restaurant, Eldora Restaurant. It offers excellent all-day dining, serving a range of Western, Asian and local cuisine, starting off with the breakfast buffet included with your stay, where you can choose from numerous cooked and continental breakfast options. For lunch and dinner, it’s the perfect space to enjoy a relaxed meal in luxury surroundings, with its plush furnishings, wall lights and chandeliers.
Next to the Eldora Hotel Hue lobby you’ll also find the Coffee Lounge, a wonderful place to enjoy a tea or a coffee, or perhaps an alcoholic beverage; a variety of spirits and expertly mixed cocktails are also available. For drinks with a view, look no further than the Skyline Bar for your evening drinks. Up on the hotel’s highest floor, the Skyline Bar offers tremendous panoramic views of the Hue skyline, paired with some equally delightful drinks, including hand-crafted cocktails and a range of beers and spirits.