Hanoi, Vietnam, January 17, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi’s popular annual Tet Market is back, along with a host of exclusive dining opportunities and a special staycation offer, as the hotel celebrates one of Vietnam’s most beloved holidays.
The traditional Tet market will run Jan. 15-16, featuring antique Hoi An-style houses and bamboo stalls offering Vietnamese delicacies and other fresh products, unique handicrafts and colorful traditional paintings in the Dong Ho style, as well as a special To He toy-making activity. Visitors can also meet a calligraphy master to bring home some good luck or participate in a Chung cake workshop in the hotel garden to learn how to make traditional Chung cake.
Ten vendors will participate in this year’s bazaar including Disa Tea, Three Tree Jewelry, Huong Jewelry, Warehouse and C-Brewmaster, and there will be a fashion show from Italian designer Maria Elena. The Metropole food corner, meanwhile, will serve up flavorful Tet dishes prepared from quality local ingredients.
Several extraordinary dining opportunities are also on offer throughout January, including an “End of the Year Sunday Brunch” on Jan. 15 and “Lunar New Year Extravagant Sunday Brunch” on Jan. 22, both served at the award-winning modern French fine dining restaurant Le Beaulieu. Both meals run from noon to 4pm and start from VND 2.5 million ++ per person.
Other special meals and drinks will be served at Le Club Bar, including a Grand Tet Buffet Dinner on Jan. 26, and angelina, the bar-lounge-restaurant renowned for its rustic New World cuisine, which will be serving a menu of distinctive Tet cocktails from Jan. 16-29.
To mark the Tet holiday, Metropole Hanoi is also offering an exclusive special room package, with rates starting from VND 8 million ++. The “Tet Holiday Indulgence” package includes daily breakfast at Le Club Bar, a credit of VND 1 million net per room per night for use at hotel restaurants and bars and L’Epicerie du Metropole, and other benefits. ALL members receive 5% off and Accor Plus members receive 10% off.
For more information or to make a restaurant booking, please call 0243 826 6919 (ext. 8200).
ABOUT SOFITEL LEGEND METROPOLE HANOI
A prominent fixture in the heart of Hanoi since 1901, the Hotel Metropole Hanoi has a long tradition as a luxury venue for prestigious events and a popular rendezvous for business and leisure travelers such as playwrights, ambassadors and heads of state. The recipient of numerous international awards for its fine service, this legendary landmark has contributed to the richness of local heritage.
The hotel includes 364 rooms. The historic Metropole wing has 106 guestrooms and three Legendary Suites. The suites are named after famous residents and visitors to the hotel (Graham Greene, Charlie Chaplin, Somerset Maugham) and have access to the Club Lounge.
The Metropole restaurants and bars are all famous dining venues, each offering a different exotic experience: Le Beaulieu has the best French fare in this corner of the world; Spices Garden offers the ultimate in Vietnamese gastronomy; angelina is Hanoi’s bespoke bar-lounge-restaurant; La Terrasse brings Parisian-style to the sidewalks of Hanoi; Le Club Bar treats guests to its famous chocolate buffet and cool jazz performances; and, finally, Bamboo Bar brings poolside lounging to the next level.
ABOUT SOFITEL LEGEND
Sofitel Legend is an illustrious selection of heritage luxury hotels where the best of past and present converge. Set within beautiful and culturally rich destinations, each legendary retreat is both timeless and elegant, delivering lavish settings, renowned restaurants and modern comforts matched with impeccable service for the ultimate luxury experience. Noble, rare and soulful, Sofitel Legend hotels entice worldly travelers who are all drawn to these beloved places of grandeur for their storied past, architectural beauty, sweeping vistas and enchanting ambience. Sofitel Legend is part of Accor, a world-leading hospitality group consisting of more than 5,200 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries.