The 65-story building, designed by CallisonLLC, houses a reception and lobby-lounge on the 38th floor, which also has a Sky Garden. Complete with a wooden boardwalk that meanders through double-height stalks of bamboo, the Sky Garden includes a Zen corridor that separates the hotel from the residences. This space also has water features and a mosaic mural.
In addition to the Sky Garden, the Lotte Hotel Hanoi brings seven dining venues to Vietnam, including Tim Ho Wan, Vietnam's first Michelin-star dim sum restaurant from Hong Kong; Grill 63, serving Western fare; Red River, serving Chinese cuisine; and Pharaoh's Bar & Upper, offering guests a bar-lounge experience.
According to Dennis Tan, design director of Wilson Associates' Blueplate Studios, each venue has a design narrative tied to the hotel's cuisine.
Located on the 35th floor, Lotte Hotel Hanoi also has Asia's second evian SPA. Inspired by the French Alps, the spa has white granite and light wood veneers. The Fitness Center, located on the 7th floor, hosts a gym, indoor and outdoor pools, yoga studio and a virtual golf range. The Banquet Hall, located on the 6th floor, houses one of Hanoi's largest ballrooms. The space is outfitted in Nero Marquina marble with velvet wall panels and bronze detailing.
The guestrooms and suites are warm, earth-toned enclaves. Each room has an accent wall with hand-painted Violet Myrtles, which are an indigenous wildflower found throughout the hills of Central Vietnam.
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