How to find us

The Hanoi Moment hotel is ideally situated at 42 Hang Cot Street, a tree-lined road blessed with being one of Hanoi old quarter’s wider and quieter of streets. Our hotel benefits from being in this slightly quieter area while, at the same time, just round the corner you will experience the vibrancy and hustle and bustle of the city’s famous 36 streets. Virtually all the old quarter’s main attractions are within walking distance, including the Water Puppet Theatre and Hanoi’s iconic Hoan Kiem Lake, the heart of the city.
Being on the corner of the old quarter with good road links, the journey to and from the airport is easier and quicker than for many other old quarter hotels. 2km from Hanoi’s main railway station and appx 30 mins ride to/from Noi Bai airport across the newly opened modern Nhat Tan bridge.
Hang Cot leads from the northern intersection of Hang Dau and Phan Dinh Phung streets and extends into Hang Ga and Hang Dieu streets and the Hang Da market area.

Some interesting facts about our area

Turn right out of the hotel and you will find yourself in a sea of colour and sparkle in Hang Ma street where all types of paper products, lanterns and votive items are sold. A few minutes away is Dong Xuan Market (Chợ Đồng Xuân) built by the French in 1889 still plays an important role in every day Hanoi life, being the largest covered market in the city.
We are opposite one of Vietnam’s oldest Franco-Vietnamese schools. The original Ecole Brieux was opened in 1910 as girls’ school under the French.  First in Hang Trong street it was later relocated to Hang Cot street to accommodate an increase in student numbers.  A school still remains on this site to this day.
In the past Hanoi had near 20 state run cinemas, three of which were in the old quarter. One of them was Dai Dong Cinema on Hang Cot which has since become the cultural centre of Hoan Kiem District as well as a dancing club (turn right out of the hotel and it’s a few buildings up). The name Dai Dong can still be found on the gate.
Hang Cot extends from one of the city’s iconic landmarks - the old Hang Dau cylindrical water tower built by the French in 1894 as part of the Yen Phu water factory was the first of its kind in Vietnam. Originally a water tower it was left empty once Hanoi progressed to a running water system. The Hang Dau water tower is located at the NE corner of the former Thang Long Citadel near the French barracks.
Boulevard Carnot renamed Phan Dinh Phung (north of Hang Cot) after the August Revolution in 1945 is a 1.5km long boulevard and one of Hanoi’s most beautiful streets lined with old dracontomelum trees. Along the street are rows of houses of ancient French architecture built in the early 20th century and you will also find Cua Bac Cathedral built in 1931/2.


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