If you’re looking to escape the congestion and hectic pace of places like Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi, one of the best getaway destinations would be Da Lat. This hilly city boasts of a cool climate all throughout the year, hardly any storms, and, very light traffic. You’re also surrounded by verdant forests and clear waters, not to mention beautiful colonial-era villas. More importantly, Da Lat is a friendly, laidback place. The locals are always ready with a smile, making you feel even more welcome.

If you haven’t been to Da Lat yet, then you’re seriously missing out. If you’ve visited before, then it’s about time to make a return visit. Either way, here’s a quick guide to help you choose the best accommodations depending on what you plan to do. 


If you’re going to Da Lat to see the sights and maybe do some shopping, staying in or near the city center is ideal. This puts you close to attractions like the Da Lat Flower Gardens and the Linh Son Pagoda. You’ll find plenty of budget and mid-range hotels in the city, which leaves you with more than enough for shopping and food crawls.

My House

My House is an affordable hotel in Ward 4 of Da Lat, less than 1 kilometer from the Da Lat Market and less than 2 kilometers from Big C Da Lat. The simple decor highlights the cleanliness of the rooms, which are compact but quite comfortable. What’s more, this hotel faces the east so you can catch a spectacular view of the sunrise. In terms of tourist attractions, My House is near Bao Dai Palace, Da Lat Flower Gardens, Xuan Huong Lake, Tuyen Lam Lake, and the Domaine de Marie Church.

Saigon Da Lat Hotel

Located in Ward 4 like My Hotel, Saigon Da Lat Hotel is perfect for all kinds of travelers. Whether you’re traveling solo, as a couple, or with friends and family, you’ll find suitable accommodations here for reasonable prices. Aside from the free breakfast that comes with each booking, you can also take advantage of the indoor heated swimming pool. This is perfect if you’re visiting during the colder months. Nearby tourist attractions include Crazy House, Lam Ty Ni Pagoda, Da Lat Cathedral, and the Cam Ly Waterfalls. You don’t even have to ride a motorbike for most of these destinations, since you can easily reach them by walking for 10 to 15 minutes.


For those who love the romance of lakeside retreats, booking hotels near Tuyen Lam Lake is a good idea. Tuyen Lam Lake is a man-made lake about 15 to 20 minutes south of the city center, surrounded by pine forests. The area is perfect for picnicking, boating, fishing, or simply strolling around to enjoy the view.

Swiss-BelResort Tuyen Lam Da Lat

This resort-hotel is just 5 kilometers away from Tuyen Lam Lake, giving you not just accessibility but also some of the most beautiful views around. The area surrounding the lake is generally peaceful, so you’re guaranteed of a quiet stay. The closest attraction is, of course, Tuyen Lam Lake, but Datanla Falls is also nearby. Other places of interest include the Truc Lam Zen Monastery, Cam Ly Waterfalls, and the Da Lat Cathedral. If you’d like to stay at the hotel for a while, Swiss-BelResort Tuyen Lam Da Lat has one indoor pool and two outdoor swimming pools. For trips to the city center, the hotel has a shuttle service for the guests.


For a different kind of romantic setting, the Da Lat French Quarter is a great place to stay in. There aren’t many hotels in this area, which adds to the simple, quiet charm of the place. This neighborhood is also great for walking tours, thanks to the picturesque French villas dotting the streets.

Monet Garden Resort

Monet Garden Resort is perfect for holidaying couples and honeymooners, with its warm and cozy interiors and well-kept garden. The complex is composed of 10 separate villas, each named after flowers. The structures are quite old, though well-maintained, adding to the classic and stylish look of the hotel. The spacious courtyards are particularly inviting, with a water fountain, swings, and outdoor seating areas. There’s also a tennis court if you want to practice your swing. Meanwhile, the rooms are spacious and most have views overlooking the surrounding greenery. It’s a bit farther away from the Da Lat city center, although the Linh Son Pagoda and the Statue of the Golden Buddha are less than 5 kilometers from the property. If you want to visit other areas in Da Lat, you can rent bikes or cars from the hotel.

There are plenty of reasons to visit Da Lat, from spectacular views to a relaxed vibe. Book your trip today; the beauty and tranquility of Da Lat await!