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Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Reopens Historic Heritage Wing: A New Chapter Unfolds

The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, a beacon of luxury nestled in the heart of Vietnam's capital, has once again captured the world's attention with the unveiling of its meticulously refurbished Heritage Wing. This historic milestone marks a significant chapter in the illustrious 123-year history of the hotel, as it blends timeless elegance with modern comfort, inviting guests to experience the essence of refined living. 

The Metropole Heritage Wing, boasting 103 guest rooms and suites, has undergone a meticulous 21-month restoration project, breathing new life into its iconic architecture while preserving its rich heritage. From the moment guests step into the elegantly restored lobby, adorned with artisanal antique mirrors and hand-painted artwork, a sense of nostalgia intertwines with contemporary opulence, setting the tone for an unforgettable stay.

Under the expert guidance of Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi's General Manager, George Koumendakos, and the visionary touch of Singapore-based David Grace Designs International, every detail of the Heritage Wing has been thoughtfully curated to ensure a seamless fusion of tradition and modernity. Grace Soh, Managing Director of David Grace, emphasized the aim to create a sanctuary of luxury and understated elegance, leaving an indelible mark on every guest's experience.

The refurbishment project spared no effort in preserving the Wing's historic charm, with approximately 60% of the wooden floors refurbished or replaced and bathrooms adorned with all-new Italian marble surfaces. Luxurious hand-tufted carpets, contemporary artwork, and vibrant upholstery breathe new life into the guest rooms, while technological enhancements ensure seamless connectivity and maximum comfort.

One of the highlights of the Heritage Wing is the introduction of new suites, each offering a distinct master bedroom, parlor area, and living room equipped with a sofa bed. These spaces, named after former guests such as Graham Greene, Somerset Maugham, and Charlie Chaplin, pay homage to the hotel's storied past while offering unparalleled luxury for discerning travelers

As guests ascend the original wooden staircase, dating back to 1901, the timeless allure of the Heritage Wing unfolds. Exclusively designed carpets draw inspiration from iconic symbols of Vietnamese culture, while the lobby exudes a sense of grandeur with its gilded artwork and mood lighting.

Complementing the Heritage Wing is the hotel's contemporary Opera Wing, offering stylish neoclassical elegance and a range of modern amenities. Together, these wings epitomize the essence of Sofitel Legend, where the best of past and present converge to create an unparalleled luxury experience

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi continues to uphold its legacy as a luxury venue for prestigious events and a haven for travelers seeking a timeless escape. With its rich heritage, award-winning service, and exquisite dining experiences, the hotel stands as a testament to the enduring allure of grandeur and sophistication.

For those eager to immerse themselves in the timeless charm of Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi's Heritage Wing, reservations can be made by calling 0243 826 6919 (ext. 8500), emailing [email protected], or visiting