Hanoi Tay Ho (West Lake)
The new hype of Hanoi
Being a primary neighborhood for expatriates in Hanoi, Tay Ho is no surprise a high-end residential area constructed around the serene West Lake. The vast area is replete with luxurious villas and houses for rent. A full range of superior facilities and amenities like a swimming pool, manicured garden, and terraced is well-fitted. Additionally, cafes and rooftop bars in Tay Ho surroundings can be romantic sunset viewpoints. Read our complete guide for Tay Ho Expat Quarter and go ahead to find your perfect accommodation.
Hanoi’s cultural heart might rest on the Old Quarter but the city’s contemporary pulse lies in the area around West Lake (or ‘Ho Tay’ in Vietnamese) - the city’s new food and multi-culture quarter.
Hanoi is a frenetic city but its citizens know exactly where and when to chill out. One name that is high on their list is the area around lake Ho Tay.
While the Old Quarter is still the reigning champion when it comes to cheap and tasty street food, an influx of creative locals and expats flooding to Tay Ho area following the new paved road, have meant the West Lake’s food-on-the-go landscape has boomed in recent years.
The last few years have seen Tay Ho turning into a new hot spot for nightlife, from the all-night-partying venues to the more cutting-edged establishments.
One needs one’s own apartment to set down roots in Hanoi and get under its skin. Tay Ho has perhaps the best value accommodation of any other parts of Hanoi, given its reputation as an expat enclave.
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