First Time in Da Lat: Where to Stay?

Where Should I Book My Hotel in Da Lat?

If this is your first time in Da Lat, knowing exactly where to stay can be a challenge as the hill town offers a wide range of accommodation options. At an altitude of 1,500 metres above sea level, it’s a popular getaway destination because of its refreshingly cool climate and the surrounding evergreen forests and minority villages.

Traffic congestion in Da Lat is practically non-existent, except in the city centre at certain hours. The local people are very friendly and laidback. Climate-wise, temperatures hover at about 10°C between November and March, so be sure to pack some weather-appropriate clothing. Read on for our recommendations on where to stay in Da Lat.

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Should I book my hotel in Da Lat City Centre

Da Lat City Centre: How to Decide

Da Lat city centre is an urban area that houses most of the town’s hotels, restaurants, and shopping venues. Set along Ho Xuan Lake’s western banks, travellers can easily visit its unique landmarks on foot, including Crazy House, Linh Son Pagoda, and Da Lat Flower Gardens. Accommodation options in the city are mostly modern hotels that cater to those travelling on a small and mid-range budget.

Thing to Do:
Who is it For:
  • Travellers who like to be in the centre of the action
  • People who like a wide range of restaurants
  • Travellers looking to experience the local lifestyle
  • Budget travellers
What's Good:
  • Hotels and restaurants cater for different budget levels
  • Plenty of sightseeing opportunities
  • Local markets sell fresh produce and snacks at affordable prices
What's not so good:
  • Traffic can be a problem

Saigon Dalat Hotel

With a stay at Saigon Dalat Hotel in Da Lat, you'll be within a 10-minute walk of Crazy House and Lam Ty Ni Pagoda.Featured Read More...

TTC Hotel Premium Ngoc Lan

Ngoc LAN Hotel can be found in the center of Dalat City, overlooking the spectacular XuanHuong Lake.Dalat Market is within walking Read More...

Navy Flowers Hotel

With a stay at Navy Flowers Hotel in Da Lat, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Linh Son Pagoda and Xuan Huong Lake.Featured Read More...

Should I book my hotel in Tuyen Lam Lake?

Tuyen Lam Lake: How to Decide

Tuyen Lam Lake is a large manmade lake located 5 km south of Da Lat City Centre. Built in the 1980s, it’s ideal for those looking to enjoy a variety of fun activities and sports, including fishing, paddle-boating, picnicking, hiking, and kayaking. The lake is also close to a monastery called Truc Lam Temple, which connects to Robin Hall via a cable car system. Lakeside resorts are plentiful at Tuyen Lam, making it a good option for romantic getaways in Da Lat.

Thing to Do:
Who is it For:
  • Travellers who love the outdoors
  • People looking for a peaceful 'resort style' holiday
What's Good:
  • Close to Da Lat City Centre
  • Natural surroundings that are great for hiking and picnicking
What's not so good:
  • Limited dining and nightlife options

Terracotta Hotel & Resort Dalat

Located in Da Lat, Terracotta Hotel & Resort Dalat is in the historical district, within a 5-minute drive of Tuyen Lam Lake Read More...

Swiss-BelResort Tuyen Lam Dalat

When you stay at Swiss-BelResort Tuyen Lam Dalat in Da Lat, you'll be next to a golf course and 11 minutes by car from Tuyen Lam Read More...

Dalat Edensee Lake Resort & Spa

Dalat Edensee Lake Resort & Spa, a five-star property, is located in Dalat - The Vietnamese Black Forest at 1,500 metres Read More...

Should I book my hotel in French Quarter Da Lat?

French Quarter Da Lat: How to Decide

Da Lat’s French Quarter is relatively quiet, compared to the city centre, with French villas catering mostly to travelling couples and honeymooners. Located on the east bank of Ho Xuan Lake, it’s about a 10-minute drive from Da Lat City Centre. The town itself is a historical landmark as there are many original colonial-style homes, churches and schools that were built between the 1800s and 1920s.

Thing to Do:
Who is it For:
  • Couples and honeymooners
  • People who want a peaceful holiday
What's Good:
  • Very walkable
  • Beautiful gardens and colonial villas
  • Quiet setting
What's not so good:
  • Not many hotels
  • Far from the city centre

Monet Garden Villa

Hoang Anh - Dat Xanh Dalat Resort is located in the heart of Dalat very close to Xuan Huong Lake.The Dalat Train Station is within Read More...

Hotel 111

With a stay at Hotel 111 in Da Lat, you'll be within a 10-minute drive of Dalat Flower Gardens and Lam Dong Museum.Featured Read More...

Dalat Train Villa

With a stay at Dalat Train Villa in Da Lat, you'll be within a 5-minute drive of Lam Dong Museum and Thien Vuong Pagoda.Guests may Read More...

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