La Residence is an enchanting boutique hotel, which rests on the banks of the Perfume River. It was once a residence of the French Governor of Vietnam but is now welcoming visitors as an exquisite hotel inspired by the art deco era.


Location: It’s just a short distance from the centre of Hue, and overlooks the former Imperial Citadel.

Facilities: Its swimming pool is at river height giving the illusion of merging with the perfume river, and the spa is set in the tranquil gardens, providing the ideal place to relax. The hotel also offers a gym and tennis court for the more active and offers a range of tours for exploring the enchanting surroundings.

Restaurants & Bars: Restaurant ‘Le Parfum’ offers a fine dining experience, blending Asian, Vietnamese and European cuisines. ‘Le Gouverneur’ provides somewhere to enjoy sumptuous drinks and light snacks whilst taking in the spectacular fresco created by French artist Roland Renaud. Finally the ‘Colonial Life’ creates several unique dining experiences, which include a Huong River Dinner Cruise, a Thien An Hill Picnic Lunch, a Vietnamese Poolside BBQ and a Governors Colonial Dinner.

Accommodation: The 122 rooms and suites blend perfectly contemporary shades and modern living, with colonial charm and Vietnamese character. Most rooms boast breath-taking views across the Perfume River. All rooms have air-conditioning, complimentary wifi, television, telephone, tea/coffee making facilities, bath or shower and a balcony or terrace. Deluxe rooms are larger and Deluxe colonial rooms feature a four-poster bed.