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About Victoria Hotels & Resorts
Victoria Hotels & Resorts connects guests with the real Indochina in ways like no other hotel can. Proud of our Indochina roots, our boutique properties embrace the best aspects of colonial heritage, while showcasing local culture and landscape. We are dedicated helping our guests along their journeys of distinction through heartfelt service, pride in our culture, and generosity of spirit. Victoria also offers guests cruising and rail travel opportunities in key tourism destinations in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, providing guests with unparalleled charm, comfort, service and privacy.
Victoria Sapa Resort & SpaA Hidden Alpine Resort in the Vietnamese Highlands
Nestled amongst the slopes of this mountainous region is Victoria Sapa Resort & Spa, built in the style of a traditional mountain chalet in seamless harmony with the natural surroundings. The resort has the atmosphere of an Alpine lodge, with many European touches but a clearly Asian soul.
Victoria Express TrainVietnam's only classic Pullman train service from Ha Noi to Lao Cai
With its elegant carriages, the Victoria Express Train recalls a more romantic era. Passing through the exotic landscape of North Vietnam, it offers every visitor a wonderful travelling experience.
Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort & SpaBest of Both Worlds
The Victoria Hoi An Beach Resort & Spa is a little gem bursting with personality and local flavour. Located just 5km away from the UNESCO-listed town of Hoi An, the resort is ideally flanked on both sides by water, Cua Dai Beach to the front and backed by the picturesque Thu Bon River. Incorporating Japanese, Portuguese, Chinese and of course, Vietnamese elements, the resort is a harmonious marriage of the many cultures that have shaped this unique town. Add to that the European style of management and the quintessentially Hoi An sense of hospitality and it’s easy to see why our guests come back again and again.
Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort & SpaBeach getaway on Vietnam's southern coast
The Victoria Phan Thiet Beach Resort & Spa is everything that the other hotels in the area are not. It is secluded, peaceful, elegant and welcoming. Built in the style of traditional Vietnamese country houses, the resort features 57 romantic thatched roof bungalows set amongst beautifully landscaped gardens, allowing it to merge harmoniously with its surroundings overlooking the sea. Take advantage of our Victoria heritage to enjoy a unique stay at a seaside village - not just another few days in a lounge chair but a real feeling of being in Vietnam.
Victoria Can Tho ResortAn Oasis in the Mekong Delta
The Victoria Can Tho Resort is the essence of the Delta. Just as the Delta captivated a young Marguerite Duras, Victoria provides a backdrop for escapism for the contemporary visitor. It is possible to explore the realm of luxury, privilege and romance on the banks of the languorous Mekong River. While not far from the city of Can Tho, the Victoria Can Tho Resort is all about its location, as a sleeping princess on the banks of the estuary of the Hau River, a tributary of the mighty Mekong. The Resort is an ideal place to watch life on the river roll on by.
Victoria Chau Doc HotelA colonial gem on the Bassac River
The Victoria Chau Doc Hotel is one of the jewels of the Mekong and is the Queen of the town. Since she opened, the hotel has stood as a landmark of the town and a beacon of civilisation on the journey between Cambodia and the Delta. Built at the Three Rivers Crossing, the low-rise colonial architecture of Victoria Chau Doc Hotel offers breathtaking views of the river and an ideal base to explore an area of outstanding cultural richness and beauty.
Victoria Nui Sam LodgeBoutique charm with endless vistas
If Victoria Chau Doc Hotel epitomises the Victoria old-world atmosphere on the banks of the Bassac River, Victoria Nui Sam Lodge offers an authentic immersion into life in the rural Mekong Delta. Built on the slopes of Sam Mountain, the resort overlooks a glorious panorama of paddy fields, a stunning background during sunrise or sunset which can be viewed from your private terrace, by the infinity pool or simply sitting on a rock ledge ? a spiritual moment in a sensational location.
Victoria CruisesMekong River Journeys - Mekong Princess - Cai Be Princess - Song Xanh Sampan - Victoria Speedboat
Experience the Mekong Delta at river level on a traditional sampan for a unique insight into life as it is lived in the Delta. From the imposing beauty of our converted rice barge to the intimacy of our overnight sampan cruises, our guests are guaranteed to take away extraordinary memories and will almost certainly discover their own personal version of the real Indochina.
Victoria Xiengthong PalaceAn architectural masterpiece by the Mekong River
On the grounds that once were the residence of the last King of Laos, Victoria Xiengthong Palace is a beautiful boutique hotel occupying the tip of the peninsula of the picturesque ancient city of Luang Prabang. The hotel is a masterpiece of Lao design blending perfectly with newly built traditional elements to accommodate the services of a modern boutique hotel. Guests at Victoria Xiengthong Palace could not be better placed to explore and experience the sights and sounds of the World Heritage city, whether on foot or riding our exclusive hand-made bamboo bicycles.