Sapa

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Sapa is a town located in Vietnam’s remote northwest mountains. As a result of its elevation (nearly 5000 ft or 1500 m), it is much cooler than most other parts of the country.

Sapa is famous for both its beautiful scenery of mountains and rice terraces and for its rich cultural diversity.

It is a picturesque town that lies in the Hoang Lien Son mountain range, known as “the Tonkinese Alps”. This includes Fansipan, the highest peak in Vietnam, which is visible from through the town.

Sapa and its surrounding region is host to many hill tribes, and trekking to visit is popular, as are homestays. The regions diverse ethnic minorities can also be seen on market day in the local villages.

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Overall Atmosphere: Combination
Combination Atmosphere destinations combine elements of both cultural and natural destinations, where this combination is itself essential to the travel experience. Common examples are Archaeological Sites (where culture is usually experienced outdoors), Scenic Local Markets (where indigenous cultures interact outdoors), Hotsprings and Vineyard Areas (where nature provides the raw materials but humans create the surroundings), and Unique Cultural Landscapes (where humans and nature interact in innovative ways, as in the elaborate rice terracing systems of Asia).

Combination Interests typically fall somewhere in the middle of the three types of primary interests in terms of
(a) how climate-dependent they are
(b) how accessible and physically demanding they are.
Featuring both cultural and natural attractions.
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Sapa Cozy Hotel

Situated in the heart of town, Sapa Cozy Hotel offers views of Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range and Fansipan Peak. Rooms come with either city or mountain views. The hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Sapa Lake, Sapa Church and Sapa Bus Station. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$9 - $2020

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Fansipan View Sapa Hotel

Fansipan View Sapa Hotel overlooks the city centre of Sapa, and is located 100 metres from the shopping areas and markets. All rooms come with free Wi-Fi. All rooms are air-conditioned and have a private balcony, cable TV and a safety deposit box. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28 - $35

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Casablanca Sapa Hotel

Boasting beautiful mountain views and placed in the heart of Sa Pa Town just 50 metres away from the popular Sa Pa Market, Casablanca Sapa Hotel offers clean and comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$20

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Sapa Lake View Hotel

Situated in front of Sapa Lake, Sapa Lake View Hotel is just 500 metres from the entrance of Ham Rong Mountain. It houses a 24-hour restaurant and offers complimentary Wi-Fi access. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$32

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Sapa Elite Hotel

Surrounded by lush greenery, Sapa Elite Hotel is situated within 70 metres from Sapa Church and Ham Rong Mountain. Operating a 24-hour front desk, it provides complimentary parking and offers free Wi-Fi access in the entire property. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$33

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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
Sa Pa Vimico Hotel

Sa Pa Vimico Hotel

Boasting an in-house restaurant, Sa Pa Vimico Hotel offers a simple accommodation and is 1 km to Sa Pa Lake. Featuring barbecue facilities, the hotel is equipped with a terrace and garden. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$26

$26-
Sapa Centre Hotel

Sapa Centre Hotel

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Sapa Centre Hotel offers accommodation in Sa Pa. The hotel has a sun terrace and views of the mountain, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Each room comes with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$26

$26-
Sapa Hills Hotel

Sapa Hills Hotel

Situated in Sa Pa in the Lao Cai Region, 8 km from Fansipan Mountain, Sapa Hills Hotel boasts a barbecue and views of the mountain. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. The rooms have a flat-screen TV. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$26

$26-
Sapa Scenery Hotel

Sapa Scenery Hotel

Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, Sapa Scenery Hotel offers accommodation in Sa Pa, 7 km from Fansipan Mountain. Rooms come with a TV. Some rooms include a seating area for your convenience. You will find a kettle in the room. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$27

$27-
Thai Binh Sapa Hotel

Thai Binh Sapa Hotel

Centrally located in the peaceful town of Sapa, this non-smoking hotel is situated just in front of Ham Rong ticketing booth and just a 5-minute walk from the colourful local market. It offers complimentary Wi-Fi access. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$27 - $40

$27-
Sapa Lodge

Sapa Lodge

Operating a 24-hour front desk, Sapa Lodge features an in-house restaurant and offers comfortable modern rooms with complimentary tea/coffee making facilities. It provides free wired internet in its public areas and free parking on site. Average score from 3 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28

$28-
Fansipan View Sapa Hotel

Fansipan View Sapa Hotel

Fansipan View Sapa Hotel overlooks the city centre of Sapa, and is located 100 metres from the shopping areas and markets. All rooms come with free Wi-Fi. All rooms are air-conditioned and have a private balcony, cable TV and a safety deposit box. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28 - $35

$28-
Sapa Aroma Hotel

Sapa Aroma Hotel

Offering a sun terrace and spa centre, Sapa Aroma Hotel is situated in Sa Pa in the Lao Cai Region, 8 km from Fansipan Mountain. Each room has a flat-screen TV. Sapa Aroma Hotel features free WiFi throughout the property. Average score from 7 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28

$28-
Royal Sapa Hotel

Royal Sapa Hotel

Featuring a restaurant, Royal Sapa Hotel is located in Sapa, in Vietnam. It offers a 24-hour front desk and free Wi-Fi. All rooms are air-conditioned and come with a balcony. The seating area also includes a flat-screen TV. Average score from 8 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28

$28-
Sapa Luxury Hotel

Sapa Luxury Hotel

Sapa Luxury Hotel offers rooms featuring views of Hoang Lien Son mountain range and Wi-Fi access. It has a restaurant and is a stroll from Sapa Market and Sapa Church. Modern rooms at Hotel Sapa Luxury feature a private balcony and air conditioning. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$28 - $90

$28-
Golden Sun Sapa Hotel

Golden Sun Sapa Hotel

Set in Sa Pa in the Lao Cai Region, 8 km from Fansipan Mountain, Golden Sun Sapa Hotel features a terrace and views of the city. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Each room at this hotel is air conditioned and has a flat-screen TV. Average score from 4 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$29

$29-
Sapa House Hotel

Sapa House Hotel

Sapa House is a charming hotel located 160 metres from Sapa Church, Sapa Market and Cho Tinh (Love Market). The hotel features a restaurant and free Wi-Fi access. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$30

$30-
Chapa Valley Hotel

Chapa Valley Hotel

Offering a sun terrace and views of the mountain, Chapa Valley Hotel is located in Sa Pa in the Lao Cai Region, 8 km from Fansipan Mountain. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. All rooms have a TV. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$30

$30-
Ha Thanh Hotel

Ha Thanh Hotel

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Ha Thanh Hotel offers accommodation in Sa Pa. All rooms have a flat-screen TV with cable channels. All rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. For your comfort, you will find slippers and free toiletries. Average score from 9 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$30

$30-
Sapa Eden Hotel

Sapa Eden Hotel

Sapa Eden Hotel is located in a quiet street of Sapa Town, a 5-minute walk from Sa Pa Market and Cat Cat Village. The hotel offers lovely views of the valley and Fansipan Mount, free Wi-Fi and a restaurant. Average score from 11 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$30 - $65

$30-
Sapa Hotel

Sapa Hotel

Situated in front of Sapa Lake, Sapa Hotel offers naturally cooled rooms with city, mountain or lake views. It houses a restaurant and offers free Wi-Fi access and private parking. The hotel is 200 metres from Sapa Church and Sapa Market. Average score from 14 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$30

$30-
Chapa Dew Boutique Hotel

Chapa Dew Boutique Hotel

Located in northwestern Vietnam, Royal View Sapa Hotel offers cosy accommodation with views of the Hoang Lien Son mountain range. Free internet and parking are provided. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$31

$31-

Highlighted Interests:

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Cultural
Unusual Local Feature

Diverse Ethnic Minorities

Many ethnic minorities live in and around Sapa. Excluding ethnic Vietnamese, there are eight different ethnic minority groups found in the Sapa region: H'mong, Dao, Tay, Giay Muong, Thai, Hoa (ethnic Chinese), and Xa Pho (a denomination of the Phu La minority group). Some of these groups comprise less than 500 people in total. It is possible to visit on treks and homestay programs, and the minority peoples (primarily the women) will be visible on market day in Sapa and surrounding villages.
Combination
Scenic Local Market
Sapa has a daily market that brings in people from all over the surrounding region. Equally interesting, but on a much smaller scale, are weekly markets in the surrounding villages. Check locally to find days of the week when these are being held. All of the markets are a dynamic combination of sales of local food and crafts with food stalls and great people watching.
Natural
Hiking and Trekking
Trekking enables visitors to get away from the relatively busy scene in Sapa in order to visit local tribal peoples. Homestays are typically part of the experience, with comfort levels varying (some homestays even have hot water showers). A typical tour includes trekking to the village, cooked meals and as much rich wine as you can drink.
Other Interests:
Combination
Unusual Local Feature
Natural
Scenic Waterways
Lowland Mountains
Tropical Forests

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