2. Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Vietnam

Built in the French colonial style and opened in 1901, this five-star luxury hotel has long been one of the most famous hotels in Southeast Asia, in no small part thanks to the many famous people who have passed through its doors. Joan Baez, Charlie Chaplin, Jane Fonda and W. Somerset Maugham are just some of those to have hung out here.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, Vietnam

What it takes to stay there

You could be paying as little as $216 a night for a room here, which sounds like pretty good going to us.