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"Opened in 1901 and located close to the Old Quarter, [the Metropole] has hosted the likes of Charlie Chaplin, Jane Fonda and Mark Zuckerberg.”
— Carla Hunt, Recommend, Nov. 2015
Monthly Archives: September 2011
In early August, workers at the Metropole in Hanoi broke through layers of reinforced concrete, opening a hole into a warren of corridors and rooms that sheltered hotel guests during the war. Here’s the hotel’s general manager, Kai Speth, as he takes a first look at these remarkable subterranean chambers.