Vietnam Tourist Information and Travel Guide
The Continental Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City is one of Hanoi's most elegant hotels. Designed in a French-colonial style, it features a lovely central atrium where visitors can enjoy afternoon tea.
Since its opening in 1886, many famous people have stayed at the hotel. They include Walter Cronkite, Andre Malraux and writer Graham Greene. The latter used the Hotel Continental is his 1959 novel entitled "The Quiet American".