Four hotels and resorts in Vietnam have made it onto Condé Nast Traveler's 17th Annual 2011 Gold List of World's Best Places to Stay.
The winners were selected by the magazine's 25,000 readers.
The Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi, the Life Heritage Resort Hoi An, the Evason Ana Mandara & Six Senses in Nha Trang and the Park Hyatt Saigon were included on the vaunted list, which was released with the January issue of the magazine.
The Metropole was praised for its charm and central location. The Life Resort was lauded for its modern townhouses and river views. The Evason won for its "Southern California meets Cabo vibe" and the Park Hyatt in Ho Chi Minh City for its French colonial style rooms.
The Gold List was compiled using data collected during Condé Nast Traveler's annual Readers' Choice Survey. The scores are given based on the percentage of readers who rate each property feature (location, service, design, food, rooms and activities) as excellent or very good. Only candidates that received a required minimum number of responses were deemed eligible for an award, according to the magazine.
The Life Heritage and the Evason were also included in Condé Nast Traveler's top-20 list of the Best Resorts in Asia, last November.
The 2010 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards ranked Evason Ana Mandara & Six Senses Spa 8th, followed by Life Heritage Resort Hoi An. The Nam Hai in Hoi An, took the 20th slot.