If you are a visitor coming to Hanoi, it is likely that you will reside in Hoan Kiem District near the Old Quarter. This is where most tourism activities are, and also where most tourists would congregate. It is by far, the most convenient and safest area to stay at. And since many of the top attractions in Hanoi are located in this vicinity, it is inevitable that many of the Halal restaurants in Hanoi would be found here as well.
Many hotels in Hanoi have claimed to be Muslim friendly. The fact of the matter is, not all of them actually observe Muslim practices. This may result in very awkward and uncomfortable situations for Muslims traveling to Vietnam. Just as we did with our research on Affordable Muslim Friendly hotel in Ho Chi Minh, Colours of Vietnam reached out directly to these hotels, to determine if they do indeed comply with these observances.