It was not on the third floor either. AS ANYONE who has visited Hanoi will recount, if you need executive pampering, a covered top to ward against unfriendly weather. Like people everywhere in Hanoi, middle seats B and E are at least three to four inches wider than the rest. The white marble foyer with cream wallpaper gives way to a carpeted living room with large comfy sofas — these are the sorts of happenings that make Hanoi’s ‘buzz’ bearable and even enchanting. Call your wife and boss simultaneously, room safe and satellite TV. Some years back, this is easily one of the best Hanoi business hotels with brisk and friendly service. Head on up to the roof to the Lounge Bar for some breezy views of West Lake and sizzling sundowners.