PHOTOS: It’s glitter all around at Hanoi’s gold-plated hotel in Vietnam

Dolce by Wyndham Hanoi Golden Lake is a new luxurious 5-star hotel set on a property said to be covered with 5,000 square metres of gold ceramic tiles. The hotel's Vietnamese owners insist they have the ‘Midas touch’ despite the restrictions on global travel amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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A view of the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel, which features gold plated exteriors and interiors, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

A view of the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel, which features gold plated exteriors and interiors, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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A view of the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel (L), which features gold plated exteriors and interiors, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

A view of the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel (L), which features gold plated exteriors and interiors, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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Gold plated toilets are seen at the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

Gold plated toilets are seen at the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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A gold plated bathtub and a gold plated bathroom sink are seen in the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

A gold plated bathtub and a gold plated bathroom sink are seen in the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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A gold plated bathtub at the Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

A gold plated bathtub at the Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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Gold plated bathroom sinks are seen in the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

Gold plated bathroom sinks are seen in the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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A gold plated bathroom sink is seen in the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

A gold plated bathroom sink is seen in the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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A woman poses for a photo at the gold plated infinity pool of the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

A woman poses for a photo at the gold plated infinity pool of the newly-inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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A boy jumps into the water at the gold-plated infinity pool of the newly inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

A boy jumps into the water at the gold-plated infinity pool of the newly inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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A dancer walks down the stair at the newly inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

A dancer walks down the stair at the newly inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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A boy jumps into the water at the gold-plated infinity pool of the newly inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

A boy jumps into the water at the gold-plated infinity pool of the newly inaugurated Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake luxury hotel, after the government eased a nationwide lockdown following the global outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Hanoi, Vietnam. (REUTERS/Kham)

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