Expert Review: InterContinental Hotel Saigon
| Mekong River
Many Mekong River cruises either begin or end in the bustling city of Saigon, Vietnam. Saigon has been renamed to Ho Chi Minh City, however locals and foreigners continue to refer to the city by its former name. The Intercontinental Saigon hotel is located in the heart of the city. It’s a luxury landmark right in the central business district. It’s walking distance away from iconic tourist destinations like the Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera House and many trendy shops and restaurants.
The InterContinental Saigon Hotel has been recognized for many years in a row now as one of Vietnam’s top hotels. It has been proven to be the stylish choice for international business leaders and discerning travelers who value classic elegance with a contemporary spirit. The hotel is very large and has a selection of 305 rooms. From deluxe rooms to international suites, they are all furnished in a contemporary design with hints of Vietnamese culture. Each room comes with a tailor-made bedding option and pillow menu.
CLUB INTERCONTINENTAL SUITES: Lavish yet understated, these suites boast a living room, bedroom and expansive bathroom, all featuring a stunning view of lively Saigon. Besides the spacious rooms, complimentary evening cocktails and afternoon tea at Club InterContinental Lounge at InterContinental Saigon Hotel as well as daily breakfasts are just a taste of the privileged Club InterContinental experience.
CLUB INTERCONTINENTAL ROOMS: Club InterContinental rooms offer exclusive space to relax, along with stunning views of Saigon cosmopolitan. You'll also enjoy benefits like complimentary pressing service, complimentary Wi-Fi and local calls. These premium rooms include daily breakfasts at Club InterContinental Lounge or Market 39 restaurant, afternoon tea as well as signature cocktails at our exclusive Club InterContinental Lounge.
SUPERIOR ROOMS: Looking out across magnificent panoramic views of Saigon, this well-appointed 38 sqm room offers the perfect balance of privacy and luxury. Combining classic design elements with modern technological amenities, our Superior rooms at InterContinental Saigon Hotel include an expansive list of services and comforts for a premium travel experience.
DELUXE ROOMS: Ideal for both business and leisure travelers, timeless luxury and functional amenities unite, all with a stunning view of the city. Take advantage of the 24-hour in-room dining service, laundry service and personal business centre, which includes an in-room telephone line and exclusive access to the fax and printer in the Business Centre at InterContinental Saigon Hotel.
The Intercontinental Saigon Hotel has a total of 5 restaurants. Dining options include exquisite tastes of Cantonese and Peking cuisine at Yu Chu to the à la carte all-day dining experience of Market 39, which will delight all tastebuds at all hours of the day.
For those travelers who enjoy getting a workout in while traveling, the hotel offers a beautiful outdoor pool and a full gym. There is also a spa which features a dry sauna, steam room and personalized services.
Overall, the Intercontinental Hotel Saigon was a wonderful place to stay for the end of my Mekong River cruise trip. It was a large hotel with many services that allowed me to finally relax after that big adventure. The location was very convenient. Being walking distance away from stores, restaurants and tourist destinations was an extra perk.
This Expert Review was written by: Pats - Marketing