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InterContinental Hanoi Westlake launches Weekend Retreat Promotion

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Until the end of September, the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake is offering visitors to Hanoi a US$199++ per night package that includes accommodation for two on Saturday or Sunday, a gourmet breakfast at Caf du Lac and a choice between a three-course dinner at the Milan or Saigon restaurants, or a Sunday brunch at the Caf du Lac.

Typically, you retreat from the city on the weekend, said Christian Pirodon, general manager of the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake. But at this hotel, you can stay within a cyclo ride of the downtown, and yet, thanks to our location right over the storied waters of West Lake, feel like youre way beyond the bustle.

The Westlake property opened its doors in December 2007 and was the only hotel in Vietnam to be chosen for Conde Nast Travelers prestigious 2008 Hot List.

Located just 10 minutes from the heart of Hanoi, the waterfront hotel evokes a resort-like ambiance with its torch-lit Venetian promenades and hard-to-find airiness in Vietnams dynamic capital. Balconies jut from each of the hotels 340 rooms and 19 suites, all with singular views of the 500-hectare (1,235-acre) lake, the cityscape or the propertys tropical gardens.

At a 43-square-meter minimum, the InterContinentals guest rooms rank among the most spacious in the city. The rooms indulge the latest in modern technological amenities, with LCD televisions and high-speed Internet access. Each bathroom offers double-basin vanities and both a deep-soaking bathtub and a separate walk-in rain shower cabin.

The hotel whets the appetitive with a bevy of dining and lounge options. The hotels Milan and Saigon restaurants sprawl across the entire mezzanine level of the main building as a stylish, fusion of contemporary European and rustic Asian aesthetics.

The dining options shift gears at Caf du Lac, a classic brasserie that fronts the expansive lake waters. Referencing the great cafes of Paris, the chic dining venue blends wood, stone and light colors, inspiring a relaxed atmosphere for informal dining.

An icon in the making, the Sunset Bar occupies its own island in a lake that ranks as one of Hanois great attractions. Indeed, T+L Southeast Asia wrote, At the end of the day, nothing beats the Sunset Bar.

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