Mandarin Oriental has signed a management
contract for a new hotel in Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Vietnam.
Scheduled to open in 2020, the Mandarin Oriental, Saigon, will form part of Union Square
Saigon, a commercial building in the heart of the city, that is
currently under renovation.
The hotel will be situated on the
upper floors of the mixed-use complex, which will also house a
variety of international luxury retail outlets.
Mandarin Oriental, Saigon
will comprise 227 guestrooms and suites, six restaurants and bars,
a range of meeting and banqueting spaces, a fitness centre, a spa and an outdoor swimming pool.
Minh city is the leading commercial hub in Vietnam and at the
heart of the country’s rapidly growing economy. We are delighted
to be opening a hotel in such a prime location in the city. We
look forward to working with our partners to create a world-class
experience and to bringing Mandarin Oriental’s renowned level of
service excellence to Vietnam for the first time,” said James
Riley, Group Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental.
Mandarin Oriental, Saigon is adjacent to the Saigon Opera House
and the People’s Committee Building and within walking distance of
most of the key landmarks in the city. Its position is ideal for
guests wishing to enjoy the city’s vibrant dining and shopping
Jonathan Au, General Director of Union Square
Saigon, said, “With
its exceptional design, locale, history and culture, Union Square
Saigon is destined to become a landmark destination. We are
delighted to welcome Mandarin Oriental to this project, which will
not only raise the level of luxury hospitality in the city, but
will also increase awareness of Vietnam internationally.”
Ho Chi Minh,