At last, the luxurious Mandarin Oriental Group is stepping into Vietnamese boundaries. Come 2020, the uber extravagant hospitality brand is stamping its signature style in Saigon with a posh property at the popular Union Square.
Titled Mandarin Oriental Saigon, the hotel will occupy a prominent position in the heart of the city, forming part of a commercial building. A style often adopted by hotel brands, the hotel will be situated on the upper floors of the building. The hotel will play host to 227 guestrooms and suites, an impressive portfolio of six restaurants and bars, banqueting spaces, a fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool and of course, their signature spa aSpa at Mandarin Oriental.
“Ho Chi 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.
“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,” said Jonathan Au, General Director of Union Square Saigon.
The group has selected an ideal location for its project with the hotel being in close proximity to the Saigon Opera House and the People’s Committee Building and within walking distance of most of the key landmarks in the city.