(No.6, Vol.6,Aug-Sep 2016 Vietnam Heritage Magazine)
Imperial Hotel Hue
8 Hung Vuong Boulevard, Hue
Tel: (054) 3882-222
Imperial Hotel Hue is offering ‘Past and Present Hue Discovery’ till 31 October. A Deluxe River View is VND2,845,000 per room per night and a Junior Suite River View is VND3,942,000 per room per night. The prices include breakfast, a half-day tour to Citadel and Thien Mu Pagoda or Tu Duc and Khai Dinh Tomb, a 10 per cent discount on food and beverages and a 20 per cent discount on spa. The prices include service charge and VAT.
The Alcove Library Hotel
133A Nguyen Dinh Chinh St, Ward 8, Phu Nhuan Dist., Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 6256-9966
The Alcove Library Hotel is offering an ‘Exclusive Package’ – Stay 3 nights, get 1 night free. The prices start from VND1,665,000 per room per night in an Alcove Queen Room, including breakfast, and free airport drop-off service. It is valid till 31 October.
Petro House Hotel
63 Tran Hung Dao St, Ward 1, Vung Tau.
Tel: (064) 3852-014
Petro House Hotel is offering a ‘Getaway for Vung Tau’ package until 30 September at VND1,710,000, including two nights’ stay in a Standard Room with a double or twin beds, buffet breakfast, complimentary laundry service and a VND200,000 F&B coupon at the Café Sambal, a perfect combination of Malaysian and Chinese cuisine.
RESORTS AND SPAS
Avani Quy Nhon Resort & Spa
Ghenh Rang, Bai Dai Beach, Quy Nhon, Binh Dinh Province
Tel: (056) 3840-132
Avani Quy Nhon Resort & Spa is offering a special promotion for families, with prices starting from VND4,500,000 per room per night in an Ocean View Room. The prices include airport pick-up and breakfast.
La Residence Hotel & Spa
5 Le Loi St, Hue
Tel: (054) 3837-475
La Residence Hotel & Spa has a ‘Summer Promotion’ till 31 October at VND3,520,000 per Superior Room per night for two with breakfast, a 45-minute massage, a one-way Hue airport transfer and a 50 per cent discount on hotel’s car service. The promotion is applicable for those who book two nights. The price includes service charge and VAT.
Golden Sand Resort & Spa Hoi An
Thanh Nien Road, Cua Dai Beach, Hoi An, Quang Nam Province
Tel: (0510) 3927-555
Golden Sand Resort & Spa Hoi An is has a promotion at VND4,144,000 till 30 September. The price includes two-night’s stay in a Premier Garden View, breakfast, shuttle bus to Hoi An ancient town, a 20 per cent discount on spa, a 20 per cent discount on lunch and dinner and a 10 per cent discount on laundry service.
Anantara Mui Ne Resort & Spa
12A Nguyen Dinh Chieu St, Ham Tien Ward, Phan Thiet City
Tel: (062) 3741-888
Anantara Mui Ne Resort & Spa is running ‘Anantara Mui Ne Stay Longer Special’ till 30 September. Those who stay at least three nights, five nights and eight nights will receive a 15 per cent discount, a 20 per cent discount and a 25 per cent discount, respectively. The prices after discount start from VND2,090,675 per room per night including breakfast.
Villa Aria Mui Ne
60A Nguyen Dinh Chieu St, Ham Tien Ward, Mui Ne, Binh Thuan Province
Tel: (062) 3741-660
Villa Aria Mui Ne has a ‘Summer Promotion’ till 31 October. Starting from $237 (VND4,985,000) per room for two nights with breakfast, dinner and body massage.
Famiana Resort & Spa - Phu Quoc
Tran Hung Dao St, Cua Lap Hamlet, Duong To Commune, Phu Quoc Island
Tel: (077) 3993-026
Famiana Resort & Spa has a three- night ‘Adventure Package’ at VND4,490,000 per person, including breakfast, dinner, a 60-minute body massage, a journey on Cua Can River by kayak or canoe, night squid fishing tour and roundtrip airport transfers. It is valid till 20 December.
Hilton Hanoi Opera
1 Le Thanh Tong St, Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi
Tel: (04) 3933-0500
Hilton Hanoi Opera has buffet lunch every Saturday, noon to 3 p.m., with a variety of seafood, charcuterie and BBQ. VND600,000 or VND 800,000 including free flow of sparkling wine, house wine, beer and soft drinks. Free for children under 18.
InterContinental Hanoi Westlake
5 Tu Hoa St, Tay Ho Dist., Hanoi
Tel: (04) 6270-8888
InterContinental Hanoi Westlake has crafted moon cakes, including taro with salted egg yolk, melon with salted egg yolk, white lotus with salted egg yolk, green tea with salted egg yolk, green rice with salted egg yolk and pistachio with salted egg yolk. VND680,000 a box of four and VND930,000 for a box of six.
Melia Hanoi Hotel
44B Ly Thuong Kiet St, Hanoi
Tel: (04) 3934-3343
El Patio Restaurant, at the Melia Hanoi Hotel, serves beefsteak imported from America and Australia. The chefs will prepare slices of soft, tasty and high quality beefsteak accompanied by wines for dinner. The prices start from VND700,000 to VND1,200,000.
Pullman Hanoi Hotel
40 Cat Linh St, Hanoi
Tel: (04) 3733-0688
Pullman Hanoi Hotel prepares moon cakes with four flavours green tea, lotus, red bean and taro. The boxes’ designs are inspired by a painting by Vietnamese artist Vu Tuan Anh. VND600,000 a box of four and VND800,000 a box of six.
La Residence Hotel & Spa
5 Le Loi St, Hue
Tel: (054) 3837-475
In August, La Residence Hotel & Spa is offering an Australian beef baguette sandwich served with crisps at VND200,000 , including beer or soft drink.
Novotel Danang Premier Han River
36 Bach Dang St, Hai Chau Dist., Danang
Tel: (0511) 3929-999
Square Restaurant, at the Novotel Danang Premier Han River, has a Vietnamese buffet from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday to Friday, till 31 August. VND290,000 .
Pullman Danang Beach Resort
Vo Nguyen Giap St, Khue My Ward, Ngu Hanh Son Dist., Danang
Tel: (0511) 3958-888
Pullman Danang Beach Resort is offering a ‘Luxury Escape package’ including six night’s stay in a Superior Room, breakfast, dinner, a three-hour spa treatment and roundtrip airport transfers. It costs $1,199 per room for two adults and two children.
Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa
26-28 Tran Phu St, Nha Trang
Tel: (058) 3880-000
Sheraton Nha Trang Hotel & Spa is offering a 10 per cent discount on crafted moon cakes till 31 August. VND890,000 a box of four. There are many flavours including White Lotus, Pandan Lotus, Green Tea and Assorted Nuts.
Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon
253 Nguyen Van Troi St, Phu Nhuan Dist., Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3844-9222
Tung Garden, at the Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon, is the place for Chinese cuisine lovers. Every Saturday and Sunday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., it serves an ‘All-You-Can-Eat-Dim Sum’ lunch with more than 55 dishes. VND480,000 . Children between 6 and 12 enjoy a half price. There will be a 20 per cent discount in August.
Lotte Legend Hotel Saigon
2A-4A Ton Duc Thang St, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3823-3333
Yoshino Restaurant, at the Lotte Legend Hotel, introduces to diners the ‘Ishiyaki menu’ by executive chef Hirokatsu Fukuzato. Ishiyaki (Stone Grill) is a Japanese traditional way of cooking. Diners will have a chance to enjoy meal with ingredients imported from Japan. VND1,700,000 per person.
Moon n Sun
8A Hai Ba Trung St, Hoan Kiem Dist., Hanoi.
Tel: (04) 3972-2609
64A Quan Su St, Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi.
Tel: (04) 6260-2725
115 Hai Ba Trung St, Ben Nghe ward, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City. Tel: (08) 3824-6491
Moon n Sun is offering moon cakes with a variety of flavours available, including melted matcha with salted egg yolk and lotus seed. Their signature cake is cheese with coffee moon cake with scattered gold leaves on surface. The gold leaves are edible and imported from France. Moon n Sun does not use preservatives or chemicals. Besides this, their boxes are luxuriously and elegantly designed.
Parkroyal Saigon Hotel
309B-311 Nguyen Van Troi St, Tan Binh Dist., Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3842-1111
Parkroyal Saigon Hotel prepares moon cakes for guests to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival to 15 September. The flavours include white lotus, tiramisu, green tea, green bean, taro & coconut yum and special mixed nuts. Prices start at VND680, 000 per box of four.
Sofitel Saigon Plaza
17 Le Duan St, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3824-1555
From August, Boudoir Lounge, at the Sofitel Saigon Plaza, introduces a perfect combination of wines and cuisine from Europe from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at VND600,000 .
Raw @ Boudoir, held every Wednesday of the first and the third weeks, serves wines with a variety of seafood. Cut @ Boudoir, held every Wednesday of the second and the fourth weeks, serves wine with charcuterie and cheeses.
The Reverie Saigon
Times Square Building, 22-36 Nguyen Hue Blvd. & 57-69F Dong Khoi St, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3823-6688
In August, The Royal Pavilion Restaurant, at The Reverie Saigon, serves a selection of vegetarian specialties to celebrate Vu Lan Festival. A la carte menu starts from VND198,000 per dish.
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dinner: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. daily
Rates may be subject to 5-per-cent service charge and 10-per-cent VAT if there is no statement to the contrary.