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Value for Money March - April 2016

HOTELS

Mai Chau Ecolodge
Na Thia Village, Na Phon Commune, Mai Chau Dist, Hoa Binh Province
Tel: (0218) 3819888

Mai Chau Ecolodge has recently provided daily shuttle busservices from Hanoi to Mai Chau and vice-versa on 16-seat transit cars. Thetrips usually take three hours by car. Located in the northeast mountainousarea, the place is a completely different world of pure air, untouched natureand fascinating tribal culture. Mai Chau Ecolodge is located right at the heartof Mai Chau Valley within walking distance to Lac and  Pom Coon villages. The Mai Chau Ecolodge wasbuilt entirely from natural materials with thatched roofs, bamboo interiors,wooden furniture and jungle showers. Every bungalow was meticulously designedto embody the local stilt house style and traditional Thai ethnic culture.Price starts from VND2,300,000. Visit www.maichau.ecolodge.asia. 


U Sapa Hotel
No 8, Cau May, Sapa Town, Sapa Dist, Lao Cai Province
Tel: (020) 3871996

U Sapa Hotel in Sapa Town of Lao Cai Province has a promotion on its room rate with 25% discount forstays 1 March to 30 June; plus special restaurant credit of $25 per room perstay; applied for minimum two- night stay booking. Price starts from $94 oraround VND2,000,000 per room with breakfast and internet accesses.

 

Novotel Suites Hanoi
05 Duy Tan St, Cau Giay, Hanoi
Tel: (04) 35766666

Accor Hotels has launched a new hotel in Hanoi-the NovotelSuites Hanoi, which is located on Duy Tan Street, a fast-growing and developedeconomic area of Cau Giay District in the east part of Hanoi. The hotel offers151 comfortable units, including the contemporary “Live N Dream” studio roomsand one to three bedroom apartments. Each studio comes fully equipped with akitchenette within at least 32-square meters of space. Featuring Food ExchangeRestaurant and Gourmet Bar, the hotel is opening a new horizon of livingexperience for clients who come to Hanoi for business purposes and also fortheir families in long term. Visit www.novotel.com.

 

Paradise Vietnam
Hanoi Office
Unit 201, 2nd Floor, Hanoi Tower, 49 Hai Ba Trung St, Hoan Kiem Dist, Hanoi
Tel: (04) 3941 6666
info@paradisevietnam.com

Paradise Vietnam introduces its newest line of cruise ships,La Vela Cruises, which will be launched on April 1, 2016. The leading 5-starHalong Bay cruise company ensures that their unrivalled levels of quality andservice will now be extended in this recent venture. The La Vela Cruises fleetconsists of just two ships: The La Vela Classic and the La Vela Premium. The LaVela Classic holds 28 cabins – 26 deluxe cabins and 2 suites – whereas the LaVela Premium holds 21 cabins – 13 premium cabins and 8 balcony cabins.

Unusual for Halong Bay cruise ships, there are also optionsfor connecting cabins for family travelers. Both La Vela Cruise ships are steelboats that reflect the Roaring ‘20s in their sophisticated Art Deco design, andthus are in contrast to Paradise Vietnam’s traditionally designed Indochinawooden cruise ships. Expansive sundecks that come fully furnished with sunbedsare an extra highlight of both cruise ships. The La Vela Cruise ships are openfor bookings now and offer 1-day, 2-day and 3-day cruises, as well as themedcruises for special occasions, all of which will reflect the high standards setby Paradise Vietnam. For more information, visit: www.paradisevietnam.com


Sheraton Hanoi Hotel
11 Xuan Dieu St, Hanoi
Tel: (04) 3719-9000

Oven D’or at the Sheraton Hanoi has a wine brunch every Sun.during April VND1,350,000 / person. Also, Dinner Buffet  15-17 April VND1,200,000 /  and Dinner Buffet  from 26th April to 1st May, inc. foie gras,grilled lobster, sushi, sashimi and grilled meat. Price: VND1,300,000 /person (include free flow wine, Tiger Draught beer and soft drinks). Enjoyafternoon tea Monday to Sunday (12 :00 – 16 :30) VND200,000 / set. Also, ChefPatrick Morris at Hemispheres Steak & Seafood Restaurant introduces 4different types of meat on one plate: rabbit, venison, quail, pigeon. Price:VND1,600,000/ set for 2 persons.

 

Indochine Palace
105A Hung Vuong St, Hue
Tel: (054) 3936666
Email: sales@indochinepalace.com

Indochine Palace in Hue is offering an ‘Escape To HuePackage’ at VND2,229,000 for two persons, valid until 31 October.  The package includes 2 days and 1 night’saccommodation in a Palace Deluxe room, daily international buffet breakfast,dinner for two persons at La Brasserie Restaurant and welcome fruit basket onarrival date.

 

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort
Bai Bac, Son Tra Peninsula, Danang
Tel: (0511) 3938888
e-mailreservations.icdanang@hg.com

InterContinental Danang Sun Peninsula Resort has a promotioncalled ‘Advance purchase offer’. Clients book their rooms in advance & save15% on room rate. Free international buffet breakfast, late check-out andinternet access. Promotion is applied for 14 days booking in advance of yourstay and based on two adult.

 

Sheraton Nha Trang
26-28 Tran Phu St, Nha Trang City, 
Khanh Hoa Province
Tel: (058) 388 0000


Sheraton Nha Trang is offering a ‘Family Package’ that willoffer 50% discount on the second room for kids (up to 21 years). The packageincludes daily breakfast for two, connecting rooms (if available) with thepurchase of two or more rooms, free participation in Sheraton Adventure Clubactivities (up to two children per room), complimentary Kids Menu for lunch orbuffer dinner for kids. (Kids under 12 eat free with purchase of adult meal inrestaurant).

 

Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon
253 Nguyen Van Troi St, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 38449222

Eastin Grand Hotel Saigon offers a meeting and accommodationpackage valid until 30 April priced from VND2,450,000 / person ($ 108 /person), including one night at Deluxe Room Accommodation, Full Day meetingpackage, including 2 coffee breaks, 1 lunch and free welcome cocktail andcomplimentary Wi-Fi connection. Contact at essm@eastingrandsaigon.com or 84-8-38449222.

 

RESORTS AND SPAS

FLC Vinh Thinh Resort
Vinh Tuong Dist, Vinh Phuc Province
Tel: (0211) 3785 888


The FLC Group has officially opened the FLC Vinh ThinhResort in Vinh Tuong District of Vinh Phuc Province on 6 March, 2016. Locatedin a spacious area of 7,4 ha in the northern part of the province, around 80kmfrom Hanoi Centre, the resort promises to be a weekend getaway destination withits environmentally-friendly landscapes, fresh air, and peace and tranquility.It provides extensive meeting facilities with high-tech audio and visualequipment. The resort’s skilled event team can assist customers with planningout a conference on a small, medium, or large scale.

The resort’s restaurant, boasting a royal style andAsian-European cuisine and local flavors, can seat up to 300 guests at a time.Other facilities include a hotel, bungalows, a mini golf course, tennis courts,indoor and outdoor swimming pools and children’s play areas. ‘The resort isopening a new horizon of living experience for clients who come to Vinh PhucProvince for business and also for companies to hold parties or teambuildingevents,’ said the resort’s CEO.

In the second phase, FLC Vinh Thinh Resort project willfeature a golf academy, Disneyland-styled entertainment areas, and a five-starhotel and a premium amusement park on an area of over 250 ha. The project isexpected to turn Vinh Phuc into a leading tourist attraction in the north,developing its service and industrial structure.

 

Palm Garden Resort 
Lac Long Quan St, Cua Dai Beach, Hoi An City
Tel: (0510) 392-7927
E-mail: info@pgr.com.vn 
www.palmgardenresort.com.vn

‘Family at Get-Away Paradise Package’, valid until 20December. VND5,999,000

The package includes a two-night accommodation in a SuperiorGarden View room with buffet breakfast, round-trip airport transfer from/toDanang International Airport, lunch or dinner for the family, one extra bed,two discount vouchers of 50% off for body massage at Palm Spa, 20% discount onlaundry service, 15% discount on sport & recreation and free activities atthe Kids Club for children.

 

A La Carte Danang Beach 
200 Vo Nguyen Giap St, Son Tra Dist, Danang
Tel: (0511) 3959 555

A la Carte Danang Beach is offering a ‘Value Added Offer’valid until 31 May. Guests who stay two nights get a complimentary signaturedrink at Top Bar; those who stay three nights and get a complimentaryVietnamese Set Menu at Fishca Restaurant; those who stay four nights and a complimentary60-minute massage treatment at Spice Spa. All complimentary items are one-timedeals only.

 

Muine Bay Resort
Quater 14, Mui Ne Ward , Phan Thiet City
Tel. (062) 222-0222
email: info@muinebayresort.com

Family Getaway valid until 31 October. VND2.210.000 / FamilyRoom / Night (Room Surcharges on weekend at VND300,000/room/night).

Package includes one night’s stay in a family room (threeadults or two adults and two children under 11), one food & beveragevoucher valued at VND600.000 to be used at Cho Que outdoor restaurant, twococktail glasses for parents served at Pool Bar, two complimentary ice creamsets for two children aged below 11 served at pool bar, half-day free bikesrental for parents, full-day free scooters rental for two children under 11,complimentary tea, coffee and cake served at Pool Bar from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.everyday, a Mui Ne Sand Hill tour shuttle bus service between Muine Bay resortand Phan Thiet City.

 

Novotel  Phu QuocResort
Duong Bao Hamlet, Duong To Commune, Kien Giang Province
Tel: (077) 6260999

Novotel  Phu QuocResort has recently been opened by the Accor on Phu Quoc Island. As the fifthNovotel in Vietnam, the resort is conveniently located near Duong Dong and isclose to many of the island’s top attractions, such as Sao Beach, the fishingvillage of Ham Ninh and various pearl farms. Guests can choose from theresort’s 366 contemporary spacious room types, including 120 suites and villas.Each accommodation type features a sofa bed, a balcony or terrace and 42-inch LCDTVs, while 20 of the villas boast private pools. The resort is home to twocontemporary restaurants and three intimate bars as well as 650 square metresof flexible meeting and event space can cater 550 persons at a time. On theopening occasion, the resort also offers special rates at prices starting fromVND1,850,000, valid until 30 April.

 

FOOD PROMOTIONS

Lackah restaurant, 
Crowne Plaza West Hanoi
36 Le Duc Tho St, My Dinh 2 Ward, 
Nam Tu Liem Dist, Hanoi
Tel: (04) 6270 6688

Crowne Plaza West Hanoi has ‘The Korean Food Festival’,which takes place from 25 to 31 March 2016 with guest Chef Sang Geun Bae, fromthe Holiday Inn Gwang Ju, Korea. Korea is marked by four distinct seasons andKoreans have traditionally believed that eating fresh seasonal foods helps themto stay healthy throughout the year. As a matter of fact, seasonal foods arehighly nutritious, so they help boost your immune system and also have the bestflavour. Visiting Hanoi Chef Sang will introduce the very best and freshestingredients from Gwang Ju, a southwestern city famous for its rich agricultureand also known as the bread basket of Korea. The most famous Korean signaturedishes will be presented throughout the week including, Kimchi, Bibimbap andBulgogi. Korean Food Festival is available at Lackah restaurant for Lunch andDinner. Lunch buffet is at VND450,000/person, Dinner buffet is atVND600,000/person.

 

Rooftop Sky Lounge & Club
25th floor, Bavico International Hotel NhaTrang, 02 Phan BoiChau St, Xuong Huan, Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa Province

Contact: Mr. Thang – 0901 911 788

Happy Hour at Rooftop Sky Lounge & Club: Visit RooftopSky Lounge & Club not only enjoying our outstanding music, but also get 1free glass of draught beer when you order one. 7 to 9 p.m. Applies to draughtbeer only.

 

Caravelle Saigon
19 Lam Son Square, Dist.1, 
Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3823-4999


Restaurant Nineteen

27 March, Easter Sunday Brunch, with roast boneless rabbitin red wine sauce, prime meat grill station and stuffed dark chocolate Eastereggs. The price starts VND890,000 excluding beverages per person.

 

Reflections Restaurant

From 22 to 26 March, the Culinary Art of Thierry Drapeau,with Three-Course Testing Menu at VND 1,050,000 and Degustation Menu atVND1,570,000. Cooking Class at Reflections Private Rooms will be available fora limited number of attendees on 25 March, at 2.30 p.m. Price at VND980,000 perperson

 

Le Meridien Saigon 
3C Ton Duc Thang St, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 62636688

Latest Recipe Restaurant

Every Friday & Saturday night in March and April,Canadian Lobster Nights, including rich and creamy lobster bisque, enticinggrilled lobster with garlic and butter, crunchy lobster pizza enhanced with BBQsauce, unique and flavourful lobster Tom Yum. Price: VND1.200.000 , includingwine, coffee and tea.

Latitude

In March, Café Gourmand, experience the way Parisians enjoytheir coffee, with a set of artisan petite French pastry accompanying any ofyour favourite choice of coffee at VND180,000 per person.

 

PARKROYAL Saigon Hotel
309B – 311 Nguyen Van Troi St, Tan Binh Dist, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3842-1111

14 to 20 March, Singapore Food Festival, Executive ChefJackson Goh from PARKROYAL Beach Road will present Singaporean culinary culturewith the special menu of authentic Singaporean favorites like Gado Gado, NgohHiang, Chicken in Prawn Pastem, Bak Kut Teh, Beef Rendang, Yang Chow FriedRice, Chilli Crab, Fried Kway Teow, Singapore Chicken Rice, Oyster Kai Lan.Indulge in desserts like Burbur Cha Cha, Pulut Hitam and Goreng Pisang. Buffetlunch at VND529,000 /person and buffet dinner at VND 799,000 /person.

 

Renaissance Riverside Hotel
8-15 Ton Duc Thang St, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3822-0033


Riverside Café

In March,  DinnerBuffet – Spring Seafood at VND900,000 /person including free flow beer &soft drink. Group booking from 20 people will enjoy free flow of Prosecco,beer, soft drinks, house wine, selected spirits & Liquors, sodas.

Kabin Restaurant

In March, enjoy 8 amazing dishes created with Red Bean Curdon the special A La Carte menu made by Chef from Hong Kong. VND450,000 /dish

Liquid Sky Bar

In March, every Saturday & Sunday, from 3 p.m. to8.p.m., Weekend Pool BBQ, at VND400,000 /person, free flow of Prosecco, beer,soft drinks, house wine, selected spirits & Liquors, sodas.

18 to 20 March, from 7.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m., Italian Foodpaired with Liquid Gold cocktails, with Italian flavors created by Chef Amigo.VND2,000,000 /person

 

Pullman Saigon Centre
148 Tran Hung Dao St, Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: (08) 3838-8686

Cobalt Restaurant and Rooftop Bar

Offers a package including three small plates designed toshare as well as a bottle of wine, only VND700,000 , daily until 10pm. EveryTuesday in March, “Hospitality Industry Night”, at VND50,000 for draughtHeineken, and VND80,000 for glasses of wine and VND100,000 for selectedcocktails. Just show your Business Card or Industry Card and get all thebenefits you are worth. From 6.30 p.m. until 10.30 p.m. A DJ will spin sometunes from 8 p.m. until late.

 

LOTTE LEGEND HOTEL SAIGON APPOINTS  NEW JAPANESE CHEF 

Yoshino Restaurant
2A-4A Ton Duc Thang, Dist.1, HCMC
T 84.8.3823.3333, Ext. 222
www.lottehotel.com/saigon


Japanese Chef, Mr Hirokatsu Fukuzato with 35 years ofexperience in the culinary field now starts working for Yoshino Restaurant atLotte Legend Hotel Saigon.

Mr Fukuzato has served dignitaries and VVIP from over theworld and been recognized as an expert in authentic Japanese culinary. In hisnew role at Lotte Legend Hotel Saigon, Mr. Hirokatsu Fukuzato will be in chargeof authentic Japanese cuisine for Yoshino Restaurant, where he can present hisspecialties in the traditional Japanese Kaiseki course.

From 15 March – 30 April, Yoshino’s diners can either dine with chef Fukuzato or enjoy traditionalJapanese Kaiseki prepared by himself throughout the promotion “Chef’s Table”.

Chef’s Table Special Menu is at 1,600,000 /person andaccompanied with a glass of sparkling sake.

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