Scheduled to open in 2020, Singapore based Mandarin Oriental is set to open a new hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The property is to be named Mandarin Oriental, Saigon. This property will also form a part of Union Square Saigon which is essentially a commercial building and is under renovation currently. The mixed complex upper floors will serve as the hotel whereas the rest will house a variety of international luxury retail outlets. Owned by the Union Square Company Limited, the hotel comprises of 227 guestrooms and suites. The hotel will also feature six restaurants and bars, a range of banquets, meeting spaces, a fitness center, a Spa and an outdoor swimming pool.
According to James Riley, Group Chief Executive of 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.”
Jonathan Au, General Director of Union Square Saigon also added the following about the property:
“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. ”
Mandarin Oriental is located adjacent to the Saigon Opera House and the People’s Committee building and is within walking distance of city\s most of the key landmarks and shopping centers
About Mandarin Oriental
Headquartered in Singapore, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award winning owner and operator or luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Today it operates 31 hotels and eight residences in 21 countries. Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is part of the Jardine Matheson Group.