Hotel Saigon Morin – Hue
Hotel Saigon Morin in Hue is a name that echoes history and tradition.
Built in 1901 and playing host to dozens of celebrities and socialites over the years, it is very much a part of Hue's character. Now restored back to its century-old glory, Hotel Saigon Morin combines the old world charm of yesteryear with the expectations one would have of a top hotel.
The 183 room hotel is located across the Perfume River from the famed Citadel and boasts commanding views of the town and river. The landmark property has a chic colonial façade echoing the French-colonial era of a century ago, which lured guests such as Charlie Chaplin and Sir Roger Moore as well as dozens of royalty. Inside, the grandiose lobby is lined with images from this bygone era and the halls echo of the days of yore.
Over the years, painstaking restoration has retained this history feel yet incorporated modern touches to each and every guest room. The airy interiors of the rooms blend contemporary decoration and design with touches of colonial charm. The wooden floors and furniture form a perfect balance with the cream-colored walls while the in-room amenities cap off what is sure to be a comfortable and memorable stay.
Hotel Saigon Morin provides a wealth of on-site facilities aimed at maximizing a guest's stay. The outdoor swimming pool is the perfect sanctuary for a cool dip while the spa offers a full range of body healing options includes a steam bath. The resort also has a full-fledged gym with cardio and resistance machines for a complete and effective workout.
While the recent colonial history is evident in the physical structure of the hotel, Hue's imperial history comes alive through Hotel Saigon Morin's dining venues. For a taste of the Nguyen Dynasty, guests can dine at the Royal Restaurant where the ambiance reminisces of 19th century Vietnam and the food reflects the discerning tastes of the royalty. Other dining venues and the atmospheric bars echo the fine attention to detail commanded by the Nguyen emperors yet offer a range of cuisines, including the local favorites.
Hotel Saigon Morin is an ideal stay for families, couples or business travelers looking to stay in a top class hotel filled with history and tradition. The service, spacious rooms and on-site facilities guarantee a storied and memorable stay in Hue.
Morin Restaurant - Restaurant with traditional atmosphere serving international and local dishes
Garden Rendezvous - Casual outdoor diner
Royal Restaurant - Restaurant with Nguyen Dynasty theme
Panorama Bar - Bar with views of the Perfume River and Trang Tien Bridge
Lobby Bar - Comfortable setting to enjoy cakes, coffee and other drinks or snacks
Hotel Saigon Morin address in Hue: 30 Le Loi Street, Hue, Vietnam
On Le Loi Street, Hotel Saigon Morin is ideally located in Hue and close to many of the city's attractions. The Citadel is 2 kilometers away while Dong Ba Market is less than a kilometer from the hotel. Hue Airport is 12 kilometers from Hotel Saigon Morin.
Who should go?
Hotel Saigon Morin's colonial atmosphere, friendly service and on-site facilities are perfect for families, group or business travelers looking for a comfortable stay and easy access to Hue's main attractions. Hue is teeming with culture and tradition. Combining it with a quality stay at the hotel will maximize the experience in the town.
When to go?
During the rainy winter months that last from September to February, the temperatures in Hue can get rather chilly and visitors are advised to bring sweaters/jackets and umbrellas. Although the rainy weather makes outdoor sightseeing more of a hassle, the mist add a special quality to Hue's numerous pagodas. The summer months from March to August are characterized by hot and sunny weather with occasional heavy but brief rains. Late March and April is the most ideal time to visit Hue as rains are less frequent and temperatures are still relatively cool.
Where is it?
Overlooking the Perfume River on Le Loi Street, Hotel Saigon Morin is ideally located in close proximity to all of Hue's main attractions. The Citadel, Dong Ba Market and other nearby attractions are a pleasant 30-minute walk or a short drive. Hue Airport is 12 kilometers from the hotel.
What's not to be missed?
A boat trip along Perfume River. A plunge in the pool after a day of tourings. Sampling Vietnamese specialties at the Morin Restaurant.
At Hotel Saigon Morin, a vast array of culinary options awaits sampling all day long. The Morin Restaurant offers a traditional atmosphere to enjoy a hearty international or local meal. The Garden Rendezvous is a comfortable spot for tea and snacks as well as its renowned dinner buffet and barbeque. The Royal Restaurant transports guests back to 19th century Vietnam with its authentic decorations and music. The Panorama Bar and Lobby Bar are two great options for a cocktail or homemade cakes.