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Continental Saigon puts on numerous promotions to celebrate 138th birthday
By Quynh Anh
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Continental Saigon puts on numerous promotions to celebrate 138th birthday

By Quynh Anh

Façade of the Hotel Continental Saigon, arguably the oldest hotel in Vietnam - PHOTO: COURTESY OF HOTEL CONTINENTAL SAIGON

HCMC - Continental Saigon, which is described as Vietnam’s oldest hotel and operated by Saigontourist Holding Company, is celebrating its 138th birthday by launching a host of promotions from September 24 to 30.

For a la carte menu, guests can enjoy 20% off the bill. A free dessert is available for those having breakfast at the Hotel Continental Saigon. Those who have dinner will receive a complimentary Special Cocktail. From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. everyday, guests ordering beer and cocktail will receive one free.

Noon wedding parties will be entitled to a 15% discount on food from Monday to Friday and a 10% discount on weekends. Guests will benefit from a 10% discount on food when booking night wedding parties from Monday to Friday and 5% on weekends.

Conferences and other events that are booked together with lunch or dinner get a 50% reduction of space rent and 20% for those with tea break only.

The Hotel Continental Saigon is located in the heart of HCMC, so it is within walking distance to major tourist attractions.

The hotel has 86 rooms, two restaurants capable of seating 450 guests, bars, four meeting rooms, five stores for rent and other services like massage, sauna, and fitness center.

Designed for tropical climate, the rooms are spacious and filled with natural light from the balconies or windows overlooking the Saigon Opera House.

The restaurants in the hotel own a long history like that of the hotel itself. This was the rendezvous for politicians and press correspondents to get updated about daily events. At present, they still retain the old charm and the taste of traditional dishes.

The Hotel Continental Saigon has welcomed several world-renowned celebrities such as Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore who won the 1913 Nobel Prize for literature, award-winning writer Andre Malraux whose “Man’s Fate” won the 1933 Prix Goncourt, British writer Graham Greene, the author of “The Quiet American” which is about the transitional period between the French Colonist and the American Empire in the Vietnam War. The hotel was also a locale set in the movie “Indochine” which won two Academy Awards and one Golden Globe.

The hotel has been recognized as the best four-star hotel in Vietnam by the Vietnam National Administration of Tourism and the Vietnam Tourism Association.

To ensure service quality, it has regularly organized training courses for staff or sent them abroad for learning. Therefore, its staff always try to make sure that guests will have a wonderfully relaxing stay in the city, and a memorable experience.

The Hotel Continental Saigon is located at 132 - 134 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, HCMC. Tel: (84.28) 38 299 201 - Email: continentalhotel@vnn.vn.

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