Intercontinental Hotels Group(IHG) has announced the opening of its first  Holiday Inn-branded property in Vietnam. A 10-minute drive from Tan Son Nhat International Airport, Holiday Inn and Suites Saigon Airport is close to  Ho Chi Minh City’s major dining and shopping hubs.

Expressing his views on this new opening, Clarence Tan, managing director, IHG South East Asia and Korea said, “We are absolutely thrilled to bring the Holiday Inn brand to Vietnam. With Ho Chi Minh City now a major hub in South East Asia, to have an international standard hotel so close to the airport will offer joyful experiences for both leisure guests and business travellers alike. With our expertise in over 80 countries, we are excited to provide a fresh, convenient and welcoming connection for all visitors to the city.”

Holiday Inn and Suites Saigon Airport features 350 rooms including 100 suites, offering city or pool views. At this property, you get to choose from a wide variety of local and international food options. There is Manja Manja restaurant serving  Italian and southern Vietnamese cuisine. For post-work drinks, head to Déli Café or Lobby Lounge to unwind and socialise.

This Holiday Inn property boasts having one of the largest meeting spaces in the city, accommodating  up to 1,200 guests. Song Saigon Ballroom has a seating capacity of  600 guests for banquets, and four additional function rooms can be combined to seat a further 270 guests.

The fourth floor houses plush lounges, a swimming pool and a 24-hour fitness centre.

Aneri Shroff