A number of new hotel projects and rebrandings of existing hotels have been announced in Vietnam in recent days, with new hotels coming to Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phu Quoc, Danang, Can Tho in the Mekong Delta, Lang Son and Hai Phong.
Hilton has announced the redevelopment and rebranding of its existing Hilton Hanoi property into the Waldorf Astoria Hanoi. The 187 room property, which is close to the city’s old quarter and Hoan Kiem Lake, the National Museum of Vietnamese History, Ba Dinh Square and Trang Tien Plaza is owned by BRG Group and will see the current Hilton Hanoi Opera closed for refurbishment, though the date has not been disclosed. The hotel will reopen in 2025 and will have four food outlets including the brand’s Peacock Alley bar and restaurant, a rooftop lounge and two other yet to be announced restaurants, as well as a Waldorf Astoria spa. Hilton has a pipeline of nine new Vietnam hotels to be opened in coming years.
Ho Chi Minh City
In Ho Chi Minh City, the Vinpearl Landmark 81, Autograph Collection will be a 223-room hotel in the 461-meter tower on the banks of the Saigon River. The property is one of six previously announced by Marriott
It is a conversion of the Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81, with 223 rooms and suites, three food and beverage outlets, 12 function spaces, a business centre, spa, outdoor pool, and fitness centre.
This Danang Marriott Resort and Spa will be a rebranding of Vinpearl Luxury Danang, located on Non Nuoc Beach, close to downtown Danang. The property is anticipated to feature 200 rooms and suites, 39 villas with a modern, residential design, and locally inspired accents, five food and beverage outlets, eight event spaces, an infinity pool, a spa, kids club, tennis court and a dive centre.
The Sheraton Long Beach Phu Quoc Resort is a rebranding from the existing Vinpearl Phu Quoc Resort on the west coast of Phu Quoc, the property plans to feature 500 modern and residential rooms, suites, and villas, three food and beverage outlets, extensive conference space, three pools, a spa, and a kids club.
The Sheraton Hai Phong is a rebranding of the Vinpearl Hotel Imperial, Hai Phong, the property is set to feature 362 modern, residential rooms and suites, four food and beverage outlets, a ballroom and four function spaces, a pool, spa and fitness centre.
The Sheraton Can Tho is a rebranding of the Vinpearl Hotel Can Tho, the 262-key hotel on the banks of the Can Tho River includes a restaurant, lobby lounge, terrace café and outdoor swimming pool with pool bar. There is also extensive event space, including a grand ballroom.
The Four Points by Sheraton Lang Son is a 21-storey hotel in the northern city of Lang Son, currently known as the Vinpearl Hotel Lang Son, plans to feature 127 rooms and suites, four food and beverage venues, a spa and a ballroom.
Two additional new-build hotels – Sheraton Vinh and Four Points by Sheraton Ha Giang – are expected to open in 2025.
Also in Phu Quoc, The Lux Collective is opening an overwater resort under the Lux resorts and hotels brand. The resort will be on the northern coast which is adjacent to a UNESCO-listed Biosphere Reserve spanning over 314,000 sqm. The resort is ‘dragon-shaped’ and will consist of two areas connected by a 4-kilometre long jetty over the shallow waters and coral reefs of Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve. The developer says that “Its design inspiration originates from reimagined Vietnamese traditions with a minimalist twist” and will be built “in harmony with nature and biodiversity.”
The 126-villa only resort includes 109 overwater villas (most with private pool), 13 beach pool villas, 2 penthouses and 2 beachfront pool mansions. It will also feature restaurants with innovative world-class cuisine, spa, fitness centre, four swimming pools and a children’s playground and other modern facilities and amenities.