I stayed there for 10 nights, I loved the room which overlooked the river. The room had a king size bed and a large bathroom with lots of old charm. I could hear the cars tooting outside but it did ease when I went to bed. The double glazing helps. The sounds are all apart of the experience. The staff were very helpful and honest, as I left the room safe open twice!
The breakfast is really extensive from tropical fruits to noodles & pastries. I really looked forward to breakfast.
I ate out for dinner most nights as the meals didn't excite me much. Cocktails are great!
You have to try the vietnamese coffee with condensed milk at one of the many coffee shops in the area. I'm now addicted to the stuff, which is unusual because I drink coffee without sugar.
The hotel is a short walk to shops and markets.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Hotel Majestic Saigon has been ranked at 118 among Asia’s top 125 hotels at the 2011 Readers’ Choice Awards which is based on voting preference of travelers of which has been praised by Conde Nast, a Top Travel Publication on 20 October, 2011. It’s our honor to officially confirm that the new Majestic Building will be an Annex Wing on Nguyen Hue street and next to the Existing Building. The Colonial Building since 1925 which on No. 1 Dong Khoi street is still forever maintained as its Colonial French Architecture.Since 1925, Majestic Hotel has occupied one of the finest locations in Saigon where guests can enjoy the stunning views of Saigon River. The old world boutique charm of the hotel, the elegance of columned and arched classical French colonial design glorify the Golden Age of architecture. Luxury is achieved through attention to details and complete comfort ensured through courteous service.The Majestic has gone through several reincarnations over the years, changes that reflect the tumultuous history of Vietnam. During World War II, the Japanese Imperial Army used this French colonial structure as a military barracks. During the Vietnam War, it was frequented by foreign correspondents and espionage agents. It is A Hotel of Tradition - Hospitality - Elegance. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Majestic Saigon Hotel
- Majestic Hotel Saigon
- Majestic Ho Chi Minh
- Majestic Hotel Ho Chi Minh City