The décor of its 168 rooms hearken to a time when overseas travel was a sophisticated, luxurious affair, hinting at mystery with its 19th-century, French-Indochine style. With four restaurants and bars to serve up a variety of culinary experiences, the hotel also offers guests the 23rd-floor Social Club, including the Social Pool Bar on the level above.
As part of its opening deal, the hotel is offering a special rate of US$120 (VND2.6 million) per night for superior rooms until Dec. 26.
Hotel des Arts is at 76-78 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai. Q3, HCMC. For more info, or to make reservations, visit accorhotels.com or call (08) 3989 8888