[Wanderlust Tips April 2019] The doors to Hôtel Des Arts Saigon open as if by magic, drawing you through the light airy entrance to the lobby. Venturing further into the hotel, it’s as if you are travelling through time onto the set of a 1930s romantic movie, each step taking you ever deeper into an enchanted bygone world.
LEAVE REALITY BEHIND AND STEP INTO SAIGON LUXURY
The harsh realities of the present moment fade out almost without you noticing, as a kinder, softer world gradually comes into focus. A world of quiet elegance, exquisite but refined taste and graceful living. Like the delicious smell of freshly brewed coffee that permeates the vibrant café scene of Saigon’s streets, a serene atmosphere fills the opulent spaces and secluded corners of the hotel. Spaces which you notice are adorned with carefully selected unique decorative pieces. Your soul is soothed as you relish each beautiful work of art, the gorgeous fabrics, flowing silks and low warm lighting. The staff approach offering to attend to your needs with the grace and poise of a ballerina. Nothing jars, everything flows.
The vibe is tres chic. It’s Paris, darling. The pace gentle, the décor Indochine. The sense of hospitality is classy, classic French style. Glamour is everywhere and it rocks. Be ready to freely cast aside your protective exterior and indulge your sensual side – that part of you that adores fine wines, gourmet food, the beauty of exclusive designer clothes and jewelry, and luxurious pampering. Slip unashamedly into a tender mood perfect for enjoying the rituals of an afternoon tea reminiscent of colonial days, the leisurely smoking of a Cuban cigar in a gentleman’s boudoir or the sipping of a champagne cocktail from an elegant bar stool. You will be in good company.
HÔTEL DES ARTS SAIGON DELIVERS DAZZLE AND DREAMS
In this opulent setting, the air is electric with the possibility of romance. As guests pass through communal areas, the sense that wonderful things are about to happen is palpable. Intimate spaces throughout this establishment provide a perfect venue for those wishing to relax in an exclusive, discrete setting. You cannot help but wonder who is sequestered in the quiet corner booth as you get a waft of fragrance or catch a glimpse of sartorial elegance.
The twinkling lights of Saigon reflect the dazzling guests of the Social Club Rooftop Bar as day turns into night. An upbeat atmosphere builds as conversations spark over a wide selection of sundowners, signature cocktails and delicious drinks. A gentle breeze passing through the warm night air caresses shoulders and frees spirits. The crowd is eager to enjoy the night to the full and a sense of excitement ripples through them. The glow of the pool radiates a dreamy light which is mirrored on their faces. Music carefully chosen by a top class DJ reaches your ears and lifts you up.
EXQUISITE LIFESTYLE EXPERIENCES AT HÔTEL DES ARTS SAIGON
Hôtel des Arts Saigon draws a discerning clientele who aspire to enjoy the best that life has to offer. They know what their life values and they appreciate the beauty in everything. And here at the hotel we aim to offer them memorable sensory experience to savour.
Those in the know will find out about fashion shows, art exhibitions, exclusive culinary events and more. Some examples of past events include trunk shows and fashion events with luxury brands, meals with Michelin-starred chefs and an exclusive wine dinner with Baron Philippe de Rothschild, who is known worldwide for his ownership of Château Mouton-Rothschild. At this event, guests had the once in a lifetime experience of tasting some of the most prestigious Grand Cru wines and millésime champagnes in the world. For example, each year Château Mouton-Rothschild selects a painting from a famous artist to create a unique label for their bottles of outstanding Mouton Grand Cru wine. Hôtel des Arts Saigon aligns with other high luxury brands as well that show class and a taste for the fine arts at every turn.
In addition, a key element for lovers and arts and culture is that Hotel des Arts Saigon, MGallery is just minutes away from some of the most iconic French architectural beauties in Vietnam such as the Central Post Office, Saigon’s NotreDame Cathedral and the sculptural beauty of the Saigon Opera House.
The Hôtel des Arts Saigon blurs the boundaries between a hotel that is simply a luxurious escape and one that creates an unforgettable lifestyle experience for its guests. Regardless of whether you are passionate about wine and fine dining, luxury brands, world-class DJs or lush relaxation, you will find something to spark your soul at this life-affirming destination for Saigon visitors and locals alike.