Hotel Majestic (Saigon)

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The Hotel Majestic, decorated for Tết 2011.

The Hotel Majestic is a historic luxury hotel located in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Built for local Chinese businessman Hui Bon Hoa in 1925 in a French Colonial and classical French Riviera styles.[1]

It is located at 1 Dong Khoi Street, formerly rue Catinat. After 1975, the hotel name was changed to Mekong Hotel (Khách Sạn Cửu Long):[2] and it became a government guest house. It was recently renamed again to the original name, the six storey building is now a 5 star hotel overlooking the Saigon River. It is owned by the state-owned Saigon Tourist.

Saigon Tourist announced a 1.9 trillion VND expansion project of the Majestic Hotel in July 2011. It plans to construct two towers of 24 and 27 storeys within 3 years. The new complex will have a total 538 rooms, 353 of which will be hotel rooms.[3]

Literature[edit]

  • William Warren, Jill Gocher (2007). Asia's legendary hotels: the romance of travel. Singapore: Periplus Editions. ISBN 978-0-7946-0174-4. 

See also[edit]

Other historic hotels in Ho Chi Minh City:

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ Dawn by the Sông Sàigòn
  3. ^ "Mở rộng Majestic". The Saigon Times. 2011-07-06. Retrieved 2011-07-06. 

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Coordinates: 10°46′23″N 106°42′22″E / 10.77306°N 106.70611°E / 10.77306; 106.70611