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Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Pullman redefines hospitality in Ho Chi Minh City with the opening of Pullman Saigon Centre

7 - Superior RoomPullman, Accor’s upscale brand, is making its debut in Ho Chi Minh City with the opening of Pullman Saigon Centre in the heart of the city.

The first Pullman property in Ho Chi Minh City and the third in Vietnam, this newly-built hotel is located in District 1, near the bustling Ben Thanh market, Saigon’s most famous local market.
“The Pullman brand is defined by its exceptional clientele - upscale, well-traveled, and cosmopolitan,” said Mr Patrick Basset, Senior Vice President for Accor Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, and the Philippines. “It is my sincere pleasure to introduce the brand-new Pullman Saigon Centre to the market in Ho Chi Minh City. The hotel is Pullman’s newest flagship in Southeast Asia and will redefine the hospitality landscape in the city; we expect the hotel will exceed the expectations of the growing demand for upscale accommodations in Ho Chi Minh City.”
Pullman Saigon Centre reflects the brand’s cosmopolitan, vibrant and modern identity, perfectly capturing the essence of hospitality for today’s upscale business and leisure - or “bleisure” - travelers. Mr Thierry Le Ponner, the hotel’s General Manager, said, “Pullman Saigon Centre brings a new concept of hospitality to Ho Chi Minh City. With the latest technology and contemporary designed products, this hotel will appeal to business and leisure travellers alike.”
Pullman Saigon Centre has 306 spacious guestrooms, including 17 opulently-appointed suites – all of which offer guests an intimate space ideal for resting, relaxing and working. The stylish furniture and amenities provide comfort and functionality for all types of travelers, featuring Pullman signature beds, separate rain showers, cutting-edge designed bathtubs, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi internet, coffee/tea making facilities, a 40-inch flat LED screen IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) with international channels, and multi-function panels that can integrate the room’s entertainment system with guests’ own devices. The highlight of the rooms is the floor-to-ceiling windows that offer spectacular views of the city’s skyline.
The Executive Rooms and Suites are also fitted with an espresso machine, docking station, iron, and in-room fitness gear. Guests will enjoy a unique experience in these cozy and private rooms, located on the 25th-29th floors, along with access to the Executive Loungeon the 30th floor, which offers exclusive express check-in and check-out, complimentary breakfast and all-day coffee/tea and soft drinks, free usage of the boardroom, computer station and business services, as well as evening cocktails. Besides enjoying the Executive Suite’s exclusive benefits, guests staying in the Pullman Signature Suite will get to indulge themselves in a sophisticated suite that offers an allure of an exclusive, upscale lifestyle.
“Today’s traveller has blurred the lines between their professional and private lives, and the need to stay connected is now stronger than ever,” added Mr Le Ponner. “Our Connectivity Lounge has therefore been designed to offer guests a high-speed digital experience, from its boardroom to the pool deck, with free high-speed Wi-Fi internet throughout.”
Cosmopolitan gastronomy for every taste bud
Pullman Saigon Centre’s restaurants and bars offer guests a unique culinary experience of international and local cuisines. Food Connexion Restaurant serves a sumptuous international buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as an innovative a la carte menu served with excellent wines by the glass or bottle from Pullman’s exclusive Vinoteca(R) wine collection. With a show kitchen concept and well-designed ambience, the hotel’s expert culinary team offers the best gastronomy, blending the best of the East and the West. There are three spacious private dining rooms available for guests seeking a private dining experience.
23 - Swimming Pool (Night)
The Cobalt Rooftop Restaurant, with a stunning panoramic view of Saigon’s skyline, is an urban loft that has an indoor seating and an open-air terrace offering progressive tapas, a grazing menu of selected dishes and designer drinks. The Urbane Lounge provides an intimate and relaxing atmosphere ideal for private meetings or for guests to enjoy a drink in a pleasurable environment. The Swimming Pool Bar treats guests with pleasant refreshments and snacks together with cool cocktails conjured by the bar’s talented mixologists.
The best place to meet in Saigon
Pullman Saigon Centre offers the brand’s signature Co-Meeting concept of comfortcommitmentconnectivity, and cohesion. The meeting spaces and facilities at Pullman Saigon Centre are impeccable, with a 700 square meter pillar-less function room catering to a wide spectrum of corporate and social events. The room is equipped with the latest technologies – widescreen LCD TVs, teleconference services, and complimentary internet connectivity – and a dedicated IT Solutions Manager and an Event Manager ensures that each function is perfectly executed. The ballroom can cater all kinds of events, including concerts, exhibitions and weddings. The five natural daylight meeting rooms can also accommodate delegates from small to large groups up to 120 guests. The hotel offers a Chill Out Space where guests can relax during innovative breaks and unwinding post-events. 
Options to indulge and relax
Pullman Saigon Centre invites guests to keep fit around the clock with at the hotel’s 24-hour Fit Loungeoffering cardiovascular training, kinesis, weightlifting, and floor exercises in a user-friendly environment with the latest equipment. A Jacuzzi and a sauna are also available to help guests unwind.  The Spa offers relaxation and regeneration with a range of targeted treatments of varying durations, adapted to the needs of both men and women. The hotel also features a large solarium outdoor swimming pool with a separate kids’ pool.

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