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December Highlights of hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

2009-12-04 (GMT + 7)

Tasting seafood buffet dinner and coffee at the Ramana From now until December 30 (except hristmas Eve on December 24), the Ramana Hotel is offering a seafood buffet dinner with free flow of soft drinks, coffee & tea with a 20% discount for wines and a 10% discount for alcoholic drinks. The price is VND299,000 per adult and VND150,000 per child. The thirteenth member of each party eats for free.

A view of the Windsor Spa in HCMC's District 5. - Photo: Courtesy of the Windsor Plaza Hotel Saigon.
The buffet is available from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with traditional music and a performance of a Filipino band.

Today also marks the opening of the hotel’s coffee stop as an ideal venue for people to relax. The coffee stop offers fine coffees, fresh juices, home-made pastries and ice-cream delights as well as piano music and a Filipino band.

Return of poolside BBQ at the Renaissance Riverside

The Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon re-launches its well-known Pool BBQ at the hotel’s Poolside Terrace on level 21 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m. every Friday and Saturday (weather permitting).

The Pool BBQ delights all diners in an outdoor ambience around the pool overlooking the city skyline and Saigon River with a variety of food choices at the price of VND600,000+ per person (half price for children under 13), excluding beverages.

Advance bookings are recommended. Call 08 3822 0033 ext. 2707 or email A special discount for Renaissance Dining Club Card members applies.

New programs at the Caravelle

From now until December 26, the Caravelle Hotel is offering festive afternoon high tea and Christmas goodies on sale at the Lobby Lounge. There will be a Christmas light-up party at the Lobby Lounge on December 11 that promises to be an exciting event.

As one of Saigon’s premier wedding venues with a capacity of up to 700 people, the Caravelle Hotel also offers young people about to give up their single status wedding packages from VND590,000 per person, inclusive of VAT & service charges.

Bong Sen introduces external party service

The Bong Sen Saigon Hotel has launched a new service of on-site parties including buffets, birthday parties, cocktail parties and engagement parties to answer the demand of individuals and companies.

The party menus feature a wide range of Vietnamese, Asian and European foods and other specialties. There is a Halal menu featuring foods following the precepts of Hinduism, a ‘green’ menu enriched in vitamins and foods cooked with useful medicine.

For more information, visit, call 08 3823 8014 or email

Windsor Plaza launches exciting programs for December

Coming to the Windsor Plaza Hotel this month, guests may choose from a diversified program from food tasting to relaxation. Live Seafood and Suckling Pig at the hotel’s Ngan Dinh Chinese Restaurant offer savings of up to 50% off the regular price. The Grilled Goodness at Café Central Nguyen Hue features imported Australian rib-eye steak at the price of VND250,000VND++. The Veal Deal cooked Zürich style comes to Gardenstadt Restaurant at the price of VND250,000++. Amigo Grill Restaurant serves imported Australian beef and succulent fresh lobster at the starting price of VND500,000VND++.

The festive season packages, available from December 24 to February 20 for VND5,360,000++ for 2 persons, offer a two night stay in a Junior Suite with dinner for two, breakfast for two at the Café Central An Dong and a body massage for two at the Windsor Spa. Moreover, children visiting Café Central An Dong or Ngan Dinh Chinese Restaurant from December 1 until December 17 will have a chance to be invited to the Little VIP Sunday Brunch on December 20 for the most creative and meaningful wishes written on a star. Special gifts await selected wishers along with interactive games and live entertainment.

Source: VietNamNet/SGT

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