Saigon Morin, Hue, Vietnam
Originally built in 1901, the hotel was the first of its kind in Central Vietnam and it still retains its French Colonial charm. With over a 100 years of history the Morin has played an active part in Vietnamese historical events, many of which are reflected in the fascinating black and white photographs displayed around the hotel.
After a significant renovation in 1997, the hotel has been restored to its former glory and now has a swimming pool and 183, spacious rooms with high ceilings, dark wooden floors and period furniture. The hotel has a choice of restaurants and bars offering European, Asian and Hue specialities. However its central location, overlooking the park and the Perfume River, make it extremely convenient to also explore the numerous restaurants options nearby should you wish to.
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Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Crossing to the north bank of the Perfume River, you will enter the imposing moated Citadel, built by Emperor Gia Long in 1804.
During a two-hour journey upriver you can first explore Thien Mu Pagoda, a serene and picturesque landmark which is also an important Buddhist site.
Located near the ancient citadel in a peaceful suburb of Hue the Y Thao cooking school is a truly unique way to learn more about Vietnamese cuisine and of course lend a hand in creating a culinary masterpiece.