Vietnamese hotels that have hosted the US President
Intercontinental Asiana Saigon and JW Marriott Hotel Hanoi are the two closest hotels to welcome White House leaders when visiting Vietnam.
JW Marriott Hanoi
JW Marriott is the hotel former President Obama chose to stay in during his visit to Vietnam last year. The hotel is located near the National Convention Center, designed according to the idea of a “legendary dragon” symbolizing power and nobility. The room of the head of state is the “dragon’s head”, where Obama used to stay for two nights.
The presidential room has a total area of 320 m2, divided into 8 different rooms. In which, the living room occupies nearly half of the total common use area, is a place to receive guests, meet tables when necessary. The room has a large glass door system, overlooking the whole city. There are three 47-inch large televisions and a modern sound system. One is located in the living room, the other is installed in the private office and bedroom.
This is the hotel former US President George W. Bush used to stay in when he attended the Hanoi APEC Conference in November 2006. The hotel is located near West Lake, having hosted former US President Bill Clinton and many other famous politicians such as the Emperor and Empress of Japan in March.
The hotel has 299 rooms with 18 floors, all with views of West Lake and Red River. The largest room is the Emperor, up to 176 m2, located on the 18th floor, with classical-style furniture. The spaces are designed separately such as bedrooms, offices. The dining table can accommodate up to 8 guests, suitable for intimate meals or meetings.
The hotel has been open since 1996 and the presidential room here used to be the resting place of more than 70 heads of state and high-ranking leaders of countries when coming to Vietnam. In addition to former US President Bill Clinton (visit in 2000), some other VIP guests include Russian President Vladimir Putin, former Chinese President Hu Jintao, or former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva…
Royal Suite (Royal room) is a room for heads of state, 288 m2 wide with two living rooms, three bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, separate dressing room with many wardrobes… In which, the living room the second can be used as a meeting room, dining room for 8-10 people. This is a penthouse located on the 17th floor with 3 sides facing 3 sides.
Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi
This is the hotel where former US President Bill Clinton stayed twice. Last year, the hotel was the residence of French President Francois Hollande. The hotel opened in 1901, is one of the oldest hotels in Hanoi, located near Hoan Kiem Lake and the Opera House.
Grand Prestige Suite is the President’s room, which has welcomed many heads of state, has an area of nearly 200 m2, including bedroom, living room, office, library, private spa… The first 5-star hotel In Hanoi, the room has an old French colonial architecture style, located in the Opera Wing area.
Intercontinental Asiana Saigon
In Saigon, this is the latest hotel to welcome the White House boss during his 2016 visit. Located at the intersection of Le Duan and Hai Ba Trung, District 1 with 21 floors, the hotel has 305 rooms overlooking the city center. City opened in 2009. Last year, Obama stayed here the night of May 24.
The headroom is located on the 20th floor, with an area of 200m2, including 2 bedrooms, a living room, and an office. The interior of the room is mainly yellow and white. Newly opened and operated by a famous corporation in the world, the hotel was chosen by Obama instead of the familiar names that previous presidents often chose.
New World Saigon
The hotel has welcomed US President George HW Bush, Bill Clinton, and George W Bush three times during his visit to Vietnam, respectively in 1995, 2000, and 2006. With 14 floors, the hotel has 553 rooms, including the original room. Prime Minister hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, former Japanese Prime Minister Keizō Obuchi, former South Korean Prime Minister Lee Han Dong, former Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Ahmad…
The Presidential Room is located on the top floor of the building, with an area of 181 m2, including many separate rooms and large glass doors, overlooking 3 different directions of the city. The element of safety and security in this room is absolute. The living room is the place with the largest area, set a table for about 10 people, can be used for meetings or as a dining table. There are also 3 bathrooms and a kitchen. Follow vnexpress
Photo: Giang Huy, Phong Vinh, Hotels
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