By Dat Tien in HCMC
|An ao dai (Vietnamese long dress) fashion show at the Majestic Hotel Saigon – Photo: Courtesy of Saigontourist|
For Saigonese and guests to the city to celebrate the Lunar New Year with delicious food and wine, two hotels under Saigontourist in downtown HCMC present special food and entertainment programs.
Majestic Hotel Saigon (1 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, tel: 3829 5517)
On Lunar New Year’s Eve (February 2), at the hotel’s Prima Ballroom & Breeze Sky Bar, guests can enjoy a buffet of Western and Asian dishes with free champagne, wine, beer, soft drinks, and mineral water from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. for US$89 per adult.
At the hotel’s M Bar on the eighth floor, an outdoor barbecue buffet will be held from 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. on February 2. Tickets are priced at US$89 per adult, inclusive of all kinds of drinks.
Also that night, admire the fireworks display, at the Serenade Restaurant on the seventh floor to eat from a sumptuous selection of European and Asian cuisine. Tickets are US$79 per adult.
All the Majestic venues will have entertainment such as lion dance, calligraphy displays, New Year music and dance shows and fashion shows.
Grand Hotel Saigon (8 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, tel: 3829 4046)
Do the New Year in classic Vietnamese style with an exotic Vietnamese Tet food program featuring banh tet, banh chung (glutinous rice cakes filled with green bean paste and fat pork), steamed pork with coconut water, vegetable pickles and watermelon to name a few. The hotel will give lucky money for guests.
The program will be prepared at the hotel’s Chez-Nous Restaurant from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. from January 30 to February 5. Tickets are priced at US$20 each.
On Lunar New Year’s Eve, enjoy the view of the fireworks display at the hotel’s Belle-vue Restaurant and enjoy the excellent service and delicious dishes with a cocktail party, Flamenco band, dance shows, gameshow, and lucky door prizes. Tickets are priced at US$35 per adult and US$20 per child.
At the swimming pool area, relax at the barbecue buffet from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. from January 30 to February 5 featuring grilled salmon with salt, barbecued lamb ribs, oyster and salads plus music by Filipino music band.
Tickets are VND90,000++ to VND280,000++ per dish. Buy 10 tickets in advance before January 30 get one free.
Collected by Vietnam hotels