Saigon Morin Hue
Ideally located in the very heart of Hue City, four facades facing Le Loi – Hung Vuong & Hoang Hoa Tham – Truong Dinh street, offering the best view of Truong Tien Bridge and Perfume River, Hotel Saigon Morin features the French colonial style, luxurious facilities and professional services. Established in 1901, Hotel Saigon Morin is famous for not only the first hotel in Central but also a historic tourist symbol of Hue and Viet Nam.
Morin hotel rapidly became the centre of commerce, culture and tourism in Hue city under Nguyen Dynasty. It’s is the fact that the hotel location was a key element of success. The hotel was situated at the centre of Hue city, facing to Huong River and Truong Tien Bridge. It took only a short walk to the public buildings, Western leisure centre, sport club, Indochina bank
From December 20th 1946 to February 5th, 1947, Morin Hotel happened the bloody fighting between Viet Minh forces attacked from the outside and the French army defended inside. Morin Grand Hotel was partly damaged and burned by the fighting.
From 1951 to 1995, the building is continuously ruined by the weather and war, no renovation at all. Especially in Tet offensive in 1968, the hotel is the place which is first recaptured by US army after under control of Vietnam liberation front army for nearly one month. In 1957, the building is used to house Hue University, close to the US military command centre. In 1989, Morin hotel was transferred to Thua Thien Hue Tourism used as a hotel. At that time, the deluxe hotel was the most popular with back-packer tourists.
After massive renovation, the hotel reopened in 1997 and renamed to "SAIGON MORIN". The hotel now has 180 guest rooms, 4 restaurants and recreations. Since its reopening, the Saigon Morin has been widely acknowledged as the most luxurious hotel in Hue and welcomed many celebrities and distinguished travelers on their visit to Hue.
Hotel Saigon Morin is awarded as Top 5 best historic hotels in Vietnam
- Premium City Deluxe: 60m2 , 57 rooms
- Premium River Deluxe: 50m2, 57 rooms
- Colonial Suite: 70m2, 7 rooms
- Morin Suite: 100m2, 6 rooms
- Executive Suite: 210m2, 5 rooms