InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) opened the doors to InterContinental Hanoi Landmark72 in Hanoi, Vietnam. Situated in Keangnam Landmark72 from the 62nd to 71st floors, the hotel hosts 359 sophisticated and luxurious rooms and is the highest hotel in Vietnam.
Second InterContinental in Hanoi, it joins the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake located close to Hanoi’s famous Old Quarter.
The wider Landmark72 complex, which comprises retail, commercial, and entertainment offerings, includes a variety of meeting spaces. Situated close to some of Hanoi’s major landmarks and attractions, including Hanoi Museum, Vietnam National Convention Centre, Garden Shopping Centre; it is also the headquarters of many Vietnamese multinational corporations. The hotel is less than 40 minutes from Noi Bai International Airport, promising guests a smooth transit when visiting the capital city.
The hotel’s rooms include 34 spacious and well-appointed suites, all offering panoramic views of the city skyline through floor-to-ceiling windows from the 62nd to the 70th floors. Club InterContinental guests can also enjoy exclusive access to the Club InterContinental Lounge on the hotel’s 71st floor – one of the largest in South East Asia. Guests can enjoy dining while taking in the view from 300m above the city.
Commenting on the hotel opening, Leanne Harwood, Vice President, Operations, South East Asia and Korea, IHG, said: “Hanoi is truly a booming travel destination in the region, with double-digit year-on-year growth in international arrivals and attracting over four million visitors in 2016 alone. Opening our second InterContinental hotel in Hanoi puts us in even better position to offer top-notch luxury accommodation for travellers in the country.”
Besides just appealing to tourists, the new hotel is part of the initiative to boost Hanoi’s MICE (meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibition) profile. The new hotel’s MICE offering comprises versatile meetings spaces, totalling 2,861 sqm with eight function rooms ranging from 70 to 920 sqm. The hotel boasts one of Hanoi’s largest pillar-less ballroom that accommodates up to 1,000 people, which is complemented by the largest ballroom foyer (1,020 sqm) in Hanoi, perfect for large conferences, exhibitions, and social events.
Located on the 62nd floor are the hotel’s restaurants and bars including 3 Spoons, with triple market-style kitchens each serving unique cuisines; Hive Lounge, the centrepiece of the hotel’s lobby; the vibrant Q Bar and Stellar, the hotel’s signature restaurant and steakhouse. Stellar features a first in Hanoi – the in-house meatsmith service here the restaurant’s resident butcher and meat expert guides diners through the cuts of in-house-aged meat, from the butchery.
Guests will also benefit from IHG’s latest connectivity offering, IHG Connect, which makes its regional debut in Vietnam. Recently launched in the US, IHG Connect delivers a faster, more reliable, and consistent hotel Internet guest experience by combining significantly increased bandwidth and cloud-based Wi-Fi technology. A key component of IHG Connect is the auto recognition feature for IHG’s loyalty members, where guests only need to sign in once to access hotel Wi-Fi at all IHG Connect-enabled hotels. They will automatically be connected for all future visits and will roll-out in the rest of South East Asia in the coming months.
Across South East Asia, there are 17 InterContinental hotels and resorts with 11 more due to open in the next three to five years. To celebrate the opening, guests can benefit from a special rate of USD$108++.