Saigon Morin Hue

On September 20, Hotel Saigon Morin Hue has been honored as the “Excellent Reputation for French colonial architecture and traditional hospitality” by The Guide Award 2013 – 2014. This is the fourth year Hotel Saigon Morin has won this award. MORIN HOTEL - HUE UNIVERSITY From 1957 to 1975, the Morin hotel housed Hue University. This was the hub of the anti-South Vietnam government movement of Students in Hue. In the "Tet Offensive" of 1968 the Morin hotel and the streets and buildings around it were the setting for some dramatic events during the battle for Hue city. From reunification day (1975) to 1988 the Hotel continuously housed Hue University. In 1989 the hotel was transferred to Thua Thien-Hue Tourism used as a Hotel. At that time, the Hotel was most popular with back-packer tourists.

REOPENNING After massive renovation, the hotel reopened in 1997 and renamed to "SAIGON MORIN". The hotel now has 183 guest's rooms, 4 restaurants and many other souvenir stores. Since its reopening, the Saigon Morin has been widely acknowledged as the most luxurious hotel in Hue. The hotel has welcomed many celebrities and distinguished travelers on their visit to Hue.

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