Weekend Getaway at I Am Vietnam Boutique Hotel

October 11, 2015 Thalia Yanuar

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It’s no secret that we’re quite the city slickers over here. So while we do cherish our beach-romps over at Bali and Lombok, sometimes we crave for a refresh at one of our many neighbouring metropolitans. Ho Chi Minh City is just a 3-hour flight away from Jakarta, and you can easily catch a flight for about than $200, making it an ideal weekend getaway for those needing a quick break from the Big Durian.

Looking for a perfect escape in Saigon? Here’s your answer. Located just a five-minute cab ride away from Ho Chi Minh’s city centre, I Am Vietnam Boutique Hotel is a snazzy little stay with lovely Parisian vibes tucked away on 30/57 Nguyen Chuu Van.

Stepping inside, we were immediately impressed by the hotel’s beautiful interiors. Sleek and stylish furnishings made up the room’s décor, while a modern mix-match of pretty pastel tiles adorned the walls and floors to add just the right touch of character.

Bedroom at I Am Vietnam. Photo: Gyscha Rendy
Living area at I Am Vietnam. Photo: Gyscha Rendy
I Am Vietnam. Photo: Gyscha Rendy
I Am Vietnam. Photo: Gyscha Rendy

All 20 rooms in this chic boutique hotel share the same whimsically inviting aesthetic – while white is the dominant color of the rooms, we cannot emphasize more how much these playful tiles play a huge role in the hotel design’s appeal. The large and spacious rooms are wonderfully comfortable, and we felt right at home kicking back on the couch after a long day of walking through Ho Chi Minh City’s best sights.

No surprise there as Ha Nguyen, Director of I Am Vietnam, wanted to create a new home away from home for her guests from all over the world. With not many other boutique hotels in Vietnam, Nguyen took this as a challenge and an opportunity to make a difference. Nguyen and her team were successful in sharing their passion and inspiration with art, design, and food, through I Am Vietnam Boutique Hotel.

In more good news, I Am Vietnam is set to launch a rooftop bar in October, offering a fantastic selection of food and drinks, adding another reason to call I Am Vietnam Boutique Hotel as your sleek and stylish home away from home.

By: Gyscha R Rendy

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