Wink Hotels’ first hotel opening in Ho Chi Minh City

January 19, 2021 | 10:59
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Wink Hotels, a revolutionary new hospitality brand that aims to redefine affordable luxury in Vietnam, last week announced the opening date of its first hotel venue in southern Vietnam.
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Wink Hotels promises to disrupt the local hotel market by embracing smart technologies and a young vibe

The 237-room Wink Hotel Saigon Centre is centrally located in District 1 and now scheduled for launch in March.

Wink Hotels is Vietnam’s first homegrown, international-standard hotel group that directly appeals to a dynamic generation emerging throughout Indochina, aiming to cater to their fast-paced lifestyle and immersing them in each destination.

The hotels differentiate themselves with contemporary ethos of chic and creative design, deep functionality, and traditional Vietnamese values. Wink’s strategic pillars include genuine and casual customer service and stellar guest experience.

Wink Hotels offers an exciting new style of travel experience inspired by and built for the modern Vietnamese lifestyle. Each Wink Hotels will be designed to act as a launchpad to the city, a cool lifestyle hub which plugs its guests into the latest happenings and hotspots.

Additionally, each hotel will bring Vietnamese streetfood culture to the comfort of a hotel environment with its signature Wink Carts for easy, quick breakfasts and lunches while the team of Wink Guides offer guests the best consultation on the neighbourhood and the city.

Every space-efficient room has a power shower and comfortable beds that match the best in the world, including premium linens and mattresses by Catherine Denoual Maison.

In a disruptive move that will change the hospitality landscape, Wink Hotels will introduce a groundbreaking STAY24 programme that guarantees a full 24-hour guest experience regardless of check-in time.

With this flexible concept, Wink Hotels may be a trailblazer leading the hospitality trend in delivering exceptional value and new concepts to guests.

For an added touch of innovation, the check-in can be done by accessing the guest electronic key via the Wink App. The first Wink Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City features artwork collaborations with Vietnamese contemporary artist Nguyen The Son and cool vending machines from the United States. The hotel’s facade lights up the Nguyen Binh Khiem district.

Being a Wink guest has its privileges. Simply flash the Wink room key or reservation confirmation to gain access to Toong’s coworking spaces during your stay, both at the hotel itself and elsewhere in the city.

Wink Hotels also announced a pipeline of 20 additional hotels within the next five years, including Wink Hotel Hanoi West Lake, expected to open in the third quarter of 2023, which will feature serviced apartments as well as a stunning rooftop pool with panoramic views on Hanoi’s West Lake.

“Asia’s fast-growing economies are powered by mobile millennial entrepreneurs, but nowhere more so than in Vietnam which has now the most inclusive and dynamic population in the region, if not in the world,” said Wink Hotels CEO Michael Piro.

“With Wink Hotels, we believe we have created a hotel brand which truly speaks to our targeted customer base and their needs, in a user-friendly style that will appeal to guests of all ages.”

Wink Hotels is conceived by developer Indochina Kajima, operated by Indochina Vanguard – both joint ventures with Indochina Capital and Kajima Corporation – and Vanguard Hotels respectively, as well as designed by French leading architects AW².

By Anh Duc

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