French multinational hospitality company Accor has opened the Grand Mercure Hanoi, an Indo-Chinese-style hotel in Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi.

Grand Mercure Hanoi is located close to the city’s popular tourist attractions, such as the Temple of Literature, Imperial Citadel of Thang Long and Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum.

The interior designs of this hotel have drawn inspiration from rice, a symbol which reflects the spirit of the villages and people of Vietnam.

The Temple of Literature has inspired the architecture of the hotel, which features red and yellow colours that are considered auspicious in Vietnam.

Grand Mercure Hanoi features 181 rooms and suites, with 27m2and 116m2 for deluxe rooms and presidential suites, respectively.

Among the amenities offered in the rooms include 50-inch smart TVs, Wi-Fi, pod coffee machines, walk-in rain showers and Japanese toilets.

Eleven suites have separate living spaces and the executive lounge offers a private space for guests in premium rooms.

The hotel features four restaurants and bars. LỘC-ALLY is an all-day dining venue offering international and local cuisines. Cat Vi is a signature Asian brasserie. Van’s lobby lounge provides refreshments, and the VIVU Rooftop Sky Bar provides several cocktail options.

Grand Mercure Hanoi has three meetings and events venues for formal meetings and other social occasions. The 324m2 grand ballroom serves as a soundproof space with integrated screens.

Furthermore, the hotel features a rooftop pool, a fitness centre on the 16th floor, and SỐNG Spa on the fourth floor.

Accor Southeast Asia CEO Garth Simmons said: “We are delighted to unveil Grand Mercure Hanoi, nestled in the heart of one of Asia’s most historic cities. By highlighting its classical arts, crafts, culture and cuisine, this new premium hotel will help visitors to get a deeper understanding of their destination.

“Accor is fully committed to Vietnam; as the recovery of travel accelerates, we look forward to welcoming a rising number of business and leisure guests to this dynamic country.”

Grand Mercure Hanoi general manager Andre Erasmus said: “Discover Hanoi from our new city hotel, with a visionary design that uniquely combines traditional Vietnamese culture with contemporary flair.

“Modern yet timeless, matching the lifestyle of modern-day travellers, Grand Mercure Hanoi is the perfect base from which to explore Vietnam’s captivating capital and its rich heritage.”