Following last year's success with INNSIDE Halong Bay in 2017, Melia Hotels International continues to strengthen its market in Vietnam by announcing the signing of three new properties in Ho Chi Minh as well as introducing a new hotel brand in Vietnam, INNSIDE by Meliá .These new properties are Meliá Saigon Central, Saigon Central INSIDE and Saigon Mariamman's. The newly established INNSIDE will add the number of properties the hotel group has in Vietnam. These three new properties will be managed by Meliá Hotels International.
Meliá Saigon Central, originally named Amena Residence and Suites, will operate under Meliá Hotels International from March 2018 and will undergo renovations and change its name to Meliá Saigon Central in 2019. Located on the banks of the Saigon river, the hotel will have 75 rooms in the first phase with a total of 159 rooms after the renovation was over. In the meanwhile, INNSIDE Saigon Central will be the first property to open its doors in 2018, and INNSIDE Saigon Mariamman will open in 2020, after renovating the Lavender Boutique Hotel to meet INNSIDE standards. Both properties are located in the middle of the business district, close to many tourist destinations, as well as shopping centers. INNSIDE Saigon Central will have 115 rooms and meeting room facilities, while INNSIDE Saigon Mariamman will have 72 rooms with rooftop bar.