The Mercure brand arrival to Dalat produces a hotel with unique appeal

The Mercure brand introduces to the Hotel Du Parc a renewed sense of hospitality and provides guests a link to the culture of this picturesque Vietnamese hill city

Online PR News – 17-December-2009 – – Dalat, December 16, 2009 – Accor, the largest international hotel operator in Vietnam, announced today the rebranding of Novotel Dalat to Mercure Dalat to enable the distinctive character and style of this historical hotel formally known as the Hotel Du Parc to be expressed.

“The hotel being rebranded as a Mercure is a strategic move that will allow the hotel to reflect its true personality with the city’s inimitable identity and heritage,” says Mr. Patrick Basset, Accor’s Vice President for Vietnam, Philippines, South Korea and Japan.

Famous for its array of flowers and fresh produce, Dalat is a unique destination with a rich history and distinctive location, amidst the beautiful highlands of Vietnam. Dalat is surrounded by lakes and waterfalls with mild to cool temperatures all year round.

Built in 1932 as the Hotel Du Parc, the 144-room hotel will maintain its glorious French colonial style invigorating some of the past traditions while embracing some of Mercure’s worldwide brand promises.

Mercure Dalat is conveniently located in the heart of Dalat, within a few minutes walk from the man-made Xuan Huong Lake, and for those who love golf, the Dalat Palace Golf Club’s lavish greens are nearby. Other tourist attractions in Dalat include Emperor Bao Dai’s Palace, the Dalat Museum and Vuon Hoa Dalat botanical garden.

All of the hotel’s 144 rooms are equipped with premium in-rooms amenities, en suite bath or shower, satellite TV and complimentary WiFi internet access.

Café De Le Poste offers French Brasserie menus styled from the 1950s, along with French architecture and the spirit of this historic city. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, Café Le Poste serves up home-style French cuisine with international and Vietnamese dishes. The hotel also offers a relaxing outdoor terrace area at the epicenter of Dalat facing the city’s church and post office. The Café is committed to serving the finest local and seasonal produce from Dalat.

Mercure Launch Packages
- Starting from US$59++ (1 pax) for a Standard Room per night, US$74++ (1 pax) for a Superior Room per night, and US$109++ (1 pax) for a Suite Room per night.
- Package includes one night accommodation, breakfast, Welcome Mercure Dalat cocktail, lunch or dinner, 30 minute foot massage, airport transfers, and a free City center drop off.
- Validity from Jan 5, 2010 to March 31, 2010.

Reservation can be made now at Mercure website.

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Accor operates 11 hotels throughout Vietnam under the Sofitel, MGallery, Novotel, and Mercure hotel brands. Additional hotel committed to development include: 3 Pullman Hotels, 2 Novotels, 1 Mercure and 1 ibis hotel, further strengthening Accor’s commitment to the hotel sector in Vietnam and continuing as the largest international operator of hotels throughout the country.

For more than 35 years, within the Accor Group, Mercure has exemplified expert hospitality and personalized service. Operating in more than 50 countries around the world, Mercure boasts hotels with distinctive personalities carefully preserved through the type of services offered and the decor, both of which vary from one hotel to the next.
The hotel managers and staffs of the 690 Mercure hotels are hospitality professionals. Attentive and available, they are ready to listen and make sure their guests enjoy a stay full of genuine moments of pleasure and relaxation in a truly warm and comfortable setting.