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Victoria Nui Sam Lodge

The article about the Victoria Nui Sam Lodge in Chau Doc, An Giang, Vietnam. This is information from Thomas Guy, an expat in the town. It is updated in 2013.

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Located on the side of Sam Mountain (Nui Sam in Vietnamese), the three star Victoria Nui Sam Lodge is the latest addition to the suite of Victoria Hotels and Resorts. The 26 stone bungalows and villas nestled on the side of this spiritual mountain, home to dozens of pagodas and temples, offer guests and visitors a unique experience in a truly magnificent location.

Telephone: +84 (76) 3575 888
Fax: +84 (76) 3575 887
Email: resa.nuisam@victoriahotels.asia

Our brand new facilities are designed to highlight the surrounding environment as well as the pursuit of wellness and fitness. To that end, guests can reconnect with nature by strolling the extensive grounds complete with vegetable and herb gardens and hiking our scenic “health” trail.

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At 284m (931 feet), Sam Mountain offers stunning unobstructed views into the surrounding valley with its lush rice paddies and beyond, stretching deep into Cambodia. The layout of the Victoria Nui Sam Lodge takes advantage of those same vistas, the perfect en-route stop for discerning travelers looking for more than just a glimpse of the Mekong Delta. While only 7km (4 miles) from the hustle and bustle of Chau Doc, you might as well be a world away

Set on the verdant mountainside of Nui Sam, Victoria Nui Sam Lodge’s tastefully simple 26 bungalows are all about modern minimalism in keeping with the natural surrounds. Cool tile floors meet sleek wood furnishings all in a muted color scheme, allowing Nature’s décor to dazzle with her unlimited palette of earthy browns, vibrant greens and cheery yellows.

Superior Room

Superior Victoria

Superior Victoria

• Fourteen 28 m² (409 sq. feet) rooms

• Tastefully decorated in a rustic, country style, each room has French doors leading to a comfortable, private 12 m² open-air terrace offering stunning views

Deluxe Room

Victoria Deluxe Room

• Six 38 m² (301 sq. feet) rooms

• Rooms feature a restful color scheme and high ceilings, opening out to a private 12 m² open-air terrace overlooking the valley below, the perfect place to sunbathe or curl up with your favorite book

Victoria Junior Suite

• Six 42 m² (452 sq. feet) suites

• Located in semi-detached villas, each suite has a private balcony with unobstructed views of the plains below

• Connecting rooms allow for private use of an entire villa, each with a garden area

HOW TO GET THERE

Close to the Cambodian border, Khmer, Cham and Vietnamese communities live side-by-side in a stunning landscape.

The Victoria Nui Sam Lodge is approximately a 10 minute drive (7km / 4 miles) from the town of Chau Doc, in the heart of the Mekong Delta and gateway to Cambodia.

The lodge is approximately 6 hours (270 km / 174 miles) from Ho Chi Minh City, 3 hours (120 km / 72 miles) from Can Tho, and 4.5 hours (200 km / 124 miles) from Phnom Penh. Estimated times based on overland travel

The normal way to travel between Chau Doc and Phnom Penh is by Victoria Speedboats, Hang Chau Express and Blue Cruiser. The speedboat trip takes approximately 4 hours, with daily departures

RESTAURANTS

La Giang Restaurant & Bar

La Giang Restaurant & Bar commands a stunning 180° view over the magnificent panorama of the valley below, showcased by large bay windows. The restaurant serves Vietnamese cuisine, with an international and Asian breakfast. There is also a gazebo featuring 360° views, perfect for honeymooners, VIPs, private functions, or private dining. The bar is open all day and serves a wide range of beverages and snacks. Restaurant seating capacity: 60 pax indoor, 60 pax outdoor

Sky Deck & Sky Pool bar A stunning infinity pool is the jewel of the Sky Deck, overlooking the Mekong Delta countryside. Juices, cocktails and light snacks are served by the pool area.

Baguette

The only full-service bakery in all of Chau Doc, Baguette serves up a selection of fresh cakes and pastries, healthy sandwiches and tasty lunch boxes, the makings of the perfect picnic on site or to fuel your daily excursions.

Victoria Nui Sam Lodge offers a wide range of facilities for recreation and leisure, including:

• Extensive grounds conducive to relaxation, quality time, and reconnection with nature. • Spacious and diverse gardens : vegetables, spices and herbs gardens • Outdoor infinity swimming pool • Library and board games • Spa • Fitness Center • A unique health trail • Mountain bikes for hire

MEETING ROOM

Victoria Nui Sam Lodge, with its fully equipped and modern meeting facilities is the perfect venue for your company meetings, team buildings and workshops in Chau Doc for up to 20 persons

• Conference room features include:

• Overhead projector & tripod screen

• LCD projector & slide projector

• Portable wireless microphone

• DVD player

• Flip chart, white board and market We offer all inclusive meeting packages and specialize in organizing private events for companies and individuals

Victoria Nui Sam Academy

Victoria Nui Sam Lodge is pleased to be the training center for all of Victoria Hotels’ staff. Created to grow and nurture the future employees of Victoria Hotels, your every need will be catered to by our team of experienced staff as well as a limited number of eager trainees. Victoria Hotels is dedicated to offering opportunities to local youth and contributing to the local economy. The academy also ensures that you will receive the same impeccable level of service at each of our Victoria Hotels and Resorts locations

EXCURSIONS

Victoria Nui Sam Lodge is designed to help you do as much or as little as you like during your stay.

We offer a unique concept focusing on health and wellness, ranging from absolute relaxation to active and adventurous experiences, within the lodge and in the surrounding region. For the more active, our extensive grounds with vegetable and herb gardens and a scenic “health” trail awaits. Mountain bikes are also available for hire to explore the surrounding area. There are also books and board games available, as is a yoga / tai chi area.

Other nearby places of interest include:

Tay An Pagoda with its domed tower, elements of Hindu and Islamic architecture and more than 200 statues including one of a goddess with a thousand eyes and a thousand hands

Temple of Lady Xu, a structure originally built of bamboo and leaves to house the statue of Lady Xu, possibly dating back to the 6th century • The Cavern Pagoda, a series of tombs, sanctuaries and a small grotto

Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, located within a protected forest of canjuput trees and wetlands, home to a diverse array of birds including egrets, cormorants, peafowl and storks. Gliding through a carpet of water plants and lotus, under a forest canopy on the way to a special ornithologist’s watch tower for optimal bird viewing is a memorable experience, even for non-birdwatchers

Note: The rainy season in the Mekong Delta typically features brief showers in the afternoons that impact little on planned activities

 

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