The world’s first gold plated hotel opens in Vietnam. The hotel was built with a 24-carat gold plating across lobbies, bathtubs, pool and rooms. Also, cutlery, cups, shower heads and toilet seats, are all gold platted.
The building cost is about $200 million and took 11 years to complete.
The name of the hotel is Dolce Hanoi Golden Lake hotel which sits by Giang Vo Lake in the centre of the Vietnamese capital. It has 400 rooms and will operate under the American Wyndham Hotels brand. Prices start at $250 a night for rooms, and also has apartments for rent.
Nguyen Huu Duong, chairman of Hoa Binh group that owns the gold plated hotel said;
“We want the ordinary people to the super rich… to check-in. Our group has a factory that can do gold-plated stuff, so the cost for our equipment and furniture here is quite cheap.”
On Coronavirus cramping global travel and tourism, the chairman expressed hope of making back the money used in constructing the hotel in 2021.
Here are more photos and a video of the hotel below;