If you’re planning a trip to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), and are wondering where you should stay, we’ve got you covered! We absolutely love this big, bustling city and have been lucky enough to stay in various hotels and neighborhoods during our many trips. But Saigon is quite large, with different numbered districts, so figuring out which neighborhood is best can be daunting.
District 1 is the most popular place for visitors to stay as it is the heart of the city. Here you’ll find loads of restaurants and bars, as well as the most popular tourist destinations like Ben Thanh Market, the Reunification Palace, and the Opera House. If you stay in District 1 you can walk to pretty much anywhere you want to go, or easily call a Grab (the Uber of SE Asia).
Check out the list of our 9 favorite hotels in the city center below to help you plan your trip to Ho Chi Minh City. Enjoy!
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The Top 9 Hotels in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)
The Hammock Hotel Ben Thanh is a unique hotel located in District 1, right near the most popular tourist sites in the city. What makes this hotel so unique is that every room has its own hammock, perfect for lounging after a long day of exploring the city!
But what guests love the most about the Hammock Hotel is the free unlimited use of the mini bar, the free-flow beer and snacks on the rooftop, and the washer and dryer that are available to use for free. Everyone on staff is super friendly and helpful so you’ll feel right at home here. And you’re bound to meet some new friends while enjoying your free beers on the roof every evening!
Sherwood Suites is a fabulous hotel in Ho Chi Minh City with loads of amenities. Each spacious apartment has a fully equipped kitchenette and a comfortable seating area. Plus a washing machine which is ideal if you plan to stay here for a while. The room decor is stylish, sleek, and colorful.
On top of all of that, the Sherwood Suites also offers a swimming pool, a fitness center, sauna and hot tub, a lively bar, and spectacular city views. Parents love the kids club to keep their little ones entertained.
Sherwood Suites is centrally located in District 3 so you’ll be just a short taxi ride away from the main tourist attractions and the airport. Start your day by dining on the delicious breakfast buffet before heading out to check out all that the city has to offer!
Located in District 1, just a short walk from the famous Ben Thanh Market is the beautiful Silverland Yen Hotel. One of the most popular features of this hotel is the rooftop pool that offers stunning city views and evening cocktail specials. Their complimentary afternoon high tea is another guest favorite.
The large rooms have simple, classic decor with comfortable beds, air conditioning, and flat-screen television sets. The ensuite bathrooms are equipped with all the toiletries that you’ll need during your stay.
If you want to relax during your stay while soaking in views of the city, this is the perfect spot!
If you really want to pamper yourself during your stay in Ho Chi Minh City, then you’ll definitely want to book your stay at the Reverie Saigon. This luxurious hotel is arguably the nicest in the city and you’re sure to be treated like royalty here. The location is perfect, right in the heart of the city. And the attentive staff can help you in arranging transportation or tours around Vietnam.
The spacious rooms feature elegant decor, unbelievably comfortable beds, a lovely seating area, and beautiful views of Saigon. You can also take advantage of the pristine outdoor pool, the fitness center, and the spa facility. You’ll love indulging in a massage in the spa followed by a refreshing cocktail by the pool.
You’ll never want to leave this lavish hotel!
Speaking of luxury, if you’re looking to treat yourself during your stay in Ho Chi Minh City then the Park Hyatt Saigon is another fantastic option! Centrally located in District 1, overlooking the Opera House, it’s sure to be your home away from home.
The classically decorated rooms at the Park Hyatt are spacious, clean, and incredibly comfortable. They also feature countless amenities including a large television set, Bluetooth speakers, a Nespresso coffee maker, a mini iPad, a soaking tub, and private butler service in case you need anything at any time of the day or night.
The Park Hyatt also offers a pristine and peaceful pool which provides a welcome retreat from the harsh Vietnamese heat. You can also indulge in wellness treatments in the spa or take advantage of the fitness center. And with several restaurants, a bar, and a lounge with afternoon tea, you’ll fall in love with this hotel!
If you like hip, modern decor and complimentary spa treatments, then you’ll love the Fusion Suites Saigon! This contemporary hotel is also centrally located in District 1 and close to restaurants, shops, and the top tourist sites in Ho Chi Minh City.
The spacious, airy rooms in the Fusion Suites Saigon are equipped with floor-to-ceiling windows, a kitchenette, a television set, bathrobes, slippers, and free toiletries. Be sure to splurge on a room with a view!
Guests receive complimentary spa treatments with their booking and can also take advantage of the fitness center, onsite restaurant, and beautiful indoor and outdoor seating areas.
The Myst Dong Khoi is not the cheapest hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, but it’s definitely one of the most luxurious. So if you’re looking to really treat yourself during your trip to Vietnam, a stay at the Myst Dong Khoi won’t disappoint.
Rooms are spacious and immaculately decorated with plenty of natural light and beautiful greenery. Guests can enjoy the pool, sauna, and steam room on the rooftop, or relax with a beer at the bar overlooking the city. Or opt for a soothing massage at the onsite spa. And if you want a bit more privacy, you can retire to the large soaking tub in your own room. Your room will also come equipped with every amenity you could need.
Afternoon tea is complimentary and not-to-be-missed!
The Hotel Des Arts Saigon Mgallery Collection is located in District 3, just outside of the hustle and bustle of the city. The major tourist destinations are still within walking distance.
You’ll love the beautiful rooftop bar and outdoor swimming pool where you can enjoy spectacular views of Ho Chi Minh City below. Especially during sunset. Each room is elegantly decorated with lush bedding, hardwood floors, and classic furnishing. Plus a flat-screen television set with cable channels in case you want to spend an evening in. And with rooms this comfortable, you may never want to leave!
The Cochin Zen Hotel is right near Ben Thanh Market, in the heart of District 1. Rooms are beautifully decorated with modern decor and plush bedding. Some rooms even have a romantic outdoor tub!
You’ll love having a peaceful, relaxing swim in one of the 3 pools or lounging in the sauna and steam room. The rooftop bar is the perfect place to enjoy a glass of wine at sunset. And the outdoor gym is ideal if you want to fit in a workout in the morning before checking out the city.
On top of all of those amazing features, the Alagon also offers free afternoon tea with a selection of fruit, cakes, and sweets, and everything in your mini bar is available for free. What’s not to love about this hotel?
We hope you have a wonderful stay in Saigon!
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