Best hotels & accommodations in Ho Chi Minh City

We list the best hotels in Ho Chi Minh City as recommended by travel experts from CNN, Lonely Planet, Frommer’s, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with thousands of guest reviews, and we only listed places that have at least a 4 out of 5-star guest review rating.

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Park Hyatt, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

Frommers, Fodors, Telegraph, Lonely Planet

4.6 / 5
190 euro 169 gbp 235 usd 24910 jpy 183 cad 183 aud 1840 hkd 310 sgd 220 chf 1492 cny 1938 sek 1419 dkk 1830 nok

Le Méridien, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

Lonely Planet, Fodors, Telegraph

4.2 / 5
103 euro 92 gbp 128 usd 13568 jpy 99 cad 99 aud 1002 hkd 168 sgd 120 chf 812 cny 1056 sek 773 dkk 997 nok

Villa Song Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

Fodors, Lonely Planet, Telegraph

4.4 / 5
64 euro 57 gbp 80 usd 8480 jpy 62 cad 62 aud 626 hkd 105 sgd 75 chf 508 cny 660 sek 483 dkk 623 nok

The Caravelle Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

Frommers, Lonely Planet, Fodors

4.4 / 5
106 euro 95 gbp 132 usd 13992 jpy 102 cad 102 aud 1033 hkd 174 sgd 124 chf 838 cny 1089 sek 797 dkk 1028 nok

The Reverie Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

Telegraph, Fodors

4.7 / 5
186 euro 165 gbp 230 usd 24380 jpy 179 cad 179 aud 1800 hkd 303 sgd 216 chf 1460 cny 1897 sek 1389 dkk 1791 nok

The Myst Dong Khoi, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

Fodors, Lonely Planet

4.4 / 5
101 euro 90 gbp 125 usd 13250 jpy 97 cad 97 aud 978 hkd 165 sgd 117 chf 793 cny 1031 sek 755 dkk 973 nok

Fusion Suites, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

Lonely Planet, Fodors

4.5 / 5
72 euro 64 gbp 90 usd 9540 jpy 70 cad 70 aud 704 hkd 118 sgd 84 chf 571 cny 742 sek 543 dkk 701 nok

Bach Suites Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

New York Times

4.4 / 5
68 euro 61 gbp 85 usd 9010 jpy 66 cad 66 aud 665 hkd 112 sgd 79 chf 539 cny 701 sek 513 dkk 662 nok

The Hammock Hotel Ben Thanh, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

New York Times

4.4 / 5
40 euro 36 gbp 50 usd 5300 jpy 39 cad 39 aud 391 hkd 66 sgd 47 chf 317 cny 412 sek 302 dkk 389 nok

InterContinental Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City

Recommended by:

Lonely Planet

4.4 / 5
109 euro 97 gbp 135 usd 14310 jpy 105 cad 105 aud 1057 hkd 178 sgd 126 chf 857 cny 1113 sek 815 dkk 1051 nok

FAQ

How much does it cost to stay in a Ho Chi Minh City hotel?

For a 3-star hotel, you have to pay around $45 per night and for a 4-star hotel, you would be looking at $90 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Ho Chi Minh City hotel, then you can expect to pay around $190 per night.

What are the best areas to stay in Ho Chi Minh City?

The best areas to stay in Ho Chi Minh City are: District 1, 2, 4 or 5. Please read our extensive guide about where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City. It offers a great overview about each area, including the museums, attractions and other things, as well as the best place to stay in each area.

What is the best cheap hotel in Ho Chi Minh City?

If you are on the hunt for an affordable hotel, then you should consider reserving The Hammock Hotel. It is a great option for those on a budget, as it provides good value for your money. Additionally, the hotel is in a suitable location, and professional travelers have given it their approval. Moreover, the guests who have stayed at the hotel have shared positive reviews. We also have a list of the finest budget hotels in Ho Chi Minh City.

What is the best boutique hotel in Ho Chi Minh City?

If you fancy a bit of extravagance but prefer to stay away from the well-known chain hotels, then The Myst Dong Khoi is an excellent option for you. This hotel has been very well-reviewed by travelers and experts alike. For more information on other cool hotels, take a look at our list of the best boutique hotels in Ho Chi Minh City.

What is the best luxury hotel in Ho Chi Minh City?

If cost is not an issue, The Reverie Saigon is a great option for those seeking a luxurious hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. This establishment offers exceptional customer service, is in an ideal location, and has garnered high reviews from customers and travel experts alike. To discover more 5-star hotels, take a look at our selection of the best luxury hotels in Ho Chi Minh City.

What is the best hostel in Ho Chi Minh City?

If you're searching for a well-priced private room or comfy dorm in Ho Chi Minh City, Meander Saigon is worth a look. The hostel has been highly praised by backpackers. Additionally, we have compiled a shortlist of the top hostels in Ho Chi Minh City based on thousands of reviews from backpackers.

What is the most romantic hotel in Ho Chi Minh City?

When it comes to planning a romantic getaway, there is nothing more important than choosing the perfect hotel. We recommend Bach Suites Saigon if you want to make your stay in Ho Chi Minh City truly memorable. It's also an adults-only hotel.

About Ho Chi Minh City

Nestled in the heart of southern Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon, is the most populous city in Vietnam, home to 9 million people. With its dynamic energy, rich history, and a myriad of cultural offerings, this city is a significant economic and cultural hub in Southeast Asia.

Ho Chi Minh City’s history dates back to the turbulent events of the 20th century. From being a French colonial stronghold to witnessing the Vietnam War and the eventual reunification of North and South Vietnam, the city has witnessed profound historical changes.

In the 1960s and 1970s, this city was the backdrop during America’s fight with communist North Vietnam. Remnants of this past are visible in colonial-era architecture, war museums, and historic landmarks such as the Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon and the War Remnants Museum.

Today, Ho Chi Minh City is one of the best places to visit in Vietnam. As you wander the bustling streets, you’ll notice street vendors selling local delicacies in the lively atmosphere of traditional markets. The arts thrive in the city, with numerous theaters, galleries, and performance spaces showcasing vibrant Vietnamese culture.

Navigating the busy streets of Ho Chi Minh City is an adventure in itself. The city boasts a network of taxis, motorbike taxis (xe om), and an extensive public bus system. However, the most popular mode of transportation is the ubiquitous motorbike, providing a convenient and flexible way to get from neighborhood to neighborhood. For a more leisurely experience, hop on a cyclo, also known as a traditional Vietnamese three-wheeled bicycle.

Ho Chi Minh City is a shopper’s paradise, offering everything from designer fashion boutiques to local street markets. Ben Thanh Market is a must-visit, where you can haggle for local handicrafts, textiles, and an array of delicious street food. Located in District 1, this market is one of the oldest surviving structures in Ho Chi Minh City.

Dive into the city’s history by exploring museums such as the War Remnants Museum and the Museum of Ho Chi Minh City. At the latter, you can learn more about this city’s growth through war materials, ceramics, photographs, and other artifacts. The museum’s neoclassical architecture and flower gardens are reasons enough to visit.

Find respite from the urban hustle in this city’s parks. Tao Dan Park is a tranquil green escape with its gardens, ponds, and spaces for relaxation – at 10 hectares, this is the largest public space in the city.

As the sun sets, Ho Chi Minh City transforms into a lively nightlife hub. Rooftop bars, vibrant nightclubs, and street-side beer stalls offer diverse options for those seeking entertainment after dark. Bui Vien Street, a renowned backpacker hub, is the best place to experience a fun night on the town.

The city comes alive during festivals like Tet (Lunar New Year) and the Mid-Autumn Festival, where the streets are adorned with colorful decorations, and traditional performances take center stage.

Whether you’re exploring its historical landmarks, indulging in local delicacies, or immersing yourself in the dynamic nightlife, Ho Chi Minh City promises a memorable experience that captures the culture of Vietnam.

Want to get to know the city a bit better? Take a look at our guide about where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City, it includes recommendations about the best areas, museums, attractions and other things to do.

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