HO CHI MINH CITY (SAIGON)
Ho Chi Minh City is a huge metropol and an excellent tourism destination in the southern part of Vietnam. Ho Chi Minh City – Tan Son Nhat Airport located only 8 kilometers north of District 1 – a 30 minutes ride away from Saigon center. Lots of tourists and entrepreneurs live in the Saigon district 1 to this strategic location, where located main government agencies, embassies, hotels, as well as Saigon have many entertainment and recreational facilities such as shopping malls, cinema, bars, restaurants, etc. Thanks to the above, Saigon is called a city that never really sleeps. Business spaces on the street are divided among a number of people who offer different services, at different times of the day, both at night and in the day. Saigon an ideal place to create new acquaintances and friends as the Saigon is probably the most realistic place for this. Pham Ngu Lao Street has the highest concentration of English speakers and, of course, prices in Saigon are more crispy than other parts of Ho Chi Minh city.
Ho Chi Minh is divided into the following divisions:
District 1, Ho Chi Minh
District 2, Ho Chi Minh
District 3, Ho Chi Minh
District 4, Ho Chi Minh
District 5, Ho Chi Minh
District 6, Ho Chi Minh
District 7, Ho Chi Minh
District 8, Ho Chi Minh
District 9, Ho Chi Minh
District 10, Ho Chi Minh
District 11, Ho Chi Minh
District 12 , Ho Chi Minh
Binh Chanh district
Binh Tan district
Binh Thanh district
Can Gio district
Cu Chi district
Go Vap district
Hoc Mon district
Nha Be district
Phu Nhuan district
Tan Binh district
Tan Phu district
Thu Duc district
SAIGON BEST HOTELS
We have made a brief overview of the preferences of Liveinmuine.com and Vietravel.ee travelers in Saigon, which may also be helpful for tourists who are visiting Saigon first time. Each hotel name includes a direct link to the hotel website, so stay up to date with hotel special offers and discounts.
SOFITEL SAIGON PLAZA. Sofitel Saigon Plaza is located on peaceful tree-lined Le Duan Boulevard just a moment from the city commercial center with its fabulous shopping dining and landmark attractions like Notre Dame Cathedral and Reunification Palace. Address: 17 Le Duan, District 1 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
CARAVELLE SAIGON HOTEL. Since 1959, Caravelle Saigon has been Ho Chi Minh City’s landmark 5-star address in the heart of the business, shopping and entertainment district. Located 8 km from Tan Son Nhat International Airport, the hotel has a fleet of Mercedes available for personalized transfers. Caravelle Saigon offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the Hotel. Address: 19 – 23 Lam Son Square, District 1 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
SAIGON HOTEL NIKKO. Located within the Central Business District of Ho Chi Minh City, Hotel Nikko Saigon delivers utmost relaxation to business and leisure travelers. Only 20 minutes from Tan Son Nhat International Airport, the hotel is also a gateway to many of Ho Chi Minh City’s most popular attractions such as Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, Ben Thanh Market and the City’s Opera House. The hotel is connected to Now Zone Fashion Mall, a leading department store offering various shops for shopping. Address: 235 Nguyen Van Cu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
SAIGON LE MERIDIEN HOTEL. Situated in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City alongside the Saigon River offering 343 guest rooms and suites, Le Méridien Saigon is your entry point to the many attractions of this storied city. Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Reunification Palace are all located within two kilometers of our front door. Address: 3C Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
PARK HYATT SAIGON HOTEL. One of the Best Ho Chi Minh City Hotels. Discover urban luxury with a combination of sophisticated design, handcrafted details, and modern-day comforts at Park Hyatt Saigon. Enjoy the world-class restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City and our tranquil spa. Park Hyatt Saigon looks forward to welcoming you with warm and dignified service for the ultimate personalized luxury experience. Address: 2 Lam Son Square, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam
REX HOTEL SAIGON. The leading luxury hotel symbolizing Vietnamese hospitality. REX HOTEL SAIGON – Your Vietnam Home. Rex Hotel is a traditional venue in Ho Chi Minh City close to an opera house, a museum and a palace. This art deco building was refurbished in 2008. Address: 141 Nguyen Hue Boulevard, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
THE REVERIE SAIGON. The Reverie Saigon has debuted as the most spectacularly extravagant hotel in Vietnam and as the one and only member property of The Leading Hotels of the World in all of Vietnam. Taking pride of place on the topmost floors of the landmark Times Square Building in prestigious District 1, the much-lauded hotel presents world-class hospitality with its impeccable service and its unique celebration of haute Italian design and inimitable luxury. Transcending expectations of place to a modern-day exploration of fanciful splendor, the sky-high Reverie Saigon offers an incomparable perspective on the city with its spectacular views. There is only one Saigon, and there is only one Reverie – culminating in one of Southeast Asia’s most dynamic and colorful destinations. You’ve never seen or experienced Vietnam like this before. Address: 22 – 36 Nguyen Hue Boulevard
& 57 – 69F Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
FUSION SUITES SAIGON. Located in the heart of District 1, just steps from one of Ho Chi Minh City’s oldest parks and a 15-minute walk from the famous Ben Thanh Market, Fusion Suites Sai Gon is a down-to-earth “all-suite hotel” designed to bring peace and harmony to the modern urban adventurer. With a daily spa treatment included in the room rate, plus Fusion’s unique “breakfast anywhere, anytime” service, and minimalist contemporary design throughout, it’s the perfect respite from the hustle and bustle of Vietnam’s most energetic city. Address: 3 Suong Nguyet Anh Street District 1 Ho Chi Minh City 70000 Vietnam
PRAGUE HOTEL SAIGON. Excellent location in District 1. Walking distance to everything you need but quiet and private. Very clean, well maintained, modern hotel. Breakfast was very, very good in nice setting with beautiful city view. Small roof pool if you have time to enjoy it. Staff friendly and accommodating, always ready to help. I would highly recommend this hotel and come back any time! Address: 175/10-12 Pham Ngu Lao, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
ROSELAND CENTA SAIGON HOTEL. Conveniently situated in District 1, Roseland Centa Hotel & Spa offers modern accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City. The hotel is 400 m from Parkson and operates 24-hour front desk. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Vincom Shopping Center and Opera House are within 500 m from Roseland Centa Hotel & Spa, while General Post Office and Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral are within 650 m away. The nearest airport is Tan Son Nhat International Airport, 7 km from Roseland Centa Hotel & Spa. Address: 15/1A-15A/57A Le Thanh Ton, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
SAIGON MILLENNIUM BOUTIQUE HOTEL. Millennium Boutique Hotel, a business hotel features 80 rooms and suites, fully equipped with comfortable, sophisticated and cozy guest rooms, stylish restaurants, rooftop pool bar, meeting room. It is perfect for business and leisure travelers. All of the guest rooms have the fantastic view to the city and Saigon River. Each room features premium bathroom amenities, deluxe facilities, quality bedding, high-speed Internet access. Address: 7A Thai Van Lung St., Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
EDENSTAR SAIGON HOTEL. 4-star standard hotel, EDENSTAR SAIGON HOTEL & SPA is located right in the center of business, shopping, commercial and entertainment of Ho Chi Minh City. It takes only 07 minutes by walking from Ben Thanh Market. From the very beginning, the Hotel targets the customers for business and leisure purposes. Address: 38 Bui Thi Xuan, Ben Thanh Ward, Dist. 1, HCMC
SAIGON SUNRISE CENTRAL. Conveniently located on a busy street in downtown Saigon, Sunrise Central Hotel is just a few steps away from the historical Ben Thanh Market, commercial buildings, entertainment outlets and other sightseeing destinations. It is beautifully designed in modern architecture in a cozy setting and fully equipped with state-of-the-art facilities that provide utmost convenience and ultimate comfort. Whether you are on business or leisure Sunrise Central Hotel is absolutely a venue of choice for a memorable stay. Address: 135-137 Ly Tu Trong Str., Ben Thanh Ward, Dist.1, HCM City
SUNLAND SAIGON RIVERSIDE. Located in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City’s vibrant business and entertainment district, the SUNLAND Hotel is luxury 3-star-hotel and one of the most beautiful hotels in the center of Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). It is very close to Ben Thanh market, historical sites, old architectures as well as modern architectures in the city. Besides, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the city anyplace when you stay at SUNLAND Hotel. Moreover, it takes about 35 minutes to Tan Son Nhat airport. Our 90 spacious hotel rooms and suites are designed to provide comfort and style with personalized service and convenient amenities. Address: 302-304 Vo Van Kiet Str, Co Giang Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh city
SAIGON SIGHTSEEING. DISTRICT 1
Independence Palace, also known as Reunification Palace, built on the site of the former Norodom Palace, is a landmark in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Designed by Ngo Viet Thu for South Vietnam’s former President. Address: 135 Nam Kỳ Khoi Nghia, Phuong Ben Thanh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh. 700000.
The Ho Chi Minh City Post Office or the Saigon Central Post Office is a post office in the downtown Ho Chi Minh City, near Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica. Address: 125 Cong xa Paris, Ben Nghe, District 1 Ho Chi Minh
Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica. Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, officially Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of The Immaculate Conception is a cathedral located in the downtown of Ho Chi Minh City. Address: 01 Cong xa Paris, Ben Nghe, District 1 Ho Chi Minh
DISTRICT 2. HCM CITY
District 2 is one of the most popular choices for expatriates living and working in Ho Chi Minh City and has subsequently become a supportive, thriving community and a fairly peaceful green place for living. District 2 offers a wide range of quality accommodation such as villas and apartments for rent, where also families with children can also find more space and activities for kids. Saigon river separates district 1 from District 2 and there are also many restaurants and cafes near the Saigon River. Restaurants and cafes are located on the streets named Xuan Thuy, Thao Dien, Ngo Quang Huy, which serves both European and Asian food.
RIVERSIDE APARTMENTS. Riverside is located in the heart of An Phu, Thao Dien Ward, District 2. An Phu is 20 minutes from District 1, the city center of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Riverside is proud of its 15 years of experience in the residential lifestyle domain at the service of the expatriate community. We are located on the banks of the Saigon River and are the only residence of our type to enjoy such pristine positioning. Each group of apartments faces the river whilst overlooking our expanse of green grass and tropical gardens. Address: 53 Vo Truong Toan Street, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
GLENWOOD CITY RESORT. Glenwood is developed by An Duong Thao Dien Properties, the Company Group with 20 years experience in Serviced Apartment development and management in Vietnam. Glenwood is a hospitality management brand under the consultancy of operation and marketing by a Singaporean Company since 2010. 4km from the West of center, Thao Dien is the only area in Saigon surrounded by the river-Seen as the lungs of the city, giving a fresh way of living all year round. Address: 241-243 Nguyen Van Huong, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
THE RIVER COTTAGE A boutique hotel with eight rooms situated on the bank of the Saigon River overlooking Thanh Da island. A peaceful and picturesque natural rustic space, full of plants, river-view balconies, garden rooms, a large deck on the river, and free-to-use bicycles for guests to explore and get around our neighborhood. Address: 18 Duong 6, Thao Dien. District 2, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
DISTRICT 3. HCM CITY
Next, to Saigon D1 in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City located D3, which lies on 5 km² and it is a great destination for those looking for a more peaceful stay in Ho Chi Minh City. The D3 features large lush trees, French-style villas. There are also cinemas, cafes, restaurants, and parks (Tao Dan Park, Le Van Tam Park). Younger people can find clothes, shoes in D3 as there are better prices than in Saigon district 1. Clothing streets are Vo Van Tan, Nguyen Dinh Chieu, Cach Mang Thang Tam, and shoes can be found in Ly Chinh Thang Street. Ho Chi Minh City Train Station located in D3. Address 1 Nguyen Thong, Phuong 10, D3, Ho Chi Minh.
FRENCH BISHOPS PALACE
WAR REMNANTS MUSEUM
In the district 3, there are also some tourist attractions like the War Remnants Museum. The War Remnants Museum is a war museum at 28 Vo Van Tan, in District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. It contains exhibits relating to the Vietnam War and the first Indochina War involving the French colonialists. Buddhist temples Vinh Nghiem, Xa Loi, Jade Emperor and Ky Dong Catholic Church. French Bishops’ Palace, built in 1790 and renovated in 1980. The Women Museum is a historical museum celebrating Vietnamese woman with exhibits of clothing, pictures & artifacts located at 202 Võ Thi Sau, Phuong 7, Quận 3, Ho Chi Minh. Ho Chi Minh City Hall or Saigon City Hall or Hotel de Ville de Saigon was built in 1902-1908 in a French colonial style for the then city of Saigon. It was renamed after 1975 as Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee. Address: District 3, Quận 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
SAIGON CITY HALL
KY DONG CATHOLIC CHURCH
SHERWOOD RESIDENCE. Sherwood Residence is an elegant five-star luxury hotel offering beautifully appointed two- and three-bedroom serviced apartments and penthouses in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Located on scenic Pasteur Street in District 3, our hotel apartments provide easy access to all major tourist attractions and shopping centers, international schools, consulates and the HCMC Central Business District. Address: 127 Pasteur Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam
HOTEL DES ARTS SAIGON. Ideally situated at Ho Chi Minh City’s center, enjoy an array of exclusive Food & Beverage and Spa promotions specially created for your comfort and enjoyment. Embark with MGallery on a journey back in time to Vietnam in 1930s, Hôtel des Arts Saigon invites guests to relive the romance of this bygone era while luxuriating in all the comforts of the 21st century. Combining the classical charm of “Indochine Française” with a sense of timeless chic that only MGallery can provide, the hotel is as much an art museum as a 5-star boutique hotel. With feminine lines standing in striking contrast to the neighboring office, the building is a modern work of art itself. Once inside, guests can peruse the owner’s personal collection of paintings and antiques, which adorn every wall and hall of this distinctive establishment. With its exceptional customer experience, world-class accommodation and luxury offerings, Hôtel des Arts Saigon, MGallery Collection are honored to take out the prestigious title “Luxury Business Hotel” in 2016 and “Luxury Architecture Design Hotel” in Southeast Asia by World Luxury Hotel Awards in 2017 for its distinctive modern romantic design.
NOVOTEL SAIGON CENTRE. Novotel Saigon Centre is ideally located in downtown with access to major consulates, commercial areas, and shopping centers. The 4-star hotel in Saigon, Vietnam features 247 comfortable rooms with stunning city views and free WIFI. The hotel outlets including an international buffet restaurant, a lobby bar, a rooftop bar, spa, fitness center and a swimming pool offer all that you will need for business trips or holidays. Address: 167 Hai Ba Trung, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
ARISTO SAIGON HOTEL. The Aristo Hotel is a new brand of 4-star in Ho Chi Minh City located to easy access to the business district and the city’s major shopping – entertainment areas. Plus, we’re conveniently located in the center of the city, Only 10 minutes walking distance from Ben Thanh Market, 5 minutes walking to reunification place, Old Post office and War Museum. Comfort, Value and Great Food. Our 80 guest rooms and suites guarantee a good night’s sleep after a long day. Refuel in one or all at our restaurants with views on the top. Much more fun awaits you at Aristo Hotel. Address: 3A Vo Van Tan St – District 3 – Ho Chi Minh – Vietnam
DISTRICT 5. HCM CITY
Known as the Chinatown and lies on 4.27 km². The district 5 has many pagodas and temples. Today, Cholon is the largest business center in Ho Chi Minh City, which spreads in the 5th district, but also partly in the D6 and D11. This district is mainly inhabited by the Chinese, which is the largest Chinatown in Vietnam. Cholon was founded as a separate town in 1879, which is 11 km from the District 1, Saigon. In the 1930s, the city expanded to the boundaries of the city of Saigon, where a year later, Cholon and Saigon became a single city called “Saigon-Cholon”.
DISTRICT 7. HCM CITY
District 7 is also one of the most popular choices for expatriates living in Ho Chi Minh City. The D7 is a fairly new urban that are constantly being developed. Phu My Hung offers high-quality apartments and villas that are both for rent and for sale. Supermarkets, restaurants, cafes, bars are everywhere in D7 and you may feel like in home. Domino Pizza, KFC, Lotteria and other fast food restaurants are within walking distance but you will not find a nightlife in D7 like it’s in Saigon D1. One of the biggest disadvantages of the district is the high cost of living and where an apartment, villa rentals probably most expensive in allover Ho Chi Minh City.
OTHER SIGHTSEEING SPOTS
The tunnels of Cu Chi are an immense network of connecting underground tunnels located in the Cu Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the country. Address: TL15, Phu Hiep district, Ho Chi Minh, 733814
Saigon riverboat cruise with optional dinner. Vietnam’s largest city Ho Chi Minh awaits you on this relaxing cruise along the Saigon River. Surrender to the tastes and sounds of authentic Vietnam on board the Bonsai Legacy, Saigon’s Premier River Cruise. We combine great food, history, art and music for a truly immersive experience. More info: BONSAI CRUISE SAIGON
BEN THANH MARKET. The Ben Thanh Traditional Market is the most famous shopping destination in the HCM City, District 1. The market developed from informal markets created by early 17th-century street vendors gathering together near the Saigon River. Address: Chợ, Lê Lợi, D1, Ho Chi Minh.
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