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Hôtel des Arts Saigon - MGallery Collection
5 out of 5
76 78 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai St, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥11,821 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.6/5Exceptional! (402 reviews)
Overall great, but need to reduce your SUPlastic!

"MGallery was a super hotel with a lovely room layout and views across the city. The room was well appointed and the interiors well thought out. However the amount of Single Use Plastic was high. Shower Gel & Shampoo in small plastic bottles, plastic water for drinking with nowhere to fill our refillable ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2020

Hôtel des Arts Saigon - MGallery Collection
Caravelle Saigon
5 out of 5
19 - 23 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥12,955 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
4.5/5Wonderful! (998 reviews)
Great location and service as always

"I was upgraded on arrival and check-in was very quick. Good discounts at the Spa and on food/drinks. VIP lounge has great canapes from 5.30pm. Bed and pillows are always very comfortable. Clean and lots of attention to detail."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2020

Caravelle Saigon
Alagon D'antique Hotel & Spa
4 out of 5
301-303 Ly Tu Trong St, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥7,690 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
4.5/5Wonderful! (499 reviews)

"It is one of the best Hotels we stayed in anywhere"…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Alagon D'antique Hotel & Spa
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Grand Silverland Hotel
4 out of 5
125-133 Ly Tu Trong Street, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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4.4/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Great hotel stay and excellent staff. Very good breakfast included."…"

Reviewed on Mar 7, 2020

Grand Silverland Hotel
Rex Hotel
5 out of 5
141 Nguyen Hue Blvd, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is ¥9,170 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
4.3/5Excellent! (1,048 reviews)
Great location and excellent service!

"Great spot but hotel looks a little bit tired. Area round the pool is slippery. However, staff were excellent and friendly- all spoke good English. Rooftop garden restaurant was great and breakfast was outstanding. I got some specials and it was certainly excellent value for money."…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Rex Hotel
Grand Hotel Saigon
5 out of 5
8 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥6,434 per night from Feb 6 to Feb 7
4.3/5Excellent! (997 reviews)
Amazing staff, rooms , location.

"Grand in name , Grand in service. This hotel , unlike the others , deserves it's 5 star rating. The service here , with specific mention of Sophie and Johnny, is outstanding. They made our short stay memorable , comfortable and warm. As others say, this is a Grand Ancient Hotel, the grandiosity from ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 21, 2020

Grand Hotel Saigon
GK Central Hotel
3 out of 5
92-94 Ly Tu Trong, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥2,087 per night from Feb 14 to Feb 15
4.2/5Very Good! (989 reviews)

"Bad smell of smoking in the room made me unpleasant."…"

Reviewed on Jul 23, 2020

GK Central Hotel
Hotel Continental Saigon
4 out of 5
132 - 134 Dong Khoi St., Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥14,126 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
4.1/5Very Good! (995 reviews)
Cool old school vibe, great location

"Firstly, the staff were 5 star professionals. My room was pleasant and comfortable and the history and design of the hotel speak for itself. Breakfast is geared more for the Asian palate. For me, it was eggs, rolls, coffee. A bit of muesli and raisins would have helped. Also, on the first morning ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 8, 2020

Hotel Continental Saigon
Gia Vien Hotel
2.5 out of 5
175/4-6 Pham Ngu Lao Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is ¥1,405 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
3.9/5Very Good! (204 reviews)

"Great location and the free breakfast was a good daily start"…"

Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

Gia Vien Hotel
Alagon Central Hotel & Spa
3 out of 5
52B-62-64 Pham Hong Thai Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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3.9/5Good! (847 reviews)

"the hotel offered amazing customer service and buffet selection"…"

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2020

Alagon Central Hotel & Spa
Le Duy Hotel
3 out of 5
18-20 Nguyen Thi Nghia Street, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is ¥5,243 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25
3.8/5Good! (90 reviews)

"Average"…"

Reviewed on May 30, 2019

Le Duy Hotel
Golden Central Hotel Saigon
4 out of 5
140 Ly Tu Trong, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥3,786 per night from Jan 28 to Jan 29
3.7/5Good! (539 reviews)
Great Place to stay

"excellent from the moment I stepped into the lobby the service is first rate, I asked for a table for my room to put my luggage on and it was done, all you could ever want from a hotel was done for you all arrangements for tours taxis"…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2020

Golden Central Hotel Saigon
Bong Sen Sai Gon Hotel
3.5 out of 5
117-119-121-123 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is ¥3,169 per night from Feb 10 to Feb 11
3.7/5Good! (432 reviews)
Good location for historical area

"It is ok, fine, better than many places"…"

Reviewed on Feb 3, 2020

Bong Sen Sai Gon Hotel
Oscar Saigon Hotel
3 out of 5
68a Nguyen Hue Blvd, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is ¥3,476 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
3.6/5Good! (363 reviews)

"Though I wondered how often pillow covers and bed sheets are changed, I was very pleased with the hotel's service. Everyone from day 1 from the doorman to the check-in girl to the porter, the cleaning staff and restaurant staff and even their chief accountant that I met was very friendly and helpful. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2020

Oscar Saigon Hotel
Saigon Backpackers Hostel - Bui Vien
2 out of 5
241/ 32 Pham Ngu Lao, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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3.6/5Good! (91 reviews)

"We arrived and the hostel was under construction. We walked in and they said theyre closed for repairs. After some translating and showing them our booking, they eventually took us across the street and we stayed there without paying extra which was nice. They should have records of their booking ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 9, 2019

Saigon Backpackers Hostel - Bui Vien
Ha Hien Signature Hotel
3 out of 5
145-147 Ly Tu Trong Street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥1,328 per night from Feb 4 to Feb 5
3.5/5Good! (135 reviews)

"The AC wasn't on, the hotel staff said since they cutting cost due to Covid."…"

Reviewed on May 24, 2020

Ha Hien Signature Hotel
Eden Garden Hotel
3 out of 5
28/12 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥1,399 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24
3.4/5Good! (224 reviews)

"all good. staff excellent overall an enjoyable stay. Breakfast could be better."…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Eden Garden Hotel
Reddoorz Premium @ Attica Hotel
3 out of 5
82 Bui Vien St., District 1, 82, Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh Municipality
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3.3/5 (36 reviews)
Good value, but near loud bar area

"The hotel was a good value for the money. The location is very near a bar/party area with VERY loud music. if you need silence to sleep do not consider this hotel. Breakfast was good."…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2019

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Lexington Hotel
3 out of 5
34A Thu Khoa Huan St, Ben Thanh Ward, Dist. 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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The price is ¥4,661 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26
3/5 (150 reviews)
Decent hotel in an excellent location.

"This hotel grew on me. It was a decent hotel for the price. The shower was a lot better than it looked and the bed was okay. The air conditioning was good. I felt sorry for the lift that took me up to the seventh floor as it always sounded like it was about to give up on life. What made my stay enjoyable ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 19, 2020

Lexington Hotel
Nouveau Happy Inn
2.5 out of 5
39 Bui Thi Xuan, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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2.7/5 (46 reviews)
BREAKFAST INCLUDE BUT NOT AS SAID AND INDICATION.

"FRONT DESK STAFF IS NOT NICE AND NO PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE. NEED MORE TRAINING, SHOULD HAVE MANAGER TO OVERCOME OR RESOLVE PROBLEMS WHEN GUESTS HAVE ISSUES THAT RECEPTIONIST HAS NO AUTHORITY TO OVERCOME"…"

Reviewed on Aug 12, 2018

Nouveau Happy Inn
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Frequently asked questions

What can I expect on my historical trip to Downtown Ho Chi Minh City?
You’re likely already making plans to see the historical sites while on vacation in Downtown Ho Chi Minh City. Be sure to check out the array of shops and renowned opera while you’re here. And also relish a stop at the lively bars in this culturally rich area.
What's the best place to stay in Downtown Ho Chi Minh City to absorb the local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Hotel Continental Saigon is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features 2 restaurants and free breakfast. Opera House is a short walk away. Other choices close to historic sites include Hotel Majestic Saigon and Rex Hotel.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Downtown Ho Chi Minh City?
Downtown Ho Chi Minh City has 695 hotel accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 417 designated as historic hotels or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places to visit in Downtown Ho Chi Minh City?
Downtown Ho Chi Minh City is notable for landmarks like Independence Palace, Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, and Saigon Central Post Office. Known for its opera, cultural venues like Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts and Opera House are worth a visit. Other popular sights include Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square.
What is a historic hotel like in Downtown Ho Chi Minh City?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll stay in a place that has an officially recognized historic designation. A stately home, palace or even a lodge, old police station, or skyscraper can be identified as a historic hotel as long as it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are typically found within the guestrooms or public spaces of such hotels in Downtown Ho Chi Minh City, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is more common in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The building and architecture of historic hotels are generally the most significant aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value and how it influenced the community.
Do historic hotels in Downtown Ho Chi Minh City have modern facilities?
Hotels include modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the popular amenities found in any hotel will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Downtown Ho Chi Minh City, you won’t find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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