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Grandma Lu - Banh Mi Coffee & Hostel
2 out of 5
41 Co Bac, District 1, Cao Ong Lanh Ward, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Ho Chi Minh City ...

Grandma Lu - Banh Mi Coffee & Hostel
Justay Bui Vien
2 out of 5
183/47A Bui Vien, Q1, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square ...

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SPOT ON 676 Jimmy House - Hostel
1 out of 5
131 Tran Dinh Xu, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Ho Chi Minh City ...

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OYO 760 Ceo House Homestay - Hostel
1 out of 5
40, Street No.31E, An Phu ward, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Ho Chi Minh City ...

OYO 760 Ceo House Homestay - Hostel
Four of a Kind Hostel
2 out of 5
214/B14D Nguyen Trai Street, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square ...

Four of a Kind Hostel
FAMS Hostel
2 out of 5
111 Nguyen Thai Binh, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is SG$26 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts, Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square. Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker ...

FAMS Hostel
The Lily Hostel and Coffee
2 out of 5
150/43A Nguyen Trai, Phuong Ben thanh, Quan 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is SG$17 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of September 23 Park, Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"The staff.were very helpful and understanding even"…"

Reviewed on 30 Jan,2020

The Lily Hostel and Coffee
Saigon Backpackers Hostel - Bui Vien
2 out of 5
241/ 32 Pham Ngu Lao, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is steps away from Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square are also within ...

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 9 Nov,2019

Saigon Backpackers Hostel - Bui Vien
Nancy Guesthouse - Hostel
1 out of 5
41 Do Quang Dau, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is steps away from Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square are also within ...

1.3/5 (11 reviews)
don't accept

"they asked to pay again. don't accept guests from websites."…"

Reviewed on 2 May,2018

Nancy Guesthouse - Hostel
BohoLand Hostel
1 out of 5
95/14 Nguyen Trai Street, Phurong Pham Ngu Lao, Quan 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of September 23 Park and Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (18 reviews)
A little hidden gem in HCM!

"The owner Ana is a nice lady. The room is clean and the breakfast provided is very authentic and delicious. I particularly like the boho decor of my room on the 5th floor. The overall impression is good!"…"

Reviewed on 4 Sep,2018

BohoLand Hostel
G-Hostel
2 out of 5
105 pham ngu lao, Phuong Pham Ngu Lao, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square ...

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Travel Home - Hostel
2 out of 5
217/29/1 De Tham St., Pham Ngu Lao ward, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is SG$22 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in District 1, this hostel is steps away from Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square are also within ...

4.3/5Excellent! (3 reviews)

"Great little place. Diamond in the rough to be honest. The backpackers district seems to be the dirty, grimy, fast paced area of Ho Chi Minh but Travel Home was a step up from everything else around it. The staff was AMAZING! Always wanting to help and go out of their way to make the stay great. ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Nov,2018

Travel Home - Hostel
Scenic Valley Apartment 4 Bedroom - Sabina HCM
2 out of 5
808 Nguyen Van Linh, Scenic valley, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 7, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of The Cresent Mall, FV Hospital and Saigon Exhibition and Convention Center. Saigon Paragon Mall ...

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)

"スタッフさん優しいです 朝飯作ってくれてすごくうまい、洗濯もしてくれる ベッドメイキングもしてくれる。 プールもジムもある。 駐車場もタダ 鍵はカードキーと各部屋の鍵があるので安心 テレビはないが共用スペースにWebテレビはある。 チェックインの時だけは二キロ離れたサビナホテルフロントに行く必要がある。チェックアウトは鍵をポストに入れておけばフロントに行かなくてよい。 但し事前にロビーに報告する必要はある。 真夜中チェックイン時はホテルフロントのお兄さんが電気消してその場で寝てるのだが、ドアは空いてるので起こせば大丈夫"…"

Reviewed on 19 Nov,2018

Scenic Valley Apartment 4 Bedroom - Sabina HCM
199x.Nest
2 out of 5
8th Floor , 64 Bui Vien street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, district 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is steps away from Bui Vien Walking Street and Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square are also within ...

2.7/5 (3 reviews)
Dont stay here, dont be fooled by photos

"Dirty, smelly, old, people bring food and on music. No locker. Too warm to stay. On 7th floor has to climb stairs. Did not stay, left even though paid."…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar,2019

199x.Nest
City Poshtel
2 out of 5
40/20 Bui Vien str, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square ...

4.4/5Excellent! (10 reviews)

"Hostel is in a good location, close to the drinking and party areas. However, is it not noisy albeit being in close proximity to the clubs."…"

Reviewed on 19 Jan,2020

City Poshtel
The An Homestay - Hostel
1.5 out of 5
23 Duong So 33, Binh An, Quan 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 2, this hostel is within 3 miles (5 km) of Vincom Mega Mall, Saigon River and Vietnam National Museum of History. Saigon Zoo and Botanic ...

The An Homestay - Hostel
The Like Hostel & Cafe
1.5 out of 5
150/37 Nguyen Trai, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of September 23 Park and Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area. Ben Thanh Market and Bui Vien Walking Street ...

3/5 (1 review)
写真と全然違う

"いい点: スタッフは親切で笑顔。チェックアウト後もバッグは預けられる。多分シャワーも浴びれる。朝食付き。(他の口コミに美味しい、豪華と書かれているが、普通です) 立地がいい。空港からのバスも空港行きのバスも近い。中心街や飲み屋街に近い。 有名なお店もスーパーマーケットも近い。 悪い点:シャワートイレが部屋に1つで、一応ドアの中ではトイレとシャワー別だけど、最初のドアをロックされると入れない。 朝とか、夜とか微妙に混む時間があって1時間以上入れなかったりした。 1階のスタッフ用のを言えば使えるが、面倒。 そしてトイレは狭い。シャワーの水圧低め。 何より全体的に汚い。 写真のような綺麗さは皆無。 ..."…"

Reviewed on 9 Sep,2019

The Like Hostel & Cafe
Red Roses Hostel Bui Vien
2 out of 5
84/34 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$48 per night from 30 Jan to 31 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in District 1, this hostel is steps away from Bui Vien Walking Street and Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area. Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square are also within ...

Red Roses Hostel Bui Vien
Stuck In Saigon
1 out of 5
79/4 Bui Thi Xuan, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
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Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Ben Thanh Market and War Remnants ...

Stuck In Saigon
Youth House - Hostel
2 out of 5
100/2 Tran Hung Dao, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is SG$31 per night from 28 Jan to 29 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees

Located in District 1, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Bui Vien Walking Street, Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Ben Thanh Market. Saigon Square and ...

Youth House - Hostel
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Prostyle Hotel Ho Chi Minh

Prostyle Hotel Ho Chi Minh

4 out of 5
26 Thi Sach st, Ben Nghe ward, Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is SG$57 per night from 24 Jan to 25 Jan
Excludes taxes & fees
4.3/5Excellent! (82 reviews)
Cute hotel

"The lobby was amazing, it was very beautiful, I can tell before is a very old hotel, and they did some remodeling to the hotel, I think is a very nice and reasonable price for the room. recommend to everyone who wants to stay in Saigon."…"

Reviewed on 16 Mar,2020

Prostyle Hotel Ho Chi Minh
Silverland Sil Hotel & Spa

Silverland Sil Hotel & Spa

3.5 out of 5
20-22-24 Thai Van Lung St, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is SG$42 per night from 31 Jan to 1 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees
4.1/5Very Good! (743 reviews)
neat place to stay in the center of HCMC

"a neat place good for a short stay, especially outside the hotel u got lots of bistros and good restaurants"…"

Reviewed on 5 Oct,2020

Silverland Sil Hotel & Spa
Roseland Centa Hotel & Spa

Roseland Centa Hotel & Spa

3.5 out of 5
15/1A-15A/57A Le Thanh Ton, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is SG$58 per night from 6 Feb to 7 Feb
Excludes taxes & fees
4.3/5Excellent! (514 reviews)

"Hotel staff was really friendly and helpful helped us book trips change money we upgraded to a superior room great stuff"…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar,2020

Roseland Centa Hotel & Spa
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Ho Chi Minh City, one of the 131 hostels here could be a great choice for you. No two hostels look identical, but these dormitory-style accommodation options all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many have private options too)
  • Budget prices
  • A social setting

Hostels are a great way to stay in Ho Chi Minh City for good value, so you can save your money for going out. You can check out cultural highlights like the museums in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Ho Chi Minh City?

The weather can be a big factor when you're experiencing new places, so here are some stats that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically April and March, while January and December are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 34° C and night-time temperatures average 21° C
  • April-June: 35° C is the daytime average and 24° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 31° C and night-time averages are around 23° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31° C during the day and 21° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 0 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Ho Chi Minh City?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might appreciate these places:

Natural Features
  • Saigon River
  • Riverside
  • 30-4 Park
Cultural Attractions
  • Opera House
  • Museum of Ho Chi Minh City
  • Ton Duc Thang Museum
Landmarks
  • Saigon Notre-Dame Basilica
  • Independence Palace
  • Temple of Mariamman

Overall, Ho Chi Minh City is known for its:

  • Shopping
  • Cafes
  • Flowers
  • Restaurants
  • Museums
  • Temples
  • Tours
  • Bars

How to Get to Ho Chi Minh City and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Ho Chi Minh City (SGN-Tan Son Nhat Intl.), located 3.8 mi (6.1 km) away from the city centre. An alternative is Vung Tau (VTG), situated 38.5 mi (61.9 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transport during your trip. If you're hoping to explore more of the surrounding area, head over to Saigon Railway Station to catch a train.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Ho Chi Minh City?
By choosing a hostel, you can spend less on accommodations and save more of your money for fun things to do during your stay. You can enjoy activities like shopping, and the flowers create an appealing natural setting.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dorm-style accommodations all have shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices and a social environment.
What are the best hostels in Ho Chi Minh City?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our travellers and could be a good place to start looking: SPOT ON 676 Jimmy House - Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk and multilingual staff. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. Home4all - Hostel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking and multilingual staff. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. Dakao House - Hostel - Located within a 20-minute walk of Vietnam National Museum of History and Saigon River. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers and free toiletries. SPOT ON 748 Amber Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as laundry facilities. You’ll find showers and free toiletries in all rooms. Justay Bui Vien - Located within a 5-minute walk of Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area and Bui Vien Walking Street. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers and hairdryers.
How many hostels will I find in Ho Chi Minh City?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Ho Chi Minh City, one of Expedia’s 172 hostels could be a great choice.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Ho Chi Minh City?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually April and March, with an average temperature of 29°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 27°C. The rainiest months in Ho Chi Minh City are September, June, July and August, with each month seeing an average of 312 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Ho Chi Minh City?
Generally, Ho Chi Minh City is known for its cafes, flowers and restaurants. Major attractions include Saigon Square, Ben Thanh Market and Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area. Get out into nature with places such as Saigon River, Tao Dan Park and Vinhomes Central Park. Cultural attractions include Opera House, Museum of Ho Chi Minh City and Ho Chi Minh City Museum of Fine Arts.
What's the best way to get to and around Ho Chi Minh City while staying at a hostel?
Keep this information about transit options in and around Ho Chi Minh City in your back pocket to make the most of your stay: You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Ho Chi Minh City (SGN-Tan Son Nhat Intl.), 3.8 mi (6.1 km) away. An alternative is Vung Tau (VTG), located 38.5 mi (61.9 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transport to get around. If you’re looking to check out more of the area, make your way to Saigon Railway Station to catch a train.

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