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Locals Recommend Affordable Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

Traveling on a tight budget? Rest assured that there is a wealth of affordable hotels in downtown districts of Ho Chi Minh City like District 1 or 3 which offer varied services at the best price possible. We’ve gathered some of the most affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh City that are highly recommended by locals so you don’t need to look any further.

Dragon Palace II Hotel

221 Pham Ngu Lao, District 1
~ US$ 30/night
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Dragon Palace II

Dragon Palace II Hotel is only 8km from Tan Son Nhat airport and only a few kilometers from The Independence Palace, Ben Thanh MarketAn Dong Market, and other attractions. The location is beyond perfect if you want to have a look at the city’s history or go on a shopping spree for the local goodies. The 24/24 reception in the hotel offers a currency exchange service as well as ticket booking for your desired locations on the trip.

Le Le Hotel

171, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1
US$ 25 – US$ 45/night
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Le Le Hotel is only 500 meters from Ben Thanh Market and footsteps away from the 23 – 9 Park where you can have a nice relaxing walk in the morning. Besides being one of the affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, the hotel’s restaurant offers a diverse menu for breakfast besides the typical Vietnamese dishes, as there are also vegetarian and Halal options for guests to choose from.

Eden Garden Hotel

28/12 Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao, District 1
US$ 30 – $US 70/night
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Eden Garden on Bui Vien Street

You should never dismiss Eden Garden Hotel if you’re a party animal at heart. Bui Vien Walking Street is full of high-spirited bars where you can quench your thirst with a drink in hand and catch up with friends or even make some new companies on your trip. Ben Thanh Market, Saigon Square, Takashimaya Vietnam and plenty more shopping malls in Saigon are only less than a kilometer away, in case you wish to splurge on some merchandise.

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Galaxy Hotel and Capsule

269/19 De Tham, District 1
~US$ 35
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Galaxy Hotel and Capsule of Saigon

The Galaxy Hotel is amongst the most modern yet affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh City. As the name suggests, you can choose to stay in a capsule room if you’re traveling solo or go for a deluxe family suite if you visiting Ho Chi Minh City with your family. The location is close to many of Ho Chi Minh’s historical sites such as Art Museum, War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh Museum, etc.

Chill Box

A61 Nguyen Trai, District 1
~US$ 30
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Chill Box is joyfully decorated

Chill Box is a lovely hotel decorated with white and jolly pastel colors which can be utilized for photo opportunities. For one of the affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, Chill Box has a wide range of rooms, from casual single ones to executive suites with a balcony. The hotel locates right next to restaurants where you can have a taste of traditional Vietnamese cuisines, such as pho or bun bo Hue.

Le Duy Hotel

18 – 20 Nguyen Thi Nghia, District 1
~ US$ 50
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Le Duy hotel on Nguyen Thi Nghia Street

Le Duy Hotel is one of the most affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh City that lies between the Backpackers’ District of Pham Ngu Lao and Ben Thanh Market. Therefore, make good use of your stay here and embark on a culinary adventure to discover the food and culture of Vietnam, or of Saigonese in particular.

Cosmopolitan Hotel

191 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, District 3
~ US$ 40
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Cosmopolitan Hotel Saigon

Besides the standard amenities such as a restaurant, laundry service, and free wifi, Cosmopolitan Hotel also features a business center, conference area, and a meeting room. Apart from top-notch conventions, fully equipped and affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh City such as Cosmopolitan facilitate the burgeoning MICE tourism trend in Vietnam.

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The suite inside Cosmopolitan

Elios Hotel

231 – 233 – 235 Pham Ngu Lao, District 1
~ US$ 39
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Elios Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Only half an hour drive from the Tan Son Nhat Airport and located right in the busy downtown Pham Ngu Lao street. You can save your wallet by staying in Elios Hotel, one of the affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, and spend the rest on the vibrant nightlife in the frenetic bars, nightclubs, and restaurants in this area.

Beautiful Saigon 3 Hotel

40/27 Bui Vien, District 1
~ US$ 35
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The swimming pool in Beautiful Saigon 3

Affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh City which deliver 5-star service is not such an odd combo. Beautiful Saigon has an outdoor pool, a barbecue area and free breakfast. Famous attractions such as Bui Vien Backpackers’ Street, Ben Thanh Market, and 23 – 9 Park are only a walkable distance from the hotel.

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Conclusion on Affordable Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

Overall, the majority of hotels in Ho Chi Minh City are comparatively cheap as the living expenses here are not prohibitive, so finding affordable hotels in Ho Chi Minh City won’t be such a daunting task. Check out more budget hostels in Ho Chi Minh and other fun activities on your Saigon excursions.

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