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Featured Hostels in Ho Chi Minh City

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 ...

Justay Bui Vien
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 $17 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28

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 $11 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28

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 Jan 30, 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 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 Nov 9, 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 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 May 2, 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 Sep 4, 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 $14 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28

Located in District 1, this hostel is steps 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 Nov 25, 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 Nov 19, 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 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 Mar 24, 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 Jan 19, 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 mi (5 km) of Vincom Mega Mall, Saigon River, and Vietnam National Museum of History. Saigon Zoo and Botanic Garden ...

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 Sep 9, 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 $30 per night from Jan 30 to Jan 31

Located in District 1, this hostel is steps 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 $20 per night from Jan 27 to Jan 28

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 $35 per night from Feb 10 to Feb 11
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 Mar 16, 2020

Prostyle Hotel Ho Chi Minh
Hotel Nikko Saigon

Hotel Nikko Saigon

5 out of 5
235 Nguyen Van Cu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is $70 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
4.6/5Exceptional! (999 reviews)

"Professional!! The staffs were nicely, smiling faces and good manner."…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2020

Hotel Nikko Saigon
Park View Saigon Hotel

Park View Saigon Hotel

3 out of 5
98R -100 Le Lai street, Ben Thanh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
The price is $19 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2
4.1/5Very Good! (78 reviews)
great for budget travelers

"ok hotel. great location with good food court across the road and very busy night life only 100mtr walk. and very easy walk into city centre and main attractions"…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Park View Saigon Hotel
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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 accommodations 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 a 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.

Hostels in Ho Chi Minh City

Ready to book a hostel in town? These options have the best reviews from our guests and could be a good place to start:

WillHome Hostel - Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant, and a rooftop terrace. Rooms come with showers and lockers.

New Saigon Hostel - Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. You'll find showers and free toiletries in all rooms.

Phan Anh Backpackers Hostel - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and desks in all rooms.

Town House 23 Saigon Hotel - Hostel - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and tour/ticket assistance. You'll find towels, lockers, and desks in all rooms.

9 Hostel and Bar - You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as tour/ticket assistance. You'll find showers and lockers in all rooms.

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 94° F and nighttime temperatures average 70° F
  • April-June: 95° F is the daytime average and 75° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 89° F and nighttime averages are around 74° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 88° F during the day and 71° F 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
  • Cafés
  • 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 center. 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 transit 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 going with a hostel you can reduce your spending on lodging and save more of your budget for sightseeing 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 the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms), budget prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Ho Chi Minh City?
Ready to book a hostel? These options have the best reviews from our travelers 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 hair dryers.
How many hostels will I be able to 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 option for you.
When is the best time of year to stay in a hostel in Ho Chi Minh City?
Good weather’s always better when you’re discovering new places, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually April and March with an average temp of 83°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 80°F. The rainiest months in Ho Chi Minh City are September, June, July, and August, with each month seeing an average of 12 inches of rainfall.
What is there to see and do in Ho Chi Minh City?
Overall, Ho Chi Minh City is known for its cafés, flowers, and restaurants. Major attractions include Saigon Square, Ben Thanh Market, and Pham Ngu Lao Backpacker Area. Get out into nature with places like 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 Tan Son Nhat Intl. Airport (SGN), 3.8 mi (6.1 km) away. An alternative is Vung Tau (VTG), which is 38.5 mi (61.9 km) away. After you’ve arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. If you’re eager to see more of the area, make your way to Saigon Railway Station to catch a train.