Hotel selection criteria for first-time traveling to Ho Chi Minh city-Viet Nam:
The convenient location-criteria to choose the top hotel:
The choice of a convenient location is very important because if you choose a beautiful hotel location, you can look at the landscape and the streets around you. The convenient location allows you to book a taxi or take a bus to move easily, and the beautiful location will be close to shopping centers, entertainment, and many convenience shops, markets, and supermarkets
A clean, always-clean hotel is an important choice for tourists. You will feel comfortable staying in a fragrant, dirt-free hotel room; the towel is frequently changed, and the bed is refined white. This will help you enjoy a perfect vacation and give you a feeling of relaxation.
Professional and friendly service:
The attitude of unprofessional service and not being open to customers is a bad thing when choosing a hotel. The hotel staff will guide you when traveling to a strange place, and this is extremely necessary. Before you decide to book a hotel, read guest reviews of that hotel before you decide on your holiday!
The hotel offers many attractive promotion:
The hotel has a number of discount offers that will save you some money when traveling. Hunt hotels for 1 to 2 months to find the best hotel at the best price. Contact AN Tour to get advice and book a hotel with beautiful views and super-efficient prices.
Good security and quality service:
Security at the hotel is an extremely important factor in ensuring privacy and not being disturbed. You should find out about the location or contact the hotel before booking to get more information before enjoying your vacation at the hotel.
Choosing the nearby hotels makes it convenient to travel, easy to find the closest place to stay as well as you can catch a taxi, bus to move and a convenient route to the airport.
What entertainment places do hotels near Bitexco have ?
1. The Saigon Skydeck Bitexco Observatory:
The Saigon Skydeck Bitexco Observatory, located inside the building, is an ideal and great place to see the scenery around Ho Chi Minh City. The observatory gives you a 360-degree panoramic view of the city, with many slopes arranged. You can admire the famous sights in Saigon from the observatories, such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, Ben Thanh Market, Thu Thiem Tunnel, and The City Post Office. At night, the city under the lights is more beautiful. Visit Saigon Skydeck Bitexco at night to not miss the beautiful moments of Ho Chi Minh City!
- Ticket price: starting from 220.000VND
- Opening hours: 9:30 – 21:30
- Address: 36 Ho Tung Mau, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Location on map: Saigon Skydeck
2. Nguyen Hue Walking Street:
Nguyen Hue Walking Street has long become a destination that attracts foreign tourists because of its modernity. It has seating around it, and there are many restaurants and cafes for you to stop at. Walking streets are famous for activities such as:
Photography: The scenery in the walking street is compared to a foreign street with many luxurious cafes and restaurants. This is a good place to take a check-in photo. Many couples also choose walking streets as a place to photograph their weddings or as the place to take memorial photos.
Enjoy street music performances: If you visit Nguyen Hue Walking Street on the weekend, you will easily encounter artists performing music. The show is completely free and lively; you can communicate with people through music. This will be an unforgettable memory when you travel to Saigon.
Discover apartment 42 Nguyen Hue: this is an old apartment in a complex of beautiful cafes, bookstores, souvenir shops, and clothing shops. If there is time, do not forget to experience walking into the apartment and discovering the interesting things inside.
- Opening hours: 24/24
- Location on map: Pho Di Bo Nguyen Hue
3. Bach Dang wharf:
Bach Dang wharf is a famous tourist destination that marks an important historical milestone for the Vietnamese people. The name is associated with the triple defeat of the Vietnamese invaders on the river in 938, 981, and 1288. The people of Saigon built a monument to the Grand General of Tran Hung Dao standing and pointing their hands toward Bach Dang wharf to commemorate the glorious and majestic struggle of the great Vietnamese people in the Battle of Bach Dang Great to defeat the Third Mongol army in 1288.
Currently, the Bach Dang wharf has become a park with views of the Bach Dang river and many attractive entertainment activities:
Visit Bach Dang Wharf Park: around the park are many greens, and there are many seats for you to rest, relax, and breathe a lot while fresh. You can enjoy a cup of Vietnamese coffee and a view of Bach Dang river.
- Ticket Price: Free
- Opening hours: 24/24
- Address: 1 Ton Duc Thang, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Location on map: Ben Bach Dang Park
Explore Bach Dang River by Saigon Waterbus: this is an activity not to be missed as you can enjoy the cool air and learn more about the history of the river through guides on the train. The Waterbus will pass through famous places such as Saigon Bridge and Vinhome Central Park and admire Saigon’s highest tower, Landmark 81.
- Ticket price: 15.000 VND
- Opening hours: 7:00 – 17:00
- Address: 10B Ton Duc Thang, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Location on map: Saigon Water Bus Station
4. Ben Thanh Market:
Ben Thanh Market is the symbol of Saigon and is a destination that attracts many foreign tourists. The market mainly sells items such as clothes, fabrics, and jewelry, and you should especially try Vietnamese dishes sold in the market by deliciously flavorful and friendly sellers. You can also buy unique souvenirs to give to friends and family at the Ben Thanh market.
- Opening hours: 6:00 – 18:00
- Address: Le Loi, Ben Thanh District, Ward 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Location on map: Cho Ben Thanh
5. Bui Vien Backpacker Street:
The Walking Street at the Bui Vien weekend becomes hotter than ever because of the unique, attractive entertainment activities. Many art performances from the sidewalks to the bottom of the street attract a lot of visitors, creating a very vibrant atmosphere. When you come to Bui Vien, you can not only have fun and relax but also enjoy street dishes such as baked butterfly and incredibly attractive baked chicken wings. Enjoying a beer at Bùi Vin and integrating it with vibrant music will leave you with the hardest impression of those who love the nightlife.
- Opening hours: 18:00 – 3:00
- Address: Bui Vien, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Location on map: Bui Vien Walking Street
AN Tours suggests hotels near Bitexco that are rated 5 stars by foreign tourists.
1. The Myst Dong Khoi Hotel:
The design of the Myst Bronze is a blend of traditional East Asian style with elegant and romantic expressions of the West. The basic design idea is the encounter of past and modern cultures, with the dominant tones of dark wood, gold, and warm orange reminding us of Saigon, the jewel of the Far East. For the guests, the convenience and premium Indochina style of the hotel will impress you as well as relax you here. The Myst Saigon hotel offers amenities such as a restaurant serving Vietnamese cuisine, a terrace bar with a swimming pool, and evening tea. Although it is a 5-star hotel, the very affordable and friendly service always welcomes you to the holiday.
- Address: 6-8 Ho Huan Nghiep, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Hotline: 028 3520 3040
- Location on map: The Myst Dong Khoi Hotel
2. The Reverie Saigon Hotel:
The Reverie Saigon is one of the most famous 5-star hotels in District 1, and it is also ranked 4th among the world’s top 50 hotels. The Reverie is located on the roof of the Times Square skyscraper, which is Saigon’s leading financial, commercial, entertainment, and tourist district, with the front facades of Nguyen Hue Walking Street. The entire facade of Time Square is made of glass and illuminated by colorful lights. If you want to experience a classy and superior tour with European-style hotel space, then choose The Reverie Saigon. In addition, the hotel also has an Italian restaurant for those who love Italian cuisine. The hotel’s service is good and always attracts large numbers of foreign visitors on holidays and even on regular days.
3. Rex Saigon Hotel:
Rex Hotel, located on Nguyen Hue Walking Street, is a 5-star hotel in District 1 where you can relax while quickly immersing yourself in the outdoor rhythm. The Great Theatre, Takashimaya Vietnam Commercial Center, Ban City Market, Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Headquarters, and Central Post Office are just a few minutes’ walk away. This is the old 5-star hotel in Saigon, but it is still the top choice of many foreign visitors when visiting Vietnam.
Address: 141 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Location on map: Rex Hotel
4. Sheraton Saigon Hotel:
Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers welcomes visitors to Vietnam with its 5-star accommodations, award-winning amenities, and stunning location. Located on the famous road in the bustling District 1 in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, the Saigon hotel is surrounded by lively shopping and leisure spots and is just a short walk from popular attractions such as the Grand Chant House and the War and Unity Evidence Museum.
- Address: 88 Dong Khoi, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
- Location on map: Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Tower
List of hotels nearby Bitexco:
- Au Lac Charner Hotel:
Address: 87-89-91 Ho Tung Mau, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Location on map: Au Lac Charner Hotel
- Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel:
Address: 17 Ton Duc Thang, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Location on map: Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel
- Saigon Prince Hotel:
Address: 63 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Location on map: Saigon Prince Hotel
- Amanaki Saigon Boutique Hotel:
Address: 65 Ho Tung Mau, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Location on map: Amanaki Saigon Boutique Hotel
- Palace Saigon Hotel:
Address: 55-56 Nguyen Hue, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Location on map: Palace Saigon Hotel
- Asian Ruby Center Point:
Address: 46-48 Mac Thi Buoi, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
Location on map: Asian Ruby Center Point Hotel
Recent hotel association service at AN Tours:
1. Local Night Food Tour By Scooters:
Experience a Saigon that no way you can travel by yourself. In this tour, you will be into a journey of local places and authentic food, staying away from the touristy area. Remember to stay hungry before the tour starts, as there will be a lot of food waiting for you.
2. Saigon Unseen On Motorbike (Daytime):
You are bored of tours that only take you to touristy landmarks? Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, Museums,… all of the places that you can visit yourself with no need of a tour. Understanding that, we create a different experience for you: to explore the city like locals. In this tour, you will be on the back of the motorbike, led by your tour guide to flow into a journey unseen by tourists.
3. Private Farm Tour & Cooking Class Half-Day:
Enjoy Private Farm Tour & Cooking Class in a 100% no touristy farm of Ho Chi Minh City, where you will explore the beauty of our organic farm and awesome authentic Vietnamese food to cook.
When using these tour services at AN Tours Vietnam, you will be recommended and assisted in booking prestigious hotels at reasonable prices, in line with your budget. This will save you money when traveling and allow you to experience many exciting and unforgettable activities. You will learn more about Vietnamese culture, cuisine, and people, as well as have a fun and memorable holiday.
For more details about the tour and if you intend to travel in Saigon and want to find nearby hotels, please contact AN Tour for advice and more interesting tourist information!
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