Vietnam is turning into Asia’s most wanted destination, as every part of this rejuvenated country is buzzing with energy, colorful sites and historical treasures. Ho Chi Minh is its biggest city, with much economic development and it is a thriving metropolis. There are many interesting things to see in Ho Chi Minh city, like the Notre Dame Cathedral, War Remnant Museum, Jade Emperor Pagoda, the famous Ben Thanh Market, the Reunification Palace and of course the mosques, which attract thousands of tourists, every year.
If you are planning on a trip to Ho Chi Minh and are wondering about the best Muslim-friendly places to stay, this list will help you find your perfect place!
If you are looking to stay close to the main markets in Ho Chi Minh, and close to the mosques, like the Al Rahim and the Musulman Mosque, you must stay at the Cap Town Hotel, which is located in the center of Ho Chi Minh City, just 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) away from the international airport and within a kilometer (.6 miles) away from tourist attractions, like the Ben Thanh Market, street food and the Reunification Palace.
The rooms here are bright, with AC and have free WiFi. The hotel has a coffee shop and an on-site restaurant. The rooms have a personal safe for guests and are fitted with a flat-screen TV and a minibar. They also have a private bathroom and have either a bathtub or a shower, as well as a hairdryer and some toiletries.
The Walk About Hotel is a good hotel to stay in, if you are wanting to savor tasty Muslim food and offer prayers at the nearby mosque. It is also just 600 meters (1968.5 feet) away from the famous Ben Thanh Market and Saigon Square. The rooms are air-conditioned and have free WiFi, with flat-screen TVs and they are colored in creamy neutral tones.
The rooms also have an electric kettle and a minibar, as well as attached bathrooms. The hotel has a restaurant and a 24-hour front desk and they provide free parking for guests.
The Sunrise Hotel is located centrally in Ho Chi Minh City, very close to the main mosques, just a two-minute walk to the Ben Thanh Market and a few minutes away from Takashimaya Vietnam. It has tastefully done up rooms, with free WiFi, AC and flat-screen TVs. The hotel offers free drinking water in every room and provides a personal safe for all guests. The rooms have attached bathrooms, which either have a bathtub or shower.
The Alagon Saigon Hotel & Spa is a favorite among Muslim travelers to Ho Chi Minh City because it is located close to the main mosques and serves delicious halal food. The rooms are elegant and modern and have AC, free WiFi, and are fitted with flat-screen TVs. A tea and coffee maker is also provided and the rooms have attached bathrooms, with showers.
The famous Ben Thanh Market is just five minutes away and the hotel has an onsite 24-hour restaurant. The hotel is a three-minute walk from 23/9 Park and a short drive to the Opera House.
The Ramana Hotel Saigon serves the most delicious Halal food in Ho Chi Minh City and their exquisite Vietnamese specialties and Australian Steaks are also hits with guests. Rooms feature AC, cable TV, free bottled water, free tea and coffee and huge bathrooms with a bathtub and a walk in shower. It also has amazing facilities for guests who like to work out, in their fitness center and if you want to get a facial, visit the hotel’s Oasis Spa.
The hotel is located within a 15-minute drive from the Tan Son Nhat International Airport and it is 800 meters (2624.7 feet) away from the Ho Chi Minh International Exhibition Conference Centre (HIECC). You can enjoy a drink at the hotel’s bar, with live music or karaoke in the background.
The Grand Silverland Hotel & Spa is a popular hotel among Muslim travelers to Ho Chi Minh City because of its proximity to the mosques. It has a beautiful rooftop swimming pool and it is located steps away from the Ben Thanh Market. The rooms have AC and flat-screen TVs and there is free WiFi access, throughout the hotel, as well as free bottled water and free tea and coffee.
The bathrooms have a bathtub and a shower and the hotel is just a 10-minute walk away from Sunwah Tower, the Metropolitan building, the Opera Building and a 30-minute drive from the Tan Son Nhat International Airport.
The A&Em Signature Hotel in District 1, is a preferred hotel for Muslim travelers, as it is close to the mosques, located in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City and it is only a 5-minute walk from the Ho Chi Minh City Museum. It has an in-house restaurant and a beautiful rooftop swimming pool and a tea lounge.
The rooms have free WiFi, air conditioning, a sitting area and a safety deposit box for guests. Each room also has a flat-screen TV, with cable, a writing desk, an attached bathroom with a shower, a hairdryer and free toiletries. The hotel also has a spa and wellness center, with a sauna and steam room.
Strategically located in District 1, Alagon Western Hotel enjoys close proximity to many tourist attractions in Ho Chi Minh City, including Ben Thanh Market, Fine Arts Museum, Takashimaya Vietnam, General Post Office and Reunification Palace. Additionally, the Tan Son Nhat International Airport is only 7 kilometers (4.35 miles) away, so the hotel is readily accessible for a good rest after a long flight.
Fitted with classic dark wood furnishings, the air-conditioned rooms in the hotel offers free Wi-Fi access, tea and coffee-making facilities, and a safety deposit box. A flat-screen TV featuring cable TV channels is provided in some rooms to cater for guests’ entertainment needs. Most importantly, the majority of the dishes served in the daily breakfast buffet at the on-site restaurant is halal. Even if the halal dishes served don’t suit your tastes, there are plenty of halal restaurants and cafes right outside the hotel that you can drop by, so everyone is sure to find something to love. Although currency exchanges can be done in the hotel, you will have a choice of paying in Viet Dong or Malaysian Ringgit, since most of their clients are Muslims from Malaysia.
Hoang Hai Long 2 Hotel
Address: 28-30 Nguyen An Ninh St. Ben Thanh Ward District 1
Price: from 31 USD
Situated in the busy District 1 of Ho Chi Minh City, Avanti Hotel is a mere 200-meter (0.12-mile) walk away from the Ben Thanh Market, a shopping haven for those looking to purchase local handicrafts, branded goods, Vietnamese art or other souvenirs. The Museum of Ho Chi Minh City and the Tax Trade Center are also a stone’s throw away.
The air-conditioned rooms in the hotel are furnished with modern décor that follows a neutral color scheme. They are also equipped with a flat-screen TV to cater for guests’ entertainment needs. The spotlessly clean en-suite bathrooms come with a shower or a bathtub, where guests can have a relaxing soak after a drink at the on-site bar. The V Restaurant serves buffet breakfast every day that comprises a selection of Vietnamese, Asian and European dishes. However, if those dishes are not to your liking, the hotel is close to all manner of eateries and restaurants that offer halal cuisine for you to enjoy.
Looking for a family holiday, close to the mosque and halal food? If so, the Ha My 3 Hotel, centrally located in Ho Chi Minh’s District 1, is the best option for you. It has modern rooms, with free WiFi and it is only 5-10 minutes away from the Ben Thanh Market. It has free private parking for guests and an onsite restaurant.
The rooms have AC, cable TV and a minibar and guests can avail of the money exchange facility and laundry services at the hotel. The hotel also serves a buffet breakfast, every morning, in its restaurant. It is a 15-minute walk away from the Saigon Opera House, the Notre Dame Cathedral and the Reunification Palace and the Tan Son Nhat Airport is a quick 25-minute drive away.
Ha My 3 Hotel
Address: 47 Thu Khoa Huan Street Ben Thanh Ward, District 1
Price: from 25 USD
Visit Ho Chi Minh City: A melting pot of culture and cuisine
Ho Chi Minh is a historical city, which has seen a resurgence after the War of Vietnam. It is now seeing much economic development, aided by its vibrant tourism industry, which offers tourists a comfortable and affordable stay, with famous cuisine and street food that will linger in your mind, long after your holiday is over!
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