Ho Chi Minh, also known as Saigon, is a mixture of the best Vietnam has to offer in one city. Customers swarm their favorite street food stalls along the roads while throngs of motorcyclists surge forward every time the traffic light turns green. Markets are a riot of color, sights, sounds, and smells. There’s no shortage of things to do, places to visit and delicacies to try in this historic city which is slowly rebuilding itself after the horrors of World War 2. Through their cuisine, culture, and lifestyle, the Vietnamese are on a crusade to revolutionize the country, and one of the ways is by rejuvenating the tourism industry. The people of Vietnam- cheerful, optimistic, hard workers who are no strangers to strife- are only all too aware of the challenges they face, but their spirit of resilience has served them well in making Ho Chi Minh into one of the most unique holiday experiences in Southeast Asia.
There’s no better way to encounter a city than to stay in the home of a local, so here are 10 stunning Vrbo properties to check out if you’re planning a tour of Ho Chi Minh.
This studio-like listing’s pale wooden furnishings will delight couples looking for a simple yet soothing place to return to after a tiring day out. The large windows let in lots of much-welcomed natural light that gives an airy yet cozy feel to the place. At night, you’ll be able to have a wonderful view of the river and sparkling city skyline while talking about the things you plan to do tomorrow.
Bitexco Tower & Saigon River View
Price: from 70 USD
Number of Guests: 3
A wonderful apartment in District 1, this listing is perfect for families looking for a home away from home, albeit beautifully decorated and conveniently located in Ho Chi Minh. With the entire fully furnished place to yourselves, you’ll be able to make yourselves truly at home with all the amenities your host, Dilhan, has thoughtfully provided. The large and well-lit space will make cooking and leisure activities enjoyable, while the pool is an escape from the heat.
Modern 2 Bedroom Apartment & 2 Luxury Pools Near District
Top guest reviewscomfortable work space and great viewsuper easy amazing views and great pools i would stay againthis place was a high end modern luxury apartment with amazing views of ho chi minhwe enjoyed the comfort (beds were great) views and convenience of the well-stocked apartmentfrom the fresh water to the laundry room the full tv package to the wireless internetthe apartment was very clean comfortable and convenienteverything was clean and ready for uswater is so warm and cleanmost important the apartment was clean and luxurious--great value for your moneythe apartment was super clean well furnished and is actually better than most places in that building
Host:they are honest friendly and offer quick responsethe host is warm friendly and very easy to deal withRead more reviewsthe location is perfect super close to everything to all the clubs and restaurantsi also felt safe at all times in this locationthe place has a fantastic location and the compound itself is one of my favorites in saigondilhan's flat is spotless very well furnished and located in a safe and quiet residencemy kids loved the pool and dilhan's place is a family friendly area
With its yellow palette and tasteful yet homely decor, this apartment cheerfully welcomes travelers from all corners of the globe for a comfortable stay. Located only 5 minutes from the famed Ben Thanh Market, this is a great choice for families and small groups with its complete amenities including a thoughtful laundry service in addition to the usual facilities. Expect a great, hassle-free holiday in this minimalist place.
Beautiful Apartment, District 1 - Center City
Price: from 89 USD
Number of Guests: 6
This vacation rental is a little different from the others- it’s got a round bedroom! “But what’s so special about that?” you ask. Well, the thing is, the mattress is round too! This circular feature is the definite highlight of this listing. Directly facing a floor-to-ceiling glass wall that separates the house from the balcony (which also happens to be circular), you’ll love it for its unique design and alcove-like feeling. There’s also a more traditional bed in the master bedroom for the rest of the family. All in all, a pretty little place to stay!
☆Unique Comfort★ in Classy 2BR Flat with Huge Balcony
Top guest reviewsRead more reviewsclean safe quiet smack dab in the middle of where it's going on
If you live for amazing views right from your bedroom window, you’ll love this apartment with glass walls (yes, you read that right) overlooking the entire city of Ho Chi Minh. This listing is quirkily decorated while still exuding class thanks to its furnishings. Three bedrooms will house a medium-sized group comfortably with extra space to spare. Best of all, guests will have access to a rooftop pool for maximum enjoyment and even better vistas!
3BR Mini Penthouse In center of Saigon , Rooftop Pool , Great City View
Top guest reviewsloved the views and the poola lovely apartment with stunning views over ho chi minh city and a great rooftop poolthe rooms were perfect for the end of our family journey through south east asiathe apartment was clean and well looked after with all of the modern facilities that we needed
Host:helpful host who looked after us wellthe host was also very accommodating and helpful with our various enquiriesRead more reviewswe loved the condo and the locationnot as many street vendors around as our first place but still a great location
Once you step foot into this place, you’ll be greeted by sunny walls and a unique hand-painted mural. The whole house seems to breathe life and energy with various shades of yellow being the palette of choice, as well as other knickknacks providing additional pops of color. Let this energize you in your exploration of the gem that is the city right below, and come home to a very original, yet warm and welcoming abode.
Vietnamese House in the City Center
Price: from 150 USD
Number of Guests: 6
Located on the first floor of a colonial building, this recently renovated rental is an architect’s dream come true. The layout of the place maximizes space while sacrificing not a shred of character. You’ll find each room attractively decorated with the traveler in mind, especially the loft bedroom accessed via a step-ladder; while the living room is perfect to relax in when the sun’s rays are too overwhelming.
Charming Vietnamese Townhouse
Price: from 150 USD
Number of Guests: 6
If elegance and luxury are a must, then this listing will be the best choice for you. With quality furnishing, appliances and decor, this apartment is the epitome of good taste, with a stunning view from humongous windows to boot. Cooking will only be a pleasure in the fully-equipped and well-designed kitchen, while the simple and uncluttered layout of each room will make it easy to relax and fall asleep. There’s even a rooftop pool and bar area. Great for large groups and families!
A New Breeze in Saigon
Price: from 202 USD
Number of Guests: 10
This endearing apartment will instantly make you feel at home with its azure walls and overall unhurried feeling. The plush dark blue couch is good for sinking into while relaxing after a day out and about, and this listing boasts the only infinity rooftop pool in Ho Chi Minh to help you beat the heat. Being away from the hustle and bustle of the city allows for a good night’s sleep, while still being in the vicinity of many attractions.
Luxury 3BR / Infinity Swimming Pool / City View
This stunning house is home to a mind-blowing collection of Vietnamese decorations, furnishing, and paintings. In every room and common space, you’ll find touches of culture meticulously planned and curated by the owner, for a truly immersive experience. Gardens and plants only add to the one-of-a-kind feeling in this expansive colonial villa where large groups can have the entire place to themselves. Come for a unique encounter with a different facet of Ho Chi Minh in Dragon Villa, where time slows down and you’ll never want to leave.
Saigon Villa Rental
Price: from 316 USD
Number of Guests: 10
Exquisite places to stay
We hope you found this list of wonderful homes a good guide, and have a great time in vibrant Ho Chi Minh!
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