Gay Ho Chi Minh • Mid-Range + Budget Hotels

Ho Chi Minh is a relatively compact city. Most of the main sights and shopping areas are within walking distance of our 2017 hotel recommendations.

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District 1 / Ben Thanh Market

central area, near shops, restaurants, gay scene & tourist sights

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District 1 / Ben Thanh Market

Ho Chi Minh’s most central area. District 1 is home to major tourist sights and the famous Ben Thanh Market. Hotels in this area are surrounded by restaurants, shops and close to the main gay scene.

Great for sightseeing.

125-133 Ly Tu Trong Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.5 Excellent
based on 1988 Agoda reviews

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Grand Silverland Hotel & Spa4 stars

Why this hotel? Great for sightseeing. Nice rooftop pool & bar. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2017
Top 100

The Grand Silverland enjoys a great central location, just moments from the Ben Thanh Market, the Bitexco Tower and about 15 minutes’ walk from the War Remnants Museum.

This excellent-value 4-star hotel offers cool, contemporary-styled guest rooms with fast, free WiFi internet access and tea & coffee-making facilities.

The hotel’s rooftop pool and bar is a great place to relax after a day exploring the city. A consistently popular choice on Travel Gay Asia.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, swimming pool, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 13-07-2017

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Very central location.

59-61 Pasteur Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.8 Excellent
based on 1328 Agoda reviews

Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint4 stars

Why this hotel? Very central location. Rooftop pool with great views. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

One of the newer 4-star hotels in town. The Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint is conveniently located – close to shops, restaurants and attractions, and an easy walk to the gay-popular Republic Lounge bar.

Modern guest rooms are stylishly decorated, each with air conditioning, free WiFi, flat screen cable TV, minibar and in-room safe.

The hotel has excellent facilities including a rooftop pool, gym, massage spa, sauna and several restaurants.

features bar, dancing, restaurant, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 舞蹈, 餐厅, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 13-07-2017

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Very central.

17 Ton Duc Thang Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.4 Excellent
based on 2362 Agoda reviews

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Liberty Central Saigon Riverside4 stars

Why this hotel? Very central. Excellent value. Popular choice. Free WiFi.

A great choice for shopping, sightseeing and nightlife. The Liberty Central Riverside is located in the heart of the city, overlooking the Saigon River, a 15-minute walk from the Opera House and Ben Thanh Market.

The hotel offers modern rooms and suites with views of the city or the river. Each room has air conditioning, free WiFi, flat screen satellite TV.

Excellent facilities including a rooftop swimming pool, gym, café and three restaurants.

features bar, restaurant, swimming pool, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 游泳池, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 04-04-2017

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Convenient location.

175-179 Le Thanh Ton St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.4 Excellent
based on 2779 Agoda reviews

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Liberty Central Saigon Centre Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Convenient location. Great for shopping & sightseeing. Free WiFi.

Excellent-value hotel in the heart of District 1 – close to sightseeing, dining and shopping options, and within walking distance of the gay-popular nightclub Republic Lounge.

Ben Thanh Market, the Saigon Square and many tourist attractions are all nearby.  The hotel’s compact rooms feature comfortable beds, tea & coffee-making facilities and free WiFi.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, swimming pool, steam room, massage, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 游泳池, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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Near the Opera House.

132-134 Dong Khoi St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.1 Excellent
based on 2574 Agoda reviews

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Hotel Continental Saigon4 stars

Why this hotel? Near the Opera House. Very central. Value for money. Free WiFi.

Built in 1880, this majestic hotel was one of the very first hotels in the city. Its great location, near shops, restaurants, shops, tourist sights (Notre-Dame Cathedral, Opera House, HCMC Museum) makes it a popular choice.

Guest rooms are spacious and offer 4m high ceilings, LCD cable TV’s and free WiFi. Other facilities include a gym, steam room, sauna. The Continental Saigon’s restaurants and bars are destinations in their own rights.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, steam room, massage, sauna, gym, spa, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 蒸汽房, 按摩, 桑拿, 健身房, 温泉, 免费无线上网) | updated: 06-07-2017

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Excellent location.

73-75 Thu Khoa Huan St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.7 Excellent
based on 234 Agoda reviews

Silverland Yen Hotel4 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent location. Recently refurbished. Near shops & attractions. Free WiFi.

A great little hotel near Ben Thanh Market (a 5-minute walk) in District 1. The Silverland Yen has 64 newly refurbished (2017) air-conditioned rooms that feature a comfortable bed, flat screen TV, minibar and free WiFi.

The hotel has a very nice rooftop pool, a steam room, sauna and jacuzzi. The hotel’s restaurant serves breakfast buffet as well as lunch and dinner. Good location and affordable rates.

features restaurant, gym, free wi-fi (餐厅, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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Excellent value.

261-265 Le Thanh Ton St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.2 Excellent
based on 2720 Agoda reviews

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The Luxe Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Excellent value. Near Ben Thanh Market. Gay-popular. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 50
2016
Top 50
2017
Top 100

The excellent-value Luxe Hotel is located in the heart of the city, close to Ben Thanh Market, the War Remnants Museum, Notre-Dame Cathedral and other famous sights.

The hotel offers compact yet stylish rooms, comfortable rooms with queen-sized beds, modern bathrooms and free WiFi. Note that some rooms are windowless.

Guyspa House gay sauna is about 15 minutes away by taxi. One of our best-selling hotels in Ho Chi Minh on Travel Gay Asia.

features restaurant, free wi-fi (餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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Gay-owned hotel.

58 Mac Thi Buoi St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

7.9 Very Good
based on 392 Agoda reviews

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Saigon River Boutique Hotel2-5 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-owned hotel. Central location. Excellent value. Free WiFi.

Most booked 2015
Top 100
2016
Top 100

The gay-owned Saigon River Boutique Hotel is located on a quiet street in the city centre and within walking distance of many of the most interesting sights in the city.

This budget hotel offers comfortable, air-conditioned rooms, some of which have a balcony with river views. Room features include a minibar, LCD cable TV, in-room safe and free WiFi.

We like the hotel’s rooftop terrace that overlooks the Saigon River. Excellent value for money and one of the most popular Ho Chi Minh budget hotels on Travel Gay Asia.

features restaurant, free wi-fi (餐厅, 免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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Central location.

46 Thu Khoa Huan St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8 Excellent
based on 2392 Agoda reviews

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Lan Lan 2 Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. Great for sightseeing & gay scene. Free WiFi.

Lan Lan 2 is popular for its great value and convenient location in Ho Chi Minh – you can walk to Ben Thanh Market, Unification Palace and other gay-popular attractions.

Each air-conditioned room features free WiFi, 32” flat screen TV, minibar, safe and tea & coffee maker.

The hotel has its own gym, a tour desk and laundry service. There’s an onsite restaurant & bar, although plenty of dining options are nearby.

features bar, restaurant, gym, free wi-fi (酒吧, 餐厅, 健身房, 免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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Value for money.

23 Dang Thi Nhu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.6 Excellent
based on 488 Agoda reviews

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Town House 23 Saigon1-5 stars

Why this hotel? Value for money. Great location. Next to Ben Thanh Market. Free WiFi.

Conveniently located next to Ben Thanh Market, the budget-friendly Town House 23 Saigon is within easy access to main attractions, shops and restaurants in downtown.

Each modern guest room features air conditioning, cable TV, minibar, en suite bathroom and free WiFi.

The hotel has a 24-hour front desk with friendly, helpful English-speaking staff. Luggage storage, laundry, car/bike rental and airport shuttle services are offered.

features free wi-fi (免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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Gay-owned & managed.

40/11 Bui Vien, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.4 Excellent
based on 889 Agoda reviews

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Pink Tulip Hotel2 stars

Why this hotel? Gay-owned & managed. Very central. Best budget choice. Free WiFi.

The gay-owned & managed Pink Tulip offers affordabe rooms in a very convenient location, close to Ben Thanh Market, gay-popular bars, nightlife and attractions.

Guest rooms are comfortable, air-conditioned and feature cable TV’s, free WiFi, tea & coffee makers and bathrooms with showers. There is an outdoor terrace, and massage services are available.

Plenty of restaurants and bars are at your doorstep. The Dutch owner, Andy, is very helpful and will be happy to give you all the gay information you need about the city.

features massage, sun terrace, free wi-fi (按摩, 阳台, 免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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More excellent-value-for-money hotels in Ho Chi Minh City, many of which are located in District 1.

Central location.

109 Dong Khoi St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh | map | distance

8.2 Excellent
based on 977 Agoda reviews

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Catina Saigon Hotel3-5 stars

Why this hotel? Central location. Great dining & value for money. Free WiFi.

An excellent boutique hotel in the heart of Ho Chi Minh, near Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral, Parkson shopping centre, nightlife and plenty of restaurants.

Catina Saigon’s in-house bar & restaurant serves fine French cuisine and selected wines. The hotel’s great location, welcoming staff and value for money make it a popular choice.

features bar, cafe, restaurant, shop, free wi-fi (酒吧, 咖啡馆, 餐厅, 铺子, 免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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Budget option.

92-94 Ly Tu Trong St, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City | map | distance

8.3 Excellent
based on 1959 Agoda reviews

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GK Central Hotel3 stars

Why this hotel? Budget option. Central location. Great for sightseeing. Free WiFi.

The affordable GK Central hotel is located within 10 to 20 minutes’ walk from Ben Thanh shopping area, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and War Remnants Museum.

Each air-conditioned room features a flat screen TV, sitting area and private bathroom. This 3-star hotel has nice touches like universal power points by the bed, good WiFi and excellent breakfast.

The hotel’s restaurant serves a nice menu of Vietnamese dishes. GK has a 24-hour front desk where luggage storage, laundry and airport shuttle services are available upon request.

features restaurant, shop, free wi-fi (餐厅, 铺子, 免费无线上网) | updated: 05-07-2017

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