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Find an accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city District 1

Introduce

When the first time you travel to Ho Chi Minh city, you must have planned your trip long time ago from booking airplane, preparing luggages to seeking for an accommodation. For seeking for your staying, where to stay in Ho Chi Minh city in important to explore all beauties of Saigon.

Ho Chi Minh city is one of the most famous cities of Vietnam and District 1 is the heart of Ho Chi Minh city as well. It is where most of city landmarks, administrative offices, buildings and shopping centers located.

This place used to be the most crowded sea port in Southern of Vietnam in the 19th century. After 1975, the Committee decided to change it to be the administrative and trade center of Ho Chi Minh city.

Moving around

It is quite short distance from District 1 to connect to other districts, such as: District 4, District 3, District 7 and Binh Thanh District. There are also a lot of tourist sites nestled here: Ben Thanh market, The City Opera House, Ho Chi Minh Fine Art Museum and The Reunification Palace.

It is about 15 minutes from Tan Son Nhat international airport to city center so it would be better for you to find any accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city District 1 to explore tourist attractions.

Hotel

There are over 500 hotels in Saigon District 1 and people may be confused to find the best one among them with a suitable budget. Pham Ngu Lao area (Backpackers area) is well-known as a place where fine and cheap hotels and hostels are nestled with a lot of entertaining activities nearby.

Especially, it takes only 10 minutes of walking from Pham Ngu Lao to Ben Thanh market and other surrounding attractions. Among the hotels in Pham Ngu Lao area, Beautiful Saigon Hotel which is located on 40 Bui Vien street will be the best place for you.

From the hotel, you can easily reach the city famous sites or explore the surrounding districts with hundreds of shops, restaurants and bars. It is also one of the best hotels near Ben Thanh market and highly recommended by Tripadvisor in several years for their services.

From: Beautiful Saigon Hotel

To:

+ Pham Ngu Lao area (backpackers area) – right in the center

+ Ben Thanh market – 10 minutes

+ Ho Chi Minh Fine Art Museum – 10 minutes

+ The Saigon Opera House – 15 minutes

+ Reunification Palace – 20 minutes

+ Notre Dame Basilica Church – 20 minutes

+ War Remnant Museum – 25 minutes

+ Tan Son Nhat International Airport – 25 minutes by taxi