April 12, 2018
Travel Tips

Top 5 sweetest homestays for tourist in Saigon

If you want to choose a homestay or hostel facilities, which is full of services with small adorable angles at an affordable rate, then the suggestions below will give you the perfect choices.


1. The Common Room Project


Address: 80/8 Nguyen Trai, District 5.



The Common Room Project is located about 2km from Tao Dan Park and Fine Arts Museum, so it is very convenient for you to travel to tourist destinations. This is not a hotel or a regular lodging, but a place, which is just like home for you to return.

There are 4 dorm rooms with 48 beds and 4 private rooms. Each dorm bed costs about 330,000 Vietnam Dong. The Common Room Project’s main hall is extremely cool with the bar serving until 12 pm.



But the most popular area of the Common Room Project is a small kitchen with all the necessary supplies so you can cook your own food at any time. Every week there is a dinner party, visitors will learn how to cook Vietnamese food with the homestay’s staff and then have dinner together.


2. Della Boutique Hostel


Address: 67 Ham Nghi, Nguyen Thai Binh, District 1.



Della Boutique Hotel is located on Ham Nghi Street, District 1, which is 500 meters from Nha Rong Pier and Tax Department Store. It takes about 10 minutes to walk to one of the biggest Saigon’s entertainment boutiques such as Bitexco, Nguyen Hue walking street, Takashimaya Shopping Center.

Rooms are divided into two main categories: Dorm Room (common room) and Suite (separated room). Depending on the number and your needs, you can choose the appropriate room type to stay. One of Della Boutique’s highlights is the rooftop bar “Zuma” – where you can enjoy some drinks and watch the magnificent Saigon at night.



Room price per night 210,000 Vietnam Dong (dorm room), suites are priced from 1.085 to 1272 million Vietnam Dong per night.


3. OTRO Homestay


Address: 16 Pham Viet Chanh Street, Ward 19, Binh Thanh District.



OTRO is an unmarked word for the word “Stay” in Vietnamese, a name that is very casual and loving, especially suitable for the girls. In this homestay, you will be shared funny stories, interesting experiences or just simple things in the country.

In OTRO, you will find the soul of Vietnamese living in the most honest and rustic way. From the cups, rice bowls, bamboo mats to the conical hats, … they all become interesting and witty through a very different perspective – It reflects a colorful and traditional Vietnam.



Besides, this homestay also has many different accommodation spaces for you to experience. If in the “Land” room, the most characteristic image will be the beautiful and colorful pigs, which are made from soil, it is attached to the childhood of many people in Vietnam. In the “Tray” room, it brings a cozy space of family meals with pictures of rice plate and bowl, etc.


4. Lela Sai Gon


Address: 4th Floor, 26 Ly Tu Trong Building, District 1.



LeLa is a homestay featuring hostel with 12 comfortable beds with 8 single beds and 4 double beds. Each bed is well-equipped with safety lock, clothes hook, reading lamp and curtain to ensure your privacy, and of course, pillows are very comfortable. Every visitor to Lela has a large locker and a shoe cabinet.



Lela Saigon is located right in the heart of District 1, suitable for those who want to find a place to rest and explore the famous tourist spots of Saigon.


5. Vintage Hostel Saigon


Address: 80 Bui Vien, District 1.


Located on West Bui Vien Street of District 1, Vintage Hostel Saigon has a convenient location for exploring Saigon.



Vintage Hostel Saigon has 64 rooms, all of which are fully equipped with facilities as well as laundry services. There are 2 types of rooms available for your choice: dorm rooms with up to 8 beds and private rooms with up to 3 beds. Room rates range from 180,000 Vietnam Dong for a bed per night.


Requirements apply for a visa and E-visa


When you have found a lovely place to stay in Vietnam, then the next step is getting a visa. Let’s check on the requirements apply for a visa in Vietnam!

A valid passport at least 6 months.

You are not allowed to enter the country as stipulated in Article 21 of the Law on Entry, Exit, Transit and Residence of Foreigners in Vietnam.

If you are wondering which type of visa you should choose, then we suggest you the best one nowadays, which is E-visa. With a lot of advantages, E-visa is becoming more and more popular every day. You do not have to print the form, fill it out, go to the embassy to apply, then deal with the paperwork and wait for God-knows-how-long certain time for the process, and get absolutely no support from the staff. Instead, we will help you with all the process, which can be implemented online, and you will only pay the fee if you are satisfied.

In order to enter Vietnam with E-visa, do not forget the visa checkpoint, you will be able to enter Vietnam through the visa checkpoint below with your E-visa:

Airport: Phu Bai, Cam Ranh, Phu Quoc, Noi Bai, Tan Son Nhat, Da Nang, Cat Bi, Can Tho.

Border crossings: Xa Mat, Lao Cai, Ha Tien, Mong Cai, Nam Can, Cha Lo, Cau Treo, Moc Bai, Lao Bao, Huu Nghi, Bo Y, Tinh Bien, Song Tien.

Seaports: Ho Chi Minh City, Nha Trang, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Vung Tau, Hon Gai port, Quy Nhon.

It’s time to pack and book a flight ticket to the amazing land of Vietnam! And do not forget to contact us anytime for full support!


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