Where to Stay in Vietnam: 13 Affordable Airbnbs in Ho Chi Minh City
An Airbnb for PHP600 night?
by Ina Louise Manto | June 23, 2023
Vietnam remains a favorite travel destination for Pinoys. It’s just a two-hour flight away from Manila, perfect for budget travel, and the best part of it all – it’s visa-free. Also known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh is Vietnam’s capital and one of the cities you can directly fly to from the Philippines. Don’t know where to stay yet? Check out these Airbnbs under P2,000 in Ho Chi Minh:
Located in a quiet neighborhood in Ward 14, The Hommies offers studio rooms with access to shared spaces in the building. The room has a bed for two, a dining table, a small balcony, and a kitchenette – all for under P1k!
Rates start at P833. Book here.
If you plan on staying in Ho Chi Minh for a longer period of time, Dragon Parc is the ideal place for you (and a possible buddy). This studio room is on the second floor of a four-story building, with access to picture-worthy shared facilities. There’s a full kitchen, an expansive dining area, and hidden spots in case you need some alone time. The room also has two single beds, which is perfect if you’re traveling with a friend.
Rates start at P946. Book here.
Vinhomes Grand Park
This studio at Vinhomes Grand Park looks like a home away from home. It’s spacious, can accommodate two guests, and has a kitchenette, a closet, a dining area, and a private bath. However, if you plan on spending more time in the main city, take into consideration that this place is an hour away.
Rates start at P1,002 per night. Book here.
Ever wondered what it’s like to feel like a local in Vietnam? LEAF is a cozy two-floor home that suits a barkada or a small family. It has two bedrooms that can accommodate up to four guests, which is a bang for the buck especially for group travelers. That’s going to be just roughly P480/pax per night!
Rates start at P1,822 per night. Book here.
If you’re looking for a place tucked in a quiet neighborhood, go for Homestay 37. You’ll be staying on the second floor of a building with students as other tenants. The 25 sqm studio has two beds and a balcony, and it’s right in the heart of Chinatown. Going to the city is convenient too since it’s just 15 minutes away.
Rates start at P853 per night. Book here.
This 16 sqm room is perfect for group travelers. At P1,047 a night, up to five people can already stay here. It’s fully furnished and the best thing is, it’s right in the city and just two minutes away from Bui Vien walking street. This is one of the best spots to enjoy Ho Chi Minh’s nightlife, so the location is perfect!
Rates start at P1,047 per night. Book here.
Tan Phu District Studio
Find a cozy space right in Tan Phu District in this private room. It has a private balcony lined with fairy lights. If you’re traveling solo and planning to stay for a couple of nights, the owner also offers free hotel pick-up, given you’ll stay for a minimum of two nights. Also note that you will be staying with the hosts, and will share common spaces like the kitchen and living area.
Rates start at P666 per night. Book here.
Modern serviced apartment
Even with its affordable overnight rates, this brand-new apartment doesn’t skimp on the luxe and premium feel, beginning with the interiors of the building. The private room is ideal for up to two guests and has a smart TV, and a picture-worthy ensuite. Its location is also near key locations such as Bui Vien Street, Tao Dan Park, and Ben Tanh Market. If you’re staying for more than 29 days, the owner also gives a 15% discount.
Rates start at P1,037 per night. Book here.
District 7 Room
Nestled in Phu My Hung urban area, this modern and aesthetic studio is just 15 minutes away from District 1 or the city center. At less than P700 a night, you’ll already have a picture-perfect and cozy studio. Its location is also home to many restaurants and cafes, should you feel like exploring the neighborhood once you return home.
Note that you will be sharing the living room and kitchen. You can also save on breakfast as the host kindly provides complimentary coffee, tea, and noodles.
Rates start at P669 per night. Book here.
Modern Q Apartment
If you’re a fan of colorful and artsy rooms, you’re going to love this well-designed modern apartment near the airport. The 60 sqm studio features huge glass windows that will let you fall asleep to a panoramic view of the neighborhood. Up to three people can stay here and use amenities such as the fully equipped kitchen, stylish ensuite, and living area.
Rates start at P1,726 per night. Book here.
Pristine may be located in a well-known alley in the city, but the owner designed its interiors to still give off a cozy and relaxed feel – a place where you can find serenity in the hustle and bustle of the city. The space is intended to make you feel like a local; you’ll be living with the host staying on the first floor, and you’ll have the entire second floor to yourself. Just in case you’re allergic, the host has two cats.
Rates start at P1,129 per night. Book here.
9 Hostel and Suites
Planning to tick off all the famous tourist spots in Ho Chi Minh? 9 Hostel and Suites is right in the heart of the city – just 600 meters from Ben Tranh Market for souvenirs and 500 meters from Tao Dan Park if you want a relaxing walk. It’s also nearby War Remnants Museum, Ho Chi Minh City Museum, and Reunification Palace. This room accommodates two guests, has an ensuite, and provides 24-hour front desk services.
Rates start at 1,324 per night. Book here.
After a day of touring, you’d want to retreat to a cozy and relaxing space, and that’s what Trip Home offers. It’s a private room complete with a cozy lounge chair and a projector; in case you want to watch a movie or catch up on your favorite shows. You’ll also have access to common spaces like a kitchen and a workspace.
Rates start at P946 per night. Book here.
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