All Hostels in Ho Chi Minh

Welcome to your detailed guide for Ho Chi Minh hostels. We share all the juicy information you need to know to discover safe, fun and memorable hostels! All that's left for you to do is choose your favourite hostel in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. Compare prices for Ho Chi Minh hostels in one easy click - simple. Add your travel dates and watch as all hostel booking sites, including Hostelworld, Hostelsclub and, highlight their best price and room availability during your stay.

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Ho Chi Minh Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Ho Chi Minh, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Ho Chi Minh


(Language Exchange Hostel is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Ho Chi Minh


(S-Phuot Airport Homestay is the best rated)

Most Ho Chi Minh hostels are located in

District 1, District 3, Tan Binh District

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Hostels in Ho Chi Minh for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Ho Chi Minh for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Ho Chi Minh? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Ho Chi Minh alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Ho Chi Minh. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

Get to know Ho Chi Minh (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Ho Chi Minh is also named and spelled Saigon - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Ho Chi Minh here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

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Cat Tien National Park Cat Tien National Park (100 Km / 62 mi.)
Cat Tien Cat Tien (110 Km / 68 mi.)
Sa Dec Sa Dec (112 Km / 69 mi.)

FAQ about Ho Chi Minh Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Ho Chi Minh. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Ho Chi Minh. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

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FAQ about Ho Chi Minh Hostels

A hostel in Ho Chi Minh costs on average $9 for a dorm. A hostel in Ho Chi Minh with private rooms costs on average $23. shows all 106 Hostels in Ho Chi Minh. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.

The Common Room Project and Tam Hostel Saigon are the best rated hostels in Ho Chi Minh for female solo travellers. compares prices for 106 hostels in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Ho Chi Minh such as

  • 77 hotels
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  • 14 apartments
This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Ho Chi Minh.

S-Phuot Airport Homestay is the best rated hostel for partying in Ho Chi Minh.
It offers: Bar.

Travel Tips for Ho Chi Minh - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Ho Chi Minh

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Ho Chi Minh and Vietnam.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Your Packing List for Ho Chi Minh