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Hotel Continental Saigon
Ranked #71 of 457 Hotels in Ho Chi Minh City
Sydney
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53 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great location, good price”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

I have been to Ho Chi Minh several times before and this time we only had 1 night. So I wanted to be close to everything and have a view. The Continental is perfect for that. Right next to the Opera House, a walk to the department stores and a lovely view. The rooms are old style but that is part of the nostalgia. For the price it is excellent value and we were able to get everything done in the 12 hours we were in Ho Chi Minh

Room Tip: Ask to have a room looking out to the Opera House
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Fantastic location right next to the Opera and opposite Caravel Hotel with the Bar Saigon Saigon.

The rooms have the old Vietnamese feel and very royal.

No doubt a wonderful stay and service is excellent.

The breakfast choice is good and restaurant is very spacious.

Room Tip: Deluxe Rooms are large and nice
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  • Stayed March 2014, travelled on business
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Bloomington, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014

For old-fashioned colonial charm you can't beat this hotel. The fixtures and woodwork are beautiful, and the open hallways are breezy and light. The rooms were a bit dated - we stayed in 309 - but very clean and the beds were comfortable. And we enjoyed the balcony overlooking the opera house. Our friends had to switch rooms because the first one smelled intensely of cigarette smoke. But for any sort of consistent customer service, forget it. We had trouble checking in as they wanted to charge us for our rooms even though we booked and paid online. Then we had to carry our bags to our room. No big deal, but not what I would expect here. Our tub wouldn't drain and we repeatedly asked them to fix it, too no avail. Gross. The front desk often acted like it was their first day on the job and the doorman was usually nowhere to be found. All in all would not recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014

stayed here thrice last year during my business trip to Vietnam. The building is beautiful and is centrally located. Rooms are huge and very clean. Two things will take me back again to this hotel, Service & Breakfast. The staff is very helpful and ever smiling.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled on business
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Perth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2014

the hotel is a beautiful building and rooms are very clean and spacious. Breakfast was the best we had in Vietnam and the courtyard is a lovely place to have it. Location is perfect as it is close to all the nice bars and restaurants and historic buildings.


The staff were very helpful and Mr Quyen in particular was very friendly. We spent 3 nights there at the beginning of our trip and chose to go back there for a night on the way back as well. Tariff was very reasonable.

Room Tip: pick one facing the street rather than facing internally.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

We arrived on 16 May 2014 around 9am and we had a smooth check in!
Our room is very spacious, beautiful, very clean and everything is in perfect order.
The staff were all very approachable, accommodating and professional. You can also change currency at the hotel reception and their rate is indeed competitive. Their breakfast at the garden is very relaxing. The food is all delectable and the coffee is a must try! Service is just awesome! The staff will make sure you're well attended, i mean it's self service but they will all go out of their way to ask if you need anything. Location wise- it's definitely perfect! Infront is the Opera House, on the other side is the Vincom Centre- lots of shops and restaurants. Behind is another shopping mall -Parksons.. Oh gosh.. i can go on and on and on. Across the hotel beside the Louis Vuitton Shop is the Tourist Saigon office where you can check out or book the tours you want. I like this hotel, I truly enjoyed my stay here.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

Traditional French/Vietnamese hotel on a grand scale. Next to the Opera House. We had a large room with a balcony. Rooms filled with heavy wooden decor, slightly dated. Plesant staff. Good buffet breakfast, nice decor. Centrally located. Nice outdoor seating area.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled on business
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Property: Hotel Continental Saigon
Address: 132-134 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#46 Luxury Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
#55 Family Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Continental Saigon 4*
Number of rooms: 83
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