There’s so much to be discovered in exotic and culturally rich Vietnam. If you’re planning a trip here soon, here are just a few of the hippest accommodations in our radar that you just have to check out!
Hoi An Backpackers Hostel
Located in the historical town of Hoi An, this hostel has 50 dorms and private rooms for you to choose from. Take a refreshing dip in its pool, or rent a bike for just VND 30,000 to get to An Bang Beach, one of the best beaches in the world. You could also enjoy a fantastic view of the rice paddies at the observation deck by the pool — the perfect place to watch the sunset. The hostel also has an alfresco restaurant and bar which holds nightly themed parties for you to revel in.
Ma Maison is a small, family-run boutique hotel hidden within the hip and happening district of Saigon. There are 12 different Parisian-themed rooms you can rent, with each overlooking either the lush garden or the bustling city. Its in-house Little Bistro Restaurant is like a cozy and rustic dining room where you get to try Asian and European signature dishes. Here, you’ll be made to feel like you never left home.
Mai Chau Lodge
In this gem that is nestled in tranquil rice paddies, misty mountains, and the hill tribe people of Vietnam, you get to experience everything that Hanoi has to offer that isn’t in most tourists’ books. It holds 16 rooms and has a variety of facilities to make your stay relaxing, like a pool, sauna, steam bath, and Jacuzzi. Indulge in drinks as you watch the sunset at the in-house restaurant and bar. Explore the old villages around the area too for an immersive history lesson on Vietnam’s traditional culture and way of life.
The Common Room Project
Despite being a boutique hostel, this accommodation promises its guests a feeling of luxury. The Common Room Project regards itself as a “social club,” exuding an atmosphere where guests are encouraged to make friends with strangers from all over the world. You won’t feel like you’re just staying in a dorm room because you’re guaranteed a quality bed, your own locker, and a built-in writing desk.
Communal spaces include a beautiful chef’s kitchen, rooftop bar and terrace, a cozy dining hall which doubles as a workspace, and a peaceful garden courtyard. This hostel is located in Nguyen Trai of Ho Chi Minh City where a lot of great local eateries are found. Book this hostel here.