The bustling capital of Vietnam, affectionately known as Saigon, is a great weekend getaway for the family to enjoy. With its French influences from a bygone time, local food stalls and markets a plenty, this a fun place the whole family will enjoy. Here are the best family-friendly hotels in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam to enjoy with kids, toddlers, and babies too.
A lovely 5-star hotel located in central HCMC, this is perfect for seeing the sites of Notre Dame Cathedral and the Saigon Opera House. There are several dining options including a yummy Sunday brunch you should enjoy before heading home. Kids can enjoy a swim in the pool after a day of exploring as you sip on a cocktail.
InterContinental Asiana Saigon, Corner and Le Duan, Hai Bà Tr?ng, 1, Ho Chi Minh City 760985, Vietnam, +84 8 3520 9999, www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels/gb/en/ho-chi-minh-city/sgnha/hoteldetail
Located in the heart of HCMC, stay here if you want to be among all the hustle and bustle of the city. After a day of seeing the glorious sights, get a spa treatment and drop the kids off in the 20m pool on the way. Relax as a family with a local dinner and shop in the bazaars before heading back for the kids to catch up on news with their free WiFi.
Park Hyatt Saigon, 2 công tr??ng Lam S?n, H? Chí Minh, Vietnam, +84 8 3824 1234, http://saigon.park.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html
For something a little different this could be a good option. Situated on the water, they provide a boat to shuttle you up and down the river. The hotel has free WiFi for media savvy kids, a buffet breakfast to fill you all up before a day exploring, and fido is also welcome! Rooms are spacious and offer a kitchen, living area, bathroom and terrace.
Saigon Domaine Luxury Residences, 1057 Bình Qu?i, 28, H? Chí Minh, Vietnam, +84 8 3556 6163, www.saigondomaine.com
This is a large resort style hotel that is close to all the star attractions. The swimming pool is the widest and most beautiful outdoor hotel swimming pool in Ho Chi Minh City, plenty of room for the kiddos to play. Rooms are spacious, ask for one with a view of the water. Be sure to visit the Opera House, Dong Khoi Street and Le Thanh Ton Street for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Lotte Legend Hotel Saigon, 2A-4A Tôn ??c Th?ng, B?n Nghé, Qu?n 1, H? Chí Minh, Vietnam, +84 8 3823 3333, www.lottehotel.com/saigon/en/
This is a charming hotel that will look after your families every need. Its central location means that you and the kids won’t miss out on seeing any of the sights. Be sure to fill up on their breakfast, it’s legendary, and their beef pho is out of this world! There aren’t any lifts so just make sure little legs can climb the stairs.
Cinnamon Hotel Saigon, 74 Lê Th? Riêng, B?n Thành, H? Chí Minh, Vietnam, +84 8 3926 0130, www.cinnamonhotel.net/
Located on the edge of District one, this serviced apartment is perfect if you need a little more space. They provide a shuttle service to the center of town, and are happy to assist you on planning tours. Totally kiddo friendly there is a mini cinema with 11 person capacity, extensive outdoor swimming pools, children's facilities and a game room.
Sherwood Residence, 6, 127 Pasteur, H? Chí Minh, Vietnam, +84 8 3823 2288, www.sherwoodresidence.com/
Its prime location gives you easy access to the Opera House, Ben Thanh Market, and Reunification Palace. Overlooking the city, the pool deck will entertain the kids as you sip on a refreshing beverage or enjoy a healthy snack from the Lifestyle Bar. Rooms are well appointed and there is WiFi throughout the hotel.
Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, 88 Dong Khoi Street, Thành ph? H? Chí Minh, Vietnam, +84 8 3827 2828, www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sgnsi-sheraton-saigon-hotel-and-towers
Right in the heart of the city and close to Diamond Plaza, Saigon Square shopping center, War remnant museum, Notre Dame Cathedral, Bitexco financial tower, and Ben Thanh Market. Rooms are modern, have free WiFi and access to the outdoor pool. Explore some of the local eateries after a busy day of sightseeing and shopping.
Novotel Saigon Center Hotel, 167 Hai Bà Tr?ng, 6, H? Chí Minh, 722413, Vietnam, +84 8 3822 4866, www.novotel-saigon-centre.com/