Caravelle Hotel

19 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $132.00

Travel Blogs from Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon at Night

A travel blog entry by 12thousand500


We had a late flight out of Osaka, and so had a day to burn there. Osaka is a nightlife town, and during the day unless you're into high end shopping, there isn't a lot to do. So, Yvette and I decided to take a trip out to the Momofuku Ando Instant Ramen Museum because we thought it would be funny. In fact, it proved to be a pretty extensive museum …

Il matrimonio di Andrew e Lan a Saigon

A travel blog entry by geoffinitalia


We walked out of our apartment in centro Lecce just after 10 am (local time) on Tuesday morning and arrived at the Caravelle Hotel in Saigon at 8 pm Wednesday after 30 hours of travelling by train and plane. Just time to meet with Eric, Deanna and other wedding guests at the rooftop bar of the Rex, before heading to bed and getting ready for the …

Good Morning Vietnam

A travel blog entry by forgasfamily


Our arrival into HCMC city "last night" (like 5 hours ago) was quite the show. First, Bill is part of something called Global Services. You can't sign up for it, they just give it to you once you've made so many around the world trips. So all day yesterday, we got to board first, get off first, etc. They do everything for you. When we got off the …

4/17/13 Good Morning, Viet Nam

A travel blog entry by whereisjohn


We arrived here at 2am via China Eastern Air. We were bushed and hit the rack quickly. We just had a good breakfast buffet and ready to see the sights of HCMC.
Yesterday we had our first report of all the scavenges (aka challenges ala Amazing Race) we did in Shanghai. Michael and I did a lot, we thought until we saw what others had done. There …

Two days in Saigon

A travel blog entry by olyasanna


After 10 days in Phuket in 2010 and 3 months living in Singapore, Vietnam was the first real Asian experience that I had. And as everything in Asia, it was full of contrasts. First, it was quite strange to fly on a business trip wearing sweat pants and a T-shirt. I think only after 6 more months I got used to short flights where you don't get cold …

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This 4 star hotel, located on 19 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, is near Lake of the Restored Sword (Hoan Kiem Lake), Ho Chi Minh Square, Dam Sen Water Park, and Notre Dame Square.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCaravelle Hotel Ho Chi Minh City

    Reviewed by geoffinitalia

    Great historic hotel

    Reviewed Apr 24, 2014
    by (3 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    Great position and really comfortable and historic hotel. We really enjoyed our stay - the rooms and service were both of a very high standard. Beds were fantastic and there was no noise at all to spoil the sleep. The Saigon Saigon Bar on the 9th Floor continues to be a terrific spot for a drink and music.

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    Reviewed by olyasanna

    The pillows!!

    Reviewed Mar 18, 2012
    by (3 reviews) , Russia Flag of Russia

    Location was my primary concern, as I was on a business trip. But surprisingly, the hotel turmed out to be my mest memory of the city! And especially - its pillows. There were around 10 sorts of them, and you could even buy the one you liked and take it home!

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    Historical Traveler Reviews Caravelle Hotel Ho Chi Minh City

    Cosy, Comfortable Caravelle


    When my office announced that it would be sending me to Ho Chi Minh City, I was a bit agitated, skeptical and worried about what I would find and experience there. I was thinking that maybe I would be facing a lot of problems like food (being a Moslem, I need to go to restaurants that serve 'halal' food), transportation and etc. Well, my worries were baseless...

    Friendly and cozy Caravelle


    Sheraton Saigon was full so I stayed at Caravelle.

    All were friendly. There was a suprise when I returned to my room. A complimantary birthday cake was there. I personally think the employees are better trained than Sheraton.

    But if you like swiming and drink at pool side, this hotel may not be the one. The view from the pool is not good.

    Very nice, but clearly there to exploit tourists


    The rooms in the Caravelle are well-appointed; it's meant to have all the trappings of a Western hotel. The beds are a bit too hard, but overall the rooms and bathroom are quite nice, with nice views of Ho Chi Minh City. It's well situated for the tourist district, and there's a very nice bar across the street (Q Bar). The roof bar at the hotel is also quite pleasant, although the price of a single drink is more than the maximum poverty-level monthly wage in Vietnam.

    Just Right


    Delightfully welcoming and comfortable hotel in the right place. Only stayed one night during a brief leisure trip but everything was just right - from spacious self catering room, to bar to restaurant. Will have the opportunity to visit HCMC again and will use the Caravelle.

    Best in Saigon


    My wife and I stayed at the Caravelle at the beginning of March 2005 and were quite impressed. The location in the heart of Saigon in perfect for exploring the city or shopping in the many markets. The upscale feeling of the hotel is apparent the moment the doormen usher you in, to the eager to please and English-fluent staff. The rooms are large and immaculate, with state of the art audio-visual equipment, wireless LAN, and amenities you'd expect of a top-notch hotel. Housekeeping was attentative and extremely fast-I needed a power converter and had someone knocking at the door 3 minutes after I hung up the phone. My laptop needed a power transformer as well, and, you guessed it, three minutes later someone was at my door with one. The beds were also extremely comfortable. Ask for a corner room if available, because our incredible view of Saigon extended along two walls. Saigon is a bustling, hot, and dusty city, and coming back to the Caravelle everyday was like walking into an oasis of modern serenity. I strongly reccomend staying here if you visit or are on business. I booked through asia-hotels and got a great rate for a superior room including an excellent buffet breakfast every morning.

    #1 choice in HCMC


    We stayed at the Caravelle for 2 nights in late January and loved it! The hotel is situated in the heart of shopping, restaurants, etc, so that you can walk just about everywhere. Service, breakfast and decor of the hotel were all fantastic! Very reasonable rates, this is my top choice for hotel in HCMC (agree with previous reviewer: vietnam is developing FAST, so go now!)

    In the heart of the city


    We had a beautiful room with an amazing view. The swimming pool is gorgeous - although a little on the chilly side when you first get in. Staff were very friendly and the hotel is perfectly placed to explore what the city has to offer! Visit Vietnam now before tourism really takes over!

    A great hotel


    I stayed at the Caravelle twice in mid-January 2005 for a total of 4 nights. The rooms are great, the staff is pleasant and accommodating, the facilities are excellent, and the hotel is in a terrific location. Also, the price was very reasonable. Great places to eat in the vicinity are Brodards and the Continental Hotel (a very elegant dining room with good Italian food). Don't bother using the hotel car for airport pickup - they charge $25 US while a cab is only $7 US.

    Great place to stay


    The Caravelle is a great urban hotel. It is very modern, the rooms are spacious and clean, and the service and location are both great. The Caravelle has all of the amenities you would expect in a top hotel. We also thought the rates were very reasonable ($100 US/night). I would definitely recommend it.

    Nice Classic Hotel


    I've only stayed here and the Sofitel in HCMC. The Caravelle is closer to where I need to work so this is my preferred hotel whenever I'm in Vietnam. However, I find that the rooms at the Sofitel are slightly nicer than at the Caravelle. But the location is very central and so it is very convenient and you can't beat the prices. The service at the Caravelle is great! The hotel driver carried my luggage from the hotel all through the check-in process at the airport until he was stopped by security! The breakfast buffet is very good too - with dim sum, noodles, European meats and cheeses as well as pastries. The area in front of the hotel is famous for wedding shoots so you can always look down and see local brides & grooms - a special treat. Overall, a nice hotel. There's a Park Hyatt being built across the street, so can't wait to try that one out next year!

    TripAdvisor Reviews Caravelle Hotel Ho Chi Minh City

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