Liberty Hotel Saigon Greenview
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLiberty Hotel Saigon Greenview Ho Chi Minh City
Nice big room, average breakfasts at the adjoining coffe shop, slow-ass elevator!!
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Woke up to another amazing sunrise from the balcony.
We had one last swim in the pool before heading off on a local bus back to Phan Tiet and then on a tourist bus to Saigon.
Phan Tiet is not a tourist destination at all, so if you want to see a Vietnamese city without too much Western influence, then this is the place …
... I thought, there are lots of international food companies and they have an absolute humungous Starbucks; their cars and mopeds, the roads are really well maintained and they even have regular dustbin men! It's quite a pretty city amongst the pollution, 12 million mopeds and dirty looking apartment buildings stacked up on top of one another. There are parks and lots of trees and pretty riverside walks. We are staying in the centre of Ho ...
... by a rep from APT who then drove us and another couple just arrived from Melbourne to the Sheraton in the centre of the city. Saigon is how I remember Bangkok from when I stayed there in the 70s. Very noisy with crazy traffic, thousands of motorbikes and lots of horns blasting. Certainly enjoy the more leisurely pace of Chiangmai, although we are comparing a population of ...
... a wink on my last overnight bus of this leg and decided since I couldn't get my bunk till 2pm I might as well book a tour to the Cui Chi Tunnels instead. Booking this tour meant I had a two hour bus ride to sleep a bit more before getting there, so win win.
After my nap I was feeling a bit more rested and therefore could enjoy the day tour ahead. Our first stop was a factory for those affected by the war to gain jobs ...
... s Eve. So like in Hanoi I had no chance to see the inside of the theatre. A guy from my hostel told me though that the show is very good - so I missed something.
After a brief stop for a lovely Pho soup (in a little place that even had A/C indoor – which was pleasant) I was then ready to visit the Reunification Palace, one of the more popular tourist places of HCMC. Entry fee was 55,000 Dong. If you wanted a guide, the price was 200,000. The palace was the home of ...