Finding an accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city has never been so easy.
You can have various choices of housing depending on your needs, budget and location.
District 1 is considered to be the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.
✅ Many restaurants, bars and shopping malls
✅ Close to most of the city's museums and historical sites
✅ Offering the high living standard with a range of serviced apartments
✅ A large community of foreigners lives here.
❌ Price is quite high for a student budget
❌ The traffic can be heavy during the rush hour
✅ Price varies depending on the type of accommodation
✅ Many housing options: rooms, apartments (serviced or non-serviced), houses tucked down alleys
✅ Easy to access district 1 for working or for entertainment.
✅ Offering many recreational activities (swimming pools, cafe and fitness center)
✅ Convenient store and Supermarket locate everywhere
✅ Great chance to enjoy local food
❌ Traffic can get pretty congested due to the small streets and dense population
✅ Affordable rental price in comparision with other districts
✅ Living with the local resident
✅ Public transport to other districts is convenient
✅ Near the airport
❌ Quite far from the city center and schools
❌ Not many entertainment stops locate around here
Suggested sources to find the accommodation
FACEBOOK GROUPS: Below are some of the groups on Facebook that you can ask for suggestion on housing before your arrival. Some of the owners also post their rents to the groups, so you can communicate directly on terms and conditions.
AGENCIES: The accommodation provided through agencies are qualified and the price quote is normally higher than working directly with the owners.