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7.5
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52.7% this month
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8.3
Excellent
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Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
Parking
FREE
  • Quilts40 m
  • CORNER boutique Saigon40 m
  • Institute of Cultural Exchange with France60 m
  • Sheridan's Irish House90 m
  • Wild Horse Saloon90 m
  • Heart of Darkness90 m
  • Reda120 m
  • Veggy's120 m
  • Alibi130 m
  • Blue Gecko Bar130 m
  • Free Wi-Fi

    Sophia Hotel

    36-38 Thai Van Lung Street, District 1, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - See map

    This property is in high demand!

    Booked 49 times for various dates

    "The hotel basically is very good for location, in district 1, close to everything, very good value of money and friendly staff, will come back again i..."
    Liem - 30 April 2017
    Exceptional reputation
    Recommended by 85% of guests
    Very good cleanliness
    7.7 rating for cleanliness
    • Airport transfer

    • Located in heart of Ho Chi Minh City

    • Currency exchange

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    • Breakfast [free]

    Cheaper than 97% of all properties in Ho Chi Minh City in the last 24 hours

    Compared to 13,093 Ho Chi Minh City properties at Agoda for various dates

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    Room comfort score
    7.5/10
    Room size
    31 sqm.
    Location score
    8.3/10
    Cheapest price score
    Better than
    98
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    of Ho Chi Minh City properties
    Bigger than
    98
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    Better than
    97
    %
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    Better than
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    Value for money7.7
    Distance to city center1.1 Km
    Location rating8.3
    Nearest airportTan Son Nhat International Airport (SGN)
    Distance to airport5.9 km

    Rooms available at Sophia Hotel

    7.5
    Very good
    Room comfort & quality
    Standard
    Standard
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      Premium
      Premium
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      • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
      • City view
      • 1 queen bed
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      VIP Suite
      VIP Suite
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      • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
      • City view
      • 1 king bed and 1 sofa bed
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      Superior Double
      Superior Double
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      • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
      • Park view
      • 1 queen bed
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      Deluxe Double
      Deluxe Double
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      • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
      • City view
      • 1 queen bed
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      Deluxe Twin Rooms
      Deluxe Twin Rooms
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      • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
      • Harbor view
      • 2 single beds
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      Family Room
      Family Room
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      • Room size: 35 m²/377 ft²
      • City view
      • 1 single bed and 1 queen be...
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      Suite Room
      Suite Room
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      • Room size: 45 m²/484 ft²
      • 1 king bed
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      Suite One Bedroom
      Suite One Bedroom
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      • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
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      Deluxe Double
      Deluxe Double
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      • 1 double bed
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      What people love about Sophia Hotel

      • 7.6
        Very good
        Location

        "Good location with food, bars and spas all around"

        Clinton

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        20 May 2017

      • 9.2
        Exceptional

        "This hotel is very low plice and good room."

        MITSUTOYO

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        07 October 2018

      • 8.4
        Excellent
        Staff 

        "Helpful and friendly staff, clean room."

        KATSUHIDE

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        30 August 2016

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      10.0
      Exceptional

      "The breakfast has considerable variety and is well made."

      Brian

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      30 October 2017

      An overview

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      What they offer

      10.0
      Exceptional

      "The hotel is remarkably quiet and comfortable."

      Brian

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      30 October 2017

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      Nearest essentials

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      Food and dining

      Restaurants on site

      Restaurant
      Cuisine:International
      Menu:Buffet, A-la-carte

      Nearby restaurants

      Vietnamese cuisine
      Vietnamese cuisine
      Banh Xeo Co Ut
      60 m Vietnamese
      Tre
      210 m Vietnamese
      Hoi An Vietnamnese Restaurant
      250 m Vietnamese
      British cuisine
      British cuisine
      The Hungry Pig
      2.2 km British, Cafe, Delicatessen
      Nha Hang Ba Mien
      3.3 km British, Vietnamese
      Asian cuisine
      Asian cuisine
      Osaka Ramen
      40 m Asian, Japanese, Soups
      5ku Station
      120 m Asian, Barbecue, Vietnamese
      Azumaya Dining Japanese Restaurant
      140 m Asian, Japanese

      What's nearby

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      Property's guest policies

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      Reviews of Sophia Hotel from real guests

      Overall rating
      7.5
      Very good
      From 1920 reviews
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      Agoda Reviews (1599)Booking.com Reviews (46)
      Rating via Agoda7.5
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      10
      Very good
      52.7% this month
      Cleanliness7.7
      Facilities6.4
      Location8.3
      Room comfort and quality7.5
      Service7.5
      Value for money7.7
      High score for Ho Chi Minh City
      Rating
      9+ Exceptional (144)
      8-9 Excellent (258)
      7-8 Very Good (470)
      6-7 Good (272)
      <6 Below Expectation (187)
      Time of the year
      Mar - May (336)
      Jun - Aug (302)
      Sep - Nov (327)
      Dec - Feb (366)
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      8.8
      Excellent
      David from United States
      Solo traveler
      Superior Double
      Stayed 1 night in July 2019

      Good value”

      Good value in a good location - restaurants, massage, 7-11. Clean room with good A/C and shower. Guests allowed to room, 5 min walk from Apocalypse now bar. Decent breakfast with adequate selection. Nice staff with no hassles.

      Reviewed July 23, 2019

      Dear Mr David Thank for your choosing Sophia Hotel in Saigon It was a pleasure to have you as our guest at Sophia Hotel and we are happy to understand from your score that you enjoyed your stay. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Hung - GM

      Responded July 31, 2019
      Sophia Hotel
      4.8
      Garry from United Kingdom
      Solo traveler
      Stayed 3 nights in July 2019

      1970's Hotel - would not stay there again”

      The hotel was very dated DO NOT BELIEVE the picture of the nice room they show on Agoda they stuck me in a dark dingy room with a tiny window. The room is very dated and looks like something out of the 70's Location wise its ok but I would stay close to the walking street next time and while Taxis are cheap it is tedious to have to take a taxi everywhere. Overall is was an OK hotel but for the money I think they are more modern hotels to choose from and if I had the room pictured i might of been a more happy visitor but felt cheated.

      Reviewed July 20, 2019
      9.6
      Exceptional
      JAECHUL from South Korea
      Business traveler
      Premium
      Stayed 1 night in July 2019

      good Location”

      Good Location, Kind Staff

      Reviewed July 11, 2019

      Dear Jeachul Thank for your staying at Sophia Hotel It was a pleasure to have you as our guest at Sophia Hotel and we are happy to understand from your score that you enjoyed your stay. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Hung - GM

      Responded July 15, 2019
      Sophia Hotel
      9.6
      Exceptional
      Winston
      Solo traveler
      VIP Suite
      Stayed 5 nights in June 2019

      Good location, great staff”

      I really did enjoy the stay. The staff was extremely helpful and courtious. My only issue was the bed which was quite hard. Otherwise, the facilities are clean, the staff wonderful, and the location in D1, while not perfect, is close enough that a Grab or taxi is cheap.

      Reviewed June 26, 2019

      Dear Winston Thank you for choosing Sophia Hotel when visiting Saigon. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest at Sophia Hotel and we are happy to understand from your score that you enjoyed your stay. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Kind regards, Hung - General Manager

      Responded July 01, 2019
      Sophia Hotel
      9.2
      Exceptional
      Couple
      Superior Double
      Stayed 1 night in July 2019

      Exceptional”

      Although not the most cost-valuable hotel around its location, it's still a good one. Breakfast is also good.

      Reviewed July 18, 2019

      Dear 精 Thank for your choosing Sophia Hotel in Saigon It was a pleasure to have you as our guest at Sophia Hotel and we are happy to understand from your score that you enjoyed your stay. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Hung - GM

      Responded July 21, 2019
      Sophia Hotel
      8.4
      Excellent
      Arthur from Vietnam
      Family with teens
      Family Room
      Stayed 2 nights in July 2019

      Excellent”

      Very nice and helpful staff. Breakfast was good. Room was comfortable and quiet.

      Reviewed July 18, 2019

      Dear Artthur Thank for your choosing Sophia Hotel in Saigon It was a pleasure to have you as our guest at Sophia Hotel and we are happy to understand from your score that you enjoyed your stay. Your feedback is very much appreciated and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Hung - GM

      Responded July 21, 2019
      Sophia Hotel
      8.0
      Excellent
      Michael from Canada
      Solo traveler
      Superior Double
      Stayed 1 night in January 2018

      Nice place”

      This was a nice hotel in a part of HCMC I haven't stayed. The room was comfortable but I was on a low floor which I don't really like even though I asked for a high floor. Lots of restaurants in the area and it had some night life too. The alleys ways were a great adventure too. Easy access to the rest of the city too but a bit of a walk. I would stay here again.

      Reviewed March 07, 2018
      9.2
      Exceptional
      Trent from Canada
      Solo traveler
      Superior Double
      Stayed 1 night in June 2016

      Great Location”

      The hotel was clean and secure. Staff was very friendly. Breakfast was fine, nothing outstanding but decent. Don't sleep in if you want breakfast though. It ends at 9:30. The location was great for me. Anything central is walking distance of 10-15 minutes.

      Reviewed June 28, 2016
      8.0
      Excellent
      Isao from United States
      Couple
      Superior Double
      Stayed 6 nights in November 2015

      Good location for Japanese district”

      The Value for the price, location near Japanese District and Staff

      I stayed for a whole week in Sophia Hotel. The room I was in was fine for the price, better than average I suppose. I have stayed at a nearby hotel that charged twice as much and I agree that it is worth the price there. If you however want to save some money on hotel, Sophia is a good choice but don't expect luxurious stay. Sophia's room is nice and clean but little bit dated so the pictures you see on the website is when everything was new so you know. I can't say much about their included breakfast because I didn't try any( I got up too late for it everyday) I would stay there again.

      Reviewed November 23, 2015
      9.0
      Exceptional
      Fri from United Kingdom
      Solo traveler
      Superior Double
      Stayed 1 night in January 2015

      Good value, good location”

      Right next to Japantown, opposite from a cool french resto

      Not a bad spot, not my first time here and it won't be my last. Tiny windows and average breakfast - but hey, this is pretty standard at thi price point, I'm not complaining. Clean rooms, hot coffee in the morning, and right opposite an awesome french restaurant. Japan town is about 50m away with all its great restaurants.

      Reviewed March 04, 2015
      8.0
      Excellent
      Adrian from Singapore
      Solo traveler
      Deluxe Double
      Stayed 4 nights in November 2014

      Great Service, Good Location, ”

      location, valve for money, staff helpfulness

      My stay at Sophia Hotel was a pleasant one. Got a free upgrade of room due to the original room of my choice got over book. I read so many complaints here regarding the breakfast but I had no issue with the breakfast. In fact it was great!! Location of the hotel is great. Near to many attraction and also to Vincom Center which is a very decent shopping mall.

      Reviewed December 03, 2014
      10.0
      Exceptional
      Fri from United Kingdom
      Solo traveler
      Superior Double
      Stayed 1 night in November 2014

      Not bad, great location”

      Bed was comfy, bathroom was funny!

      It was a nice place, friendly reception. Disappointing to be charged for water from the room, and the 'park view' was a tiny window looking at a wall (could see the park if you squeezed an eyeball through the bar, Fawlty Towers style!). But, natural light is nice. Breakfast was pretty good as far as these things go. Standard orange sugar water and roasted coffee, some cold scramble eggs, milk was empty for the cereal. But yeh actually wasn't bad, I was happy there. Great location middle of town next to Japan Town.

      Reviewed November 09, 2014
      8.3
      Excellent
      brien from United Kingdom
      Solo traveler
      Premium
      Stayed 2 nights in August 2014

      Good mid range hotel”

      Location. Room size. Bathtub.

      The hotel isn't very modern and may need a renovation soon but the rims are spacious and well appointed. The beds are large and comfortable and the are views of the city and Notre Dame from the premium rooms. I didn't try the restaurant but it smelled bad do I was happy to eat out. The staff were helpful and friendly. Overall the hotel presents good value for money

      Reviewed August 21, 2014
      8.0
      Excellent
      Grant from Australia
      Solo traveler
      Superior Double
      Stayed 1 night in February 2013

      God hotel for the price”

      Location and price

      i stay here most times i am in ho chi minh. for the price the hotel is good value . the rooms are comfortable and clean and the staff are helpful. always ask for a room with an overhead shower as some rooms have hand held showers with no wall hooks. the japanese area where the hotel is has many good places to eat.a new outdoor beer garden just opened down the road to the right.

      Reviewed March 08, 2013
      8.0
      Excellent
      ANNETTE from Philippines
      Family with teens
      Family Room
      Stayed 4 nights in December 2012

      Lovely hotel with a reasonable price”

      Lovely smiles and friendly faces

      The staff were very accommodating and always greeted us with a smile on their faces. The food was delicious. We got what we expected: local Vietnamese cuisine. The only downside to our stay was the numerous bedbugs. But once we notified the staff, they made no delay in changing the sheets. Overall, we had a pretty enjoyable stay.

      Reviewed January 12, 2013
      8.0
      Excellent
      Sang from Malaysia
      Couple
      Deluxe Twin Rooms
      Stayed 2 nights in August 2012

      location”

      location

      the hotel is very convenient close to the city center. many convenient shops surrounding the hotel. overall is a budget hotel with great facilities. Staff are extremely helpful. Provides substantial good breakfast.

      Reviewed September 25, 2012
      8.0
      Excellent
      soo from Malaysia
      Couple
      Superior Double
      Stayed 1 night in September 2010

      sophia hotel”

      location
      room too small

      we spent the first night in this hotel when we arrived,despite the room is little bit small,its very clean and comfort.the famous pho 2000 is just around the corner and also the new vincom shoping center is not far away.the hotel also got the free wifi service and the speed was pretty fast as well.

      Reviewed October 10, 2010
      8.0
      Excellent
      HWEE from Singapore
      Group
      Family Room
      Stayed 2 nights in September 2010

      Stay in Ho Chi Minh City”

      Clean, Good Breakfast, Friendly Staff

      I felt comfortable with the hotel and my family enjoyed staying in this hotel. Main disadvantage is that no dinner provided by the hotel, so even if we were so tired we still have to dine outside. Value for money.

      Reviewed September 23, 2010
      8.0
      Excellent
      EDWIN from Philippines
      Solo traveler
      Deluxe Twin Rooms
      Stayed 3 nights in June 2010

      sophia hotel HCM”

      very near restaurants and reasonable room rates, very efficient and friendly staff, free wifi internet
      small room and breakfast not too good

      Located in District 1, around 25 minutes from HCM airport. Efficient and friendly staff. The room is quite small but very clean. Plus factor is the free wifi connection in rooms. Free breakfast but nothing fancy. Another plus is location. IF you like Japanese food, this is the place for you. Lots of japanese restaurants around the corner of hotel. Has a nice Coffee Bean outlet and Pizza Hut outlet nearby.

      Reviewed June 17, 2010
      9.0
      Exceptional
      Gusztav from Hungary
      Couple
      Stayed 3 nights in December 2009

      szuper szálló szaigonban”

      Kellemes a szoba, megfelelő áron, kényelmes ár.
      nem finom a reggeli, nincs szép kilátás.

      létező legjobb helyen található, kellemes hotelt foglaltunk az agodán keresztül. érdemes a legfelső emeleten lakni. egész házra kiterjedő gyors wifi hálózattal rendelkezik, isteni japan étterem a szomszédságban.Ha saigonban jársz itt érdemes megszállni.

      Reviewed February 01, 2010
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