My friend and i will travel to HCM on this coming June. We plan to stay in the same budget hotel for 4 nights. We prefer the hotel provide free airport pick up and the rate of hotel is around USD 20-25/night for two person room.
Anyone can recommend any clean and safe place to stay in up to 4 nights? Isn't can we bargain the price of hotel if we stay in the same hotel up to few nights because we are in tight budget. Any experience and suggestion are most welcomed. Thanks in advance.
First step, check 'accommodation' top of this page. It rates places to stay by reviews from previous guests. See if anything is in your budget range. Then I would go over to tripadvisor and see what other guest think of that choice.
My blog covers my trip into HCMC from the airport, using the visa on arrival system and finding a room in mini-hotel alley. You will be able find something under $20 in the Pham Ngu Lao area of HCM. There are dozens of places in a 2 block area, most in the lower price range.
You do not need a free cab ride into the city. It is only about $6 for both of you. Any hotel that is offering free transport just adds it to your room rate. Good luck with your planning.
I always stay at the Bich Duyen Hotel in the PNL - clean enough to eat off the floor and basic with private bathrooms and good breakfast, good location. I doubt if they give free airport transfers, but they will meet your flight. Read the reviews at tripadvisor. I paid $26. in 2010.
Some other good places in that area:
Blue River Hotel & Hong Han Hotel