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Rex Hotel (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)


Rex Hotel (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam)

About Rex Hotel

The Rex is a landmark hotel in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City with over 80 years of history. This five-star luxury hotel features a spa and fitness center, two outdoor rooftop swimming pools, and a tennis court. Bright and airy rooms feature soundproofing windows, hardwood floors and generous square footage. Suites feature a work space, separate living area, premium bath products and minibar Laundry and babysitting services are available at the Rex. A business center and several meeting facilities cater to the business customer. Book a tour or exchange currency onsite. Feast on traditional Vietnamese cuisine in the upscale Hoa Mai Restaurant, offering folk music and traditional dance. Or eat amongst a tropical garden and waterfall at the Vertical Garden. A 24-hour rooftop bar is the place to be for a cocktail at sunset. Walk to the War Remnants Museum and Independence Palace from the Rex.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

Rating overview

  • Location
    Excellent  (9.4 / 10)
  • Rooms
    Very good  (8.0 / 10)
  • Service
    Excellent  (8.5 / 10)
  • Cleanliness
    Excellent  (8.9 / 10)
  • Value for money
    Fair  (7.2 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Magical rooftop bar.

Take a seat at this famed hotel bar, and imagine you are in a bygone era. Known as the place to be for war correspondents and U.S Officers during the Vietnam War, this 24-hour bar gives you a great view of Ho Chi Minh City and a popular pedestrian area below. Despite what some described as exorbitant prices, guests weren't deterred, and loved the open-air atmosphere steeped in history.


A good night's sleep.

With a pillow menu and sumptuous bedding and mattresses, you will be having sweet dreams before you know it. While everyone has a different mattress preference, most found beds to be the perfect firmness, and guests were re-energized for a new day of sightseeing.


Many attractions close by.

Many guests chose the Rex for location, and they weren't disappointed. Across from Ho Chi Minh City Hall, the hotel is also close to other favorites such as Ben Thanh Market and the Notre Dame Cathedral. Wind your way through a pedestrian tourist zone and admire the colonial architecture as you make your way to these and other sights in under ten minutes.

Negative Reviews


Staff receive mixed reviews.

Some guests of the Rex reported encountering kind-hearted staff who were a pleasure to interact with. Unfortunately, others didn't seem as lucky, and were taken aback by impolite staff who could barely make eye contact, let alone crack a smile. It seemed a few ruined the experience for many.


Wi-Fi on the fussy side.

Finicky Wi-Fi meant that guests weren't always able to send emails from their rooms. The business center and reception area seemed to have the strongest signal, causing an inconvenience for guests who had to leave their room to stay connected.


Non-smoking rooms might be smoky.

Several guests found themselves requesting a room change after non-smoking accommodation still smelled of smoke. Sometimes the problem came from smokers in the hallway. No matter the source, staff seemed to be hit or miss with resolving smoking-related issues.

All amenities

Wellness / Spa
  1. Beauty salon
  2. Steam room
  3. Massage
  4. Sauna
  5. Hot tub
  6. Hammam
Property amenities
  1. Business centre
  2. Café
  3. Arcade/Video games
  4. Nightclub
  5. Entrance hall/lobby
  6. Express check-in
  7. Lift
  8. Gym
  9. Parking
  10. Terrace
  11. Porter service
  12. Hotel bar
For children
  1. Childcare
  2. Playground
  1. Wheelchair accessible
  2. Accessible hotel
  3. Accessible bathroom
  4. Accessible parking
Room amenities
  1. Balcony (upon inquiry)
  2. Shower
  3. Ironing board
  4. Openable windows
  5. Television
  6. Hairdryer
  7. Electric kettle
  8. Air conditioning
  9. Minibar
  10. Desk
  11. Sitting area
  12. Telephone
Sports facilities
  1. Fitness
  2. Tennis court
Theme / Type
  1. Convention hotel

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 14:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


141 Nguyen Hue, Blvd., District 1 , 700000 , Ho Chi Minh City , Vietnam
Telephone: +84(28)38292185 | Fax: +84(28)38296536 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about Rex Hotel

  • Is there a pool area at Rex Hotel?

    Yes, Rex Hotel offers 2 pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at Rex Hotel?

    No, Rex Hotel doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at Rex Hotel?

    Yes, Rex Hotel provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at Rex Hotel?

    Check-in at Rex Hotel is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is Rex Hotel located?

    Rex Hotel is located in 141 Nguyen Hue, Blvd., District 1, 700000, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

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