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Empress - Ho Chi Minh City

136 Bui Thi Xuan Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 00848  show map
 2 stars
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Empress - Ho Chi Minh City

Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Laundry

Overview

Empress Hoteloffers a central location in an entertainment area of Ho Chi Minh City. The hotel was opened in 1996 and remains an example of modern architecture in Ho Chi Minh City ever since.

This comfortable property is 15 minutes' walk to Ben Thanh Market. The city center is 4 km away from the hotel.

15 minutes' drive from Tan Son Nhat International airport and 20 minutes' walk to Hoa Hung train station.

Rooms

The luxury rooms at Empress Hotel come with central heating, Wi-Fi, a microwave, a refrigerator and a trouser press. Staying at Empress Hotel guests can enjoy the street. They feature bathrooms with a bathtub, complimentary toiletries and a shower cap.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the restaurant each morning. A large on-site restaurant serves dishes of contemporary cuisine. Tea and coffee are offered in the garden bar. Guests can dine at the steakhouse Din Ky located 300 meters away.

Services

Aside from a designated place for smoking, a luggage storage and a lift, guests can make use of 24-hour front desk, turndown service and newspaper service.

Relax

On-site fitness amenities include a gym and a fitness center.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the business centre for additional charge.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   7.  Number of rooms:   40.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • Currency exchange
  • Bicycle storage
  • Lobby
  • Ice machine
  • Smoke detectors
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • High chairs
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Garden area

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Hair dryer

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 12 pm FREE
Check-out until 2 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

136 Bui Thi Xuan Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 00848

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City Centre
  • Ho Chi Minh City
    1.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Hoa Hung Train Station
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Com Bui Thi Xuan (cuisine: Vietnamese)
    500 ft
  • Quan Nam Giao
    600 ft
Parks
  • Tao Dan Park
    1500 ft
  • Cong Vien Van Hoa Park
    2200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Hotel Awards

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Rooms and availability

Deluxe Double or Twin Room
City view
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

The air-conditioned deluxe rooms feature either a queen-sized bed or 2 single beds, WiFi access as well as a cable TV. Other facilities include a minibar, a hairdryer, a safety deposit box and a private en suite bathroom that comes equipped with a separate shower. Room service is available. This room type cannot accommodate any extra bed.

Premium Double Room
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Club Double or Twin Room
City view
  • Room size:

    270 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

The large club deluxe rooms feature either a queen-sized bed or 2 single beds with a duvet and down pillows. The room also comes equipped with a minibar, cable TV and a private en suite bathroom that comes equipped with a separate shower. Room rates include: - Complimentary minibar - Free early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability) - Free local calls - Free laundry (2 pieces per night) - Free pressing (2 pieces per night) - Welcome fruit basket - Daily turn-down service - 20% discount on laundry and dry-cleaning services - 50% discount on hotel limousine services

Empress photos Exterior Hotel information
Standard Double Room
City view
  • Room size:

    175 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

  • Check Prices
  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Wardrobe
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Non-feather pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

The air-conditioned rooms feature a queen-sized bed, WiFi access as well as a cable TV. Other facilities include a minibar, a hairdryer, a safety deposit box and a private en suite bathroom that comes equipped with a separate shower. Room service is available. This room type cannot accommodate any extra bed.

Empress photos Exterior Hotel information
Junior Suite
City view
  • Room size:

    380 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Slippers
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Wardrobe
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Soundproofed windows
  • Telephone
  • Dustbin
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Walk in shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Towels
  • Guest toiletries
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Down/feather pillows
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Electric kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Bottled water
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

The spacious suites feature either a queen-sized bed or 2 single beds with a duvet and down pillows. Overlooking the street, the room also comes equipped with a minibar, cable TV and a private en suite bathroom that comes equipped with a separate shower. Room rates include: - Complimentary minibar - Free early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability) - Free local calls - Free laundry (2 pieces per night) - Free pressing (2 pieces per night) - Welcome fruit basket - Daily turn-down service - 20% discount on laundry and dry-cleaning services - 50% discount on hotel limousine services

Empress Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

  • Thai Binh Market1000 ft
  • Open University2300 ft
  • Mariamman Hindu Temple2700 ft
  • University of Science Ho Chi Minh City3000 ft
  • Mekong Delta3300 ft
  • Ben Thanh Street Food Market3700 ft
  • Ho Chi Minh City Supreme People's Court4300 ft
  • Takashimaya Vietnam4300 ft
  • General Science Library Ho Chi Minh City4300 ft
  • Saigon Centre4600 ft
  • Sri Thenday Yuttha Panin Temple5000 ft
  • People's Committee Building5000 ft

Shopping areas

  • Zen Plaza1400 ft
  • Nowzone Fashion Mall2700 ft
  • Ben Thanh Market3700 ft
  • Saigon Square 1 - Nam Ky Khoi Nghia4300 ft

Monuments and Landmarks

  • Galaxy Cinema2000 ft
  • Reunification Palace3700 ft
  • Ngon Restaurant4300 ft
  • Cho Quan Church4600 ft

Museums

  • Fine Arts Museum3700 ft
  • War Remnants Museum3700 ft
  • Museum of Ho Chi Minh City4600 ft

Parks

  • 23/9 Park1700 ft
  • Tao Dan Park2000 ft

Theaters

  • Golden Dragon Water Puppet Theatre2700 ft

Business areas

  • Consulate General of Japan4000 ft

Local attractions

  • Central Post Office1.1 mi
    At the top of Dong Khoi St opposite Notre Dame Cathedral
  • Hotel de Ville5300 ft
    86 Le Thanh Ton Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Bitexco Financial Tower - Saigon Skydeck1.1 mi
    36 Ho Tung Mau Street, Ben Nghe ward, District 1
  • Saigon Notre Dame Cathedral1.0 mi
    Ben Nghe Ward, District 1
  • Ho Chi Minh Squares1.0 mi
    Nguyen Hue Walking Street, District 1

Near the hotel

  • Zen Plaza 1500 ft
    54-56 Nguyen Trai, Quan 1, Thanh Pho
  • Papaya1800 ft
    171 Bui Vien Street, District 1
  • \"Mai\" Home - The Saigon Culinary Art Centre2100 ft
    269 Bis Nguyen Trai Street, Nguyen Cu Trinh Ward, District 1
  • Cong Vien Van Hoa Park2200 ft
    115 Nguyen Du St District 1
  • Tao Dan Park 1500 ft
    Between Cach Mang Thang Tam Street and Nguyen Thi Minh Khai Street
  • Pham Ngu Lao Street2000 ft
  • Bao Silk2100 ft
    233 De Tham Street

Restaurants nearby

  • Com Bui Thi Xuan500 ft

    Address: Bui Thi Xuan

    71% likes this, based on 19 reviews
    Cuisine: Vietnamese
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 10

  • MZ coffee - restaurant900 ft

    Address: 56-56 A Bui Thi Xuan
    Phone: +84 8 39255258

    73% likes this, based on 57 reviews
    Cuisine: International
    Price Range: USD 5 - USD 21

  • MZ Club900 ft

    Address: 56 A Bui thi Xuan p.ben thanh Q1 Tp.HCM
    Phone: +84 839255258

    78% likes this, based on 33 reviews
    Cuisine: Vietnamese, European

  • Quan Nam Giao600 ft

    Address: 116 Suong Nguyet Anh

    67% likes this, based on 38 reviews

  • Din Ky900 ft

    Address: 137C Nguyen Trai St., Dist. 1
    Phone: (08) 3839 2357

    68% likes this, based on 55 reviews

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Hotel Awards

VietnameseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHo Chi Minh CityEmpress

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Empress Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Empress

Average guest rating

7.2out of 10
Very good
Based on 29 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Interesting locality, not far to city. Clean and well equipped room and bathroom, big comfortable bed. Polite and helpful staff. Simple breakfast with choice of western and asian food.

    A little noisy, which is normal in cities in Veitnam.

  • Single
    9.6

    Very friendly and helpfull staff! Quite rooms decorated in a colonial style.Taxi's right outside for transport anywhere in HCMC.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Ability of staff to speak english especially in restaurant also willingness to provide coffee making facilities

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Abikity of most staff to speak english and avaulability of western food and an airconditioned dining room

  • Family with children
    7.8

    I found the staff to be very helpful at all times, the motel was old and in some areas showed. But I would stay there again.

  • Single
    8.2

    Value for money and also the staff were amazing

    Location was abit out of the way but that is what we paid for

  • Couple
    9.6

    Its a nice small hotel. The staff is very friendly and the location is perfect, just a 10 to 15 min walk from the centre.

    The mattress was not the most comfortable

  • Single
    9.6

    Very friendly and helpful staff, clean large rooms, good location

    When it was time to leave

  • Family with children
    8.2

    Staff very helpful in extending our stay as we arrived a day early. Comfortable rooms and excellent value for money.

    Bar/restaurant closed relatively early in the evening, although there are other restaurants just along the street.

  • Single
    8.8

    An absolutely clean , decent hotel away from the hustle and bustle of hcmc yet within walking distance of the Park , restaurants , bars and the backpacker area with access to Travel Agencies selling trips within Vietnam and Indo China .

    One of the check-in staff was rather unfriendly .

  • Group of friends
    7.4

    It is easy acess to the major shopping area & nice restaurants around the vicinity.It was great to have a catholic church just across the hotel. My blessing from God!

  • Couple
    10.0

    Fantastic boutique hotel at a great price. Rooms were beautiful with fantastic use of natural wood and tile. Our junior suite felt like home. One of our best hotel experiences in Asia.

  • Single
    7.4

    Near to Ben Thanh market and bus station and also a mini Co-op supermarket. A good Pho shop is also nearby.

  • Couple
    9.6

    The hotel's staff is really nice and helpful. They also help me to arrange city tour and suggest some halal foods/Moslem restaurants nearby.

    The room for improvement: breakfast choices. They should consider guests who can't eat porks.

  • Single
    7.4

    Staff very polite and helpful, good location, quiet and clean. Nice simple design.

How to reach hotel

hotel Empress - Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City location
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Hotel Address:

136 Bui Thi Xuan Street, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 00848

Get directions
City Centre
  • Ho Chi Minh City
    1.9 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Hoa Hung Train Station
    1.1 mi
Restaurants
  • Com Bui Thi Xuan (cuisine: Vietnamese)
    500 ft
  • Quan Nam Giao
    600 ft
Parks
  • Tao Dan Park
    1500 ft
  • Cong Vien Van Hoa Park
    2200 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  12 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  2 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    7
  • Number of rooms:
    40

Hotel Awards

VietnameseHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedHo Chi Minh CityEmpress

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in Vietnam

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