Ho Chi Minh City commonly referred to as Saigon is the largest city in Vietnam.
Plenty of visitors flock to Saigon to immerse themselves in its fascinating culture while admiring the classic French architecture, ornate temples, and pagodas.
If you’re planning a trip to Saigon city, there’s nothing like coming back to a luxury 5-star hotel after a day wandering through the city’s bustling streets.
Since Saigon also has tropical humid weather all year round, having a swimming pool to plunge into is a must.
Here, we’ve found 17 of the best Saigon hotels with luxury pools.
Stay in any one of these hotels, and you’re sure to feel rejuvenated and refreshed.
1. Sherwood Suites
Top-quality facilities and impeccable service await at Sherwood Suites.
You’ve got a temperature-controlled swimming pool located on the first floor, big enough for active lap swimmers.
The pool and pool deck area are completely covered by a roof to protect you from the elements.
There’s also a hot tub for you to have a relaxing soak before grabbing a drink at the Pool Bar.
For fitness buffs, there’s also a state-of-the-art gym with all of the equipment you need.
You can also book a treatment at the Sherwood Spa, unwind at the foot massage lounge, or use the steam bath and sauna facilities.
Then, retreat to your Premier Suite for a gorgeous space with a comfortable living area with sofa and a spacious bathroom.
In the morning, grab a delicious breakfast buffet at Le Cafe Restaurant & Bar and watch the chefs in the open kitchen as they work their magic.
- Guest Rating: 9.4
- Address: 192 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ward 6, District 3, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
2. MAI HOUSE Saigon
Mai House Saigon has 5-star refined rooms and stately suites.
With rich brown tones and elegant furnishings, you’ll love staying at the Premier Club.
You’ll have access to a complimentary mini-bar, two types of pillows, and premium bathroom amenities.
In the afternoon, go for a refreshing dip at the Fifth Element pool.
You can also grab healthy snacks and drinks from the Fifth Element Bar.
Keep up with fitness at the gym, or unwind with a soothing treatment at the Four Elements Spa.
In the morning, you can’t leave the hotel without indulging in either a continental or Vietnamese breakfast.
From freshly baked bread to an egg station and Greek yogurt breakfast bowls, you’ll have the fuel you need to explore Ho Chi Minh City.
- Guest Rating: 9.4
- Address: 157 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street (or 01 Ngo Thoi Nhiem Street), Ward 6, District 3, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
3. The Reverie Saigon
Situated on the top floors of the Times Square Building, it’s no wonder The Reverie Saigon is known as one of the most extravagant hotels in Vietnam.
Furnished in a fancy, eclectic style, all rooms have exquisite decor and craftsmanship.
If you’re spending a romantic weekend getaway in Vietnam, you should book The Reverie Romance Suite.
Furnished with quintessential Italian luxury, you’ll adore the extravagant setting.
Then, head to the 24-meter free-form pool that’s designed with mosaic tile artistry by Sicis of Italy.
With an ozone-generated system, it’ll give you the freshness of a regular freshwater pool.
There’s even an underwater sound system that streams a custom playlist, and at 6 pm you can enjoy an underwater light show.
In addition, there’s also a spa and a gym along with plenty of dining options to suit every palate.
- Guest Rating: 9.3
- Address: 22-36 Nguyen Hue Boulevard, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
4. Mia Saigon – Luxury Boutique Hotel
Indulge in your very own private sanctuary at Mia Saigon.
Set on the banks of the tranquil Saigon River, feel completely relaxed as you lounge by the 25-meter pool with views of the river.
Spend your morning enjoying a late breakfast in bed, or sip on coffee on your private balcony.
The Grand Suite is a fantastic room to stay in as it includes a living room, dining area and a gorgeous balcony with stunning views.
Rooms also have fine linens, premium amenities, and original Vietnamese artwork and furniture.
Unwind with a signature massage or customized authentic therapy at O Spa, or workout at the well-equipped gym.
For dining, head to Kitchen by the River for global cuisine, or L’Ame for some fine dining.
- Guest Rating: 9.3
- Address: 2-4 Street 10, An Phu ward, District 2, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
5. Sherwood Residence
For 5-star serviced apartments, Sherwood Residence is one of the best options.
Each apartment is appointed with elegant furnishings, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a spacious bathroom.
You’ll also be treated to gorgeous views of the cityscape from your private balcony.
After a day exploring the streets of Vietnam, cool down or get some laps in the refreshing swimming pool.
There’s also an expansive lounge area along with a kids pool.
You can order drinks and food to the poolside or stop by The Club for a snack or some Western and Asian cuisine.
Other amenities at the hotel include a complimentary shuttle along with a gym and kids play area.
- Guest Rating: 9.2
- Address: 127 Pasteur, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
6. Park Hyatt Saigon
Urban luxury seamlessly blends with sophisticated design at the Park Hyatt Saigon.
The rooms and suites have recently undergone a complete renovation, and feature elegant decor.
The Park Suite is a great space to stay, thanks to its spacious living room and gorgeous views.
Otherwise, opt for the Lam Son Suite for panoramic views of Saigon with floor-to-ceiling windows and wooden flooring.
After a busy day, plunge into the 20-meter outdoor pool or relax under the tropical sun.
There’s also pool service for those that want a selection of thirst-quenchers and light refreshments.
Reserve a nourishing treatment at the Xuan Spa that uses ingredients such as fresh herbs, local grains, and fruit.
As the day draws to a close, head to Square One for authentic French and Vietnamese cuisine.
You can also grab a drink from 2 Lam Son and dance the night away during the weekends.
- Guest Rating: 9.2
- Address: 2 Lam Son Square, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
7. Hotel Des Arts Saigon Mgallery Collection
Hotel Des Arts Saigon Mgallery collection has won numerous awards for its distinctive design and unique 5-star services.
Rooms are elegant, and perfect for a luxurious stay.
Reserve an Executive Studio Suite and you’ll be treated to refined furnishings along with gorgeous rosewood floors, and cutting-edge technology.
After you’ve spent some time relaxing in your room, head to the exclusive rooftop infinity pool for a refreshing dip.
You’ll also get to take in incredible views of the city, and you wouldn’t want to miss that sunset view.
In the evening, you can head to Saigon Kitchen for a range of Indochina and Western cuisine.
There’s also a rooftop bar that’s great for a chat while sipping on some cocktails and grazing on midnight snacks.
- Guest Rating: 9.2
- Address: 76-78 Nguyen Thi Minh Khai, District 3, 722413 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
8. Hotel Nikko Saigon
Ultimate comfort awaits at Hotel Nikko Saigon.
Situated in a peaceful location away from the city, the hotel houses a stunning outdoor garden and a fantastic seafood buffet dinner.
Stay in the One-Bedroom apartment with its elegant yet spacious interior.
You’ve also got a living room area along with a spacious dining and kitchen that’s great for whipping up a meal.
In the afternoon, head to the turquoise outdoor swimming pool for a swim.
You can also sunbathe and unwind with a book on the hotel’s luxurious sunbed.
Hotel Nikko also has a gym along with the Ren Spa that consists of five private rooms to rejuvenate your mind and body.
In the morning, don’t forget to have breakfast at the hotel as it has one of the widest breakfast buffet spreads in all of Ho Chi Minh City.
- Guest Rating: 9.1
- Address: 235 Nguyen Van Cu Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
9. Sedona Suites Ho Chi Minh City
Located in the heart of Saigon is Sedona Suites Ho Chi Minh City.
With modern interior design, all units have floor-to-ceiling windows along with a separate living room area with a sofa.
The Grand One Bedroom is the accommodation of choice for many as it comes with breathtaking views along with an ensuite bathroom.
Spend some time relaxing in the living room area, or enjoy a meal in the dining area.
Sedona Suites also has an outdoor pool with views of the cityscape along with a garden and children’s playground.
While you’re at the outdoor pool, don’t forget to also unwind at the outdoor hot tub and sauna.
Then, enjoy some Southeast Asian and Vietnamese cuisine at Sky28 topped with incredible views of the skyline.
- Guest Rating: 9.1
- Address: 67 Le Loi Boulevard, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
10. Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81
On the banks of the picturesque Saigon River is the Vinpearl Luxury Landmark 81.
Since the hotel starts from the 47th floor, it’s the tallest hotel in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.
Head to the outdoor infinity pool, and you’ll be mesmerized by the incredible views of Ho Chi Minh City.
It’s the perfect spot to unwind in the morning or to soak in the sunset views.
Rooms are luxurious and also come with premium furnishings and stunning views of the city.
For dining, head to any one of the three restaurants and bars for a sophisticated and classy dining experience.
You can reserve a massage at the 5-star Akoya spa that comes with experienced therapists that’ll soothe tired muscles.
To take in more views of bustling Ho Chi Minh, you can also head to the observation deck on the 81st floor.
- Guest Rating: 9.0
- Address: Vinhomes Central Park Binh Thanh District, Binh Thanh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
11. The Myst Dong Khoi
For sophisticated 5-star accommodation with contemporary interiors and designs, stay at The Myst Dong Khoi.
Spend some time away from bustling Ho Chi Minh city and relax by the rooftop swimming pool.
You can also lay out on a sunbed and soak up some rays or read a book.
Other amenities at the hotel include a spa that’s great for some rest and rejuvenation along with a gym for a heart-pumping workout.
Rooms at the hotel are gorgeous with its wooden floors, and furnishings that offer Vietnamese character.
Stay in the Dong Khoi room and you’ll be pleasantly surprised at its interiors.
With a vintage telephone and floral window frames, there’s something to discover at every corner.
Dining options are also aplenty at the luxury hotel from freshly brewed coffee at Bason Cafe, to a traditional dinner at The Nest.
You can also sip on a Saigon-inspired cocktail at the Rooftop Lounge, Bar Bleu.
- Guest Rating: 8.8
- Address: 6-8 Ho Huan Nghiep, District 1 , District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
12. An Lam Retreats Saigon River
While An Lam Retreats Saigon River may be further out of the city, it’s truly a tranquil retreat that’s unlike any other.
Nestled under a tropical canopy, you’ll be treated to a blend of privacy and exclusivity.
Here, you can reserve rooms that come with their own private pools.
Stay at either the Riverfront Pool Villa or Lam Pool Suite.
Each of them features their own private plunge pool that also comes with an outdoor rain shower.
Then, head to the spa for either a floral-scented scrub or pamper yourself with an aroma massage along with views of the lush garden.
For dining, you’ll be spoiled for choice with epicurean delights.
Utilising local, organic ingredients, you’ll be able to enjoy the freshness of Vietnamese dishes at Tram’s Cookery.
- Guest Rating: 8.9
- Address: 21/4 Trung street, Vinh Phu, Thuan An, Binh Duong, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
13. InterContinental Saigon
Situated in the buzzing Central Business District is InterContinental Saigon.
After a busy day exploring Vietnam, there’s nothing like heading to the expansive outdoor swimming pool.
There, lounge on the deck chairs or sip on a refreshing cocktail and small bites.
Feel free to swim laps as the pool spans 20-meters, and you’ll also get views of the towering skyscrapers of Ho Chi Minh.
The 5-star hotel also has a gym along with a spa that comes with pampering skin wraps and detoxifying massages.
For the ultimate indulgence, stay in a Club Intercontinental Suite.
You’ll have a private living room and bedroom area along with an expansive bathroom.
Guests who reserve this room will have exclusive club access where you can enjoy complimentary evening cocktails and afternoon tea.
- Guest Rating: 8.8
- Address: Corner Of Hai Ba Trung Street & Le Duan Blvd, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
14. Grand Hotel Saigon
The Grand Hotel Saigon is a colonial-style hotel that was built in 1930 and completely restored in the 90s.
Rooms within the 5-star hotel are divided into two wings – the Ancient Wing with European colonial architecture, and the Luxury Wing – a more modern design.
Stay in the Luxury Wing, and you’ll be able to choose from 5 different types of rooms to suit your preference.
Then, go for a swim in the hotel’s outdoor pool with gorgeous surrounding views of the colonial architecture.
You can also grab a drink from the poolside bar that serves up freshly squeezed fruit juices and delicious cocktails.
Head to the hotel gym for a quick workout or pamper yourself at the Le Grand Spa with rejuvenating treatments.
There are also plenty of dining options from Western and Asian restaurants along with a rooftop grand lounge to suit every palate.
- Guest Rating: 8.7
- Address: 8 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
15. Pullman Saigon Centre
For a central location, fantastic service, and an extensive range of amenities, Pullman Saigon Centre is the perfect 5-star hotel to stay in.
All rooms come with a plush Pullman signature bed along with a 40-inch LED television.
There’s an outdoor pool with a comfortable seating area that faces the Saigon cityscape.
The rooftop bar on the 31st floor is also a great place to grab a drink with the city of Saigon as your backdrop.
Other amenities available at the hotel include a gym and a spa.
When you’re hungry, head to their restaurant which serves an international buffet with a live cooking area for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
- Guest Rating: 8.7
- Address: 148 Tran Hung Dao, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
16. Sofitel Saigon Plaza
With stunning views of the city, world-class service, and a convenient location, you wouldn’t want to miss staying at the Sofitel Saigon Plaza.
Rooms come with incredible views, and it’s also designed in a contemporary style with a marble bathroom.
If you’d rather not dine out, you’re also welcome to order room service 24-hours a day.
To recharge, head to the gym for a quick workout, or opt for a swim in the expansive outdoor swimming pool.
You can also relax with a massage or sprawl out on your plush bed.
For dining, enjoy Provence cuisine at L’Oliver Restaurant or feast on a decadent buffet spread at Mezz Restaurant.
There are also two bars situated at the hotel for you to order a refreshing cocktail.
- Guest Rating: 8.7
- Address: 17 Le Duan Boulevard, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
17. LA VELA Saigon Hotel
For views and a swimming pool unlike any other, choose La Vela Saigon Hotel when you’re in Ho Chi Minh.
The 5-star hotel features the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool, and you can gaze down at the city from 27 floors above.
For non-swimmers, sunbathe on a poolside lounger, or relax in the shade of a palm tree with a drink in hand.
The gym also comes with advanced equipment for guests to have a great workout.
For the ultimate luxury, stay in the La Vela Suite Room which includes a comfortable king-sized bed, spacious bathroom, and a kitchen area.
You’ll also get complimentary breakfast and afternoon tea, along with a private balcony with gorgeous views.
Memorable dining experiences await you at the hotel from MerMaid with its themed buffets to Catch & Rare for authentic Vietnamese cuisine.
You’re sure to have an unforgettable stay at this unique 5-star hotel.
- Guest Rating: 8.4
- Address: 280 Nam Ky Khoi Nghia, Ward 8, District 3, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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While all of the hotels listed above come with their own distinctive features, I love the La Vela Saigon Hotel.
Not only does the hotel come with a stunning infinity pool, but it’s also one of the world’s largest with incredible views of the city.
Rooms at the hotel are also spacious and comfortable, and you’ll also get to indulge in an extensive buffet breakfast spread every morning.
To top it off, there are plenty of dining options at the hotel along with other amenities such as a state-of-the-art gym, and a highly rated spa.
If none of the hotels listed above are to your liking, there are many more Saigon City 5-star hotels with pools to discover.