The Observatory
The Observatory
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Bars & Clubs • Dance Clubs & Discos
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4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Tuesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Wednesday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Thursday
4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
Friday
4:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Saturday
4:00 PM - 6:00 AM
Sunday
4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
About
The Observatory is a nightclub focusing on electronic music and a rooftop lounge and bar. It is located at the 10th floor of 85 Cách Mạng Tháng 8, District 1. Hosting a large range of both international and local acts, from DJs to live electronic musicians and bands, it's a place to enjoy the power of sound and music. To this we added a rooftop lounge, an exclusive view on the Saigon skyline, cocktails, wine and more to come. Stay tuned.
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4.0
79 reviews
Excellent
35
Very good
20
Average
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Poor
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Terrible
12

Simon P
130 contributions
Sep 2016 • Friends
Hidden away in a building by the Saigon river, overlook the beautiful Elisa dinning boat, follow the music up the 1st floor, free entrance for early birds then congrats youself, buy yourself a beer (and maybe one for your mate who invite you to come to the Obs / or me?), you are at the most mazing techno house in Saigon. Good vibes, many decent names have played here before all over the globe like Lotus Disco, StaRo, Marco Shuttle... Spacious dance floor with disco ball(s), indoor seatings with sofa options for those clingy couples next door or go outside the narrow bacony to smoke a fag with the hopeless romantics, who usually get lost in conversations to wait for the sun rises...
Sorry, did I talk to much? 10/10.
Written September 17, 2016
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Chinh3112
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam1 contribution
Apr 2015 • Friends
Huge sound system in such a small room. Best underground dance music in town.

The sign of its success is starting to show by the people it has served. Quality party people i'd call. First thing first, people here dance for themselves, not for show. Watching the remain of a crowd at dawn here sends chills through my spine. You'll have to discover the rest by yourself.
Written April 6, 2015
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Mac M
63 contributions
Oct 2016
Its been a blast goign there for almost 2 years, crowd has changed, djs have changed, but the spirit is still there. I m sad its closing soon and i hope they will re-open quickly and keep doing the Jungle party. If i could advise one thing on the new venue it would be a bigger balcony
Security are not very nice and plays tough guys too much...
Written October 13, 2016
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shireen_rebecca
18 contributions
Sep 2020 • Friends
I have lived in HCMC for over 2 years and my experience at the Observatory is usually great.

However my friends and I are SO disappointed with our most recent visit. We loved the inclusivity of the Genderfunk event, and have always enjoyed this venue. However, on this night the bar staff accidentally misplaced my bank card during a busy period. Rather than look for it, they just shook their heads and ignored me. After 30mins of this, they eventually located my card and it was returned to me very dirty, wet and useless (as I had to block it) without any kind of explanation or apology.

I did discuss the matter with the owner who seemed very stressed and overwhelmed, but was also sympathetic. I initially thought I was making some headway, but when discussing solutions, she only said "I have people downstairs to greet, what do you want me to do?!". She eventually agreed to serve me the two drinks I had already paid for, but I was made to feel like massive inconvenience for asking for this.

I hate to say this but this was honestly the worst night out I've had during my time in Saigon 😟 I do understand these things happen but surely treating your customers with respect should be a priority? I didn't ask for a refund, nor did I attempt to vindicate any of the staff - I just asked for clarity and new drinks. So so disappointed.
Written September 19, 2020
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Lea S
3 contributions
Jul 2022 • Friends
If you are looking for a safe environment this isn’t the place to go , lots of fights happened over there with people clearly more than drunk , the boss doesn’t to care about women safety and allows mens that are a real danger to women , nobody was here to help me when I needed someone to defend me against some guy harassing me , the boss insulted me and my friend with a big smile on his face .
Plus the music is not so good and I rather spend my money in a better place than this rat hole .
I advise you to found another place to have fun and still being safe .
Written July 15, 2022
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Louis J
Vladivostok, Russia1 contribution
Feb 2019 • Friends
Yesterday night a friend of mine was shamefully humiliated by the club owner and his security staff for no reason. Unexplainable and unrealistic agressive behaviour. Don't support that guy by spending your nights there.
Written February 9, 2019
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Juanj0BCN
Sabadell, Spain7 contributions
Jan 2017 • Friends
We were in Friday at 3am (it's suposed to close at 6 am) and it was closed already. The staff was rude and sarcastic with us even though we took a taxi just to go there. It was a waste of time and money. Don't go there, stick to Lush or Apocalypse Now...
Written January 6, 2017
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alicia
1 contribution
Feb 2019 • Friends
Very disrespectful manager, if you care about spending a great evening, just pick another club. My advice
Written February 9, 2019
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coucou
1 contribution
Feb 2019 • Couples
The view is nice indeed, people inside are nice indeed, but the staff is still living in the 70th with the french occupation, nothing happened to me personally but a guy was very violently by the staff without being able to explain anything, not the Saigon vibe at all, my girlfriend told me she would never go back to this place
Written February 8, 2019
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Momodamofo
Phan Thiet, Vietnam5 contributions
Excellent place if you really appreciate good electronic music and don't want to hurt your ears anymore with any of that 'edm'. Every time I went there the people were cool and I had a fantastic night. The entrance fee is totally worth it and I am really keen on checking out their new location!
Written November 25, 2014
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The Observatory is open:
  • Sun - Sun 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
  • Tue - Wed 4:00 PM - 1:00 AM
  • Thu - Thu 4:00 PM - 4:00 AM
  • Fri - Sat 4:00 PM - 6:00 AM



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