We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

185 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 143: English reviews
1 review
Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Newly renovated . Been working on it for the past year , finally done . Very nice lobby , expensive marble work and very clean . Friendly staff . Room is very nice especially the bathroom . Will try their mini suite next visit .

Helpful?
Thank Andy S
Hong Kong
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

We had great time during our stay, hotel is newly renovated, tidy and clean. Service is exceptional good for the price we paid. Hotel location is close to all the major tourist attraction and good restaurants. Will definitely recommend this hotel to my friends.

Helpful?
1 Thank Elgene_Lee
San Diego, California
Level Contributor
67 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed May 5, 2016

Empress Hotel conveniently locates right in the middle of HCMC's district 1. The hotel is managed by HK group including GM who ran several 5 stars properties in the island. According to mgmt, the hotel is going through multiphase renovation and just completed its latest phase. Fortunately, they have not yet raised their star rating nor their price. So you... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank websoup
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

I'd like this Hotel. Very good service, clean hotel, beautiful room, good staff, nice place, near Cach Mang Thang Tam, Trong Dong, Starbucks Coffee, Ben Thanh market, Com Tam Thuan Kieu. I will come back this hotel when you go to Ho Chi Minh City.

Helpful?
2 Thank 415yenn
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic place! Great service, nice breakfast, good people!!!! Quite area but close to the centre. Clean and very organized hotel, they fix you room and you stuff, I will come back there for sure!!!! Well I most text more than 200 characters so you read it also 😝

Helpful?
2 Thank Daniel L
Level Contributor
40 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

When Ho Chi Minh on 29 Aug 2015.Stay in hotel for 3 night.Reception was friend so is the bellboy.Hotel was renovating in the lobby Area ..Little dusty....Near Binh Tham market in Dist 1. very convenience to go around city district.

Helpful?
Thank Benny S

Travelers are raving about these Ho Chi Minh City hotels

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Level Contributor
54 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2015

The price is reasonable for a very clean and well maitained hotel. Located 5 mins drive and 15 mins walk from the hotel to the famous Ban Thai Market & Saigon Square. The hotel also closely located near the infamous red lights shops.

Helpful?
Thank KingTT
Roanoke, VA
Level Contributor
121 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2015

I found this hotel to be very good in the rooms. They were clean and well appointed. Not huge, but sufficient. My view was only of a cement building side next door, but at least the traffic noise was not bad that way. My only question when registering would be the status of their construction. They are redoing the entire... More 

Helpful?
Thank BuddyRoanoke
ontario
Level Contributor
31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed May 1, 2015

A real nice, small,comfortable, accommodating hotel in District 1 HCMC. Close to everything and a nice restaurant as well. Rooms are smallish but comfortable and air conditioned. Staff is very helpful and I would definitely stay here again on my next visit. Over last 10 years I have probably spent about 25 nights in this hotel--2 thumbs up.

Helpful?
Thank gesd
Brisbane, Australia
Level Contributor
174 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2015

A lovely hotel in a great, central location. The staff were most helpful & the room was good. Although we had breakfast as part of our stay, the street filled up with vendors early in the morning & I got breakfast out there. I highly recommend getting up early to do this as they are usually all gone by 8am.

Helpful?
Thank Suzanne K
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

59 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (53)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (11)
Viewed
Room/Suite (14)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Dining (1)
Viewed
View from Room (2)
Viewed
Other (21)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (6)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Other (1)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Ho Chi Minh City hotels
1.3 mi away
Hong Vy 1 Hotel
Hong Vy 1 Hotel
#127 of 435 in Ho Chi Minh City
46 reviews
0.8 mi away
Thien Xuan Hotel
Thien Xuan Hotel
#155 of 435 in Ho Chi Minh City
206 reviews
0.1 mi away
Asian Ruby Select Hotel
Asian Ruby Select Hotel
#140 of 435 in Ho Chi Minh City
84 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.3 mi away
LeBlanc Saigon
LeBlanc Saigon
#99 of 435 in Ho Chi Minh City
88 reviews
0.7 mi away
Blue Diamond Hotel
Blue Diamond Hotel
#78 of 435 in Ho Chi Minh City
694 reviews
0.5 mi away
zoolut Stay 278
zoolut Stay 278
#97 of 435 in Ho Chi Minh City
59 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh

Address: 136 Bui Thi Xuan Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City 70000, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Ho Chi Minh City
Price Range: $35 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh 2.5*
Number of rooms: 44
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Agoda, Ctrip TA, Asiatravel.com Holdings, Travelocity, Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline and Odigeo so you can book your Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Empress Hotel Ho Chi Minh City
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh staff and other travelers.
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Empress Hotel IMS Ho Chi Minh staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Ask for room with window view when available”
 of 5 bubbles websoup, May 5, 2016 | Read review
“I'd suggest the rooms not on the front of the hotel, to avoid street noise. Stay away from floors near the construction areas.”
 of 5 bubbles BuddyRoanoke, Jul 8, 2015 | Read review
“All rooms pretty well the same”
 of 5 bubbles gesd, May 1, 2015 | Read review
“there is free wifi on the corridors/hallways but none inside the room. room 403 has larger view of the neighbourhood.”
 of 5 bubbles kotchok, Oct 8, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room far away from the air conditioning-Generator. If the Hotel is still under constuction - dont book a room there.”
 of 5 bubbles O3113UHthomass, Jul 17, 2014 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay