From $40 per night

THE BEST SUITE TO MEET PEOPLE AT CHRISTINA'S

A beautiful designed private suite with everything you need, centrally located but hidden away just enough for a peaceful night of sleep away from the heavy city noise. Great for travelers looking for quality comfort and a more local experience, NOT great for those looking for a cheap in-and-out hotel stay.

About the place

The Mothership

Welcome to Christina's Saigon! If you can venture into our alleys here, you can venture into alleys anywhere. The alleys are where Christina’s is at our best!

Alley (Hem) 212B Nguyen Trai is perfectly located for travelers seeking authentic Vietnamese culture while having all the modern convenience just a few steps away. Get lost in this massive enclave of urban Vietnamese culture by simply stepping outside our gates or escape from the 24/7 city-bustle of Saigon for a peaceful night of sleep.

At this house, our common space includes a large common area, a full kitchen, a covered balcony, and our main office on the ground floor where guests are welcome to zone out or get productive!


Your space

Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: Anytime after 2PM
Check Out: 12PM (noon)
Property type: Apartment
Room type: Entire home/apt
Self check-in: Doorman

This beautifully designed studio is located on the first level of the house (above ground floor) and comes equipped with everything you need for a pleasant stay, including a comfortable en-suite bathroom that is perfect to take a shower in after a sweaty day of exploration. You can find a full list of amenities below. Right outside your room is our balcony, reading room and common kitchen. You can cook yourself a delicious meal, eat it as you read a book and then surround yourself by potted greenery on the balcony and have a beer over Saigon’s night sky. Oh, there’s also an acoustic guitar in your room. You play? By the way, don’t worry about lighting as there will be plenty of natural light shining in through your windows to brighten up your stay!

Guest access

Unlike many other spaces in Ho Chi Minh City, there is no curfew with us. In addition to having 24/7 access to the house and your studio, you can also use our laundry facilities, rooftop, common area/reading room, office/bar/lounge and the open shared kitchen at any time of the day! We can even plan a dinner together or have a drink upstairs on the rooftop if you like – it’s a great way to get to know each other and meet other guests. Just make yourself at home =)

Interaction with guests

We respect the privacy of our guests, but are available if there is anything you need help with or even to just hang out and have a beer or a delicious local snack. Some of our team members even live in the premises. Come hang out with us in the common area or send us a message if you don’t see us around.

Getting around

Don’t be overwhelmed by the motorcycles on the road – walk around, cross our streets, get some Banh Mi and go to September 23 Park or have a Ca Phe Sua Da on the sidewalk like a local. You are only a walking distance away from many restaurants and markets, but taxis are readily available too for ~15k VND per km, but Uber/Grab are the cheapest options to get around with no hassle. They also offer the bike options so you can avoid traffic.

Ben Thanh city bus station is just in front of the market if you want to be adventurous and try our local buses to get to another part of the city. If you need any advice on catching one of these, just ask us and we will help you.

PS – when you are walking, do keep your belongings safe. Bag snatching and pickpocketing is a big issue here unfortunately (especially if you are a tourist) and we don’t want your holiday to be ruined.

Other things to note

We highly recommend that you take advantage of Onetrip’s donation-based City Tour run by local university students seeking cultural exchange opportunities with foreign travelers. It is a great way to orient yourself within the city and see all the beautiful landmarks of Saigon. Not to mention, it is a favorite among our guests!

We also offer an Evening Food Tour to fill your tummy up with what we think are the best local yumyums. Other options include the Mekong Delta and Cu Chi Tunnels Adventure. If interested, do send us a message and we will save you a seat!


House rules

Our #1 RULE is to treat our home as if it were your own - unless your home resembles that of a college frat house, in which case think of your grandma’s home instead =P

With that being said, the following rules are implemented out of necessity in order to ensure everyone’s safety and comfort.

NO SMOKING inside the villa. We have designated outdoor areas for this. Anyone caught smoking inside the property will be charged USD250 as damage fee and simply be asked to leave without any refund.

MUST REGISTER all over-night visitors. This is actually required by the law but is also a good practice to ensure everyone's safety. You will be held completely responsible for any wrongdoing by your guests, including property damages and thefts.

NO SHOES inside the house. We understand this can be an issue for some people, but we're trying to keep the place clean for everyone so we cannot make exceptions since it will not be fair to the other guests.

A SOCIAL ACCOMMODATION - We strive to provide you with a one-of-a-kind experience that is different to what you get at hotels and hostels – something more responsible, more human, and ultimately more valuable. We believe that our mission aligns perfectly well with Airbnb’s community. With that in mind, please do not treat our members or our services like you would at a hotel. If you’re looking for 24/7 room service, we strongly suggest that you book your accommodation elsewhere. But if you’re looking for a chilled out, cozy atmosphere…a home away from home, then by all means book with us =)

HAVE RESPECT for those around you. All of the rules listed above are simply to encourage our guests to be respectful towards one another and together build a better, more social and responsible community.

CONSEQUENCES for breaking these rules can unfortunately result in the offender(s) being asked to leave, in addition to providing compensation for losses or damages caused. We will have complete discretion on whether to offer a refund for the unused portion of the reservation. So far, we have not asked any guest to leave and we would prefer to keep it that way for as long as we can, so please help us keep the friendly streak going :)

Other than that, all that is left to say is that we hope you have a wonderful stay and that you will fall in love with this beautiful city just like we did.


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Just wanted to say thank you so much for your hospitality

You made our stay really comfortable and easy!


Really love this place~ it's secured with electronic locks at main gate and building entrance, located conveniently near to several tourist spots in district 1, easily accesible to public transports(grabtaxi are super easy to get and amazingly cheap here) and nice local food, 2mins walk to the main road(meaning u can sleep blissfully without much noise from the streets). The team are really friendly and helpful with directions to everywhere i asked for, even offered advice if u have no idea about where to go. The room is very clean and cosy just like what they showed in the pics, perfectly working aircon, taps, shower and w.c., even came with a bidet spray. Freeflow drinking plain water, u can have it chill or hot. Way worth what i paid for. Thank you guys for all your hardwork, it shows in every small details if one notice. Will definitely stay here again when i come visit HCMC next time. Cheers~ (。。)


A beautiful home away from home. A quiet moment in the hustle and bustle of Saigon. Loved staying here, looking forward to my return :)


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