Rooftop bars Ho Chi Minh

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13 best rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh [2021 update]


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Last updated: May 11th, 2020


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Ho Chi Minh City (or Saigon) is one of the most genuine cities in Asia. Great culture, friendly people and superb prices. The Saigon rooftop bars also live up to all these criteria’s. Not only that, many of the top floor venues also offer suberb Ho Chi Minh rooftop swimming pools.

So, which is the best rooftop bar Saigon? Just scroll down and find the Saigon rooftop bar best suited for you.

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Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh Chill SkyBar Saigon in Ho Chi Minh

Chill SkyBar Saigon

$$$$ | 26th floor | Bến Thành/District 1
  • Highlights
  • Crafted cocktails
  • Sunset views
  • Nightclub vibes

Situated on the 26th floor of the AB Tower, Chill SkyBar was the first and original sky bar in Ho Chi Minh City and Vietnam. From here you get magical panorama views of the entire city and a fantastic sunset. Large, stylish and modernly furnished, with mainly standing tables and an oval and iconic glowing bar in the middle, where you can order well crafted classic and signature cocktails, wine / bubbles in both glass and bottle along with a large and tasty selection of bar bites. Come early for sunset and lounge vibes and later on for live DJs and party atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh Social Club Saigon in Ho Chi Minh

Social Club Saigon

$$$$ | 24th floor | Da Kao/District 3
  • Highlights
  • Infinity pool
  • Beautiful decor
  • Handcrafted cocktails

At the Hotel des Arts Saigon rooftop you find the beautiful Social Club Saigon. From the indoor 23rd level restaurant a couple of stairs leads up to the 24th floor rooftop bar and terrace, offering breathtaking views of the Saigon skyline. With a unique and luxurious setting, lots of wooden details, the terrace really has the feeling of a very natural and clean oasis right in the buzzing city. All this completed with one of the world's most smashing roofotp infinity pools. Enjoy well crafted and fine looking cocktails and light snacks in a great atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh Epic Sky Lounge in Ho Chi Minh

Epic Sky Lounge

$$$$ | 17th floor | Cầu Ông Lãnh/District 1
  • Highlights
  • Multi-level
  • Great lounge vibes

Seventeen floors up, this chic and trendy rooftop bar and cocktail lounge offers both sky-high views and sky-high vibes. Here you can enjoy amazing 360-degree views over Sagion river and the majestic HCMC skyline, as well as admire the cool rooftop canopy of color changing circle tubes. Set over two levels, the rooftop bar offers tasty and well-made cocktails, all in a vibrant yet relaxing lounge atmosphere. Highlighted by chill-out music or live DJs.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh Shri Restaurant & Lounge in Ho Chi Minh

Shri Restaurant & Lounge

$$$$ | 23rd floor | Da Kao/District 3
  • Highlights
  • Lunch & dinner
  • Panoramic views
  • Lush terrace

A multi-concept rooftop that comes with dining room, bar & lounge, whisky library, glasshouse and (as main feature) a fantastic rooftop terrace, offering spectacular pamoramic views over the Saigon skyline. The terrace is large and lush with lots of dining tables, trees and even a "mini-river". Enjoy great lunch deals in the sun, go for a fine dinner and indulge in a wide á la carte menu or just drop by for some lounge vibes and a great selection of artful and crafted cocktails along with a very large wine menu.

Rooftop bar Skyloft by Glow in Ho Chi Minh

Skyloft by Glow

$$$$ | 14th floor | Bến Nghé/District 1
  • Highlights
  • Spacious
  • Great cocktails
  • Vibrant

Perched on top of the President Place building in the heart of Ho Chi Minh, Skyloft by Glow is a vibrant and stylish rooftop bar, perfect for mixing great cocktails with fantastic views. Open daily from 5.30pm, you should visit early for a more relaxing vibe and enjoy exquisite and well-crafted signature cocktails. Later on the rooftop turns more and more into a vibrant club lounge, with live DJs and a larger crowd enjoying the great atmosphere.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh Broma: Not a Bar in Ho Chi Minh

Broma: Not a Bar

$$$ | 4th floor | Bến Nghé/District 1
  • Highlights
  • Bohemian & relaxed
  • Live music
  • Craft beers

A hip and quite small bar, located close to the Saigon River and overlooking the pedestrian street Nguyên Hue. And although the rooftop is open and airy and the views from the 4th floor over the surrounding sky scrapers are cool, this place is more about live music and atmosphere. Situated over three levels, Broma: Not a Bar offers themed evenings several days a week and is a perfect rooftop for a relaxed and fun ambiance right in the city center. Exciting signature cocktails and close to heaven for the beer lover, with over 30 quality brews to choose from.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh Saigon, Saigon Bar at the Caravelle Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Saigon Saigon Rooftop Bar

$$$ | 10th floor | Bến Nghé/District 1
  • Highlights
  • Great ambience
  • Classic spot
  • Live music

Situated at the classic Hotel Caravelle, right opposite the Opera House. Loads of history surrounds both the hotel and the rooftop, as this where many American reporters lived and socialized during the Vietnam War. Old-style rustic in décor, with large wooden chairs and tables on the main terrace and on the "balconies" surrounding the inside bar, along with spectacular views of the skyline. Enjoy a large drinking menu, including their own brew, well crafted signature cocktails and a food menu with delicious sharing plates, along with friendly service, sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere and live music five days a week.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh Liberty Central City Point in Ho Chi Minh

Above Sky Bar

$$$ | 19th floor | Bến Nghé/District 1
  • Highlights
  • Infinity pool
  • 360-view
  • Nice ambience

Located on the 19th floor of the modern Liberty Central Saigon Citypoint, Above is a chic and modern rooftop bar with a fabulous 360-degree views of the Saigon skyline. With a cool bar in the middle, the rooftop has a stylish setting with both comfy lounge sofas and a long stretch of bar stools right at the edge. Enjoy the nice and soft lounge vibe with modern tunes from a live DJ along with great signature cocktails and beer on draught. More of a pool bar during day, where guests at the hotel can enjoy a cocktail in the comfy sun loungers and swim in the fantastic infinity pool.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh AIR Saigon in Ho Chi Minh

AIR Saigon

$$$$ | 22nd floor | Phạm Ngũ Lão/District 1
  • Highlights
  • Sky pool dinner
  • 360-view
  • Vibrant

One of the coolest and most trendy rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh, located on top of the Ben Tanh Tower. Used to be Air 360 SkyBar, but after some renovation now called AIR Saigon. With the large and airy terrace and lounge being the main destination, this is actually a multi-level and multi-space venue. AIR Dining, an indoor lounge and an upper level VIP-area for more private get togethers is also available. What all the spaces have in common is fantastic views over the Saigon skyline and an always present party vibe.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh M Bar at Hotel Majestic Saigon in Ho Chi Minh

M Bar at Hotel Majestic Saigon

$$$ | 8th floor | Bến Nghé/District 1
  • Highlights
  • River views
  • Live music
  • Refurbished 2018

Located on top of the very classic and luxurious Hotel Majestic Saigon, this is really a magnificent Ho Chi Minh rooftop bar for soothing river views and comfy time with friends and family. While the M rooftop bar, just as the hotel, is a classic place, it was refurbished during 2018 and now offers a new setting and a new decor. Open from early morning to late night, offering all day á la carte dining & drinks, you can visit M Bar for both rooftop breakfast and lunch, or come later at night and enjoy crafted cocktails and live music.

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Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh Liberty Central Saigon Riverside Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Vertical Sky Bar

$$$ | 25th floor | Bến Nghé/District 1
  • Highlights
  • Infinity pool
  • River view
  • Relaxing

The modern Liberty Central Saigon Riverside has a rooftop terrace equipped with a luxurious and cool infinity pool. And while the pool is only for hotel guests, the terrace also comes with a great rooftop bar, called Vertical Sky Bar, open for everyone and offering a stunning view over the Saigon River. The atmosphere on the terrace is relaxed pool lounge during day and more festive and fun later on, with different live bands five nights a week. Enjoy signature cocktails, wine and local draught beers with a mix of fantastic views, casual conversations and a bit of vibe.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh SKYXX Garden & Lounge in Ho Chi Minh

SKYXX Garden & Lounge

$$$$ | 20th floor | Bến Nghé/District 1
  • Highlights
  • Largest
  • Mixology cocktails
  • Night life experience

A rather new edition to the Saigon rooftop bars, and also the largest one. The stylish and chic Sky XX indoor lounge and outdoor terrace garden spans over an impressive 1500m2. Elegant and luxurious in design, the open-air rooftop terrace comes with a mix of lounge sofas, bar stools, lighted palm trees and a cool, illuminated bar. Here you can enjoy a large variation of carefully crafted mixology cocktails. Come early for sunset views and happy hour, stay late for a full night life experience.

Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh Rooftop Garden at Rex Hotel in Ho Chi Minh

Rooftop Garden at Rex Hotel

$$$$ | 5th floor | HCM City Hall/Disrict 1
  • Highlights
  • Classic spot
  • Large terrace
  • Live music

A very classical Ho Chi Minh rooftop bar and garden terrace, located on the 5-star Rex Hotel, at the top of the Nguyen Hue Walking Street. Large and spacious terrace with quite simple decor and lots of seating, both under a roof and out in the open air. Open from early morning to late night, here you can order snacks and drinks of the highest quality, however at quite steep prices. Live music every night to raise the atmosphere, usually old classic, which suits the more mature audience and ambience found at the rooftop.

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Rooftop bar Ho Chi Minh City

Rooftop-grade: 8/10
Prime season: all year
Residents: 7 millions
Climate: tropic

The temperature here is around 30 degrees celsius all year round, which means that you can enjoy your self at one of the rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City whenever you want.

The rooftop bars in Saigon are often situated on a very high altitude in a skyscraper with a superb view. The city's size and climate means that there are lots of roof terraces in Ho Chi Minh.

Which are the best rooftops in Ho Chi Minh? There are both classic rooftop bars in Saigon that have existed a long time and it also opens up a lot of new rooftops periodically. Almost all sky lounges in Ho Chi Minh is within walking distance of each other. Ideal for those who want to visit several rooftops during their stay in Ho Chi Minh.

The position of the terraces is central and close to everything the city has to offer. Some Saigon rooftop bars are located amid the skyscrapers and some others in proximity to the river.

About Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon, or Ho Chi Minh City as it is now called, is Vietnam's largest city. The city is located in southern Vietnam by the Saigon River. For the western world, the city is best known from the Vietnam War. Saigon is the country's financial center, and 7.5% of the country's population represents almost 20 % of its GDP. As a tourist, one can live very well here at a low cost.

Food, drink and party on rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City

In Ho Chi Minh you can eat good and cheap Asian and Vietnamese food at most of the city’s rooftop bars. What better than to enjoy this food with views over the Ho Chi Minh expanses from any rooftop. As for beverages, it is most beers and cocktails sold at the rooftops in Ho Chi Minh. But of course there are also wine, cider, alcohol-free alternatives and much more. For those who like to party on rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh there’s some good choices here to. There is not much that beats a nice party where you have views over the city while hanging out with friends in a festive atmosphere.

Alltitude and views from the rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh is a huge city with lots of skyscrapers, which makes many of the city's roof terraces located on very high altitude and with absolutely stunning views. Here you can find rooftop bars located only about 20 meters altitude all the way to over 150 meters. The view can vary quite a lot of it too. From some rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh you get views of the city and its environs, from other you get a mighty view amid skyscrapers and a few with views of the river. That said - there is something to suit most people here in terms of height and views of the city’s rooftop bars.

Other attractions in Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh is ranked as the world's cheapest major city. Vietnam has really exploded in terms of tourism the last 20 years and every year lots of people from all over the world comes here to take part of the city's lovely atmosphere. For those who want to be a tourist, there are some historical sites and buildings here to visit. Most known from the Vietnam War. Otherwise, it's the shopping, good food and cheap goings that attracts here. Being able to live like a king and still barely spend any money is something most people dream of being able to do on their vacation. Here it becomes a reality.

Rooftop pools in Ho Chi Minh City

The warm climate, the amount rooftop bars and the large number of luxury hotels means that you can find really good rooftop swimming pools in Ho Chi Minh. You usually need to be a guest at one of hotels to get use rooftop pools. One of the best ways to experience Ho Chi Minh is from above, and what better than to do it with a drink in hand lying on an air mattress in a warm swimming pool. In short, Ho Chi Minh is a good city in terms rooftop swimming pools.

Flights and hotels in Ho Chi Minh City

Tan Son Nhat airport, which is Vietnam's largest airport and also the one with the most traffic. Lots of planes landing and taking off here every day. The airport also serves as a gateway for people traveling on. As for hotels, there are plenty of both luxurious and simpler hotels. Luxury hotels, however, is very affordable and for those who enjoy luxury at a cheap price, this is heaven. Book hotels at the best price directly through our site and take advantage of the best deals and prices on the market.