WELCOME TO LANGUAGE EXCHANGE HOSTEL 1
Language Exchange Hostel 1 is the place to go if you are young, want to have fun and learn new things. This hostel is located in the heart of the city. Step out the door you will see fashion streets – Nguyen Dinh Chieu and Vo Van Tan, then the cuisine area (eating and drinking street) – Cao Thang and few minutes to all major attractions: War Museum, Ben Thanh Market, Bui Vien street, Saigon center, Saigon nightlife, shopping hubs and museums. So you can discover Ho Chi Minh culture and history on foot but it is far away enough to escape from busy tourist traps, to allow you to relax, chill out and have a beautiful rest at night.
This charming, atmospheric, laid-back hostel includes private rooms, and also beds in mixed dorm with fully modern facilities: air conditioning, flat screen TV, fridge, a hair dryer, and a heated shower. We provide FREE luggage storage, towel, shampoo, hand wash, shower gel, toilet paper and hairdryers to all rooms and a free city map with all essential information about the going-on in town. All you need is to bring your luggage to discover Ho Chi Minh.
We have a travel desk – your one stop solution to cover transportation, tour & sightseeing arrangements, all at great prices. For those who want more flexibility in their exploration of Vietnam, we also offer affordable car rental services.
While you’re at the hostel, enjoy a comfortable and sociable lounge area with seating and a flat-screen TV. There is drinks at the café and a well-stocked fridge with soft drinks and cold beer for sale to share with your new friends.
Language Exchange Hostel 1 features an exclusive café concept, “Language Exchange Coffee House”. It’s a unique place to meet local people and experience Vietnamese culture first hand, learn about local traditions and values, practice new languages, make new friends, meet travel partners and expand your horizons.
We are passionate about helping you to discover the real Vietnam and to make lasting memories and lifelong connections with your fellow travelers. With our many years of experience in Ho Chi Minh City catering for international travelers, we have a comprehensive knowledge of the local area and its many cultural attractions.
There’s 6 reasons why Language Exchange Hostels became a destination by your own right:
2. We’re the hostel from travelers for travelers
We have travelled the world ourselves – so we know first-hand what you’re doing and what you expect from us. We care for you and we care for your feedback.
3. Best social atmosphere:
We make sure that you’ll feel safe and welcome here. When you’ve been on the road all day long, seeing sights and walking and walking, it’s cool to have the right vibe at the hostel where you can have some beers, talk and make friends. This will make your stay a memorable one.
4. Accessible location
5. Friendly, helpful, multilingual staff and understanding owner with 24-hour service are always on hand to help.
This is the ideal place for travelers seeking the true spirit of Ho Chi Minh
We look forward to welcoming you to our hostel, in a city steeped in charm and tradition.
In a world where we are becoming more digital and disconnected, we encourage you to come together and join the new generation of smart travellers at BED STATION! Share your experiences and make new friends! you are travelling solo or in a group, we have the right bed for you.
Family room with balcony (sleeps 3)
Fantastic news! Beautiful Family with balcony is a beautiful room with a beautiful, large balcony so that you can enjoy the sunrise, the sunset there. This room features a double bed (a king-size and a queen-size bed) with air conditioning, a fridge, a hairdryer, and a heated shower, towel, shampoo, hand wash, shower gel, and toilet paper.
Family suite with balcony (sleeps 4)
This beautiful Family Suite with balcony is an excellent choice for a family or a group of friends who can enjoy total privacy in this beautiful deluxe family suite with a balcony. This room features a double bed (a king and a queen-size bed) fully modern facilities: air conditioning, fridge, a hairdryer, and a heated shower, towel, shampoo, hand wash, shower gel, and toilet paper.
With private space, beautiful and safe, attentive staff 24-hour service, Language Exchange Hostels HONEYMOON ROOM will bring you a new experience, many different levels of emotions.
Phòng đôi có ban công
Phòng đôi Deluxe có ban công là một căn phòng đẹp và bắt mắt. Phòng đôi này có giường King size với đầy đủ tiện nghi hiện đại như: máy lạnh, tủ lạnh, máy sấy tóc và vòi sen nước nóng, khăn tắm, dầu gội, nước rửa tay, sữa tắm và giấy vệ sinh.
Superior double room
It is an idea for couples and single travelers to enjoy a cozy space. This room features a double bed (a king size) fully modern facilities: flat-screen TV, air conditioning, fridge, a hairdryer, and a heated shower, towel, shampoo, hand wash, shower gel, and toilet paper.
TOURS AND BUSES
We offer travel services, including airport transfer, tour bookings to Củ Chi tunnels, Mekong Delta and other locations, coach travel to other cities in Vietnam and Cambodia.
FOOD AND DRINK
Our hostel includes a café serving a selection of freshly prepared local food, soft drinks and alcoholic drinks including wine and cocktails.
Need to wash your clothes? No problem! We can do your laundry for 30,000 VND/kg. For delicate items, we can arrange for a local dry cleaning service with collection and delivery.
Our Travel Desk can advise you on a number of tours and buses at competitive prices. These include:
FREE STUDENT TOUR: A group of students will take you out to see the city, advise you on where to have good foods, and generate feelings of excitement as you zip through the city on their motorbikes.
HOP ON – HOP OFF city tour bus: This bus takes you to explore many outstanding attractions that Ho Chi Minh has to offer https://hopon-hopoff.vn/tours/hcm-citysightseeing-tour. We have tickets for you at our hostels.
CU CHI TUNNELS: This half-day tour costs 6 USD for your transport to and from the site and English speaking tour guide. There is an additional entrance fee of 5 USD that will need to be paid by the guest upon arrival.
MEKONG DELTA 1 DAY: This is a full-day tour costing 12 USD, which includes all fees except drinks. You will be heading to the Southern region, seeing sights such as Vinh Trang Pagoda and 4 islands. Here you will enjoy tropical fruit, listen to Vietnamese traditional music and experience the process of making traditional Vietnamese coconut candy.
MEKONG DELTA 2 DAYS: This is a 2 days tour with a single room in the hotel or homestay costing 35 USD, or 30 USD for a couple sharing a private room. The first day activities are the same as Mekong 1 DAY. The second day starts with the floating market and then you will experience with Vietnamese vermicelli noodle and rice paper go and see how to make it.
Option1: Come back to Ho Chi Minh
Option 2: Take a bus to Rach Gia then a boat to Phu Quoc
MEKONG DELTA 3 DAYS: DAY 1 and DAY 2 do the same as 2 days tour. DAY 3, visit floating village and floating fish farm, then visit the traditional Cham fabric weaving village.
Option 1: Come back to Ho Chi Minh
Option 2: Continue to Cambodia from Chau Doc to Phnom penh by boat or bus then the boat
WATER PUPPET SHOW: Depicting the culture, traditions, and folklore of Vietnamese life. It is UNESCO’s Intangible Cultural Heritage list. There are two chances to watch the Water Puppet Show, 5:00 pm and 6:30 pm. It cost 11 USD in order to watch one show.
DINNER ON CRUISE: Get away from the frenetic street life of Saigon and experience the fine Saigon River dinner cruise onboard the beautifully decorated cruise ship. Cruise the expansive endlessly interesting and always surprising Saigon River while dining on fresh, sumptuous and authentic Vietnamese and international cuisine. This cruise combines great food, history, art and music for a truly immersive experience, all while just costing 23 USD.
WATER PUPPET SHOW + DINNER ON CRUISE: Combine two popular experiences into one tour and enjoy an unforgettable evening in Ho Chi Minh City. First, attend a thrilling water puppet show and discover the ancient Vietnamese tradition of puppetry. Then, set sail along the Saigon River and tuck into a delicious dinner as you cruise past the illuminated city skyline, costing 34 USD.
CAN GIO FOREST (eco-tour): Costing 30 USD, this tour includes a hostel pick up at 7:45 am. The first leg of the journey you will be heading first to Dan Xay bridge pier, where you will pause briefly to enjoy locally produced sugar cane juice before continuing on to Can Gio island. There you will enjoy seeing some of the many long-tailed monkeys that reside on the island, visiting the crocodile farm and having the chance to see some of the many other wild animals that live in the mangrove forest. The final leg of the tour finishes with a jungle speed boat ride that will take you to a military base that was used during the war. This is a day full of Vietnamese culture, history and you will also have plenty of free time to enjoy the swimming pool, relax or sight-see. The tour also pauses at a public beach before you return.
COOKING CLASS: Costing 37 USD, there are two chances a day for the Cooking Class Course. One is in the morning from 9 am -12 pm and another one is 2 pm – 6 pm. The courses start by visiting the colorful market with the chef. Back to Cookery center, begin to approach to culinary aspect and the culture of Vietnamese gastronomy.
We can also help organize:
From HCMC to Cambodia: Phnom Penh is 13 USD.
From HCMC to Cambodia: Siem Reap is 26 USD.
From HCMC to Cambodia: Sihanoukville is 26 USD.
From HCMC to Cambodia: Kampot is 26 USD.
*VISA services are charged separately from the international buses.
NATIONAL BUSES: An open bus from HCMC to the capital city of Hanoi or the mountainous city of Sapa. You can stopover in Mui Ne, Da Lat, Nha Trang, Hoi An, and Hue on the way, as the ticket is valid for 45 days and costs from $40 to $70 depending on your final destination.
OR you can choose some stops: HCM – Mui Ne 7 USD, HCM – Da Lat 10 USD, HCM- Nha Trang 12 USD, HCM – Hoi An 19 USD.
VISA SERVICE: On top of this we can easily do visa services, all from our travel desk located at our reception counter.
AIRPORT PICK UP SERVICE: For a nominal fee of $15 for 1 or 2 passengers or $20 for 3 to 5 passengers. We also offer an airport pick up service by private car upon request.
We want to make your stay in Vietnam to be as convenient as possible. We offer a wide selection of products that make life in Vietnam easier such as: 4G SIM card (calling and/or data), the highest quality tobacco, as well as the latest and greatest that vaping technology has to offer. We carry disposable and refill vapes with up to 5% of tobacco. You can request more information at our front desk.