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Sipping in the Skyline: Top 5 Rooftop Bars in Saigon

Mai Anh
3 min. to read

In this guide, we’ll ascend to the heavens of Saigon’s nightlife, uncovering the top five rooftop bars that promise both libation and a breathtaking vista. Welcome to “Sipping in the Skyline: Top 5 Rooftop Bars in Saigon” with Sun Getaways Travel!

Table of contents

1. The View Rooftop Bar

2. Rex Hotel Rooftop Bar

3. WOW Skybar

4. Above Sky Bar

5. Zion Sky Lounge

1. The View Rooftop Bar

  • Address: 195 Bui Vien Street, Pham Ngu Lao Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 1:00 AM
  • Price range: 2 -15 USD

Saigon’s The View Rooftop Bar exudes an enchanting and romantic atmosphere, adorned with charming lantern decorations that captivate visitors. Guests are drawn in by the allure of red heart-shaped lanterns and traditional Hoi An fabric, adding a touch of allure to the ambiance.

The bar’s primary allure lies in its commanding views of Saigon from its perch atop a nine-story building. Patrons can gaze upon iconic skyscrapers such as Bitexco and Vincom Central Landmark 81, as well as other opulent facilities that contribute to an impressive cityscape.

It offers various drinks to suit every taste, including teas, coffees, cocktails, wines, and beers. It also has non-alcoholic options like mocktails, juices, and smoothies.

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2. Rex Hotel Rooftop Bar

  • Address: 141 Nguyen Hue Street, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 6:30 AM – 10:00 PM
  • Price range: 10 – 50 USD

The Rooftop Garden Bar, nestled within the prestigious 5-star Rex Hotel Saigon, seamlessly blends the charm of yesteryears with contemporary allure, establishing itself as an iconic rooftop destination not only in Saigon but across Southeast Asia. Infused with a nostalgic ambiance, this renowned establishment offers patrons a truly distinctive experience.

In 1996, Newsweek recognized The Rooftop Garden Bar as “One of the Best Bars in Southeast Asia,” cementing its reputation as a must-visit locale. Its inclusion in American travel journalist Patricia Schultz’s “1000 Places to See Before You Die” further solidified its status as an essential stop for travelers. Today, it remains a staple on the itinerary of tourists seeking to explore Saigon’s vibrant culture. Perched atop the hotel’s uppermost floor, this exceptional rooftop bar affords guests a captivating vista of Saigon’s bustling city center, adding an extra layer of allure to the experience.

Beyond its scenic backdrop, the bar boasts an impressive array of Vietnamese delicacies, showcasing the region’s rich culinary heritage. Alongside its culinary offerings, The Rooftop Garden Bar currently entices patrons with enticing beverage promotions, including a tempting deal on their renowned Ribeye beefsteak, ensuring a memorable dining experience for all who visit.

3. WOW Skybar

  • Address: 93 Nguyen Du, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 1:00 AM
  • Price range: 2 -15 USD

Nestled atop President Place, WOW Skybar stands as a captivating rooftop haven in the heart of Saigon, beckoning visitors with its stylish ambiance and sweeping panoramic vistas of the city’s vibrant nightlife. Renowned as a hotspot for the city’s youthful crowd, it exudes an energetic atmosphere that draws patrons seeking both relaxation and excitement. Inside, the bar boasts a cozy and inviting space adorned with chic European furnishings, while outside, a spacious outdoor area invites guests to bask in the city’s hustle and bustle. Whether unwinding with friends after a long day or hosting unforgettable gatherings, WOW Skybar offers the perfect setting for every occasion.

It’s not just the ambiance that sets WOW Skybar apart; it’s also the impeccable selection of libations that keeps patrons coming back for more. From meticulously crafted cocktails to premium spirits and wines, each drink is thoughtfully curated to ensure an unparalleled drinking experience. And for those craving a bite to eat, a delectable assortment of light snacks perfectly complements the beverages, adding an extra layer of indulgence to the proceedings.

4. Above Sky Bar

  • Address: 59 Pasteur, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening Hours: 6:00 AM – 12:00 PM 
  • Price Range: 4 – 20 USD

Located in the bustling heart of Saigon, Above Sky Bar is a mesmerizing rooftop destination perched atop President Place. Offering an enchanting panoramic vista of the city’s vibrant nightlife, this contemporary establishment warmly welcomes patrons with its modern allure.

Inside, guests are greeted by a charming interior adorned with elegant European-style furnishings, while outside, a sprawling outdoor area provides ample seating options to suit every preference.

What truly sets Above Sky Bar apart is its exceptional drink selection. Renowned for its exclusive cocktails crafted with precision and care, as well as its diverse range of premium spirits and wines, the bar promises an unparalleled drinking experience for all who visit.

5. Zion Sky Lounge

  • Address: 87A Ham Nghi, Nguyen Thai Binh Ward, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Opening Hours: 6:00 PM – 4:00 AM 
  • Price Range: 15 – 1500 USD

Zion Sky Lounge stands as a beloved rooftop hotspot in Saigon, renowned for its chic atmosphere and awe-inspiring vistas of the city skyline. Its most notable feature is undoubtedly the breathtaking panorama it affords guests, offering an enchanting view of Ho Chi Minh City that becomes truly magical, particularly during sunset and into the night when the city sparkles with lights. The service at Zion Sky Lounge consistently earns praise from patrons, enhancing the overall experience.

While indulging in the panoramic spectacle, guests can sip on a selection of cocktails, beers, and other beverages. Though prices may be slightly higher compared to other venues in the city, visitors willingly pay for the unparalleled experience and the exceptional view. It’s worth noting that the food menu at Zion Sky Lounge is more limited compared to some other rooftop bars in Saigon, with a focus on bar snacks and finger foods rather than extensive dining options.

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