Looking For Things To Do In Ho Chi Minh? Visit These 7 Best Rooftop Bars

By Nicole Leigh West
Nicole is an internationally published travel, health and wellness writer and novelist. She's ticked more than 60 countries off her travel bucket list and is probably researching her next destination, right now.

We all love a good view at the bar for sunset cocktails and twinkling nightscapes. When you discover the rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City, they up the ante for all those that follow. Whether you want swanky lounges and exotic cocktails, house music under the stars, or beer menus to blow your socks off, this is one city that delivers the sky-high drinking action.

Where to find the best rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City

Chill Skybar

It’s hard to beat the sweeping, glittering panorama that greets you from the 26th floor of the AB Tower, at Chill Skybar. Neon lights inside the bar match those glowing across the city, mixologists blend up delectable drinks and dancing is the name of the game. Expect raving parties on the circular, open-air platform, dress to impress and turn up at 5:30 pm for Happy Hour drink prices. To complete the decadent experience, stay next door at the New World Saigon Hotel.

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Glow Sky Bar

Black and white striped lounges, tropical house beats and palm trees make you feel like you’re at a fashionable beach club, at Glow Sky Bar. With a dazzling location at the top of the President Place building, it attracts headline DJs and trendsetting crowds looking for an exciting slice of Ho Chi Minh nightlife. You’ll need to leave the thongs at home, as the dress code is smart casual, but it’ll be worth it when you sip your first ‘Taste of the Orient’ signature cocktail. To stumble home in just a few minutes, stay at the nearby Central Palace Hotel.

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The View Rooftop Bar


If you’re a backpacker wondering where to stay in Ho Chi Minh City, the street for you is Bui Vien. As night falls, you’ll have pedestrian-only access to a strip of party spots, including the View Rooftop Bar at the top of the Duc Vuong Hotel. From a distance, you can’t miss the colourful lights that lead you to the fairyland venue, with skyscraper views framed by lush plants. Compared to many rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City, the drinks menu is fairly cheap and the atmosphere is uptempo but refreshingly laid-back.  

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Eon Heli Bar


When you really want to go sky-high, up to Eon Heli Bar you go. A soaring 52 levels up in fact, in the Bitexco Financial Tower. Along with your bird’s eye view of the city, you’ll experience snazzy decor, international DJs and a club-like atmosphere well after dark. Locally brewed craft beers, extensive cocktails menus and wine lists quench your thirst, while you stare in awe at the 360-degree views. Just in case you never want to go home, stay close by at the Roseland Point Hotel.

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Breeze Sky Bar and M Bar


Hotel Majestic Saigon lays claim to not one, but two spectacular rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City. Breeze Sky Bar is a classic for regular travellers to the city, not to mention one of the oldest bars in Saigon. It overlooks the river from the 5th floor, with an Art Deco bar, barbecue buffet dinners and an elegant vibe for sunset cocktails. M Bar, on on the 8th floor, entertains with live music from a Flamenco band and Happy Hour prices in the late afternoon.

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OMG! Rooftop Bar Saigon

At the Silverland Central Hotel, OMG translates to Original, Musical, Gastronomic. Sound good?  It’s just a short stroll from Ben Thanh Market, with stylish, comfy couches surrounded by dynamic views – perfect to sink into after a long day shopping. Nibble on tasty bites from the tapas menu, snap your insta-worthy pics and sip on Saigon-inspired cocktails, to the beats of a resident DJ.

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Air 360 Sky Lounge


To, quite literally, end on a high point, your exploration of rooftop bars in Ho Chi Minh City isn’t complete without a night at Air 360 Sky Lounge. This is open-air drinking at its best, in a multi-level space on the 22nd floor of the Ben Thanh Tower. Reserve a spot by the Sky Pool for dinner and thrill your taste buds with cocktails like ‘On The Sky’, featuring Grey Goose, Parfait Amour, Blackberry Liqueur, Lavender & Rosemary Syrup.

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