Saigon railway station which is located in District 3, about one km from the downtown Hochiminh city is the last destination on the North-South railway line. The station was built in early 1930s by the French and until now still remained its original appearance. The station is mostly used by a great many local citizens especially during Tet holiday but foreign backpackers could also make use of Saigon train station as a convenience and price reasonably means of transportation to travel intensively around Vietnam.
Since the station is situated in the city center, visitors may have quick access to numerous hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, post office, bank and beauty spots nearby. When it comes to hotels and accommodations, budget hotels such as Ken hotel, Mai Anh hotel, Minh Chau hotel or Kim yen hotel are the perfect blend between affordable fees, convenience location and accommodating hotel staff. On the other hand, many midrange and luxurious hotels with first class service like New Pacific hotel, Ramana Saigon hotel, and Moevenpick hotel Saigon are absolutely able to deliver the best service quality for both business travellers and family members.