For green travelers, there are some hotels for your consideration. For those who can afford a luxurious five-star hotel, Caravelle Hotel and The Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon are two recommendations. In 2010, Caravelle Hotel received the Guide Awards 2010 “Sustainable Tourism Development and Environmental Protection”. The hotel is managed and operated in a environmentally –friendly way which will surely comfort green travelers. The Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon was honored was the 2nd prize among 50 competitors in a competition of Green-Clean-Beautiful Buildings. Besides, Kimdo Royal City Hotel, a 4-star green hotel is another option.
Kimdo Royal City hotel always aim at reducing wastes and optimize the water usage within the corporations. In addition, the hotel follows strictly the ISO 14001 Standard. For a less costly room, you can also choose Blue Diamond Hotel, a three-star green hotel. The hotel takes part in Sustainable Tourism Eco-certification Program ( STEP) and is independently certified by a third-party as a green/sustainable property. A room at Blue Diamond Hotel is priced starting at $45 per room per night. For long-term travelers who are staying at hotel for at least 1 month, a package of $1320 per month is available. Checking in time is usually 2 p.m. and checking out time is 12 p.m. at most hotels.