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Saigon Hotpot

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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We found friends in Saigon

We enlisted for the Saigon City Tour and the Chinatown Tour, but got MORE than that. We gained... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
juvyann19
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Wonderful guides in HCM with local flavour

Saigon hotspot is truly wonderful. They are very responsive to our request. We made a reservation... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Su W
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Saigon Hotpot offers free local tour guiding by volunteer students to promote the beauty of Vietnam to the world and create a dynamic environment for self-development of the local students. Welcome to Ho Chi Minh city.
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chinatown tour” (48 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We enlisted for the Saigon City Tour and the Chinatown Tour, but got MORE than that. We gained ourselves friends and took home a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Vietnamese culture, which you won't normally get paying for tours otherwise. Both tours were made...More

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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for letting us know your thought. I think our guides enjoyed spending with you guys just as much and I hope that Saigon Hotpot brought to you a fascinating image of our city through the local perspectives. I hope that we will see...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Saigon hotspot is truly wonderful. They are very responsive to our request. We made a reservation about two days only and they replied ud within a day with details of our arrangement. Long and Man were assigned to us. They are very friendly and eager...More

Thank Su W
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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for trusting in Saigon Hotpot's service. We would be very happy to know that you enjoyed the day with our guide in the city. It will be very nice if we have the chance to see you someday in the future.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

We booked a half-day and a full day on-line a few weeks out. Hua and Linh were excellent tour guides for the Reunification Palace and the culture of Vietnam. It was like having a tour by our daughters! So easy to talk with. Thu took...More

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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for your review! We cannot express how happy we are to see that you've enjoyed your trip to Saigon. Maybe the next time you visit HCMC, we'll have more time showing you around! Lots and lots of love from Saigon Hotpot!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The students are personable and intelligent. They offer wonderful, personalized touring. This was the highlight of my trip to Vietnam

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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We are really excited to know that you enjoyed the tour with our guides. Hope to be your local companions again when you come back to Vietnam some day.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only booked the tour one day in advance, but Saigon Hotpot managed to find us a guide even at such late notice. Our guide, My, was fabulous - she was really lovely and knowledgeable about the city. We don't eat pork (which can be...More

2  Thank KED_90
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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for trusting in Saigon Hotpot's service. We would be very happy to know that you enjoyed the day with our guide in the city. It will be very nice if we have the chance to see you someday in the future.

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Even though we had booked the tour 2 days before our requested date, the team was able to find someone to conduct the tour for us. We have booked the half day city tour. Man was our tour guide and he is so nice from...More

5  Thank Mary Joy M
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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for letting us know your thought. I hope that Saigon Hotpot brought to you a fascinating image of our city through the local perspectives. Wish we will see you again some day!

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Joined two tours: Night food tour and Traditional meal tour Both tours provided valuable, memorable and unique experiences that no other tours could compare! You would be able to understand Vietnam in a completely different way, experience Vietnam as a LOCAL! All guides are responsible....More

2  Thank clive c
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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for choosing our service. I am glad that you enjoyed spending time with our members. If you come back to Saigon, please feel free to contact us again.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

This was one of the nicest experiences we had on our travels around Vietnam. Nguyen was so sweet (20 yr old uni student ) and spoke really good English. Emailed only the day before and it was arranged for him to meet us at our...More

1  Thank helDorset
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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and your trust in our service. We are glad that you enjoyed spending time with us and had a great experience exploring the city. We are looking forward to being your local companion when you come back to Vietnam.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

The 1/2 day city attraction tour was really in-depth, well organised and concise. I just wished I booked the tour earlier during my trip. Aside from the attractions, the highlight of the tour was the friendship forged between my awesome guides Long and Nha. Both...More

1  Thank Charlestz
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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for taking your valuable to write a review. I am sure that our guides will be really happy to know that you enjoyed the tour with them. Hope you come back to Vietnam soon.

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Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We did 2 tours today. City tour with Trinh & evening food tour with Nguyen. We cannot rate this organisation and these guides highly enough! They were both fabulous guides & so caring & patient with our chatterbox kids 😊 What a great idea, sharing...More

1  Thank JoSydney
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SGHP, Người quản lý at Saigon Hotpot, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for trusting our services and recommending it to people on Tripadvisor. We take pride in introducing the beauty of our city to friends from around the world. We hope to see you again soon!

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Emir M
4 February 2018|
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Response from Tony B | Reviewed this property |
Taxi fare to some spots of interest. Depends on your budget and walking ability. The entry rate is cheaper for the guides as students at the attractions. And I did treat my guides to a coffee. Plus whatever snacks or meals... More
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BS1958
16 January 2018|
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Response from EpsomJaunt | Reviewed this property |
I received a confirmation 8 days in advance of my tour so as previously said, you are probably unlucky.
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katie26
11 September 2017|
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Response from JoMoRo123 | Reviewed this property |
Try contacting directly on their Facebook Page.
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