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Vietnamese Traditional Massage Institute

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Address: 185 D Cong Quynh, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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+84 8 3839 6697

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Good cause but terrible massage

I would rather have donated the cheap price for this massage then had it. Masseuse was talking on phone, disappearing and the rooms felt like an old hospital.

2 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 November 2016
Daniel W
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Uppsala, Sweden
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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional massage by blind personell. Really relaxing befor flyging back to europe. We would go again

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

I can't use the word "massage" in describing my two experiences here. No training is evident. Preferred method is to pound your body. After first "massage" my wife described me as jumpy. Second time, after 10 min I asked for another person to give me a massage and the woman in charge just laughed hysterically. Eventually, an other blind man... More 

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Thank Tim S
Buenos Aires
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I actually gave it two tries. Two different women. Lasted about 45 min but with phone and simply walk away interruptions. While not unpleasant--did not feel therapeutic. I suspect they get no training. My husband asked for a different masseuse after 10 minutes of random tapping and was told they don't switch. Then he was simply laughed at! Good experiences... More 

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Thank AGRTraveler
Uppsala, Sweden
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I would rather have donated the cheap price for this massage then had it. Masseuse was talking on phone, disappearing and the rooms felt like an old hospital.

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Thank Daniel W
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Besides the room being dirty and looking like an old hospital, my masseuse talked on the phone and massaged me with one hand, was screaming in my ear, covered me in baby powder and basically gave me a back rub. She dissapeared mid way through for 10 minutes which was to be honest the best part of that experience. she... More 

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Thank Mich1987
WashDc
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

First time I had a massage the women was very good. The second time I got the guy who demanded a tip in the middle of the massage and the message only lasted 35 minutes

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North Vancouver, Canada
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

Agreed on most accounts, waste of time, they don't change the sheets between massages was not good. It was 70,000 vnd but the entire experience was forgettable.

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Thank Whatsthisihear
Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

The 1 hour massage was half an hour and terrible. The guy was rude then demanded a tip (which i would normally offer). The table sheets were dirty. This is the worst blind massage I've had in Asia. Normally, these massages are great. This is a bad place.don't waste your time.

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Thank Stephen F
Cat Ba, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I went twice to the Vietnamese massage inst. The 1st massage I had was fantastic. I come from a shiatsu (Japanese massage) background so I could understand what the girl was working on. Sometimes she was just feeling for the differences of where i dont have good blood circulation and where there is stagnation etc and then they work. She... More 

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Thank Peartoh
Singapore, Singapore
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

I feel bad writing this review because I love supporting a good cause and I usually seek out places where disabled people are employed. This is not my first blind massage, and my experiences so far have been excellent. I have never walked out of a massage before, however, this was not even a massage. I was stroked by my... More 

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