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Address: Tuan Chau Island, Halong Bay, Tuan Chau Island 10000, Vietnam
Phone Number: +84 33 2470975
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Halong Emotion Cruises combines charm and great comfort to meet the growing...

Halong Emotion Cruises combines charm and great comfort to meet the growing demand of travellers looking for luxurious cruises in the bay. Our first boat, launched in July 2008 , features 28 air conditioned cabins, with private bathrooms and facilities similar to a boutique style hotel.Halong Emotion Cruises is the best cruise in Halong bay now.

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Nice cruise, slightly outdated

We stayed on the Emotion cruise for 1 night (there is also a 2 night cruise available). The room was spacious and comfortable with all required amenities. The crew was friendly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 3, 2015
Yehudit M
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Tel Aviv
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Perth, Australia
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70 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We were traveling South to North as many others do, and took this as a two day trip ( one night). The boat is an older boat and smaller than some plying the waters which made it a more intimate enjoyable trip. Our room was large as we had a drinks party before dinner and fitted eight adults in the... More 

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1 Thank Paul C
Auckland
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I was recommended this by my travel agent who is well reputed in Vietnam area, Before booking I took the trouble to read Tripadvisor reviews specially the negative ones ( Good ones are no use since that is what you expect anyway). I was horrified and have decided to be miles away from them. Am I right in my thinking?... More 

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1 Thank SanjitAuckland
Melbourne
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We were travelling on a South to North Vietnam tour after puchasing a Scoopon deal with Hoi An Express. We choose the 4 star option and this boat was NOT 4 star. The boat was old and needed a complete make over. Cabin was ok but shower was awful with no hot water. We were near the engine room, on... More 

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2 Thank eabMelbourne
Tel Aviv
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24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

We stayed on the Emotion cruise for 1 night (there is also a 2 night cruise available). The room was spacious and comfortable with all required amenities. The crew was friendly however their lack of English made communication uncomfortable. One of the downsides was no wifi reception available in the room and what was available in the dining area was... More 

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2 Thank Yehudit M
halongemotion, Giám đốc bán hàng at Halong Emotion Cruises Private Charter, responded to this review

Dear Madame. Thank you for travelling with us. We are very sorry for those things made you disappointed. As you know Halong terrain is not really good for Wifi signal, we are trying our best to contact with Wifi supplier for better quality. We are also improving drinks' price and staffs' skill to satisfy guests' demands. Once again thank you... More 

Greater Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Ha Long Bay is a must see - possibly one of the most beautiful places I have visited. Cruizing around these tranquil waters on this luxury floating hotel was a perfect way to end our tour of Viet Nam. The decor on the boat is islander - the food - mainly seafood and plentiful - the views ever changing -... More 

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1 Thank Chris S
halongemotion, Giám đốc bán hàng at Halong Emotion Cruises Private Charter, responded to this review

We are very thankful to you for your feedbacks. Wish you health and luck. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 via mobile

One thing I've learned about halong bay cruises is that they over promise big time. They use old pictures of the boats (when they were new) which do not reflect the present condition of the cruise boat. Halong emotion is no different. The boat is a bit tired and the food is average, certainly not luxury standards as suggested in... More 

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3 Thank Miguel M
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Overall not a bad visit, however there were only 8 of us. The half a glass of orange juice are still the cocktails! The table clothes and bed linen are also still tired and stained. Our tour guide was lovely, if not very commander like. She rushed us between activities, not the lost relaxing but we kept to schedule. I... More 

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2 Thank Alannah C
Singapore, Singapore
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47 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

After a 3-hour drive from Hanoi (with compulsory stop at some souvenir shops), we arrived at Ha Long Bay and were greeted by a pretty young tour guide who led us to the tender that took us to the Emotion cruise ship. From far, there was a sweet young lady in traditional Vietnamese dress waving and welcoming us onboard, which... More 

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1 Thank tham2015
Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately I have to agree with recent other reviewers. This cruise was very disappointing. Crazy drive from Hanoi to wait for your director. The boat was aged, cocktail on arrival was 1/4 cup orange juice. Only 8 couples on this tour. We were led to dining room where we were all seated at separate tables. From here we were given... More 

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4 Thank 2watties
New Zealand
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30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The cabins were comfortable, yet tired!. Food was excellent with a good variety. I am not sure that we travelled any further into Halong Bay by staying overnight as the boat was at anchor. The standard of the massages on board was basic and the staff 'multitasked' between selling souvenirs, pearls and massaging! The trip to the caves was worth... More 

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