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Howard Johnson Resort Sanya Bay

No.188 Sanya Bay Road, Haipo Holiday Resort, Sanya 572000, China
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

The hotel is just huge. Walking from one end to the other just takes long time. That is what happened to us. Our room is at the end of West wing and the breakfast is at the end of East wing. Imagine walking more than 10 minutes to the breakfast area alone. And we were with my elderly parents. The... More 

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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11 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This hotel markets itself as luxurious yet the hotel fell short of such the 5-star rating it claims to have. The rooms itself are fine but there is a weird curtain separation to the bathroom that offers no privacy. The problem is the quality of the hotel's amenities. The pool seems a little dirty and dated and the underground passage... More 

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San Diego, California
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25 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Nice resort directly on the beach. Would definitely return. Stayed 5 days - never left the hotel. Super relaxing. Got to swim everyday. Didn't feel like China! Except ...Tried to leave the breakfast with a coffee and was chased down by the staff lady - they don't want people leaving with anything!

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Shanghai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A couple of friends and I stayed here for a week and it was a great experience. Although the hotel rooms we stayed in were not the best (and lacked a window that separated the bathroom and the room itself), the facilities like the pool and the location was great. I spent pretty much all of my day either in... More 

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China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

First of all I want to apologize form my bad English – it´s not my mother language but I hope you can follow. To the topic – the Howard Johnson in Sanya - I will start with the conclusion: AVOID IT! So why is that? To be fair, it´s not an “all bad” place. No, there are really some pros... More 

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Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

When there with family of 6 people. The hotel room is nice and comfortable, the breakfast is good, international style, the Concierge was very polite and helpful and the out door pool is not bad also. The out-door playground for children is not bad to let the children to play. The only thing looks bad in the indoor pool looks... More 

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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Went there with my family of 4 people. We booked a 2 bedroom suit, and it was great! Very comfortable, bright and spacious. Seafood buffet dinner at main restaurant was very nice, we ate there 3 evenings out of 4. Concierge was very polite and helpful. Only bad thing I have to mention about happened the first day we arrived.... More 

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Stockholm
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is a crap hotel. They may call it four and a half star as much as they want. On the first look it might look like a good hotel but they don´t meet up to any standards on being a five star hotel. It is run down. There are lots of pools and they are nice and was not... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

The Hotel is HUGE. But well taken care of. Most value for your Moolah. It has 5 pools, several hot spring pools and private beach area!! Food is great. A band plays every evening and they are good. Food is better than the rest of Sanya- quality and price wise. Staff is super efficient. Every one of them from the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Reached the resort at night and immediately drawn by the size of the lobby! Food in hotel is quite pricey but nice! Rooms are great! Service is prompt! Nice pools n on way to beach can see a nice grass lawn! Private section of beach w own beach chairs! Remember to bring hotel room card to exchange for beach towels... More 

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