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Howard Johnson Resort Sanya Bay

No.188 Sanya Bay Road, Haipo Holiday Resort, Sanya 572000, China
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Howard Johnson Resort Sanya Bay
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Ranked #32 of 1,171 Hotels in Sanya
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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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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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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The hotel is huge. It has a very large lobby. It has three swimming pools. The pool at the East Wing is especially designed for children. The centre pool is the largest and beautifully decorated with tropical trees lining up both sides. It has an indoor pool for hot spring at the West Wing, unfortunately we weren't able to use... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

I went for the October holidays, I was very satisfied. The Hotel is nice, with good covered spaces, nice rooms, a wonderful swimming pool area and one unbelievable grass lawn. We were welcomed by a Nepalese guy very kind and speaking a good English. The rooms are comfortable and well maintained, with a small balcony and good view (better choose... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Hotel has nice grounds and the lobby and bar area is very nice, very exotic. But: The rooms definitely need a makeover. And the most important information for all non-chinese travellers: Between the bathroom and the bed is no wall. Yes, no wall, no glas or anything else. Obviously the chinese and russian guests don’t mind, but we were a... More 

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Stayed here with a group for a week on Hainan. Generally a very good hotel, quite nice decor and a giant area covered. It took quite a bit of navigation to find your way around. Lots of local Chinese guests and quite a few Russians which was quite interesting for this part of China. Did not have to deal much... More 

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Shanghai, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Staff were literally shocking, none of them spoke English and Howard Johnson is a western chain so you'd think they'd at least have one or two people who had a basic understanding. The staff were just a bunch of kids really with no training, they were all rude and loud. The staff around the pool spent all day shouting at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I really enjoyed the stay, amazing room, swimming pools and beaches. We stayed in a two bedroom suite and there was more than enough space for 4 persons. We had a balcony with stunning beach view! Room, hotel: Room was spacious, clean except the tissue papers smelled mouldy. I guess not many people book the two bedroom suite so these... More 

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