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Howard Johnson Resort Sanya Bay

No.188 Sanya Bay Road, Haipo Holiday Resort, Sanya 572000, China
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Try to get sea view rooms, they have better view and quiet at night. Two bedroom apartments good enough for the family with two kids, clean and comfortable. Cleaning is done every day on demand. Towels, bathrobes, sleepers, toiletries all provided. Swimming pools are clean, but sea side beach is open to public, it is very dirty and smells really... More 

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Thank Oybek K
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14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

The rooms are very comfortable but was let down by the shower flooding the bathroom every day. Food was so so but even if you're here on business or pleasure, not having an efficiently working wifi box in your room is quite frankly unacceptable. I complained and all I got a replacement box that still did not work. Very disappointing.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

The receptionist will call your airline to change a booking, will tell you to wait and then will go to another desk, completely ignoring you. The lights in the common areas are dim. The common areas are dimmer than outdoors, even when the lights are switched on. For room service, expect to be told “sorry no Engrish”. So why does... More 

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 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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4 Thank pangkheesuan
Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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1 Thank BeachLoverAlbert
San Diego, California
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

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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24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 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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1 Thank shanghai_city_girl
China
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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5 Thank Rabbit I
Singapore
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52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
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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5 Thank Maiyuki
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

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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