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Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh

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Van Long Nature Reserve | Gia Van Commune - Gia Vien District, Ninh Binh, Vietnam (Formerly Ana Mandara Ninh Binh)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The service was very good and fast. The deluxe room was really very big and clean. The location is really amazing, immerged in a quiet and silent landscape. The only thing which was not the best was the swimming pool, because it was not clean

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Agoura Hills, California
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76 hotel reviews
182 helpful votes 182 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our stay here while visiting the area. The resort is a few miles out from Ninh Binh and is right next to the Van Long Nature Reserve. The room was very spacious, quite and comfortable. The air conditioning was great as it was a very hot and humid time of year. We enjoyed walking through the lovely landscaping... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Spent three nights here after 8 days on a motorbike in Central Vietnam. It was a welcome break, and a really good place to recharge our batteries. The Ninh Binh limestone outcrops set the backdrop for the resort. Its a very large resort, over quite a decent area, so we had several leisurely walks to breakfast, lunch and dinner. We... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed 9 days at this beautiful resort. Built in typical ancient Vietnamese style in a rural, quiet area Emeralda offers well appointed rooms, fantastic organic food, relaxing spa treatments and well maintained grounds. The organic restaurant offers international and typical Vietnamese cuisine of a high standard. The friendliness and attention of the staff is another bonus not only at... More 

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EmeraldaNinhBinhGM, General Manager at Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh, responded to this review

Dear Jurgen53, Wow thank you very much for choosing Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh for your nine day stay, and it seems to us that you were truly feeling like being ‘home away from home’ for the entire time. The picture of you and our F&B team looks great, and they are very proud to receive your recognition. Hearing from a... More 

adelaide south australia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 1 night and found the bungalow rooms to be large spotlessly clean surrounded by beautiful gardens. This resort is quite isolated out of the main town area. on arrival was taken by golf buggy car to bungalow as distance from reception to rooms with luggage is a fair walk, as is the dining room for breakfast,... More 

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EmeraldaNinhBinhGM, General Manager at Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh, responded to this review

Dear Crafersadelaide, We are delighted that your stay with us was enjoyable. Yes it is true that our resort is quite ideal for honeymoon vacation, yet other travelers will be able to have a totally relaxed experience with us too. As the resort has an enormous area of 16ha, if you are not the type of guests who prefer walking,... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning grounds with many pools. The rooms are nice but not breath-taking. Service is polite but the level of English is very low so it's rather hard to understand the employees. One things that bothered us a bit was the Vietnamese guests who pick up their young daughters to let them urinate right next to people having their breakfast.... More 

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EmeraldaNinhBinhGM, General Manager at Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh, responded to this review

Dear Singaporegypsy, Thank you for your constructive review. First of all, we must apologize for any inconveniences caused with regards to the number of family guests with kids. We assure you this is an isolated incident, and we are already looking into how we can find ways to keep this issue under control. Despite this and the uncomfortable feeling you... More 

Mooloolaba
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This resort had everything.... nice rooms, pools, beauty treatments, lovely meals. However it was huge and took ages to walk from the far end to the breakfast area. Also the rooms smelt stale and we were told not to open any doors in case of mosquitoes.... a shame! We felt coralled off from the local people and could not see... More 

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EmeraldaNinhBinhGM, General Manager at Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh, responded to this review

Dear Barb2306, We appreciate your feedback regarding the recent stay at our resort. Thank you for your nice compliments on our rooms, pools, spa, food, and staff, all of which brought to you a lovely experience. The beauty of our resort is being isolated from the hustle and bustle of city life. While many guests choose to stay with us... More 

Montpellier, France
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Everything functions perfectly well: the rooms are large and well-apppointed (big well-functioning showers, bathrobes, kettle...), and the use of wood inside and greenery outside should give a nice lodge feeling. But it somehow doesn't work. It all feels too artificial and soulless. The breakfast buffet is above average.

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EmeraldaNinhBinhGM, General Manager at Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh, responded to this review

Dear Anne Marie L, Thank you for choosing our resort for your recent trip. We appreciate your insight on the experience you had with us. We are very sorry that our facilities and services could not impress you, despite your kind words on the rooms, wooden furniture, and greenery. Hopefully you will let us have the opportunity to restore your... More 

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49 reviews 49 reviews
21 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This was the best place we have stayed in Vietnam and we stayed in 18 hotels in a month!! We chose this hotel because of its location and style and it met our expectations, a very nice management team and very helpful indeed. The rooms are all very spacious and full of luxury and the smells in the rooms are... More 

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EmeraldaNinhBinhGM, General Manager at Emeralda Resort Ninh Binh, responded to this review

Dear Matsy C, Your amazing compliment really made our day, and we cannot thank you enough for recommending us as the best hotel in Vietnam during your whole month of travelling and staying in 18 hotels. We are glad that you loved the luxury feel we have to offer, and the hotel’s unique style, flawless rooms, and appetizing food could... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

First if all this resort is over rated, all pictures on their website are Photoshopped and their carefully chosen angles raised your expectations. We stayed one night and by far it's the worst hotel experience in 2 months trip in Asia. The hotel is 4 years but looks like a 10years old establishment. I mean from the looks of the... More 

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