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Catba Princes Hotel

Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba, Vietnam
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Ranked #15 of 16 Hotels in Cat Ba
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 via mobile

A good hotel to stay I traveled to Cat ba with some Australian friend, we checked in Catba Princes Hotel, the receptionist gave us 2 good rooms with mountain view. The next day hotel arranged us a trip to visit Lan ha bay, they guided us to their hotel private beach named The Cove Beach Resort that is an amazing... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The staff was friendly, very helpful to the point they went out of their way to make sure everything was fine. The breakfast was very good. The location was good for us. We wanted to be near the Cat Ba Town, but still close enough to go to the beach and we was right to stay at Princes Hotel. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Stayed with a group of 8 people for 4 nights. The Hotel has everything you can ask for in terms of comforts with a 3-4 star standard. The staff was very friendly and helped with everything from changes of rooms, printing to guiding. The best part was the terass and the dazzling view. The only let down was the limited... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

My friends and I stayed here for 3 nights. We simply loved it !! Our rooms were really clean with everything we needed for our stay. Great location too !! Definitely come back next time when we visit the island !!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Alot of poor reviews for this place and they are all correct. My first room was covered with mould, bleech possibly chlorine an other hazardous fumes. The wifi is useless, beds are as hard as the ground, the bathrooms are falling apart etc. So I paid more Money for a better room, aircon was dodgy, cable tv didn't always work,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for 3 nights in one of the recently refurbished suites and was pleasantly surprised by the value for money we got. Location is good, close to the seafront and most of the action. The room itself was good and spacious, two separate rooms, one of them with sea view. AC worked well and the bathroom... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

even the service is bad, no one speak english ( the hotel declare himself as *** star class ), the breakfast is negligeable, it provides you only one towel by person, the wifi works ok in the hall but bad in the room ( working only in few parts of the room). the bathroom is ok but the bathtub is... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We stayed here for 1 night as part of an STA Travel Cat Ba Island trip. They chose and booked this hotel, not us. Of our 16 days in Vietnam this was the least impressive hotel of the lot. The room was ok in size but very tired and dated and smelled a little fusty. The air con and fridge... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Rooms are ok:spacious but mine had several little problems such as air conditioning dying and water tipping. All the hotel restaurants were closed which affected the quality of the breakfast which was instant noodles. If you're waiting for relaxing and doing a lot of activities here, consider also the nightclub inside the hotel. It get's very noisy. Can't recommend this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stayed here 1 night in mid-April, and it was our first night after a very, very long trip. It is within walking distance from the ferry. The breakfast was good, and the view was great from the rooftop. Room was fine but nothing special. Bed was very firm, as we found are all beds in SE Asia. Staff is... More 

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