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Ranked #29 of 38 Cat Ba B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Gouda, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

DON'T go here, we stayed 1 night but it was awful. Airco was noisy, windows were not clean so seaview room did not matter. No warm water, shower and toilet is full of water after a shower because of bad showerhead. We had bugs in our bed the morning after. Staff extremely rude, not even saying hello or goodbye when... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

After only just reading the reviews of this place I am extremely Suprised we had nothing stolen. We managed to get a huge double room for 15 dollars. The view of the harbour was great. Don't expect to get your room cleaned , no matter how long you stay. The room was clean on arrival , bathroom fine - our... More 

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Milan, Italy
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

we stay her for one night and we moved the next one in another hotel. quite distant from the center. IS NOT a B&B. they do not offer breakfast at all. the room was expensive (15$ for a double room). the owners were very unpleasant and they do not speak english. the room was big with nice view, but dirty!... More 

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Sapa, Vietnam
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

We had money stolen from our room on the final night and only realised once we were on the train. I have nothing positive to say about this place. I'm extremly upset and dissapointed.

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Shanghai, China
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2011

One thing i learned about Vietnamnese is that they seem pretty innocent but DON'T TRUST ANY OF THEM, they just want your money. We stayed at the bay view hotel and got robbed by the reception guy who has back up key and have access to every room. They robbed us and called the police, the local police doesn't speak... More 

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Shanghai, China
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2011

We were robbed in this hotel too, everything looked so nice... They have a room (101) where they keep copies of all the keys, anyone from the staff can just go in and take the keys and rob you like they did to us. The cook threatned us with a knife, we complained too much so police came and arrest... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2011

This hotel seems good value with large rooms. Staff are helpful and willing to arrange things for you, but: it is a facade! We were robbed in this hotel: money and memory cards were stolen by hotel staff while cleaning our room. Unfortunately we only found when we'd already left Cat Ba island.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

We paid 22 USD each nights for a dooble bed room (2 people) which was one of the most expensive hotel we have done. And not the better one! Staff is not nice and bad english spoken except one girl, the guy who welcomed us had taken drugs before according to his face... Bed sheets werent clean at all. Otherwise,... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2011

When we arrived at Cat Ba we just walked in to ask for a room and they had one available with a great view of the sea. The room was large enough for us, but the bed sheets could have been better. The staff was very friendly and helpful. As other reviewers mentioned, this hotel is in a price/quality range... More 

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Fremantle, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
25 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2011

I only stayed here because there seems to be a gap in Cat Ba town between countless very low standard hotels and a handful of nice but over priced ones. My sheets had obviously been slept in before, were full of cigarette burns, were damp, and the "blanket" was a very thin coverlet which didn't keep me warm at all.... More 

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Address: Cat Ba, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Cat Ba
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Ranked #29 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Cat Ba
Number of rooms: 6

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