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Song Chanh Hotel

178 Duong 1 - 4, Cat Ba, Vietnam
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Song Chanh Hotel
Ranked #10 of 35 Cat Ba B&B and Inns
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

We stayed in a large double room for 2 nights which included breakfast (fried egg sandwich). On the plus side the room was huge, had great views over the harbour and was good value. On the downside the room was not clean. The bins were full, the mats needed a shake and I'm not even sure the bathroom had been... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Small clean room at the back, so reasonably quiet. Comfortable bed, all you need for a short stay. Friendly staff. Cafe downstairs does good coffee in the morning. The owner put me up free after his tourist boat failed to deliver me to Halong City. In the middle of Halong bay we failed to find his brothers boat and it... More

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Germany
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

I stayed for 2 nights in this hotel in Cat Ba town. It is a simple hotel, nothing luxurious, but at the price paid you cannot expect more. The room I was given was huge compared to all other rooms I had in Vietnam. It was clean, although the bathroom looked a bit outworn. The room had a TV, which... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2012

Quite simply, this is the best budget choice in Cat Ba. We had a room with a sea view, beautiful view, great size, AC & fan, ensuite bathroom clean and shower hot. There doesn't seem to be a website for this hotel and links on booking.com & agoda don't work, but we asked our hotel in Hue to phone for... More

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30 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012 via mobile

Great views but the owner sulked when we didn't go out on his brothers boat. Avoid their food too - its below average. Head to Bamboo around the corner.

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Perth, Australia
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46 reviews 46 reviews
29 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

I spent three nights here - the room was very large with a view onto the water. I could have paid a little less for a room without a view (USD5 instead of USD8 during this low season). I looked at a couple of rooms in different hotels but chose this one as the staff were very friendly and there... More

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Charters Towers, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

I'm calling to make a reservation for $ 10, sounds very good and I have set for two nights but on arrival boss motels that welcome us and lead us to his home, I was really surprised because this not a hotel, a popular hostel known in the Viet Nam should be just. We arranged third floor, in spacious rooms... More

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Windhoek, Namibia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
46 hotel reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2011

The manager (the tall guy in the reception who speaks good English) who runs this hotel is helpful, friendly and always ready to give any advice (the best of all, he is not pushing you to get his tours but once you are interested on booking a tour for sure he will give you all the information you need). My... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2011 via mobile

We stayed at this Hotel for three nights and felt so at home! The staff is so friendly and chilled out. Nobody tries to hassel you with tours and this is thanks to the incredible English speaking manager named Ouchaza. The only thing you get from this man is honesty and friendliness and that in the most scammy and touristic... More

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Limassol, Cyprus
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2011

We stayed at the Song Chanh hotel for 3 nights and have to say that it was one of the best budget hotels we stayed in Vietnam. The rooms are big and airy extremely clean and usually come with a beautiful view of the bay. The beds are very comfortable, Cable TV, air con and a fan is included in... More

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Address: 178 Duong 1 - 4, Cat Ba, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Cat Ba
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #10 of 35 B&Bs / Inns in Cat Ba

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