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Catba Palace Hotel

180 Nui Ngoc Street | Cat Ba Town Beach, Cat Ba 0313, Vietnam (Formerly Catba Fantasea Hotel)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall OK hotel if you are just there for the night. Staff were helpful but didn't speak much English. Food was good but a bit dry. Air conditioner wasn't working so had to use the given fan and reception insisted AC worked.

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Oulu, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel is clean and rooms are big enough. It have an elevator. Maybe try to find breakfast from some of the restaurant in the harbour of Cat Ba. We have a triple room and it was big enough for we and our two kids.

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are not many good hotels in cat ba island unless you want to pay alot of money. This hotel was nice and clean with good rooms and very nice, friendly staff and not too expensive as we were on a budget. Rooms size is good and clean with a decent bathroom. Good tv and aircon. I would stay here... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The rooms are very big and clean. However, if you are looking for a quiet place, don't stay there. They have Vietnam parties downstairs which you hear even if you are on the 4th floor. You hear everything what is happening in the hall. The stuff is very nice and helpful. You can rent a motorbike at price 100000vnd per... More

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Dereham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We stayed here as part of a tour to Halong Bay. We were surprised with the quality of hotel. The room was massive with a sofa, desk, wardrobe and big flat screen TV. It was very clean and food from the restaurant was very good also. The only criticism I have is the wifi signal was weak in our room.... More

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This hotel is relatively good compared to other CatBa hotels. It is also little more expensive, but value is still good. We stayed here for eight nights and enjoyed it. Hotel is a little bit away from the strip which is really good on weekends. Room was spacious and clean. Staff was nice and spoke good English. We only ate... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

I stayed here for two nights in early May.I was on a tour,one night on a boat,two in hotel on Cat Ba.I enjoyed my stay,in Fantasea hotel.The staff were nice,and spoke good English.I enjoyed a good breakfast,lunch,and dinner.The room was very clean,and comfortable.

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Oakland, California
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Room was spacious and clean. Good breakfast w eggs, bread, pancake, and fruit, coffee. But special kudos to the friendly and gracious staff. Now called the CatBa Palace. 5 min walk from where the bus lets you off, up a hill.

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7 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

We liked the hotel, stayed there only for one night though. Hotel staff was kind and helpful. We rented a motorbike there for cheap and the guy from the reception taught us driving it. And it was very nice of him, cause we never drove motorbikes before. We had a great trip through the island. During it we saw another... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here initially for one night as part of the fantasea 3 day 2 night trip. However we got caught in typhoon Haiyan so we had to stay one more night. We were given another nights accommodation for free and had nothing to complain about! The rooms were amazing, huge with cable tv, gorgeous comfy bed, balcony and beautiful... More

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Address: 180 Nui Ngoc Street | Cat Ba Town Beach, Cat Ba 0313, Vietnam (Formerly Catba Fantasea Hotel)
Location: Vietnam > Cat Ba
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Cat Ba
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The Cat Ba Fantasea Hotel is dedicated to provide the best facilities with international standards in a cozy and comfortable atmosphere. With our well-trained staff - full of enthusiasm and experience - our objective is to give you an unforgettable stay and a perfect service. Situated in the main street of Cat Ba town, the hotel is just a 10-minutes walk away from the 3 beautiful beaches of Cat Ba town and a 20-minutes drive from the famous National Park. Our rooms are all equipped with modern facilities and furniture, as well as a balcony overlooking the peacefulness of the town or the green mountains. ... more   less 
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