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211, 1-4 street | Khu T.T. Du Lich, Cat Ba, Vietnam
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Ranked #7 of 19 Specialty lodging in Cat Ba
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We did a tour 2 days, 1 night on boat with this hostel, it's 70$ for 1 person. We are very happy of our tour, the bay it's just amazing... The boat was cool and drive by one guy, and there was a cook as well, we eat some great food (fish, chinese nem, vegetables...) enough for every body. The... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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10 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We had reserved the 40 m square room but when we arrived found that the owners had taken over the room months ago for their own use, had not contacted us and tried to charge us the 40 metre price for a 20 metre room. We had to argue with them to get them to lower the price to the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We are a family of four, and we stayed four nights at this hotel. The room was small for that many people, but it was clean and pretty and with a large wardrobe for stashing our clothes. The staff were kind and friendly. On the Cat Ba strip, and for $12 a night, it's difficult to imagine doing better.

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Ostrava, Czech Republic
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Ngoc Hoa hotel is situated in the south of Cat Ba island in Lan Ha bay. We stayed there for two nights and had a big room with bath, TV, fridge, wifi and wonderful view on the whole bay. Close to the hotel are lots of restaurants. Staff is very fine and helpful and help you with organisation of trip... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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25 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Positives: Good location, Huge 40m square triple room for me and my fellow travelers with 3 double beds. Cheap beer available for purchase at reception. Outstanding view on the 3rd floor of Halong Bay. Price was a low season bargain at 20 dollars per night but this is less that the internet offers so it might be better to just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

We did not stay at the Ngoc Hoa hotel, but we did book our Ha Long Bay day trip through them (option #3 on the yellow paper). After doing some research we discovered that this hotel arranged the tours and then all the other hotels in the Cat Ba area booked the Ngoc Hoa's tour but then charged a few... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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28 hotel reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

We paid $9 for a fan room at Ngoc Hoa. I think it was $12 for air. We opened the windows and turned on the wall fans which drowned out the street noise all night and let in the cool sea breezes. Fewer horns were honking in Cat Ba than in Hanoi so this worked just fine. Room 401 had... More

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Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2012

Hotels look to the sea wonderful. The room layout is simple, with two small beds, but appropriate for pay $ 8 to this room. Service style dominant nothing, I've been here 3 nights, but they do not change the sheets or clean the room to us, the owners of hotel all way want we had to buy tour from him.... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2012 via mobile

On arrival at Cat Ba we were greeted by a swarm of hoteliers offering us rooms for $6 a night, we checked out a few, including the duc tuan which is highly rated on trip advisor, and found them mainly to be a bit grim. This one however is quite newly renovated and clean, with a lift, which is quite... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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5 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2011

During checkout there was some confusion about the number of nights we slept there (2 nights and the lady was constantly saying 3, I guess counting the days and not the nights). Then she couldn`t find our pasports any more. When she maid the check, she counted a different amount of how much she needed to give us back (only... More

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Address: 211, 1-4 street | Khu T.T. Du Lich, Cat Ba, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Cat Ba
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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Good location, new model, elevator and free wifi, overlooking to Cat Ba bay, good price, good food, friendly trip operator ... more   less 
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