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Cat Ba Sandy Beach Resort

Nam Cat Island | Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba, Vietnam
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely private beach only accessible by boat with nice bungalows lining the back of the beech, canoes to explore the nearby bays. Good food. Unfortunately my stay only lasted a couple hours due to an injury playing volleyball but the staff were excellent. Thanh in particular who organised a speed boat to cat ba island came to the hospital to... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like it simple and rustic in an idyllic and breathtaking environment, Cat Ba Sandy Beach Resort is the ideal place to go to. Good swimming, very friendly and helpful staff. Good food, especially if you do not follow the daily patterns of barbeques. Be aware that you need to share your balcony with a second party. Best Michael... More

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United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Resort is build on isolated island with very beautiful views of lan ha bay islands. Lovely place to do kayaking and exploring caves in different islands near the resort. Food is average, Bungalows are very nice, air con only work at night. Few people among the staff are bit over smart. So the place is very beautiful, lot of fun... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stunning setting. From a distance this place looks sublime. We had a rotten time there. It's incredibly poor value for money. We booked a "Superior bungalow" for $45 (then add on the $20 boat transfers there and back) and we were allocated a shack. It looked like a converted store room - it shouldn't have been more than $10 for... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I only stayed here one night as part of group tour of Halong Bay. I had booked a single room but for some reason was given a triple which was lucky as I was able to take the slightly softer mattress on the single bed from it's metal base and put it on the rock hard mattress on the double... More

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Hillsborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Negatives: beds were too firm. Bathroom (wet room) is small and poorly lit. Electricity went off and in constantly. Air con shut off during the night, causing the three of us to wake up soaked in sweat in the middle of the night. We later learned that a fuse switch just needed flipped but that this happened regularly. Granted, we... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We spent one night here as part of a tour. We were late arriving (around dusk) but welcomed and shown to our room/bungalow. My husband was then immediately grabbed by a group of guests for a guests v staff footie game! We ate, had a few beers, went to bed, got up at 7am, had breakfast and left. It was... More

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Bamberg, Germany
3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

unfortunately this resort is no good value for the price! of course, halong bay is just wonderful and the view from the bungalows !(which are directly at the beach) are unique in the world, but the staff should definitely improve certain things! the rooms are clean but if you consider the price they are not worth the money: only a... More

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Cork, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

The location is spectacular, and I was genuinely excited to see the resort from my transfer boat. However, food is not great, little to do beyond beach and kayak, and the resort is somewhat still a work in progress (August 2014). Well worth a quick trip to experience Cat Ba Islands, but don't stay too long.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Thanh was a super guide who could not do enough to ensure my room in the bungalow was all I wanted it to be. I was travelling alone for the first time and Thanh really put himself out for me. I cant tell you what a difference it made. Cat Ba will always be unforgettable - thank you again Javed

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Address: Nam Cat Island | Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba, Vietnam
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Location: Vietnam > Cat Ba
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Number of rooms: 25
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