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Lovely views, good accommodation, would reccomend, but maybe not in September, to hot for me... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ken55_06
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wallasey
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Really nice relaxing couple of days

The staff were really helpful and friendly, especially Anne who greeted us on board. The rooms were... read more

Reviewed April 29, 2018
Chris Y
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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Welcome on board the Emeraude, a unique and historic ship, inspired from a century ago, and experience the unforgettable beauty of Halong Bay, a World Heritage site and a New Seven Natural Wonders.
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We had a one day/night cruise on the Emeraude and this was one of our highlights of north Vietnam. The boat was very clean and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent and our bedroom was very nice with a...More

Thank Jonokelly
Reviewed 6 days ago

We were spoiled by the very friendly staff in such a beautiful part of the world. Anne was a great tour co-ordinator - and the whole team were exceptional. Facilities were special - and spotless. Highly recommended for a 2 night cruise.

Thank TomR596
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited Cat Ba and Halong Bay, cruise could have been better, the tour guides were very kind and helpful, but cruise itself or even the bay wasn't all that impressive really. Food could have been more diverse and could have showcased the Vietnamese food, but...More

Thank ainah1975
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely views, good accommodation, would reccomend, but maybe not in September, to hot for me anyway, food of a high standard Vietnamese, with some Western, to short 3day 2 night looks good

Thank ken55_06
Reviewed July 10, 2018 via mobile

Thanks Dan for your wonderful support during our recent cruise. Our friends needed help to make contact with family. You went beyond the call of duty for them. Glenys

Thank Getaway654864
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Dear Glenys, Thank you very much for your comment and will surely get your message to Dan who is indeed very resourceful. Best regards!

Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

We traveled with group of 8 people from Australia . The bus to Halong bay is First class. The room on the cruise are clean & small but run down. In serious need of upgrade! Drinks are overpriced. It is unthinkable that cruise charges for...More

Thank Rwa01266
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Dear Guest, I would like to thank you for your review of our Emeraude and do apologize that you were not entirely satisfied with your stay. I am afraid that having free drinking water available is not the norm in most places in Vietnam. Unlike...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at the Emeraude Cruise. We did the 2 nights 3 days for our honeymoon. We chose this cruise because Anthony Bourdain stayed here on his visit and we were not disappointed. We felt as though we were transported back in...More

Thank Asuka F
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Dear Asuka, First of all I must say it was a pleasure having you on the boat for 2 nights, we do wish most of our guests would stay longer than 1 night as there is aboslutely a lot to see in the bay and...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I completed a wonderful two day, one nite excursion on the Emeraude Boat. The accommodations were very comfortable, excellent food, friendly and helpful staff trained to make the tour of Halong Bay enjoyable and memorable. Bring lots of film for your camera!More

Thank adelantad0
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2018

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for leaving us a good review and we are glad that you had a wonderful tour of Halong Bay on board the Emeraude. We do hope that you took a lot of pictures during your visit as surely one...More

Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

Spent one night on the Emmeraude and it was really lovely. Cabin was great with good facilities- shower was great although you need to remember to move the toilet roll as it will get wet - the room is a wet room! Meals on board...More

1  Thank Julie S
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear Julie, You were lucky that we were not very busy during that day and that you enjoyed your space on the Emeraude while cruising. Furthermore, that you found the program convenient and not obliging. Thank you very much for you recommendation. All the best!

Reviewed April 29, 2018

The staff were really helpful and friendly, especially Anne who greeted us on board. The rooms were small basic and clean. The restaurant food was super and catered for all tastes. The on board entertainment was very good. The bar staff were always available and...More

1  Thank Chris Y
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded May 10, 2018

Dear Chris, We are glad that we were a part of your tour in Vietnam and even more glad that you had a great time on the boat. The program seemed convenient to you considering your 10 days intensive touring prior to coming to Halong...More

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The rooms are well appointed but small as you would expect on a small boat. Each has a private bathroom with shower.
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