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Catba Palace Hotel

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very poor hotel. The room was dirty and dingy. The bathroom was also dirty and the shower was poor. The service was what made this hotel very poor. It took three seperate requests to ger our passports back. We were also told to hand our key in when we left but found no one around when we got back...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old hotel very different from the pictures. It's a short walk from the Main Street with no view and poor rooms. Very basic bathroom with pathetic shower. we went in nov and changed hotels to a much nicer place for the same price $15 usd. Would not recommend. Lady at front desk unhelpful and refused to return passports. Desk was...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We slept on the 4th floor. Our room had a fluorescent light (not cozy at all) and the "curtains" didn't hide anything. The shower was dramaticly bad! The showerhead gave maybe 3 beams of water, so in order to have a descent shower we had to sit on the floor and use the tap below the showerhead. Just not okay.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dirty sheets and bed was full of hair. Hotel next door was undergoing some construction work so very noisy. Shower weak and also dirty. Wanted to leave as soon as possible. No idea how this hotel is so highly rated.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Catba Palace was clean and spacious. Good value for the price. The staff was helpful. It's down a side street which is good if you want quiet, but away from the main drag so you will have a walk to go anywhere.

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London, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed at the Catba Palace Hotel for 2 nights. We paid 20 USD per night for a standard room with a king size bed. We had room 203 and felt it was fine for the price. The room was spacious. The bathroom was spacious with a separate glassed in shower, with hot water and good water...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed November 4, 2016

There is a distinct lack of quality accommodation in Cat Ba, it feels like if you can get a room at the Sunrise Resort, you are left a lot of somewhat outdated hotels at rock bottom prices and varying quality. I'd say that Cat Ba Palace looks probably better than the others in this category. Among the positives are its...

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Reviewed October 24, 2016

We spent three nights here in the enormous room 603. The location was great, a quick walk to the hustle and bustle, but far enough away to be nice and quiet. The staff here are wonderful. The room could use a little TLC, but was tidy and fine for our purposes (and great for the price.)

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Nothing to complain about - good room, clean, quiet and nice staff. Breakfast a bit limited but you're not paying much for it. Recommend if you're ok with something simple and spending most of your time outside anyways!

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Israel
Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

Good value for money. Clean and comfortable room but small. The manager helped us to organize the tours around the island. Very nice person, he allowed us to check out 1 and half our later so we can travel in the national park and take a shower before taking the bus and boat back to Hanoi.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Catba Palace Hotel

Address: 180 Nui Ngoc Street | Cat Ba Town Beach, Cat Ba 0313, Vietnam (Formerly Catba Fantasea Hotel)
Location: Vietnam > Cat Ba
Price Range: $13 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 18
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Cat Ba
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Cat Ba
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Room 603 is large with lots of windows.”
 of 5 bubbles 732beckyn, Oct 24, 2016 | Read review
“I was room 302 and it was nice with two twin beds.”
 of 5 bubbles JohnY742, Sep 16, 2016 | Read review
“The closer to the lobby you are, the better chance you have of getting slightly more reliable (but still unreliable) wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles 993taniad, Jul 8, 2016 | Read review
“Cat ba island is very cowded in Summer, especially on weekend. book hotel in advance when your family are going to visit.”
 of 5 bubbles Tim229, Jun 13, 2016 | Read review
“At present (October 2015) rooms on the front are a little noisy due to building work on the front street but it is not terrible.”
 of 5 bubbles 482jamesk, Oct 21, 2015 | Read review
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