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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very peaceful. Starry nights, hammocks, open air eating and lobby. The service was so good. After some weary travelling we were totally taken care of by the staff- from food, to activities, to transport and more. They made you feel as if it was your home which they were happy to invite you into. By far the nicest people I... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is NOT a good place to stay! Let me explain how things went for us. First off, the website invites customers to pick up motorbikes (free to use for the lenght of stay) at a Cat Ba town hotel in the main street. We got there and were told to use a taxi instead to get to the "resort".... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

No working AC, no clean towels, no working tv, empty mini bar, soaked bathroom, no working bikes, no wifi and a terrible breakfast. Barking and growling dogs didn't make it any more comfortable. We had heard a lot of great things about Cat Ba but after our stay there we just wanted to leave the island and never come back.... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

In the middle of the jungle - monkeys howling around, bird life, farmland, where food for dinner/lunch is grown - simple rooms, friendly staff - the most Eco you can get around to our experience - but don't expect too much - it's a lodge, not a hotel... We went there off season, so the weather was rather rainy and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2016 via mobile

We love ecolodge but this was super remote for us. It is exactly 35min to/from town. It's a very rough road and the driver goes fast. I'd you get car sick or have any ailments, not a good half hour. The lodge accommodations are fine. Large rooms, excellent WiFi and good hikes and walks around the lodge. It's so remote... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there 2 nights and were very disappointed about this place! The site is very nice, the rooms are nice too and the matrasses comfortable, but this are the only things this place has to offer! You are far from everything, that was the reason why we wanted to go there, we wanted some peace. But as there is... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Unreservedly enthusiastic welcome is the first thing I got impression from the staff there from very first moment. The staff always kept their eyes on us and answered any questions whenever we asked. Nice and clean, comfortable rooms deserve an equally excellent standard of four-star hotel. The food there is fairly good, but its so expensive. It’s hard to rent... More 

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New Germany, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

We stayed there 3 nights and had a great time to be in very quiet and cool place ideal to slack off in the summer. Nice rooms and clean but quite expensive service than other hotels in CatBa Town. Acceptable food but ya have to wait quite long, I think, coz too few staffs but they did try their best... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015 via mobile

I stayed there two night. I was really disapointed. The situation is nice and quiet but that's all! For more than 35$ a night you can have much better in Vietnam or in Cat Ba were you can have a private room for less than 10$ with better service. They didn't make up the bed after our first night when... More 

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Moscow Oblast, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Very good staff - Tuan and Hang, they many help me. Very nice place - many trees, flours, good wi-fi, nice rooms. Very good cours of meditation and khikong. I realy like this place, very queit and fresh. Kseniia, Russia

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cat Ba Eco-Lodge is nestled in dramatic forested hills 13 km from Cat Ba Town. (Information on arriving and getting around.) We have a warm, friendly, Vietnamese staff and our restaurant proudly serves some of the best Vietnamese and International cuisine on the island. Even if you do not stay at our hotel you are still invited to stop by for a memorable lunch at our acclaimed restaurant. Our Eco-Lodge was designed and constructed with comfort in mind and it is immaculately maintained. The rooms are arranged in three separate buildings centered around the restaurant and common areas. Each room offers total privacy and has: Full Bathroom Hot Water Heating / Air Conditioning / Fan Mini-Bar Flat Screen TV Telephone Wireless Internet Luxuriously Comfortable Beds In the hotel's common areas you will find our restaurant and our full service bar and lounge. In the lounge computers are available with free, fast, reliable Internet. Scattered around the 7 hectare property you will find our garden, fruit trees and hidden hammocks at your disposal. We also offer free cooking classes for those interested. There are marked walking trails of different intensities leaving from our lodge's front door. A self-guided walking tours explain the area's natural features including the unusual karst landscape that makes Halong Bay so famously beautiful and a UNESECO World Heritage Site. Several beaches (including our gorgeous private beach) are within 15 minutes on bicycle. Many guests like to discover a new beach or panoramic mountain top everyday of their stay. ... more   less 

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Address: Lan Ha Bay | Xuan Dam, Cat Ba, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Cat Ba
Price Range: $35 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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