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Nam Phuong Motel

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London, England, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

Yes, there are shortcomings to this hotel. Lots of stairs and no lift, very hard beds in some rooms, very strange plumbing (sink empties directly onto bathroom floor then runs down a drain...), but wake up and look out of the window and that all melts away! It's perfectly located near the ferry dock along the seafront, near to restaurants... More 

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Thank Kay B
namphuonghotel188, Chủ sở hữu at Nam Phuong Motel, responded to this review

thank you for your review. we are happy to meet you. wish you allway strong and lucky. More 

Milpitas, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

My husband and I returned to Cat Ba Second, we have stayed at motels Nam Phuong, budget rooms but also cheap price, I paid the $ 15/night. a space hotel overlooking the sea is great. Owner very friendly, they guided us on how to go to market specifically to buy seafood. we had a great time at Cat Ba.

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Thank Laurent U
namphuonghotel188, Chủ sở hữu at Nam Phuong Motel, responded to this review

Thank you for stay with ouf motel. Wish you stay healthy and happy in life.! More 

Lunteren
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8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

View was awesome, but then again, each hotel on the bay road has the same view. We paid $39 for two rooms for 5 people. Rooms were outdated, airco didn't work very well. The next day we found a better hotel. $22 for a bigger room with soft matresses.

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Thank joenxt
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Thank you for about your bad review! i want to tell you about the price of rooms: why is the difference between the hotel, because after you pay I have to pay 20% Commission for the website did you book it.. the peak season the property you direct examination will probably cheaper, or without rooms, the rooms of them will... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This hotel has some rooms with an amazing view over cat ba bay. Our room was pretty large and had two queen size beds in it. The beds were impossibly hard. We might as well have been sleeping on the floor. The pillows felt like concrete blocks. Seriously if this hotel got new bedding and mattresses this would be a... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

The Nam Phuong hotel is fine and costed only 20 dollar per night. Big and clean rooms with a great view over Cat Ba harbour (including a balcony which we really enjoyed). The owner is a nice guy who is very flexibel. We stayed here for 7 nights and we also booked a kayaking tour at the hotel with Mr:... More 

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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We got there and they moved us to a room above their restaurant. The room was small and the beds were extremely hard. No mini fridge and the hot water didn't work. In the morning, they asked us if we wanted breakfast. We got the banh mi trung sandwich. It was one of the worst Banh mi trung sandwiches I've... More 

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1 Thank James K
tuyencatbaisland, Người quản lý at Nam Phuong Motel, responded to this review

Hello james ! we are very sorry about what you went through in Nam Phuong motel and we sincerely apologize to you.We will seriously draw lessons,because we understand:''know fault without fix,it is fault'' you booking the room on very big holiday of Viet Nam(30/4,1/5-2016):Liberation day,So very busy and every hotel was full but do you know we keep the room... More 

Berlin, Germany
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32 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in nam phuong hotel for 1 night and booked a 2-day boat trip there. The rooms are ok, but not very clean. We prefered to sleep in our own sleeping bags. The bathroom was small, used-off and not so clean as well. The breakfast we had was very good and since the price is very good we thought... More 

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2 Thank Steffen W
tuyencatbaisland, Người quản lý at Nam Phuong Motel, responded to this review

hello Steffen ! thank you for your share we're sorry about your boat trip 2 days 1 night you have said: I lied you but really I lie you for what purpose? While everyone hates it. First I told you ,you will go in small group 6 people and at that moment I was calling to ask my partner to... More 

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51 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016 via mobile

Hotel was basic and good value for money. The hospitality shown to us by Mr Tuyen and staff was outstanding. Mr Tuyen kindly rented his very nice bike to us for a very reasonable day rate and organised a great day to the bays for us. He also organised a seafood dinner for us, then hot pot the following night,... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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26 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

This is a decent hotel - not fantastic, but excellent value for the price. Outstanding view of the bay, friendly proprietor, and comfortable enough. Only complaint was a hard pillow, but how can one complain when the cost was only $7 per night!

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Thank Jan S
Hanoi, Vietnam
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19 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

At less than $10 a night for a private room, you shouldn't be expecting luxury. That said, it's clean and the staff are very friendly. I would have rated it Average, but the breakfast sandwhich (Banh My Trung - Egg sandwich with tomato) was the best breakfast sandwich I have had in my 15 months in Vietnam and it costs... More 

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tuyencatbaisland, Người quản lý at Nam Phuong Motel, responded to this review

Thank you lennal Louise for taking the time to share your comments and thoughts with us - we’re glad you found the room,breakfast outstanding and the views of Nam Phuong great. We are very sorry to hear of the inconveniences you experienced during your stay - however we appreciate your feedback, as it allows us the opportunity to review the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Kitchenette
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Customers are generally English-speakers from all over the world. Couples as well as singles are very welcome on the tours; solo traveller don't feel left out because a friendly / family atmosphere is at the heart of our travels. WE STRIVE TO PROVIDE EXCELLENCE AND HOPE WE WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO WELCOME YOU .THANKS AGAIN ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nam Phuong Motel

Address: 188 Street 1/4, Cat Ba, Vietnam
Location: Vietnam > Cat Ba
Price Range: $10 - $12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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#6 On the Beach Hotel in Cat Ba
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