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Reviewed today via mobile

We really enjoyed 3 days, 2 nights on this cruise. We were sold it by our hotel in Hanoi and it seems (so our guide told us when asking not to tell another couple!) we got a good deal. Therefore we recommend not booking directly but through hotel in Hanoi. The cruise was beautiful, rooms and food certainly 5 star. The day 2 activity was great in Cat Ba starting with tough but beautiful hike in Cat Ba national park, then amazing caves including hospital cave, then insanely good lunch at a beach resort and finished with an hours swimming.

There were a few very minor issues but not worth noting and the cruise manager provided a free bottle of wine and free tea, coffee and water to make up for this.

Really it was well worth it and we highly recommend it.

Date of experience: May 2019
3  Thank billyo952
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went on the 1 day Lan Ha and Ha Long Bay boat tour from Cat Ba Island. Our guide, Son, was great, really friendly and happy, knew loads about the local area and was very engaging. Kayaking was great and we got to spend lots of time exploring the caves, as well as some time spent swimming and jumping of the boat. They even had a shower available for after you have been swimming in the sea. We were taken to less busy parts of the bays so there were not too many big boats spoiling the views, instead just the floating villages which add very interesting touch to the visit. The lunch was a lovely Vietnamese spread and we even got a snack in the afternoon. Overall a great day out, excellent value for money, wonderful guide who could not do enough for us, and left us smiling all the way back to Hanoi!

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Alicemc23
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Best trip ever. I had special experiences With professional staft , enthusiasm. You must try one time in your life. You can be connect many friends from many country in the world.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank tranggsunn
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The ship was very luxurious, the view from my room and bathroom was the best! The food was great and the staff very gentle :) ho tinh speaks english very well!! I want to come back and stay 3 days-2 nights next time!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Marcela A
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful boat trip today with Son. There was only 6 of us which made it very personal and more like a private tour! We enjoyed swimming near a private beach, kayaking and visiting the floating house. Son went one step further and took us to Monkey Island, even though this was an extra! The food and service on the boat was second to none! Amazing day and would 100% recommend

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank 944abbil
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We couldn't be happier with our decision to take a cruise with Serenity. First of all, the service was amazing! From the personal pickup at our hotel to accommodation of our dietary needs, everything felt high end and ensured that we could relax.

On the dietary note, my girlfriend has a gluten allergy and I'm vegetarian, an often difficult combination while traveling. The staff went above and beyond to make sure we were well fed, never did it feel like it meals were lacking compared to the rest of the guests and we never had to question the contents of our food.

On that note, the food was fantastic. Some of the best we've had in Vietnam.

The cruise itself took us away from the touristy areas, with some amazing excursions. Our wonderful tour guide, Tay, took us hiking, caving and swimming all the time explaining the history and culture of Vietnam. Tay was genuine and wonderful and really made our trip the best it could be.

If you're considering a cruise, Serenity is an excellent choice. You won't regret it!

Date of experience: May 2019
2  Thank RickTakes
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