Rooms in he hostel are nice enough, secure and clean, good air con etc. roof top bar is reasonably priced but doesn't have a view. All in all, no complaints about the hostel itself. A great place for your first stop in Vietnam, gave out lots of reliable info about where to go next and how to get there.
However, I would say the downtown one is the same price and generally seems better, so stay there if you can.
The castaway tour was SO fun and the best way to see Halong Bay, we even saw the wild monkeys. All the guides were great, apart from Michael who was just a creep with no understanding of what is and is not appropriate. We have since met other groups who had their tour with him and made similar comments. I understand it's part of the job to get the party started, but some of the things he said and did were very offensive and made lots of girls we were with feel uncomfortable.
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