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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We booked a 2 night tour through the cat ba eco lodge, the first night was spent on a boat in Haa long bay and the second night at the lodge. The tour promised a "luxurious air-conditioned cabin" on the boat, what this turned out to be was a 4 berth cabin with open windows to ourselves and a threadbare...

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

We (2 female friends) stayed for 2 nights at the ecolodge and it was exactly what we wanted after a weekend in busy Hanoi. The location is quite remote as other reviewers have mentioned but that was exactly what we wanted! We were the only guests for most of our stay so we were waited on hand and foot. The...

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Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We arrived here - after a long trip from Hanoi by bus, then boat from Hai Phong to Cat ba town, and THEN by taxi - I was totally unaware of how FAR it was via a very very rough road - it does not look far on a map, but it is 30 mins by taxi - so not...

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Ferreira do Zezere, Portugal
Reviewed 18 September 2016

Room was large and airy. Staff were lovely. We had a problem with power cuts but that was due to a bad storm and the government turned off power for 16 hours, which wasn't the lodge's fault. Food was good, as were the prices. A little isolated but we liked that. Rented a scooter and whizzed around, which was great....

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Nguyen_Thao81, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Bernie washere, Thank you so much for your staying and comment about us. We always try our best to bring a great vocation for our guests. It was unlucky when you had not perfect vocation by bad weather. I am so gratefull that you understood it was not our fault. I hope welcoming you return with us in future...

French Riviera - Cote d'Azur, France
Reviewed 8 September 2016

My boy friend and I had been great honeymoon vocation here. Mr. Hai was excellent staff, the food a liltle bit simply anyway I like it because really vietnamese food, special Fress Spring roll. We joined the cooking class with this dish. Otherwise, we had a biking tour around the National park, Hospital cave... I stayed 3 nights and when...

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Nguyen_Thao81, Người quản lý at Cat Ba Eco-Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Jean B, On behaft of Catba Ecolodge, I would like to say thank you very much for stay with us and your comment. I hope will welcome your friend and you in future.

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 26 July 2016 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...

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Reviewed 26 July 2016 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"....

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 14 July 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....

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 19 March 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...

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Reviewed 10 January 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...

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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
Region: Vietnam > Cat Ba
Price Range: £26 - £40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cat Ba Eco-Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Dark, air conditioned - functional and clean, elevated up steps.”
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“Just ask the staff what you want and they will advise.”
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“We stayed in the rooms across the road from the main lodge and faced the main lodge. It provided a great view of the mountains. Don't drink the wine in the room, the beer is much better.”
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