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Welcome on board the Emeraude, a unique and historic ship, inspired from a century ago, and experience the unforgettable beauty of Halong Bay, a World Heritage site and a New Seven Natural Wonders.
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No T7 Villa, Tuan Chau Marina | Tuan Chau, Halong Bay 202912, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An overnight cruise - fantastic. Very relaxing travelling past all the amazing little islands. Food onboard was really nice.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely end to our tour of Vietnam. The area is stunning. The cabins are fine. Everything you need for a short cruise. The food is very good but would be excellent if only it was hot !! The downside of this cruise is the extortionate...More

Thank casnut
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing with us your experience during your cruise. We are sorry that you found the cost of drinks on board too high, however, we made sure that the cost of drinks are comparable with the other boats in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A lovely cruise with helpful and friendly crew who provided great service. Appreciated that they kept us a distance from tour groups in the restaurant so that we had a quieter table. The buffet meals were quite nice, a variety and plentiful. Drinks were comparable...More

Thank Edward L
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Edward, Thank you very much for sharing with us your experience during your cruise. It was a pleasure having you on board for 3 days and 2 nights. Much appreciated on your good review. Safe travels!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely and relaxing 2nights/3days with Emeraude Cruise. Their transportation to and from Hanoi was comfortable. This big boat has 37 cabins with nice retro decor. This is not a party boat and that suits us perfectly! We have 2 nights of enjoyable...More

Thank TickingBucketList
Reviewed 23 September 2018

This was one of the highlights of our visit to Vietnam. The Emeraude is far from a young girl but has loads of oldy worldy charm and grace. She was once a paddle steamer in a past life. The accommodation is fitted out very nicely...More

1  Thank fraserfritz
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Fraserfritz, We are glad that you enjoyed your cruise of Halong Bay and was charmed by the Emeraude. You have described the boat and your whole experience very well and for that we are very grateful. We do hope you have the chance to...More

Reviewed 20 September 2018

We had a one day/night cruise on the Emeraude and this was one of our highlights of north Vietnam. The boat was very clean and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. The food was excellent and our bedroom was very nice with a...More

Thank Jonokelly
GR M, General Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Dear Jonokelly, Thank you very much for leaving us a review on Tripadvisor. We are glad that cruising with us was one of the highlights of your visit to north Vietnam. Again, thank you very much for your recommendation.

Reviewed 14 September 2018

We were spoiled by the very friendly staff in such a beautiful part of the world. Anne was a great tour co-ordinator - and the whole team were exceptional. Facilities were special - and spotless. Highly recommended for a 2 night cruise.

Thank TomR596
GR M, General Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Dear Tom, We are glad that you had a great time on the boat during your 2 nights cruise and hope you have a lot of good memories of Halong Bay. Thank you very much for your comments. Safe travels!

Reviewed 6 September 2018

visited Cat Ba and Halong Bay, cruise could have been better, the tour guides were very kind and helpful, but cruise itself or even the bay wasn't all that impressive really. Food could have been more diverse and could have showcased the Vietnamese food, but...More

Thank ainah1975
GR M, General Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Dear Guest, Firstly we would like to thank you for taking the time to let us know of your recent stay on the cruise. We are very disappointed though that your visit did not turn out to be as you have expected. With regards to...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Lovely views, good accommodation, would reccomend, but maybe not in September, to hot for me anyway, food of a high standard Vietnamese, with some Western, to short 3day 2 night looks good

Thank ken55_06
GR M, General Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Dear Guest, I absolutely agree with you, 3 days 2 nights is the best way to explore Halong Bay. Thank you very much for leaving us a good review on Tripadvisor and we are glad you enjoyed the views while cruising with Emeraude. Safe travels!

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Thanks Dan for your wonderful support during our recent cruise. Our friends needed help to make contact with family. You went beyond the call of duty for them. Glenys

Thank Getaway654864
GR M, Manager at Emeraude Classic Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Dear Glenys, Thank you very much for your comment and will surely get your message to Dan who is indeed very resourceful. Best regards!

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The rooms are well appointed but small as you would expect on a small boat. Each has a private bathroom with shower.
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