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Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The resort is very isolated, you can only get there by boat. We came as part of a tour group and stayed in a double room with no AC, the bed was rock solid! The room is very basic as is the bathroom. The very small beach area offers great views of the other islands near by, with free kayaking... More 

Thank matt9478
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Well the Sandy Beach resort has a sandy beach, there's no doubt about that. And as far as Ha Long bay area places go, it's an ok beach. However the sun lovers will be disappointed by this place as the sun disappears at about 3pm. You can however look wistfully at the resort opposite as it bathes in the evening... More 

1 Thank Gordon_Bennett_NZ
Tairua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

It is actually on Nam Cat Is. We stayed here 1 night and we're glad it was not longer. Only one staff member actually spoke to us (on arrival) for the entire visit, and didn't believe us when we said several times that we had paid for an air conditioned room. He came back later with the remotes. The dinner... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

After a day marching round busy loud Hanoi we organised a trip to halong bay and cat ba through our hotel. got on the boat and spent a night on board before heading to our bungalow retreat on Cat ba. After being slightly disappointed by the boat Cat ba was a wonderful suppose and so beautiful, peaceful and wonderful staff.... More 

Thank greenpickle2016
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

After spending two nights in buzzing Cat Ba Town, we were looking for a day on a quiet beach. Having booked the night before, it was a bit a hassle - we never got an answer to our pick up request. We ended up at a small travel agency organizing the transfer to the hotel. The guy also called there... More 

Thank Christine T
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Reviewed 21 August 2016

Unforgettable from boat transfer off cruise to arrival back in Halong. Food was good. Cabins little basic but charming. Loved the free kayaks you could borrow to explore the little bay. On departure day a typhoon was approaching so they didn't take any chances and arranged alternative route across Cat Bar Island and ferry. Guide stayed with us throughout and... More 

1 Thank AllanDublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed there for two nights as we wanted to get away from the hustle and bustle of the main islands. We arrived on Cat Ba island and had to make our way to the harbour where we could catch a boat to Nam Cat where the resort is located. When we got to the harbour we called the resort... More 

2 Thank Kate A
Barcelona, Spain
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I was there for only one night; it was a pity, because is a beatiful place for rest. It is a quite place, it's nice arrive there by taxiboat!! Bungalows are pretty good, small but ok. There is no air condition but the fan it is also ok. The staf was helpfull in everything..change money, call the taxiboat, arrange the... More 

Thank Lola B
Cheshire, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a picture perfect setting and great for a relaxing day or two. The room is basic and the bathroom in need of refurbishment, but we would return in a heartbeat as the setting is so fabulous. We stayed 3 nights (2 full days) and spent one day lazing about, kayaking and swimming and went of a full day... More 

Thank AndreaCheshire_UK
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4 reviews
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

We booked this as part of a 3 day 2 night Ha Long bay tour. The tour itself was great but our stay on the island was disappointing. The location itself is stunning but the problem comes with the the grumpy disinterested staff who don't look too happy to see us. Prices are over inflated, there is only one place... More 

Thank Adam G

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Catba Sandy Beach Resort is located on a private island - Nam Cat island - of Lan Ha Bay, Catba.What to do? Kayaking, Swimming on private beach Go fishing (please check to book) Relax at the beach Lan Ha bay and Viet Hai village tour (boat trip, bike, tour guide, entrance fees and lunch). Trip takes about 6 hours. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cat Ba Sandy Beach Resort

Address: Nam Cat Island | Lan Ha Bay, Cat Ba, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Cat Ba
Price Range: ₹ 3,818 - ₹ 7,978 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Cat Ba Sandy Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 25
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“312 gives views on two sides and has air con”
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 of 5 bubbles Gordon_Bennett_NZ, 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The bungalows far from the restaurant are more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles lolab800, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We used Cat Ba Ventures to book our travel to/from Hanoi, which made everything very easy,”
 of 5 bubbles AndreaCheshire_UK, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Not all rooms have A/C, but all face the water.”
 of 5 bubbles dsanders614, 16 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dont bother with upgrades, the rooms are so close to see it makes no difference. view is beautiful no matter where you stay.”
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