Halong Bay Cruises

Gabrienlla

Fabulous

Reviewed 2016-12-19

My family had a wonderful time with Flamingo. This lovely boat was the highlight of our tour to Vietnam with Halongbaycruises.org. We received a very warm welcome when we arrived at lunchtime and were served with a delicious five course lunch. Our cabin was really comfortable. The staff were really friendly and the service was superb. Our trip included kayaking and swimming in the afternoon followed by cocktails on the sundeck at sunset. The chef taught. The evening meal, again five courses, was delicious and well presented. In the morning, we got up early to see the sunrise and did Tai Chi class on the sun deck. After a light breakfast we went to see the amazing Sung Sot Cave and then returned to the boat to have brunch. We were disappointed to leave at lunchtime and would have loved to have stayed for another night on the boat. Next time maybe we will definitely booked for 3D2N.

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Katie Young

An amazing trip with Flamingo Cruise

Reviewed 2016-12-18

My family had an amazing time on Flamingo Cruise! This boat is new, the cabin is cozy, the food is excellent, the activities were great and the staff was the best, from the manager to the crew, they were so , informative, helpful,friendly and really made our trip great. We had a very enjoyable time on Flamingo Cruise. They take us to some great sites to swim and Kayak. Halong Bay itself is beautiful and well worth the trip. Highly recommended!

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Howard Jimmy

Highlight of trip to Vietnam

Reviewed 2016-12-02

We went to Halong Bay with the Imperial Classic Cruise for 2D1N. The whole trip on Halong Bay was excellent, well planned. There was a good balance of cruising, beautiful scenery and day-time activities. I found it relaxing especially the kayaking and caving. The rooms are really nice. The food was great. Plus, we couldn't have hoped for a more friendly crew and tour guide. This boat trip was definitely the highlight of my trip in Vietnam. One more person to thanks to is Mr. Kenny who arranged the tour for us, he gave us a good recommendation. Thumbs up.

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Richer Lee

"Beautiful location, boat and people"

Reviewed 2016-09-19

We did a three day cruise on Pelican Cruise at the end of our 3-week trip to Vietnam. Overall, we had a great experience. Our guide spoke excellent English, was knowledgeable about the area, and was engaging. The crew was very professional, the boat was lovely, and the food was tasty and plentiful. The 3-day trip had a good mix of planned activities and down-time, and I felt very pampered overall.

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Lisa Omela

“Amazing experience”

Reviewed 2016-09-19

We booked our tour via Halong Bay Cruise after being confirmed that this would be the right tour for us...not so many people, nice rooms and staff on board....and we weren't disappointed! The room on the Pelican Halong Cruise we had was very nice, had a large bed and windows that opened up off the edge of the boat...was a great view when you looked out and especially a great view to wake up to! The boat itself was very clean, we are vegetarian and the chef had made us a special meal made from soya, it was delicious. We were the only vegetarians on the boat and we felt special that we got our own dish make for us freshly! it was delicious! We watched the sun go down and the scenery was fantastic. On the day tour we had the chance to take a kayak and go around, which was a great little adventure as you can go through caves. We also visited a cave where many other boat were visiting, so nothing special here. Overall a great experience! i would go again if i returned.

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Kevin Matth

Excellent Staff, Great Views, Good Facilities.

Reviewed 2016-09-19

We were recommended the Pelican Halong Cruise by friends who spent a night on the boat 2 months ago - we were not disappointed! The rooms on the boat were spacious . The food was amazing - lunch, dinner, breakfast and lunch were all provided - there was plate after plate of delicious seafood dishes and the presentation was stunning! Our guide, Tony was very knowledgeable and his English was good. The crew were all friendly and helpful. We all enjoyed the kayaking and swimming and visit to the fishing village as well as relaxing on the sun-loungers on the boat deck. I will definitely be recommending Pelican Halong Cruise as a wonderful way of spending time on Halong Bay.

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Jasmine Lee

Heaven on the water - Great Cruise!

Reviewed 2016-09-19

Amazing nature. A pearl hidden around thousands of rock formations. A must place to visit in Vietnam. Had 1 night 2 day on Cruise 1. Perfect crew-food-program-organization. Definetely recommended. Well worth the price...An fantasic experience, one not to be missed if you are planning a trip to Vietnam.The trip was unforgettable! When we arrived to board the boat, the crew took care of everything for us.

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Pack Hee Won

Beautiful cruise

Reviewed 2016-09-17

We did a 2 day, 1 night tour with Alisa Cruise and were very pleased with the trip. Positives: clean, comfortable boat with good facilities and nice food, varied itinerary, excellent tour guide with good knowledge of the area, funny and good English language skills. Nice mix of people on the tour.Overall, we would highly recommend the tour, as would others we spoke to and it seems to be one of the best available.

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Lee Ming Soo

“Had a fantastic time”

Reviewed 2016-09-17

My husband and I booked a two night three day cruise with Signature Cruise with our 7 year old daughter and we had a fabulous time. The boat is stunning, you really do feel like you are being spoilt by the service they provide. Our dedicated guide, Dan, was fantastic, really informative but also a really nice person to share this incredible experience & place with.Highly recommend!

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Natasa Mela

“Everything we had hoped for”

Reviewed 2016-09-17

This was one of the highlights of our holiday, the whole experience was very special. We did the 2 nights 3 days on Pelican Halong cruise and thoroughly enjoyed every minute if it. The food was delicious, our rooms were comfortable and what we expected on a boat like this The crew on the boat are fantastic and go out if their way to make sure that you have a great and memorable time... A big THANK YOU to all if you for ensuring we had a lovely time with you.

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Wang Chung Hu

Great cruise:)

Reviewed 2016-09-17

We enjoyed our 3d2n on the Signature Cruise. The room(deluxe) is very clean and nicely arranged. The tour guide speaks good english, and is very knowledgable and entertaining. Kayaking is free. All meals are provided on the boat, the food is good. All meals are provided by drinks is chargeable. We made friends on the cruise, everyone get to know each other. It was nice! They even organise a sunset party with free alcoholic drinks. Recommend it!

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Rosalia henchiot

Just amazing

Reviewed 2016-01-08

We had a good trip to Halong bay on The Imperial Classic Cruise. Everything was just wonderful: The staff, the activities and the scenery. We got the bus pick up from Hanoi until the bus back to the city has been incredible and have made our travel even more amazing. Thank you all!!

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Kimly Hong

Good boat and well operated

Reviewed 2016-01-07

They picked us from Hilton Hotel Hanoi at 8 Am and got arrival Halong Bay after 4hrs. Lunch provided on boat with sea food, beef, chicken and vegetable. Got exceeded from what expectation.

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Johnnie Hong

What a wonderful cruise!

Reviewed 2016-01-02

Last month our family went for a package for 2 days and 1 night trip with Flamingo Cruises and had a really good time. The boat is very comfortable and clean. The service was excellent. The quality of the food is really high. We were very well fed with at least 4 courses for lunch and dinner. I would definitely recommend staying for 2 nights if you can as you get to see much more of the bay, which is stunning.

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Thomas Tracey

Relaxing Halong Bay Cruise

Reviewed 2016-01-01

2 days 1 night trip spending overnight on the Imperial Classic Cruise was the best experience in the whole trip to Vietnam for us and we felt very satisfied with the quality. The Imperial Cruise has a very relaxed atmosphere and it has a nice open area to do tai chi or just chill while cruising. The room was clean and new with a magnificent view of the bay. Food is excellent. We enjoyed the kayaking trip and the visit to the sung Sot cave. The staff speak good English and that made it easier for us to communicate and ask questions. Overall, I recommend this trip for anyone who loves nature.

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Denise Nguyen

Fantastic Cruise and wonderful service

Reviewed 2015-12-31

Before choosing the cruise, I researched a lot, it is not difficult to find cruise ships by the Bay, where the crew was drug and finds rats by boat. This cruise is a new cruise. Crew are attentive, careful and honest. All included in the price, except for drinks. Cooking class, tai chi , kayaking and lots of food. They serve 3 meals, but you leave the table super satisfied. It was a rich and pleasurable experience. Highly recommend.

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Marita

The 5 star cruise, the best way to see Halong bay

Reviewed 2015-12-31

The Halong Pelican cruise is a 5 star cruise - the best way to discovery the majestic Halong Bay. The accommodation and also boat was beautiful, comfortable. The food was superb. The staff were friendly and attentive, My mum and I had a wonderful time! Tips - If you want to have good trip with reasonable price, book it with reliable company. I booked with Mr. Kenny from www.halongbaycruises.org and I am satisfied with.

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Solbin Kang

We love it.

Reviewed 2015-12-31

The tours were well organised, a lot of activities, so much fun. The staff are very helpful. Food was good and bed was very comfortable. Highly recommended pelican cruise. The staff at the booking office even followed up with us at our hotel after our stay and gave us gifts at the end of the stay. I love their attitudes, they gave me good memory of Vietnam and Vietnamese.

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Kevin Goh

A great time with the Royal Palace Cruise

Reviewed 2015-12-31

At the beginning of the trip, our guide Mr. Lucky said the boat is called the Royal Palace because they want treat their guests like Kings and Queens. It's true, all the staff was attentive and gracious in pampering guests. It will be a good choice for you. Good value for the money for what we have paid.

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Andrea M

Memorable!!!

Reviewed 2015-12-30

Magnificent Halong Bay, a great privilege to have been able to live 24 hours in the bay aboard a junk Pelican company. A cabin worthy of a grand hotel. Refined meals at both the quality of the presentation. A competent and very friendly staff. coves and caves to visit breathtaking and to top sunset and sunrise over the bay. Pure happiness.

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Clarence Chen

Highlight for this tour

Reviewed 2015-12-30

HALONG BAY CRUISE ONE DAY is very relaxing full day trip. The itinerary is very excellent, the food magnificent and the staff are more than friendly as well as entertaining. We booked directly at their head office no 61 Lo Su Street and highlight for this tour.

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Ms. Aprille Gillon

Wonderful trip

Reviewed 2015-12-30

Fantastic cruise and we would like to recommend HALONGBAYCRUISES.ORG for Halong Bay Full Day Trip. The cruise facilities were great and the scenery was beautiful along the way. The staff worked hard to provide great service the whole way through and we were especially grateful for the extra efforts made to help us celebrate our anniversary in style.

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Mr.Edward Chevrier

Super quality

Reviewed 2015-12-30

Best tour and best quality for day tour and we highly recommend this company. Good food with seafood. Guide, driver and boat... are excellent.

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Ms. Aprille Gillon

Mr. Shinji Matumoto

Reviewed 2015-12-30

We had a wonderful holiday. It was so nice the trip in Halong Bay. Delicious food and excellent guide.

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White Dolle

Perfect trip on Royal Palace Cruise

Reviewed 2015-12-30

We took two days one night trip. It was the highlight of my trip in Vietnam. Royal palace Cruise - 4 star boat, 5 star service and amazing staff. They always feel they have't done enough for us, always caring and attentive. We were warmly welcomed by drum and rose petal which made us feel so special. Highly recommend! The room is spacious and well appointed , very comfortable bed and great shower. The food is so delicious, good quality and plentiful. The itinerary is combined between relaxing time and activities like visiting cave, kayaking, swimming, squid fishing and scenic cruising. Thanks for tour-guide Tony and all the staff on the boat for great service and wonderful experience.

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James

On top for 3 star cruise in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-12-29

My girlfriend and I went on this cruise after seeing it advertised in our hotel on Hanoi. We had such an incredible time. The staff were great, our host Hoai was really fun and helped us with everything. We met a great group of people and the trip was fun filled with activities, from visiting an island beach, kayaking, spring..

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Bruce Lansciard Almar

Amazing trip!!

Reviewed 2015-12-29

We have with this boat sailed around Halong bay. Both the public areas and rooms have beautiful wooden ornaments. We booked the middle class cabin, but got upgraded to the royal suite, a very nice room. The meals are well cared for and nice. The kayaking and visiting the cave be fun.

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William Robert Brown

Nice boat and good service

Reviewed 2015-12-27

Very nice food,comfortable bed,not too much hopping from one activity to another, the transfer to halong bay which is included...

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HYOJEONG KIM

Best company for Halong bay one day

Reviewed 2015-12-27

Perfect and just perfect and we could not expect for more from what we have paid for Halong Bay Cruise one day. Pick up from Hanoi hotel and brought back after the trip very smoothly. Good seafood and very informative guide. Strong recommend!

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Angela Coghlan Chin

Exceptional for Glory Legend Cruise

Reviewed 2015-12-27

The boat GLORY LEGEND CRUISE was just beautiful with character but comfortable clean and not to big to relax. The food was exceptionally good and plentiful, the location stunning.The staff did all they could to make our stay enjoyable and comfortable with a good balance between providing service but not being overly attentive, knowing how little they are paid they were excellent thank you Halong Bay Cruises and GLORY LEGEND CRUISE.

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Guru Helchiot

Just satisfied!!!

Reviewed 2015-12-26

We are a family of 4 with two teenagers girls. We were pickup by shuttle bus from the hotel in Hanoi. We enjoyed all aspects the cruise. The boat is very nice, the room are conformable with bathroom and toilete. We received the upper deck rooms which is the best. The cruise is much longer than other companies going to the two most beautiful bays. This also include a 45 min kayaking and a trip to the surprise cave. The owner of the boot called The King joind us to see the service and indeed the best part is the service which is perfect! Bottom line a highly reccomended cruise excellant value for mony.

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Rubs

Unglaublich Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-12-25

Unglaublich, friedlich und sehr entspannend. Die Crew in Imperial Kreuzfahrt waren so gastfreundlich. Sie bereiteten sogar ein separater Tisch für meine Familie, seit wir Unannehmlichkeiten auf unserem ersten Mittagessen trafen. Im großen und ganzen ist es sehr gut!

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Mabel Tan

Good boat and nice Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-12-25

We enjoyed our tour to Halong Bay and would like to recommend this cruise for 2 days and 1 night on the boat. The cabin looked luxury following Asian Style so very elegant. Tour guide and driver were really good at their jobs

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Angel

Awesome :)

Reviewed 2015-12-22

The staff were really good, and the food was great. The views are awesome. I love this trip and definitely recommend to all of my friends:)

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Caroline Milag

Excellent service

Reviewed 2015-12-22

Our trip was fantastic. My family love this trip:) All were good, the best part was our guide - Mr Johny. He is funny, knowledgeable and responsible. I think he is the biggest asset of the company. Thank you very much for taking a good care of us.

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Sonita Tan

Family trip

Reviewed 2015-12-21

That was the family trip, a lot of fun. The whole experience was planned and perfectly. Our guide was very helpful, especially with food arrangements for my nephew:) My big family love the seafood so that was the trip for us:) The tour days were enjoyable, especially the sea swimming part! Surely recommend.

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Tze

Excellent

Reviewed 2015-12-21

The cruise experiences is wonderful. View is good. Helpful staff, especially Peter(Dat), he help us a lot on dealing with local issue and food was perfect,

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Catherine

Great

Reviewed 2015-12-21

I had a good good trip. Our guide Viet and the rest of the staff were excellent. The food was good and they catered to all the passengers dietary requirements. Glory legend Was great and their arrangements worked very well. Thumbs up :)

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Jenny

Stunning scenery, fantastic cruise.

Reviewed 2015-12-20

Amazing experience for our honeymoon in Vietnam. We were on a boat with only 11 people which made it quiet and comfortable. The staff were brilliant - very friendly & entertaining & the the food was superb. Our deluxe room was delightful, with a small balcony outside. Above all, though the scenery was amazing, like one time in the lifetime:) This has to be one of the most serene places on earth. Next time we come, we will have the 3 day cruise, not the 2 day one as it was over far too soon.

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Christian Hog

Unforgettable holiday with Halong Pelican Cruise

Reviewed 2015-12-18

A word of advice to all, please do not miss the cruise on Halong Pelican Cruise, unique rooms on the water side the night are a sight when the ship is at anchor. You eat from God, do not miss the tour in the cave, and in the clearing closed. on board in the evening cooking challenge with guests after the chef will teach you how to make spring rolls with all the secrets of the case.

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Roan Coling

Everything just perfect

Reviewed 2015-12-16

Excellent service and friendly crew. The boat is clean and just as nice as what you see on website. Halong Bay is one of the most beautiful and tranquil places on Earth. Could not recommend enough!

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Chrisine Hong

I will do it again. Highly recommended

Reviewed 2015-12-12

Everything was excellent. It perfedct from the intimate atmosphere, the charming deco to the slow pace of the boat. The crew here was very friendly, they help you everytime you need with a wonderful attitudes. The quality of food was high, I love seafood, so fresh so delicious. I think I will come back here oneday soon, maybe with my future family

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Christina

Perfect cruise in Halong. Reliable company

Reviewed 2015-12-12

Everything was fantastic. The staff was a precious asset of the Signature Company. They made an amazing trip for us. Vinh and other staff were very friendly and helpful. The main boat was clean and modern. I love the decoration of the room, the restaurant and also the whole boat. Our room was comfortable and spacious. We did all the activities specified in the program. One more thing, you guys should choose the reliable company. we booking through this website - Halongbaycruises.org and they didn't make me disapointed. Thank you so much. Good memory in Vietnam.

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Hannah White

Amazing experience

Reviewed 2015-12-12

Amazing! The Bay is like a master piece. Looked exactly like in the picture that Kenny - the guy who arrange the tour for me - showed me. Vinh - the leader, Tai Chi master and all round legend - was amazing! So charming and went above and beyond to make sure everyone had a fantastic time. We did the 3 day cruise which was great as we did the kayak in a 'like heaven sea". Our guide Linh (not sure how to spell) was so kind, friendly, professional and knowledgeable. We really enjoyed kayaking with him around the bays. The other crew on the day boat were also amazing and cooked us a great lunch. Food was incredible - earlier review said there was not enough but we don't think so, there was so much and it was all delicious so thank you to the Chef! All the waiting staff /crew were also super kind and professional and we loved being waved back onto the boat!This cruise is luxurious and a real treat and definitely great value for money. Thank you very much to all the lovely crew/staff of Signature Cruise!

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Pauline

Enjoyable

Reviewed 2015-12-12

Beautiful cabin and excellent food. We was picked up from the hotel and our tour guide nicknamed Mr T was the best, he took care of us like family members. Fabulous, enjoyed every moment. The staff on were wonderful.

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Mrs. Helen

Thumbs up

Reviewed 2015-12-12

Viet Beauty cruise. Everything belonged to this tour make me feel satisfied. All the staff were very pleasant and helpful. OUr tour guide Chuong was excellent. He was obviously proud of his country, and delighted in sharing his information with us, and his command of the english language was very good. The menu for all meals was excellent and amount of food was abundant. The cruise is very peaceful, and there was a great variety of activities, visiting some cave, a beach, kayaking, and a pearl farm

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Grace Kim

Just one word: Excellent

Reviewed 2015-12-12

The professionalism, organization and facilities, were outstanding from the moment we stepped onto the Signature Royal to the moment we left. Food choice and quality was excellent, staff was so nice and could not do more for us. A very kind gesture and surprise were a beautiful cake for our wedding anniversary that were laid on our bed. I was so touched. :) It was well worth booking the 2 nights 3 days otherwise we would not have seen the more beautiful islands further out of the bay. The day boat was well equipped and comfortable and again the staff were well organised. The suites were French inspiration, really luxury but also cozy a the same time. We recommend a Senior suite rather than a Junior suite despite not being in the room for long periods as it was a little tight when getting in and out of bed to go to the bathroom. Pleased we booked a cruise ship having private balconies as we were able to sit with our bottle of wine just taking in the breathtaking tranquility and twinkling lights from the other cruise ships anchored at night. The visits to the caves, was very interesting and the kayaking a real treat. The visit to the pearl village and the fishing village was really nice, another part of Vietnam - away from the noisy city. The experience was excellent value for money and we were very lucky with the weather so the views were spectacular.

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David Truong

Lovely cruise with lovely staff

Reviewed 2015-12-12

The boat is new. Rooms are exactly liked in the photos. The boat was really clean and the staff was lovely. I would recommend the 3 days-2 nights stay as you enjoy the cruise and the kayak activity which is just amazing, a lot of fun. They organized a very fun Halloween dinner at night

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Vince

What a great trip to Halong

Reviewed 2015-12-12

This cruise is deserved to be a 5 star cruise. The staff were amazing, so professional and friendly - our host Vin was lovely and there was no trouble throughout the trip. We enjoyed our stay very much and wish we could visit again soon.

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Colin

Excellent

Reviewed 2015-12-07

Our guide was amazing - Cuong is a very nice guy, he was so responsible, he took good care of us. The crew of the ship was also very nice and attentive. The chef is amazing, they prepared for us all the delicious dishes, the flavor of Vietnamese foods. The rooms are all clean, smell good, I love the decoration, so romantic. The itinerary was good, everybody enjoyed it. It's a very nice cruise. We book the tour through this website, reliable. 1 review support for 2 company, they made me fell comfortable. Thanks a lot

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Andre @ Lucy

Excellent cruise for the trip to Halong bay

Reviewed 2015-12-07

We went for 2D1N with Viola cruises. The condition of boat was good, very comfortable. Victor - our tour-guide was very humorous, knowledgeable and spoke excellent English. The entire cruise schedule was well organised and all the activities were planned well. The price of the drinks were a little bit higher than in the land, but reasonable because you are in the sea. The presentation of the food was outstanding, the flavor was fantastic. Highly recommended

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Alan Mulders

good trip, great staff

Reviewed 2015-12-07

The trip was fantastic. We went for the "deluxe" package (3d, 2n) which was good value for money. The scenery in Halong was breath-taking, spectacular. All boats look a bit old on the outside but the inside was beautiful! You get your own room with a toilet and a shower. I give you a tip: ask the person who arrange the tour for you for a room away from the engine and/or restaurant. We also did one night in a sea view bungalow which was amazing! Nice place with a good view.

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Marci Woofgang

Breathtaking beauty!

Reviewed 2015-12-02

Room is clean with great bathroom. For a trip to Vietnam a must - the scenery is very amazing. Our trip was very well organized by Kenny - pick up from hotel , very good onboard services , food was delicious. The entire crew speak English very well. Highly recommended !!!

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Teresa O'Connel

Fantastic trip from start to finish!!

Reviewed 2015-12-02

This was a fabulous journey from start to finish, can't rate it high enough, from initial contact with Nancy in the office to the lovely staff on the boat and Henry the tour guide, it was a joy to meet them all, the room was large, comfortable with balcony, lovely soft pillow. The food was delicious, so tasty and very well presented. The scenery was spectacular. I would recommend staying 2 nights to fully appreciate the outstanding natural beauty of this place. We even got to kayak through a cave into an open mountainous area a lagoon which can only be reached by kayak or small boat, we saw flying fish and eagles it was so tranquil off the beaten path. The fisherman's village, pearl farm, cave walk, snorkeling and swimming on private beach were also great. The changed itinerary to this quieter area away from mass boats was very welcome. I also enjoyed the Thai chi at 6 am a first for me, the cooking class and vegetable carving class were also great as was watching Top Gear in Vietnam, overall a wonderful experience which we would highly recommend. Thanks again guys as you can tell we enjoyed it immensely.

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Lennie Reyes

Wonderful trip. Excellent staff

Reviewed 2015-12-01

I loved the staff on the both, they were so nice, from the bartender to the cleaners, tour-guide. They are extremely helpful. Our room was cozy, I love the style of the room. The bay is fantastic, the scenery is breath-taking. Atmosphere is also great. It's definitely the best place in my trip to Vietnam this time.

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Danhu

I love seafood, so fresh:)

Reviewed 2015-12-01

We started our trip to Halong bay from our hotel at 7:30, it took about 3 or 4 hours for transferring. The whole trip was incredible! By the time we got there we were ready for some adventure. It was a little foggy to start, but the fog cleared up as the day progressed. Our tour-guide was out-standing, so professional. We stopped on one of the islands to take a tour of the caves which were absolutely amazing. The tour of the bay was a terrific experience, I highly recommend sitting on the roof of the boat to catch some sun while viewing some incredible landscapes. By the way, we want to thanks to Mr. Kenny Lee from Halongbaycruises.org for arranging a beautiful trip.

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Tan Leong Chye

Fantastic for Galaxy Premium Cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-27

The entire trip, from the way we were treated, to the activates, the food was really good, We couldn't have asked for a better ship, crew and trip, good value for money. Highly recommend this cruise for excellent quality.

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Lim Hee Keun

Wonderful Experience

Reviewed 2015-11-25

The boat was very nice and looked much better then many of the others we saw. The staff were extremely friendly and made the trip great. Every meal was great and the drinks were cheap. If we go back to Vietnam, we'll book with the SIGNATURE LUXURY CRUISE. It is a 10 out of 10. Highly recommend this cruise and Halong Bay Cruises Company

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Maxine

Couldn't have been a better experience

Reviewed 2015-11-25

Great staff, knowledge guide, prompt service, especially the food was so great!! The cruise provided a service that made my stay completely relaxed, yet stimulating. One tip for whom wanna go to Halong bay, you should bring a good camera to record the memories there, so incredible!:) Highly recommend this tour to others who wanna come to Halong bay, I should have booked 2 nights. You guys made me feel satisfied, though single traveler. Such a wonderful trip!

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Howard

V-SPIRIT CRUISE the paradise in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-11-25

Our stay with the V-SPIRIT CRUISE was one of the best ones of our stay in Vietnam. The staff were so, so friendly and extremely helpful to our needs. They encouraged everyone to have a great time during the cruise, and boat manager Mark made an enormous effort of going above and beyond. We did so many entertaining activities, including kayaking, a tour of a cave and a pearl farm, a cooking class, squid fishing and everyone even got involved in a karaoke night. The boat was extremely clean and well tended to, and the food was over and above what we expected it to be. We met so many other lovely travelers, and the cruise staff made sure that everyone was having a good time. We would highly recommend the V-SPIRIT CRUISE to anyone looking at seeing Halong Bay.

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Mary Ann

Fabulous - everything just perfect

Reviewed 2015-11-25

Overall it was a pleasant and relaxing stay. We were glad that we booked this cruise through this website and the price was much cheaper as compared to the local travel agencies and some other websites like Agoda, Expedia or Booking.com. Thank you Mr. Kenny Lee for your kind support

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Longhoang

Best choice for luxury 4 star cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-25

Halong Bay is a must see location and GALAXY PREMIUM CRUISE turned out to be a good choice in the mid price bracket. The average age of the clientele inboard would have been 25-45 yo thereby making this cruise fun and fast.

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Prapinyaphat Prim

Awesome

Reviewed 2015-11-25

Excellent quality boat and the service got golden marks. Our guide Jack and his crew did their extreme best in making us comfortable and making us laugh. I suggest to enjoy the costume dress up,we spent two nights on board, but the cabins looked great..One tip..don't swallow too much on the bay water when you are swimming or doing activities..

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Doan Nguyen Duc

Best Halong Cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-21

Thank support team halong bay luxury and we got more than expected .we had book visit halong bay with them.the boat golden Phoenix cruise very nice and good food ,tour guide help do kayaking visit village .Thanks alot!

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Andrzej

Best luxury 4 star cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-15

The cruise manager was wonderful. He made us feel at home and was so helpful, even surprising my new husband and our with a special cake for our honeymoon when we turned in for the night. The staff were amazing, the food incredible and the views magnificent. We loved our kayaking trip and swim on the beach and the cave we visited was stunning. From the moment Cristina Diamond Cruise picked us up from our hotel till we got back we were so well looked after. We highly recommend this cruise and should contact Mr. kenny Lee to get special offer from directly booking via HALONGBAYCRUISES.ORG

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Kim Liu

Just perfect cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-15

Nice and romantic cruise. Service is on the top handled by professional staff. Food was varied with mixed of Vietnamese and Western ones. car transfers/ guide and sales staff were fast and helpful.

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Jan-oliver

EXCELLENT CUSTOMER SERVICE and HOSPITALITY

Reviewed 2015-11-15

Excellent service...good Size room ..the cruising boat wasn't so full...the best service since I've shipped with many other cruises in Halong Bay and Mekong River..They've always had bad attitude but in this trip everyone was nice. Highly recommend

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Stueck

Correct choice for luxury cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-15

Halong Bay is a great part of the world! Very beautiful scenery, a great escape! My favorite part of Vietnam! The cruise was well organised, with great facilities and great staff members that really made it a great escape! Highly recommended, great value for money, we must do! Got good offer from halongbaycruises.org and highly recommend to book this cruise directly this company.

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Deep Sue Cornelius

My favorite Cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-15

The cruise was just perfect, Halong Bay, Vietnam is one of the prettiest places we've visited and the Viola Cruise was an excellent choice. We had very good activities. Thank you Nancy for your kind recommendation

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Juliana

A Delightful Cruise in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-11-15

This is delightful cruise and we thought it was the best 5 star luxury cruise in Halong bay, Vietnam in 2015. The service & staff were very professional and wonderful. Their service was excellent and I highly recommend them to everyone. You will have an amazing time and have no regret. We will recommend all my friends to book this cruise if they intend to visit Vietnam.

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Lourdita Esevez

Don't miss the Viet View Hotel

Reviewed 2015-11-11

Ms Nice and the front desk staff are very attentive and helpful. From finding an ice pack for a sprained ankle to booking us hotels and taxis for our onward travels. All of them spoke English fluently. The hotel is a place of serenity and calm compared to bustle of Hanoi's noisy Old Quarter.

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Qin Guoli

Perfect situation

Reviewed 2015-11-11

The room was at the good quality. We did the check in earlier than the normal hour, they were so nice that they allow me check in for free because they have available room. The staff was nice. Breakfast was plentiful and delicious

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Jean Robert

Clean, comfortable and great location

Reviewed 2015-11-10

Tirant hotel was beautiful from outside to inside. Clean, comfortable and in a great location. Would definitely stay there again and recommend to anyone who plan to visit Hanoi.

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Andre De Oliveira

Best hotel in the area

Reviewed 2015-11-10

Great stay. The rooftop bar and pool are great. There is a higher lounge area that overlooks the city 360 degrees. I stayed by my side for 3 days and all the staff were very friendly, enthusiastic. They made me feel like home. Restaurant pricing is a little on the expensive side for Hanoi but the quality of food is great. Room is a big suprise because it's far from what I imagined. Thumbs up

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Cidalia Cota

Amazing hotel. Worth every penny

Reviewed 2015-11-10

The rooftop was gorgeous and a quiet from the Hanoi Old Town chaos. Location could not have been better and breakfast was fantastic. We loved the staff here. Also our room had no windows. There were rooms with windows that were spacious and airy but we did not book that kind of room. It's O.K. 'Cus we went outside almost all the time to go around. Anyway, this is a great hotel, I really love it.

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Glamann Cecilie

Great location

Reviewed 2015-11-10

The travel desk was very helpful. All the staff were very professional. The breakfast was diverse, catering for all tastes. The hotel is well located to restaurants, the lake for evening strolls, water puppet theatre and close to several other places of tourist interest. We had 2 side trips and our luggage was securely stored each time. I can definitely recommended this hotel and it's location to travellers to Hanoi.

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Andrew Kemp

Outstanding staff

Reviewed 2015-11-10

The staff here was very helpful, one of the best I ever seen. They went out of their way to help me with a special need. The room was spacious, clean and comfortable, and I would up the rating from 9.5 to at least a 10 based on the staff performance. The roof top restaurant was beautiful, good food with a fabulous view of Hanoi. The breakfast was also quite nice. The location was excellent for a short walk to the lake. I would recommend this hotel to anyone who would like a pleasant stay in the "old quarter" of Hanoi.

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Sharon Cheah

Worth every penny

Reviewed 2015-11-10

Good stay. Breakfast buffet was nice. the staff were very efficient and friendly. The room was quiet and could not hear the street noises. Everything was perfect

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Tan Chooi Ling

Best value. Great breakfast

Reviewed 2015-11-07

The staff and manager are very kind and helpful. Ideal for a strolling in the morning or evening around the lake, first class massage, the fantastic daily breakfast buffet is the best we ever had. Best valued hotel. We will come again.

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Heathew

Best cruise and highly recommended!

Reviewed 2015-11-05

New boat and the crew were so attentive. The bed in our double deluxe cabin was super soft. Great night sleep was had. The shower was powerful and cosmetics were provided. Towels were provided on the boat and on the excursion to the beach. We fished at night for squid, but didn't catch anything. We met lots of friends. The food was beautifully presented but not to my taste and it was mostly seafood. I would recommend this boat and highly recommend to book this boat directly with this company.

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Greg Maddox

Paloma Cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-04

we had a great time on Paloma Cruise. Staff were incredible and food was super duper delicious. The coffee was fantasitc, Vietnam flavor and on this boat, they used the best coffee. My room was spacious and clean!!!Two thumbs up! :)

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Kim Min Seok

Memorable experience

Reviewed 2015-11-04

Fantastic trip. Really enjoyable. Staff were welcoming, hospitable and friendly. The cooking lessons were good fun and the food was very tasty and served in just about the right portions. Our guide Harry was a very nice and friendly and it was easy to join in with fun things with him. He sang us some nice little songs about Vietnam and we collaborated on a duet of a Beatles song which we sang at every opportunity. A life long memory.

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Ian Couch

Halongbaycruises.org - Reliable

Reviewed 2015-11-04

Mr. Kenny from Halongbaycruises.org arranged a wonderful Halong Bay tour for us with V'Spirit - an excellent boat. Our stay was comfortable, we were treated extremely well, and our guide (sugar!) was very enthusiastic & informative. The staff & crew did good job, they could to make our trip a memorable one.

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Nicole Vo

Good trip

Reviewed 2015-11-04

Our guide Sue Sue was great, she took care of us like family member. Cabins was O.K., have window to look outside. Breakfast was well presented and also good tasted. We will recommend this boat to all of my friends who want to travel in Vietnam

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Ryanti Maryana

Book this cruise for best 4 star

Reviewed 2015-11-03

Booked this cruise via Halongbaycruises.org and got super promotion from the owner of this company ( Galaxy Cruises is a part of this company). We got special offer because we booked directly with this company @ 140USD for deluxe with sea views and far from working engine. Pick up on time and the guide was informative and helpful. Foods fresh and varied. Cabin 's large enough for a couple plus private en-suite bathroom.

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Canton

Thank you Kenny for recommending this hotel

Reviewed 2015-11-03

Better than 3 star and in great location. Kenny offered me 55 USD for deluxe city view and it is a good offer. Breakfast was perfect and staff could not do enough to help us.

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Balakrishnan

Luxury 4 star and it is the best among

Reviewed 2015-11-03

We took this boat after getting the recommendation from Mr. Kenny Lee, the owner of Halong Bay Cruises Group and he generously upgraded to deluxe ocean view with cheap price. Everything on this new cruise 's just perfect.

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Ashton David

Reliable website, lovely cruise, fantastic staff, beautiful scenery

Reviewed 2015-11-03

We love our tourguide, T was very polite but funny at the same time. He was a highlight of the cruise. - The boat facilities were all in good condition, very clean (safebox in room) - Variety of activities (kayaking, swimming, pearl farm, fishing village, beach and caves) - Everything was well organised - The shuttle bus was comfy and clean - The food was good & they catered to vegetarians well but we would have liked more fresh fruit & fewer fried options. - Sunset party before dinner was fun - Fantastic service and lovely staff - We book through this website and Mr. Kenny help us to organised a perfect Halong trip. Thanks

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Rada Vrankovic

An amazing experience

Reviewed 2015-11-03

Cruise was new and clean. They arranged for us a room with windows on 2 sides and a balcony. Superb views. My room was spacious and not as small as the one that I expected. The food was wonderful. All the meals were different and liked every food item.

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Luis Yu

Highlight of my holiday

Reviewed 2015-11-03

I really love this trip. Our cruise was outstanding. The crew were so attentive. The bed in our cabin was super soft. Great night sleep. We had hot water for shower and cosmetics were provided. We fished at night for squid, but didn't catch anything :) haha, maybe I was not the lucky man. We met lots of new friends. The food was beautifully presented it was mostly seafood, which I really loved. I would recommend this boat.

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Karen Lomas

Wonderful journey with Signature Halong Cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-02

Kenny Lee, Lisa and Jack our cruise manager were wonderful. They made us feel at home and was so helpful, even surprising my new husband and our with a special cake for our honeymoon when we turned in for the night. The cruise staff were amazing, the food incredible and the views magnificent. We loved our kayaking trip and swimming on the beach and the cave we visited was stunning. From the moment Signature Cruise picked us up from our hotel till we got back we were so well looked after. Can't recommend them enough.

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Adam Johnson

Fantastic trip with luxury 5 star cruise Halong Signature Cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-02

Signature Halong Cruise made our experience at Halong Bay very pleasant and memorable. The guest treatment was impeccable and staff were very attentive. There were nice touches too, like giving guests a hot towel and drink when they return to the boat from excursions. All in all, money well spent. We highly recommend to book this trip through Mr. Kenny Lee because this boat is a part of his company so he could give you good offer for sure.

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Kim Lee

Best 4 star cruise

Reviewed 2015-11-02

Perfect in all and highly recommend. In the equipment of the boat, attitudes of an of course thing, the guide, and crew were like the family. Moreover, meal was also very delicious. We thought that we were able to be gorgeous the room where it stayed, and to use everyone from the elderly person to the family of the child taking. Please go to the halong bay by all means when you go to the northern part of Vietnam. We will recommend the use of Galaxy Premium Cruise. We recommend the second a night stay though it seems also to have enhanced the content of the day tour.

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Martine Lafrance

Convenient location and good staff

Reviewed 2015-11-02

It's easy to walk around the Old Quarter from this hotel, as well as the Opera area. The staff made you feel comfortable. One tip, the higher up your room the better as more light. The breakfast was at high quality. Good stay. Thumbs up

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Chiddy Christopher

Good hotel with convenient location

Reviewed 2015-11-01

This is not the first time I stay in Aquarius Legend Hotel and would choose to stay there again if visiting Hanoi. I am satisfied with the staff here, they are always enthusiastic, friendly and funny sometime. The accommodation is of a very good standard at a reasonable price. The location is very convenient in the Old Quarter.

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Mohamed Abdul

Great Time

Reviewed 2015-10-28

I was last month in a business trip in Vietnam and decided to stay in Parkson after many friends'recommendation and it was really exceeded my expectations. The room was not huge but cosy with full facilities, the bed was soft, not like most of the hard mattress in Vietnam. Reception was easy, efficient, nice breakfast with both of Vietnamese and Western Cuisine

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Tim Howard

Could be the best hotel among in Hoi An

Reviewed 2015-10-26

My family have stayed for 4 nights at this hotel.The staff were very friendly, and helpful and they also spoke very good English.The hotel is in a busy central location but having said this our room was very quiet and the air conditioning worked well.Also lots of hot water + free wifi and breakfast.

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Andil Mouti

All you could ask for in a hotel

Reviewed 2015-10-26

After a rough day traveling here to Hanoi i and my husband were more than compensated by our stay at this hotel. The room is very comfortable and clean and all of the staff were very friendly and helpful. Also, breakfast was a real plus. We had a real variety of good food, quite unlike several other hotels we experienced.

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Candy

Highly recommended

Reviewed 2015-10-26

Lovely, friendly and very honest staff. They were amazing and attentive and I felt right at home the moment I walked in. The rooms are great and location is perfect. Highly recommended this hotel for luxury stay

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Jane Tickner

Perfect stay

Reviewed 2015-10-26

I arrived too early in the morning but Kevin was super nice to help me. :) I remember that moment when he awoke and opened the door for me with a lovely smile. The location was good. Room was good. Tour was good. Staff was good

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Kim Liu Hon

Best boat in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-10-26

We would highly recommend the 3 day 2 nights over shorter trips... the "second full day" was by far the best. As others have mentioned you transfer to a smaller older day boat (it's not as nice as the day boat, and I do wish they would address this), but the food was absolutely fantastic and some of the best out of the entire trip. The full day let you kayak in sea saves, private grotto's, around beaches by yourself... it was essentially much more freedom and less hustle and bustle. Thank you Kenny Lee for your kind recommendation on this boat

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Ron Hesketh

Great value for money

Reviewed 2015-10-25

I had a great stay in this hotel. Great location. The staff was very helpful. For the rest of my stay, they were always smiling with us and welcoming. I was happy with my room and the bed was good quality. Good stay and value overall.

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Ivain Kesteloot

The staff were excellent

Reviewed 2015-10-25

Thanks to all the staff in the hotel - Anna, Kelvin, Lala, Tu, Windy - for helping us throughout our stay in Hanoi. They were so polite, friendly. They made us feel like home while in Hanoi. The location is also fantastic. We will definitely stay in this hotel again. Thanks Eclipse Legend Hotel, great job!

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James

Ten points

Reviewed 2015-10-25

Service is very good. The hotel has swimming pool and garden. Room nice and clean too. Good location as well

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David Chun

Highly recommended this hotel

Reviewed 2015-10-24

Great and spacious room. Convenient location, it just takes about 5 mins to go to Hoan Kiem Lake and you can go anywhere within 15 mins. A wonderful breakfast with great coffee, fresh fruit, and several eastern and western dishes. We booked for one night and extended for four days - and still greatly enjoying our stay at the Aquarius!

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Kim Pooh

Great Hotel in a great location

Reviewed 2015-10-23

The rooms are comfortable and the hotel is walking distance to many attractions and the lake. The breakfasts were very good and the menu varied daily. We will come back this hotel soon

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Camellia Lim

Amazing stay

Reviewed 2015-10-23

We love this hotel and highly recommend because Thaison Palace Hotel is amazing! The staff are very attentive and friendly. They made sure that we had everything we need. The rooms are big because we was so lucky that we were upgrade to the suite room. The staff can also help you book tours if you want to go to Halong Bay and other tourist spots. The location of the hotel is in the Old Quarter is near tourist spots and the market, so convenient. Special thanks to Peter Tuyen, Hien, Sophie, Paige, Hoang, Hai and Christine who made our stay very comfortable. We will definitely stay here when we get back to Hanoi! :)

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Peter Wong

New and nicest cruising

Reviewed 2015-10-23

We felt proud of being stay on this luxury boat. We booked Galaxy Premium but Boss Kenny Lee generously free upgraded to this cruise for better quality, bigger and much newer. Everything 's just perfect and we found nothing to claim. Highly recommend.

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Masayoshi Harada

Great location

Reviewed 2015-10-22

We love our stay at Vinh Hung Emerald Hotel. The staff here were really lovely, they were always there when you need them. Great location, it takes just few minutes to go to the old town. The room was cozy. We enjoyed our time and would recommend to others.

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Mohamed Abdul

Great time

Reviewed 2015-10-22

I was last month in a business trip in Vietnam and decided to stay in Parkson after many friends'recommendation and it was really exceeded my expectations. The room was not huge but cosy with full facilities, the bed was soft, not like most of the hard mattress in Vietnam. Reception was easy, efficient, nice breakfast with both of Vietnamese and Western Cuisine

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Kim Liu Hong

Super 5 star service

Reviewed 2015-10-21

We like staying at this hotel for almost my trips to Hanoi and Hanoi Focus is the best address for my choice. Very new hotel and staff so nice and friendly made us at home. Good breakfast serving at restaurant on 1st floor. Strong wifi and free coffee are also the bonus for this lovely hotel.

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Amanda Bells

Effortless 5 star service, room and facilities for a 4 star price

Reviewed 2015-10-21

Thanh Van 2 is really fantastic, from the quality of the room to the breakfast and also the attitudes of the staff here. It looked very cozy. Everything works, everyone is relaxed, happy and efficient. If you book a suite you get 500 square feet plus of hardwood furniture and floor. Our room had 2 bougainvillea strewn balconies overlooking the quiet just out of town rooftops. It take just 10 or 15 mins to go to the ol town, or you can take the shuttle bus. The beach and village paddy fields and beautifully tended vegetable gardens were a 3.5 km cycle ride away. Cycles is free in this hotel. Staff were trained to the high quality standard, very professional, service quickly and efficiently. Kieu and her mannered and careful regard for our every convenience. we will stay here again when I have chance and recommend to anyone planning to go to Hoi An.

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Mohamed Abdul

Great time with Parkon Hotel Hanoi

Reviewed 2015-10-21

I was last month in a business trip in Vietnam and decided to stay in Parkson after many friends'recommendation and it was really exceeded my expectations. The room was not huge but cosy with full facilities, the bed was soft, not like most of the hard mattress in Vietnam. Reception was easy, efficient, nice breakfast with both of Vietnamese and Western Cuisine

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Mako Yamashita

The hotel staff were always friendly

Reviewed 2015-10-21

Everytime I come to Vietnam I stay in this hotel. As usual, hotel staff are very friendly and the situation near by the lake and there are many local restaurants within walking distance.

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Tomoto Yuki

Stay at Parkson Hotel Hanoi

Reviewed 2015-10-21

Made the right choice to select Parkson Hotel for the trip. The staff are professional and helpful. Excellent services and facilities. Will come back again for future stay in Parkson Hotel

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Mary Ellen

Luxury 4 star cruise and more

Reviewed 2015-10-20

New and luxury 4 star cruise. It was a great overnight boat ride. The rooms were comfortable and the bathroom was large with a great shower. The activities were fun but you didn't have to participate if you didn't want to. Hung was our tour guide and he took great care of us.

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Lizawati Mohd Taat

Nice Cruise

Reviewed 2015-10-18

We booked for 2 days 1 night tour. I think that is enough. We booked for 2 days 1 night tour. I think that is enough if you don't have much. One day tour is a little bit short. The cruise was good. The suite with balcony at the front of the boat was an excellent choice. We went to visit Amazing Cave, the fishing village, fantastic. Especially, the food was delicious. The staff was really enthusiastic.f you don't have much. One day tour is a little bit short. The cruise was good. The suite with balcony at the front of the boat was an excellent choice. We went to visit Amazing Cave, the fishing village, fantastic. Especially, the food was delicious. The staff was really enthusiastic.

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Gallin Neiko

Nice Cruise! Excellent food

Reviewed 2015-10-18

The Glory Legend cruise has only about 16 cabins so there always was enough space for everyone on the sun deck! The crew was very helpful. They was the asset of the company. Excellent food! Thumbs up. Highly recommended to everybody who want to go to Halong Bay.

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Marina Severyukhina

Great way to see the Bay

Reviewed 2015-10-18

Good value for money. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Our tour guide, Li was very informative, enthusiastic, Li was always there to help us if we need, we was appreciated that. The rooms were very comfortable and beds were great. Doing an overnight cruise on the bay is definitely the best way to see it. I love taking photo of Halong Bay and maybe this is the only place beautiful from day to nighttime. The activities were various, interesting - kayaking, a cave tour, cooking lesson, squid fishing and a trip to the pearl farm. Really enjoyed my stay.

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Hiu Tung

Beautiful cruise of 4 star

Reviewed 2015-10-18

Nice boat and very clean cabin with full of deluxe furniture. Nice staff and good food created an excellent for my family. Thank you Me. Kenny Lee from Halong Bay Cruises - Day Tours

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Clair Brochen

Best hotel ever

Reviewed 2015-10-18

Me and my husband booked the room in Parkson hotel recently for the trip in Vietnam. We came the hotel early morning (around 7am) and staff was so nice when arrange for us the bathroom to take a shower. They also show us some places to go on the map then we could leave all the bags in their storage and go out to discover the city. I was really impressed for their kindness. Moreover, the room was good with comfortable price. Highly recommended

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Byme Colin

Worth the Trip On V-Spirit Cruise

Reviewed 2015-10-17

The working staff were very friendly and made the trip a load of fun and joy. the tours included are informative, relax-able and entertaining. The staff were very friendly.The Halong Bay environment was excellent, our favorite part was the kayaking and fishing. We liked the trip to the beach too where we were lucky to see a group of monkeys playing.All in all this cruise 's great!

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Ly Ly Tran

Perfect stay in best location

Reviewed 2015-10-17

Parkson Hotel Hanoi is the best choice for budget hotel in Hanoi. We paid 35 USD for a triple deluxe room for 3 person including breakfast, Internet and drinks all day. Staff could not bet better and highly recommend this hotel to everyone.

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Griffin Debra

Sweet Honeymoon

Reviewed 2015-10-17

Fantastic staff, we received an introduction for the tour( Halong Bay tour, Sapa tour, Ninh Binh oneday tour, etc...) while enjoying welcome drinks. The location of the hotel is a highlight. The room was good, they also served free tea or coffee to your room if you request. Highly recommended.

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Lotten Gustafsson

Thaison Palace Hotel - Right choice

Reviewed 2015-10-16

The crew really know how to make people feel welcome and they always knew how to make your stay comfortable. Thaison is absolutely value for money with clean rooms and good breakfast. The location is excellent, it just take about 2-3 mins to walk to Hoan Kiem Lake and easy to go to all the sightseeings in the Old Quarter. On arrivival, the staff here made me feel like I was at home and relaxed. Whenever I needed something they were able to arrange it...from setting up tours, booking flights, train tickets,...etc. There were nothing that they won't or can't do for you. Thanks to all the staff for always smilling with all the customers. :) Luke

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Catherine Lee

Value for money

Reviewed 2015-10-16

They gave us free tea, coffee and orange juice for all day. They also recommended a lot of fantastic restaurant, not only Traditional Vietnamese restaurant but also European Restaurant with Vietnamese favor. There are many cafés outside, they sit on the street, so strange but interesting. I love the staff here, they are like my friends.

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Mary Anne

The best luxury 4 star cruise in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-10-16

Thank you Kenny Lee to upgraded us to Galaxy Legend Cruise and we felt very happy to spend 2 nights in this luxury boat. We were very pleased with the service and accommodations of the Galaxy staff and boat. I highly recommend to anyone booking that they consider the 2 night/ 3 day option over the 1 night option because the best part of the trip is during the second day when you take the kayaks out for a full day of sight seeing. And be sure to contact Galaxy directly about arranging for transport pick-up from your hotel in Hanoi.

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Kim Liu Minh

Tầu quá đẹp

Reviewed 2015-10-15

Chúng tôi rất hạnh phúc được chải nghiệm 2 đêm trên du thuyền Garden Bay Cruise. Thức ăn, đồ uống tuyệt vời, nhân viên thân thiện và chịu khó làm viêc.

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Seunghun Choi

One of the best hotel in Hanoi

Reviewed 2015-10-15

I and my wife chose to stay in Parkson hotel because of our friend's recommendation. And there's no doubt, this hotel is the best hotel in Hanoi. Be located in the old quarter and very near the lake ( 5 mins walking) Parkson hotel was not a big hotel but they were good enough for us and made us comfortable. We just had 3 days in Hanoi then left for Ho Chi Minh city, but that was a such a best time we had because of their warm heart.

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Stephanie Lindquist

Paradise in Hoi An

Reviewed 2015-10-15

Vinh Hung Emerald Resort is a perfect place for relaxing. The location on the riverside is fantastic. The scenery was beautiful. The room was lovely. The afternoon street food and the included river cruise were a nice bonus.

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Marinda Tervoert

Best staff ever

Reviewed 2015-10-15

The staff were so helpful and polite. They made us feel like we were at home while in Hanoi. Thanks to Anna, Kelvin, Lala, Tu, Windy for helping us throughout our stay in Hanoi. The location is fantastic, easy to go around the Old Quarter. We will definitely stay in this hotel again. Thanks Eclipse Legend Hotel, great job!

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Trinh Vo

Satisfied

Reviewed 2015-10-15

Good location, good room, good staff. That all I need, highly recommended for anyone who want to come to travel or business in Hanoi.

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NATTANUN

Nice and Superb staff

Reviewed 2015-10-14

Real 4 star cruise with best service. Staff are superb, very friendly and helpful/ Good food and nice cabins. Booked directly via this site and got cheap price. Thank you Kenny Lee.

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Mai Thi

Chất lượng tốt

Reviewed 2015-10-14

Chúng tổi rất hài lòng về chất lượng dịch vụ cũng như cơ sở vật chất. Người làm ở đây raqts chăm chỉ, mến khách nhưng lại rất chuyên nghiệp.

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Cẩm Nhung

Nice boat

Reviewed 2015-10-14

Tầu đẹp 4 sao, nhân viên nhiệt tình chăm sóc khách hàng. Thức aqn ngon và tươi. Chúng tôi rất hài lòng.

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David Đỗ

Trên cả mong đợi!

Reviewed 2015-10-14

Gia đình tôi đặt tour du lịch trên con tầu này 2 ngày 1 đêm. Chúng tôi may mắn đặt trực tiếp qua trang chính thức của chủ tầu (Mr. Luận) halongbaycruises.org. chúng tôi đã được nhận 1 giá rất tốt cho phòng ocean views. Mọi dịch vụ đều hoàn hảo. Chúng tôi rất ấn tượng với chất lượng và phong cách phục vụ của các nhân viên.

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Patrick Croise

Amazing experience

Reviewed 2015-10-13

We totally enjoyed our two day one night tour in Halong Bay with Aclass Opera cruise. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They were enthusiastic, always be there when we need. Our room was nice and the bathroom was spacious and had hot water for shower. The food was served in family style and included a wide variety of Vietnamese dishes. we love exploring the surprise cave. Amazing. Next time when coming back here, we will come to Halong again and will choose Aclass Opera Cruise

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Julia Yamaguma

Valued for money

Reviewed 2015-10-13

We highly recommend you do 2 days 1 night trip because the second day is the relaxing day after adventuring in the first day. There were a lot of activities during the trip so you will definitely not get bored. This boat is still in good condition. Food was very good and staff were friendly and helpful. The cabin is clean, cozy and have big window. Actually, I were so lucky that I were upgraded free to the suite room. Nothing can beat the beautiful scenery of the Bay of the Rising Dragon. Halong Bay is a pure beauty and I recommend Aclass Opera Cruise with all my heart.

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Jack Tophery

High-Sky quality

Reviewed 2015-10-12

The staff were absolutely fantastic, we received an introduction to the the city which included suggestions of sites to visit and a welcome drink. The location of the hotel is within walking distance to all the sites. We booked the halong Bay trip on Glory Legend Cruise and got an excellent service and highsky quality. Highly recommended.

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Angela Fry

Best hotel

Reviewed 2015-10-12

We are group of 3 people travelling together. We stayed in Parkson hotel 3 nights and they also helped me manage the tour to Ha Long Bay. It was wonderful time indeed. Nice room, good location and attractive rate. Especially, staff was knowledgable, helpful and friendly

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Beverly Cho

Happy time in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-10-12

Our 31st wedding anniversary were absolutely amazed in Halong Bay - The 5 star Signature Luxury Cruise. We were so appreciated that they upgraded free for us us to the suite room with private balcony. The room was spacious, well appointed with romantic decoration. The bathroom had a lovely smell, so relaxing. Staff were amazing, good humoured and really looked after us. Thank you for a most memorable experience. We will definitely be coming back and telling everyone we know that this is a 'must do' on any Vietnam holiday. We recommend the 3 days/2 nights tour or 2 days 1 night tour because 1 day tour is a little bit short, you can not adventure everything in this beautiful bay. Their itinerary has kayaking, magnificent cave tour, floating fishing village with pearl farm. Happy hour back on the boat between 6.00-7.00pm before dinner was just the perfect finish to the day as we watched the sunset over this unique bay.

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Ng Hog goh

Better than 3 star cruise

Reviewed 2015-10-12

We booked this boat via Halongbaycruises.org because they offered a good deal of only 110usd for 1 person. The booking was proceeded shortly after 2 emails. The boat is new, interesting itinerary. Good guide and very good food too.

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Kit Yi Wong

Relaxing and high quality service

Reviewed 2015-10-12

My family would highly recommend to everybody to book the Glory Legend Cruise. The cruise was a joy to be in, from the first minute of the pickup to when they dropped us off at the hotel. The company has a dedicated area at the cruise centre where we could wait for the wait to the cruise, so we didn't have to squeeze with the crowd at the main cruise center. They even served us a nice welcome tea while we waited. On board the cruise, the staff took great care of us. Activities was ok, we would have preferred more swimming and kayaking, but otherwise nothing to complain about. Our cabin was nice, 4 star accommodations! All in all, a reliable company and comfortable cruise

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Nguyễn Đạt Jacky

Tầu 4 sao quá đẹp và sang trọng

Reviewed 2015-10-12

Gia đình tôi 4 người có đặt 2 cabin qua anh Kenny Lê công ty Halong Bay Cruises và chúng tôi thật sự cảm thấy hài lòng về cung cách phục vụ cũng như chất lượng con tầu. Anh Lê đã giữ cho chúng tôi đúng 2 cabins có cửa sổ hướng biển như cam kết. Mọi dịch vụ tư đưa đón, lái xe, nhận viên hướng dẫn, đồ ăn uống... tất cả đều trên mức tuyệt vời. Chúng tôi thầm cảm ơn anh Lê và kính chúc công ty của anh ngày một phát đạt Em Đạt from Sydney, Australia

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Nguyen Dat Kim

Perfect in all and very highly recommended.

Reviewed 2015-10-12

Viet Beauty is really nice and beautiful Cruise for our opinion. The two Royal suite rooms are fantastic with a private deck, ideal for enjoying the stunning features of Ha Long Bay. The crew and tour manager were incredibly polite and friendly, but in particular the boat manager Kim who was attentive, courteous and good humored throughout our stay, and was always on hand to attend to our needs. The boat was so nice, new and clean. Cabin deluxe was spacious and modern with private en suite bathroom. Food was too much choices and fresh... Perfect in all and very highly recommended.

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NATTANUN

Awesome boat Glory Legend

Reviewed 2015-10-12

The staff was very friendly and helpful and really tried very hard to make everything perfect. The food was excellent and the boot was better as i hoped. Thanks a lot to all the staff - they gave us a great tour !!! With a smile on my face I think back to the time !!! Thank you Ana from Halong Bay Cruises for your kind recommendation of this boat.

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Wullschleger

Best Service...Full recommend

Reviewed 2015-10-12

This is for sure the most beautiful boat I've seen in Ha Long Bay 2015. Also the service is very good. All the boat staffs are very considerate,hospitable and passionate. Food is very delicious even better than many restaurant I tried in Hanoi. We enjoyed very much the time on boat. We had sunset party, we had the sunrise Tai chi practice, we had karaoke, we had kayaking, we had squid fishing...Those were wonderful memories.

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Vanick

Best 4 star cruise

Reviewed 2015-10-12

We booked 2 days 1night via this company because they offered us good price. The boat is new and clean. Friendly staff and good food too. We love this boat much

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Sebastian M

Outstanding Service

Reviewed 2015-10-11

Our stay was comfortable. The staff's service was great, they were very awesome. They make our stay happy all the time, no complain. They will always get back to you and solve your issues in a very satisfying manner. The room was comfortable, the bathroom's cleanliness could have been a lot better (humidity is an issue - stains of humidity on the ceiling of the bathroom for example). The location is convenient, easy to go everywhere. It is closed to a lot of restaurants, bars, stores,....

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Ting Huong Ping

Good company make a brilliant trip

Reviewed 2015-10-11

We did the 2 days 1 night trip and we had an amazing time. The room is clean, spacious, very comfortable and all the staff were extremely nice and helpful. People on the boat were friendly, we had a great time party with them. The main purpose of the trip was visting the caves. That didn't make me dissapointed, really amazing as its name. We book the tour via Halongbaycruises.org and they are reliable. Imperial Legend ruise is a good choice.

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Jennifer Truong

Worth the money

Reviewed 2015-10-11

The natural beauty in Halong bay was amazing. Wow, breathtaking. It's like a masterpieces. The crew were fantastic, I love their attitudes. They were fun, knowledgeable and incredibly helpful. The accommodation on the boat was gorgeous, we really enjoyed time on the boat and time inside the caves, so mysterious and interesting. One more thing, all the meals were delicious, I love Vietnamese foods, so tasty so good. Thumbs up.

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Bui Hai Yen

Great boat, good guide and amazing Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-10-11

Visited Halong Bay with The Viet Beauty was a lovely experience. The boat was beautiful. I love their decoration. Room was clean and neat. Food was delicious and various. I've also met new friends on the boat, they are from everywhere: Australia, Korea, America,... so I didn't feel lonely although I was travelling alone. Also big thanks to our tourguide, who was enthusiastic from the beginning to the end. Due to his preparation and support, my best memory in Ha Long Bay could be gained. I love this trip. In the near furture, I will definitely come back here with my husband and my children.

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Akira Sotome

Fantastic experience

Reviewed 2015-10-11

Our guide - Tuan - was fantastic, who made this experience very memorable. His English was fluently, he is very knowledgable. The accommodation on the boat was great. But the food was good and plentyful. We visited an ancient cave, swam in the beach, karakoke and lots of beers and wine at night time. The staff were very friendly. Unfortunately when we visited the weather was a little hazy, but the 2 days were sensational and I would definitely recommend this tour. He really went far and beyond his call of duty to make everyone happy. We are happy :)

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Sarah Cohen

Good trip

Reviewed 2015-10-11

Our guide and the rest of the staff were excellent. That was the highlight of the trip, they made me feel like home away from home. The food was good. Room was clean and neat, I love the smell inside the room and the decoration was really cozy. I love everything in my trip, the human, the boat and especially the itinerary. I will definitely recommend to my friends and my family

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Nadine Botha

Excellent Service

Reviewed 2015-10-11

We did a boat trip for 3 days 2 nights. The itinerary was a lot of fun, it gave us a chance to discover Halong Bay in the best way. We loved kayaking in the crystal water of Halong. We loved the food, really delicious. The best part was our guide - Mr Johny. He was so professional, so nice to us. I think he is the biggest asset of the company. I love this trip and will recommend to anyone plan to come to Halong Bay. Choose Galaxy Premium Cruise, that's a good choice

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Jimmy Choy

Top quality servive

Reviewed 2015-10-10

Sun Legend Cruise is a small cruise but very good service, good staff and perfect itinerary. Highly recommend this cruise.

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Jill Yamaguma

Good value for money

Reviewed 2015-10-09

I recommend you do 2 days 1 night trip because the second day is the relaxing day after adventuring in the first day. There were a lot of activities during the trip so you will definitely not get bored. This boat is still in good condition. Food was very good and staff were friendly and helpful. The cabin is clean, cozy and have big window. Actually, I were so lucky that I were upgraded free to the suite room. Nothing can beat the beautiful scenery of the Bay of the Rising Dragon. Halong Bay is a pure beauty and I recommend Aclass Opera Cruise with all my heart.

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David Lallier Mier

5 star service

Reviewed 2015-10-09

Exceeded our expectation and we highly recommend this hotel for its great location and super staff. Nice and clean rooms plus delicious breakfast.

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Camellia Lim

Amazing stay

Reviewed 2015-10-09

Thaison Palace Hotel was amazing! The staff were very attentive and friendly. They made sure that we had everything we need. The rooms are big because we was so lucky that we were upgrade to the suite room. The staff can also help you book tours if you want to go to Halong Bay and other tourist spots. The location of the hotel is in the Old Quarter is near tourist spots and the market, so convenient. Special thanks to Peter Tuyen, Hien, Sophie, Paige, Hoang, Hai and Christine who made our stay very comfortable. We will definitely stay here when we get back to Hanoi! :)

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IGnacio

Nice boat and value service

Reviewed 2015-10-09

We booked this cruise via this company Halong Bay Cruise- Day Tours and got very good price from the owner of this boat- Mr. Kenny Lee. We understand they do not have to deduct the commission for travel agencies as we booked directly with them. Everything on the trip was excellent. Bus picked up from your hotel and brought us back there without any problems. Food was great, many choices of local and western ones. Activities were well organised and funny. Above all, staff was very very friendly and knowledgeable. We rated this cruise excellent.

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Sulin luong

Good value for money

Reviewed 2015-10-09

We booked this cruise directly via halongbaycruises.org and got free upgrading to Ocean Views Cabin. Viola Cruise is the best 4 star cruise for my experiences. The staff were excellent, so friendly and hospitable. They were also very fluent in English so it made it so much more easier to communicate and even to learn more about Vietnam's history. The view was phenomenal, so were the activities. We even made friends on board and are still in touch with them.

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Jimmy

My 5 star rated

Reviewed 2015-10-08

For me this boat is 5 star for sure. Perfect in all from prices , staff, boat quality and meals. Could not ask for more.

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Steven Mcdonald

Absolutely Fantastic!!!

Reviewed 2015-10-08

Well what can I say this hotel looked impressive in Trip Advisor with a lot of positive reviews and I did not disappoint! They also managed the room and tours for us in a package which was much cheaper than others. They have many good points: nice and clean room, tasted breakfast and super friendly staff. If anybody have plan to visit Hanoi, go to Parkson Hotel you will find anything you need.

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Racheal Crooks

Lovely boat, better than I expected

Reviewed 2015-10-07

Staff on the boat were very nice. Having a lot of activities so you will definitely not be bored. Lovely food and nice atmosphere to relax. The rooms were nice and clean with thick blankets and heating and hot showers.

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Jacqueline

Wonderful trip

Reviewed 2015-10-07

The cruise is new, modern and romantic looks. Fresh food and professional staff. Highly recommend this cruise

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Emma Raysman

A must see. Good cruise

Reviewed 2015-10-06

Ha long Bay is a must visit in Vietnam. Although there are a lot of cruises in Halong, we decided to choose Glory Legend recommended by the Company that I booked tour - Halongbaycruises.org. That was a really good choice. Food was adequate & good quality. Comfortable beds & plenty of hot water. The rooms were clean, they put some roses on my bed, so nice ;). The staff were friendly and helpful. Thanks a lots

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Francine

Golden quality

Reviewed 2015-10-06

Good boat and friendly staff. We liked seafood for all meals. Got free upgraded to deluxe ocean views which was amazing. Can recommend this cruise.

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Ng Cheong Seng

Breath-taking Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-10-06

The staff was very helpful and friendly, they did their best to meet with our requirement. That was professional. Comfortable room but don't expect anything luxurious. For the amount we are paying for the three of us, it was worth it. Besides, Halong Bay is wonderful, breath-taking scenery.

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Marinda Tervoert

Home away from home

Reviewed 2015-10-05

Highly recommend this hotel to anyone want plan to travel Hanoi and Halong bay! The staff were friendly and treated us like family. They upgraded us to the suite room which was so nice. Great location in the old district, walking distance to all shops/restaurants/etc, but it's in a quiet street. They also arranged a Halong Bay 3days/2nights tour for us. That was brilliant, I felt happy with all the thing they gave me during the time in Vietnam. I will definitely come back here oneday soon.

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Reza Fournier

Amazing Trip

Reviewed 2015-10-05

It was a good trip. I enjoyed all the activities although the weather was not at its best. Room comfort was excellent. Various choice for food.:) I also made a lot of friends on the boat. The scenery in Halong is like a paint, so natural so peaceful

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Sung Jek

Great experience

Reviewed 2015-10-05

We went for 2D1N with sun Legend Cruise. The staff were pleasant and friendly. Their English were fluently and they are very polite in the way talking with us. Very professional. ; Food presentation for lunch and dinner was so yummy! Brunch for the last day was fantastic too. The itinerary allowed us to experience scenic sights at Halong Bay. Wow, amazing, really breathtaking:) We did Tai Chi in the morning, so relaxing, so flexible. The cabin was generally comfortable and clean. I love the smell in the room, it was natural, smell of water, wood and the sun. It made my day. The best part was that the cruise catered to only a few couples and families, so it was not crowded and rather peaceful. I feel it's worth a try if you're planning to visit Halong Bay!

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Anna Nguyen

Amazing Service

Reviewed 2015-10-03

The staff working for this hotel helped us a lot with tours and offering me a room for the time i have to wait Between trips! and the room, bed and shower are the best! Very good location and perfect breakfast.

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Andrea Bittarelli

Just wonderful trip

Reviewed 2015-10-03

My family boarded the V-spirt cruise and we slowly went around the bay , what a time we had the tour guide Vin was great told us all the important things in history. The food on the ship was outstanding and plenty of it. We could not finish the all the food as too much. We went caving canoeing and swimming. The deluxe cabin which has window faces to the sea was excellent. Thank you Kenny Lee for your special offer. My family were really happy by your kind suggestion on this boat.

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Tin Ton

Best company for Halong bay full day trip

Reviewed 2015-10-03

This is the best for quality and the most professional tour operator for Halong Bay Cruises and especially for Halong Bay Full Day trip from Hanoi. They offer free pick up from all hotels in Hanoi within Old- Quarter by air-con bus and English guide going together. All Bus, Boat, Tender, guide, food... were amazing and exceeded far from our expectation. Please dont mind to pay more to get the luxury option to get excellent trip!

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Nikili

Best 4 star cruise in Halong Bay 2015

Reviewed 2015-10-03

I and my wife booked this tour via the official website for this company ( halongbaycruises.org) and we really enjoyed our visit. We found everything in good condition for the facilities and they are really value for money. The boat looked new, nice and modern. We had chance to look at many other cruises there and proud being stay on this as it was the best among. Staff and breakfast were the high light. The food was very good and we loved all the activities especially the kayaking and cookery lessons. The Bay was overcrowded with boats which was a pity but apart from this it we couldn't fault it.

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Jacky Kim

Top rated cruise for 2 days and 1 night

Reviewed 2015-10-03

New and clean modern boat. Staff polite, friendly and hard working. Enjoyed sea food for all meals.Super clean room and full hot shower. Cons: kayaking boat is a little old.

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Ying Yu

Lovely cruise

Reviewed 2015-10-03

We highly recommend this boat and its professional staff and high quality service. Itinerary was very interesting and Halong Bay was more beautiful than we thought. All perfect!

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Dorota Liszke

Most luxury cruise

Reviewed 2015-10-03

The guide was very nice, friendly and so kind. The boat itself was lovely, relatively new. The only thing I could complain about is the food for breakfast which could be better as it was a little rush as guests got up late. Also dinner and lunches were excellent. We got free upgrade to Junior Suite by Kenny Lee because this boat is a part of his company. Highly recommend to book this boat and should contact Kenny Lee via info@halongbaycruises.org.

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Haili Chen

Best boat and best service ever

Reviewed 2015-10-03

The staff could not do enough for us- amazing service. The cruise not big but clean, nice and attractive. Food and drinks were good too.

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David Kastö

5 star service

Reviewed 2015-10-02

Very good location and clean room. Variety of the food is excellent and delicious for breakfast. But best of all, the staff were warm and friendly.Each time we returned to the hotel we were greeted by staff in a sincere manner. They were genuinely interested in our day. I would highly recommend this hotel.

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Amila Rose

Wow! Beautiful place

Reviewed 2015-10-02

We worked with Halongbaycruises.com to arrange a trip to Halong Bay. The scenery was marvelous. Before I came to the ship I was worried with reading some of the reviews but from the start I saw that I didn't make the wrong selection. Good cabin, good food, good staff,... everything were excellent.

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Jezreel Kang C W

Best Luxury 5 star cruise

Reviewed 2015-10-02

Amazing luxury 5 star cruise and Signature Halong Cruise is much better than our expectation. For sure exceeded ours. The staff were excellent, so friendly and hospitable. They were also very fluent in English so it made it so much more easier to communicate and even to learn more about Vietnam's history. The boat itself was brand- new, luxury and the most modern style and we feel proud of being over the most luxuriest cruise in Vietnam

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John Hock

Excellent experience at nicest hotel in Vietnam

Reviewed 2015-09-30

I've been to Hanoi in 2014, and I had really great time in Vietnam. Staff of this hotel are friendly, especially I liked the staff, Anna, she is one of reason why I want to visit Hanoi again. She is the best who is very helpful and friendly staff I have ever met. I could choose breakfast from a menu, and that was good:) This hotel is close to famous lake and a supermarket. I can't wait to see them again!

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Shane Carr

Great Job!!

Reviewed 2015-09-30

Clean and tidy room, great customer service, value for money. Absolutely love this hotel. I will comeback again with my family and tell to my friends about this hotel

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Linda Trinh

Peaceful

Reviewed 2015-09-29

Value the money. Food was excellent, kayaking, rowing, swimming. Everything were fantastic. This is quite peaceful compared to the busy Hanoi. We book via Halongbaycruises.org - reliable

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Lisda Pranoto

An amazing trip

Reviewed 2015-09-28

Fantastic trip was organised by Mr. Kenny of Halongbaycruises.org. Everything was excellent, from the itinerary to the cruise, to all the meals and the highlight of the trip was our great tour guide. By the way, we go for Glory Legend Cruise and that was a good cruise, you should choose that:) Thumbs up.

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Lilyan Grace

Memorable Experience in Parkson Hotel

Reviewed 2015-09-27

We stayed in Parkson Hotel nearly 1 weeks and definitely enjoyed that time. Firstly, they upgraded the room for us into the bigger and nicer room. They smiled and ready to help us anytime we need. With one weeks stayed in Parkson Hotel, we felt like staying at home and really sad to say goodbye to them when checking out. We are now at home in Australia but promise to come back to them someday.

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Doris Wong

A must see when you come to visit Vietnam

Reviewed 2015-09-27

Halong Bay is a must see in Vietnam, really beautiful. If you have tight budget or don't have a lot of money like me, I think you can choose day trip like me. It will costs 40 - 45 usd per person including pick up at your hotel and lunch on the boat. It's really important which company you choose because there are a lot of 'fake company", they offer you a really low price, it means that you will have a horrible trip. I booked via Halongbaycruises.org and that was an exactly choice. But if you're on a budget, I recommend you to take 2 days 1 night which will cost you around 120 - 180 usd per person( from superior to luxury). It takes 4 hours from Hanoi to Halong Bay, vise versa. The boat will be cruising in total 4 hours and they will stop at "fisherman village" and then bring you to a cave and back to your hotel in Hanoi. Overall it's great to visit Halong bay. I think I will earn more money to come back here for 2d1n or 3d2n trip :)

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Gatal Maria Kristina

Excellent

Reviewed 2015-09-27

I love the atmosphere in Halong Bay, so fresh, so natural. It's been a long time since that last time I have vacation like this and I', so lucky that I choose Halong Bay is my destiny. The seafood food served for lunch at the cruise was simply awesome. Plentiful activities, it never make you feel boring. Worth the money.Thank to halongbaycruises.org and thank to the Signature Royal Cruise. I have a really good trip

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Gurueva Albina

Great tour

Reviewed 2015-09-27

We booked the trip for 4 people and it cost $140 USD per person. It included hotel pick up, boat ride, lunch and Kayaking. The bus ride was long but we knew that going in. We had lunch first and then went for kayaking. After that cave tour, back to boat, we have about 1,2 hours for rest and shower before dinner time. Dinner was the best time to make friends, you can joy the cocktail party or karaoke. Really enjoy.

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Thierry M.

Good value hotel!

Reviewed 2015-09-26

It was better than expectation. Location is goo, walking distance to Hoan Kiem lake. The bed was very soft. Room was big and clean. Ideal hotel when you are here for a business trip.

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Josie Graham

Best tour ever

Reviewed 2015-09-26

We have perfect trip. Good weather. Great view. Excellent service. Delicious foods. Spacious and well-designed room with good shower and bed.

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Alice Wong

Good trip

Reviewed 2015-09-26

We book via Halongbaycruises.org and chose Signature Royal Cruise. We had the best time with the staff and other passengers. We was picked up from the hotel punctually and it took about 3 hours to go to Halong Bay. The staff were extremely attentive. The boat was clean and had an amazing upper deck with great views of the limestone features and bay. Food was abundamt, tasty for lunch & dinner as well as an amazing cooking class. The itinerary was filled with cave exploration, swimming, squid fishing and kayaking. You can choose to stay in the room for resting all the time or take part in those activities, it's up to you. But I think you should go out and enjoy. Anyway, we couldn't ask for a better weekend in one of the most beautiful spots in the world.

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Mia Wilson

Great Cruise

Reviewed 2015-09-25

There was nothing to complaint about this trip. They took good care of us. Food was nice. Cabin was very spacious, smelled so good. There was a lot of activities: kayaking, karaoke, squid fishing at night and cocktail party,... Halong bay was the highlight of our trip in VIetnam

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Jay Lee

Great experience with Glory Legend Cruise

Reviewed 2015-09-25

The maximum of customers was just about 20 so we have a lot of space on the boat. Well organised, the staff was very friendly and helpful. The food was good, I love all meals:) My room was gorgeous, smell so nice and it have big window so I can see the Bay in the morning:) So peaceful:)We were so lucky because in that day, the weather was so nice. Really enjoyed it

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Lynda Lim

Beautiful scenery with top cruise

Reviewed 2015-09-25

The boat was better than my expectation. Room was clean, cozy and especially, it had window which make us feel comfortable. I spent most of my time outside to room to enjoy the whole trip in the best way. The room had air-conditioner, so it was really cool. service in the room was great, the staff understand your demand and they met with every single requirement. They served Vietnamese foods which were delicious, they also had food for vegetarians. We were given 2 lunches, 1 breakfast and a really nice dinner on a 24 hour cruise. By the way, we had to pay for the drinks, that was not included in the payment for the trip. We toured a fabulous cave. I loved the atmosphere of the "old style junk" boat and the scenery was fabulous.The boat was better than my expectation. Room was clean, cozy and especially, it had window which make us feel comfortable. I spent most of my time outside to room to enjoy the whole trip in the best way. The room had air-conditioner, so it was really cool. service in the room was great, the staff understand your demand and they met with every single requirement. They served Vietnamese foods which were delicious, they also have food for vegetarians. We were given 2 lunches, 1 breakfast and a really nice dinner on a 24 hour cruise. By the way, we had to pay for the drinks, that was not included in the payment for the trip. We toured a fabulous cave. I loved the atmosphere of the boat and the scenery was fabulous.

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Hana Kimberly

Wonderful and Highlight in Halong Bay, Vietnam

Reviewed 2015-09-25

By far the best of our stay was the kindnes of the staff when we compared with other 5 star cruises in all over the world and even at 6 star hotels. Food was delicious and the scheduled activities were great fun. We really enjoyed our trip and would like to say thank you so much to Mr. Kenny Lee, the owner of halongbaycruises.org for his kind support for recommending us this wonderful cruise.

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Nick Tan

Worth every penny

Reviewed 2015-09-24

We had an excellent experience, the staff was amazing, I love their attitudes, they tried their best to make us happy. Food was of high quality, everything were plentiful. We were upgrade to the family suites which were brilliant, this cruise is 5 star cruise so the room we stayed in was excellent! Halong Bay is so beautiful, so magnificent. Worth every penny!!!!

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Brian Ronchi

Amazing trip with an amazing cruise

Reviewed 2015-09-24

The trip to Halong Bay is perfect for us, from the itinerary, the cruise, the staff and all the meals. The staff was the highlight of the trip, they made us feel comfortable all the time, they completed our trip to Halong. Thank you, Signature Royal Cruise, we appreciated your effort.

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Evelyn Norman

good trip - good cruise

Reviewed 2015-09-22

Our Cruise named Viola and the trip was very organised! My parent and I loved the day that we visited Amazing caves. In the cave, they put some lights which make the cave more magnificnet, so mystery, so charm. Honestly Our tourguide named Lucky and we were very lucky to have him. He made the trip fun. All the staff on the boat were very caring. The food was delicious and plentyful. There was loads of it! We booked for the massage in our rooms for the full relaxing. I would highly recommend Viola Cruise for anyone who want to come to Halong Bay. Thumbs up!!!!

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Donna

Just excellent and the highlight in Vietnam

Reviewed 2015-09-22

REVIEW SIGNATURE ROYAL HALONG CRUISE was perfect. It was the highlight of our stay in Vietnam. We think this boat is the best of the best cruise in Halong Bay 2015. It was brand- new, luxury and very romantic cruise. My family and I loved every part of it. We would give a full rating for everything. We don't have a single negative thing to say about the cruise. Highly recommend!

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Jimmy Nguyen

Best for Viola Cruise

Reviewed 2015-09-21

We were recommended this cruise by HalongBayCruises.Org to Viola cruise & had amazing holiday. Every thing was done in smoothly, the shuttle bus was nice with polite driver, water complementary and very helpful tour guide. The boat was lovely in the wonderful bay, we loved touring to beach, island, cave & exciting activities of kayaking, cooking class, squid fishing, Taichi...Staffs & services on boat was fantastic. Highly recommend this cruise as it is the best cruise for overnight boat!

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Jenas

Wonderful trip and highly recommend

Reviewed 2015-09-17

Perfect hotel and cery friendly staff. We highly recommend this hotel for all leisure travelers and businessmen as well.

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Kenneth Rush

Enjoyable Stay

Reviewed 2015-09-17

This was not the first time we go to Vinh Hung Emerald, once again we had a wonderful relaxing for 8 nights. The staff are friendly as usual. Breakfast is varied and good quality. Pool is refreshing and afternoon street food a pleasant addition. Thank you to Vinh and all the staff.

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Kim Seong Hyun

Highly recommended

Reviewed 2015-09-15

Clean and neat room. Good breakfast. Great room-service. Excellent staff. I highly recommend this hotel to anyone who wanted to stay in Old Quarters.

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JOHN GILBERT DURAI

Dont book the Halong Cruise via this hotel

Reviewed 2015-09-12

We wanted to book a honeymoon cruise via them and from the beginning I didn't had a good feeling with this guy (his name was David Nguen). We asked for the honeymoon suite at the Cristina Diamond boat. I think me mentioned at least 10 times during our stay that we wanted to stay in the honeymoon suite and I think he offered us a good price so we decided to book. Because I didn't fully trust him I was very careful and aware what he was writing down in the confirmation and despite asking 3 times he didn't wrote that we booked the honeymoon room. We already paid 50% to pay the other 50% the next morning. We asked him once again to show on the Internet to show us the room as he also said he would book an even better room with no noise from a generator. After that I simply gave him the order (quite straightforward and angry) to write down we booked the honeymoon suite which he refused to do. Than he said he was so sorry and there was some misunderstanding as it wasn't clear to him we wanted to book the honeymoon suite. And immediately after that he just wanted to give back the payment and get rid of us.

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Charles Leather

Good jouney

Reviewed 2015-09-05

A pleasant trip we spent our night at pelican cruise. We enjoyed the UNESCO heritage-Halong Bay, the cruise sails very smooth, you feel really comfortable, no seasick. you can feel the morning breeze upon the sun deck greeting you with the spectacular view around the cruise. You can smell the ocean mist and awaken your soul with morning tai chi on the deck. what a great journey. The way back to Hanoi seem longer because we want to relax more in Halong Bay. Next time when coming back, we will stay longer, for sure :)

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Beverly Cho

Best 5 star luxury cruise

Reviewed 2015-09-02

We booked this cruise via www.halongbaycruises.org and our stay on the boat was great. We did the 3 day 2 night cruise which was absolutely beautiful, it is an amazing place. Thank you so much Kenny for your kind recommendation and special offer on your boat.

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Eileen

real and best company for Halong Bay full day trip

Reviewed 2015-09-02

We did full day trip through this company in last August 2015 and confident to recommend this company to everybody. In my opinion this is the best company for operating full day trip to Halong Bay from Hanoi. Everything is perfect, very good quality from guide, car, boat, food.

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Kimberly

Just perfect

Reviewed 2015-09-02

Everything exceeded our expectation from a 4 star cruise. We paid 130 USD to get special offer from Mr. Kenny Lee ( the owner of this cruise) and upgraded us to deluxe ocean views which is nicer than the others. the cruise is very good, staff charming, good food and clean spacious rooms. Well organised transfers. No complaints, just listen carefully when taking trips off the boat as we missed the secret cave.

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Nania Sougata

Wonderful

Reviewed 2015-08-31

We had a 2days 1nigh in Halong Bay. Wonderful. Our cabin was large and well designed. The staff on the boat were terrific. The way to Halong is about 3 hours, a little bit long but it's OK because we have our lovely tourguide who is really funny and knowledgable. A one day visit and evening on the boat was sufficient. Halong Bay is beautiful even with less then perfect conditions.

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Joy Deep

A great place to stay

Reviewed 2015-08-30

Great stay. Room was very nice, they upgrade me for free to the suite room. The staff were very friendly and helpful. They also arrange travel plans. Anything else we needed. It is on Nguyen Huu Huan street - central position, just a great place to stay. Would definitely go back.

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Neil Patrick

Wonderful Bay

Reviewed 2015-08-29

We went to Halong bay for the first time. On the boat, the guide and crew were like the family. Moreover, meals were also very delicious and tasty . The room which I stayed in was gorgeous and spaceful, like you can play foodball in the room. Please go to Halong bay when you go to the northern part of Vietnam. We will recommend the use of Galaxy Premium Cruise. I recommend a night stay 'cause nighttime is the right time for making friends.

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Cara Laurent

Good choice in Halong

Reviewed 2015-08-29

We had a great stay in the Galaxy Premium boat. We were picked up at the hotel in time and the tourguide welcome us with a professional attitude. I booked the honeymoon suite, we arrived to a heart made from rose petals on the bed, a small bottle of local red wine and a fruit bowl, mixed feeling, so touched. The room was good great views because our cabin have large windows. Our guide was very sweet. He took us to the caves, give us a lot of precious information about it and about life in Vietnam. Food was delicious-and plentiful, we were like full all the time. We went kayaking on the second day which was nice. We visited a pearl farm which I wasn't looking forward to but it was actually interesting and also beautiful. There are ladies on boats that ply the ships in the evenings. All the other guests were great - met some lovely people. One night would be fine if you're just interested in seeing the landscape. Stay for two nights if you have the time and want to chill out.

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Gillian Anne

Fantastic

Reviewed 2015-08-29

Fantastic cruise, we would thoroughly recommend doing with Grayline. We booked the cabin at the front of the junk and that was a great choice. We woke up early in the morning to see the sunrise. We was lucky because the weather of that day was beautiful, fantastic. Halong bay was like a wonder in fairy tail. My husband and I had a really good trip together.

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Rebecca S

Peaceful

Reviewed 2015-08-29

Food was a highlight in our trip because we are cooker so good food is very important with us everywhere we go. On the boat, I think we were satisfied with all the meals. It was a lovely experience. very helpful staff who are always going out of their way to help us, to make our stay more comfortable. The amazing cave was awesome, going to the caves and hang around on the boat is the best way to see everything in the beautiful Halong bay.

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Henderson

Valued trip

Reviewed 2015-08-26

Just taking full day trip and a little bit just and wish could be 2 days 1 night. However, the tour is good quality from transfers, friendly guide, good food and new boat. 4hs cruising is not enough for amazing Halong Bay

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Parker

Small but exellent

Reviewed 2015-08-26

Took Mr. Kenny Lee'advice and chose this boat for our holiday trip to Halong Bay. Exellent ia the only word i am confident to say. Everything goes smoothly and perfect. Nice boat nice staff and really delicous food. Thank you Kenny Lee and Halobg Bay Cruises Day Tours.

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Tran Maria

Luxury and real 5 star boat

Reviewed 2015-08-26

Nice and modern boat. Itinerary interesting. Friendly staff and fresh good food. Thank you Kenny for your recommendation and special offer.

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Michael Fowles

Best customer service

Reviewed 2015-08-25

Me and my friends booked a family suite room in Parkson Hotel. As our train from Sapa reached Hanoi very early in the morning, we went to Parkson Hotel and hoped for an early check in. As there were a guest checked out early so the staff here cleaned the room and gave us the free early check in, so nice because we were really tired after back from Sapa. That effort really enlightened our stay in Hanoi. The wonderful customer service make me want to go back to that hotel when I visit Hanoi in future.

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BOYUAN

Brand - New hotel

Reviewed 2015-08-23

It's quiet, even it's located in the center. The staffs are really friendly and helpful. They try to bring the best service to the clients. We recommend this hotel.

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Robert hey Wood

Real good quality

Reviewed 2015-08-23

V- Sprite Cruise is a good valued boat for holiday if you visit Vietnam. We booked this boat in advance via this website after reading a lot good reviews for this cruise. We decided to book this boat directly because we could get special offer as this boat is a part of Halong Bay Cruises Day Tours. For the V- Spirit Crusie its decor and quality was impeccable. The food was lovely and the staff were very helpful and considerate. The cabins were absolutely beautiful and clean, particularly the en suite. The activities were good for all age groups. I was especially glad that we did the two night, three day cruise as it gave us more time to enjoy the sights and do some hands-on activities. Highly recommend this boat of your budget is around 120 USD / Person for 2 days and 1 night trip.

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Qween Lee

New boat and good quality

Reviewed 2015-08-23

booked and paid via Halong Bay Cruise after reading so many good reviews on Tripadvisor. We got the best price and special offer for deluxe cabin ocean views. The boat itself new, clean and very comfortable. Food is not too much choice but fresh and delicious. Staff, itinerary, kayaking and transfers are really good.

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Tonny Jackshire

Real Garden Bay

Reviewed 2015-08-23

Big, deluxe and romantic boat. We booked 2 days and felt regret and expect to spend 1 more night. 3days will be the best.

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Tim Adward

Best luxury 5 star boat

Reviewed 2015-08-23

We trusted Signature Luxury Cruise is the best 5 star cruising boat in Halong Bay up to present. The facilities are luxury and luxury. Staff, food and service are on top of 5 star service. Thank you Halong Bay Cruise for your special offer of an excellent boat

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Torres Hamber

Luxury cruise and good price

Reviewed 2015-08-23

We chose this boat after getting the recommendation from Halong Bay Cruise and felt very satisfied to take their advice. From the moment we contacted them about airport transfers they were efficient, helpful and accommodating. Staff were friendly and helpful as my husband had a day of not being well. We booked package tour for 2 days and 1 night on this boat and it turned to be the highlight of total 6 days in Vietnam. Very nice and romantic boat. Too much food for choices went along with friendly and lovely servers. Cabin looks luxury like 5 star... good in all.

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BryceJanine

BryceJanine

Reviewed 2015-08-21

Great service, friendly staff, heaps and heaps of yummy food. Room is small, windows not that big either and we were a little disappointed as we thought by the pictures the room would be a little more luxory. However we really enjoyed our time in Halong Bay and the staff made it great.

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Seng Ypng Chong

Lovely experience

Reviewed 2015-08-21

Our family did a 2D1N cruise stay at Halong Bay. The view onboard was great and and had an aura of tranquility. Our tour guide had was really friendly and we had a good time onboard. Food can be improved though, especially for breakfast, where a more substantial and more filling meal should be served- it only consisted of a few sweet pastries which was barely sufficient to keep one filled during the day. Also, be prewarned that buying tickets from your local tour agency could be more expensive- we bought our tickets at quadruple the price compared to others who purchased from the Vietnamese agency itself.

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Candis Parkes

Excellent!

Reviewed 2015-08-20

2 nights 3 days, had an amazing time, weather was not so good, but that didnt stop people having a good time, the boat was lucky to have an amazing group of different nationalities that seemed to have a common goal of enjoying themselves, it was brilliant thanks to the crew and the other passengers making the cruise what it was, I feel very lucky

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Matt Symonds

Fantastic Memory

Reviewed 2015-08-20

We travelled as a family of 4 with 2 teenage children. It exceeded our expectations. Total Value for money. The boat was beautiful inside and the crew amazing. We definitely recommend the 2 night cruise as second day we went to less crowded areas and had time to relax. The meals were fantastic and we could not eat all the food provided as there was so much. We are so glad we picked this boat for our cruise and not one of the bigger boats that go out. Would definitely recommend - it was probably the highlight of our Vietnam holiday.

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Emily Henchiot

Value for money

Reviewed 2015-08-15

We really enjoyed our 1 night stay here. Family Room was lovely and relaxing, bathroom was huge. Really good outside pool in center of hotel, creating a great central atmosphere. Fantastically placed to access entire area of the old quarter whilst not being overwhelmed of staying on top of it.

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Qweeny

Just perfect choice

Reviewed 2015-08-12

Good choice for price, its room size and location. Bonus for free swimming pool and buffet breakfast each day

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Dayang Suhana

A beautiful hotel

Reviewed 2015-08-11

We stayed here for five nights. Less than 4 minutes walking to the bridge of the ancient city. I love atmosphere here, beautiful and well maintained garden, fresh air. Fabulous, clean room with toiletries, kettle and tea and coffee. Lovely staff are very pleasant and helpful. Breakfast was large variety. Free street food in afternoon, and free boat trip along the river. If returning to Hoi An will definitely stay again, highly recommended.

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Eo Demsey

Excellent Quality

Reviewed 2015-08-11

Got more than what we expected. We booked 2 days and 1 night via this website and got free upgraded to Senior Suite. Pick up and transportation were perfect. Good food and friendly staff. All in all we really satisfied with this cruise and highly recommend.

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Susan

Number 1 cruising boat in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-08-11

Super cruise and Super quality. The staff were excellent, so friendly and hospitable. Our Deluxe cabin 's very comfortable and spacious. The view was phenomenal, so were the activities. We even made friends on board and are still in touch with them. Thank you Glory Legend Cruise and we rate you 1 in Halong Bay.

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Jean Lynda

Dream boat and dream trip in my life

Reviewed 2015-08-11

Excellent for all and we frankly did not notice how wonderful the boat is. This is brand- new luxury 5 star and we were really proud of being on this boat for our honeymoon trip. I and my partner really enjoyed.

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Luke

Much better than the other

Reviewed 2015-08-11

I and my husband did a 2 day 1 night cruise of Halong Bay with Emotion Cruise and what we received was better than what we expected. The boat was nice, and the room was clean and comfortable, albeit a little dated. The food for every meal-lunch, dinner and brunch-was delicious and tasted like home-cooked food. The activities were interesting--kayaking in the bay, climbing to the top of one island for a panoramic view, and exploring a cave. But they were packed with tourists, so if you are looking to get away from the crowd, do take note of the itinerary. We felt that the itinerary was a little to packed with activities. They were fun, but we would have preferred more time on the boat just to take in the magnificent view and relax in the gentle breeze. Our main gripe was that our guide's English was difficult to understand, so we had to guess what he was trying to communicate. He put in a huge efforts to take good care of us all the time. Great service!

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Phong Tran

Good stay

Reviewed 2015-07-27

Excellent hotel, the location is in the central of the Old Quarter so it is easy to travel to every place. Good stay. Highly recommended

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Michael B

Nice stay, central location and excellent staff

Reviewed 2015-07-25

Location is perfect and many local restaurant are within the walking distance. The staffs are very friendly and have sufficient advices about Hanoi city. Room is wide and clean with bath tab. Definitely we will come back this hotel for our next visit to Hanoi.

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Santo Alex

Excellent Hotel

Reviewed 2015-07-08

modern, clean and all new.Staff helpful but never pushy. Great customer service. If I' ll go back to Hanoi i will stay here again.

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David Lallier

Time is too SHORT to enjoy the beauty of Halong bay

Reviewed 2015-06-22

Quite disappointed as we are only visited 2 places even we have took 4 hours journey from Hanoi to Halong Bay. Cruise is brand- new and really good at sservice

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Markhuge

Perfect Hotel in Hanoi

Reviewed 2015-06-17

The entire team of staff at Focus Hanoi are fantastic. The manager was a great help and looked after us with good humor. She had great tips for food and shopping and how best to get around the area. Would definitely recommend to anyone. The kids (15yo girl and 11yo boy) We absolutely loved it! Thanks and highly recommend

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Hugues Debra

Nothing special plus Rude staff

Reviewed 2015-05-22

The rooms and cruise facilities are of a very high standard - unfortunately the staff attitude, food quality and general itinerary were not of the same standard. Staff were indifferent to the guests and appeared to resent us being on board. Eg. Table service was not provided even for basics like tea and coffee for breakfast. Communal toilets were left dirty and toilet paper not replenished. The food and staff were the greatest disappointment. I had a wonderful experience last year on a different boat and this one did not live up to our expectations. Visited May 2015

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Alan Nguyen

Fantastic hotel

Reviewed 2015-05-18

We had a wonderful time in Thaison Palace Hotel, we stayed with our 4 children this time and everybody had a great time. We highly recommended. Good luck to Thaison Palace on their business

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Limpooh Jean

Could be better soon

Reviewed 2015-05-18

walked into the room, don't feel really clean and encounter water supply outage twice during my stay when I wake up in the morning, but the respond consider fast, within 30 mins, water supply resume. during my stay, the one and only LIFT out of order, I got to walk down from level 9 to lobby :(

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Mileskee

A must see amazing experience

Reviewed 2015-03-06

I went back in May with a couple of friends not really knowing what to expect, I was incredibly surprised at what we got for what we paid. We paid $39 for the second option which is a bit more adventurous that option 1, but they were both great choices. We got on to this boat and had lunch, that was good . In the asternoon, we saw amazing sights, mountains, a beautiful lake, caves, everything was beautiful! And we thought there was going to be a huge language barrier but when we got on the boat we heard that the guide spoke English. The whole trip was amazing, espicially for the price! I recommend that if you want an awesome Vietnamese experience that this is one of the places that you go.

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Maxi Henry

Very good guides

Reviewed 2015-03-06

For those who’ve never visited Hanoi, the Halong Bay One Day Tours was a very good way to get introduced to the city. Their guides asked us where our interests lied, and when we told them in history, they took us to a bunch of museums, all walking, while giving us a great history tour! This type of experience is really amazing, and if you find yourself in Hanoi you should make sure you will not miss it! We love this tour and so do u. I'm defenitely sure about that

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Maxi Henry

Very good guides

Reviewed 2015-03-06

For those who’ve never visited Hanoi, the Halong Bay One Day Tours was a very good way to get introduced to the city. Their guides asked us where our interests lied, and when we told them in history, they took us to a bunch of museums, all walking, while giving us a great history tour! This type of experience is really amazing, and if you find yourself in Hanoi you should make sure you will not miss it! We love this tour and so do u. I'm defenitely sure about that

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Rtwyce

Love on the water of Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-03-06

There's nothing quite like a water tour. The closest companion I could compare the Halong Bay tour to would be the one day Rice Barge tour in Bangkok. Both were days I loved and shared with people I love. Life on the water in Southeast Asia is truly special. Food good, felling good, make a lot of friendss. Totally great!

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Audrey Deal

Very good tour

Reviewed 2015-03-06

I took this trip a short while ago, while in Vietnam, and the tour itself was superb. We took the day cruise, spanning a little less than half the day. The whole experience was exhilirating, with very good staff (who were giving us great instructions), a great guide, and beautiful views! Included lunch was also good, was a (surprise surprise!) seafood fare. Highly recommended. Thump up

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Tim Bryan

Great trip

Reviewed 2015-03-06

If you never visited Hanoi, Vietnam, I highly recommend that you do, and a great way to explore the Halong Bay is to go on a one day trip. The view we enjoyed when we went was breathtaking! The rocks sitting on the middle of the ocean are amazing, and there are caves you can kayak into, which will make for an experience you will never forget. The boat we cruised in was also very nice and luxurious, and it had a great service and a very friendly staff. This type of experience is really amazing, and if you find yourself in Hanoi you should make sure you will not miss it!

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Tim Bryan

Great trip

Reviewed 2015-03-06

If you never visited Hanoi, Vietnam, I highly recommend that you do, and a great way to explore the Halong Bay is to go on a one day trip. The view we enjoyed when we went was breathtaking! The rocks sitting on the middle of the ocean are amazing, and there are caves you can kayak into, which will make for an experience you will never forget. The boat we cruised in was also very nice and luxurious, and it had a great service and a very friendly staff. This type of experience is really amazing, and if you find yourself in Hanoi you should make sure you will not miss it!

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Laura

Beautiful trip

Reviewed 2015-03-04

Beautiful boat, very clean and food was really impressive. We enjoyed our stay but only wish we had done 2 nights as it felt too rushed seeing everything. But still thump up!

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Mikaela from Brisbane

Brand- New 4 star cruise

Reviewed 2015-03-02

We absolutely loved Glory Legend Cruises! Our room was beautiful, the staff were very friendly and always helpful, and the whole boat was beautiful inside. The meals were amazing - 10 courses! Breakfast is very basic. The drink prices were standard with what we paid in other places in Vietnam. And the best part was the tour itself. We did the 2 night tour and were SO glad we did - I think people who only did 1 night really miss out. You arrive at lunch time on the first day and leave before lunch the next day so you don't really get a lot of time, hence why it's worth staying longer. Our boat went to unique places away from all the other cruise ships, and so we got to really enjoy the serenity of the bay and see it without all the ships in the way. We did kayaking and got to see some endangered monkeys, and lots more! The tour guides were awesome - SO enthusiastic, friendly and helpful. They were also very flexible which was good. NOTE: They have 2 boats (one is old and one is new) - request to be in the new one!

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Carmelita

Boat was nice and staff very pleasant food

Reviewed 2015-03-02

We were picked up from Hanoi punctually and the ride was comfortable. The boat is very clean and crew members were very friendly and helpful. The trip was fun, but I felt that the kayaking activity was cut short from 40 min to 30 min. We still had a good time with all the activities. The food was very good and too much. I was disappointed with the trip back to Hanoi, the bus was warm even though others informed the tour leader and that I had to clarify many times for the hotel destination as we were changing hotel. Howver, all in all it was a excellent trip and highly recommend Glory Legend Cruise and Halong Bay Cruises company.

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Sarah S.

Relaxing, fun, beautiful

Reviewed 2015-03-02

We had a thoroughly magnificent 2 day cruise on Halong bay. My son and I had a few issues with our booking, which the ARDEN BAY CRUISE Company sorted out to our complete satisfaction. the staff were courteous, efficient and very accommodating. Halong Bay lived up to it's inclusion in the 7 natural wonders of the world, and the cruise allowed us to experience its wonder and beauty.

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Jürgen from Oldenburg

GARDEN BAY CRUISE lived up Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-03-02

Great Cruise. We went on the recently renovated boat GARDEN BAY CRUISE and the amenities were great. Great staff, food and boat activities. Highly recommended and thank you Kenny Lee/ Mr for your special offer on this boat.

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Heather

Fantastic

Reviewed 2015-03-02

Booked this boat via Halong Bay Cruise, an official company specializing for Halong Bay Cruise so they offered us very good price on this boat. The staff was fantastic, as was the food, and the room. We booked the family room with terrace at the front of the boat. It was really nice to have the views from the terrace because I was not able to do the tours with the kiddos. I can't wait to do it again. Thank you so much Kenny Lee and i will recommend your company to all my friends who intend to visit Halong Bay.

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Hugues

Free pick-up if you book this boat via Halong Bay Cruises Company

Reviewed 2015-03-02

We had a very nice stay at the Halong Paloma Cruise for 2 days 1 night. Everything on the cruise was as good as expected. We used the minibus shuttle from Hanoi to Halong Bay and back. I am aware that the traffic in general is crazy in Vietnam, but I still think that the driver should drive more responsible. We had many near death experiences on the drive. We would rather arrive 20 minutes later and have a comfortable drive. they give a good service and plenty of food; although they dont have cup and kettle in the room; but i can request and they make it for us what we need. Thank you so much Kenny for your kind offer the pick up from Hanoi to Halong Bay and bring us back as well.

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Fionna

Perfect Holiday with The Viet Beauty Cruise

Reviewed 2015-03-02

We really had a great time. It's just such a perfect luxury Halong Bay cruise with amazing staff and great food. The kayaking, squid fishing, swimming time and caving was truly amazing experience as well. Thanks THE VIET BEAUTY CRUISE and Boss Kenny Lee from Halong Bay Cruises Company for his cheap offer for an excellent quality trip on THE VIET BEAUTY CRUISE.

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Mr.Richard Dykes-Brown

Unique cruise, better than all the others

Reviewed 2015-03-02

We had a great time. All the staff from the driver to the boat crew were brilliant. The food on board was the best we have had so far in Vietnam. We loved the boat and the cabin. I have no negative comments at all.

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Mario Helchiot

Best luxury 4 star boat in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2015-03-01

We felt very satisfied and so confident to highly recommend this luxury boat Glory Legend Cruise for everyone who intend to visit Halong Bay for 2 days and 1 night and this boat is one of the best boat among hundred boats on Halong Bay.

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Maryse L

Super 5 star

Reviewed 2015-03-01

All was superb but I would have appreciated having soft drinks and water included in their prices. It seems unusual for such a high end cruise to have these optional.

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Sarah

Could not be better

Reviewed 2015-02-25

We loved our stay on the Halong Violet and if traveling in Vietnam would not hesitate to do the cruise again, hopefully for a longer time. The room was stunning with it's own private balcony, floor to ceiling windows and large bathroom with big jacuzzi tub. The meals were delicious (if a bit overwhelming at times as they were at least 4 courses each). The daily activities were wonderful and included biking through a rain forest, visiting a floating fishing village and kayaking to a private beach. The service was impeccable and the staff did whatever they could to make the trip great. My mother said the massage she got was the best she had in Vietnam.

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Ccaa A

It's worth every penny !!!!!

Reviewed 2015-02-18

I did one day trip to Halong bay in our Vietnam holiday last month. The bay so beautifullll n we're so lucky with good weather. we did visit the cave. Thien cung cave means labyrinth cave. Everything there was too beautiful with the natural made. Just felt so amazinggggggg. Absolutely back here n stay longer.

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LenoreMichelle

Majestic natural wonder!

Reviewed 2015-02-13

Halong bay is one of the most impressive things we did in Vietnam. I did try bamboo boat, the cave. they're all very exciting. the crowd of tourists didn't distract from the majestic nature of this incredible natural wonderful.Our guide used a laser point to show us certain impressive formations. The cave was truly magnificent. Michael and I had fun exploring the grounds of the cave. As we exited the cave from a different entry point from where we had entered, we had extraordinary views of Halong Bay.Highly recommended in Asia!!!!

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Dizon Oliver

Eclipse Legend Hotel

Reviewed 2015-02-12

Nice experience. Friendly staff, they speak fluently English. Good room, they put flower on the bed which was so nice. They recommended some place for me to visit. They also arranged the tour for me, I were so satisfied with that. Good memory in Vietnam

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Alvinmri

The natural wonder of Vietnam

Reviewed 2015-02-11

It is a long ride from Hanoi to Halong bay but the tour was well organized and run efficiently. If you have more time I definitely think a one night two day cruise tour would be very enjoyable, but since I was alone, a one day tour was sufficient to get a glimpse of what Halong bay has to offer. Well worth the money! Thump up :) <3

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Hannah Saracovar

Beautiful

Reviewed 2015-02-10

We traveled 4 hours by bus going to the port with a half hour stop in between (take care of your toilet needs). The stop was in a tourist shop with lifesize sculptures, silk, food etc. the best thing I tasted was the Merino Ice Cream. So delicious. The Halong Bay Cruise was amazing. (I just didnt get to eat that much - you'll have to tell the guide if you are vegetarian). But still, Halong Bay is gorgeous. Picturesque limestone "dragon" mountains. Specially when you climb the mountain into Heaven's Cave. I'm claustrophobic, not a fan of caves but, the lighting and hugeness of this cave was really great awesome. We then went kayaking (some went bamboo boating). Excellent. Oh, the tour guide spoke clear, perfect english. Great tour!

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Ann

Exelent service

Reviewed 2015-02-08

Golden service and we love this company and this boat as well

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Alicia

Beautiful Halong

Reviewed 2015-02-08

Hanoi is always my least choice in trip but heard friends said Halong Bay is worth going... hence decided to give it a trial. Not to my disappoinment, Halong Bay is beatiful and so relaxing especially when you are in the middle of it, surrounding with mountains and beautiful view... Speechless! Cruise is big and comfortable. Get ready with your camera as you will not stop taking photo for such beatiful view. Besides, Halong Bay, there is much in Hanoi that impressed me except its food. Food is really tasty and delicious. The only and biggest dislike abt Hanoi is the shop attendants, they are mostly rude and no manners which really shocked me at first. But after understanding their background and history, i kind of accepting who they are.

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Paul F

Fabulous!!!

Reviewed 2015-02-07

Halong Bay and Ginger Cruise was a highlight of our trip to Vietnam. Everything was fantastic. The staff went out of their way to ensure all his passengers were kept happy and informed. The excursions were most enjoyable, especially the caves. The trip, and boat lived up to all our expectations and I would highly recommend anyone experience the Ginger Cruise. Thank you Ginger Cruise for a memorable experience!

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Jean Holiman

We love it

Reviewed 2015-02-04

The crew and staff were excellent! The food was well prepared, well presented and delicious! The itinerary was unhurried, varied and interesting. The tour guide Quang who brought us to Cat Ba Island was excellent. My husband and I were the only two guests on the 2nd day trip in Halong Bay. Halong Bay was beautiful! We felt like we were on land - no waves, the Bay was so calm! Highly recommended!!!!

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Kelzawandering

Great value for money

Reviewed 2015-02-03

Great value for money, lunch was good, staff were excellent! I could only fit in the one day tour bacause of tons of work in my hometown & would recommend an overnight if u can fit it. One day was still fantastic and well worth it - just be prepared for a long day! Don't miss Halong Bay when u come to this beautiful country!

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Ms.Kaaren Kane

Best boat and best service

Reviewed 2015-02-01

I loved pretty much everything about the cruise. The cabin was lovely, food was delicious, activities were fun, and the staff was wonderful. My only negative is that there were so many things to do in such a short period of time. There wasn't a lot of relaxing time. I enjoyed all the activities though. If I were to do it over again, I would probably book the 2-night cruise just to have more time.

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Iron Bells

Keep away!

Reviewed 2015-01-25

When we arrived early to a mattress on the floor of reception with 2 staff asleep on it, they told us to go in the restaurant and wait until breakfast at 7am, bearing in mind we arrived at 5am? There were no drinks in the restaurant which was a bedroom converted as it still had the bathroom in it that hadnt been cleaned for at least a year, it smelt really bad. When checked into our room at 10am, we had been upgraded to a suite? The room was damp and smelt of blocked drains, the toilet didnt flush and the shower was broke. It is not a clean place to stay and i would not recommend it to anyone. The breakfast is adequate but again everything seems dirty, the staff that replenish the food items have dirty clothes on. This hotel is far too over rated to be a 3 star, i would say 2 at best, i couldnt wait to leave. It was as if the staff were playing at lets run a hotel but dont have a clue. Just terrible. Stayed Jan 2015, traveled as a couple

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Julien Gorgre Holiman

Great value

Reviewed 2015-01-25

I love the trip to Halong Bay. Great memory with my fiance. We didn't have enough time for the 2D1N trip so we just take the Daily trip, still cool but next time when coming back here, we will definitely go for 2D1N or even 3D2N :)

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Ryan Lindsay

wonderful and best 4 star boat

Reviewed 2015-01-02

We opted for the 3 day 2 night cruise on the recommendation of a friend and we were never disappointed with our right choice. We were picked up on time from our hotel in Hanoi. It's a 4 hour drive to Halong with a short stop half way where you can buy souvenirs and food etc, but there was no pressure so not a problem. The transfer onto the boat was quick and efficient, it's all very well organised. Our guide was informative on the way down and his English was very good. The food on board was really good with plenty choices for sea food, salad, meats... The prices of the drinks were reasonable even cheaper than prices at bars in Hanoi. We had a great time and were pleased we stayed for the second night and totally a really good trip. We highly recommend to book this boat directly with this company for secured reason and of course much cheaper than via Booking.com, Agoda or Expedia.

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Aine Nice

Great!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed 2015-01-02

I took my parents on this cruise to celebrate their anniversary. We had a wonderful time. The crew were friendly and they took very good care of my mama when she had a vertigo attack. They were extremely organised and I highly recommend them.

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Sompel Z.

Unforgettable!!!

Reviewed 2015-01-01

we booked this cruise via Halong Bay Cruises and Kenny had suggested Pelican Cruise. Great thanks to him for the suggestion and we had awesome holiday and overall the Pelican Cruise provides comfortable cabin and its all new.. Foods were delicious and they serve BBQ dinner. and the thing is the staffs. The Staffs very friendly & helpful always ensure we are ok... Overall it was awesome and I highly recommend for the Pelican Luxury Cruise and Halong Bay Cruises to arrange your trip.

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David Lallier

Brand-New boat and wonderful service

Reviewed 2014-12-31

I booked a 2 day 1 night tour on this boat via this official website HTTP://WWW.HALONGBAYCRUISES.ORG and we were really impressed as we understand Glory Legend Cruise is a part of this company . Communication before the tour by email was simple and easy via Mr. kenny Lee and he was generously offered us a special deals on deluxe cabin with window faces to the sea and far from working engine + kitchen. We were picked up on time in the mini bus and had a good driver to Halong. Our cabin was great, clean and comfortable. Staff were helpful, friendly and the food was delicious. The boat was in great condition and we felt relaxed on all the activities, not rushed at all. Kayaking was a real highlight but we also enjoyed the cave, the beach trip and the cooking lesson. We had a real happy trip and it exceeded our expectation

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Rara Sappera

More than good!

Reviewed 2014-12-30

Halong Bay is beautiful and there are a lot of tourists and tourist boats but the area is very nice that everyone deserves the opportunity to see it. Our day boat is large enough for a group of twenty people and it is very comfortable with professional staff and cabin crews. We were so lucky that the weather was perfect for kayaking and even swimming although it is cold but sunny. Staff working on that boat as well as guide and driver were excellent, carefully and paid much attentions on guests. The food not too much but very delicious and fresh with fresh sea food, rice, vegetable and green bean plus banana...Could not expect for more from a full day trip and we feel comfortable to recommend this company for full day trip to Halong.

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Carolyn M

Valuable Trip to Galaxy Premium Cruise!

Reviewed 2014-12-28

Galaxy Premium was very reasonably priced and they delivered. Our tour guide Huan was very knowledgable and enthusiastic. The food was delicious, plenty. I met some very nice fellow travelers and the weather was pretty good, too! My only complaint is that every item on our itinerary is timed to the second. I understand that they have to keep a strict schedule but I felt a bit herded. Otherwise a very enjoyable experience, one I won't forget.

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Alice Herminghan

Speechless

Reviewed 2014-12-27

Some of my friends told me to visit to Halong Bay when I come to Vietnam. I did it and it's really fantastic, I can't haddle it so I just book for 1 day trip, it's a little bit short but still OK for busy person like me:) Next time, I will try 2D1N. Halong is gorgeous, I swear, speechless.

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Nancy Lim

Excellent service

Reviewed 2014-12-23

Absolutely breathtakingly beautiful, but water is a disgrace. Most recent past comment on this was 2008 and it 's still awful 3 years later. It's a "must-see", but state of ecological concerns is appaling.. UNESCO should step in and protect the World Heritage status which it accorded the area. However if you go, and you should, stay on the Valentine, a 5 cabin Junk, a bit pricey but well worth it (or any of the boats run by Indochina Sails). Food delicious and service impeccable.

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Murtaza Electricwala

Booking Signature Cruise via Halong Bay Cruises. Org

Reviewed 2014-12-20

The boat was beautiful, the food was great and the itinerary very good, Our room was terrific and the Jacuzzi with a view a bonus. The food was over what we expected with varied rank of selection. Overall quality needs to be better but this cruise is by far the best cruise for Halong Bay

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Andy T

Don't miss this cruise!

Reviewed 2014-12-14

I loved every minute of this cruise! The 4 hour bus trip isn't that bad as the road is fairly straight. Once on the boat all the crew seemed happy and worked really hard to welcome us and ensure our safety and comfort throughout. Other reviewers say drinks are expensive on board but what do you expect at this standard? In anticipation of this we discreetly took some drink on board with us to have in our room. Make sure you drag yourself out of your cabin at the crack of dawn to experience the calm of daybreak and if you're lucky like we were a spectacular sunrise. Superb food and service and lovely excursions, especially the kayak trip to find your own deserted cove and sandy beach plus swimming are now excellent memories. The cave trip turned out much better than expected too. We didn't want to leave after 2 nights so only booking a single night would have been a very bad bit of economy! I wouldn't look to book anywhere else - Pelican 2 is a lovely refitted boat, really organised and amazingly good value and there's not many better ways to spend a couple of hundred dollars! Thanks Kenny so much for arranging this trip for us!

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Paul Martin

Top rated cruising boat in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2014-12-12

We stayed on the Galaxy Premium Cruise in the honeymoon suite on the 10th December which was beautifully decorated with long stemmed roses and rose petals. The cabin had large picture windows so you had wonderful views of Halong as you cruised. The staff were friendly with a good sense of humor and also very informative, Viet was an excellent guide. We would definitely recommend others to stay on the Galaxy Premium Cruise - and also encourage you to take part in the kayaking, even if it seems a little nippy in the morning, you soon warm up and it's great fun!

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Jing Yi

Excellent brand-new cruise

Reviewed 2014-12-09

We went for the 2 nights cruise with my wife. Despite bad weather had an excellent time cruising Halong Bay. Prices are reasonable, rooms comfortable and staff very friendly. They could probably work on improving their key staff's English skills as sometimes it was a bit difficult to communicate since given 100% of the guests were foreigners. Also the food options could be improved. They are obviously trying to cater to Western customers and serve European and US dishes but in my opinion that approach is not working since a) they dont manage to prepare these dishes very well and b) a lot of visitors come to Vietnam specifically for the food. Other than that, great experience and highly recommend to book the Halong Bay via this website Halong Bay Cruises. Org

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Lee Kiang

Romantic

Reviewed 2014-12-08

So romantic! We were on three-week honeymoon in Vietnam and Thailand. I and my husband were recommended Valentine Junk. And it was excellent from beginning to end of the trip. Nancy, our consultant from halongbaycruises.org, asked a special cabin for us with flower, swan and red wine. I highly recommend this unique trip to any couples looking for romantic vacation. Such an amazing experience!

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Brenda S

Fantastic!!

Reviewed 2014-12-07

Our stay with the Luxury Imperial Cruise was one of the best memories of our vacation in Vietnam. The staff was friendly and very helpful. We and other guests had a great time during the cruise. We did a lot of entertaining activities, like kayaking, visit Amazing cave and a pearl farm, a cooking class, night fishing and everyone really enjoyed a karaoke night. The food was above what we expected. We would highly recommend the Luxury Imperial Cruise to anyone looking at seeing Halong Bay.

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Karina M

Best cruise ever

Reviewed 2014-12-07

We had a cabin at the front of the Jasmine cruise well appointed with a double bed. The room is spacious and spotless. The crew was very informative and friendly. Kayaking, swimming, a tour to the cave, all is included in our 3 days 2 nights itinerary. Day two was a trip to Cat Ba Island, riding bicycle for a 15 minute trip to one of Viet Hai village and explore the lifestyle of those living on the island. It was also fun. After a typical day with a lot of activities, we were exciting with Vietnamese spring roll cooking class. The food was delicious. We happily recommend Jasmine cruise.

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Mabel Tan

Highlight this boat for Halong Bay Cruises

Reviewed 2014-12-05

The tour agency is fabulous. My friend could not make the tour due to a delayed flight and they did an amazing job adjusting our booking and discounting a day tour for her. Mr Hong No.1 (barman) & 2 were awesome. Thank you Halong Bay Cruises. Org and highly recommend to book Alova Gold Cruise.

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Xuewen Nigel Tan

Gray Line Cruise- a best cruise in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2014-12-05

Its difficult to make comparisons with other cruises since we, like almost everyone else, have only done this once. However I can be pretty confident in saying that this is a very good, and very good-value, cruise. We did the "3-day 2-night" cruise and was curious as to how they were able to board new passengers every day. On the 2nd day they put the 2-night cruisers onto the tender which then goes off and visits an island where, apparently, you then get on bikes and cycle 30 mins to some village, and 30 minutes back. Well, since we had such a nice cabin (one of the 2 suites at the front) we decided to remain aboard and repeat the 1st days cruise. And I was happy with our decision. My advice is to book one of the "suites" - they are not any bigger but you have a nice astro-turf patio at the breezy front of the ship. The difference in price is not much. For most people the one day trip is enough - as spectacular as the scenery is, it soon becomes routine.

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Jack MCbell

Great experience with Opera A Class Cruise

Reviewed 2014-12-05

Cabins were clean and comfortable, meals were alright. Enjoyed the activities Aclass had arranged as part of the cruise - a nice selection of kayaking, cave exploration, squid fishing - and liked that these activities are suitable for travelers of all ages, including families! Guide was friendly and knowledgeable too.

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Ashley L.

Wonderful

Reviewed 2014-12-05

Exceptional service.Food was great, Staff were attentive and friendly, the Tours were nice, The Room was spacious clean and comfortable. The Royal Ocean Suite room was lovely and romantic.

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Alan Ross

It's very nice boat!

Reviewed 2014-12-05

Great hard working staff who is committed to ensuring their guests have an outstanding experience. Fairly modern and well-equipped vessel. Food was great and Canoeing was fun. Fairly good itinerary and you get stunning views of Halong Bay throughout the day.

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Sarah & Jay

Excellent

Reviewed 2014-12-05

We booked Pelican Luxury Cruise via Halongbaycruises.com agency. Halong Bay was great on clear day, we spent our time for kayaking at Vung Vieng village and saw Amazing cave. The tours of caves was great, Thien Cung cave, Dau Go was excellent. At night, the Bay looked magically, splendid lights from other cruises make us feel very romantic. Squid Fishing was great but we did catch nothing :). Anyway, the trip worth for value and we recommend!

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Teresa C.

Amazing!

Reviewed 2014-12-05

The cabins were comfortable, clean, and fairly spacious. The scenery was beautiful. Well planned and organized. We had the biggest room, president room with a huge window. It was extremely spacious and comfortable. Staff is polite and hospitable.

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Kerstin Engelmann

Best price for Halong Signature Cruise

Reviewed 2014-12-03

Great accommodations when cruising at Halong. Wonderful staff, activities, facilities!!! Don't stay anywhere else! Fantastic bedroom & Balcony. The best bed we've had in all of Vietnam ( hard to find such comfort). Halong Bay is beautiful. Staff made every effort to please.

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jacope C.

Superb!!!!

Reviewed 2014-12-01

Fantastic staff and all activities were very enjoyable. The food was delicious. The boat has been renovated. The room was very clean and comfortable. Our guide went out of his way to make sure everyone was content, and his efforts were certainly noticed. We really enjoyed the Glory Premium Cruise. We were so lucky that the boss of halongbaycruises.com, Mr. Kenny, had time and he recommended this cruise for us.

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Isabella Lamont

Great cruise!

Reviewed 2014-12-01

Sailing with Glory Premium cruise was the best time in our trip to Vietnam. Meals have good quality and more than adequate quantity. We are so grateful for upgrading us for a larger room. Very nice staff we were there on out honeymoon and it was great. We would definitely without a doubt recommend the Glory Premium cruise to anyone.

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Tim Howard

Visiting Halong bay stay on Glory Legend Cruise

Reviewed 2014-11-30

We booked this boat via this website because we understand this company is the state company so the quality is secured and reasonable price and what we thought was correct. They offered us only 130 USD ( plus 40 USd for single charge as only me occupied 1 cabin as i hate sharing cabin witth stranger) while if you book via Agoda or Booking.com you have to pay 190++ USD/ Person. The staff were friendly and helpful. They kept you up to date with everything happening on the boat. The sea food was excellent, so amazing! Fresh, and loads of it! It keeps coming & coming & coming! Loads of seafood, do if you don't like seafood just let them know and they will adapt to suit your needs. All in all this boat must be the best choice among thousands of boat floating in Halong bay everyday. highlight htt://www.halongbaycruises.org as well.

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Brisbane

Good memory!

Reviewed 2014-11-26

I had seen Halong Bay on TV and thought I must see it is so beautiful. Nothing could of been so wrong the scenery was so much more. We sailed through the islands quietly as if we were loud it would disappear. We had a lovely lunch on board and were treated so well. The rest of the people got off and went to the caves I could not as the stairs were a bit much for me, it was not the trip but a condition I have, one of the travellers took my camera and took some beautiful photos so I thought I was there. As I was the only one on board The lady took me and showed me the fishermen and women on the dock I was allowed to see their catch some beautiful shells I wish I could of brought it home. My day at Halong Bay will always be in my memories. No photo can take the place of being there.

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Aiden G.

it's worth for every penny!!!!

Reviewed 2014-11-09

After contacting with some travel agents, I chose Halongbaycruises.org and Kenny, the person in charge, recommended this boat. And I am glad I did it. Bhaya cruise was beautiful. The room was spacious and comfortable. We really enjoyed Amazing cave and cooking class. The kids like the chef very much and they are going to try to make spring roll at home. Bhaya cruise is the best choice for family’s holiday and relaxation.

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Karen J.

delightful trip!

Reviewed 2014-11-08

I and my mom went on Signature Cruise for 2 days/1 night. I can sure that Signature Cruise far our expectation. The boat is comfort, luxury, spacious and overall quality with three decks. The rooms are fantastic and spacious with a great bathroom including a Jacuzzi bath. The food was fresh and delicious. Especially the staff, they were so friendly and helpful. And really appreciate to Nancy and Halongbaycruises.org has offered us the best price. We even were upgrade to senior suite room.

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Taylor C

Spectacular view, amazing staff, luxurious!

Reviewed 2014-11-08

We made a short trip the Bhaya cruise to Ha Long bay arranged by our agent, Halongbaycruises.org, in Hanoi prior to our arrival from Australia. We were all blown away by the panoramic view of Ha Long Bay. Our only regret was not staying longer. We definitely come back here.

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Tanya B.

Superb!!!

Reviewed 2014-11-08

Ha Long Ginger cruise was well-organized and professional. Very good English speaking crew, superb food! I am still curious how they can produce such good food in such vast quantities in a short of time. Panoramic view is available from lounge on deck or in my private cabin. Thank you everybody from Ginger cruise and Halongbaycruises.org (especially to Kenny). Love you all from Netherlands.

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Jack Annie Tan

Best 4 star boat in Halong Bay, Vietnam

Reviewed 2014-11-07

Excellent stay. I would definitely do a two days and 1 night stay and highly recommend booking this boat via this company as they are a part of Galaxy Premium Cruises company so that' s why we got very good price. Would recommend this as some people booked last minute in Vietnam and did not get the same cruise as the photos showed. We booked online via Halong Bay Cruises.Org and got superb experience. This company is professional, food is fantastic with at least 6 courses. Boat is beautiful. Very happy customers. Thanks so much Halong Bay Cruises Co and Galaxy Premium Cruise.

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Jasmine Poh

Wonderful cruise and best service

Reviewed 2014-11-07

Great staff. Amazing food. Plenty to keep us busy and we particularly enjoyed the kayaking. Would have liked a kettle and tea/coffee in the room.

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Louis Yaw

Highly recommend to book this nicest boat through this company

Reviewed 2014-11-07

We booked this nice boat via Halong Bay Cruises. Org website and our stay with the Luxury Imperial Cruise Halong was one of the best ones of our stay in Vietnam. The staff were so, so friendly and extremely helpful to our needs. They encouraged everyone to have a great time during the cruise, and boat manager Hoan made an enormous effort of going above and beyond. We did so many entertaining activities, including kayaking, a tour of a cave and a pearl farm, a cooking class, squid fishing and everyone even got involved in a karaoke night. The boat was extremely clean and well tended to, and the food was over and above what we expected it to be. We met so many other lovely travelers, and the cruise staff made sure that everyone was having a good time. We would highly recommend the Luxury Imperial Cruise to anyone looking at seeing Halong Bay.

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Akio Shibuya

Brand- new and best for ever

Reviewed 2014-11-07

Everything was great ( cabin, crew, guide and food). we had an exceptional time. We loved the kayaking, cooking class very much. planned activities were professionally run and on time. our tour guide - Mr.Tim was very knowledgeable of the history, scenery and Vietnamese culture. Thank you so much Mr. Kenny Lee from Halong Bay Cruises company for his special offer.

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Jing Yi

Valued trip for Halong Bay full day

Reviewed 2014-11-07

We traveled 4 hours by bus going to the port with a half hour stop in between (take care of your toilet needs). The stop was in a tourist shop with life size sculptures, silk, food etc. the best thing I tasted was the Merino Ice Cream. So delicious. The Halong Bay Cruise was amazing. (I just didn't get to eat that much - you'll have to tell the guide if you are vegetarian). But still, Halong Bay is gorgeous. Picturesque limestone "dragon" mountains. Specially when you climb the mountain into Heaven's Cave. I'm claustrophobic, not a fan of caves but, the lighting and hugeness of this cave was really great awesome. We then went kayaking (some went bamboo boating). Excellent. Oh, the Halong Bay Cruises tour guide Jack spoke clear, perfect English. Great tour!

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Mayee

Excellent!

Reviewed 2014-11-07

We apologize for the lengthy review, after trying to find a suitable Junk tour ourselves I know the reviews are varied so hopefully this will be helpful for most. And we did decide to book this tour via this company and got excellent time in Halong Bay, Vietnam. Our tour guide Hung picked us up on time from Thaison Palace Hotel. The bus took us 3hs and half to Ha Long Bay. The journey stopped at half way at a tourist rest stop, inflated prices but great to stretch your legs! Once you arrive at the port, depending on who is on your bus, you will split into different groups. Out of 16 people only 6 of us were taking the same tour. You then take a smaller boat to your junk boat in the harbor and board. The boat itself was a lot better than expected after reading some other reviews. The room was a lot larger than expected and you have your own private en-suite (I did not realize but some of the boats don't!). The first day is great sailing around and kayaking, as well as visiting the cave. You then get back on board for a cooking class and a night on the water. The food is fantastic and as a non-seafood eater I found the options to be more than enough! The next bit is where it gets a little strange (but works). Depending who on your boat is doing what tour you disembark your boat onto the smaller boat mentioned earlier and are taken to another junk boat that will continue your tour. There were 9 of us on the boat going to Cat Ba but only 4 of us doing the same tour! Once on Cat Ba things only get stranger as you join other groups and then separate again but the tour and island is lovely.

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Zairina Gomez

Amazing trip

Reviewed 2014-11-07

We were also lucky to have beautiful weather. From the first step into the Jasmine, the experience was fantastic. Food was fresh and delicious. Staff was very friendly and professional. The JASMINE is by far the best cruise on Ha Long bay. Thank you very much to Kenny and Halongbaycruises.org for recommend this cruise.

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johnlwc

Definitely a worthy trip!

Reviewed 2014-11-02

We actually booked the Halong Glory Premium Cruise for 3D/2N. But Kenny Was emailed one day before and informed that Glory Cruise will be stopped due to "annual maintenance". At first I was disappointed but not too bothered because he ungraded us the royal suite rooms on Pelican Cruises which is the same company. Our Royal Suite Rooms were spacious. We had our own balcony which was luxurious considering the size of the boat. There were complimentary bottle of wine and bowl of fruit. Staff - Generally friendly and eager to pleased although some don’t speak very much English. Food - First day meal were excellent. Lunch was a buffet with good selections and dinner was service meal with seafood. Activities - The best for us on the 2nd day when everyone was leaving we got into a smaller boat which brought us to a secluded beach area where we did kayaking/swimming with the best view of the whole trip.

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Kohei T

Last trip of single life:)

Reviewed 2014-10-25

Comfortable cruise on Alova Gold. I recommended the 3 days 2 nights tour. Our second day was amazing as we were taken off the larger boat on a much smaller boat for the majority of the day. Great value for money. Me and my fiance have great memory in the week before wedding time back in Japan!!!!!!!!!!

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Matteo

Just good for location

Reviewed 2014-10-12

Agree entirely with Nanna S's review. Some of the service was ordinary. Had organised (a big) car to pick us up from Airport. Driver who arrived took one look at the luggage and ended up swapping us after about 30 minutes with another driver waiting for a pickup. Having the hard sell on tours as soon as we walked through the front door was annoying, also room wasn't ready (arrived after 4pm). At the hotel staff were eager to help and friendly. Rooms were quite a good size. Place just tired and could use a refirb. Could walk to old quarter so location good. Buffet breakfast was plentiful and good.

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Istvan L

Memorable

Reviewed 2014-10-10

I was picked up around 8:30 at my hotel heading with a nice tour guide Van to Halong. Our tour-guide was funny and enthusiastic. Quick transfer to Golden Lotus Junk about lunch time. We were a nice international group cruising around Halong bay's natural limestone mountains, exploring the caves etc with ample time to rest and savour in the beauty of the region. Excellent facilities, nice and clean bathroom, well maintained boat, delicious food. Tai Chi Class, Kayaking and Karaoke in the evening was totally fun. The pleasant staff made this experience truly wonderful. I can highly recommend the Golden Lotus Junk to anyone who wishes to see Halong Bay!

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Emily P.

Good boat for overnight in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2014-10-03

First, the boat looked nice, our room on the upper deck was clean, spacious for 2 pp, service and staffs were polite and helpful, the price was ok for a good boat overnight. the only cons was the way from Hanoi to the bay on the bus was a bit long. Still The Bay was amazing and its worth the trip.

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Fiona W.

Beautiful place for relaxing

Reviewed 2014-09-09

Services and activities on the way were wonderful and amazing: Our room on Cat Ba island was tidy and well equipped with A/c and hotel staffs were friendly. We enjoyed biking trip and visiting the Surprising cave, fishing villages, kayaking,etc. Excited to explore Cat Ba National Park. Local boat for transfer was varied from very good to acceptable. Food was great . Scenery on every leg of the voyage is varied and spectacular.

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Kate K

Fantastic!!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed 2014-09-02

Fantastic trip, start from the hotel pickup at Hanoi till the end of the trip. Staff are very helpful and attentive and serve well. Strongly recommend to take the 3 days 2 nights package as it is more relaxing and not in a rush. Though the cruise is relatively new, the upkeeping and maintenance can be better. Overall, it is still very good.

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Cindy M.

Value for money

Reviewed 2014-08-31

We booked this cruise for only one night in Halong Bay. The boat looked a little bit old, but it was well decorated inside. My room was nice with A/c, window, bed and clean bathroom. It was a good place to relax after a day touring around halong bay. We spent the whole day visiting villages,caves, kayaking, karaoke, cooking class,etc. And the crew was really delighted, helpful and friendly. It is over our expectation at a very cheap price.Overall, it is a good choice for budget travelers.

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Armanda G.

Wonderful trip on a gorgeous island

Reviewed 2014-08-31

My boyfriend booked this tour just 2 days in advance via halongbaycruises and it turned out to be a wonderful trip in Vietnam. Started with a gentle cruising to The Amazing Cave then kayaking and continue cruising to cat ba for next 2 nights. The Island and the beach were beautiful, perfect for couple and the national park was an interesting place for biking around. The service was at the first class: attentive and knowledgeable staff, great food, we loved Vietnam foods, nice and clean hotel room on the island.

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ICHEN CHU from Hong Kong

3 days 2 nights much better

Reviewed 2014-08-25

Unfortunately I took only the 2 days/night cruise on boat 6056 and I regret that. The bay is wonderful and unique and demands more time to enjoy it, special when you are on board of such a nice boat. The staff is caring and is always making you feel comfortable. Food is great, bedroom is also comfortable, clean bathroom. They are professionals! The security is well taken care and the tour guide is very interactive. I had a great time there and recommend you look for them in your next trip to Halong Bay. P/S: Never book through Booking.com and other travel agencies as you have to pay for commission. Should email to Mr. Kenny Lee via info@impressivetravelvietnam.com to get his offer

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HYUN SUNG CHO

Best price for Glory Legend Cruise via Mr. Kenny Lee

Reviewed 2014-08-04

The crew was very helpful and always willing to help us and surprise us with little touches that made ​​our stay very pleasant. The management team had a very fast response to a specific request due to complications with our flights. Sea food was fresh and rich enough. For the price we got from Mr. Kenny Lee it was the best offer we could take for the last minutes offer.

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Shapira D

Good service

Reviewed 2014-07-24

The boat was nice, good service. Staffs were prompt and friendly. Food is ok. Recommend 2 nights on Luxury Imperial cruise

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Emily Huang

Good boat for family.

Reviewed 2014-07-24

Our family of 4 a 9 month infant and a boy of 8 occupied the suite room and really loved the trip for 2 nights. Our room was nice and spacious.The boat looked good and nice, and the staff very pleasant and helpful. We enjoyed the food and the staff prepared special meals for me as I am vegetarian.My husband and son really loved the activities; kayaking, swimming,fishing,etc.

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Yuuri Hasegawa

Above our expectation, excellent!!

Reviewed 2014-07-24

Overall, many thanks for your excellent service regarding organizing the airport service also our trip to Halong bay. The Indochina Sails was so great in terms of the service, food, facilities to the staffs. I found the staffs to be extremely friendly and attentive to us. Also thanks for arranging the upper cabin with big window to the ocean view. This was our memorable trip in Halong bay. thank you very much!

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Andrea K.

10 out of ten

Reviewed 2014-07-24

Well organized with reasonable price. The service was at the first class.Staff were very polite, informative and attentive. Reliable company and value for money. Would recommend and be back for my next year visit.

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Jenny/ Ms

Excellent service for the best boat in Vietnam

Reviewed 2014-07-15

We found this boat excellent and nothing to complaint after taking the journey to Halong Bay on this boat. Excellent and excellent for the best 5 star boat in Halong bay.

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Bean Eater

Huge disappointment from a 5 star boat

Reviewed 2014-07-08

My family booked a two-night cruise on-board VIOLET CRUISE's boat to see Halong Bay. Unfortunately, we only got to experience a very rushed 5 hours of it before the boat had to turn back due to a supposedly incoming monsoon in late Sept 2014. The staff were incredibly sketchy about details and insisted that all other cruises from other companies will be cancelled as well. However, we noticed that none of the other cruises departed Halong Bay and when we docked back at the wharf we still didn't see any of the other boats return. At times, when we questioned them about the cancellation, they pretended not to understand us despite being able to speak perfect English earlier on in the trip. When we checked the weather forecast it said there will be rain at midnight, but the rest of the week will be sunny. It was such a huge disappointment. We were refunded some of our money, with the 4 hours being treated as a day trip and charged at a ridiculous rate when we didn't get to enjoy a minute of the experience. It seems pretty obvious to us that they either had a mechanical fault, which they would not honestly disclose to us, or more likely, that they chose to cancel the tour due to the boat being fairly under booked (about nine passengers in total). Ask yourself: Are you willing to book a major highlight of your holiday in Vietnam with a company that is happy to cancel a cruise to save itself money rather than fulfill its end of the bargain and carry out the full cruise for the passengers that did pay? Do you want to risk the pain and expense of hurriedly trying to find accommodation when you were meant to be sleeping on the boat? Also, Halong Bay is a four-hour drive from Hanoi, so do you want to risk an eight-hour return trip just for a pretty rubbish three-hour cruise (not to mention the disappointment for missing out)? There are some positives about the cruise boat. We booked the senior suite and the room was amazing. It was very spacious and luxurious, a small balcony, and the bathroom had a spa bath. Shame we didn't get to enjoy any of it. Never recommend Violet Cruise even for free. Keep Away!

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Chui Teng Goh

Good boat at cheap price

Reviewed 2014-07-03

Got exceeded from our expectation and we highly recommend this boat.Pretty amazed by the scenery of Halong Bay, absolutely stunning. Cabin room was kinda tight but comfy, it's expected of a cabin room. Food was quite good to our palates. Overall experience is great~

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Vincent

Great cruise

Reviewed 2014-06-16

Our group of 8 ppls booked this Galaxy premium cruise overnight 3 days 2nites to Halong Bay . From the moment we were picked up by a guide name Lucky we were took care of well & he made sure we had a lot of fun during 4 hrs transfer to HLB . We all enjoyed nice cabins, prompt staff, great drinks and seafood meals, swimming, kayaking, .. everything was just perfect, no complaint. of course would recommend this cruise.

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ErikGonzalez

Galaxy premium cruise made our trip fantastic

Reviewed 2014-06-16

3 days 2 nights trip on this cruise was great, we enjoyed full second day for kayaking and swimming was fantastic.The guide took us kayaking through the caves, islets. Seafood meals were fresh and delicious. and the crew was exceptionally helpful, polite and prompt. My darling prefer Suite Cabin and we booked the cabin. Recommended this cruise to all who want a wonderful trip

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Eliz Yang

We had a great trip!

Reviewed 2014-06-16

we were picked up around 8:30 at my hotel to HalognBay in a nice A/C Van to Halong. The guide was very friendly and give a lot of jokes during the trip. Quick transfer to Golden Lotus Junk about lunch time. it was a international group cruising around Halong bay’s natural limestone mounts and islets, exploring the caves, grotoes etc with ample time to rest and savour in the beauty of the region. Excellent facilities, nice and clean bathroom, well maintained boat, delicious seafood. Tai Chi Class, Kayaking and Karaoke in the evening was really fun. The prompt staff made this experience truly wonderful. I would recommend the Golden Lotus Junk to anyone who wishes to see Halong Bay!

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Daniel B

A must-do in Vietnam

Reviewed 2014-06-16

We booked Paloma cruise for Halong trip and accidently booked for one person not two but they were brilliant to handle (of course had to pay for pax two) and the crew also helped us with the transfers which weren't in the original offer. Our guide was Star who was brilliant and gave us enough history info without going on for too long. We were far from packed out and in honesty didn't have the perfect floating party (we didn’t want families but there was only one) however, we had an absolute blast! The seafood was good, the boat itself was nice and the cabins were the best we experienced across our trip. We also were drinking quite a bit and unlike other reviews the prices were local charge not western as I had read on my search. I highly recommend Paloma to any couple looking for a woderful trip in Halong Bay

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Michelle

A must-do trip with this cruise

Reviewed 2014-06-16

Me and my boyfriend loved cruising in Halong Bay, the operator manager did his job well by organizing us an excellent trip for 3 days 2 nights on boat. That was basically a normal itinerary for most of boats there as the guide said but we had lots of funs, our cabin was sea view , big but not really large, the window was extend, so we could see lots of things, beautiful landscapes.We had really romantic moment kayaking through caves, islets. That was lovely trip.

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Dennis J

Very enjoyable trip and cruise

Reviewed 2014-06-16

I opted for the 2 day cruise option. The boat itself was very gorgeous, the cabin was very comfortable, well decorated and big window for view. Kayaking around the bay and a visit to a cave were fantastic. For our second day we were booked to do kayaking, but unforuntately my partner got sick, so the staff made arrangements for us to go on the day boat to Cat Ba Island with the people doing the cyclibng option. That was so lovely!as the trip to Cat Ba was about 3 hours each way and travelled through many of the floating villages which were amazing. There were very few other tourist boats out that way, and it felt like a much more private experience. The food on the boat was some of the best we had in Vietnam. The trip to Cat Ba was fantastic.

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KrystynW

memorable trip with Signature

Reviewed 2014-06-16

we booked the tour 3 days 2 nights on the vessel and it was the best option, 2 days 1 night would seem a bit short to really discover caves,islet, villages, kayaking, swimming,etc. lots of things to do in this most beautiful world heritage. It was a fantastic experience. From the huge size of the A1 cabin,the food quality,services,friendly staff, to options of activities and much more... we were absolutely satisfied with Signature Cruise and will warmly recommend it to all. The happy hour and cooking class were a +. there's a bunch of cruises, If you have to choose just pick Signature, you won't regret it

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JohnDylan

Fantastic cruise

Reviewed 2014-06-15

Our experience on this victoria star cruise was amazing - delicious food, good service, luxury cabins. willing to recommend this three day trip as the best part was the middle day on a boat seeing less touristy areas and kayaking through caves and islets. One way or another if you're planning a trip to North-East Vietnam be sure you will see Halong Bay somehow cuz it's worth whatever discomfort you must go through!

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JulianLou

Best trip ever in Halong Bay

Reviewed 2014-06-15

During the trip I noticed that our exceptionally friendly and helpful guide,Andy really really well took care of us .He always answer a lot of questions and also give us interesting history info behind tour destinations. Besides, the rest of the crew were very friendly and helpful, ensuring every details perfect adn the smooth flow of the cruise. The ship is more beautiful in real life than in google pictures. The cabins were also very nicely decorated and the shower facilities were compared to that of a hotel. The ship also never rocked during our stay so that our friend who got easily seasick was pleasantly surprised.

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David Jean

Really enjoy our trip with this cruise

Reviewed 2014-06-15

Overall I found Glory cruise was superb. The cruise was excellent and the sun-deck on top a great place to chill out, enjoy drinks and talk to the other guests. I was delighted when I saw our cabin, I hadn't expected it to be so luxurious. And the crew were really helpful, polite and a lot of fun.

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Doris W.

Unforgettable memory for many years

Reviewed 2014-06-10

Wonderful crew on a beautifully boat! We chose for the 3 day and 2 night trip and we are really glad of our right decision. The activities, kayaking, Tai Chi, trekking, visiting the fishing village and cooking class were great and the scenery is amazing. The food was delicious and service very professional. Our cabin was very comfortable. Highly recommend the overnight stay on the boat.Thanks you very much Kenny for recommend us.

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Mr.Payam Saberian

Recommended!

Reviewed 2014-05-09

Very friendly staff. Overall we had a good experience. Cabin and boat were very clean, bed was comfortable. Crew were great and tour guide was very friendly and chatty which always is a big bonus. Would have liked to have more traditional Vietnamese food on board. The quality of the Wine in our room was very poor.

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Anne

Beautiful

Reviewed 2014-05-02

Halong Bay is beautiful, and Cat Ba as well. Indeed,there are lots of tourists and boats but the area still very beautiful that everyone deserves the chance seeing it. The cabin was spacious and very comfortable. We were lucky that the weather was perfect. The boat was not too large so it gave us the opportunity to get to know some of the other tourists. The bungalow in Cat Ba island was peaceful. Visiting Halong Bay is one of our good travel experience. Kayaking on the bay was hard work but had given us memorable memories.

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Nataline

Thanks

Reviewed 2014-05-02

Great service and great food. Thoroughly we enjoyed the trip so much, even with the mist it was beyond perfect. Food was good and various and cabins were top notch. Very good choice. Thanks for all.

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Taniae

Great relaxing

Reviewed 2014-05-02

This tour was the highlight of our Vietnam trip and we thoroughly recommend it. Totally relaxing on Cat Ba island. Our guide Minh was so lovely and such a great host. The food was simply amazing and plentiful. A great relaxing way to spend a couple of days among the beautiful scenery.

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Akmar

Great experience

Reviewed 2014-04-11

Everyone must try as this cruise is good and the hospitality as well. Cannot say good enough for our experience after the trip.It was a bit tired, but worthy well. Highly recommended and would love to come back

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Ronald

Beautiful

Reviewed 2014-04-11

This was our first cruise we enjoyed in Halong Bay for the first time coming to Vietnam, and we liked a lot. The boat was very comfortable, the meals were very delicious and the staffs very kind. We joined together cooking class in the boat, it was very cool and so funny. It was a wonderful trip!

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Lisa

Amazing

Reviewed 2014-03-18

This might be the best cruise in Halong Bay for overnight trip. Its cabin was excellent , great bathrooms, wonderful food and great service. We would definitely select Paradise Luxury Cruises again.

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Adele

Professional

Reviewed 2014-03-18

Very professional cruise crew staffs, particular cruise manager and tour guide. The cabin was really nice and clean We had truly enjoyed the cruising experience at Halong Bay on Paradise Luxury Cruise

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Emma

Certainly recommend

Reviewed 2014-03-18

The view of Halong Bay was definitely picturesque, and breathtaking. Our tour guide was very polite, helpful and spoke English well. I would certainly recommend this tour to anyone wanting a scenic day out

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Beniko

Good services

Reviewed 2014-03-18

We has just finished a day trip from Hanoi to Halong Bay, thank to recommendation from our stayed hotel staff. We were picked by Mr Minh ,our tour guide ,he was so funny with well English spoken. He made our trip very easy

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Michelle

So much fun

Reviewed 2014-03-18

1 day in Halong was great. I would highly recommend this trip in Halong bay to any planning trip to Halong. The whole experience was amazing and the cruise was so much fun.

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Marie

Wonderful Bay

Reviewed 2014-03-18

After 3.5 hour of transferring from Hanoi to Halong, we checked- in the junk and very happy of staying on traditional wooden junk,we never did before .This was small wooden boat ,but very charming .Lunch was served with seafood while junk was cruising to further Bay for sightseeing of many island. Amazing and wow, Halong Bay is so wonderful

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Lucas

Kayaking

Reviewed 2014-03-18

We loved our kayaking time in Halong much. Kayaking was so amazing activity when two of us did similar kayak boat throughout small caves ,islets and floating villages. We ever wish staying there longer. I must say , one day trip is not long enough to enjoy Halong bay, and might be in rush, but this point should be not missed if you visits Hanoi !

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Yi Ling

Totally freedom

Reviewed 2014-03-18

Overall, the area is incredible, Hạ Long Bay, by itself has simply stunning scenery and is best experienced by cruising boat, we took a day cruise around the islands, feat totally freedom and relax

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Agnes

Unforgettable

Reviewed 2014-03-18

We're having a lust for coming back Halong Bay a double time again. Halong Bay was with beautiful natural surrounding views.

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Lucy

Touch all senses

Reviewed 2014-03-18

My boyfriend and I traveled lots to many of places around the world: Italy, France, Hong Kong, Malaysia and Rome until the trip name Halong Bay. Must say, it was one of the best experiences we've ever had. This tour fed all most of senses- amazing local food , service, spectacular views, My boyfriend could not get enough of all the beautiful cave and rock formations. Amazing

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Eric

Very good trip

Reviewed 2014-03-18

We enjoyed Halong Bay tour 1 day trip to see what Ha Long Bay had to offer. We went island hopping through the different islands formations and enjoyed the various shapes of caves that were truly marvels of mother nature. We also did kayaking nearly 1 hour,and had enjoyed lunch on the boat.

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Rosario

Satisfied

Reviewed 2014-03-17

Our room was clean with nice decoration. The program is interesting with funny activities as kayaking, hiking and fishing. Meals were at good quality but a bit of low quantity.

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Johnson

Totally recommended

Reviewed 2014-03-17

Halong Bay and Paradise Luxury Cruise really impressed me much, although it was cloudy when we went. Totally recommended.

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Grey

Great

Reviewed 2014-03-17

We had a wonderful Vacation in Halong Bay on Paradise Luxury Cruise, and couldn't hope for a better service with anything on board. Thank you for a great holiday

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Angelo

2 days is better

Reviewed 2014-03-14

Visiting Halong Bay is a must do of your visit Vietnam, but one may find better use of time. For instance, a 2D1N trip is much better than 1day trip only cause of far transfer distance and stay freedom of rush. This cruise is suit for a budget cruise

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Ben

Great for price

Reviewed 2014-03-14

If you are finding a good cruise at the budget price, this cruise is a good choice. The rooms are nice and spacious enough. The food was delicious, unless you are a vegetarian

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Jiane

Satisfied

Reviewed 2014-03-13

Halong Bay was indeed a wonder, the cruise and cabin were good, the guides were best and funny, the food was nice. In shortly, we had good time in boat to view over the Halong Bay. Satisfied

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Anis

Funny

Reviewed 2014-03-13

Overall service of the cruise was good. Halong Bay is a worthy place to see. Everything run well, except for some Karaoke songs in Vietnamese

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Cruz

A nice trip

Reviewed 2014-03-13

I do with this company to arrange a 2 days trip to Halong bay with Galaxy premium cruise, and their good service impressed me much. The tour guide was friendly. It's was a nice one

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Julia

Nice cruising boat, but not the best

Reviewed 2014-03-13

It was nice cruising boat for a trip in Halong Bay. Scenery is perfect, beautiful. Food on boat was good, and cave tour as well. Surprise cave is most beautiful one, I supposed

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Atie

Good one

Reviewed 2014-03-13

The staff at first were not very friendly, just doing their job, but more, it changed into positive. There is plenty of food and seafood, tastily. Unlike other boats this one has a buffet breakfast

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Flores

Overall is good

Reviewed 2014-03-13

We enjoyed the cruise very well. The tour guide, the sight seeing and the food was okay. In overall is good

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Teresy

Good price

Reviewed 2014-03-13

We were picked up at around 8:30 at my hotel heading with a nice A/C Shuttle Bus to Halong. Others guest already waiting for us. Our tour-guide was funny and enthusiastic with good information. Quick transfer to Golden Lotus Junk about lunch time, we enjoyed welcome drinks as well. Enjoy cruising around Halong bay's natural limestone mountains, exploring the caves etc made our small kids excited

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Ashley

Happy

Reviewed 2014-03-13

We had enjoyed an enjoyable stay. Our guide flower (name translated into English) might was the best. She is actually cute! Staff crew was very friendly .Karaoke is funny, we could dance well

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Camille

Relaxing

Reviewed 2014-03-13

This was the second stop in our vacation in Vietnam,after Hanoi city tour. Our boat was very clean with spacious rooms and a huge shower with waterfall heads.

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Michael

Enjoyed and pleased

Reviewed 2014-03-13

We found the staff to be friendly and attentive throughout our stay. Totally, we enjoyed our trip, as the scenery in Halong Bay is breathtaking and something we wouldn't have wanted to miss. However, this cruise could be a much better of some improvement!

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Joseph

Atractive

Reviewed 2014-03-13

I was attracted and charmed by the place of Halong bay and Paradise Luxury Cruise,though it was cloudy when we went. Totally recommended both of sightseeing and quality of cruise services

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Katharina

Great

Reviewed 2014-03-13

We had an memorable overnight stay on cruising trio in Halong Bay. Beautiful, clean accommodation and great service from the cheerful crew. Our main guide was excellent and answered all our questions. Personally we enjoyed the cocktail

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Joshua

Awesome

Reviewed 2014-03-13

Everything was good to us me and our 2 lovely kids. The cruise and staffs crew was amazing. The paid price of course was not in comfort budget, expensive, but it worth every cents Awesome cruise! Thanks

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Harris

good boat

Reviewed 2014-03-13

Golden lotus junk is a very good boat, with friendly staff. Food on the boat was delicious,fresh. Tour guide named Minh was very helpful

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Jason

Enjoyable

Reviewed 2014-03-13

I would highly recommend this cruise for Halong bay excursion. The amenities are comfortable, the staff crew was talented and very nice, the food was great, and the views are unbelievable

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Enika

Satisfied

Reviewed 2014-03-13

Alova Gold Cruise made our trip satisfying. The meals are fantastic, in strong Vietnamese style. The cabins spacious with attached. Cruise caption was a very friendly and service oriented man, his warmth got our respect

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Ploy

A bit short

Reviewed 2014-03-13

Guide called Tuan could speak pretty good English. He was able to guide you good information about Vietnam and the places, Halong Bay where he took you to. No coffee or tea served during cruise time. This was a little shortcoming to improve on

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Daniel

More personal enjoying

Reviewed 2014-03-13

One of the most obviously thing seen by services of Alova Gold Cruise was it does not have big crowd of tourists on board, made a more personal that way. Don't miss the kayak which will bring you to some wonderful caves that the big cruise won't do

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Nadine

Scenic view, beautiful Halong Bay

Reviewed 2014-03-13

Best of visiting time Halong Bay is in Summer, but it will be sunny. Go during Fall or Spring for cool weather but the bay can be foggy cause of tiny rain. If you don't mind hot and humid weather then Summer with offer you a clear scenic view of the bay. My friends who have seen the photos of Ha Long Bay are already making their plans to visit this beautiful place.

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Amelia

Completely worth it

Reviewed 2014-03-13

We driven 3.5 hours to Halong bay port from Hanoi with our friendly tour guide called Minh, and careful, silent driver. The cruise we embarked on started with a lovely welcome drinks and good lunch with fresh fish, seafood, fruit, vegetables, chicken and rice. Our cruise straight away and it was so smooth we didn't realize we were moving!

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Darren

Staffs

Reviewed 2014-03-13

Staff was helpful and friendly, tried their very best to satisfy all our needs of a service. Comfortable cabin but don't expect anything could be more luxurious

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Pim

Pleasure

Reviewed 2014-03-13

We had a pleasure time during our cruise. The staffs were very friendly, the room was okay & well decorated. Overall, it was worth every cent paid, and fit on our budget

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Richard

Could be better

Reviewed 2014-03-13

Halong bay is definitely worth place for visit. The cruise boat was designed with a nice room and hot water,and the tour itself should be better. kayaking around Halong bay was great. The food was nice, but did not satisfy my fancy. The seafood that was mentioned was only steamed fish and boiled shrimp

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Mr.Peter Maggie

Amazing

Reviewed 2014-03-12

We had an amazing time on this luxury cruise. All crew were so friendly, the food was excellent. Our cabin was amazing I was presented flowers and a delicious cake for my 48th birthday that impressed me much while we were on the cruise

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Sophie

Need a equivalence

Reviewed 2014-03-12

For such a high price paid, the boat should be made in a much more better conditions, in both interior and exterior. Food quality was not too bad, and presentation in the plate was okay. But a bit more following to international standard will be more fantastic.

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Barnabes

Great

Reviewed 2014-03-12

Great excursion in misty Halong Bay. Our cabin was clean and well furnished, the programs, crew, kayaking, fishing, cooking were fun, meals quality were good, but a bit low quantity.

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Kimlo

Just Average hotel

Reviewed 2014-02-20

The staff were really helpful and lovely but the hotel room itself was very average, I was expecting alot more. Room and bathroom was rather old, needed updating. Breakfast was fine. Hotel is close to everything which is good. Wouldn't recommend if you are looking for luxury.

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Laura

Nice experience

Reviewed 2014-02-19

Of all, service was exceptional. Nothing can be better. We had an amazing experience, all things run smoothly. The price is high, but it's worthy. Next time, we come back. Highly recommend for such a high level of services

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Antiny

Nice experience

Reviewed 2014-02-15

We got a very nice experience in Halong Bay trip. Galaxy Cruise is a very good cruise at reasonable price.The small-size group makes the difference. The guide works well, and the organised activities either. Halong Bay is one of the most beautiful places of the world. The Galaxy cruise was very good organised!

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Anna Belton

Best rated for 5 star boat

Reviewed 2014-02-05

A really lovely cruise. The decor and quality was impeccable. The food was lovely and the staff were very helpful and considerate. The cabins were absolutely beautiful and clean, particularly the en suite. The activities were good for all age groups. I was especially glad that we did the two night, three day cruise as it gave us more time to enjoy the sights and do some hands-on activities.

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Ms. Hong Lee from Autralia

Wonderful holiday on this luxury cruise

Reviewed 2014-02-05

My wife and I had an amazing time on our 3 day / 2 night Halong Victory Star Cruise. From the moment we stepped on to the boat to the moment our driver took us back to Hanoi, the service provided was impeccable. Everything was well organised and catered for and each of the staff were immensely helpful and polite. The bay itself was beautiful and the tour was organised so that we could enjoy every part of it. We had previously heard that the bay could get crowded at times, but the way the Jasmine team had organised our tour, we felt like the only ones around. We highly recommend the Halong Victory Star Cruise for anyone wanting to tour Halong Bay in luxury. Highly recommend Halong Bay Cruises company

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Ms. Catherin from UK

Highly recommend Impressive Travel Vietnam company via halongbaycruises.org

Reviewed 2014-02-05

What can I say about the trip/cruise on Halong Glory Cruise it was just amazing, wonderful and just well planned. The staff was very friendly and the food was just so fine! I think the cruise was so good and I would certainly return to do it again there for sure. We highly recommend Impressive Travel Vietnam for arranging this trip for us.

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Ms. Davidson Chang from Singapore

Highlight for V-Spirit Cruise

Reviewed 2014-02-05

The cruise was was excellent, we were very impressed with our boat the Halong V-SPIRIT CRUISE. Our cabin was lovely, the crew were very friendly & attentive & the food was first class! We enjoyed all the activities & had a wonderful time. We had a wonderful time & will definitely recommend to our friends & be back to do the trip again. Halong Bay is a must, it's very beautiful.

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Ms. Mariel Barcelon from Philip

Best price and best quality

Reviewed 2014-02-05

My family really enjoy this trip. The service provided is excellent in the cruise. Staffs are friendly and well trained. Cabin rooms are very luxurious and comfortable. Food on board is excellent especially the buffet dinner. Overall ratings I would say 10/10 for the V- Sprite Cruise and highly recommend halongbaycruises.org.

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Kam Fook Woo from Malaysia

Nice and new boat

Reviewed 2014-02-05

GALAXY PREMIUM CRUISE was simply beautiful. Attentive, always present at hand when needed, yet not in-your-face nor intrusive at all, they melted into the background and were not noticed which made the trip so enjoyable as you coul feel like you were enjoyig it alone if you wanted to! Tour guide on the boat was fantastic, knowledgeable, and friendly. BestPrice Vietnam were so helpful, honest, reliable, stress-free, easy to work with, and above all prompt in correspondence and confirmations and we highly recommend halongbaycruises.org which belongs to Thaison Hotel Group

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Armand Vanbaelen

5 star service

Reviewed 2014-02-05

We can say Galaxy Premium Cruise is a fabulous cruise with delicious buffet lunch and dinner, a beautiful and clean cabin with marvelous views. the cruise manager was very kind and friendly. We were sick so were not able to participate in all the activities however enjoyed the day boat tour, kayaking and junk activities.

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Halong Alova Cruise

Enjoyable cruise

Reviewed 2014-02-05

Overall an enjoyable trip and Halong Bay was amazing. The staff were friendly and helpful. The boat was nice and accommodation comfortable. Good price too and we will recommend to all our friends for this boat for sure.

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Alexander Reiche from Germany

Beyond expectation

Reviewed 2014-02-05

A big thank you to all the staff on our ALOVA GOLD CRUISE were knowledgeable, efficient and very friendly. A special big thank you to our Cruise Director “Happy Little Buddha” who made sure we were looked after. I will be recommending Indochina sails to all my friends. I can’t thank Halong Bay Cruises enough, particularly Ms Nancy Nguyen who made all the arrangements for us on the internet then met us in Hanoi at the beginning and end of the tour to make sure our cruise was perfect. I will be recommending Halong Bay Cruises to all my friends. Thank you for looking after us so well

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Dominique Debitus from France

Superb service!

Reviewed 2014-02-05

Tien and Nga were fantastic, the rest of the crew were very pleasant. The meals were great and plenty off it. We were treated very good. Very happy staff that flowed through to us which made the cruise one we will never forget. The Cave tour was great, Tien explained everything. We had a great time. I would recommend to everybody I know about this boat and Halong Bay Cruises company. Thank you Nancy for your great support!

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Mr. Mewjork Joy from Australia

Luxury Cruise

Reviewed 2014-02-05

Our cruise with Halong Dolphin Cruise was excellent.I was especially impressed with our tour guide who worked hard to make sure we had a very comfortable stay and got to see and do everything we wanted to. Thank you Hoai Nam and Kenny Lee from Impressive Travel Vietnam for our great holiday in Vietnam

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Christine Chambers

Best price on great Halong Paloma Cruise

Reviewed 2014-02-05

Very helpful staff, informative guide, clean amenities, nothing was too much trouble. However, it was great to have things to do like kayaking, exploring etc, it would have been nice to have the option to just remain on the boat and have some quiet time on the sun deck. Anyway we got good price via Halongbaycruises.org and would like to recommend this website for anyone who look for good price and great quality on cruising in Halong Bay, Vietnam.

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Chambers from Australia

Enjoyable Trip with Impressive Travel Vietnam

Reviewed 2014-02-05

We enjoyed the cruse a lot, everything was just perfect, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. We understand this price is a little higher than the other boats but the quality is perfect. Night Activities not special and a bit boring for young couple

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Cier Yin Law from Malaysia

Highly recommend Golden Lotus Cruise- A real 3 star boat

Reviewed 2014-02-05

Very well organized by Halong Bay Cruises, nice people (sales staff, cruise staff and tourists), fun activities and excursions. The kayaking in the fishing village was really fun, and the cooking class too! Also, the staff took care of my peanut allergy at all the meals. Much appreciated and love to recommend this boat!

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Paul-Werner Berg from Germany

Could not be better

Reviewed 2014-02-05

our family of 4 people in late 60's and had a most enjoyable stay on the Galaxy Classic Cruise. The food and service was excellent, and although it didn't work out as the taxi took us to a hotel and not the cafe of same name, we were given a lot of help to continue our journey to Cat Ba following the Junk trip. Many thanks for a memorable time and thank Impressive Travel Vietnam via halongbaycruises.org

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Anastasia Whitlock from UK

Winning My Heart

Reviewed 2014-02-05

We had a great trip and excellent service on Galaxy classic Cruise. Highly recommended, big thanks for organizing nice (cake,drinks,flowers and souvenir) surprise for a 25th wedding anniversary and upgrading our cabin.

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Rodolfo Teves from Philippines

Wonderful experiences in my life

Reviewed 2014-02-05

My girlfriend and I had an excellent time on this cruise. It was well-organised and very comfortable with great food and nice cabins. The activities were very good. Next time, I would do a 2-day cruise so that we could fit in more kayaking and sight-seeing. I will definitely recommend it to other travels visiting that area. The negative stuff is mostly related to the weather. It was raining in the morning so the tour to the beach wasn't a blast. Would have been nice if there had been a backup plan. Also, not all of the life jackets were in tip top shape.

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Henchiot from Austria

Paradise Holiday

Reviewed 2014-02-05

Nicest staff and a very good guide. The excursions were really nice, not too many tourists around and the bbq on the beach was probably best. Halong Bay Cruise helped me a lot in finding the right trip, getting the money transferred and even going to the hotel the morning of departure to see if everything was alright. Super Job!

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Patrick Lim

Incredible sights and hospitality

Reviewed 2014-02-05

I and my partner stayed on the Halong Paloma Cruise for one night. Our room was clean and comfortable. The staff was very courteous and attentive. The breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets were delicious (especially the pho at breakfast and grilled seafood at dinner). We got to visit a cave and walk up Ti Top Island for a breathtaking view of Halong Bay on our first day. The next morning we woke up early for a rowboat ride to a lagoon. We had a wonderful experience and recommend booking them for your trip to this majestic Natural Wonder of the World.

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Klua Sinvat

Nie wieder Violet Cruise

Reviewed 2014-01-28

3 Tage und 2 Naechte :Zu loben die Kabinen, Das wars aber dann schon. Service na ja. Das Essen auf dem grossen Schiff mittelmaessig, auf dem Tagesschiff wirklich dagegen sehr sehr schlecht.Selbst den Nescafe musste man dort bezahen. Ueber den Guide gibt es nichts gutes zu berichten. Nie wieder Violet Cruise!

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DianaWong

Great trip ever

Reviewed 2014-01-15

Our vacation in Halong bay was wonderful! Couldn’t have asked for better. Our driver and tourguide were polite and very prompt. Although we did not speak the same language we both knew the word “music” and he had many nice CDs! It made the trip go faster. Halong Violet Cruise was amazing. The guides on boat were friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful. The cabins were great and the food superb! It wasn’t cheap but it was worth every cent! Highly recommend Violet Cruise to you!

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James

Perfect

Reviewed 2014-01-12

We had enjoyed our trip very well. All was extremely wonderful. The service is completely fantastic. The guides on boat were friendly, knowledgeable and helpful. The cabin was great with ocean view and the food was superb! It's totally not cheap but it was worth every cent what you paid for. Thanks again for all your excellent care

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Varmen

Very good stay at nice hotel

Reviewed 2013-12-30

The place is clean, the staff sp. Anna, Kelvin, Wendy and Tu are friendly and nice and very accommodating. The breakfast is very delicious. The place is very accessible and is in the center of the city. You can arrange the tour of your choice thru their staff.

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Peter James

Dont bother and keep away!

Reviewed 2013-11-04

For your convenience, I've included the text of your Original Review below. I booked a stay at this hotel for three days and regretted it as soon as I got there. If you choose to book a room here, I would suggest only doing one night so you can evaluate on your own and then extending your stay if need be. I was extremely exhausted when I had checked into my room and needed to rest. I said as much during check-in, but the the staff went into automatic selling mode.I was in the lobby stuck with Joe. He was extremely persistent and would not stop trying to sell me a cruise to Halong Bay. Even after I told him I did not feel well, he insisted on selling me. Then he led me around the corner to the dining area and insisted I try the food or have a cup of coffee. The food had been sitting out for quite some time. There were flies on them. It was very unappetizing. I did not eat there that day or for the duration of my stay. Joe remained by my side while I was in the lobby/dining area and continued to sell Halong Bay cruises to me the whole time! I had to finally leave in the middle of the conversation so it would stop. This was a regular occurrence each and every time I walked through the lobby. Every time Joe saw me, he was trying to sell me a cruise to Halong Bay. I asked for him to leave a brochure with me in hopes of the selling to stop. Instead, he had me sit down with him to look at his laptop so he could show me images of Halong Bay from Google. I was too polite and I regret having manners in this establishment. I would have been better off if I was crude. Then there were the rooms. Small. Musty like a moldy basement. The air conditioning was barely working. The bathroom was tiny! During our first day, we began to smell sewage. We later learned that the plumbing is in need of work. If you decide to stay on the lower floors (which is where I was located), you end up smelling sewage from all the wastewater coming down the pipes from all the floors above you. We had to keep the bathroom door closed to contain the odor. We only used the bathroom when we had to. The fumes were overwhelming and disgusting. They switched rooms for us (to a much higher floor) during the afternoon of the second day. In that room, we continued to deal with musty odors and a poor functioning air conditioner. Joe remained relentless in selling Halong Bay. I dreaded coming in/out of the lobby because I would have to deal with him. Upon check-out, Joe sat down right next to me and asked that I leave a positive review on Trip Advisor. Others in my travel group have left a similar reviews but they are no where to be found. These raving reviews are beyond amazing after my three-day stay there. I typically do not leave reviews. Because of my experience, I feel compelled to do so. I absolutely do not recommend this hotel to anyone. Ever. Stayed Dec 2013, traveled with friends

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Kenny

Great boat!

Reviewed 2013-09-11

An overnight cruise on the Halong Glory Cruise was part of our Vietnam-Cambodia tour package. I had heard so much about Ha Long Bay and it certainly did not disappoint. The weather was gloomy with overcast skies which added a mystical flavor to the setting. The food was simply fantastic and the girls enjoyed the spring rolls cooking class as well. The rooms were rather compact but clean and in any case we spent most of our time on the deck (it was cool and windy!) and the dining hall. The crew was warm and friendly. There was a trip to the "Amazing Cave" and the steep climb was worth the effort. There was a persistent drizzle the next morning so the activity was limited to kayaking. We ordered a bottle of Dalat wine (for dinner) which was not as expensive as I had expected . I would not revisits Ha Long but would certainly recommend it once.

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