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Gross-Umstadt, Germany
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

We went there in November 2016, the room was really cheap - we had a double room with two beds, a tv and a fridge. Unfortunately the wifi was not that good and the room smelled like fish, a very strong smell. Nevertheless it is very cheap for such a nice room! The balcony offered a really great view over...

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Lae, Papua New Guinea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The owner is super friendly. Clean hotel. It is basic with a great view. The price and location can not be beaten. We left our bag with camera (all of our photos from Vietnam and Cambodia) and money, outside the hotel. The owners brother collected it and placed it behind the desk. The owner then returned the bag with everything...

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Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

The price is right for what you get. It's basic but my room was very clean. The parts that really count were all recently cleaned — bed sheets, towels, bathroom. Before coming here, I had booked into a different hotel that was much pricier but turned out to be really a poor experience. I came here desperate and they were...

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

This hotel was good value and comfortable, the view over the bay was very nice. The rooms were clean but there were a few ants around, this wasn't too much of an issue though. The staff were friendly and helpful and spoke very good english.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We didn't have anything booked after leaving a terrible hotel nearby. Nicely approached on the street by a helpful Vietnamese man that spoke perfect English. Top floor rooms overlooking harbour nicest. Only paid 250,000 dong for a night. Great bathroom with nice shower perfect for after boat trip. Organised bus to Hanoi with no fuss.

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Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Simple hotel with okay beds, wi-fi, bathroom and a excellent host called Larry who was really friendly and will give you good advice on what to do! The view was also stunning and the hotel is located in the center of the town which is great because it was close to all the night life and activities during the day!

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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The hotel is okay, but it has some ants walking on the floor, of course you can't expect too much in SE Asia for the budget price. You can get better at other hotels with a much nicer view (I.e. without the mega TV in front). These people will just completely lie about the tour. We had an explanation about...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Rooms were ok for the price, no more and no less. We've been there in off-season and paid 12$ for a double per night (without breakfast). The view of the front rooms is great, you can sit on the shared balcony observing the local harbour's atmosphere. We booked a one day trip as well as scooters at the hotel, price...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2015

We booked this place during a two-month trip around SE Asia as it was very cheap which is something I always take into account when reviewing. However the room we were given was dirty, the bathroom smelt strongly of urine and indeed I had to clean under the seat and the curtains smelt quite badly as they needed a clean....

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

An excellent option in a great location. The sea view rooms have outstanding views, the hotel is clean and cheap. I ended up staying longer than initially planned, and would certainly stay here again. The staff can help organise tours, motos etc, or walk just a few meters to the centre of things and do it yourself.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Cat Ba Dream Hotel offers a number of tours for you to choose from: one day; two days, one night; or three days, two nights. You can go caving, kayaking, swimming, snorkeling, and daytime and nighttime fishing, and then relax on empty beaches. Choose to stay overnight on a floating hotel or on the boat. Every tour includes food, water and an english spreaking local guide. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cat Ba Dream Hotel

Address: No 226 - 1/4 Cat Ba Town, Cat Ba, Vietnam
Region: Vietnam > Cat Ba
Price Range: $14 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“Get the room as high up as they have available with a sea view.”
 of 5 bubbles ALittleAdrift, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Front rooms have excellent views.”
 of 5 bubbles MPP2013, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Good sea views at the front of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 582marcj, 25 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Pick a sea facing room.”
 of 5 bubbles RickOH28, 17 Nov 2015 | Read review
“We asked for a view of the harbour and he gave us keys for two rooms and let us choose. He was asking if we wanted higher or lower floors too though. I think if you just ask then they will provide it if possible.”
 of 5 bubbles 959jl, 8 Jan 2015 | Read review
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