TripAdvisor Reviews Prince Hotel Cat Ba
Travel Blogs from Cat Ba
Tuesday 25 August...
We had another early start so headed downstairs, checked out of the hotel and caught a taxi to the main bus station. We got our tickets and only had to wait a few minutes before boarding the first transport of the day......the bus.
Today we are heading to Halong Bay. This has been near the top of our 'must-see' places for the entire trip so we are very excited but we have had a few reports of it being very dirty and full of rubbish so we are ...
... ferry we starting talking to the family across from us which was comprised of three generations and a smattering of "aunties" and cousins. They were all out (we supposed) for a Sunday outing on the island and all were extremely nice. They were so nice that they offered to - for free- take us the 25-km on their van to Cat Ba City. Having a bit tougher time trusting people after Saigon and the phone/taxi incident, we hesitated but then took the offer and found it to ...
... Most of the time we paddled together and made a great team - Bronte the navigator, me the engine room. A bit more cruising, this time with the kids learning how to make spring rolls (very tasty too) and then to anchor with the sun setting. Ah the serenity. 30 June Up early with the sun. We all went up on deck to check out the day. Already hot but very still and very beautiful in the early morning light. The guy that ran the tai chi class showed up ...
... her life going away for a while. Will checked me in for a night at a hotel around the corner as this one was fully booked. Kerry was leaving the next day too, to get to the south of Thailand to meet her friends from New Zealand. For our goodbye meal we went back to the moose & roo the Australian restaurant that did amazing food. The hours went by pretty quickly and after Will having a shower, soaking him in aftersun and packing his bags ...
... government is keen to move the remaining people living in the floating villages to the mainland. Among the reasons given was the improved opportunities that would be offered to the children and the tidying up of the waterways. If they are successful I dare say a visit to Halong Bay ten years from now will not see this way of living.
Our cruise around Halong Bay was very relaxing with beautiful views in every direction and a welcome escape from the hustle of Vietnam’s city ...
Other places to stay in Cat Ba
Cat Co III Beach, Cat Ba | Hotelfrom $131
Road 1/4, Cat Ba | Hotelfrom $54
Cat Co 1 Beach, Cat Ba | Hotelfrom $63
No: 210 - 1/4 Str, Group 17th, Cat Ba | Hotelfrom $12
219 Duong 1/4 TT, Cat Ba | Hotelfrom $41
Viet Hai, Cat Ba | Hotelfrom $25
Ha Long Bay, Cat Ba | Hotelfrom $23