Quoc Hoa Hotel Hanoi
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The trip into the city from the airport gave us a good indication of what life in Hanoi is all about: bustling, chaotic with motorbikes everywhere - 1 for every 2 people. And when the guide books say "street food", it really is! Everything happens on the street with low plastic chairs strewn on the pavements for cooking, eating and people-watching …
After checking out of the hotel,, the transport arrived on time ( Cath gave the receptionist a bit of a mouth full about this **** hotel.....), we made it to the airport. The flight was on time and left on time, but that's about all I can say was good about it.
I had some idiot messing about behind me,, some chav in front who …
... the rice and noodles. We reviewed it on Tripadviser which revealed bad news for the spa but from the look of things the gym was alright. Basic, but everything you need.. plus hoolahoops. Everything except aircon. We were sweating buckets just stepping on the treadmill. Little miss PT was not coping so reverted to what she does best. Heavy weights. Beast. We perked up after the cardio and had a play.
That night we had arranged to meet friends of a friend of mine from Nha ...
... fact that we actually managed to arrive in Hanoi during a tropical depression, which involves so much rain that British raincoats do almost nothing to protect you. The boat ride was incredible. I am not entirely sure how to describe the beauty of the area, so IŽll upload some photos instead. Our driver rode us (with his feet) through three caves, only stopping to give us lillypads to keep us dry.
The next day was our last day in Hanoi so ...
... time on looked nothing like the boat in the brochure. That said, we did have an ensuite and airconditioning in our bedroom, which was pretty amazing. Halong Bay itself was very beautiful. We did a little bit of kayaking.
There were so many other tourists, however. Oh well. We swam in what I think must be the most crowded beach in the whole of ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility