Ha Long Bay, the bay of thousands of limestone karsts and isles in various shapes and sizes, is situated near Ha Long city. Thousands of domestic and international tourists are coming to Ha Long city every day to watch this majestic scenery. We have fully detailed articles on our blog about how to get to Ha Long, what to see and do, and the floating fishing villages of the bay. For booking a private car, Muvv is a good transfer service that is part of the Christina’s ecosystem. Easy to book, just navigate to their homepage and input your information, a reliable driver will be waiting for you. You can set up your own itinerary in Ha Long using these articles.
As a popular travel destination in Vietnam, Ha Long has an abundance of hotels, hostels, and other kinds of accommodation. Feel free to choose which one is suitable for your style and budget. I found and selected accommodations with glowing reviews.
Boat Cruises – Wake Up to Stunning Sights
The boat cruise is not just a place to sleep, it’s a special accommodation in Ha Long that lets you best explore this natural wonder by cruising around the islands, isles, and exploring majestic caves. Not only is it a form of transportation to explore Ha Long Bay, the boat is also a fancy stay. Wake up to the gentle lapping of the water against the boat as the first rays of the sun announce a new day. You will have a wonderful experience like breathing the fresh air, listening to the sound of wind and wave, and watching majestic bays and caves.
Emperor Cruises Ha Long
With royal style in traditional Vietnamese decoration, Emperor Cruises Ha Long features five-star rooms with a private balcony opening up to a full ocean view, and a private bathroom equipped with a bathtub and jacuzzi. All the necessary utilities are high quality and professionally serviced, from the spa, fitness center, playground for kids to a cinema, a library, and an art gallery. A restaurant offering fine meals is on board, including fresh seasonal fruits, and unlimited drinks. You can sit on board, drink your cocktail, and enjoy live music on the boat. It’s a luxury stay on the ocean!
Beach activities such as kayaking, bamboo boating, caving, squid fishing, and sightseeing are included too.
Programs of two days, one night or three days, two nights are available. The different kinds of rooms vary in price.
Address: Ha Long Center, 162 Le Thanh Tong Street, Bach Dang Ward, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh Province
Price range: 740 USD – 1,300 USD
Phone number: +84 123 666 8879
Website: Emperor Cruises Ha Long
Azalea Cruise offers accommodation with an itinerary cruising the untouched areas of Lan Ha Bay, Ha Long Bay, and Bai Tu Long Bay. Guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant, a drink at the bar, or relax at the spa center in Azalea Cruise.
The rooms of Azalea Cruise are built by hand to Western style. You will be stunned by the mind-blowing beauty of the bay from large windows facing the sea with your own private balcony. Every room has a private bathroom and luxury facilities.
Address: 28 Anh Dao Street, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh Province
Price range: 300 USD – 850 USD
Phone number: +84 9 3436 8069
Website: Azalea Cruise
With fine woodwork constructed from local timber, all the cabins in Aphrodite Cruise features traditional Vietnamese decoration. Through the expansive windows and balconies, all the beauty of the sea is in your direct view. Sunbathe on the rooftop of the boat, take a sip of your cocktail from the glass, enjoy sunny days in the middle of the sea, and relax at the end of the day in the jacuzzi or sauna.
The highlight of Aphrodite Cruise is their eco-friendly mission to manage waste appropriately. It contributes to enhancing the awareness of both Vietnamese and foreigners, which helps to save the environment of this beautiful bay.
Address: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh Province
Price range: 285 USD – 620 USD
Phone number: +84 93 640 18 19
Website: Aphrodite Cruise
Luxury Hotels – Experience a First-Class Stay
If you like to spend more time on land to discover the lifestyle of Ha Long city, a luxury hotel is good for travelers with bigger budgets. Stay in the stunning rooms with a beautiful view and experience the most convenient facilities with professional services.
Halong Paradise Suites Hotel
Only a three-minute walk from the beach, Paradise Suites Hotel has well-decorated rooms with luxury facilities befitting of high-end living spaces.
With a team of multinational chefs and local cooks, extraordinary dishes from Western-inspired to Asian cuisine are served in the restaurants in the hotel. Then, swim in the cool water of the pool and relax in the spa with extensive therapies and treatments from skilled masseuses. Paradise Suites Hotel makes your stay that much better and effortless.
Moreover, bike and car rental are available at the hotel, which is convenient and the best way to discover the local area by yourself.
Address: Tuan Chau Island, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh Province
Price range: 110 USD – 190 USD
Phone number: +84 2033 815 088
Website: Halong Paradise Suites Hotel
Vinpearl Ha Long Bay Resort
Vinpearl Ha Long Bay Resort has not only a year-round outdoor pool but also a private beach area, which delivers the privacy you need on vacation. Not only that, you can improve your health at the fitness center and relax after an exploration day at the spa.
The most comfortable vacation with five-star services are at your fingertips and the staff is more than ready to fulfill your every need. All rooms are well-decorated, equipped with high-quality furniture, a private bathroom fitted with a bathtub, and most importantly a romantic Ha Long Bay sea view.
Vinpearl Ha Long Bay Resort has many restaurants with different styles, providing a variety of menus from many countries such as seafood, BBQ, and a buffet of both Asian and Western cuisine. Bayview Restaurant even offers a panoramic view of Halong Bay and Pearl Lounge offers a rich menu of teas, coffees, wines, and cocktails. Vinpearl makes it easy for you to stay for a while.
Address: Reu Island, Bai Chay, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh
Price range: 160 USD – 315 USD
Phone number: +84 1900 636 699
Website: Vinpearl Ha Long Bay Resort
Novotel Ha Long
Novotel Ha Long Bay Hotel is situated at the entrance to Sun World Ha Long Park and takes only six minutes to walk to the beach. The hotel is not only a tranquil area for travelers seeking quiet spaces but Novotel also fosters a warmly crowded environment for those travelers looking to meet a few new friends. An infinity pool and poolside bar will make your day perfectly relaxing. Moreover, the fitness and spa center on the third floor are good places to keep you fit after enjoying all the deliciousness from the restaurants of the hotel.
With oversized windows, a panoramic view of both Ha Long Bay and Bai Chay beach are captured in your room. All the rooms are designed for utmost relaxation and easy living. You will be amazed at the hospitality and international service standards of this hotel in Ha Long.
Address: 160 Ha Long Road, Bai Chay Ward, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh province,
Price range: 75 USD – 155 USD
Phone number: (+84) 203 3848 108
Website: Novotel Ha Long
Christina’s Ha Long- Green Bay Village
Located in a peaceful residential area minutes away from key destinations in Ha Long Bay, Christina’s Green Bay Village is the perfect place to spend a few days, if not more, exploring the area. Stay in these homey apartments with access to a beautiful pool, children’s play area, and close proximity to local life and markets. With a friendly host and ease of communication, this is a great choice if you really want to get at the heart of Ha Long Bay while also staying in modern and comfortable facilities.
This stay will be the most economic of your luxury choices, and you really get great value for the services.
Address: A2-10, Green Bay Village, Hung Thang, Ha Long City, Quang Ninh
Price range: 45 USD
Book with Airbnb: Christina’s Ha Long Bay- Green Bay Village
Hostels and Homestays – Local and Peaceful Homes
If you have a low budget, you can still have a good time in the hostels and homestays of Ha Long. Staying in hostels and homestays brings you closer to local families. Sometimes hotels can feel impersonal so take advantage of the unique homestay culture of Vietnam. Rooms are often well-decorated with necessary facilities. Discover a home away from home.
Halong Happy Hostel
Halong Happy Hostel is located near Bay Chay beach, it’s approximately an 18-minute walk to the beach. Each room has air-conditioning, a television, and a private bathroom with free WiFi throughout the hostel. Private rooms and six-bed mixed dormitories are available.
Not only will you have a good view of the city from the sun terrace, you can cook by yourself in the shared kitchen, enjoy your meal and have some beers with other travelers in the shared lounge. The hostel provides free bicycles too! Bike and car rental are also provided.
Halong Ginger Homestay
Surrounded by small gardens with fresh vegetables grown by the owner, Halong Ginger Homestay features wood accented and well-decorated rooms. Private rooms and dormitory rooms are available at a very fair price. Each room even has a flat-screen TV with cable channels. This homestay provides shared bathrooms with utmost cleanliness, so you can clean up after a long day at the beach.
You can use the shared kitchen at the homestay to cook your own meal. The family stay also provides free use of bicycles, bike rental, and car rental.
Address: 33, Group 2, Hung Thang Ward, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh Province
Price range: 11 USD – 35 USD
Phone number: +84 96 930 99 98
Fanpage: Halong Ginger Homestay
Book with Airbnb: Halong Ginger Homestay
Ruby Halong Homestay
Situated in a peaceful land near Bai Tu Long Bay, Ruby Halong Homestay makes tranquility easy. Go fishing, swim in the river, hear the birds singing, and simply watch the flowers. These slow-paced activities bring profound meditation into your travels.
Ruby Halong Homestay features air-conditioned rooms and free private parking. Private rooms and dormitories are also available. All rooms include a TV with cable channels and a private bathroom fitted with a bathtub. Certain units include a sitting area for your convenience. You can enjoy the on-site bar after a long exploration day.
Address: No 96, Group 58, Quater 6B, Ha Phong Ward, Ha Long city, Quang Ninh Province
Price range: 5 USD – 18 USD
Phone number: +84 91 639 63 66
Fanpage: Ruby Halong Homestay
Book with Airbnb: Ruby Halong Homestay
Now that you have all the information about the different types of accommodation available, you can choose which stay is suitable for your style and budget.
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