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Catba Hostel Reviews

160 Nui Ngoc street, Hai Phong, Cat Ba Island, Vietnam

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84 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 82%Staff
  • 69%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 76%Facilities

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Quite a way up the hill away from the main drag, which could be a good or bad thing depending how you look at it. Staff are helpful enough. Food is distinctly average. Room was clean, each bed in the dorm has its own fan, light, locker and charging point which is really good. They join two bunks together which can be a bit cosy/annoying if the guy next to you has his fan blowing right on the separating curtain but that's not really the hostel's problem. Communal area/restaurant hardly used.


Nice tv in room with English movie channels. Good for a brief one night stay.


Each bed had a personal fan, light and outlet which was great!


Average hostel, the dorms are well equipped with outlets and personal lamps.


Admittedly this place is very cheap but of course that means corners are cut. No top sheets - just a bare blanket, so not very hygienic. No wifi in the room, which is not really an issue until they kick you out of the lobby because the receptionist wants to sleep...


Had a great stay. Definitely recommended.


Good place to stay, not directly at the sea but not far away. Great, helpful Staff.


We had an excellent time in Cat Ba. Really friendly staff that helped us in every moment.


Room is clean, bathroom clean, the only bad thing is that your standing beside the toilet to shower....Wifi works fine. staff helpful to book tours. Breakfast is average so do yourself a favour and head down the street. If your travelling on a budget, i'd highly recommend this hostel.

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