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Halo Bay Homestay

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.9
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

Halo Bay homestay is real local people's house.It is located in the heart of Ha Long. It is fisherman's house. The house is more than 60 years old. My parents (94 years old) have built for very long time during the war time. We keep the house like it is with all local and traditional material like brick, wood, bamboo, ceramic furniture, silk...It's covered by many green tree, wind, and sunlight.

We live 4 generations in a roof. It is in sea and fisherman decorated with blue color, full sunshine and wind, seashell & oyster,...
We have 1 dormitory room and 11 other rooms included 28 bed (single beds and double beds) for 40 guests.
Our rooms are arranged with comfortable furniture and amenities: smooth thick mattress, 2-way air-con, cable TV, hot water heater, towels, bedsheet...
You can use our dining room, kitchen, BBQ tools, washing machine free of charge.
When the guests stay in Halo Bay homestay, you will have free tours with us like Ha Long city tour (condition), hill village tour, fisherman village tour, cooking class...You can have sharing local culture, traditional, history, life style information...from my family.

My Story:
I am Hien, I am a Ha Long citizen. I used to be a fishman to catch oyster and crab at Ha Long bay, I used to be a hotel employee in Ha Long city as well. When i worked for the hotels, I love to talk with tourists. There was a question I often to ask them "what is the reason make you to come here Ha Long to visit?". 100% peoples answer was "Ha Long bay". View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.0

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 8.4

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    24 Jan 2020
    If I could give this place a higher rating the 10/10 I would. I can't say enough nice stuff about the hostess, I had such a lovely time. So stay here, if i'm ever back i will be.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Jan 2020
    An amazing homestay! Helped us organise a fantastic Ha Long Bay tour, and helped wonderfully cater for us in the lead up to Tet. Also such a musically talented family! Would absolutely stay again and recommend to everyone :)
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    17 Jan 2020
    Had a great experience! Hein is really lovely and helpful. The dinner is delicious and would highly recommend the one day cruise. She even let me use her laptop to do some work as I couldn’t find an Internet cafe.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Jan 2020
    Halo Bay Homestay is amazing!!!! Chi Hien is the most lovely host - so friendly and welcoming, you really feel at home! I arrived on their special prayer day of the week, Chi Hien invited me to join in with her whole family in their mantra’s and prayers, followed by a feast which she let me help her prepare, as well as dinner, which I shared with her and her husband and son. She is super helpful in assisting you to get around and find the best activities to do! Absolute 10/10, such a great stay!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Jan 2020
    Best Homestay in Vietnam so far! We really enjoyed the family dinner in the evening and we were happy to get some impressions of life in Ha Long and Vietnam. Hien and her husband are lovely and they really take care. The rooms are amazing and you can hear some birds singing all day!
    Germany, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    28 Jan 2020
    Absolutely wonderful stay here, and all of the family are so inviting and welcoming, which is easily the best quality of here. On our first night we were invited to a family dinner party with traditional dishes with the extended family, complete with homemade wine, party food and guitar. I can really recommend the boat trip here to see halong bay, and with the trip, you’re given a free walking tour. My favourite home stay so far, would definitely recommend!
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.4

    Superb

    28 Jan 2020
    A very welcoming place. The owner invited all guests to dine with her and her friends as part of New Year which brought all guests together. The host is very passionate and knowledgeable of the area and gave a tour also with lots of helpful advice on travel ideas. 10/10 for making us feel at home.
    Canada, Male, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    30 Dec 2019
    Very nice and relaxing place. If you're looking for a place to chill and not party then go there!
    Finland, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    19 Jan 2020
    Even with the craziness of the New Year, Hien managed to make our stay very comfortable and easy. She was very attentive and welcomed us to spend the holiday with them! I would definitely come here again.
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    13 Jan 2020
    My friend did get bitten by bed bugs, but hotel can’t be to blame. The lady was so kind and did warn us they had previously had them but they’d gone, she also gave us free cream to wear to prevent bed bugs and my friend didn’t wear it.
    Wales, Mixed Group, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Tour
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Currency Exchange
  • Express check-in / out
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Café
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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