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Halo Bay Homestay

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic 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 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 9.6

  • Security 9.7

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.2

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.6


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    26 Aug 2022
    Our host was VERY flexible, helpful and forthcoming, the place is nice and cosy and has a degree of pleasant familiarity. She gave us very good recommendations regarding food and activities in Ha Long. It was a complete privilege staying there.
    Romania, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Aug 2022
    Lovely family! Hien and her husband were wonderful hosts. The hostel was very clean and the breakfasts were lovely. Hien helped me with my bookings, including a great massage with her friend and a bus to Hanoi. Bicycles are included, and Hien helped me with an itinerary for solo biking that day. It’s not a very touristy area, which I really enjoyed, just seeing the local way of life and enjoying a nice meal with Hien and her family!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Aug 2022
    Awesome place. U can rent a motorbike for 50k for 24hs to drive around town. Nice bar too.
    Vietnam, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    14 Aug 2022
    The 8 bed dorm is incredibly clean and spacious with comfortable beds and ac that is on all day. The bathroom is clean with a good hot shower. Hien booked a boat tour for me and my onwards travel and was incredibly helpful whatever my request as well as quick to reply. A lovely hostel to stay at in ha long bay
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    25 Sep 2022
    Very amazing homestay with amazing people and a beautiful property. The fisherman theme of the place is amazing and the accommodations were amazing!
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    15 Aug 2022
    Stayed here as a solo traveller and the host was so sweet! She organised everything, the boat tour, my night bus to Sapa & all my washing. Even the taxi’s to and from she wanted to make sure we didn’t get charged too much so ordered them through a friend. It was so warm and welcoming being at the homestay with her and her husband! Super comfy beds, simple but great breakfast & generally a great vibe. Would recommend staying here !
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7

    Superb

    10 Aug 2022
    The hosts at Halo Bay Homestay are exceptionally kind and helpful. They invited us to join them for a family dinner of home cooked Vietnamese food which was delicious and the breakfast was also very tasty. The room was very comfortable and clean with a safe to lock valuables and good A/C. The hosts were very responsive and helped us book a cruise and a bus back to Hanoi. Definitely stay here!
    Canada, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    06 Aug 2022
    Lovely day for 2 nights! Hosts keen to tell you about the history of Halong bay and less touristy points of interest in the bay. They are very helpful with booking buses and cruises to other destinations. Beds and towels clean and comfy. Would stay here again 😊
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    23 Aug 2022
    Great hostel, clean and everything works! Staff are friendly & can arrange buses/tours for you! Curtains are a little thin meaning the rooms are bright in the mornings - other than that can’t fault it
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    20 Aug 2022
    Loved this hostel. Was decorated so nicely and the host was so welcoming and friendly. Ideal if you’re looking for somewhere to stay in the Halong bay area although there isn’t much going on in the surrounding area (tricky to find somewhere to eat). Would highly recommend.
    England, Female, 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
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


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