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Sail amid the islands and mountains
Emeraude Classic Cruises offers overnight cruises on one of the world's most beautiful bays: Halong Bay, with views of otherworldly karst formations and stupendous seascape, is dotted with thousands of limestone islands. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Halong Bay is about 170 km (105 mi) from Hanoi.
Food, drink, and entertainment
Full board Vietnamese and international buffet meals are served in the boat's dining room. The bars offer a selection of French, Australian, and Chilean wine, as well as spirits, beers, and cocktails. Relaxing body massages can be enjoyed at the spa (surcharge).
Emeraude Classic Cruises offers air-conditioned cabins and suites, all with bay-view balconies. Beds are layered with premium linens. Decor includes colonial-style brass fans and hardwood floors. Bottled water is complimentary. Private bathrooms come with showers, toiletries and other amenities typical of an upscale hotel room.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window.
Emeraude Classic Cruises
All-inclusive room rates at Emeraude Classic Cruises are available. These rates are higher because they include onsite food and beverages in the room rate (some restrictions may apply).
Located in the Gulf of Tonkin, Halong Bay is dotted with thousands of islands and islets. Towering limestone pillars sculpted by nature create a magical seascape that is unique in all the world. Emeraude itineraries and activities include guided tours of Sung Sot Grotto and a floating fishing village, a stop at Titov Island, with its popular beach; cooking demonstrations; squid fishing (seasonal); and complimentary Tai Chi on the sundeck. Spa services are available for a surcharge. WiFi is free in public areas. Guests are offered a free buffet breakfast, and after dark, guests can gather topside for a viewing of the movie Indochine, featuring scenes filmed on Halong Bay.
Before boarding, guests can relax in the Emeraude Café, located in Bai Chay, the gateway to Halong Bay. The café offers a wide selection of international foods, along with free wireless Internet access.
Please note: Halong Bay is approximately 170 km (105 miles) from Hanoi. Transportation to Halong Bay takes about three to four hours. Emeraude Classic Cruises can assist with transfers from your hotel or from Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi. For details, please contact Emeraude using the contact information received after booking via this Web site.
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Rooftop terrace
- Number of bars/lounges - 2
- Free breakfast
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Year Built 2003
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Number of coffee shops/cafes - 2
- Supervised childcare/activities (free)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Spa services on site
- Luggage storage
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Laundry facilities
- Beach towels
- Total number of rooms - 37
- One meeting room
- Number of floors - 3
- Wedding services
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Multilingual staff
- Free newspapers in lobby
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Valet parking (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Free newspaper
- Ceiling fan
- Access via exterior corridors
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room massage available
- Shower only
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- Separate bedroom
- Rollaway/extra beds (free)
Where to Eat
Restaurant - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.
Complimentary buffet breakfast and reception available daily.
Nearby Things to Do
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.
- Playground on site
- Fishing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Kayaking on site
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at 12:30 PM
Check-in time starts at noon
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 10 AM
Children and extra beds
- This property welcomes adults only.
- Kids stay free! One child 5 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
- Free rollaway/extra beds!
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- No pets or service animals allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Airport shuttle fee: VND 850000 per person (roundtrip)
- Valet parking fee: VND 20.000 per night
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We should mention
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. One child 5 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.
Awards & Affiliations
- Emeraude Classic Cruises is listed in the 2012 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.