Cruise overview

Le Thanh Tong, Ha Long, Vietnam View on map
9.7/10
Editor Rating

“ Emperor Cruises Halong treats passengers to a luxurious all-inclusive cruise experience. All-suite accommodations, top-notch services, and exquisite upscale dining options set Emperor Cruises apart from other lines. The ship even exceeds guests’ expectations with engaging enrichment programs and destination-focused excursions around Halong Bay.”

Editor Reviews

Pros

+ Beautifully designed in unique regal style, this is a family-friendly vessel with all ocean-view suites.
+ The cruise provides a broad range of interesting activities and unlimited access to sauna and spa services.
+ Luxury trains, helicopters, seaplanes, and private yachts can also be arranged.

Cons

- The program is a bit rushed in the morning.
- Halong Bay is polluted and touristy.
- It should have a briefing about the itinerary and activity options onboard.

Bottom Line

This small sleek vessel charms high-end travelers, especially families with children with outstanding features and lots of child services.

About

Type: Metal
Launched: 2017
No Of Cabins: 8
Pick Up Time: 8:00 Am
Drop Off Time: 15:00 Pm
Operating Area: Hanoi, Bai Tu Long Bay
Available Tours: 2d1n, 3d2n, 4d3n, 5d4n
Destinations: Vung Vieng Fishing Village, Hon Co Island, Thien Canh Son Cave, Thay Cave, Cong Dam Area, Hon Xep Nature Park

9.8/10

Itinerary & activities

Emperor Cruises offers a bevy of exciting voyages on Bai Tu Long Bay, ranging from rowing bamboo boat around Vung Vieng fishing village, kayaking and discovering Thay cave, exploring Thien Canh Son cave and Hon Xep Nature Park.

More interestingly, the cruise provides long trips to visit Hanoi and Bai Tu Long Bay as well as private trips for the charter cruise.

  • Live music/performance
  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
  • Kids' club
  • Hiking
  • Library
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Karaoke
  • Children's playground
  • Fishing

9.8/10

Cruise quality

The property is strikingly new and beautiful with continual improvements. Well-heeled travelers especially love the ultimate luxury found Emperor Cruises that combines 5-star services with classic elegance.

9.6/10

Service & facilities

The ship specializes in offering extraordinary modern comforts and personalized services that are unlikely to be found on other cruises. The spacious sundeck provides superb views for sunbathing and wine tasting. Meanwhile, the restaurant serves guests mouth-watering cuisines in a royal atmosphere. There are also outdoor furniture, terrace, BBQ facilities, and spa facilities.

  • Shuttle service
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bridal suite
  • VIP room facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Room service
9.7/10

Cabin quality

Follow original designs, 8 suites are spacious, well-appointed with a private balcony for panoramic sea views, a personal butler service, and a number of amenities such as an en-suite bathroom, stylish bed, fancy carpeting, and stunning artworks. The mini-bar is replenished daily with complimentary drinking water and soft drinks. Significantly, the sitting area is a wonderful place for reading bookings and enjoying the sunset.

Room TypeMaximumSize
State Suite with Balcony2 adults, 1 Children50 sqm
Royal Suite with Balcony2 adults, 1 Children72 sqm
Special Offer2 adults, 0 Children43 sqm
9.8/10

Food & Drink

Panorama restaurant appeals to its cruisers with plenty of culinary delights in Vietnamese and international style.

What’s more, the lounge bar brings guests a wide selection of cocktails, spirits, wines, and beers to enjoy after mealtime.

9.2/10

Value for money

Signature suite costs from US$554, state suite costs from US$581, and royal suite costs from US$713.

Access for people with disabilities?

There are no facilities for disabled guests.

Family-friendly?

Family rooms are available. There are many entertainment and family services such as baby safety gates, kids’ TV channels, outdoor play equipment for kids, indoor playground, and babysitting or child services.

Last updated: December 18, 2019

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Frequently asked questions

1.Is WIFI available onboard?

Yes, free WIFI is available in public areas.

2.What is the children’s policy?

Children under 5 years old are free of charge, sharing the cabin with parents, limited to only 01 child per cabin. The second child must from 5 to 11 years old.

FOC baby cot for infants and children aged 12 and above are charged as an adult.

3.How much does the transfer service cost?

Transfer service by limousine costs US$45/pax/round trip.

4.Does the cruise have spa services?

Yes, Heritage spa includes a variety of spa treatments namely foot massage, head, back and shoulder massage, and body massage.

5.Is it possible for a family of 3 people to stay in one cabin?

Yes, you can stay in the triple cabins with an extra bed arranged for children under 12 years old.