Cruise overview

43F, Ngoc Chau Land, Tuan Chau Marina, Halong bay, Quang Ninh, Vietnam Tuan Chau, Ha Long, Ha Long, Vietnam View on map
8.9/10
Editor Rating

“ Margaret cruise is destined to be a 5-star cruise ship in Halong Bay. The cruise evokes a sense of comfort with cozy and fully-refurbished cabins, a large restaurant, and wellness services. In terms of the operating area, Margaret cruise sails to Halong Bay that is famed for beautiful tourist spots and a lot of water-based activities.”

Editor Reviews

Pros

- The cruise is new, clean, and comfortable.
- There are plentiful food options for buffet breakfast & lunch.
- Price includes transfer round trip and the shuttle bus is in good condition.

Cons

- It is a bit noisy as the rooms are quite close to the stairs. The rooms are smaller than the ones being shown on the website.
- The additional drinks in the bar and restaurant are pricey.
- The itinerary doesn’t include a visit to the floating village and cave visits are less interesting because of overcrowding.
- The crew should improve their English speaking skills.

Bottom Line

Generally, Margaret cruise creates an enjoyable stay for passengers with good services and adequate facilities.

About

Type: Metal
Launched: 2018
No Of Cabins: 25
Pick Up Time: 8:30 – 8:45 Am
Drop Off Time: 15:00 Pm
Operating Area: Halong Bay, Cat Ba Island Or Monkey Island
Available Tours: 1d, 2d1n, 3d2n
Destinations: Luon Cave, Titop Island Or Soi Sim Island, Fairy Lake, Drum Cave, Sung Sot Cave, Cat Ba Island Or Monkey Island

9.0/10

Itinerary & activities

Margaret cruise brings the boutique experience to guests with ordinary excursions to different famous landmarks of Halong Bay namely Luon Cave, Titop Island, Sung Sot Cave, and Cat Ba Island. From there, visitors can not only capture stunning views but also join various activities.

  • Cooking class
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Happy hour
  • Themed dinner nights
  • Walking tours
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Water park
  • Evening entertainment
  • Entertainment staff
  • Hiking
  • Library
  • Children's playground
  • Fishing

8.9/10

Cruise quality

The cruise itself is high-quality and exquisitely appointed with many updated services and facilities. Designed in classic Vietnamese style, this medium-sized ship offers a charming setting where passengers can relish by the calm of the bay. 

8.9/10

Service & facilities

Margaret cruise sails with all comforts and great services. It has a fantastic spa with an extensive menu of massage and spa services. Also, the spacious space is a perfect place to enjoy drinks and sunbathing.

What’s more, transportation is not a real hassle as the cruise provides shuttle service, airport transfer, and public transit tickets.

  • Shuttle service
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Shops (on site)
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Gift shop
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bridal suite
  • VIP room facilities
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Newspapers
  • Room service
8.9/10

Cabin quality

Soak up in the feeling of warm and welcoming with the cruise’s 25 cabins. The rooms have a decent size and come in various types from affordable to luxurious cabins with a private bathroom and full in-room amenities. Some even have Jacuzzi and a private balcony with ocean view.

Room TypeMaximumSize
Deluxe Room with Ocean View2 adults, 0 Children22 sqm
Executive Room with Ocean View2 adults, 0 Children25 sqm
Triple Room with Ocean View3 adults, 0 Children30 sqm
Family Connecting Room4 adults, 0 Children50 sqm
Suite with Balcony and Spa Bath2 adults, 0 Children35 sqm
9.0/10

Food & drink

All meals onboard are included in the price. Experience the romance of being amidst the bay and savor delectable meals. The restaurant caters guests with buffet breakfast & lunch and Vietnamese set-menu dinner.

For drinks, the cruise comprises a variety of beverage choices and some cost an additional charge such as wine and champagne. 

8.6/10

Value for money

Deluxe ocean view costs from US$310 and the family connecting room is priced at US$858. 

Access for people with disabilities?

Wheelchair accessible

Family-friendly? 

- The family room is available for 4 people. 

- Children under 4 years old are free of charge if sharing a bed with parent/s.

- Children from 11 years old and above are priced as an adult.

Last updated: October 31, 2019

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Frequently asked questions

1.What services are included in the price?

The price includes welcome drinks, all board-meals, water, tea and fruit in the cabin, kayak service, entrance and sightseeing fees, and insurance onboard.

2.Is WIFI available onboard?

The cruise offers free WIFI in rooms and public areas. However, the signal is weak in some specific areas.

3.What kind of food will be served onboard?

Margaret cruise offers 3 meals per day with buffet breakfast & lunch and a set menu for dinner. The food menu is Vietnamese and international cuisines.

4.What payment methods does the cruise accept?

Passengers can make a payment via VTC  – the cruise payment gate which is sent right after the booking is confirmed, via credit card, or in cash during the check-in.

5.How can I book a cabin?

Guests can make a reservation with the cruise directly by sending an email to: info@margaretcruises.com or sales@margaretcruises.com. For more urgent cases, you can call +84-86 651 5225 or + 84-2436 44 9988 to check the availability immediately.