Signature Royal Cruise Halong Bay
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Signature Royal Cruise Halong Bay

Vinashin Harbor, Halong City, Vietnam
9.1 Excellent Based on 12 reviews

Cruise Overview

Launched in: 2014
Number of cabin: 16
Cruise Type: Wooden Boat
Destination: Halong Bay - Bai Tu Long Bay - Thien Canh Son Cave
Operated by: Signature Cruises

Signature Royal Cruise - a luxury experience in Halong Bay

The cruise fast becomes one of the most sought for cruising experiences on the Gulf of Tonkin. Being hailed as one of the largest vessels in the area, we also offer some of the biggest suites and best facilities. Our main concern onboard is the safety of passengers and the quality that they deserve. The cruise also supports local community by offering jobs to local people and supporting with highest capacity. Cruising in Halong Bay with Signature Royal Cruise, a 5-star luxury cruise, we commit to bring you the memories that you expected.

Cabin & Rates

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Junior Suite

28.0 m2
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Senior Suite

30.0 m2
Private Balcony
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Exclusive Family Suite

50.0 m2
Double + Single
Private Balcony
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Elite Family Suite

82.0 m2
Private Balcony
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Royal Suite

55.0 m2
Double + Single
Private Balcony
  • Free cancellation
  • All board - meals included
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Price Includes

  • Cruise itinerary and program
  • Entrance and sightseeing fees
  • Cabins and suites with A/C and en-suite bathroom
  • 1 Breakfast / 1 Lunch + 1 Brunch / 1 Dinner
  • Cooking class
  • Tai Chi session
  • Insurance, taxes and service charges

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 15 days prior to check-in: FREE of charge
  • From 15 to 3 days prior to check-in: 50% of total rates
  • Less than 72 hours prior to check-in: 100% of total rates
  • No-Show: 100% of total rates

Cancellation due to bad weather

If the cancellation be announced by the Management Board of Halong Bay, depend on the timing of the cancellation, following policies will be applied:

  • Before departure from Hanoi to Halong Bay (none of the services has been used): 100% refund.
  • During the trip (some services have been used: transfer, lunch, day trip, hotel in Halong, etc.): used services will be charged, the rest will be refunded.
  • The trip be cut down from 2 nights to 1 night, tourists will be charged a 2 days/1 night trip, plus other used services, the rest will be refunded.
  • The final cost will be confirmed by your consultant via email. In all cases, please contact us directly for any urgent help. We are here to support you with all of our best!

Children Policy

  • Free of charge for one child below the age of 5 years sharing with two adults. Limited one child per cabin only(not apply for Exclusive or Elite Cabin)
  • Children from 5 to under 12 years of age sharing a cabin with two adults on one bed are charged at 50% of adult rate, limited to one child per cabin only(not apply for Exclusive or Elite Cabin)
  • Two children below 12 years sharing a private cabin are charged at 75% of the full cabin rate. Child from 12 years must occupy a separate cabin and pay the full cabin rate(not apply for Exclusive or Elite Cabin)

Cruise Itineraries

Day 1: Hanoi - Bai Tu Long Bay
Day 2: Thien Canh Son Cave - Bai Tu Long Bay - Hanoi

Important Notes:

  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

Services & Facilities


  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Observatory
  • Reception
  • Rowing boat
  • Safety box at reception
  • Theme Cruise
  • Bar
  • Beauty Services and Massage
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Laundry service
  • Library
  • Restaurant

Departure Info

  • Shuttle Bus: Daily Departure
  • Check-in: 13.00
  • Check-out: 10.30
  • Guide: English

Activities on Board

  • Cooking classes
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Spa & Massage
  • Swimming
  • Tai Chi

Activities on Request

  • Birthday / Wedding anniversary/ Honeymoon
  • Steam/Sauna
  • Traditional or modern live music
  • Wedding ceremony

Customer Reviews



Based on 12 reviews

Traveler rating
  • Cruise quality
  • Food/Drink
  • Cabin quality
  • Staff quality
  • Activity
Traveler type
  • Mature couples 12
  • Solo travellers 0
  • Family with children 0
  • Groups of friends 0
  • Young couples 0

Ms.Anne La

Palo Alto, United States

2 January, 2018

excellent, we really enjoyed it


Mr.Patrick Hoy

Hartlepool , United Kingdom

18 May, 2017

We had a really great time on the cruise, thanks once again for your efforts in sorting out the booking.


Mr.Benoit Chaumont

Canmore, Canada

10 May, 2017

thank you again for all your help – your assistance really made a big difference in helping plan our trip.


Mr.Chia Chong Seng

Singapore, Singapore

6 January, 2017

Very good. BestPrice staff is Fast and efficient


Mr.Henry Richard SAFFRON

Dianella, 6059, Australia

17 December, 2016

We were very happy with the Signature Royal Cruise and their excellent service.
We are also very happy with great assistance and reliable service from the BestPrice VN Travel. Thanks to BestPrice VN Travel for excellent customer service.
"Source: Tripadvisor"


Mr.Tarun Uppal

Mumbai, India

26 August, 2016

excellent..especially our cruise manager mr. phin made our trip memorable.Our day boat trip was excellent too..wish a 3 night4 day iteniary was available for the cruise


Ms.Courtney Deanne Lutwyche

Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom

15 April, 2016

Staff could not have been more helpful and the service was fantastic. The food was perfect and I felt so looked after with my meat alternatives to the seafood dishes. 5* quality. Well organised itinerary and all activities were fantastic

There was a cockroach in our senior suite which wasn’t nice but probably no fault of signature.


Ms.Lovie Huynh

United States

23 March, 2016

Very accomadating. Great rooms.clean. abundant hot water supply. Massage on board with great.

not enough food. Drinks aren't included in meals which is weird


Mr.Oscar Pérez

Córdoba, Spain

9 February, 2016

2 days 1 night stay at Signature Royal Cruise was fantastic. The manager and crew there were friendly and we are pleased with their services. The room given was also comfortable and clean and exceeded our expectations. The fine dining food was also delicious.
"Source: Tripadvisor"


Mr.Michael Lockman

Seattle, WA, United States

23 January, 2016

The service on the cruise was outstanding. All crew members went out of their way to make the experience very enjoyable. Our rooms were very nice. We all loved the bathrooms. The ship was perfect for us.

The food on the cruise was good, but was on bland side and more pedestrian than we might have liked. I know this was probably to try to please standard tourists, but would have been nice to have food to order and more customized.

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The distance from Hanoi to Halong Bay is about 170 km. Shuttle Bus takes you around 3.5 hours, included haft-hour for break time from Hanoi to Halong Bay. If you go by private car, it takes around 3 hours.
Activities you can take part in during within a Cruise program is: Movie Night, Board Games, visiting Floating village, go fishing, cooking class, kayaking or swimming, biking, climbing… It depends on each cruise and the length of Cruise program as 02 days or 03 days. Please see more details in cruise itineraries.
Cruise itinerary and schedule are subject to change upon weather and operations conditions.
Halong Bay is a very suitable place for honeymoon, wedding anniversary or birthday vacation. Depend on your budget, you can join a sharing cruise or take a private cruise. But all our cruise partners have activities to celebrate for your special occasions such as decorating your bed with rose petals in a heart shape, giving chocolate or birthday cake...

The booking process is represented through 5 steps below:

Step 1: Check Rates

Fill in the numbers of adults, children and infants of your group, enter your departure date and click 'Check Rates' button, you will see the accommodation prices.

Once you selected an accommodation, click 'Book Nov' button to continue.

Tips: To get more special discounts, please take a look at 'Trip saving for booking together' section where you can check rates and get a discount for booking 02 services at the same time. The discount amount ranges from US$3 to US$60 per room per night (hotel) or per pax (tour).

Step 2: Book Extra Services

This step meets your needs in booking optional services like transfer, visa, kayaking or other interesting activities related to your current booking.

Tips: Don't forget to book hotels, tours together in this step! It's a smart way to get more savings.

Step 3: Submit Booking

Here you can review, add or remove your booking items, complete and submit your booking form.

After your booking is submitted, the system navigates to a 'Thank you page and send you an automatic email listing all the services you requested.

Our travel consultant will get in contact with you within 01 working day to inform about the service availability & payment.

Step 4: Confirm Availability & Deposit

1. Check availability :

After receiving your booking request, our consultant will check the availability of the services. If the services are available, our consultant will send you a payment link for the deposit by email, otherwise we will give you some alternative suggestions.

Notice: our email may go to your spam mailbox, please check your spam mailbox if you don't receive our response in one working day.

2. Deposit:

After receiving the payment link in the email sent from our consultant, please make the deposit as soon as possible to secure your booking. When we receive your deposit payment, our consultant will reserve the services for your booking as following:

If all of the services are reserved successfully, we will send you a Confirmation Email including the deposit invoice and other useful information

If the services are fully booked and are not available, we will inform you and suggest other options. In case you no longer want to book these services, we will refund all of the deposit amount.

Notice: Your booking will NOT be confirmed until we send you the Confirmation email. The remaining balance can be paid later - before departure date. For some urgent bookings or special types of promotion, 100% of the total cost will be required.

Step 5: Final Payment

The full payment must be made before your departure date. The exact deadline will be confirmed by our travel consultant depending on each service you booked.

The remaining balance can be paid by Cash (VND, USD, AUD, EUR) or by credit card. For the customers who're going to stay in Hanoi, we are able to setup a direct meeting to collect the final payment.

Notice: Payment by cash on arrival is only applied for trips starting from Hanoi and the arrival date is before the payment deadline (confirmed by our travel consultant). All currencies are exchanged by local rate.