QUANG NINH, VIET NAM - FEB 12, 2019: Aerial view of Sun World Halong park, with Sun Wheels and underwater games. Halong City, Vietnam. Near Halong Bay, UNESCO World Heritage Site. ; Shutterstock ID 1449609443; your: Erin Lenczycki; gl: 65050; netsuite: Online Editorial; full: Destination Update

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Halong City

Despite enjoying a stunning position on the cusp of Halong Bay, where its high-rise hotel developments dot the shoreline, most travelers opt to skip Halong City, preferring to spend a night out in the bay itself. As such, increased competition for a dwindling clientele means the budget hotel rates here are some of the cheapest in Vietnam. 

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