Howard Johnson Resort Sanya Bay

Sanya, China

7.7 K reviews
Excellent beach hotel. Easily accessible by car and close to the airport.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Kitchenette
    • Bathtub
    • Microwave
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Hairdresser
    • Café
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Currency Exchange
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
    • Public Internet Access
    • Coatroom
  • Food
    • Evening Buffet
    • à la carte Dinner
    • Special Diet
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Drinks Included
    • Set menu lunch
    • Special Offers
    • Lunch Buffet
    • Set menu dinner
    • Speed Boating
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Entertainment Program
    • Diving
    • Number of Pools
    • Ping Pong
    • Banana Boat
    • Massage
    • Aqua aerobics
    • Steam bath
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Basketball
    • Pool bar
    • Billiards/Snooker
No. 188 Sanya Bay Road Sanya City


This hotel is located a 20-minute drive from Dadonghai and a 28-minute drive from the Nanshan Cultural Tourism Zone. It is about an 8-minute drive away from Sanya Phoenix International Airport.


The hotel was built in 2008. Guest accommodation comprises 1198 rooms. At the accommodation, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a cloakroom, a safe and a currency exchange service. Among the culinary options available at the establishment are a restaurant, a dining area, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a supermarket. Additional facilities at the hotel include a newspaper stand. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation. Available services and facilities include a babysitting service, a childcare service, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, a kitchen and a bathroom. The standard amenities of most rooms include a balcony. Many rooms feature a sea view, which further enhances the ambience. A safe and a minibar are also available. For self-catering guests, there is a well-equipped kitchenette with a fridge, a mini fridge, a microwave and a tea/coffee station. Internet access, a telephone, a TV and a radio add to the comfort of the holiday. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available. The establishment offers non-smoking rooms and smoking rooms.


A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. Parasols are available to travellers. The poolside bar serves a selection of refreshing drinks. Those wishing to enjoy an active holiday can enjoy volleyball and basketball. For a fee, tennis is also available. Short and long-stay guests are welcome to use the excellent facilities of the hotel, which include a gym and billiards, or for a fee, table tennis. The accommodation offers a range of facilities in the wellness area. Options include a spa or, for an additional fee, a sauna, a steam bath and massage treatments. The establishment offers an entertainment programme for adults (for a fee).


Bed and breakfast is bookable. Guests can choose to book options such as breakfast, lunch or dinner. Staff are also happy to provide special dietary cuisine. Special catering options can be enjoyed at the hotel. Drinks are included in the price for travellers.


The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express and VISA.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Bus stop nearby. Free airport shuttle bus. Beach nearby.

    "Great location." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Excellent location with good bars, restaurants, shopping and beaches nearby." "Excellent parking and car access." "Medium distance to city centre."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Delicious breakfast. Huge breakfast buffet. Breakfast was great.

    "Tasty yet pricey breakfasts."

  • Amenities
    "Great amenities"

    Large garden. Beautiful gardens. Great facilities.

    "Top-notch kids facilities and a lovely entrance area." "Buildings are fine with old facilities, but the grounds are wonderful." "Elevator in need of updating." "Outdoor sports facilities are ok."

  • Service
    "Service is adequate"

    Friendly staff. Head chef went out of their way. No English language skills.

    "Complaints about management, but acceptably friendly staff." "Housekeeping is typical but service staff are very professional." "Reception is poor, as is the restaurant service." "Good shuttle service." "Great concierge service." "Recreation staff is ok."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Outlets next to. Very little sea view. Clean rooms.

    "Rooms and beds are adequate." "Balconies are nice with lovely views, although rooms are outdated." "Guests had probelms with room cleanliness and maintenance, and complained about minibars." "Poor quality TV's, furniture, and kitchenettes."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Very little sea view.

    "Beds are alright and rooms are moderately-sized but too noisy and comfort is lacking."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar could improve"

    "Bar could improve."

  • WiFi
    "Complaints about WiFi"

    "Complaints about WiFi."