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9.5

Exceptional

83 reviews

83 reviews

Breakfast4
Housekeeping2
Swimming Pool1
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9.8

Exceptional

Location rating score

Exceptional location
Parking
FREE
Nearby landmarks
Tam Coc 200 m
Quây thuôc minh ngoc 300 m
Thûoc Tân Duoc Pharmacy 320 m
view point-mountains, river 770 m
Thai Vi Temple 850 m
Ca Grotto Cave 1.2 km
Tien Grotto 1.3 km
Mua cave 1.4 km
Cave viewpoint 1.5 km
Mua Caves 1.5 km
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Ruby Homestay

Tam Coc - Bich Dong Caves, Ninh Bình, Vietnam - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Tam Coc - Bich Dong Caves part of Ninh Bình, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Restaurant, indoor pool and outdoor pool are among the special facilities that will enhance your stay with on-site convenience.

Highlights

Sparkling clean

Top Value

Check-in [24-hour]

Excellent room comfort & quality

Airport transfer

Hygiene Plus

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Safety Features
Staff trained in safety protocol
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Preventative Equipment
Hand sanitizer
Free face masks
Health and Medical
Doctor/nurse on call

Facilities

Front desk [24-hour]

Airport transfer

Bicycle rental

Pets allowed

Swimming pool [indoor]

Car park

Shuttle service

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Ninh Bình every 8 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money9.5
Location rating9.8
Nearest airportTho Xuan Airport (THD)
Distance to airport60.0 km

Rooms available at Ruby Homestay

Bungalow Room
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Partial lake view
  • 2 double beds
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Bungalow Double Mountain View
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Mountain view
  • 1 super king bed
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Double Room with Mountain View
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 1 king bed
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Quadruple Room with Mountain View
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  • Room size: 28 m²/301 ft²
  • Garden view
  • 2 queen beds
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Ruby Homestay?

Check-in is from 12:30 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The homestay offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Ruby Homestay?

Ruby Homestay is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the homestay know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Ruby Homestay also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the homestay. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Ruby Homestay has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. Self-parking is conveniently available at the homestay.

What is the smoking policy at Ruby Homestay?

Ruby Homestay does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas.

What restaurants are nearby Ruby Homestay?

Restaurants including Sang Siro Restaurant, Sun Flower Restaurant and Luciole Bistro are popular in Ruby Homestay’s neighborhood which is known as Tam Coc - Bich Dong Caves.

What are popular attractions near Ruby Homestay?

Guests at Ruby Homestay can easily visit Thai Vi Temple, Hoa Lu temples of the Dinh & Le Dynasties and Bich Dong Pagoda located in the Tam Coc - Bich Dong Caves area.

What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Ruby Homestay?

Ruby Homestay is located in the Tam Coc - Bich Dong Caves area, which is famous for natural sightseeing destinations such as Tien Grotto, Tam Coc Cave and Bich Dong Cave.

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What people love about Ruby Homestay

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "The room was neat and clean, and there were no problems with wifi or hot water."

    Yogeswari

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    January 26, 2023

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Cleanliness

    "Ruby is a nice host and the bungalow really spqcious, clean and confortable."

    Victor

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    December 26, 2022

  • 10

    Exceptional
    Location

    "Amazing location great room with hot shower and great AC."

    Danielle

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    October 22, 2022

Property ranking|Compared to 420 Ninh Bình properties
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Location score
9.8/10
Service score
9.8/10
Cheapest price score
Couples review score
9.8/10
Better than
97
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of Ninh Bình properties
Better than
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Overall rating:

9.5

Exceptional
83 reviews
Cleanliness
9.5
Facilities
9.2
Location
9.8
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What travelers say they love:
Ruby was such a welcoming, friendly, and sincere host.
Kameron from United States
Couple
More about Ruby Homestay

More about Ruby Homestay

Ruby Homestay

Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at Ruby Homestay. Stay connected throughout your stay with free internet access provided. To help pre-arrange your arrival and departure, airport transfer services can be booked before you even check in. Your explorations of Ninh Bình can be assisted with the shuttle services available here.
Parking is provided free of charge for guests. You'll have no problem planning out your days and transportation needs with front desk services including express check-in or check-out and luggage storage. The homestay's ticket service and tours can even help you book tickets and reservations for entertainment and explorations. Wear your favorite outfits again and again thanks to the dry cleaning service and laundry service offered at Ruby Homestay.
In-room conveniences such as 24-hour room service, room service and daily housekeeping will make staying in a great choice. The homestay is entirely non-smoking.
Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep. To enhance your stay, some rooms at the homestay come with linen service, blackout curtains and air conditioning. You may be assured to know that a refrigerator, bottled water, instant coffee, instant tea and mini bar are available in some select rooms. You can stay fresh and clean with a hair dryer, toiletries, bathrobes and towels provided in some of the guest bathrooms.


Dining and things to do

Wake up with no worries at Ruby Homestay, where breakfast is provided free of charge. Throughout your stay, choose from a variety of delicious dining options at the homestay. The homestay even has in-house cooking amenities such as BBQ facilities and shared kitchen for its most selective guests.
Throughout the day, you can enjoy the activities offered at Ruby Homestay. The many offerings at Ruby Homestay ensures you'll have plenty to do during your stay. No vacation is complete without a refreshing jump into the pool. Stay wet and wild with fun family water activities like fishing. No need to go anywhere after dinner -- play with friends or family at the shared lounge and TV area.


Reasons to stay here

Spend less here on rooms than you would at 94% of other accommodations in the city.
Travelers who stayed here really appreciated the location, scoring it better than 96% of the city's other options.
This homestay's staff and services score higher than 95% of accommodations in the city.

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Amenities and facilities

Exceptional
Facilities

9.2

Languages spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Vietnamese
Internet access
  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
  • Internet services
  • Wi-Fi in public areas
Things to do, ways to relax
  • Fishing
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool [indoor]
  • Swimming pool [outdoor]
  • Ticket services
  • Tours
Cleanliness and safety
  • Anti-viral cleaning products
  • Body thermometer
  • Breakfast takeaway service
  • Cashless payment service
  • Daily disinfection in common areas
  • Doctor/nurse on call
  • Free face masks
  • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Hotel room service app
  • Hot water linen and laundry washing
  • Individually-wrapped food options
  • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
  • Protective screens in common areas
  • Room sanitization opt-out available
  • Rooms sanitized between stays
  • Safe dining setup
  • Sanitized kitchen and tableware items
  • Shared stationery removed
  • Staff trained in safety protocol
  • Temperature check for guests and staff
Dining, drinking, and snacking
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Bottle of water
  • Breakfast [free]
  • Kitchen
  • Poolside bar
  • Restaurants
  • Room service [24-hour]
  • Shared kitchen
Services and conveniences
  • Air conditioning in public area
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • Currency exchange
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
  • Food delivery
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Smoke-free property
  • Smoking area
  • Terrace
For the kids
  • Family room
  • Swimming pool [kids]
Access
  • Cat-friendly
  • Check-in/out [express]
  • Check-in/out [private]
  • Check-in [24-hour]
  • Couples only
  • Dog-friendly
  • Exterior corridor
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
  • Security [24-hour]
Getting around
  • Airport transfer
  • Bicycle parking
  • Car park [free of charge]
  • Car park [on-site]
  • Shuttle service
Sports equipment rental
  • Bicycle rental
Available in all rooms
  • Additional bathroom
  • Additional toilet
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathrobes
  • Blackout curtains
  • Complimentary tea
  • Desk
  • Extra long bed
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free bottled water
  • Free instant coffee
  • Hair dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Locker
  • Microwave
  • Mirror
  • Private entrance
  • Refrigerator
  • Seating area
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing
  • Toiletries
  • Towels
  • Umbrella
  • Washing machine
  • Wi-Fi [free]

Food and dining

Breakfast options
  • Asian
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Location

Doi 1, Van Lam, Ninh Hai, Hoa Lu, Tam Coc - Bich Dong Caves, Ninh Bình, Vietnam, 430000
Exceptional
Location

9.8

Airports
  • Tho Xuan Airport (THD)
    60.0 km
  • Cat Bi International Airport (HPH)
    106.3 km
Public transportation
  • Ninh Binh Train Station
    5.0 km
Hospital or clinic
  • Quây thuôc minh ngoc
    300 m
Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.

Property policies

Children and extra beds

All children are welcome.

Infant 0-2 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Baby cot/crib available upon request
Children 3-12 year(s)
Stay for free if using existing bedding.
Extra beds may be requested directly from the property; additional charges may apply
Guests 13 years and older are considered as adults
Extra beds may be requested directly from the property; additional charges may apply
Others
  • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Extra beds, if available, are dependent on the room you choose. Please ask the property for more details.

Some helpful facts

Check-in/Check-out
  • Check-in from12:30
  • Check-out until11:00
The property
  • Number of rooms 5

Reviews of Ruby Homestay from real guests

Provided by verified guests of Agoda
9.5
/
10
Exceptional
Cleanliness9.5
Facilities9.2
Location9.8
Service9.8
Value for money9.5
High score for Ninh Bình
Rating
9+ Exceptional (34)
8-9 Excellent (2)
7-8 Very Good (2)
6-7 Good (0)
<6 Below Expectation (1)
Time of the year
Mar - May (5)
Jun - Aug (8)
Sep - Nov (16)
Dec - Feb (10)

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10.0
Exceptional
Brent from United States
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 3 nights in September 2019

Our Favorite place in Vietnam.”

We spent six nights in Ninh Bình and were so glad we found Ruby Homestay. We found this place riding around on a motorbike and decided we wanted to move there based on what we actually saw. The pool was excellent and the location was perfect. To put it all over the top, our host was extremely generous and hospitable. We hope to go back to Ninh Bình and wouldn’t think to stay anywhere else.

Reviewed September 07, 2019

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9.2
Exceptional
Monique
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 3 nights in November 2019

Lovely owners - so friendly ”

‘Rupy/Papa’ doesn’t speak English but he uses his phone to translate conversation back and forth. He was excellent, very friendly family, from teaching us Vietnamese to offering to take us to his beehives in the Bird Valley. The breakfast is perfect - the best banana pancakes with organic honey from his bees. The bungalows are large and clean, from reading other reviews they are mistaken when saying there is a pool though. This belongs to neighbouring hotel ‘Lavender’ which you can pay to use if you wish. The location is great, a short walk down a quiet road, we hired a bike which you need if you want to get to Trang An, waterfalls etc. Really wonderful stay in Tam Coc thanks to this family.

Reviewed December 06, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
John
Family with teens
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 1 night in November 2019

Exceptional hospitality and Value!”

The owners, Ruby and Cau could not have been more accommodating. From their warm welcome and exceptional friendliness to their arranging a taxi for our departure and everything in between, it was a great experience. The breakfast was custom made and Delicious and a delicious lunch is available too. We had 2 rooms (small, individual cabins) and both were modern, spacious, clean and well appointed. With air conditioning and fan and plenty of hot water. The grounds are beautiful and well kept and it’s a very short walk to town with easy access to boats and restaurants. There is cold bottled water, beer, wine and other cold drinks available 24 hours for a reasonable price. Maybe the best stay of our vacation. We were confused at first by the term “home stay”, thinking it may be a shared room or B&B but we’re very pleasantly surprised with the individual cabins combined with the genuine home feel from the owners. A fantastic value!

Reviewed November 14, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Semi from Malaysia
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 3 nights in August 2019

Highly Recommended!”

We stayed here for 4 days in total and it is our the best hotel so far in Vietnam. The host family were welcoming a lot and tried to help us :D They have big swimming pool and free bicycle as well. The breakfast is filling ( such as Bread, Eggs, Veges, Fruits and Tee or Coffee). It is located in Tam coc so you can easily go anywhere! I highly recommend here and I would like to stay again if I visit Vietnam again! Thanks.

Reviewed September 25, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Patrick from Canada
Group
Bungalow Room
Stayed 2 nights in September 2019

The best host family you can hope for”

This homestay is really beautiful and well taken care of. The owner ruby will literally welcome you like his own family and will do everything and anything for you to have the best stay there possible. If we are ever back in town, we will go back again without a thought

Reviewed September 08, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Celina
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 3 nights in October 2019

Exceptional”

We thank Ruby for having us. He was absolutely friendly & he became a vietnamese friend of us. It was one of the best stays we had yet on our trip. He even showed us his bee farm and brought us fresh fruits every day. Thanks Ruby, we hope we will see you again. :-)

Reviewed November 07, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Kyle from United States
Solo traveler
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

Best Value, Great Location, Warm Welcome”

Stay here and feel well cared for. The host family is so kind and generous. The rooms are beautiful and comfortable. The location is so close in the heart of Tam Coc.

Reviewed June 30, 2019

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Thank you very much. You are a great guest. We hope to see you in the near future.

Responded September 02, 2019
Ruby Homestay
10.0
Exceptional
Osher from Israel
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 1 night in February 2020

Wow”

That was perfect experience!! Ruby and his wife very lovely couple, the breakfast really yummy and the room was clean and comfortable! Highly recommend

Reviewed February 16, 2020

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2.8
Pipat from Thailand
Group
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 2 nights in September 2019

Acceptable”

Phuc vu that tinh

Reviewed September 08, 2019

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10.0
Exceptional
Yogeswari from Vietnam
Couple
Bungalow Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2023

Travelled during Tet23!”

A place that will undoubtedly live on in my memories. We were well taken care of by the elderly couple and their son and wife. Our breakfast was fantastic. The room was neat and clean, and there were no problems with wifi or hot water. There is no complaint!

Reviewed January 27, 2023

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10.0
Exceptional
Tina from United Kingdom
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 1 night in January 2023

Such kind hosts ”

We stayed 3 nights at this lovely home stay. Room lovely clean, massive bed, fridge and large bathroom with a wall heater if you get cold having a shower ( the weather was chilly when we stayed) the owners are so welcoming and are genuinely kind. Who uses google translate to communicate with lots of smiles and laughter. Breakfast made to order - we had home made chicken noodle soup. The owner had gone the market the day before with a guest. It was lovely but a rather big portion- when the owner saw that I had not eaten all my noodles - he was concerned I was still hungry. He then checked with me that I like another dish. He then disappeared and came back with massive portion bang hun and homemade chicken sausage. That would feed 3 people. Then he checked again wanting to give me more food. He was concerned I didn’t eat all - he then gave me more options for breakfast-. The following day I had banana pancakes- 3 large ones with fruit. The following day we had Shuka which was delicious. Showers are hot, and centrally located, the boats and main car/bus park is 3 minutes walk and you can get to the Main Street that way or the back way. There can be power cuts in the area - the home stay has a backup generator too. Wi-Fi good too. centrally located. After we checked out and collected our cases they tried to give us a large bottle of water for our overnight journey Highly recommend this cute home stay with the kindest hosts. Thank you for a lovely stay

Reviewed January 23, 2023

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10.0
Exceptional
Kameron from United States
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 3 nights in January 2023

Amazing stay”

Ruby was such a welcoming, friendly, and sincere host. His accommodation was cozy, comfortable, and a great value. Him and his wife were so cordial and really made us feel at home. Please stay here while in town.

Reviewed January 20, 2023

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9.6
Exceptional
Chelsey from Indonesia
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 4 nights in December 2022

Ruby made our stay!”

In terms of value for money you get what you pay for. But what makes this place magical is the owner Ruby and his wife. I stayed with my partner and unfortunately he got a flu, Ruby and his wife went the extra mile to help us out. The breakfast is also amazing! Overall they are magical and the place is a great experience!

Reviewed January 04, 2023

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9.2
Exceptional
Candy from New Zealand
Family with teens
Bungalow Room
Stayed 4 nights in December 2022

Wonderful hosts”

Run by the friendliest couple, who cook excellent breakfasts.

Reviewed January 01, 2023

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10.0
Exceptional
Victor from Spain
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 3 nights in December 2022

Great place in Tamcoc”

I was very happy staying at this accommodation. Ruby is a nice host and the bungalow really spqcious, clean and confortable. I really felt at home. Huge breakfast also!! Location is the best!

Reviewed December 26, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
gaurav from India
Family with young children
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 1 night in December 2022

Sweetest elderly couple handling the homestay”

It was an absolute delight to stay here. The location is very near to the tam coc boating and market/ restaurants are all at a 200mts walk. And such loving couple treating us like their kids. We wud have never left had v not had a flight already booked. Must stay 5 stars in love

Reviewed December 25, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
Amy from Australia
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 2 nights in November 2022

Exceptional”

You should definitely stay here!! Ruby and his wife are the nicest people - they are always smiling! Very accommodating and generous - gave us some complimentary grapefruit from their garden before we left on the bus to sapa! There's a pool you can swim in after long hot days, the home cooked on demand breakfast was delicious - they made great shakshuka for us! Cannot recommend more ☺️

Reviewed November 20, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
Danielle from Israel
Solo traveler
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 4 nights in October 2022

An absolute pleasure ”

Amazing location great room with hot shower and great AC. Ruby and his wife are such lovely people! They made the best breakfasts and are super helpful. You can rent a bike or scooter for very cheap there and there are many restaurants cafes and bars all around. 100% recommended

Reviewed October 23, 2022

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10.0
Exceptional
Natalie from Israel
Couple
Bungalow Double Mountain View
Stayed 3 nights in October 2022

Beautiful place in the heart of tam coc”

Really nice place to stay, the owner, rubi, is super, cute, funny , he made us shakshuka every morning! Very tasty! We will come again!

Reviewed October 18, 2022

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8.0
Excellent
DONGCHAN from Vietnam
Family with teens
Bungalow Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2022

kindness with soul ”

home stay, of course do not compare with Hotel , if want stay as like relative in country then come here. Staffs are owner's family so warmly welcome , also all is cheap , can enjoy home food if guests request . 5min from Tam coc so easy to access here and there. Good luck !!

Reviewed September 05, 2022

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