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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I will just put some pros and cons here: -Pros Bed is comfortable Hot shower Nice staff -Cons Staff doesn't speak english Very unclean (everyone used our toilet, also kids from outside/found bandaids in shower) No lock on your door. Just a curtain. When we wanted to lock it, the key was taken away from us under the notion 'have...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Super cheap, I was surprised at the level of help I got from staff considering the price I was paying. They had cooking classes advertised, a laundry service and organised a bus ticket for me out of Luang Prabang. Easily got a room over New Years, though other travellers said that it had been very busy not too long before...

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Reviewed 1 May 2016

Worst mistake of all my travels staying here. Got robbed in our private room while we were sleeping. The owner screamed in our faces (before we even told him we got robbed--somehow he already knew) saying how much he hated our country and coming inside of our room repeatedly like he wanted to hit us and had offensive things painted...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 March 2016

The best thing about this hostel was the price: I payed 30,000kip per night for a bed in the dorm. Although it was the cheapest place I heard of in Luang Prabang, I found much nicer hostels for less in other parts of Laos. The dorm was very basic and a bit humid and shabby, though it did have a...

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Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Owner is racist and drunk must of the time and harassing, not nice and very rude person! Told us that he hates our country and want to kill us and tried to pick up a fight while he's totally drunk! Bad room quality! Very noisy at night! Terrible Terrible Terrible! Do yourself a favor and never come here! You can...

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Thank Ben C
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Just today i had a very bad experience in this place:after my check i, i was asking bus informations to one of the owners,to the wrong one...he started to say strange informations,uncorrects at all,and started to speak many bad words to me...i answered to him,and then he wanted really fight with me,this crazy stressed poor man.Just i really wanted to...

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Thank Mangkor
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

The only reason to stay there is the fact that its the cheapest one in that city. Gloomy rooms, worst mattress I have ever slept on and no hot water in shower... But,at least the location isn't bad. If you don't have to - go other place!

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Karmiel, Israel
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

After searching for accommodation on peak high season in Luang Prabang, I ended up staying in this hostel, paying as low as half of the lowest other accommodation I could find. Be prepared for no luxury, hard beds, simple toilet and relatively dirty rooms. The place did have the toilets and showers included in every dorm room, with great hot...

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Reviewed 11 December 2015

If you travel alone or with a partner and you find yourself in Luang Prabang, this place is available for you. Be sure to change the sheets and the pillow case because the bedrooms are not tended I literally had to sweep the floor because there's so much sand particles and the toilet bowl stunk. There's no bin or toiletries...

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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

We stayed thier for 5 days and it was very good . The accomandition are good , espacialy the double room , fan room , two fans and this is more then enough . The owner is very nice . The doorms are ok . But the spacial think about it is that thier is alot of young people over...

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Address: 46 Hnuay 04, Samsanthai Rd, Ban Thong Cha Leaun, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Number of rooms: 13
Also Known As:
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 of 5 bubbles cherrymarp, 10 Dec 2015 | Read review
“a/c might not be turned on all day in the a/c dorm. no screens on the windows in the fan-dorm, so a few mosquitoes get in through the curtains. put on bug repellent before going to bed! all rooms have lots of those tiny little harmless ants.”
 of 5 bubbles 484alexandern, 21 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Choose the rooms to the right side of the building when you enter and not the main building. That area seems new”
 of 5 bubbles rohankothari, 28 Jan 2014 | Read review
“I stayed in Room D - it's on the ground floor around the back, no one really knows it's there any there's only 4 people in the room - both are bonuses.”
 of 5 bubbles Rosanagh, 10 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Rooms are very small and stuffy”
 of 5 bubbles Voilareally, 19 Jul 2011 | Read review
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