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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This was a stopover as part of a Mekong trip but I wouldn't have wanted to stay here more than one night. The room was very small which made dealing with luggage very difficult and whilst the room was clean the bed was low and uncomfortable. The electricity went off at 6pm in the morning which made getting ready to...

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2015

When we stayed, we were charged $50 for a key fob that has no use, but broke as it was made out of gold coated fine china (my only explanation for the price or fragility). And the staff member threatened to have us arrested. Comfy bed though.

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Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 26 January 2015

We arrived there from the boat (going to Huay Xay) and spent one night. The room was proper and the bed was ok. We took the breakfast in front of the Mekong, looking at the elephants taking their morning bath, nice ;-) Friendly owners.

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Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

Decent price for a twin share which we literally walked up and booked. Showers weren't very warm at all but beds were decent and room was nicely painted. Decided not to eat there for breakfast and instead bought sandwiches/croissants from the market near where the boats leave. Fine for one night. Wifi okay but not the strongest in the rooms.

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Groningen
Reviewed 14 November 2014

Travelling from Huay xai to Luang prabang by slowboat we had to stay one night in Pakbeng and chose Santisouk guesthouse. The room was clean and the restaurant nicely overlooks the Mekong river. We were quite surprised to read the other reviews about theft of goods because we didn't experience this whatsoever (we haven't left any valuables in the room...

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Reviewed 20 October 2014

We booked our trip from Chiang Khong to Luang Prabang over Pakbeng. We stayed in the „Santiouk“ Hotel. We cannot recommend it at all. Rooms were nice, but the people working there are thieves. When we were checking out we put our iphones on the reception desk and within 2 minutes the phones were gone. Later on, we found out...

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3Thank Joerg S
Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 30 August 2014

My and my boyfriend went to have dinner at 7 and came back at 830... Next day we took the boat to Huay Xai and realize his passport, bank cards and cash (that he usually carries on the hand bag) were not there just half an hour after leaving the port... We think someone with a key entered the room....

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Boracay, Philippines
Reviewed 27 June 2014

I rented a room that was easily visible from the restaurant which was filled with locals and staff all evening. I left for dinner at 7:00, the room was locked. I returned at 8:30, the room was still locked. I noticed in the morning that my laptop computer was missing. They pointed to a sign that said they were not...

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2Thank jim s
Canberra
Reviewed 3 February 2014

Stayed for two nights in Pakbeng. The first night was at Doangprasead which had clean rooms but terrible bathrooms. Santisouk was clean and the bathrooms were far better. For one or two nights this place is great. The breakfast is also done well and is cheap.

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Reviewed 28 January 2014 via mobile

We booked this place as part of our Mekong boat package with Shompoo cruises. Despite the generally negative reviews of guesthouses in Pakbeng we were really positively surprised. We had a nice and clean room with view on the Mekong. Free WiFi included.

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Address: 77/79 Thanon Nokeokummane, Pakbeng 0406, Laos
Region: Laos > Oudomxay Province > Pakbeng
Price Range: $11 - $13 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Don't buy anything he sells and don't break a key fob.”
 of 5 bubbles 6Gilly, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“we had a very disappointing experience, so no recommendation”
 of 5 bubbles joergs966, 20 Oct 2014 | Read review
“there is no need of prebooking in pakbeng, no matter what the guys at the boat tell you (to sell their comission based accomodation)”
 of 5 bubbles ursula_travelling, 15 Feb 2013 | Read review
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