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Sala Done Khong

3 Ban Kangkhong, Muang Khong, Laos
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2009
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2010

We stayed for 4 nights.We had a studio room on the ground floor which was nice and clean.We had A/C and hot water.The breakfast was okay with eggs,bread,fruit and coffee. Whilst we were there there was rennovations going on next door so it looked like a building site.As we were the only guests staying there they closed the restaurant during... More 

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Oakland, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2009

really enjoyed our stay here, friendly staff, great room, excellent food! Amazing sunrises over the Mekong. We had a quiet, romantic dinner one night out on the lawn under the sala, very nice indeed...they arranged a boat trip to Don Khone where we spent the day walking around and relaxing at Li Phi falls--amazing. Glad we chose Don Khong to... More 

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Portland, OR
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2008

Decent place, for an island with no electricity. Rooms were good sized. I stayed in the main building. No A/C, no hot water, and animal noises kept me up all night. My friend stayed in one of the river cabins and I was very jealous - try to get one of those. Better view, cooler air, better noises. Room wasn't... More 

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West Sussex, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2008

Sala Done Khong, is a lovely French colonial house on the banks of the sleepy Mekong River. The auberge has 12 rooms, and is managed by a Lao lady who speaks French and her daughter who speaks English. We had a large ensuite room upstairs with a balcony facing the river - it was basic, clean and adequate. Water buffalo... More 

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sydney,australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2008

you will leave pakse by bus at 8am ,arriving nakasang at 11.30 (60,000 kip)..the bus drops you at boat landing for don khone island . the 10 minute ride to the island costs 1000 kip .you will be asked if you want to do the day river trip to si don (7000 kip)and this is okay if you do not... More 

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