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281 Thanon Setthathirat | Ban Hai Sok, Vientiane, Laos
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Lani Guest House
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Ranked #25 of 175 Vientiane B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

We stayed here for a few days over New Year. The house itself was charming, while the rooms were spacious and clean. It has a lovely location next to a temple and an easy walk from Vientiane's main areas. Everything worked as expected, though I did bang my head a couple of times on the mysterious glass bugshield (possibly) inside... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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55 reviews 55 reviews
45 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Actually there're plenty reasons to love this place. I've tried several hotels in Vientiane throughout the year and this is the last one for this year in which I chose to pay more to get better room & services .. but I didn't. Location: Beware !! Some hotel agency may pin it with the wrong location. Please use "Google Maps"... More 

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New York
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15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I have just stayed at Lani Guest house and loved it. Great location walking distance from many nice places,the rooms / suites are huge and brand new, I stayed in room number 8, nice architecture, quietness and best value for money, I will be back !

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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I spent 3 night here recently. It's in the process of reinventing itself as "Lani's house by the ponds". The website describes a high-end guesthouse and boutique rooms – the pictures back this up. Unfortunately, the reality on the ground is very different – there’s some refurbishment taking place, we clearly didn’t get a refurbed room (despite seemingly being the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Twenty years ago I stayed there for the first time. And since then several times. It is comfortable and service oriented. Nice atmosphere. Centrally and still quietly located. In the processof refurbishing, which is needed. I will keep coming back.

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I love staying at Lani Guest House. If you're looking for new 4-5 star accommodation, stay away. I like the old world charm and quiet ambience less than 50 metres from the city's busiest road. Rooms are well furnished. Plenty of shops, laundry, restaurants within 200 metres all around it. Staff are friendly and ever willing to please. When I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Lani guest house is one of the best place in Vientiane. It is located in the center but is very quiet as the house is at the end of a small passage. People working there are very friendly and helpful. My room was big, very clean. The bathroom has hot water. The breakfast was really delicious. Well, of you have... More 

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Canmore, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

My wife and I stayed here 3 nights. We were picked up at the airport and had a free transfer to the hotel. We liked that it was off the main road but a short walking distance to restaurants etc.. Breakfasts were good consisting of eggs, bread, jam, mango, juice and coffee which we enjoyed on the balcony outside of... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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72 reviews 72 reviews
27 hotel reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013

My friend and I stayed here for one night at the end of a long cycling trip from Vietnam. On the day we checked in we had already done 150km so top priority was getting a shower rather than trawling around hotels for the best deal. I have to say this place didn't deliver on the asking price of $40.... More 

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43 hotel reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

here on trip advisor there is also a lani II guesthouse with a different adress but with a foto from this lani guesthouse. also the description sounds a lot like this guesthouse. maybe tripadvisor should check this. this is an old private house as it seems and nicely decorated. the rooms have charme but could be more maintained. no pressure... More 

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Address: 281 Thanon Setthathirat | Ban Hai Sok, Vientiane, Laos
Location: Laos > Vientiane Province > Vientiane
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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