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Lani Guest House

281 Thanon Setthathirat | Ban Hai Sok, Vientiane, Laos
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Ranked #30 of 167 Vientiane B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014
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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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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 via mobile

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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44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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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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89 helpful votes 89 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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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

I've stayed at Lani Guesthouse 20 times over the past 12 years. Stays range from 1-3 nights. Cozy with wonderful staff at fair value. October 25 was my 3rd visit this year and will be my last! Prices have skyrocketed under new management. Small room used to run 600-700 baht year round and now cost 1,100 baht. I'm a regular... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

There was a misunderstanding when we checked in. In our reservation, we indicated that there would be four people coming, but they thought it would be two adults and two children. After some arguments and negotiation, the reception relented and let us checked in. We had one queen bed and one large single bed, enough to accommodate four adults. Bedroom... More

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18 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

I stayed here for two nights and found it an oasis in a sometimes-difficult city. My room was spotlessly clean, the air-conditioning was perfect, and the manager was incredibly helpful. Like the previous reviewer, there were some renovations being done during my stay, but they didn't bother me. And they're not likely to go on for too long anyway. This... More

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Address: 281 Thanon Setthathirat | Ban Hai Sok, Vientiane, Laos
Location: Laos > Vientiane Province > Vientiane
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