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Mali Namphu Guest House

114 Pangkham Road, Vientiane, Laos
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Ranked #26 of 180 Vientiane B&B and Inns
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Nelson, New Zealand
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This was my second visit to Vientiane and upon recommendation I booked this hotel for three nights. The check-in was easy and the staff were welcoming and friendly throughout our stay. There are a few computers available for use in the reception area, and the WiFi seems to work consistently best in the reception area and sporadically in the courtyard... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Mali Namphu is near to attractions, restaurants and a public swimming pool and has a quiet and attractive inner courtyard. Staff booked onwards bus journeys for me to Luang Prabang and were helpful and courteous. Breakfast was substantial and there were several choices and rooms were cleaned without fail.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I checked in after an overnight train. The girl at the desk handed me a form to fill out, as soon as this was finished she put our key on the desk and walked away without saying a single word to us. No explanation about breakfast, wifi, hotel services. She just expected us to find our room... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

I stayed here for two nights as part of a tour group. Pros: great location near restaurants and attractions, beautiful court-garden, reasonably clean, and safe. Cons: the hotel rooms were basic, and the price is on the expensive side for South East Asia. The internet was poor and rarely worked in the rooms (internet worked in the lobby but there... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

the hotel is a good option if you want to stay budget in centre of town. We booked a room which was displayed having a balcony towards the nice courtyard/garden. When we arrived we where given a room in the very corner on the ground floor with a tiny glimpse to the garden.When we immediately complained and asked for a... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I'm in the hospitality industry and of course while this guest house has many edges, I would like to point out the good things which make it worthwhile staying here. First of course with a rate between 25-30$ one should not have too high expectations. But, to be fair, I offers everything I would ask for at that rate. English... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Good location in Vientiane, near nice coffee shops and restaurants. Had a pretty courtyard you could sit in & good free wifi. Good location in Vientiane, near nice coffee shops and restaurants. Had a pretty courtyard you could sit in & good free wifi.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this hotel on our south east asia tour, and honestly, this was so far the worst experience we have had. This hotel might have nicer rooms, but what we got was just a totally run down room with dangerous power supply, holes in the ceiling where mosquitoes easily fly into the room (even with a/c) and a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We have stayed here several times over the years. It suits us because it is clean, good value and ideally located for trips around Vientiane. The quiet central courtyard is where breakfast is served. Breakfast was OK but had it not been included we would have eaten elsewhere. The staff are friendly and helpful. The rooms are a little basic... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The hotel was not new but it compensated by good location to travel city day trip.We booked here for a night. I also impressed with good service staff. I asked them to contact my Laos's driver to travel to Wang Weng and they called him for me without any annoying manner. The room was not perfect but it was value... More 

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