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Riverside Guesthouse

Ban khili, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Ranked #108 of 230 Luang Prabang B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Vientiane, Laos
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29 reviews 29 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel has a nice location. If you want to go to see the monks in the morning you don't have to go near the main roads, you can just go near the hotel. Rooms are clean (i was surprised to read the bed bugs review :o), and the staff is nice. For breakfast they offer a wide range of... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This is a little oasis of peace and tranquility, and you can't go wrong by staying here.That was a great find. Our original plan was to stay here for 2 days and then move further out. Loved it here so much we stayed 5 days. The owner was very accommodating and although we couldn't stay in our original room the... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
24 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

Had a difficult time finding a mid range hotel in LP. Reserved a superior room w/king through Agoda for $50 after all their fees. What they offered was a very small dark room with a double bed. We couldn't walk around if we opened our packs. We said we booked a superior room, but they wouldn't budge - and since... More 

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Reading, Berks
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

We have stayed on this quiet side of Luang Prabang before overlooking the Nam Khan river but wanted to try one of the many new guesthouses a springing up along the river. The location balances peaceful setting, especially evenings and at night with close proximity to most major temples and some restaurants and shops. We negotiated the only room (number... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

Overpriced (comparative to what's around) room at the side (number 6). A damp smell greets you as you enter the small room (rising damp??). We would have endured the four nights booked if we didn't wake up itching. On closer inspection, bugs were evident in the sheets. We asked to see another room and when we saw hairs (the short... More 

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Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

Moved here as we decided to stay longer in Luang Prabang and wanted somewhere a bit cheaper. Mistake. Grotty and tatty rooms, lethargic staff who had to be roused from a sofa in reception to hand over room keys... Lethargic during the day that is, they found the energy to have a party on the reception desk at 3am before... More 

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Sapa, Vietnam
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Rooms are fine but the cleanliness was not good (especially not for this price range). Dust everywhere, bathroom wasn't clean. Especially for 25$ (which is a high price for Luang Prabang) I can expect cleanliness. Good features: aircon, tv, big balcony, wifi (very slow, almost useless), 2 bottles of water every day, very friendly staff, helped us all the time... More 

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vancouver
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144 helpful votes 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2012

Rented lower room with side door entrance. Room was a good size. Bathroom was a good size as well with divided shower and toilet areas. The room was a bit dark but very clean. Had a bit of confusion at check in. The guy couldn't locate our online reservation. They gave away the double river view room we booked and... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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299 reviews 299 reviews
39 hotel reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

We had the front balcony room and paid $60/night, including breakfast. We were here for a week: Nov.7-14,2011. Yes...the location is a 10. Lovely street and a walk to everything. This room is atmospheric, but dark. Bathroom is a definite disappointment too. Breakfast is served in an open area across the street. Some mornings it was REALLY cold out there.... More 

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Surrey UK
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66 reviews 66 reviews
27 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2012

Liked the location and staff were helpful. Room was clean and managed to get some hot water from shower - which is more than can be said for many other places in the area. Accommodation in Laos is not very cheap and this was one of the cheapest I found. If I was going to go to Laos again, I... More 

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