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Cold River Guest House

01/5 Ban Meunna, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Ranked #115 of 222 Luang Prabang B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cambridge UK
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

We have stayed at this guesthouse (as retired volunteers)for weeks at a time for three years and have nothing but praise for it. It is exceptionally clean., in a good position , security is good and the family go out of their way to make us welcome. It is very good value for money. Every Friday evening there is a... More

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New York, New York, United States
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

Writing this up with only 2 stars. Lonely Planet was my bible until I came to Luang Prabang. The owner, or daughter of the owner was rude and did not make me feel comfortable at all. This negates anything positive about my room -- though there isn't much. I was woken early morning by the construction in the backyard and... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We left here after two nights. Quite simply it was overpriced for what it was. The service was poor, the beds uncomfortable, and a little off the beaten track. Not terrible but we felt it was not worth it in the end and have moved shop for the rest of our stay

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

I stayed at this guesthouse upon moving to Laos. This is the only place I have ever stayed where the family who owns the guesthouse really cares about getting to know their guests. They will do anything for you, and genuinely want to help you have a wonderful stay at their home. It is a great place to stay!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012 via mobile

In all fairness I arrived in the middle of the construction of a 2nd building or renovation if the 2nd building was there already. So I will not comment on anything affected by construction. It's a fair walk to the main street. 15-20min, now back home this may be fine, but when your traveling and you need access to the... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

Cold River, hands down is the best place I stayed in Laos. There are dorm rooms, twins, singles and doubles to choose from. I recommend anything on the top floor. Beds are comfy, family (who live down stairs) are so friendly, and atmosphere is atmospheric? I was travelling solo and the second I walked through the door was invited to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

I've stayed all over SE Asia in the last 13 years backpacking, studying and travelling there. I don't make many recommendations and this is my only one for Laos. I have stayed here several times since 2001. What I really love (if they still do it) is for a small price once a week you can pay and eat a... More

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Address: 01/5 Ban Meunna, Luang Prabang, Laos
Location: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
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