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Cold River Guest House

01/5 Ban Meunna, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As digital nomads our main concern is having access to good Wi-Fi. The Wi-Fi at Cold River surpassed our expectations and was a lot faster than the cafes in town, such as Joma and L'Etranger, which are usually recommended for remote workers. The French couple who own the guesthouse are so friendly and kind. He chatted with us about the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms here are clean and have beautiful little touches of style - I especially appreciated the comfortable beds. There's a nive courtyard to have breakfast and hang out. But the best part was how helpful and welcoming the couple who own the guesthouse is. (Unfortunately I have forgotten their names!!) She hand drew me a map with recommendations of... More 

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Thank Zoekono
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 5 nights in January after moving from a poorly maintained guesthouse down the road. What a difference! The rooms are a good size and spotless, the guesthouse itself is in a lovely quiet spot overlooking the river, with only a short walk from main restaurants and the night-market. The french couple who run this place are... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Rudi and Marion, the charming French couple and helpful owners of Cold River Guesthouse, provided a clean, stylish and comfortable room for me. The attention to detail was lovely and they were both friendly and accommodating. Breakfast was delicious each day in the garden, affording guests the opportunity to mix and share information in a really, relaxed space. They went... More 

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Vientiane, Laos
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at this property for 8 days in January. The hosts were very welcoming and during our stay we saw them put in extra work to ensure guests had a good stay. The property is outside of the core, which we prefer but an easy walk to the main street and night market, about 15 minutes. The interior of the... More 

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Thank BCGonzo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked for two and stayed for five nights . Right in the centre but far enough away from this noise an exceptional little guest house recently renovated and taken over by a welcoming French couple . Rooms were lovely and had excellent design features and the breakfasts were superb . Highly recommended.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The new owners to this guesthouse are working really hard to make this a boutique guesthouse. Down a quiet lane, about a 10-15 minute walk to the old part of town. The bathrooms could use a bit of work - but comfortable beds and nice common space is lovely. The breakfast was delicious, and the whole space had a well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel has recently been renovated by the new owners, a French couple. They have created a really nice boutique style. The owners are very helpful providing me with good suggestions for visits and the staff is really friendly. The breakfast was very good and tasty. The location is central but quiet. Taking into account what you get, this was... More 

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Zagreb, Croatia
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33 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rooms are bit small but furnished in french Inn style, with hosts who are very friendly and helpful. Bathroom has warm water with shower but w/o basin. Breakfast can be american/continental with omelet and bread butter-marmelade or lao/thai with noodle soup

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Solvang, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This guesthouse recently opened and it was the best place we stayed over the course of a 3 week vacation in Laos, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Our stay at Cold River was also our longest of the trip at 5 nights. The breakfast, which was included with our reservation, was also the best of the entire trip. It included fresh fruit... More 

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