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Mao Pha Shok Guesthouse

Chao Chom Phou Rd. | Ban Visoun, Luang Prabang, Laos
Mao Pha Shok Guesthouse
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Ranked #180 of 227 Luang Prabang B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Southampton, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stayed here for 5 nights in total. To begin with we were in the cheaper rooms in a completely separate block, which was clean but the bathroom wasn't great and there was no wifi. We asked to move, and it was not a problem, we moved to a much nicer room right next to reception with a tv and... More

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

The hotel itself is actually ok for the price you pay. However, the hassle you will guys from in reception do not make it worth staying here. We were handed the Laws of Laos twice when sat outside at 9pm & 10pm. Sure we were having a beer but we were not being disruptive. Then they decreased the price of... More

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Mittagong, Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
27 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This place is really good we stayed in a nice double room with hot shower for 50000 Kip which was a good price for Luang Prabang (we walked around and tried to find cheaper). The place comes with free bananas, coffee, tea and drinking water. Yes the WifI is crap in the rooms, but travelling isn't about staying in your... More

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Accommodation in Luang probing we found is slightly more expensive then most places in SE Asia and this was the only place we could find an air con room for $10. However it was probably the worst $10 you can spend. The wifi is there but so slow that it takes over an hour to load a page, the air... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This place is terrible, paid for a room with wifi and tv...but neither worked. I asked for it to be fixed from day one, and they kept telling me they would....5 days later at the end of my stay-still not fixed. If you are looking for a homely place to stay with good service-THIS IS NOT IT. ....not to mention... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

My first mistake was not booking a hostel in advance of arriving in Luang Prabang on the slow boat from the Thai border. I was then forced to pick between the numerous persistent guys at the pier. After a lot of haggling, a tuk-tuk driver took me and some fellow backpackers to Mao Pha Shok which we regretfully settled for... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013 via mobile

We got picked up at the pier by a very friendly young man who talked us into staying at his guesthouse. By the time we got there he had already put the price up, other people were having the same problem too. Admittedly the room was ok but the rudeness of the staff tainted our stay beyond caring how the... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Room is not clean ,very thin blanket! Every hour have very noise from people drunk,barking,baby cry.. Etc but no have staff of guest house stop it!!! In Luang prabang have many guest house u can choose another place not here!!! It's terrible not comfortable many dogs around guest house. Don't come..!

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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Paid extra for wifi in rooms but didn't get it and extra fm for air con which wasn't great. The rooms we had in the new building was very large. It was cleanish, if you didn't look at the corners. The shower had hot water and the bathroom was clean. A cheap place to put... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

We were greeted from slow boat as we got to Luang Prabang the photos they carried made the rooms look lovely and clean so we told the tuk tuk driver to take us straight there. It looked excellent value for money for the very right budget we were on. As promised we got hot showers in a barely clean bathroom.... More

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Address: Chao Chom Phou Rd. | Ban Visoun, Luang Prabang, Laos
Location: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
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Ranked #180 of 227 B&Bs / Inns in Luang Prabang
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Number of rooms: 24
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