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Mao Pha Shok Guesthouse

Chao Chom Phou Rd. | Ban Visoun, Luang Prabang, Laos
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room itself was very basic and crawling with various species of insects & bugs.  The toilet leaked everytime it was flushed which lead to a constant sewerage smell. The solution?...a number of small airfresheners placed strategically around the bathroom.   Definitely the worst thing about this hostel was the little weird man that slept in the lobby! He portrayed himself... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Average place really. If your looking to stay 1 night then not to bad. More nights then you may want to look elsewhere but this place does the job. Remember you get what you pay for, this is a 2 star lower end of the guest house market. We paid 90 kip, not sure how that stacks up in the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We arrived on the slowboat and met a representative from this place at and decided to just go there for one night and see how it went from there. Had we read the reviews on tripadvisor we probably wouldn't have stayed here but we had a very pleasant stay and wound up spending 5 nights. The price was very cheap... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Paid a lot extra for the best room, upstairs in the new building. Had to stay in this Laos'y place in this Laos'y town 3 days waiting for my Vietnam visa and flight, which couldn't come soon enough. Well the Wifi in the lobby was intermittent and painfully slow to the point of being useless to book flights, AC broken,... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Difficult one to rate... We turned up and the firts ight they only had their most expensive river view room avaiable, we took it and had a great stay, they even put an extra matress on the floor for a friend who was turning u half way through the night, free of charge. The room was very large, clean and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were there 4 nights, and it was ok. Free banana, Water and horrible coffee and tea. The worst thing was that you ever give the passport to them if you want to rent anything except to rent a bicycle. I mean, they have all our belongings in our room and need in additional the passport? C' am on...! So... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

At first the place seemed nice but at least it was a little loud sometimes and it is expensive as well. But I really was angry about the fact, that they always wanted our passports when we wanted to rent a scooter or even a bicycle!when you don't want to give it to them they get angry and send you... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Without any doubt, one of the most terrible places i have stayed in. Cockroaches, snails, mosquitos everywhere, wifi not working properly, TV broken, tiny rooms, no water heater, and iafter complain the answer was " whatever! if you don't like, you can leave. But we won t pay you back." Totally disrespectful staff and awful dirty place overall.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

1. Me and my friend paid half of the fee one day in-advance for two nights stay. When we arrived, a 'supervisor' reminded us to check out tomorrow because we only paid one night. He then tried to tell us to pay more if we really wanted to stay one more night until we showed them the receipt. 2. In... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Booked, paid, reserved early. Upon arrival I was told to pay 50,000 extra or leave. It was during the busiest time of year when everything was full. Here are the details: I stayed here last night. Right now is an extremely busy time in Luang Prabang because the Chinese New Year holiday started and it is next to impossible to... More 

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