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Apple Guesthouse

Xatikhoumman Rd | Xiengmoun Village, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Ranked #19 of 216 Luang Prabang B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vientienne
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Apple GH for 2 nights with a friend and we fully enjoyed our stay. We were in Room no. 3 (twin beds) on the ground floor, and had no issues with noise etc. There was probably no view out the window, but by the time we got back to the GH we were exhausted from our explorations... More

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brasov, romania
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014 via mobile

We booked on internet a room for 35$, and we were surprised that the room didn't look like the pictures on the website. This wouldn't have been a problem, but the price is realy too expensive for what you get( no breakfast,no fridge). You can get the same or better room at half price just in front of the guest... More

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Jimmy S, Owner at Apple Guesthouse, responded to this review

Sorry Marius, If your room did not look like our pictures then it is because you are in one of our new rooms which are larger than the old rooms and have a much better bathroom with separate shower & toilet. These new rooms were were only finished just before the busy season and are still in the finial stages... More

Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Apple guesthouse is located in the center of everything- just a 5 minute walk to one of the main streets and market. My family of 4 stayed at Apple in February 2014. Room was clean and basic, no frills but none needed. Jimmy was very helpful setting up transportation and day trips for us, he speaks excellent English. Luang Prabang... More

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Jimmy S, Owner at Apple Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. We are so glad you enjoyed our Guest House we try very hard to keep all our guest happy. And we are so lucky that we are in a very special place , not only on Laos but unique to the rest of the world. We hope to see you agin some time and... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

We were impressed by all the positive reviews of the Apple guest house before arriving and booked for 4 nights in the superior double with a balcony. All seemed good on arrival, except for no wardrobe.(just a few hooks on the wall). The constant banging from the silver Smith next door woke us every morning, he started at 8am and... More

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Jimmy S, Owner at Apple Guesthouse, responded to this review

Sorry the noise from the local silversmith was so noisy when you stayed. I agree with you he must have had a big order because it was the worst, during your stay. Fortunately it did stop on your last day. Living in a small village with the UNESCO. local crafts are encouraged to stay. I was unable to change your... More

The Hague, The Netherlands
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Apple Guesthouse is a gem. Period. I liked it so much that I came back a second time. If you can, I recommend you take the room with the balcony which is really spacious and the balcony is great. Otherwise there's a communal balcony with coffee, thee and filtered watered thrown in for free. Hot water pressure was good in... More

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Jimmy S, Owner at Apple Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi again, It was a pleasure to have you at Apple Guest House. And even nicer to see you on your return. The weather has warmed up a bit now, but still not too hot and not too cold of an evening. We look forward to your next visit and stay safe and keep travelling. Thank you for your wonderful... More

Auckland Central, New Zealand
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Was initially hesitant to stay at a guesthouse but really enjoyed how comfortable everything was. The owners were lovely, always eager to help. My favourite part of the guesthouse was the communal area on the balcony which overlooked the neighbouring guesthouses, I LOVED the mahogany furniture, it was soo comforting. Location is good, everything is pretty much walking distance.

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Jimmy S, Owner at Apple Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi again, A lot of people who have not travelled through Laos before are a bit unsure of Guest Houses in SE Asia. This is where local people look after travellers with a more personal knowledge of the area.I am so glad you enjoyed your experience with us at Apple Guest house. We try to help our guest as much... More

St. Petersburg, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
26 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We had a wonderful stay at Apple Guesthouse thanks to Jimmy and the wonderful staff. They picked us up and dropped us off at the airport, arranged our excursions and even washed our laundry. They were full of helpful advice like buying food to give the monks rather than just taking their pictures. We even went to evening prayers and... More

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Jimmy S, Owner at Apple Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi to all your family, What wonderful parents you are to take your children on the trip of a life time. It was a pleasure to have you come and stay and your boys were so good to go to the temple and listen to the chanting and then to give the monks some food. I think it is important... More

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

I stayed at Apple guesthouse after a month long trip up the coast of Vietnam and I can honestly say that this was the most delightful place that accommodated me in Asia. I stayed at the guesthouse for 8 nights (was originally only booked for 5 nights). Jimmy, the owner, his wife and his receptionist were some of the most... More

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Jimmy S, Owner at Apple Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, We are so glad you enjoyed your stay. It was great that you threw yourself into Luang Phrang and went on lots of excursions and therefore got a lot of different experiences to remember Luang Phrabang by. As you will agree the people in Laos try very hard to make sure all travellers are happy with their experiences... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

My wife and I stayed 10 days at the Appleguest House. The room was clean, bed was ok, still a not hard, pillows were good. Always had hot water. The location was a three minute walk to the tourist street or ten second walk to the river. The owner and staff were always helpful and accommodating. WiFi was just ok.... More

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Jimmy S, Owner at Apple Guesthouse, responded to this review

Hi Dan, Thank you for staying at Apple GH. it was a pleasure to have you both. We change all your sheets and towels every 3rd day of your stay for free. And a small fee of $4 if you wish to have it more often. This small fee is to encourage people to be green and save the detergents... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

The location is very convenient and the rooms themselves are all very nice, the entire building is well looked after. Jimmy the owner/host was incredibly hospitable, we stayed for 4 nights over Chinese New Year, so there were a lot of people about and may activities were booked out but Jimmy had the connections to arrange us scooter hire, great... More

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Jimmy S, Owner at Apple Guesthouse, responded to this review

Thank you Dan, for staying at the Apple Guest House. We try very hard to make all our guest happy and do our best to find the best deals for you with tours and excursions etc. It has warmed up nicely here now in Luang Phrang and sun is shining every day. If you come to Laos again, then try... More

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Additional Information about Apple Guesthouse

Address: Xatikhoumman Rd | Xiengmoun Village, Luang Prabang, Laos
Location: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #19 of 216 B&Bs / Inns in Luang Prabang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Apple Guesthouse has 10 teak panelled roomy bedrooms with very comfortable beds and is situated in a little quiet of UNESCO Alleyway and few step from Mekong Esplanade. It also located right at HISTORICAL DISTRICT ZOON in the heart of Luang prabang city centre. Most of the building is in the original architecture of Laung Phrabang. Apple Guesthouse is always clean inside and outside the building. It also closes to everything such as restaurants, night market, Mekong Esplanade, doctors, pharmacies, convenience stores, national museum, boat harbour, and Tuk Tuk parking spot. Our friendly staff will ensure your stay is a memorable and special experience. Laung Phrabang in the north of Lao, is the jewel of Asia on a small peninsular on the Mekong river packed with beautiful temple, French colonial Architecture all persevered by UNESCO. Amazing restaurants from small and friendly to 5 stars and classy are all affordable. Close by are the night markets and surrounding shops that are unique to only Laung Phrabang. Some incredible day's excursion can be the spectacular, jaw dropping waterfalls and elephant walks with activities such as bathing elephants or training to becoming a mahout. I can guarantee you will enjoy your holiday. ... more   less 
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