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Symoungkoun Guesthouse

Ban Khily, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Ranked #127 of 227 Luang Prabang B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014
Viktor S Halmstad, Sweden
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

We have been on the road for almost a year and this is the first time i have felt the need to write a review. I think it is only fair to warn others of what to expect if you try and book this hotel in advance. Like the previous reviewer (should have taken note!) we also booked the agoda... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

We've been travelling 7 months now and this is the first hotel that I've had to formally complain about. We booked and paid for a Superior Room on Agoda that has the following description: Cable / Satellite TV with Temple View. The picture on the site is of a lovely double aspect room flooded with light. We arrived at 11:50am... More

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Halmstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Thi guesthouse is located on the main road , quiet far down the main road. But it's only good, it's quiet and clean. A good breakfast is nearby( just around the corner) Really liked my stay here. I highly recommend this place if you are living on a budget but still want to live in a old cosy house. Close... More

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Only one upside - very good location - on the street Sakkarine in the old city, directly opposite Wat Sop and Wat Sene. But they've written about wife in the room - it's false.... And wet floor in the bathroom, tight door, unfriendly staff.... When i start to ask about internet, he answered, than I can choose another hotel...- it's... More

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

Stayed here on my 4th visit to Luang Prabang - my first time staying on the main street. It is a few minutes walk from the centre of town, so very quiet area & directly opposite a monastery. Had upstairs room overlooking the monastery. Good sized, and very comfortable room with good sized & decent bathroom. Staff were always smiling... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

I stayed for 6 nights in one of the downstairs rooms. The room itself was pretty good, but not much storage space. The pillows were nice and fluffy and the mattress was ok. The bathroom was reasonably clean and spacious for the price although the shower head needs replacing. The reception staff were pleasant. The major problem was the very... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

Symoungkoun Guesthouse is located opposite Wat Symoungkoun. The guesthouse is actually located on Wat Street. So, do not miss the opportunity to join Morning Alms Giving in the morning. The guesthouse also nerby Nam Khan river and Mekong river. Sunrise and sunset can access easily in 10 minutes via walking. The owner and staff will definitely show you the Laos... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

We stayed in a room at the back on the ground floor. It was incredibly dark and damp. There is damp covering the walls and it smells very musty. Being next to reception also means noise throughout the evening and certainly in the early morning so don't expect any lie ins. The bathroom was also extremely mouldy and smelly and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

We stayed for 2 nights at this guesthouse. The staff are very friendly. They really do try their best to communicate with us though their English can be limited. Everyone is just so nice, from the manager down to the cleaner. The location of this GH is not at the "center." Meaning, you have to walk a couple of yards... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2012 via mobile

I stayed 11 nights at this guest house...i just fell in love with luang prabang. The location of the guesthouse is amazing...on the main street but in the quiet side of it. In front there are lovely temples where you can see in the morning their alms procession. Staff is really friendly and smily. Around there are 2 yummy bakeries... More

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Address: Ban Khily, Luang Prabang, Laos
Location: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
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