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The Hillside Residence

Ban Phonesavanh, Xieng Khouang,, Phonsavan, Laos
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Ranked #2 of 19 Phonsavan B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
naiad17 Brisbane, Australia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 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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Brisbane, Australia
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38 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Arrived from Luang Phrabang and to our surprise, there was a chap with a Hillside Residence sign waiting for us - our lift. The chap was from Sousath Travel (we didn't do the Plain of Jars tour with him as too expensive for us being only 2 people). We stayed 4 nights, not cheap but Phonsovan is not cheap overall... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

This guesthouse is situated a little off the main road in Phonsavan. In the weekend ( we arrived there sunday night) we hoped for silence but the karaoke bar at the main street was pumping a loud sound. It stopped after 23.00 something in the night. The owner does not speak english very well but he does his utmost effort... More

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San Francisco, California
20 reviews 20 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We spent 3 nights at The Hillside Residence in Phonsavan. It's a decent place with good sized rooms. The breakfasts are simple, but taste good and fill the need. Their wireless is a bit patchy and the service goes out now and then. The location is a bit out of the way down a rough road (the massage road a... More

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London, United Kingdom
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96 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

I opted for hillside residence as most of the guesthouses available on booking.com had an awful rating and the few which seemed alright from tripadvisor never responded to my e-mails, so hillside it was In dusty phonsavan, I feel very good is the appropriate rating for this guesthouse which for 30$/night provided me with a hard but comfy double bed,... More

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126 reviews 126 reviews
115 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

We stayed in this wonderful house for a view days and really enjoyed it. Upstairs is a big veranda for everyone to use, also breakfast is served here. There is a big garden in front of the house with seating and bird cages. The street is back from the dusty and noisy main road, so it's very quite here. From... More

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Luang Prabang, Laos
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Our first hotel booking fell through so we ended up staying here but we're glad we did. The location of this hotel isn't going to make them the first choice for many people but its not really far from town (an easy walk) and is a comfortable and friendly place to stay. The owner we met is a lovely Lao... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

This place is run by a lovely Lao couple and has a nice garden setting. The rooms are very clean and the upper floors have a small balcony where you can sit and watch the activity in the street; entertainment in itself. There's no air conditioning but there are good fly screens on the windows. The shower has a curtain... More

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Vinh long
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay in this hostel. Very nice and helpfull owner and the rooms are clean. The eggs at breakfast were one of the best we had in Laos so far. Remember when you go to Phonsavan in January, it can be very cold at night (and sometime at daytime as well). The room has extra blankets so... More

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Seattle, Washington
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152 reviews 152 reviews
77 hotel reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

This hotel was off the main road and made me almost feel like I was in the country side. The town sucks for the most part. Now for the hotel.... The place was super clean, the breakfast included was very good. The room had English stations, the room was super clean and it had a nice deck to sit at.... More

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The Hillside residence is a good place to stay as long as you don't mind a 10-15 min walk to the main part of the town, - a torch at night is useful. Set amongst other detached type houses this place is set in its own garden and there is a nice balcony nd airy breakfast area. Our double room... More

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Address: Ban Phonesavanh, Xieng Khouang,, Phonsavan, Laos
Location: Laos > Xiangkhouang Province > Phonsavan
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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