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The Hillside Residence

Ban Phonesavanh, Xieng Khouang,, Phonsavan, Laos
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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126 reviews 126 reviews
88 hotel reviews
202 helpful votes 202 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This place is really quite average but there aren't many options in Phonsavan. On the plus side, the owner was very friendly but his English is limited (and my Lao even more so). He did send someone to pick me up at the airport (free of charge). However, this person tried to sell me a private tour of the Plain... More 

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Wollongong, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is the little things that count, we arrived late because of a couple of accidents on the road from Luang Probang. We were tired and confused and not sure of where to go to get a meal. The owner promptly ordered pizza and picked it up for us so we would eat in the dining room. I found the... More 

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Maryland
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My stay at this Guest House exceeded my expectations in so many ways. The room was nice and clean. Simple, yes, but Bed was comfortable and clean, TV worked well and had lots of channels to choose from. Hot water lasted throughout the whole shower and the towels were big, clean, and smelled wonderful. What really made the difference was... More 

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Holland
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44 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Nice small hotel. Owner is very kind. Basic but clean room. Nice terras where you can enjoy the view. Breakfast is simple. I missed the fresh fruit. The hotel is on an unpaved road with lots of dogs and no lights. Which doesn't feel fine when it's dark. We had no problems with the dogs. They didn't bark at us.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Pleasantly surprised to be met at the bus station and taken to the hotel which is located about 15 minute walk from the centre of town. Nice enough room but at $32 a night thought it was overpriced. Definitely need a torch for the return trip to the hotel in the dark, and if you're afraid of dogs take an... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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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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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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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Bangkok
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120 hotel reviews
125 helpful votes 125 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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Address: Ban Phonesavanh, Xieng Khouang,, Phonsavan, Laos
Location: Laos > Xiangkhouang Province > Phonsavan
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Number of rooms: 5
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