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The Hillside Residence

Ban Phonesavanh, Xieng Khouang,, Phonsavan, Laos
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent two nights here when we were in town to visit the Plain of Jars. The Hillside is a fine base to explore the jar sites, but nothing special. From what we hear, this may be the best Phonsavan has to offer, actually. Depending on who is at the desk, the service is either really friendly (the older Indian... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very cozy and friendly guest house. Tasty breakfast too. All rooms seem to have their own balcony. Beds are very comfortable and sjowers are hot. You can walk into the 'downtown' area as well. The wifi was weak. Staff is still learning english but was so friendly that it made up for the lack of communication ability.

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4 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am at a complete loss to understand why this guest-house receives such glowing reviews from other travellers. My friend and I arrived at this property after being picked up in the late afternoon by our guide for the next day, the wonderful Tey. Although we had paid in advance for a room each we were shown to a shared... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been in this hotel Just for One night at the bed of december: 1) it was too cold to sleep 2) Photos on website are very different if compared with the real situation 3) they don't accept credit card and they don't have dollar change 4) they speak a very bad english, it's difficult to understand Better to choose... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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