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Phonsavan, Laos
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Kong Keo Guesthouse & Tours
Ranked #5 of 19 Phonsavan B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved staying here. There's a fire going all the time and the tour with Kong was great. Comforts are basic but the place is clean and good value for money. I can imagine that our trip to Phonsavanh might have been a waste of time and money if we'd gone with a different tour company, but Kong really made... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

We came here mainly for plain of jars tour as the owner came highly recommended as the best tour guide. Unfortunately it was low season, and as there was only 2 of us it would have cost 500,000 kip each. The owner did not put any pressure on us and encouraged us to try and see if any where else... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This place does great tours with the best tour guide. He looks after you really well and even gets up in the middle of the night to take you to the bus! Very cheap and basic place but I would recommend it. Would have to be the best tours In town. Get a group together and have a good time

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Warrington
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The title says it all! We stayed in one of the huts and were woken in the night by a rat touching my boyfriends hand. Resulted in us having a terrible nights sleep. Having now read previous reviews it seems the owners are aware of this problem and decided not to do anything about it. There were also no tours... More 

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Toronto
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58 reviews 58 reviews
44 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed here two nights and it was fine. The room was 50,000 kip and I found out another girl was charged 40,000 kip. So BARGAIN when you get there! The room is alright -- plywood ceiling, hard bed, drippy bathroom. There's wi-fi at least and the owner and his friends are friendly. They light a fire at night and... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

60,000 kip a night for a damp-smelling, mosquito infested, cockroach crawling, and dark room. The manager, Veo, is friendly and helpful. He does tours of the Plain of Jars as well. He can speak relatively good English and likes to have a chat over some beers by the fire in the lobby/hut. His kids are cute too. Hard to get... More 

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

For 60,000 a night, the room itself was acceptable. Very basic, a little musty, and an open window (no glass, just a plastic sheet with gaps and curtains- cold!) We were in the new block, and did not encounter any rats. A couple we met, who had been staying there too, woke up with a rat on their bed, however.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I turned up at this guesthouse as I was advised that Mr Keo could organise trips of the plain of jars unfortunately when I arrived I was not part of a group so I managed to organise a tour with one of the local agents. The accomodation is pretty basic which I expected except that there were rats in the... More 

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Although we had made a reservation in advance and were told that we would be picked up at the busstation, no one did welcome us there when we arrived or did know anything about our coming and reservation. This wasnt a big deal as there were enough free rooms left. We got two of the rooms in the long house,... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013 via mobile

We decided to choose Kong Keo Guesthouse from the many many options available in Phonsavanh after reading the numerous reviews about Mr Keo's excellent hospitality. Unfortunately we experienced none of the positive elements mentioned in previous reviews. When we arrived we were shown to our rooms by Mr Keo; the rooms themselves whilst basic, were relatively comfortable and the showers... More 

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Address: Phonsavan, Laos
Location: Laos > Xiangkhouang Province > Phonsavan
Number of rooms: 7

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