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Lao Red Cross Sauna and Massage

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Address: Opposite Wat Wisunarat (Wat Visoun) | Ban Visoun, Luang Prabang, Laos
Phone Number: 84 211264

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Good massage in a very reasonable price. I enjoyed Laos oil massage here. Bit like a Chinese massage however Chinese massage is without oil. It was very nice and relaxing however... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good massage in a very reasonable price. I enjoyed Laos oil massage here. Bit like a Chinese massage however Chinese massage is without oil. It was very nice and relaxing however they can do better as the place don't have an ambience for the massage. Very bright light and the ladies talking to each other most of the time. If... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

The massage room I was in was communal, with sheets hanging between customers, and the petiole giving massages talked amongst themselves, and one persons phone rang and they answered it, but ITS A $5 MASSAGE. The technique seemed quite professional to me, and although I was lying on a cushion on the floor and there was no fave hole thingy,... More 

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Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Went back twice for the massage. It was really good. Read some reviews that the masseurs were not trained and the massage was not good at all. But I gotta prove it wrong 'cause when I went back for the 2nd time, it was a different masseur and both the massage techniques and sequence were similar. I strongly believed that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

For having done 4 different places in Luang Prabang, Red Cross was my favorite for massage and I went there twice ! One of the cheapest in town and really good. Yes it's "local" but still it's comfortable for a massage. And the money helps the Red Cross! If you can, ask for Thom , amazing masseur.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

It is pretty cheap. They have 4 treatments. All pretty basic. I did the foot massage which is 100,000 kip for one hour. The masseuses were just talking and laughing to each other the whole time and my muscles are more sore than before

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Went there for a foot massage after a long day of walking around, get there and they don't speak English so they barely understand when we book a foot massage. Finally get it sorted and lay down for the massage (first laying down foot massage ever?). Proceed to get the most painful massage ever from someone who definitely doesn't understand... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016

The Luang Prabang Sauna and Massage centre is based at the old Red Cross HQ in town, a 10-15min walk from town centre. Having spoken to a volunteer here, there are at least 2 good reasons why you should come: (1) It's really good value! Starting at 50,000 kip you get a 1h oil massage (2) Most of all, you... More 

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Very pleasant surprise. The place is simple, yet very authentic. You'll share the sauna with locals. Don't be surprised, lao women use white yogurt in sauna quite a bit :)

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Vienna, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

If you want to donate money to the lao red cross, do it, they need it. If you have too much time, go for a massage it is better than having none. Maybe we expected too much, but we are used to thai massage and it was quite different.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

Massage costs 50K, sauna costs 15K. The massage is really good, and its for a good cause. The sauna is very popular with the locals. In fact, when I was there, there was not a single foreigner there. You steam for about 10-15 minutes, come out for a quick cold shower, drink jasmine tea. Repeat that for about 4 times.... More 

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