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Lao Red Cross Sauna and Massage

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Address: Opposite Wat Wisunarat (Wat Visoun) | Ban Visoun, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Phone Number: 84 211264

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One hour of pure bliss for £5. Not only does the money go towards a fantastic charity but I had a wonderful full body massage. The masseuse knew exactly what he was doing and hit... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
matt p
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My eldest son donated blood, he's 19. My younger kids loved to see this. The whole process was interesting to them. The location was easy to find. The forms similar to back home (I couldn't As are breastfeeding - so the usual exclusions). Once done a drink and some cookies and much to our surprise a tee shirt was given.... More 

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Mililani, Hawaii
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were recommend this place but not impressed at all. They aren't actually open at 9am. I think they open at 1pm. The massage was cheap, but not a very good massage at all. We didn't end up going back again.

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Thank Tehani D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One hour of pure bliss for £5. Not only does the money go towards a fantastic charity but I had a wonderful full body massage. The masseuse knew exactly what he was doing and hit all the pressure points. I showed him a sore part of my leg and he always avoided the area. You must visit and please give... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

After reading other reviews, I had an idea of what to expect. The other reviews sum the experience up well: the staff chatted quietly among themselves in Lao, the massage took place on a comfy mattress on the floor, the beds were separated by curtains and the lady did not wash my feet prior to starting - having already read... More 

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Penzance, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

This massage although very hard made me felt amazing afterwards. My masseur really worked my lower back and thighs and hit the spot. For only 5,000 kip this was well worth it!

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

A fantastic traditional sauna! Quite hot by sauna standards. About 5 minutes per session is the maximum time I would recommend. The herbal tea they serve is a delicious touch. Normally a 'delicious touch' isn't something you want when at a sauna, but it worked well here. Get there right at or it will be 16:00 or it will be... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 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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