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Lemongrass Sauna and Traditional Massage

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Address: Sisavangvong Rd. | Ban Xeing Muan, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Nice Sauna !

Its a pretty small place but the staff is very nice .. And it's very cheap un can use the sauna for only 15000 kip with a cup of tea at the end included but unfortunately they... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 1, 2016
cinderella947
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got the worst ever massage and left halfway. The girl that could not be older than 20 years was using her mobile phone while massaging me. I thought she may have cramp in her hands as every few seconds she will pull away. The second I found out that she was using her mobile, I stopped the treatment that... More 

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Busan, South Korea
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

Lemongrass is mid-range (60,000 for a one-hour oil massage) in terms of massage places in Luang Prabang; though the price is quite cheap compared to some saunas in the area, the atmosphere is very professional. They have real massage tables and very nice partitions. There's relaxing music playing, and the massage itself was great - my masseuse seemed to have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Its a pretty small place but the staff is very nice .. And it's very cheap un can use the sauna for only 15000 kip with a cup of tea at the end included but unfortunately they don't have towel if you need one for taking a shower after the sauna .. so don't forget to bring your own towel... More 

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Exeter UK
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

A few years ago we had a very agreeable experience of this traditional massage and on a recent visit to LP hoped to repeat it. What a disappointment! We had booked earlier and as we arrived for our appointment we heard ourselves being discussed in rather derogatory terms. I guess they regarded us as just 2 more falang tourists. In... More 

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

The girl I got was brilliant, she knew pressure points and just where to press and how deep, wasn't to hard and just good strong pressure. Free shower before and after if you want and free water and tea, Tip to the owners: tell the girls not to play noisily on their phones,nit spoils the ambience of the massage.

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1 Thank Tony C
Roskilde, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Went with my friend and had the head and shoulder massage witch turned out to be the worst massage ever. The girl who massaged me had no clue of what she was doing and constantly pressed really hard on my spine and my arms (had bruises afterwards) and had nothing to do with a head and shoulder massage! She was... More 

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Rosendal, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Thanks for a wonderful foot massage! Me and my husband enjoy places that are used by locals. I loved the zen feeling with the dark wood interior, music and the delightful scent from the herbs. Just should have wished I had time for a steam bath!

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1 Thank Irene R
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015 via mobile

This is not exactly a "traditional massage" place as advertised, if you know what I mean... The "masseuse" kept trying to touch me in unmassagy ways, which was not what I was there for. She only stopped when I left. On top of that, she wanted to charge me 40% more than what was announced!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I visited this sauna/massage place twice during my stay in Luang Prabang. The first visit went fine, I had a sauna and 30-minute massage. It was obvious the staff have not been trained in massage, but I enjoyed it anyway. The sauna is very good. The second time I went back (June 14), the owner, a man, encouraged me to... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed the herbal sauna here- it felt good to be amongst locals doing something "everyday" in Luang Prabang, which is quaint and lovely but about 90% foreign visitors. The sauna is totally basic, but still pleasantly set down an alley with foliage and soft music. When we arrived around opening at 4pm it was really chill. By 5, it was... More 

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