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Spicylaos Backpackers

107 reviews
46 Hnuay 04, Samsanthai Rd, Ban Thong Cha Leaun, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible18%
Jun 24, 2017
“Low prices place”
Oct 27, 2016
“Go for something else”
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

I was a bit disapointed when I checked in. The description made in lonely planet is no longer true! The family who own the place doesn't speak a word in english except the father. I asked for a single room but the lady couldn't understand...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

I will just put some pros and cons here: -Pros Bed is comfortable Hot shower Nice staff -Cons Staff doesn't speak english Very unclean (everyone used our toilet, also kids from outside/found bandaids in shower) No lock on your door. Just a curtain. When we...More

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Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

Super cheap, I was surprised at the level of help I got from staff considering the price I was paying. They had cooking classes advertised, a laundry service and organised a bus ticket for me out of Luang Prabang. Easily got a room over New...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2016

Worst mistake of all my travels staying here. Got robbed in our private room while we were sleeping. The owner screamed in our faces (before we even told him we got robbed--somehow he already knew) saying how much he hated our country and coming inside...More

2  Thank hollaamigos
Reviewed March 28, 2016

The best thing about this hostel was the price: I payed 30,000kip per night for a bed in the dorm. Although it was the cheapest place I heard of in Luang Prabang, I found much nicer hostels for less in other parts of Laos. The...More

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"Stay near the reception if you need wi-fi at hand."
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"a/c might not be turned on all day in the a/c dorm. no screens on the windows in the fan-dorm, so a few..."
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"Choose the rooms to the right side of the building when you enter and not the main building. That area seems..."
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"I stayed in Room D - it's on the ground floor around the back, no one really knows it's there any..."
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