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Symoungkoun Guest House

Sakkarin Road | Ban Khili, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights with my partner Nothing wrong with the room however wasn't cleaned throughout our stay The rooms are basic (we had a fan room) However walls are paper thin and have a glass panel close to the ceiling meaning if next door turns a light on throughout the night your room lights up too Free coffee... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

We had a twin room which was very clean and came with air con and a private bathroom. We had no window but it was spacious and we didn't mind. It was a good location to everything. The staff speak very little English. Be careful as we were charged double on arrival. However, we did get this back after trying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a private twin room with AC and an ensuite bathroom. The guest house was easy to find. The taxi driver from the airport knew where it was and its was 50,000 kip ($7 USD) to get there. The place is super clean and the AC worked very well. We even liked it so much we booked another... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016

The Guest House was just fully renovated when we checked in so everything is new. As with other guest houses in Luang Prabang, it was renovated from an old colonial building into a guest house. In fact, an extension for a deck by the side of the house was being built. The place is well maintained, Wifi is good. There... More 

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for 6 nights in February. Very relaxed location a little down the road from the busy centre. Room was clean and spacious. Good free wifi and unlimited tea and coffee which was a bonus. Breakfast was also good, loved the homemade pineapple jam. Bathroom does need a bit of work, however it was clean. Staff were very helpful... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2015 via mobile

Symoungkoun GH, situated in the old town, has just reopened under new management and has had a facelift. It has been a pleasure to stay here from start to finish, so much so that we extended our stay twice! The rooms are basic but clean. A/C, no TV. Beds are comfortable and not the typical hard Lao bed. The bathroom... More 

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Symoungkoun, Owner at Symoungkoun Guest House, responded to this review

Dear Dawn C, Thank you so much for posting this lovely review regarding your stay at Symoungkoun Guest House. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your time with us. We would be glad to welcome you once more if you have a chance to come back to Luang Prabang. Thank you again for your kind words, Best... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I need to admit that the first impression was not good. The check-in was not smooth, staff at that moment even did not know how to connect to WiFi. However room was great, several windows, big comfortable bed and clean bathroom. The guesthouse is in the main street of the city, however at the end of it, just opposite to... More 

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New Delhi, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We booked via booking.com (not Agoda) and had no issues, there was a record of our booking once we arrived. Family room with temple view is what we booked, and what we got. Shower was ok, temperature was all over the place which made the experience "interesting". Standard SE Asia wet room rather than a separate shower. Beds comfortable and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

After booking a room via Priceline/Agoda, when attempting to check-in the owner showed me a small, widow-less, ground floor room that it appears was being used as a staff apartment. Explaining that if this room was unacceptable he had another property, I accepted a ride well-outside of town to another hotel. While this hotel was perfectly fine for the price,... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We have been on the road for almost a year and this is the first time i have felt the need to write a review. I think it is only fair to warn others of what to expect if you try and book this hotel in advance. Like the previous reviewer (should have taken note!) we also booked the agoda... More 

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Air Conditioning
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Symoungkoun Guesthouse is located along the mainstreet of Sisavangvong. It has 6 rooms right in the city and near to amenities such as banks/ATMs, restaurants/pubs, spa/massage, internet cafe, tourist office & tour agencies. Other famous attractions such Royal Palace Museum, Phousi Hill, Night market and a dozen of temples are all within walking distance. Every morning there are not less that 500 novices/monks walk past this guesthouse for the traditional alms giving, unique in Luangprabang. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Symoungkoun Guest House

Address: Sakkarin Road | Ban Khili, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
Location: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: $11 - $33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Symoungkoun Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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