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“Nice Quiet Hotel.”
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Malida Guesthouse
Ranked #80 of 259 Luang Prabang B&B and Inns
Dublin, Ireland
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“Nice Quiet Hotel.”
Reviewed September 23, 2012

Luang Prabang is a really beautiful place. We stayed in the Malida for two nights as part of a G Adventures tour and I would say that this is a perfectly good place to spend your nights.
By Western standards it is quite basic but at the same time, it was very comfortable, secure and impeccably clean.
The rooms and bathrooms are a little on the small side but in fairness, you don't go to Luang Prabang to sit in your room! if you did then there would be something wrong with you!
The a/c is good, there is free internet and wifi and a decent breakfast.
The main sights such as the National Museum and the Wat Pu Si (an absolute must to go to and sit and watch the sunset) are about ten minutes leisurely stroll, as is the main market.
The Malida is in a quiet, sleepy part of town, very quiet and restful and well worth your time and money.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with friends
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed April 14, 2012

We stayed here two nights as part of a G Adventures tour. The hotel is located a little outside the heart of Luang Prabang, about a 10 minute walk away. The hotel is clean, though the rooms are a little small. We were only given one roll of toilet paper for our stay and they did not clean the room while we were there. The AC in our room made the room either very cold or kept the room too hot. Our TV broke the first day we were there, and even though we let the front desk staff know, nothing was done about it during our stay. The Wi-Fi is free, and works best closest to the front desk. Breakfast was provided and was good - eggs, bread (lots), bananas and coffee or tea. The staff was very friendly.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
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North Beach, Australia
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Reviewed January 21, 2012

Big rooms, free wi-fi (better in front rooms), 2 desktop computers for you to use, great showers. We had someone from our tour group become ill & they took them to & from the hospital - beyond what was asked for.

  • Stayed January 2012
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Reviewed January 17, 2012

The rooms are a bit small, but the location was great, and the staff were very friendly.

They will help you with what tOooo see and do, and even help you get a tuk tuk.

  • Stayed January 2012
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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed January 11, 2012

Staff were friendly and curious, sweet and interested to meet you. Bike rental was helpful and breakfast was nice. Room was comfy. But they should put more than one roll of toilet paper in each room so that you don't have to keep asking them.
Really nice location just out of the heart of the city.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Malida Guesthouse
Address: 122 Ban That Luang, Thammikalath Road, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Location: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
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Ranked #80 of 259 B&Bs / Inns in Luang Prabang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Malida Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 15
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