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Lao Red Cross Sauna and Massage

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Address: Opposite Wat Wisunarat (Wat Visoun) | Ban Visoun, Luang Prabang, Laos
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+856 84 211 264

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Great massage for a good cause

Went here after hearing that it was for Red Cross. Cheaper than average in town, and very relaxing massage! Too much oil used, so be sure to ask for less. They also should provide... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2016
stephaniepalmface90
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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Go elsewhere. My boyfriend and I came for foot massages and our masseuses were talking to each other for the full hour. My masseuse was also using one hand for her phone for the majority of the time.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Extremely basic and I wouldn't go if you're seeking a spa like atmosphere. One of the masseuses kept taking phone calls throughout my session. But the massages were great and so so cheap that I have absolutely no complaints. Great value!

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

it is so cheap, and you help this organisation with their fundings. it is a very good place to go for a massage, they are very serious, punctual, and non-expensive, what else can we ask for? it is a must if you are in the city. The same with the local street food stands (including lassi), it is amazing and... More 

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Reviewed 19 December 2016

Went here after hearing that it was for Red Cross. Cheaper than average in town, and very relaxing massage! Too much oil used, so be sure to ask for less. They also should provide tea afterwards and a choice of gender for masseuse. Would recommend!

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Thank stephaniepalmface90
Brisbane, Australia
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Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

The traditional lao massage was fine but security is dubious. Usually I take my belongings important or meaningful items with me to sit next to me in the massage space. But on this occassion I was shown a locker system where they required you to place your items in a locker then locked it and gave you the keynwhich you... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 29 November 2016

Cheap massage in town~ I trie the traditional Laos aroma oil full body massage there after 6hrs bicycle ride from the Kuang Si Waterfall, the therapist strength is great butI think skill is average, and not comfortable bed, not that clean and no herbal tea after my treatment at 4pm. What you paid is what you get :-)

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Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Went here for a massage and we wanted to get the traditional lao massage for 50,000 kip but the girl points to the aroma oil massage which is 80,000 kip even if we say we only want to traditional so i guess they don't offer that anymore. Went here based on reviews from trip advisor but was a little disappointed... More 

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Seattle
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Reviewed 27 November 2016

Nothing fancy or spa-ish here--just a fabulous massage at an incredible price. I had the best 1-hour foot massage I've ever had, for about $8 plus tip. First come, first serve, so you just show up when they open or when you can. There's a lovely wat across the street, which my husband visited while I was enjoying my hour... More 

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Thank Mary P
Aberdeen
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

Definitely worth a visit, very basic but great massages. 50% of your payment goes to the Red Cross and 50% to the individual masseur. I have been 5 times in 6 weeks.

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Thank Julie F
Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

The facility is definitely showing its years but the staff are great and the massage was top quality. A Laos Massage with oil was 50,000 kip for one hour. Which is a very good price for Luang Prabang. (The same massage with same organization cost 40,000 kip in Muang Xia). The profit goes to charitable causes and for that alone... More 

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