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BABA Guesthouse

Ban Dondet, 4, 000 thousand Islands, Don Det 01000 Laos
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#2 of 22 B&Bs / Inns in Don Det
Baba guesthouse, the relaxing place for your exotic holidays ! - Quiet - Clean - Spacious - Comfortable - Friendly - Well located - Spoken languages : French, English, Lao, Thai.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Snack bar
Bicycle rental
Baggage storage
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
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Room features
Private balcony
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Great View
Languages Spoken
English, French, Thai


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Grade: 36 out of 100
15Restaurantswithin 1 km
0Attractionswithin 1 km
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senaUk wrote a review Mar 2020
UK254 contributions143 helpful votes
Decent choice for Don Det but on retrospect I would have paid a little extra to stay in one of the other hotel-style accommodations on the island. Good points were the view of the river, the effective aircon, decent wifi, the cleanish room and having your own balcony. Downsides are the rock hard mattress (and just two thin pillows on a massive bed) and the balcony furniture being two hard wooden chairs. I really craved somewhere to lounge / relax in comfort when staying staying here. A couple of big cushions would make all the difference! Nowhere to refill water bottles at the accommodation itself (they provided a large bottle of water each day, but I try not to use extra plastic if I can avoid it), but the restaurants and bars opposite allow refills for a small fee.
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Date of stay: March 2020
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2 Helpful votes
Dutch sola traveler wrote a review Feb 2020
9 contributions18 helpful votes
Very good and nice guesthouse just outside the crowded center of Don Det. Spacious and clean rooms with nice furniture, great bathroom en kingsize beds, although a bit hard - fot those who love it. Otherwise you simply mention it and staff will try to solve your problem. The riverview, of course, is outstanding.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Sleep Quality
2 Helpful votes
Claire&Jim wrote a review Dec 2019
20 contributions33 helpful votes
There are a lot of accommodation choices on Don Det, most of which are very basic rooms or bungalows overlooking the river (some with a fan). If you want a really large clean and comfortable room with an AC option, then a few extra pounds is probably worth it at BABA guesthouse. Beautiful garden, your own personal balcony and a very pretty terrace over the river. A short walk to lots of restaurants and bars, but nice and quiet in the evening. We loved it
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
2 Helpful votes
Walterke wrote a review Nov 2019
Leuven, Belgium213 contributions87 helpful votes
Pros: - very well maintained, super clean - perfect location: walking distance from boats and ‘centre’ of Don Det but very quiet and peaceful - 1st floor rooms offer fabulous Mekong views - good airco and fan - many people write about the hard beds. True, but I slept like an angel - breakfast places just next door - excellent website with great information
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Date of stay: November 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Carol L wrote a review Jun 2019
93 contributions46 helpful votes
Perfect location, really close to everything. Only had breakfast here on our last day (not included in room price) and it was the best breakfast we had on Don Det. Really liked that water and toilet paper was left outside room every morning by the time we got up( think they forgot one morning only). Couple of cobwebs and spiders in bathroom and matress possibly too firm but that didn't really bother us. Aircon was the best we've had in Asia! Would definitely stay again.
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Date of stay: June 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$24 - US$38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LaosChampasak ProvinceDon Det
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Frequently Asked Questions about BABA Guesthouse
What are some of the property amenities at BABA Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, laundry service, and baggage storage.
What food & drink options are available at BABA Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy a snack bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to BABA Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kea's Backpackers Paradise Restaurant & Bar, Street View Restaurant, and 4000 Island Bar.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at BABA Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, and Thai.
Are there any historical sites close to BABA Guesthouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Old French Railway Bridge (2.6 km).