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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I stayed at the Manichan with my boyfriend for 4 nights but unfortunately our experience by the end of our stay was quite disappointing compared to other guests reviews. The guesthouse itself is lovely, set in a great location just a few minutes walk from the morning market, street food and Mekong river. We stayed in a double room with... More 

4 Thank Clare N
manichanguesthouse, General Manager at Manichan Guesthouse, responded to this review

Clare, Thank you for the novelette. After so many consecutive glowing reviews we needed to be brought down to earth. More 

Paris, France
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

I stayed in Manichan 8 nights, and in short, Manichan guest house turned my trip into a great moment. The place is nice and confortable (no luxury but confort enough, good (hard) beds, hot water and AC). Andy and Venus are both really nice and helping. Andy especially is always around, willing to help, to offer advice, to book a... More 

3 Thank Mushuop
Mililani, Hawaii
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46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My friend and I stayed here for 3 nights. We spent 2 nights in a private room w/ 2 beds and bathroom and then 1 night in their other house (Mali House- which they just opened) across the street. That room had 2 beds and a shared bathroom. Andy and his wife were so nice and helpful. We really enjoyed... More 

2 Thank Tehani D
manichanguesthouse, Owner at Manichan Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Tehani, thank you AGAIN for the review of both Manichan Guesthouse and Mali House. we are so glad that you enjoyed both of our houses :) More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This guesthouse felt like home for us. We started our holiday here and kept coming back. Andy and Venus are lovely people and they will take very good care of you. They are very friendly en helpfull! The rooms are very good and clean. It's everything you need. Also the new building (Mali house) is lovely. Venus is a very... More 

1 Thank Esther d
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Very convenient location near tourist attractions and the main road/river. Warm hospitality from Andy and Venus, nice place to relax and great place to meet fellow travelers. Provided useful tips and advice for things to do. The rooms were clean and showers had hot water. Great stay at LP.

1 Thank spin_thestars
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Andy is VERY nice to his guests, he has a lot oft good information, the breakfast is VERY good (but expensiv, 50.000kip), the rooms are OK (only moskito net and wood-window- No "normal" Windows), BUT DON'T TAKE THE ELEFANT- TOUR FROM HIS GUESTHOUSE (10 minutes elefant feeding, than:"go go...", 10 min. (!!!!) riding, and 10 minutes bathing with the Elefant),... More 

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manichanguesthouse, Owner at Manichan Guesthouse, responded to this review

Marion, thank you for taking the time to write a review, and for the nice words about myself. BUT..... I am wondering what a 'normal window' is? we are in Laos, and the windows on the house are Lao-style windows. the same as on every other house that I know :) AND..... I am so sorry that you had a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Manichan was only a short ride from the airport and serves a fantastic location. Set only 2 minutes from the night market and Main Street and a mere 1 minute to the food market, you couldn't get much better if you tried. Andy and Venus were so welcoming and made us feel right at home immediately. Venus' breakfasts are amazing.... More 

1 Thank Becki Q
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We had such a great stay at the Manichan Guesthouse. Andy and Venus were so kind and welcoming, they definitely made it feel like a home away from home. The location is awesome, walking distance to everything you need. The rooms a really nice and clean too. I really couldn't recommend this place more.

1 Thank Madeleine T
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20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Upon arriving, we were greeted by the owner - Andy. Very down to earth and laid back. We were escorted to our rooms which were tastefully decorated, simple yet classy. The whole vibe of the atmosphere was what one expected to find when in Laos - peaceful. The location was fantastic and a stones throw away from the night-market and... More 

1 Thank Country12Boy
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great room. Great breakfast. Great location. Great service. Andy is a very nice hosts that fix everything you want. The room was of good size but the bed was very hard. The breakfast was good. Pancakes / egg / omelett and some homemade jam. Fresh juice and bread every day. We rented motorbike whitout any trouble. I really recommend it!

1 Thank Mr_Holter-Nilsen

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Colonial style house (once a hospital) in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage section of Luang Prabang. Lovely garden and balcony where you can relax and swap stories with fellow guests. We are just 30 meters from the Mekong River and morning market and 130 meters from the Royal Palace Museum and Night Market. Famous breakfast and lots of helpful advice. It's our goal to make your stay relaxing and stress free. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manichan Guesthouse

Address: Unit 4/143 Ban Pakham, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: $41 - $59 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Manichan Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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“The top floor rooms have access to a balcony for some relaxing nights staring at the stars...”
 of 5 bubbles Country12Boy, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms have air con and some don't so double check that, some times of the year it is cool here though”
 of 5 bubbles Katelyn1, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Good location close to night market”
 of 5 bubbles goo842, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 is big, pretty and ultra private”
 of 5 bubbles BigCloits, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I had room #1. A twin en-suite just off the courtyard. No stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles wadesibillia, 5 Mar 2016 | Read review
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