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Reviewed 16 March 2013

This is one of those rare times where the actual product is nicer than the pictures! My entire stay all the staff were extremely friendly and willing to help. When they first walked me up to my room, I immediately noticed the nice patio area just off the room, and was very impressed by how spotless the room was ...this...

Thank Dave B
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2013

We had a choice of a $40/night room on the bottom floor but chose the $25/night room without the fridge and tv on the second floor and were very happy - room number 2. (there was a fridge in the hallway that we used and that worked for us) Despite being right on the busy street of restaurants and tour...

1Thank eelgrasslady
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 30 January 2013

The place is ok, but why would you pay double the amount you can pay elsewhere?. I stayed there one night, I moved out the next morning because in the building next to the guesthouse there were people talking loud all night until 4 AM. The first place I found (Lao Lu Guesthouse) was much nicer than Phounsab and the...

Thank Continentalhooper
Gatineau, Canada
Reviewed 18 November 2012

Moved to Phounsab after one disappointed night at another guest house around the corner (Phousy Guest House - see separate review). Had room 107 for $40 per night and stayed for six nights. Big room, efficient air conditioning, comfortable queen size bed, and a large and very clean bathroom (after one month in southeast Asia, the bed and bathroom were...

1Thank Nick F
Reviewed 10 November 2012

We stayed 4 nights at this guesthouse, and really enjoyed the atmosphere. You nearly miss it on the main street but then walk into a lovely courtyard. We stayed in a back upstairs room which was quite large, very very clean, a good sized bathroom with a great shower and good AC and fly wire screens which meant we could...

Thank Jenny F
Reviewed 2 November 2012

walked in and the friendly guy offered me a room for 30 or 40 usd. i choosed the 30 usd room,. it was a big room, with real comfortable bed, efficient but silent AC, nice bathroom with lots of space, balcony. originally planed to stay one night but decided to stay two. the location is right at the end of...

1Thank jewel031
Isla de Margarita
Reviewed 30 October 2012

We are at present staying in Phounsab Guesthouse and are quite happy with the location (in the middle of it all, night market,ect.) the room, bed, service are great and the people are very welcoming. Rooms are large and appointed with nice teak furnishings. Wifi is good in rooms. Room is back off the busy street with a private balcony...

Thank info_posadamargarita
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Brilliant location, very central. Night markets basically at the door and close to the Mekong and Nam Khan. However, the wifi didn't work, there was no fridge, free internet or cable tv in our room (as stated on the brochure). Our room wasn't cleaned for 2 days. Once as housekeeping was off sick and the second time because we hadn't...

Thank KiwiinLaos
Tirana, Albania
Reviewed 6 June 2012

If you are looking for an excellent place to stay without the normal associated costs, then Phounsab is the place for you! The staff are simply wonderful and really go the extra mile to make your stay memorable. Friendly and approachable, the family and their employees can assist you with ideas for delectable meals, interesting activities and any other services...

Thank mslexxi
Wellington, New Zealand
Reviewed 28 April 2012

The guesthouse is located right beside the evening markets, next to the museum, and is surrounded by cafes, restaurants, tour shops, and small stalls selling to the tourist market. The room was simple and small, but perfectly functional. The bathroom appeared to have been recently renovated and was of a good size. From the street front you walk to the...

Thank MontyKiwi

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the best kept secret in accommodation in Luang Prabang. Do you want everything Luang Prabang has to offer to be easy access for you? Do you want a safe, quiet, clean and serene room to come back to every day? No need to compromise. Our location is second to none, yet the guesthouse rooms are situated in a beautiful quiet courtyard away from the main road. Everything you wish to do and see, is at your fingertips here (No need to deal with Tuk Tuk drivers): * Early morning monk alms parade is on the main road just in front of the guesthouse. * all the travel agencies to book activities (elephant rides, sight seeing, rent motorcycle, bicycle etc) are next door. * All the restaurants are next door to the left of us. * Lao message parlours and spas are to the left of us, including wonderfull Lao herbal steam sauna (after 4:30pm). * Royal palace, theater and Phousi mountain are to the right of us. * Ferry to cross Makong river and hike (or bicycle) to temple with magical views of Luang Prabang is one block away. * Night market entrance is to our right. Including Fruit shakes, crepes, sandwiches. * Two mini-marts are infront of guesthouse, for your convenience. (open to 11:00pm) * Can park motorcycle and bicycle inside safe guesthouse courtyard. Though the entrance of the guesthouse is on the main road, a long corridor leads to the beautiful and serene courtyard, where your rooms are in total silence. (Also away from temples beating drums at dawn). Our rooms are newly renovated, clean and relaxing with A/C and refrigerator. Hot water and tea and coffe are also available. We welcome you ... more   less 

Additional Information about Phounsab Guesthouse

Address: Sakkarine Road | City Center, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: $53 - $79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Phounsab Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“2nd Floor Rooms are better, but there is no lift (if you bring big luggage)”
 of 5 bubbles TonnyPh, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Second floor is nice, off the ground and more light.”
 of 5 bubbles robn802, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“old block is cheaper and with private balcony.”
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  • balcony, facing new block room
  • double bed room
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 of 5 bubbles Seanlee304, 28 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms in the back are quiet but check aircon and TV!!”
 of 5 bubbles jeanm764, 2 May 2015 | Read review
“The back building is quieter, but the noise would be of town life, so I wouldn't think that a problem anyway. Always, upstairs is a help in getting fewer mosquitoes.”
 of 5 bubbles 837anner, 13 Jan 2015 | Read review
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