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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at muong Lao guesthouse for 2 nights. We are 2 young girls travelling round south east asia on our own, who were just looking for somewhere basic, cheap, clean and comfortable in Luang Prabang to spend the night. Well it was far from comfortable! The room had a horrible musky smell when you entered and looked like it...

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2015

It looked good on booking.com, but in reality it was quite a depressing place, both looks-wise and atmosphere-wise. When we arrived, the room was not ready (it was quite late at night so we did not come too early etc) so we were given a different room. But this room had a door where the lock did not work. After...

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Thank Lisa A
Copenhagen Region, Denmark
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Before you read my review you should know I have been staying among poor people in for instance Congo Brazzaville, when I did research for my thesis way back. This is important in relation to the Muonglao Guesthouse. It is extremely dirty, and this is not because I'm squeamish. The photos you see on pages like hotels.com or agoda.com are...

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1Thank Finn K
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 19 November 2014

Stayed for 3 nights here. Positives: the price was good, room had a balcony with chairs looking over the street, the room was large and reasonably clean, and the guesthouse is a cute old wooden house. The staff were friendly. Negatives: the bathroom was pretty bad, a lot of mold and seemed like it hadn't had a proper clean in...

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Thank anon012345
Ao Nang, Thailand
Reviewed 4 August 2014

A friend and I stayed at this guesthouse for 4 nights. We switched rooms after dealing with the negatives stated below. Both rooms we stayed in were on the first floor. Positives: - Location. It's about a 15 min walk to the night market and a few minutes to where the bars are. - The price was slightly cheaper than...

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Thank Jeanie L
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Stayed in a back main floor room and apart from the bathroom being outdated, the room itself was clean. Very quite at night and for the price and location it was great. Very nice staff. Very close to utopia bar

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Thank Philip S
Reviewed 29 January 2014

We stayed four nights in Muonglao guesthouse and would recommend if you're looking for something really good located and cheap. The rooms are not really clean nor pretty but with a great location so it's a good option. Nice staff but bad laundry !

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Thank Charlotte A
Leeuwarden
Reviewed 9 January 2014

When we checked in in hotel Muonglao the rooms we ordered were absolutly dirty. First we were offered an room full dampsmell. My friend is allergic so we had to change the room. Also the room didnt had a balcony which we booked for. In the new room was the ground so dirty. There was dust like it wasnt cleaned...

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Thank Reizendehorizon
Monmouthshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2013

We had a good sized, nicely decorated room with balcony overlooking road, only let down by a dirty, mouldy bathroom and a weak Internet connection. The hotel is a fair walk from the main town and yo need to circumvent the hill to get to the night market and riverside, though there are restaurants and bars nearby. The major let...

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Thank LKC082013
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2013

We arrived as a party of two couples and stayed in two double rooms. The place was expensive at 18 dollars per night so we were looking forward to a nice, high quality place to spend 4 nights. The first room we were shown smelled very damp so we asked for another and got two rooms on opposite sides of...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Muonglao Guesthouse opened in December 2006, it is located opposite Wat Visoun and along the lovely stretch of the Luangprabang. All rooms are with private bath (en suite), hot shower, air conditioning and Cable TV. It is about 5-10 minutes walking distance to the town centre. Room types available include from double to Quad/Family and room with balcony. Muonglao also have a small Bistro Garden breakfast, lunch and dinner for the convenience of the guests. Muonglao Guesthouse can be booked online. ... more   less 

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Address: Phommathat Road, Ban Apay, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: $21 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Muonglao Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
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“bring lots of antiseptics and chlorine in order to disinfect the bathroom unless you wish to become illl”
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“Get a room on the upper floor.”
 of 5 bubbles duanebigsby, 18 Oct 2013 | Read review
“They did have a room facing back...the others face the street. If you could get that room I bet it would be more pleasant stay. Its a small place though, so not sure theres really much choice as its generally fully booked in season.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeATL, 10 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Don't stay here, unless you are guaranteed aircon, otherwise not worth the price.”
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