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The Luang Say Lodge

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“day cruise”(27 reviews)
“mekong cruise”(22 reviews)
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Free Parking
3.5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 July 2015

This is a wonderfully located simple lodge on the banks of the Mekong River. The lodge is the best accommodation available at Pakbeng, the half way stop on the Luang Say Cruise from Chiang Kong to Luang Prabang. It is constructed in local style to...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2015

Stayed here overnight on a river cruise from Houei Xay to Luang Prabang. Remember to pack a small suitcase for this overnight - the bigger luggage can be stored on the boat. It is rather steep towards the lodge and someone will have to carry...More

1  Thank SLW1200
Reviewed 28 April 2015

This is a simple, rustic lodge with fantastic views over the Mekong. Each villa is built in traditional style from what appears to be woven coconut leaves. Although there is no air conditioning, huge openings in the walls - plus a ceiling fan - allow...More

1  Thank JandP_Cotswolds
Reviewed 19 April 2015

Like most people we stayed here in the middle of a cruise to Luang Prabang which itself was memorable. The Lodge is superbly located and the views up and down the Mekong are stunning. The rooms are OK but slightly basic and the mosquito nets...More

Thank Gricper
Reviewed 7 April 2015

Great accomodation overlooking the Mekong River. Get upearly and see the elephants coming down for their morning wash and drink. Breakfast was varied and interesting. Depending on the heigth of the river, there are a number ofsteps to climb but worth it when you get...More

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US$716 - US$926 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$716 - US$926 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Miscara
6 September 2016|
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Response from keentogoSydney | Reviewed this property |
There are a few other boat companies that do it, plus the much cheaper public boats which can be overcrowded and uncomfortable and you need to bring your own food on board. Read the reviews for them. Also, it may get... More
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bobgingerSurreyUK
1 August 2016|
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Response from RosaCHK | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we booked a 2 day trip from Huay Xai to Luang Prabang with the included night at the Lodge. So, you get all instructions from the organiser at what time to be where in Huay Xai, the you are picked up to cross the border... More
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aprilcathryn
2 March 2016|
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Response from Avril G | Reviewed this property |
We climbed the hill up from the river, I'm not sure what other access there is but the staff were extremely helpful there, perhaps you could email the hotel and ask about access when not arriving by boat. We had no mosquitos... More
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"All rooms are similar but the ones directly facing the river are preferable."
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"I'd choose the bungalows on the southwestern side with view of the incredible sunset"
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"FYI no air conditon only electric fan, but it not too hot"
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"Book early to avoid disappointment. The leadtime is 6 months in advance."
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