Pros: Fantastic hotel in a wonderful location right on the river. Delicious food and drinks served with a smile from Nic and his great staff.
Pros: We had a great stay at Mandala Ou. The staff were very helpful and the room was charming. The location besides the river and mountains opposite make for a stunning backdrop. The breakfast was ...
Pros: The views and peaceful atmosphere really set the tone for relaxation.
Pros: Beautiful setting, friendly staff, excellent breakfast, free bikes to get to centre. Very close to bus station so no need for tuktuk. Very peaceful and relaxing place.
Cons: Would have liked more powerful and hotter shower.
Pros: Beautiful location right on the river but a bit far from the centre of the village. However there were free push bikes available to use whenever you liked.
Pros: The infinity pool, the English man who managed the place, the service.
Cons: Wifi was a little iffy at times.
Pros: The hotel was wonderful. Beautiful place, with a beautiful pool. Truly a retreat, especially if doing any trekking nearby. Kenny was extremely friendly and helpful. We actually extended our stay a...
Cons: Wifi could be dodgy, but you are here to unwind, so who cares?
Pros: - Very good location next to the bus station at the entrance of the village, easy to reach when you arrive in town - All the staff is really helpful and attentive to your needs - Bikes at your ...
Cons: - When we arrived in the bungalow we found the toilet trashbin full of papers - The evacuation of the shower wasn't draining the water properly - The shower pressure was a little bit capricious ...
Pros: Located just outside of town, 10 minutes walking. Quiet, right on the river. Ask for a room on the river. Free bikes into town. The setting is lush and beautifully landscaped. Wonderful breakfasts. ...
Cons: The shower could have had a bit more flow, but this was just minor .
Pros: food is good, breakfast good also
Cons: the manager is not helful at all, I need information about my trip and he said , read my book , it was only tours organized by him. the room smell bad, a lot of humidity, , it s very basic,so it s...
Pros: Owner was excellent and very friendly. The view from the balcony is amazing and the location is perfect.
Cons: Room was a little hot, only fan no AC. I was aware of this when I booked though.
Pros: Wonderful,a little speaking English staff. The English is enough to go through the booking like check in and pay. The place offers Lao food which I haven't tried unfortunately. The menu looks very...
Cons: Wi-Fi connection is not the best which is not hotels fault I assumed. It's a Laotian village. I didn't expect good phone or Wi-Fi connection.
Pros: Big room; cheap price; Wifi okay for Laos
Pros: Nong Khiaw is a really nice village, but the accommodation was very bad.
Cons: The view from balcony is blocked. We asked several days before if we can get a room upstairs with a good view, but we ended up downstairs with a bad view. We think they don´t read the booking emails...
Pros: Stunning sunset from the balcony if you get a room on the 1st floor, large room, clean, met people while relaxing on the balcony
Cons: Staff a bit unfriendly, electricity had a huge problem and worked only in the evening, a bit overpriced
Pros: Just right in the centre
Pros: Clean, large room. We are a family of 4 so we got a twin room and push the beds together. Meets basics needs for a one night in transit stay.
Cons: Advertised as riverview but there was not. Breakfast was mediocre and very overpriced for Lao. Get breakfast out.
Pros: Really close to all the restaurants and provision shops. The rooms and toilets were spotless. Free WiFi and hot showers are available. Free 2 bottles of mineral water everyday.
Cons: Lower floors did not have a very good view of the river.
Pros: The location is great, you can sit in front of your room on the balcony and have a great view. The rooms are big enough, staff was helpful.
Cons: The bath was very simple but OK.
Pros: friendly staff speaking english near local steam sauna
Pros: Large clean room with seats and a hammock on the balcony. Prices get cheaper the longer you stay. Has on site restaurant but also offer a sauna and massages. Location is excellent for the view but ...
Cons: Large number of staff so got confusing when they were trying to decide what I had paid for with regards to rooms, food and sauna. Check their figures and settle up as often as you can after each ...
Pros: Surprised to have hot water in shower and door lock quite secure. Breakfast, not included in reservation was fairly priced with a wide choice. Located just after the bridge and close to everything...
Cons: Check-in rather erratic...no one around in 'reception' for some 20 mins and room allocation seemingly complicated. Not much English spoken, thus communication extremely difficult. Wifi only...
Cons: Bedbugs, staff was nowhere to be found, a lot of insects etc.
Pros: Very good location very clean and very likable staff. Very good rooms all ensuite yes I would stay there again.
Cons: Only thing I didn't like there was no breakfast option but that's easily solved as there is plenty of options close by. Also charged for black coffee in morning if I had powdered white coffee ...
Pros: Lovely stay here, friendly staff and good food. Clean room and view of the river. Recommend checking out the floating bar up the river it's amazing!!
Pros: Nice View in front of the room.
Cons: WiFi works just around the restaurant. There're steep staircase for entering to the room.
Pros: very good location. just a few steps from the bridge. very good view of the river.
Pros: The view from my room on the top floor overlooked the river, and had a table and hammock right outside on the porch.
Cons: Wifi was in and out, staff was not particularly helpful or friendly.
Pros: Good location for this property. Walking distance to the starting point of the mountains trecks - view points. No proper bedsheets but it goes with the price. They made some sandwich for us before...
Pros: Close to the river and everything . Nice balcony . Big room with window .Quiet at night!
Cons: Light in the bathroom missing. Restaurant not very good for the price
Cons: The rooms with garden view are too expensive. You get the same rooms in Nong Khiaw at half price. There were only two power points at a height of 1,50 m in the room and no possibility to put on the ...
Pros: The pancake with local fruit were the best part of the breakfast, together with excellent coffee. The bungalow is adorable and it was really nice to read on the porch in the evening with the silence ...
Cons: The wi fi did not work very well in the bungalow as it only works at the restaurant.
Pros: The river side
Cons: The clearance of The Bath room
Pros: The rooms on 2nd floor with river view are excellent place to stay in Muang Ngoi, although they are a bit more expensive than other room type in this GH and other GH in town.
Pros: The view
Cons: Bathroom smelled a lot Room was not cleaned daily Room was small
Pros: Beautiful view of river from room with little balcony!!
Cons: No one cleaned room everyday or emptied garbage in room Bathroom just ok...sink far to lean over to wash face Sizable room but very basic!!
Pros: kindness, great panorama, great rooms ! very nice sunset
Cons: Guesthouse located at the road side, noise. Pillow too thick. Cockroaches in the bathroom, towel not newly prepared for guest as there are dirt on it.
Pros: It's really good allocated. Comfortable room. Sometimes at night you don't need to use the fan. Good restaurants nearby. Fast wifi connection!
Cons: Quite expensive compared with other similar operations around.
Pros: Basic room (only fan) with attached bathroom (hot shower), nice view if you have the room upstairs, nice place to rest and relax with reasonable price, highly recommend!
Cons: They don't speak English!
Pros: - Good location - Good for one night - You get what you pay for
Cons: - Very poor bathroom (but I think it's the standard in the area) - Owner doesn't speaks English
Pros: absolutely the location. its right after the bridge and very very close to the restaurants.
Cons: two single bed instead of one.
Pros: Good location on the main road, next to the bridge and surrounded by restaurants and minimarts, but still quite quiet at night after closing time. The woman who owns the place doesn't barely ...
Cons: There was a heater at the bathroom but it didn't work, so in fact I got cold shower.
Pros: Comfortable for a short stay Clean Convenient location Towel Free coffees and a bottle of water
Cons: Noise from the road and from the people who work there A bit more expensive than similar places nearby
Pros: The best part was the balcony: great view of the mountains, including a hammock. Central location.
Cons: The bathroom was downright dirty. The room is very basic, which was OK with me. The location on the main road means being woken up at 5 because of the heavy traffic. Compared to other guest houses ...
Pros: The cheapest single room in Nong Khiaw from Booking.com. But for USD$10 per night, can get a budget room with better conditions in Phonsavan, Sam Neua and Luang Prabang, and also Muang Ngoi. If ...
Cons: Water heater (room no.8) is warm (between cold and warm), not hot even already turn to maximum. Next to main road, noise from vehicles in early morning, around 5.30am. My friend was unlucky (she ...
Pros: Sythane Guest House was in a great location, very close to many of the bars and restaurants in Nong Khiaw. Family was friendly and accommodating. Wifi worked well in room and surrounding restaurants.
Cons: The sleeping area was okay, but it got very hot at night (I stayed in September) and the fan didn't work that well. Also, I found myself cleaning my bathroom once or twice a day. I may be a '...
Cons: The bungalow had shutters but no glass windows
Pros: A very nice, peacefull location with beautiful view on the river. Good food. Management at first sight somewhat cool, but turns out to be very helpfull. The owner arranged a nice tour on the river ...
Cons: For the tour they organised, we had a local guide who did not speak English, so we missed somewhat information.
Pros: A simple bungalow with a hammock and chairs on a balcony looking out to the river and mountains with no other building between you and the river. Relaxing and quiet. View from the restaurant is great ...
Cons: Do not let the looks of the driveway and reception fool you The bungalows and restaurant are nicer than the reception.
Pros: Mosquito nets, free water
Cons: Bungalow is in the sun most of the day so it's extremely hot inside and out
Pros: Great location bungalows face right onto the river. Hammocks on the balcony. It's pretty basic but clean and functional and fairly comfortable. All this main restaurants etc are 5 mins away
Cons: Paying for the location, probably worth it!
Pros: simple bamboo bungalow with superb view over the river and village. Good food. Provide tours up river, organized a cart to visit the caves because we have a little son. Good for families. Enclosed ...
Cons: Mosquito nets needed to be fixed before use.
Pros: Stayed here rather than continuing up to Maung Ngoy - glad we did.
Cons: The place is simple - but agreeable. It was very cold while we were there, and we slept with all our clothes and jackets on!
Pros: Location is great, stunning views from the terrace. Food of the restaurant also really good, as well as the free breakfast. One of the staff gave me a free ride tothe bus station.
Cons: The owners aren't very friendly and rather unattentive. They said they didn't receive my reservation but had still a bungalow left on the far end of the property. However, the bungalow is ...
Pros: Relaxing bungalows by the river and away from the noise of the boat dock. Can sit in the hammock and watch the boats go by or venture through the village using the dirt roads.
Cons: Hammocks are lower than the balcony railing so view from this position/level not as good as it is sitting in a chair or standing
Pros: The location Nice view on the river and the sunset ... But like many other guest houses in the village
Cons: SUCH A SHAME They make Booking.com' clients pay 30$ while they only ask 6$ if you come by yourself. Everything is dirty, no one speaks English but an old woman shouts at you in Lao (a lot and for ...
Pros: the town is nice, and this place is close to Gecko's Place - good restaurant. good bed. nice view on the river.
Cons: too expensive for what it offers. poor breakfast - you can choose only one thing from a card for free (like a toast or just scrambled eggs). my laundry went back still dirty, only with better smell.
Pros: Vita was very helpful and welcoming. The sunset view on the balcony was excellent.
Cons: Room a little small with little storage.
Pros: The view from the room's balcony is magnificent...almost unsurpassable. Staff were friendly and helpful, although they had very little English. Breakfast minimal, although the banana pancake was ...
Cons: Unfortunately we arrived on New Year's Eve, and the Lao certainly know how to celebrate. The music adjacent to our room was cacophonous, and the nearby Karaoke tunelessly deafening. The room was ...
Pros: What a view from this lovely riverside bungalow which was clean and with a comfy bed. Bathroom facilities very good. We only stayed one night, booking this so that we did not arrive to the village and...
Pros: Very friendly family owned chalets very clean comfortable beautiful location overlooking the river.
Pros: The staff were very helpful and when I told the owner that the shower head wasn't working properly he came straight down to help and he fixed it. The big bed was very comfy, air con worked, and it...
Cons: There was no safe for our valuables and there was a cockroach that loved hanging around the toilet. The food wasn't the best but it was an enjoyable stay overall :)
Pros: Nice view on the river, close to the town with a lot of restaurants close by
Cons: Really hard beds, even for SEA!!Linen could be washed more often and when we arrived there was still rubish on the floor
Pros: Staff really helpful! Thanks for all!
Pros: Great location with nice view on the river.
Cons: The staff was not really helpful neither talkative. The restaurant next to the guesthouse owns by the same people is very expensive as well.
Pros: Friendly and helpful staff. King size bed with clean linens. Great seating with river view just outside the room.
Cons: The food is not the greatest.
Pros: A nice place to stay and travel further to Muang Khua by boot.
Cons: Not many things to do around, only some hiking.
Pros: The position and view.
Cons: The bathroom was not clean. The shower was dangerous ( either scalding or cold). The staff were disinterested in their guests or any issues. The room wasn't serviced over the 3 nights we spent ...
Pros: bed fairly comfortable, big room, good position of guesthouse, not far from the center - just cross the bridge, a bottle of water for every person, hot water, breakfast is not included, but there is ...
Cons: dirty old carpet on the floor, very dilapidated bathroom with a toilet, no or a very bad wifi signal in the room, but at the reception was not even greater speed, we had to use the wifi from the ...
Pros: I wanted to just for three days overlooking the river. It did not disappoint!
Pros: Amazing location and friendly staff
Cons: Not very clean. Shower was cold and soaked the whole bathroom.
Pros: Views from the restaurant look over the riverfront and the bungalows are set in pretty gardens
Cons: It was our mistake to book accommodation ahead of time. We TOTALLY overpaid. This is a tiny, remote and lovely village. As such accommodation is basic throughout the village. We didn't even have a...
Pros: Nice little garden, very well cared for, clean well built bungalows. They are set back from the riverside where the guesthouse restaurant is located, but it's a very short distance. The restaurant...
Cons: Nothing to dislike. The garden is right next to a monastery, and you will hear their gong in the morning, also a farm with exceptionally loud chickens, but these are hardly offensive, just part of the...
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