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Not good restaurant for lunch and dinner.
Hotel also very expensive and not good.
Everything expensive. Tuk tuk very expensive. There many people are not friendly, they don't know others languages with out Laos. I slip many times their I found one good coffee shop...More
I came to Savannakhet to apply for a visa. Quiet town with almost nothing to do. Savanxay Market was busy and interesting selling clothing, toys, household items and food. Thai consulate was disappointing. Being prepared with all the correct documents was no guarantee of receiving...More
From Savannakhet a border province between Vietnam and Thailand. Good place to take a rest with central plaza (Laos street foods, beers and locals). Central church of the city is lovely and full of flowers. Mekong river just take some walk to and oh so...More
Once a major commercial town, it's become a backwater with nothing much to look at: a 6-block downtown with an unadorned Mekong riverfront and lots of vacant lots and abandoned buildings. Best used as a stopover en route to 4000 islands, Champassak or central Vietnam.
I regularly do the Visa trip to the That Consul in Savanakhet and have seen it grow considerably over the last 10 years. The hotel selection is very good and new hotels are being built every year as there is a huge amount of Chinese...More
I was looking forward to visiting Savanakhet and going over the Friendship Bridge 2. The town itself is dirty and run down, I was quite surprised to see the how different it was from Mukdahan which is only just over the bridge. The markets were...More
Savannakhet is a nice quiet place, very few tourists and the people here are very friendly and helpful. It’s a nice rest from lots of other busy places - we’ve come from Siem Reap and it’s lovely to wind down.
Also we hired bikes for...More