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Run diwn

I was looking forward to visiting Savanakhet and going over the Friendship Bridge 2. The town... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
Aussie-Ian04
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Queensland, Australia
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Awful dangerous dogs ruin a nice town

Savannakhet is a nice quiet place, very few tourists and the people here are very friendly and... read more

Reviewed 30 January 2018
evieakiens
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 days ago
“Dirty Dusty Dump......”
4 weeks ago
“Amazing place would love to stay longer - Dog Problem !!!!!!”
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Savannakhet, Savannakhet 1300, Laos
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Only the fact that I Had to go there on Business I Would NOT Be seen dead in this ONE EYED Dusty,Noisy Town...End Of..

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I would give this place 5 stars it is amazing in the day. I loved how laid back it is. I am a dog lover I love all dogs but this town made me realise why they eat dogs in Asia. At night it is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
10  Thank thetravelercode
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank S9514NQkarenb
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank levantam0906
Reviewed 19 March 2018

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.

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 11 February 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank sevin h
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Aussie-Ian04
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank evieakiens
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

There is no much to do in Savanakhet apart from walking around the center and the Mekong river. It is a good point to rest before taking a long bus to Vietname, Cambodja or Vientiane.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank mireiar694
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