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Lollar, Germany
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The Hotel is a nice surprise with a beautiful garden and the rooms where ok and cheap at 80.000 Kip. The restaurant is not really cheap and the quality just ok - but there is not a big choice in town. I loved Muang Sing in 2000, now it still has some special flair as a border town. But Chinese...

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Reviewed 20 January 2016 via mobile

First of all. You don't have a lot of choices to sleep in this town. I think it's one of the better places to stay. Same goes for the restaurant. Nice garden and the bungalows are okay. Take extra clothes with you if you go here in the dry season. Tempertures drop to 5 degree celcius in the night. The...

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Bern, Switzerland
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Giving this place an averaged score of 3. The guesthouse part only a 2, but the restaurant a 4 (or certainly a 5 for the area). This is the only real decent option in run-down Muang Seng. Bungalows set around a grassy garden. But it is very basic. The bungalows are clean and large but because of dim lighting and...

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
Reviewed 20 July 2015

This definetly was the best place in Muang Sing. Nice bungalows, good restaurant and nice garden with hammocks. Good information on what to do and with luck you'll find other travellers to share the costs to go for trekking in the nearby Luang Namtha Park. Staff were not always visibly present but friendly.

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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

When we went to muang sing we didn't expect any luxury, but we expected a bit more than we actually got from phou lu. The room was good but there was no possibility to order food and almost no tours were available. Waisted a day to go to muang sing.

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 13 May 2015

I never book things in advance and that was a mistake. I stayed in two other guesthouses (one newer one almost directly across the street and the other on the main strip) until they had an opening here. There's not a lot of choices in town because there was a significant tourist bust a couple years back. I ate most...

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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our time here. Wouldn't stay anywhere else in Muang Sing! In the high season when there's more going on/less smoke in the air we plan to come back and do some trekking through them. Bring a mosquito coil, the bungalows just have fans and get hot and a little buggy. But, great value and you can't really help...

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Muang Sing
Reviewed 10 March 2015

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at the Phou Iu Guesthouse. A Lao family runs the place and takes care of their two very young children. They are very friendly and helpful. Everyone was helpful and kind to us during our stay. The first night we arrived we stayed in another guesthouse, but all of the other guests...

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Germany
Reviewed 25 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for a night after a trek in the area. The rooms are good value for money, they are spacious, clean and are made of bamboo/wood which gives them a cosy feeling. WiFi was okay and working even in the room, what more can you expect in a town far off the main tourist route. Service is not overly...

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Namur Province, Belgium
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

The bungalows are nice and clean. The wifi is working well, a bit less during the evening. The food at the restaurant is ok but the open kitchen doesn t seem very clean... When we arrive the owners seemed rather rude but with the time you understand they are just discrete. We paid 80 000 kips for one night, it...

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Address: Ban Singchaluern, Sing District | Luang Namtha, Muang Sing 0301, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Namtha Province > Muang Sing
Price Range: ₹ 1,021 - ₹ 2,042 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“All the rooms are equally quiet from what I could tell (unless you get unlucky with some loud neighbors).”
 of 5 bubbles BrieLBC, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“Find the room with the soft (not rock hard) mattress - room 6 ?”
 of 5 bubbles JimN1961, 22 Mar 2014 | Read review
“There are old Bangalore and new Bangalore in this guest house. I recommend the new Bangalore.”
 of 5 bubbles dubai4040, 19 Jul 2013 | Read review
“Not close to the owners bugalow, as the kid tends to be crying a lot”
 of 5 bubbles MySunnyDays1, 24 Feb 2013 | Read review
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