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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 April 2014

We stayed 4 nights over the Laotian new year in a garden view bungalow. April is one of the hottest months in Laos and we were afraid the lack of air-conditioning would be an issue, but the room cooled sufficiently after about 1030pm. The fans were switched on at full speed, so we had no problem with noise from the...

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Munich, Germany
Reviewed 20 April 2014

My partner and I stayed in Thongbay for three nights in Jan 2014. It was the best place we stayed in on our trip through Laos. The staff were very attentive and friendly, our bungalow was charming and breakfast was excellent. The only downside may be its distance from the city center (about 20 minute walk or 10 minute shuttle...

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Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed 18 April 2014

From being welcomed at Luang Prabang airport, my stay at this guesthouse couldn't have been better. The property is very restful and peaceful, overlooking the river. It is located a little way out of Luang Prabang (15 min walk or 5-10 min cycle ride) but I very much enjoyed walking into Luang Prabang, there is also a schedule of transfers...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 17 April 2014

We stayed at the resort in February but never forgot the bungalow setting on thr river. We especially loved the cozy balcony where we were served the included breakfast. What a pleasant start to a day! It was interesting to see how the local people lived across the river - farming and fishing. The resort is owned by a German...

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 17 April 2014

Loved the location, overlooking the river. Lovely relaxing on the balcony on the mattresses. A little bit out of town, but I think worth it. The breakfast is HUGE and very good. Book bikes in advance if you want to use them, as they didn't have any available when we wanted to use them. If you're there on a Sunday...

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Bonn
Reviewed 14 April 2014

We enjoyed 3 nights in a river side bungalow at Thongbay Guesthouse in Luang Prabang. Having breakfast in the morning served on the balcony was just great. The staff is friendly and attentive. We can really recommend staying at this Guesthouse! The only thing you have to be aware of is that the bungalows are equipped with fans but not...

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Muenster, Germany
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Staying at Thongbay was an excellent choice. The rustic but yet comfortable riverside bungalows offer a great view of the river and the wat on the mountain, you can watch Lao life on the river banks, the atmosphere is totally relaxed. Well worth mentioning is the great staff: everybody does its very best to be welcoming, helpful, and professional, and...

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Sydney
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We spent one week at Thongbay Guesthouse in a river view bungalow. The bungalows are set in a beautiful garden full of flowering orchids. We loved sitting on our balcony overlooking the river eating our breakfast each morning watching the fishermen and the farmers on the opposite bank. The staff (especially Neth, Vanh and Lai - all who had wonderful...

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 April 2014

The cabins are basic at best and definitely not soundproof. Besides, there are several big noise producers in the vicinity that wake you up and will keep you awake without proper earplugs; the thongbay hotel rooster (!), various other roosters, and a buddhist monastery that rings their bells at 4 AM. Apart from that the hotel is far from town...

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Philipp E, Inhaber at Thongbay Guesthouse, responded to this review

Dear Guest, My name is Lay Inthavong and I am the owner of Thongbay Guesthouse. I was very surprised by your rather negative review. Now I would like to use the opportunity to respond to your complaints. You write about the noise of the roosters. Here it is common that most neighbors have a few chickens and roosters. We do...

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 3 April 2014

My wife and I stayed 5 nights at the Thongbay Guesthouse and absolutely loved it. Our River View Bungalow over looking the Nam Khan river provided a very relaxing and tranquil setting. Although the Guesthouse is a little bit out of the town center, the free transportation provided by the Guesthouse, or the free bikes or the 20 min walk...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Thongbay Guesthouse

Address: Ban Vieng May, Vat Sakem, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: ₹ 3,615 - ₹ 5,116 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Recommend at bungalow along the river.”
 of 5 bubbles 360kenk, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra money for a river view room!”
 of 5 bubbles angie68350, 15 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ALL nice! The River views are more expensive but we tried both and we loved being on the river.”
 of 5 bubbles Fidelclan, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Bungalows that overlook the river are more private and have lovely views of the Nam Khan River.”
 of 5 bubbles linda009, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
“stay as close to the water as you can so you have a nice mountain view”
 of 5 bubbles danieladV1170RT, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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