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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a couple of days and our room was very clean and had good a/c and a TV. Only downside was the bathrooms were not that clean. Great central location and friendly staff, free pool and a nice atmosphere.

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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We stayed here couplr days in dorm room ,the room was clean with air condion and fan , the wifi working in the room ,the staff spoke pretty good english and seemed genuinely interested in helping , good location , we found everythig to be in walking distance , especially most njce coffe and restaurant pretty much neaby ,Hight recommended...

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Thank Kim N
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Great atmosphere , music with pool table , close to day market and night market ,the room was big and clean with nice hot shower, staff is very friendly and helpful, highly recommend to all my friends

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

It is a Loa run hostel. The rooms are filthy, our floor was constantly wet and sticky. There are no mosquito nets over the beds so either cover yourself in repellent before you go to bed or prepare to be eaten alive by mosquitoes. They have wifi but they don't know the password to it so you can't actually connect...

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Mannheim
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

First dorm smelled strongly like mold and had some weird insects on the ceiling, the other dorm seemed better. Decided to check out after 4 hours because a another traveler had gotten bed bugs in that hostel. When he addressed the owner about the issue, he got very aggressive, refunded him partially (shower and breakfast had to be paid for!)...

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Thank MizzFunk
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

I am really dissapointed with the manager here. When I did my laundry here, I got my pants back with a very big ripped hole in there. Not a seam or something, just ripped open. I adressed the guy at the reception who told me first he did not know anything about this and that he could do nothing because...

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Thank Kaj R
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The best part of this hostel was the free alcohol between 7.30 and 9 (which pays for itself if you were going out for drinks anyway) but it wasn't too loud or busy, western staff were helpful unfortunately some of the lao staff speak no English.

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Thank hiimbecca
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The rooms are on the bleak side, but it's in a great location. The Vietnamese guy who runs it is good, could use some helpers but he gets the job done. Motorbike and bike rental is a nice touch, as is the dog that hangs around!

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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Ok, it's not too bad and if you can get a private room with private bath it's probably ok for a night. Good,location near the night markets and good food close by. Noisy at times and the communal bathroom has broken floor tiles. A shoutie lady objects to even thongs ( flip flops) even in the wet areas , so...

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Pros - Good location for night market and central sights, fair price for a triple room, fan,ac and ensuite all worked. Cons - General maintenance like doors not closing, sinks being loose and a coat of paint here and there but nothing to detrimental, WiFi worked but was painfully slow, breakfast is included but it's pretty poor with only one...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Funky Monkey Hostel offers a variety of dorms and private rooms. All with A/C and fans, WiFi in all rooms, laundry service, lockers, 24 hour security and reception and complimentary breakfast each morning. All showers are equipped with hot water All solo and group travellers are welcome. Hang out in our common room to meet other guests. We provide local tourist information and maps as well bicycle and scooter hire to get you around town. We have in house travel consulting and booking facilities includes visa specialising in bus, airline and rail bookings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funky Monkey Hostel

Address: Francois Ngin Road, Ban Mixai, Chanthabouly District | Fa Ngum Road, Vientiane 856, Laos
Region: Laos > Vientiane Province > Vientiane
Price Range: $13 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Funky Monkey Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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