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Villa Merry 1

18/07/2017 19/07/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I stayed at Villa Merry 1 for eight nights. My room was very comfortable, the shower was great, and the breakfasts (banana pancakes for me) were enjoyable and reasonably priced. The outdoor decking overlooking the river is a relaxing place to sit and watch the river world go by. Friendly staff and the owner is very helpful.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We booked a week here & had a lovely stay. The family that ran the place were very friendly. Helped us with our laundry at a good price, a private van to the falls and tuc tuc to the airport. The room was big & spacious and the location was great, by the Khan River & a 10/15 min to...

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Thank Kevin R
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Spacious rooms, very clean. Staff speak excellent English and other languages. Free breakfast. We loved staying here by the river and will definitely stay again when we return next year. Owner contacted us by emails and included the address in Laos language so we could show any one or a taxi driver should we have problems finding the place. Would...

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little guesthouse. We ended up staying here six days. It is set in a quiet neighborhood, overlooking the nam khan river, and easy 15 minute walk into the old town. Staff, and the owner mr. Sam, are gracious and helpful. Rooms are nice with good bathrooms. Breakfasts are reasonable and tasty. Thanks!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This hostel is right on the river bank of the Khan River. The views are breathtaking. The rooms were a bit small- Upgrade to room with balcony. The bathrooms are the downside to staying here. It is very difficult getting into the shower/ you have to step over the tub. The breakfast was good. Staff is friendly and speaks English...

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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed in villa merry with a friend we wanted abit of privacy and a room to our selfs it was really nice and clean couldn't ask for more for the price 👌the staff were really helpful and the shower was the best I have had in 6 weeks if travel through Asia BIG thumbs up 👍🏻

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Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Nice guesthouse located on the boarders off the Nam Khan river. Friendly staff. Clean rooms. Free wifi. Great badroom. No tv. Nice vieuw from the terras where they serve breakfast. Breakfast is basic. Good location. 5 min. walking to nightmarked, Mekhong river, tempels.....

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Thank Luc V
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Villa Merry 1 for 3 nights during a short stop over in Luang Prabang and it was one of the finer hostel experiences we have had. We booked a double room which was huge. It had an AC unit which worked great and a mini fridge to keep your beers (or water) cold. The room and bathroom...

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Thank Jamie O
Shanghai, China
Reviewed 6 October 2016

We (family of four with children ages 11 and 8) stayed here for three nights. We had an enjoyable stay and found the owners very knowledgeable about the area. They helped us book a full day trip to see elephants, Hmong Village, butterfly park, and Huangxi Waterfall - very enjoyable for all. The family room had a balcony overlooking the...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The staff here are friendly and most of the staff are English speaking so no difficulties getting advice for the area. When we checked in we had made a mistake with the dates and needed an extra night which was arranged for us with no problems. The rooms are clean and tidy and had great views of the river but...

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The Villa Merry 1 is a family-run guest house located on the banks of the Nam Khan River. Surrounded by galleries, shops and restaurants, it offers free Wi-Fi. Offering garden or river views, the air-conditioned rooms are decorated with traditional Lao silks and dark wood furnishings. Each room has cable TV, mosquito nets, and a private bathroom with toiletries and shower facilities. Villa Merry 1 is an 8-minute walk from the evening craft market, the Royal Palace and major Buddhist temples. Luang Prabang Airport is a 10-minute taxi ride away. The English-speaking staff can arrange tour bookings, airport transfers, and laundry services. A safety deposit box is provided at the front desk, which also offers a selection of magazines and newspapers. A range of activities such as cycling the peninsula is also available. Guests can enjoy the chef prepared breakfast and snacks at Villa Merry 1 every morning. Restaurants and bars can be found less than 10 minutes’ walk away. ... more   less 

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Address: Visun Village, Luang Prabang, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: $34 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Merry 1 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Villa Merry No.1 Hotel Luang Prabang
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“Rooms with a view of the river are recommended. We did not see the others.”
fredr68, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for river view; Room 2 has a balcony.”
ADAMMS222, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Get a room with balcony overlooking the river.”
herbelman, 1 Apr 2015 | Read review
“The rooms with a view of the river are much expensive, I think it is better to choose the ones without the view.”
Setsunka, 28 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Do not pay advance, or you will be stuck staying with them even after seeing how bad the place is!!!”
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