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Reviewed 25 April 2014

Fantastic and friendly staff, excellent value for room and meals, and charming rooms and grounds. The delicious fruit smoothies are a must on a hot day, and the free services like bikes and minibus are very convenient. If there was A/C in the rooms, this place would have zero competition, but overall it's a minor detail. I can't recommend Thongbay...

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Palmer, Alaska
Reviewed 24 April 2014

I made reservations for the Thongbay Guesthouse from December 26-January 1 not knowing much about their business. I had such a wonderful time and wanted to stay longer, but they were completely booked after January 1. The staff were so friendly and helpful; they made you feel at home while traveling. The owners were very kind people who took excellent...

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Gravesend, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 April 2014

We stayed for 4 nights in March and from the pick up at the airport to the return drop off at the airport we had a wonderful stay at a wonderful location. The family and staff are very friendly, attentive and helpful. The location of the guesthouse is perfect just outside of town with a very regular drop off and...

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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 16 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 16 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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  • Free Parking
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $59 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Thongbay Guesthouse 2.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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