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Hoxieng Guesthouse 1
Ranked #47 of 259 Luang Prabang B&B and Inns
Bangkok, Thailand
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47 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“great location and we love Nanna”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

Really close to night market and close to the river. Very clean rooms, slight issues with water pressure (sometimes none!) but it was new year and everyone was using water to splash each other. Only thing we would say is that they don't do breakfast for the price you pay. This feels more like a homestay than a guesthouse which was nice. The English of the family here is limited and the son is a future Brian May so practices guitar in the day.

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Singapore, Singapore
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98 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

Rooms are comfortable and clean. Walking distance to the night market yet not too noisy. Staff are friendly and helpful although they do not speak much English. Getting transportation us convenient as well.

Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Hamburg, Germany
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2014

We stayed at 'Hoxieng Guesthouse 1' twice and really enjoyed our time there! The location is great - not only very close to the Mekong (we could even see it from our balcony on our second stay!) but also to the old town with the night market and all it's attractions.
WiFi worked mostly fine. Water, hot beverages and bananas are free! We stayed in two different double rooms and both were spacious with aircon, hot water and daily room service.
The family is really nice as well and so welcoming! They even got us some birthday candles for my boyfriend's birthday! :-) We would definitely stay here again!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
203 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 315 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014 via mobile

Compared to the 2 other places we stayed at in Luang Prabang this was excellent.
It's very clean, and everyone is so friendly and welcoming. We were only going to stay 2 nights and ended up staying 5. Free coffee, water and fruit, great sleep quality.
The shower was slightly difficult - water pressure is up and down so when it's down the shower cuts out for safety. But all in all this place is brilliant, I loved it. And WiFi was stable and good, not quite good enough for Skype but fine for everything else. we also stayed at The Liberty and The Symoungkoun, this place is heaps better than either of those.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Bern Mittelland District, Switzerland
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2014 via mobile

Spent four nights in this guesthouse. It is situated on a lovely street close to the nightmarket. The suff is realy friendly and helpful, wifi works well, rooms are clean and well furnished. On the first floor are nice rooms with balcony. Can recommend this place..!

Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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Montreal, Canada
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62 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2014

We stayed at Hoxieng Guesthouse 1 for 4 nights. We got dropped off in the area by our tuktuk driver from the bus station. We wandered down the street asking for price and availability. The rate we got at Hoxieng 1 seemed to be in the average low range of prices for the area (20$/night). They have a sister guesthouse across the street which is fancier (35$/night). The location was great. Within walking distance to all attractions and restaurants and the street was quiet at night. We had a room on the second floor. It was spacious. The bed was on the comfy side for your typical SEA hard mattress. The room was clean but the bathroom was ready for a good scrub as there was a lot of spiderwebs and dust as well as lots of black mould on the shower curtain. The smell in the bathroom was also a little strange but manageable. We were provided with two complimentary bottles of water daily and there was always tea, coffee and bananas available. The wifi worked good for the most part. The AC also works great. We had our bus to Phonsavan arranged through the guesthouse and we were satisfied with the minivan service we got. Overall, it was a very good stay in a nice location at a fair price for the area.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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109 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Hoxieng (1) for 4 nights while in Luang Prabang. The rate was reasonable but we didn't receive anything special for the money. The location was just fine, a short walk to the night market and main tourist street of town, and a quick walk to he river as well. The family was friendly enough after our initial awkward meeting upon arrival (they couldn't find our reservation, didn't communicate to us what the issue was, and seemed generally uninterested in us being there at all). We booked our transport to the Kuang Si waterfall through the front desk but couldn't really trust them enough with our bus ticket to Vang Vieng. There were power outages during the day but I don't think this was limited to our guesthouse. Our room was sufficient but here was a constant smell from the bathroom though. Otherwise the bed was comfortable and the room clean.

Stayed February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hoxieng Guesthouse 1
Address: 40 Ban Hoxieng, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
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Ranked #47 of 259 B&Bs / Inns in Luang Prabang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hoxieng Guesthouse 1 1.5*
Number of rooms: 17
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