Guesthouses, hotels and resorts
While the vast majority of Luang Nam Tha's accommodation is clustered in and around town, there is a long-running option outside of town for those looking for a laid back spot in a more natural setting.
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For such a small town, the guesthouses are relatively cheap and plentiful. Most are within walking distance of each other. Places can fill up in the high season and during this time you may have to visit a few before finding a room.
Bungalows in a gardenBan Phonxay, Luang Nam Tha
T: (020) 9944 0084;
If you want to stay away from the main drag but still be within walking distance, Phou Iu III is the spot. The place has a more natural and local setting, with the five bungalows surrounded by ... Read the full review of Phou Iu III.USD 20 to 50 1 vote Midrange
Equal best in townMain road, Luang Nam Tha
T: (020) 2206 3888;
Despite not being the cheapest in town, Zuela Guesthouse’s very friendly English-speaking staff and its reputation have made it a popular choice. A wide variety of rooms are available in two ... Read the full review of Zuela Guesthouse.Under USD 10 6 votes Backpacker
CheapBehind Thoulasith Guesthouse, road parallel and west of main road, Luang Nam Tha
T: (020) 2299 1898;
Located on the road directly behind Thoulasith and Zuela, Adounsiri Guesthouse is a little family-owned guesthouse and Mr Ketsana is eager to make guest stays pleasant. Adounsiri’s reputation for ... Read the full review of Adounsiri Guesthouse.
Great choiceRoad parallel and west of main road, Luang Nam Tha
T: (086) 211 251;
This tidy multi-storey hotel in the north end of town gets hardly any customers due to its location, and that’s a shame because it's an excellent choice at a decent price. All of the tiled rooms ... Read the full review of Bouason Guesthouse.
Reasonable backupMain road, Luang Nam Tha
T: (030) 920 1586;
Luang Nam Tha basically has two types of accommodation: those that are angled towards Western travellers and those aimed at Chinese and/or Lao travellers. There are far more of the latter than the ... Read the full review of Houng Heuang Guest House.
Solid guesthouseBeside Minority Restaurant, Main road, Luang Nam Tha
T: (086) 212 166; F: (086) 312 196
This newish, two-storey joint claims on its business card to be the best guesthouse in Luang Nam Tha, and you know what, it’s a contender. While the rooms aren't the biggest in town, they boast ... Read the full review of Thoulasith Guest House.Under USD 10 5 votes Backpacker
Big hotel, budget priceMain road, Luang Nam Tha
T: (086) 212 226; F: (086) 212 227
We are a little embarrassed to say this but we like Dokchampa Hotel. We really like it and it’s often where we choose to throw down our pack when we roll into Luang Nam Tha. This is your typical ... Read the full review of Dokchampa Hotel.USD 10 to 20 1 vote Flashpacker
A stand-byOpposite night market, main road, Luang Nam Tha
T: (020) 511 1300; F: (086) 312 238
This three-storey joint is an okay stand-by if the better Zuela, Bouason or Thoulasith are full and you absolutely need a guesthouse atmosphere – otherwise Dokchampa Hotel is cheaper. Khamking have ... Read the full review of Khamking Guesthouse.
Outside Luang Nam Tha
The most likely reason you'll find yourself staying in the outer reaches of Luang Nam Tha is The Boat Landing Guesthouse.
AdriftBan Kone, 6 km from Luang Nam Tha town
T: (086) 312 398; F: (086) 312 239
Once upon a time, The Boat Landing was THE place to stay in Luang Nam Tha. It had a strong eco-tourism ethos and the bungalows on the river were attractive and comfortable. But now the rooms and ... Read the full review of The Boat Landing Guesthouse.USD 10 to 20 5 votes Flashpacker
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