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Northern Luang Prabang

Historic Quarter: Budget

The heart of Luang Prabang's historic quarter is given over to some luxurious hotels but there is also a good selection of backpacker guesthouses and budget hostels to choose from. Check down the back streets for the best deals.

  • Tha Heua Me Guesthouse

    Tha Heua Me Guesthouse

    Fantastic flashpacker value

    Souliyavongsa Road (Mekong River road)
    T: (020) 5508 0903;

    Just down the road and around the corner from the main intersection in town is Tha Heua Me Guesthouse. This place feels similar to many guesthouses along this road in the $50 price range but Tha Heua ... Read the full review of Tha Heua Me Guesthouse.

    4.5 stars USD 10 to 20 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Namsok Guesthouse 3

    Namsok Guesthouse 3

    Great value

    Sisavangthana Road, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 254 426;

    Conveniently located on a quiet backstreet sandwiched between the Mekong River and the main road, Nam Sok Guesthouse 3 is a budget-friendly place with free WiFi. The rooms contain springy beds, some ... Read the full review of Namsok Guesthouse 3.

    4.5 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Lao Wooden House

    Lao Wooden House

    Wood, wood and more wood

    Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 260 283; F: (071) 260 284

    The popular Lao Wooden House lives up to its name: rooms have wood-panelled walls, wood balconies are furnished with hardwood tables and chairs, and even the bathrooms have rich wooden accents. ... Read the full review of Lao Wooden House.

    4.5 stars USD 20 to 50 2 votes Midrange
  • Khongsavath Guesthouse

    Khongsavath Guesthouse

    Good flashpacker option

    Ounkham Road
    T: (071) 212 994;

    Khongsavath is popular presumably because it is a good balance of style and value and is perfect for flashpackers. The rooms here are tastefully decorated and the customary hard beds are covered with ... Read the full review of Khongsavath Guesthouse.

    4 stars USD 20 to 50 1 vote Midrange
  • Kinnaly Guesthouse

    Kinnaly Guesthouse

    Popular backpacker haunt

    Sisavangvathana Road, Ban Xieang Mouane, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 212 416;

    Kinnaly is a popular backpacker haunt and so it should be. The rooms here are immaculately clean, complete with polished wooden floors, big hard beds with clean sheets, bright bathrooms with hardly ... Read the full review of Kinnaly Guesthouse.

    4 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Xieng Mouane Guesthouse

    Xieng Mouane Guesthouse

    Pricey but with its charms

    86/6 Ban Xieng Mouane, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 252 152;

    A lush garden sits at the centre of Xieng Moune with two buildings of rooms set around it. At the front is an old colonial-style house whose lovely rooms feature hardwood floors and antique ... Read the full review of Xieng Mouane Guesthouse.

    4 stars USD 20 to 50 3 votes Midrange
  • Paphai Guest House

    Paphai Guest House

    Good cheap option

    Ban Paphai, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 212 752;

    This is another traditional Lao-style house converted into a guesthouse, except Paphai hasn't been renovated and offers only basic accommodation. Rooms are small and fan-cooled with simple furniture ... Read the full review of Paphai Guest House.

    3.5 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Aham Corner Guesthouse

    Aham Corner Guesthouse

    In the heart of the bar scene

    Sisouphan Road, Ban Aham (at the Aussie Sports Bar, near Kop Noi and Hive Bar)
    T: (071) 254 706;

    Location, location, location. If you want to stay in the heart of Luang Prabang’s convivial bar scene, Aham Corner Guesthouse is a great option. The guesthouse, part of the Aussie Sports Bar, is ... Read the full review of Aham Corner Guesthouse .

    3.5 stars USD 10 to 20 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Kong Kham Guesthouse

    Kong Kham Guesthouse

    Riverside cheapy

    Khem Khong Road (Mekong River road)

    If a cheap riverside guesthouse is what you’re after, Kong Kham Guesthouse should fit the bill nicely with its dark rooms and free WiFi. The rooms come with beds covered in cheap sheets, hot water ... Read the full review of Kong Kham Guesthouse.

    3.5 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Villa Champa

    Villa Champa

    Watch tak bat from your balcony

    Sisavang Vattana Rd, Ban Vat Nong
    T: (071) 253 555; F: (071) 260 252

    In a sunny yellow building set one block back from the Mekong riverfront, Champa is a warm and welcoming spot. Rooms are bright and clean with big beds, crisp white linens and colourful accent ... Read the full review of Villa Champa.

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    3.5 stars USD 20 to 50 1 vote Midrange
  • Villa Saykham

    Villa Saykham

    Breath of fresh air

    Sisavang Wattana Road, Ban XIeng Mouane, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 254 223; F: (071) 254 214

    In a pretty French colonial-style building, Saykham's cosy rooms and welcoming staff are hard to resist. Guests are greeted by a pretty Spanish-tiled entryway that leads into a green courtyard where ... Read the full review of Villa Saykham.

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    3.5 stars USD 20 to 50 4 votes Midrange
  • Villa Senesouk

    Villa Senesouk

    Watch the monks from your window

    Sakkarine Road (opposite Wat Sene), Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 212 074; F: (071) 212 074

    In classic Luang Prabang style, Senesouk is a two-floor guesthouse with white-washed exterior walls and dark wooden accents. Rooms are elegant with understated teak furniture, richly coloured local ... Read the full review of Villa Senesouk.

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    3.5 stars USD 20 to 50 15 votes Midrange
  • Sokdee Residence

    Sokdee Residence

    Comfotable and stylish

    Kounxoa Road, Ban Vat Nong, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 252 555; F: (071) 260 396

    There are two sections to Sokdee Residence. An older building out the back with rooms priced very well for the quality on offer and a newer building out the front offering a more luxurious stay. The ... Read the full review of Sokdee Residence.

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    3 stars USD 10 to 20 6 votes Flashpacker
  • Alounsavath Guesthouse

    Alounsavath Guesthouse

    Overpriced family-run guesthouse

    Ounkham Road
    T: (020) 5560 6296;

    This is another great guesthouse along the Mekong with polished hardwood floors and a more upmarket feel than the budget places scattered throughout town. It’s a family-run affair with great big ... Read the full review of Alounsavath Guesthouse.

    3 stars USD 20 to 50 1 vote Midrange
  • Sackarinh Guest House

    Sackarinh Guest House

    Air-con on a budget

    Ban Xieng Mouane, Luang Prabang (in alley off main road)
    T: (071) 254 512;

    Set back from the main road and just behind the cheap open-air eateries favoured by many a budget traveller, Sackarinh is a decent backpacker guesthouse with a good central location. The rooms come ... Read the full review of Sackarinh Guest House.

    3 stars Under USD 10 3 votes Backpacker
  • Sayo Guesthouse Xieng Mouane

    Sayo Guesthouse Xieng Mouane

    Old-world elegance on a flashpacker budget

    Sotikoumman Rd. Ban Xieng Mouane, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 252 614;

    The highlight of this charming guesthouse are the rooms located in the main colonial building which ooze old-world class. The rooms all feature air-con, fridge, cable TV, WiFi and rock hard beds with ... Read the full review of Sayo Guesthouse Xieng Mouane.

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    3 stars USD 20 to 50 13 votes Midrange

Behind Joma Bakery

Directly behind and to the south of Joma Bakery is a veritable guesthouse village with just about every place with a roof offering lodgings. This area has some of the cheapest guesthouses in Luang Prabang.

  • Hoxieng 2 Guesthouse

    Hoxieng 2 Guesthouse

    Solid wood rooms

    Ban Ho Xieng, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 254 703;

    Ho Xieng 2 Guesthouse is a top flashpacker guesthouse right around the corner from a couple of flashpacker cafes, Delilah's and Joma. What's so good about the rooms at Ho Xieng 2 is that they are ... Read the full review of Hoxieng 2 Guesthouse.

    4 stars USD 10 to 20 1 vote Flashpacker
  • Wat That Guesthouse

    Wat That Guesthouse

    Fabulous budget choice

    Ban Wat That, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 212 913;

    The fan-cooled rooms at Wat That Guesthouse are a great deal for budget travellers. With private hot water bathroom with Western toilet, these rooms have tastefully decorated beds, hard wood floors ... Read the full review of Wat That Guesthouse.

    4 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Somjith Guesthouse

    Somjith Guesthouse

    One of the best value option in town

    27/2 Ban Hoa Xieng, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 252 756;

    Our top pick in the Ban Hoxieng area, Somjith offers two buildings of clean and comfy rooms. Rooms in the new dark wooden building have hardwood floors, big windows and fixings like air-con and ... Read the full review of Somjith Guesthouse.

    4 stars USD 10 to 20 7 votes Flashpacker
  • Suan Keo Guesthouse

    Suan Keo Guesthouse

    Great value air-con rooms

    Ban Wat That, Luang Prabang
    T: (071) 254 740;

    The air-con part of Suan Keo Guesthouse is absolutely fantastic value and we're surprised it's not booked up months in advance. The wooden floored rooms come in double and twin configurations and all ... Read the full review of Suan Keo Guesthouse.

    4 stars Under USD 10 3 votes Backpacker
  • Khonesavanh Guesthouse

    Khonesavanh Guesthouse

    Cheap!

    19/02 Kousack Road, Ban Ho Xieng
    T: (071) 252 061;

    If all you're interested in is a cheap room in Luang Prabang, then you can't get a whole lot cheaper than Khonesavanh Guesthouse. Rooms here don't have much in them, like most of the cheapest places ... Read the full review of Khonesavanh Guesthouse.

    3.5 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker

Bank of the Nam Khan

The Nam Kham is attractive in its own right and looking over its waters are some fine establishments, especially clustered near the bike bridge. There are some very good value hotels and guesthouses in this part of Luang Prabang.

Southern Luang Prabang

This area has an excellent selection of cheap guesthouses and some outstanding luxury hotels. It encompasses everything south of the Museum save the area behind Joma and the bank of the Nam Khan.

Historic Quarter: Upmarket

The heart of the historic quarter is home to some of Luang Prabang's best luxury resorts and boutique hotels including Mekong Riverside and 3 Nagas.



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