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Vientiane - near the river

Despite the city being right on the river, few of the guesthouses and hotels are. Here are the inexpensive guesthouses and hotels that are either right on the river or within a block of it.

Vientiane - near the river: Upmarket

Despite the city being right on the river, few of the guesthouses and hotels are. Here are the upmarket hotels that are either right on the river or within a block of it.

Central Vientiane

This covers the area within a short walk of the Nam Phou fountain, so everything west of the Presidential Palace and between the river and Samsenthai Rd.

  • Syri 2 Guesthouse

    Syri 2 Guesthouse

    Good choice for backpackers

    63/6-7 Setthatilath Rd, Vientiane
    T: (021) 241 345;

    Vientiane's second Syri guesthouse, this location is a bit more modern and located closer to the riverfront. Their well-priced rooms are offered with your choice of fan or air-con and with private or ... Read the full review of Syri 2 Guesthouse.

    4 stars Under USD 10 1 vote Backpacker
  • Mali Namphu

    Mali Namphu

    Flashpacker favourite, now over-priced

    109 Pangkham Rd
    T: (021) 215 093; F: (021) 263 298

    The wide, open entrance is an attractive introduction to this popular guesthouse in the centre of Vientiane. Rooms above the lobby are the most affordable, but the real gems are in the back building ... Read the full review of Mali Namphu.

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    4 stars USD 20 to 50 45 votes Midrange
  • Youth Inn 2

    Youth Inn 2

    New backpacker favourite

    Francois Ngin Rd
    T: (021) 215 131;

    A spin-off from the popular backpacker spot by the river, the new building further down Francois Ngin is bigger and cleaner than the original. They've followed the same formula for the rooms and ... Read the full review of Youth Inn 2.

    3.5 stars Under USD 10 3 votes Backpacker
  • Lani Guesthouse

    Lani Guesthouse

    Classic Lao elegance

    281 Setthathirat Rd
    T: (021) 214 919; F: (021) 215 639

    Tucked away down a small lane near Wat Hai Sok, Lani is a beautiful old Lao house with flourishes of antiques and local handicrafts. The 12 rooms are breezy and spacious with air-con, mini-fridge, ... Read the full review of Lani Guesthouse.

    3.5 stars USD 20 to 50 8 votes Midrange
  • Vayakorn Guesthouse

    Vayakorn Guesthouse

    Warm and welcoming

    91 Nokeo Koummane Rd
    T: (021) 241 911; F: (021) 241 910

    With a pretty, white exterior dotted with leafy greens on the balconies, this midrange guesthouse close to the centre of town offers some lovely rooms. Staff are polite and welcoming and run the ... Read the full review of Vayakorn Guesthouse.

    3.5 stars USD 10 to 20 10 votes Flashpacker
  • Phonepaseuth Guesthouse

    Phonepaseuth Guesthouse

    Clean and central

    97 Pangkham Rd
    T: (021) 212 263; F: (021) 261 395

    Located right beside popular Mali Namphu, Phonepaseuth's prices have remained more consistent over the past years and they often absorb their neighbour's overflow. The minty-green rooms are simple ... Read the full review of Phonepaseuth Guesthouse.

    2.5 stars USD 10 to 20 4 votes Flashpacker

Greater Vientiane

This covers all guesthouses and hotels that are a bit more of a wander from the centre of town.



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