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Phonevicith Guesthouse

Sparkling new rooms

Photo of Phonevicith Guesthouse, 1.5km out of Huay Xai. , Huay Xai

What we say: 4 stars

What a delight to see a once dire guesthouse reinvigorate itself with a brand new building and lick of paint on the old building. Set right on the Mekong next to the slow boat dock, Phonevicith's more expensive rooms have terrific views across the river to Thailand. The rooms in the new building are great with sparkling floors, new beds with reasonable quality linen, cable TV, WiFi and a few bits of furniture. The best bit is that they get lots of natural light and because of this they have a very clean feel to them. The old rooms are still quite dark, but not bad value all things considered. There are few eating options up this end of town aside from the attached restaurant, but the 1.2 kilometre walk into town might just be the tonic you need if you've just arrived on the slow boat with stiff legs.


    Contact details:

    1.5km out of Huay Xai.  T: (084) 211 765, (020) 5548 3729 
    Email them at: riverside@hotmail.com
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    What we were quoted

    Type of room Low season High season Notes
    Dbl fan private b'room 300 USD 300 USD baht, 1,000B for a newer room

    Added to Travelfish on: 15th June, 2004
    Last visited or updated on: 13th April, 2013

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    Adam gave up a corporate career in 2009 and left Australia for the hustle and bustle of Southeast Asia. He now lives in Indonesia, where as well as writing for Travelfish.org he plays around with www.pergidulu.com.
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