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Viphaphone Hotel

In need of some attention

Photo of Viphaphone Hotel, Eastern part of Phongsali. , Phongsali

What we say: 2.5 stars

Diagonally opposite the Phongsali Hotel, in the eastern part of town, the three-storey Viphaphone is notable due to its yellow exterior. If cleanliness and comfort are your priorities, then there are better options in town. Rooms are large and clean, although the floors in some rooms need a sweep, and have comfy beds and a window with a view. Private bathrooms need bleach – litres of it in order to remove the multiple layers of mould and grime which has built up over the years. The more expensive rooms do come with hot water and Western toilet, however, so it's not all bad. The cheaper rooms shun the Western toilet and come with a squat version instead. There are much better rooms in town and some at better prices. This should be a last choice, but we wouldn't be surprised if you somehow ended up here anyway due to its prominence on the main road.

    Contact details:

    Eastern part of Phongsali.  T: (088) 210 999, (088) 210 111 

    What we were quoted

    Type of room Low season High season Notes
    Dbl fan private b'room 100,000 kip 100,000 kip
    Triple fan private b'room 90,000 kip 90,000 kip

    Added to Travelfish on: 8th October, 2004
    Last visited or updated on: 14th November, 2012

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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 he plays around with
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