Cheap and rustic
What we say:
You'll rarely find a guesthouse this cheap in Laos and as such you have to wonder why this particular one is so very much so. The rooms are extra basic with just a bed and a fantastic balcony overlooking the river. It's really this balcony you come for as there is nothing else to speak of except a shack containing the shared cold water facilities – bucket and squat toilet included. The walls of the bungalows are thin, the construction is extremely flimsy and some may feel out of their comfort zone. But if you want cheap and rustic, this is what you get.
Contact details:Tad Lo.
What we were quoted
|Type of room||Low season||High season||Notes|
|Bungalow fan share b'room||25,000 Kip||25,000 Kip|
Added to Travelfish on: 7th December, 2006
Last visited or updated on: 12th April, 2013
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Rated 3 out of 5
Based on 2 ratings and 2 reviews
Worse for wear
First off, the owner was really nice and offered some good ideas for things to do around the area. He made clear to warn us about possible theft ... repeatedly, so I think he has heard the reputation ... but it seems to be something all of Tad Lo is aware of and on guard against. The bungalow is whatever you'd expect from a family built operation, more mats than wood holding it together. The design of the riverfront spots is a little off -- with very small shared porches that are being encroached on now by another construction project next doors. The shared shower/bathroom looks ready to fall down, so its about time they did some repair works here. That said, the spot is nice and centered around the traveler scene, and its currently got a good view of the river.
Sailomyen Guesthouse reviewed by caseyprich (Total reviews: 19) on
Fun place to stay
We stayed here 2 nights. It was a comfortable place to stay, right on the river. Walls are very thin. We could hear snoring in the bungaloo next to us. Also, we stayed here during the Full moon in Feb. festival at the temple. Music playing on temple loudspeakers went all night! Overall, a positive experience....we would stay here again.
Sailomyen Guesthouse reviewed by comanchero (Total reviews: 6) on
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