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Villa Lao Traditional House (formerly Nongduang)

Charming old guesthouse

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What we say: 4 stars

Formerly known as Thong Bay & Nongduang, Villa Lao has changed its name again in recent times due to government pressure. The guesthouse remains the same, however, and this old property with character still offers a unique experience for travellers. Each of the two old buildings has wooden floors, shuttered windows and rooms which often have thin walls. The cheapest rooms don't have a bathroom inside and must be shared. But as you pay more money at Villa Lao, things get more comfortable with deluxe rooms coming with air-con and TV. We love this place, but some may find it too basic and too far from the centre of town – about a kilometre. Those appreciating character over facilities will love this place.


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Ban Nongduang Neua.  T: (021) 242 292 F: (021) 213 938  
Email them at: villatraditional@gmail.com
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Dbl fan private b'room 160,000 kip 160,000 kip
Dbl fan share b'room 120,000 kip 120,000 kip
Dbl air-con private b'room 180,000 kip 180,000 kip

Added to Travelfish on: 5th July, 2004
Last visited or updated on: 1st November, 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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Villa Lao Traditional House (formerly Nongduang)
Ban Nongduang Neua. 
T: (021) 242 292 F: (021) 213 938  
villatraditional@gmail.com
http://www.villalaos.com/

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Reviews about Villa Lao Traditional House (formerly Nongduang)

Very nice
By GandN, 26 February 2008
5.0  stars

Don't bother booking
By srsdj, 08 January 2008
1.0  stars

very over-rated!
By Mars, 28 November 2007
1.0  stars

owen & angie
By owenb,
1.0  stars

No booking for us :(
By alison,
1.0  stars

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