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Mali Namphu

Flashpacker favourite, now over-priced

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Too dear now
This is too dear now. I would suggest the Suphophone guesthouse, where the rooms are nicer and the p...

By Rufus

What we say: 3.5 stars

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 and wrap around a beautifully manicured courtyard. All rooms are decorated in a simple but tasteful way and have air-con, hot shower, flat screen satellite TV, and clean ensuite bathrooms with hot shower. WiFi is free for guests, though it only reaches the rooms in the back building. Our only complaint about Mali Namphu is how quickly its prices have risen in recent years, with the budget travellers whose glowing reviews contributed to its popularity now priced out of staying here. The price now moves it into a different bracket with options like Vayakorn arguably better quality.

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109 Pangkham Rd.  T: (021) 215 093 F: (021) 263 298  
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What we were quoted

Type of room Low season High season Notes
Deluxe- Double 300,000 kip 300,000 kip
Standard - Single 210,000 kip 210,000 kip
Deluxe- Single 280,000 kip 280,000 kip
Standard - Double 260,000 kip 260,000 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 he plays around with
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109 Pangkham Rd. 
T: (021) 215 093 F: (021) 263 298

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Reviews about Mali Namphu

Too dear now
By Rufus, 18 October 2010
4.0  stars

Happy with this place
By daflj, 30 March 2010
3.0  stars

Prices Are Up
By JavaJunkie, 16 March 2010
4.0  stars

By paulsuzanne, 09 February 2010
2.0  stars

Nice but overpriced and bedbugs
By Captain_Bob, 18 December 2009
3.0  stars

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