The number of visitors to Muang Sing has declined, and so too has the number of good places to stay. There are only a few places worth recommending but if for some bizarre reason they are all full, there are several not so great places – Muang Sing is small, you’ll find them. Most accommodation in Muang Sing is located on or just off the main road, which runs from China all the way to Burma.
Adima is nearly nine kilometres out of town towards the Chinese border and it’s worth staying here if you want to experience rural beauty and a comfortable stay. Nine very cute and well-built brick bungalows sit surrounded by banana plantations and paddy. Adima is located very close to a number of small interesting Yao, Tai Lue and Akha villages making this a great place for self-guided walks... Read our full review of Adima Guesthouse.
The Danneau 2 Guesthouse is a great big modern structure just off the main road across from the distinctive Tribal Museum building on the corner of the junction. It lacks character due to its design and size, but the building is solid and facilities provided for the price are good. There are spring beds with clean sheets, old-style box TVs, wardrobes, towels, bottled water and hot-water bathrooms... Read our full review of Danneau 2 Guesthouse.
The rattan bungalows at Phou Iu II Guesthouse certainly are charming and the prices are much higher than they used to be, but it’s because they’re the best guesthouse located in the centre of Muang Sing. The bungalows all surround a lovely garden courtyard and this is the real selling point of this place. The older huts have tile floor, squeaky saggy mattress, a small window and a wet... Read our full review of Phou Iu Guesthouse.