Up the hill from the pier, heading to the centre of town, The Boun Ma offers the same level of amenities as the Wanna. The style should be called basic but the welcome is friendly enough, however your Laos language skills will be tested to the limit here -- so be prepared with sign language and phrase books. Two rooms tucked away to the side of the only restaurant in town are for rent --... Read our full review of Boun Ma Restaurant and Guesthouse.
Just up from the boat pier, no signage indicates that this is anything more than a family home, but it's the biggest looking building near the port. Entirely made of wood and bamboo, the guesthouse part is upstairs and consists of three partitioned rooms. The rooms are quite small, with a pile of thin mattresses, pillows, quilts and a mosquito net which all get unrolled and assembled (by you)... Read our full review of Wanna Guesthouse.