Good cheap option
This is another traditional Lao-style house converted into a guesthouse, except Paphai hasn’t been renovated and offers only basic accommodation.
Rooms are small and fan-cooled with simple furniture and firm beds. Shared bathrooms have hot showers and Western-style toilets. The walls are made of bamboo so every noise carries, including the critters scurrying about in the roof. Nonetheless it’s charmingly authentic with a great location and lovely garden. A highlight is sitting on the steps at 16:00 while the novice monks at the wat across the street play a percussive herald to the moon’s cycles. A good cheap option right in the centre of town.
What we were quoted as a walk-in.
|Sgl fan share bathroom||40,000 kip||40,000 kip|
|Dbl fan share bathroom||60,000 kip||60,000 kip|
Adam gave up a corporate career in 2009 and left Australia for the hustle and bustle of Southeast Asia. He now lives in Indonesia.
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