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Good cheap option

Ban Paphai, Luang Prabang T: (071) 212 752 

Paphai Guest House

Our rating:
4 stars, based on 1 expert review

This is another traditional Lao-style house converted into a guesthouse, except Paphai hasn't been renovated and offers only basic accommodation.

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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.

Last updated on 17th September, 2013.

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Paphai Guest House

Ban Paphai, Luang Prabang
T: (071) 212 752 
Coordinates (for GPS): 102º8'19.68" E, 19º53'36.24" N
Room rates: Under US$10

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