Photo: Standard fare.

Manchay Guesthouse

Most hospitable

Beside the Tourism Office, top of the road to boat station, Muang Khua T: (020) 2201 6810 (020) 5675 2159

Manchay Guesthouse

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Of all the businesses we stepped into in Muang Khua, Manchay was the only place to greet us with a smile. Manchay (also spelled Manchai) gives a family guesthouse feeling in a town that sometimes feels devoid of any feeling.

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A friendly man holding his grandchild showed us the simple and straightforward rooms. Typical of budget accommodation, there is tile floor, solid walls, fan, table, hooks and window. It was looking a little tired when we were there in 2018, some rooms more than others. Towels are on the thin side and there’s no top sheet. There are thick blankets available, which guests will be grateful for in the winter months. The bathroom is on the small side. It’s equipped with an electric heated shower and a western toilet—the bathroom looked to be in decent working condition. Manchay will do for a night and it now has WiFi.

Functional rooms.

Functional rooms. Photo: Cindy Fan

It’s not the flashiest or newest (it was built in 2012) and if you want modern, go for the pricier rooms at Chaleunsouk, but there is something about walking into a lobby and seeing a whole family hanging out, eating and watching TV. There’s a drinking water dispenser guests can help themselves to. A little English spoken.

Manchay Guesthouse is at the top of road to the boat landing, conveniently beside the Tourism Information Office.

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Walk-in rates at Manchay Guesthouse

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dbl fan private bathroom
80,000 kip
80,000 kip
Room: Dbl fan private bathroom, low season: 80,000 kip, high season 80,000 kip. Notes:

Where is Manchay Guesthouse

Manchay Guesthouse
Beside the Tourism Office, top of the road to boat station, Muang Khua
T: (020) 2201 6810 (020) 5675 2159
Coordinates (for GPS): 102º30'16.48" E, 21º4'53.94" N
Room rates: Under US$10

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