Photo: Old shopfront in Phongsali.

Photo of Phongsali HotelPhongsali Hotel

Midrange rooms are good

Eastern end of main road, Phongsali

Phongsali Hotel

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The Phongsali Hotel is a big, white, square concrete building in the easternmost reach of town.

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The lack of atmosphere starts from the outside but does improve slightly once you’re in the door due to fresh paint and flatscreen TVs. Not only are stairways and corridors dirty, they are dotted with scary looking electrical circuit boards. Three standards of room are on offer: the cheapest are plain basic rooms with three beds and nothing else. Bed sheets are clean, and shared bathrooms with squat toilet and cold bucket wash are cleanish. More appealing are the midrange rooms with hot water bathrooms with Western toilets, great bedding atop what feel like slab sof concrete but are in fact spring mattresses and a desk and chair. These rooms really have been upgraded over the years and feel much more comfortable than ever before and up there with the best rooms in town. A restaurant downstairs serves good Chinese food and you’ll occasionally find locals who aren’t staying at the hotel eating here too.


Walk-in rates at Phongsali Hotel

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Triple fan share bathroom
60,000 kip
60,000 kip
Dbl fan private bathroom
130,000 kip
130,000 kip
Room: Triple fan share bathroom, low season: 60,000 kip, high season 60,000 kip. Notes:
Room: Dbl fan private bathroom, low season: 130,000 kip, high season 130,000 kip. Notes:

Where is Phongsali Hotel

Phongsali Hotel
Eastern end of main road, Phongsali

Room rates: Under US$10

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