Photo: The motel-style building.

Photo of Sokmixai GuesthouseSokmixai Guesthouse

Guesthouse - motel mix

Road 15, 600 metres from bus station (one road north of bus station road) beside Phonexay Hotel T: (020) 2228 4999 (020) 2265 5177 

Sokmixai Guesthouse

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We’d pick Phonexay Hotel over Sokmixai Guesthouse, but in case you wanted options, they are right beside each other and you can easily inspect both before deciding.

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Photo of Sokmixai Guesthouse
Sokmixai has a main building which is a two storey house in front, and newer motel-style building blocks in the back surrounding a lawn. Rooms in the main building are cramped and a bit tired, which you may be willing to overlook as it’s equipped with air-con, WiFi and decent linens. The motel looks to be a more recent build and thus is more modern and spacious. Both have hot water bathrooms. Either one, budget travellers will find it adequate for a night.

We didn’t get the friendliest feeling when we inspected the guesthouse and beside it—perhaps even part of the business with the same owners—is a karaoke bar which in Laos (and most of Southeast Asia) is sometimes code for seedier activity. It seemed fine when we were there in the daytime, but we’re not certain if noise or other things are an issue at night.

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Walk-in rates at Sokmixai Guesthouse

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dbl fan private bathroom
70,000 kip
70,000 kip
Dbl air-con private bathroom
100,000 kip
100,000 kip
Room: Dbl fan private bathroom, low season: 70,000 kip, high season 70,000 kip. Notes:
Room: Dbl air-con private bathroom, low season: 100,000 kip, high season 100,000 kip. Notes:

Where is Sokmixai Guesthouse

Sokmixai Guesthouse
Road 15, 600 metres from bus station (one road north of bus station road) beside Phonexay Hotel
T: (020) 2228 4999 (020) 2265 5177 
Coordinates (for GPS): 106º24'25.65" E, 15º42'48.98" N
Room rates: Under US$10

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