Photo: Typical Mai Chau scenery.

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Great view and private rooms

Poom Village, Mai Chau T: (0218) 386 7318(0912) 320 990 

Guest House 1

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As you enter Poom Village from the main road a sign reads ’Mrs Chung Welcomes You.

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Ecotourism Homestay’. This is Guesthouse 1 and, whilst one of the best homestays we’ve found, we’re not sure what makes it anymore ecotourism than any other homestay. Still it makes it easy to find and what you get is a choice between a large communal room and two smaller rooms with pleasant views of the adjacent lily pond. As elsewhere in the villages, showers are communal, however this guesthouse had more showers than the others. The room and bathroom are all extremely clean and the seating area downstairs smart and unusually uncluttered. Plus English is spoken – not as common as you’d expect. Mrs Chung is building a new place next door which will have en suite rooms, and they should be ready by around September 2014, so worth checking out. Note though that Mrs Chung seemed reluctant to let out single beds in the dorm and seems to be angling for groups so you may be out of luck if travelling alone.


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Walk-in rates at Guest House 1

Type of room
Type of room, low and high season prices
Dorm fan cooled
100,000 dong
100,000 dong
Bed and breakfast, may not be available to individuals
Dbl fan share bathroom
300,000 dong
300,000 dong
Quad fan share bathroom
400,000 dong
400,000 dong
Four people
Room: Dorm fan cooled, low season: 100,000 dong, high season 100,000 dong. Notes: Bed and breakfast, may not be available to individuals
Room: Dbl fan share bathroom, low season: 300,000 dong, high season 300,000 dong. Notes:
Room: Quad fan share bathroom, low season: 400,000 dong, high season 400,000 dong. Notes: Four people

Where is Guest House 1

Guest House 1
Poom Village, Mai Chau
T: (0218) 386 7318(0912) 320 990 
Coordinates (for GPS): 105º4'27.56" E, 20º39'15.55" N
Room rates: Under US$10

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