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Don Som Riverside Guesthouse

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Ban Thamakheb (village), Don Som 1610 Laos See on map
AMENITIES
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Room Service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Laundry Service
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All reviews cooking class riverside guesthouse don det perfect place local life mekong river at home real laos off the beaten track his wife this place offers lao culture guest house is recommend this place don khon stayed nights typical tourist
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Right on the Mekong banks. If you are looking for a place to simply relax and unwind - don't look further. It is a back to basics location. The island itself boasts country side living experience views. No cars but lots of water buffalos...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from DonSomRiverside, Owner at Don Som Riverside GuesthouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Kop chai lai lai (Lao for 'Thank you very much'!). We are happy to read your positive and great review of our place. Thank you very much for staying with us and welcome back and all the best to you. Kind regards, Tanoi and Sander...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you need to relax and see Laotian village life, this is the place to be! You will meet lots of children and also animals e.g. chickens, water buffalos, dogs, goats, pigs etc. We stayed in a bungalow with shared bathroom which it is basic...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from DonSomRiverside, Owner at Don Som Riverside GuesthouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Reviews like this make us feel happy! Of course we do our business to make a living but we are very happy that many times we also have satisfied guests (so far almost all people) and that makes it even nicer and better. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018

We had a 3 night stay here and really enjoyed it. Sandor and his wife made us so welcome in their lovely guesthouse. As others have said, the accommodation is very basic, as reflected in the price. The rooms are small, but with a lovely...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from DonSomRiverside, Owner at Don Som Riverside GuesthouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Sorry for a late reply to your lovely review :-) Very nice to read! Also nice to read that you enjoyed our 4000 Islands Cooking Class so much. Great! Thank you very much for staying with us and welcome back and all the best to...More

Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

We came to Don Som Riverside Guesthouse thinking we would stay 2 or 3 days but we ended up staying 8 nights and we could have easily stayed longer if we had the time. The guesthouse is small and private, with 3 bungalows and a...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank oren_arluck
Response from DonSomRiverside, Owner at Don Som Riverside GuesthouseResponded 2 weeks ago

A very late reply. Sorry for that, but we still have contact by Facebook :-) It was great to have you two here as our guests and we hope that you will come back in the future. If not, we will meet somewhere else we...More

Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

We stayed with Sander & Tanoi through AirBNB for 3 nights and it was such a treat! Their Bungalows are very comfortable and right on the river edge, with balconies with hammocks to swing the day away while traveling through books! While staying there we...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from DonSomRiverside, Owner at Don Som Riverside GuesthouseResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear David and Carlotta, A very late reply but still we want to thank you very much for your review and of course for staying with us. It was a pleasure having you as our guests! If you are ever in our area again, let...More

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Welcome to Don Som Riverside Guesthouse. Our guesthouse-homestay is located on Don Som (island), one of the islands of Si Phan Don (4000 Islands) in southern Laos. We are the only guesthouse on Don Som More and our place is basic but gives you a good opportunity to both relax and experience local village life on one of the islands. We are not far from Don Det, Don Khone and Don Khong and it's not difficult to reach us from these islands and from Pakse. We also organize cooking classes, rent out bicycles and some other activities. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Room Service
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$11 - US$15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Laos > Champasak Province > Don Som
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
3
Price range
US$11 - US$15 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
Laos > Champasak Province > Don Som
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Traveler (43)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (1)
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Sorry no you can not bring a car with you. It is not a ferry at all it’s a boat made of wood ! it’s more likely that you will travel with pigs and cows on the boat than with people owing a car ... there are actually not a... More
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