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Kounsavan Guesthouse

Chaotonkham Rd Ban Tongchaleurn, Luang Prabang 0600 Laos
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#47 of 289 B&Bs / Inns in Luang Prabang

Finding an ideal budget friendly guest house in Luang Prabang does not have to be difficult. Welcome to Kounsavan Guesthouse, a nice option for travelers like you.

Close to some of Luang Prabang's most popular landmarks, such as Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham (0.3 mi) and Vat Visounarath (0.3 mi), Kounsavan Guesthouse is a great destination for tourists.

Kounsavan Guesthouse offers guests an array of room amenities including air conditioning, and getting online is possible, as free wifi is available.

The guest house offers a 24 hour front desk, baggage storage, and currency exchange, to make your visit even more pleasant. The property also features a pool and free breakfast. Guests arriving by vehicle have access to parking.

While in Luang Prabang be sure to experience local oyster favorites at Rosella Fusion Restaurant.

During your visit, be sure to check out Alms Giving Ceremony (0.6 mi), which is a popular attraction within walking distance of the guest house.

Kounsavan Guesthouse looks forward to welcoming you on your visit to Luang Prabang.

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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Shuttle bus service
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
24-hour front desk
Outdoor pool
Breakfast in the room
Non-smoking hotel
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
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Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Thai, Vietnamese
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mrwangShanghai wrote a review Mar 2018
Shanghai, China915 contributions68 helpful votes
I booked a private room with my own shower and bathroom, and a little terrace, where I had my breakfast. It was clean and comfortable. There is a swimming pool, where you can relax after a long day. I traveled alone and this is a good place to meet people. You can rent a motorbike just nearby the guesthouse. Night market is very close.
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Date of stay: August 2017
Trip type: Traveled solo
Allan152 wrote a review Mar 2018
Monterey167 contributions69 helpful votes
First of all, people should realize that this is a hostel, with a wing of private rooms. As such, it has a hostel atmosphere, which I enjoy and others might not. It is clean, if a little shop worn. It has a good location, close to the night market. It has an inviting swimming pool, but be aware that there is no ladder. If you are going for the pool, make sure you are young/and/or limber enough to hop out and maintain your dignity. I stayed in one of the private rooms. I stayed during the Lunar New Year holidays, when everything in town was booked out and double priced. Otherwise the price is fair for a private room. The room comes with a free breakfast, which is good. I would have given it an average rating, but for the staff, who are friendly and helpful. For me, that is enough to boost the rating to very good.
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Date of stay: February 2018
Trip type: Traveled solo
sj15 wrote a review Feb 2018
Liverpool, United Kingdom114 contributions39 helpful votes
This guesthouse (which I thought was a hostel) it's a bit of both. It's in a brilliant location. There is a shop next door (be careful the man tried to over charge us). It is very close to food market which turns into night market at night, I would recommend you visit there. It is also close to the temples and museum (walking distances). You can book sleeper buses/mini vans and vip buses through them good price. You can even rent scooters. The pool here is lovely to relax at for a day or two. The food for breakfast is simple 5 choices nice and easy. I tried half of them and they were nice. You can also book tours from here are good prices. The staff are lovely and friendly, we had originally only planned to stay a few nights. I sadly fell off my scooter which prevented me from walking for a while. My boyfriend and I were easily accommodated by this, staff even helped at the time of the incident. Do not be put off by the bad reviews okay there are a few things that are broken but everywhere has a few things that are broken. It's a really good price and very good to meet others. If I were to return to Luang Prabang I would 100% stay here.
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Date of stay: February 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Juliet H wrote a review Dec 2017
Melbourne, Australia11 contributions8 helpful votes
As a solo traveller, this hostel was great for meeting people and socialising. The common area is always full of people, which actually is a bit noisy at night. It’s what I’d consider to be a party hostel. There’s no night life in Luang Prabang except for a bowling alley, so most people drink and play games in big groups in the hostel common area. I stayed in a four-bed dorm. There were no lockers or any kind of security. The air conditioning is turned off all day, so if you’re not well or want to lie down for a rest during the day it’s impossible as it’s very hot. The bathrooms are connected to the common area, and are disgusting – almost unusable. The hostel is in a really good location, within walking distance to the main part of town, and very close to the night market.
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Date of stay: June 2017
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Trip type: Traveled solo
Holidays_soon wrote a review Dec 2017
Newcastle148 contributions50 helpful votes
This is the worst hotel I have stayed at, I was expecting basic but it is filthy with broken things everywhere that they seem to have no inclination to fix. I have never seen so many cobwebs outside a ghost train. Dirty mats at door and by bathroom. Broken clothes rail. The bedding and mosquito net had lots of rips. The bathroom door couldn't be opened properly as the shower rail had moved down. Not even sure why there was a rail as there was no curtain. No grout in floor tiles so it wasn't clean. Ceiling was mouldy and dripped through the night. Toilet roll holder was broken and only half a roll given. Complained but manager wouldn't do anything. No otherrooms available. Tried to get another hotel but no availability at this point so we had to stay. Pool area has lots of broken sunloungers. No steps into pool. Lots of cracked, sharp edges. Wifi is very temperamental. Breakfast was basic. No milk for tea/coffee only a disgusting creamer. They kept turning off the fridge in our room. Only good thing is the location.
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Date of stay: November 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kounsavan Guesthouse
Which popular attractions are close to Kounsavan Guesthouse?
Nearby attractions include Traditional Arts and Ethnology Centre (0.3 km), The Morning Market (0.5 km), and Wat Mai Suwannaphumaham (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kounsavan Guesthouse?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Kounsavan Guesthouse?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kounsavan Guesthouse?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kounsavan Guesthouse?
Conveniently located restaurants include Two Little Birds Cafe, 525 Cocktails & Tapas, and Main Street Bar and Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kounsavan Guesthouse?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Kounsavan Guesthouse located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 km away from the centre of Luang Prabang.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Kounsavan Guesthouse?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Thai, and Vietnamese.
Are there any historical sites close to Kounsavan Guesthouse?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Wat Manorom (0.5 km) and Wat Tat Luang (0.5 km).