Halolao Backpackers Reviews
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bedroom clean and tidy, bathroom clean but could do with coat of paint. But this is Laos and was good value for money. Oposite hostel was quad bike rental Tour was fantastic would recomend to anyone. Would stay again at this place again Hostel has new owners who are doing a good job nothing was too much trouble and they had a sense of humour
This place really sucks. Where to begin. Paper-thin walls in which you can hear someone sneezing next door while you are in the bathroom. The neighborhood is far from everything. Dimly lit and dark rooms, the laundry came back unfolded and some clothes ripped. Just no reason to stay here when there are so many many better places for same price. Go by Joma Cafe side-street and find a room there. No reservations needed as there is always space.
This hostel is more expensive than most, but not worth the money.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 25-30
- (5 reviews)
This is one of the worst places I've stayed at. It's dark, dirty and depressing. The bed was terrible, and the springs were digging into my ribs. There were rats in the roof, and the bed linen is full of holes and not particularly clean. The bathroom is very dirty and full of stains. But it's cheap! I booked for 3 nights but ended up only staying for 1. It was just too depressing. It's an absolute hole in my opinion. The staff there was ok, not particularly helpful but was pleasant.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 41+
- (7 reviews)
The hostel is not too far from downtown. Zou can find anz other for the same price closer with a private bathroom. Bz booking zou will paz more than passing bz.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 41+
- (8 reviews)
Well you get what you pay for with this place, staff didnt speak the best english, the laundry came back smelling worst then when it left, like it was just washed in water and hung out in the sun. Room had dirty/stained sheets, holes in the ceiling & marks on the walls. The place bascally could do with a lick of paint, they lock the main house at 10:30 so those out coming back in the early hours and bang on the door until someone answers. Its nicely tucked out the way with 5min walk to centre
- Avid Traveller
- British Indian Ocean Territory
- Couple, 25-30
- (20 reviews)
Overpriced for the facilities available. Rooms were dirty, bathrooms dirty. We found a place around the corner for cheaper and much cleaner/newer & nicer staff. I wouldn't stay here again.
- New Zealand
- Male, 25-30
- (28 reviews)