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Phongsavanh Resort Reviews

Phongsavanh Resort, Baan Poorn Peng, Vang Vieng, Laos

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88 Total Reviews
  • 84%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 72%Location
  • 83%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 86%Cleanliness
  • 79%Facilities

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We stayed in a very dark room, with only one light working so it was very difficult to manage properly. Our bathroom had a serious ant infestation and so did the main room, we told the reception asap and they said they'd sort it however it only seemed to make the problem worse.


Beautiful property, like staying in a fairy garden. Rooms were very clean and aircon and fan worked very well. About a 10/15 minute walk to downtown. Not bad, but at night a bit sketchy. Not much social atmosphere, but its a nice place and none of the hostels have aircon in town. would definitely stay here again.


Very nice place. Outside vang viengs crazy main street but still in a walking distance. Lovely bungalows with good beds and strong AC. Is a entire family running the place and they are all lovely. The food is also good!


A little bit out of town but it's a 5 min walk. Nice and quiet. A little bit pricier to stay there but rooms were nice.


Good value for money, however it is a little far from the town, but it is quiet and away from the "party" atmosphere so that is a plus. If you book a bus with reception, make sure they give you a bus ticket because that was an issue when I got to the bus station. Food at the restaurant is pricey compared to town. Cleanliness in room could be a little bit improved (some spiderwebs in corners), but overall, good value for money.


Very nice hotel, big spacious rooms.


Excellent stay. Was upgraded free of charge from single to double deluxe. Clean and spacious rooms. Would definitely stay there again...


This is a lovely guesthouse set in beautiful gardens, with friendly staff and a nice restaurant. The double room we stayed in was spacious and very comfortable. It was nice to be outside of the centre, while being able to walk there in 5 minutes. A great spot!


Bit far out, one of the girls we were with wasn't comfortable walking back alone. Otherwise excellent, owner and manager both amazing. I'd stay again.


I would stay here again. It's quite yet still really close to town. I was originally worried about Mosquitos/Malaria since it was so lush, but the staff do a very good job at smoking them out. Very helpful and friendly staff. We booked all our tours and you can also book bus tickets as well (best to do this one day before).


The resort is located just across the 'old airstrip' (unused!) 5 min walk from town. It is set around a central garden/courtyard area that also has hammocks to relax in. We sat on our balcony a few nights just enjoying the relaxed atmosphere. The internet is functional (not super fast) but fine for checking travel websites etc. The owner, from New Zealand, and the other staff are really helpful for local information, tours, buses etc. Overall, one of the best places we have stayed in.


Recommend this place. The rooms are nice and clean. They clean it in the mornings and the staff is super helpful. They assisted us with everything and answer all of our inquires. The owners are amazing and really good hosts. The only thing is that is not close to the main beach so will have to take several taxis... But on the good side is quite to sleep and calm even on full moon party


Beautiful spot, room was spacious, clean, and cozy. The only downside was that sound from our upstairs neighbours carried a lot, but luckily they didnt tend to stay up late. This was a lovely place; would definitely book here again!


This resort is just outside of town--which can be a blessing if you want a quiet nights sleep. While not a backpacker's resort by any sense, as a solo traveler, I still was able to meet some people for adventures into town. The owners are extremely helpful and clearly know the area well. This is an ideal spot if you want a few nights to relax with some privacy, but not where you want to go if you are looking for a raging dorm/hostel party.


Good location, sloppy staff. The mngr. can't can't handle the stress and it shows. His response to a customer asking why the wifi doesn't work is "good luck". He can't refer you to good places to eat he claims go to the night market...which is a few stands out front that are open all day? -not exactly night market. Made us change rooms to find out no one even took our old room! Bed was atrocious in second room and cold showers, with a moldy sent that oozes out of wc. Wifi does not work at all

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