Lani Guest House

281 Thanon Setthathirat, Vientiane, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
Prices starting from $42.00

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A travel blog entry by carrhaughan on May 25, 2014

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We pull into the northern bus station in Vientiane at around two in the afternoon, and secure a ride downtown on a songthaew for (of course) 10000 kip each. It seems fairly quiet, but then it's Sunday. We’ve booked into a boutique guesthouse located centrally, and one which clearly has delusions of grandeur given it looks nothing much like …

Please Don't Rush

A travel blog entry by vagabondtour


... Asia. The best bit is the abundance of food stalls that spring up. The choice is huge, the food tasty and very cheap.

On one of the days I jump on a local fast boat and head up the Mekong to Pak Ou caves which is about a two trip up the river. On the way we stop at a local village with the name of Whiskey Village. This is where the local tipple is brewed from fermented rice. It has an alcohol content of about 50% and tastes bloody awful. A lot of the bottles ...

Vietnam Part 2 and Laos

A travel blog entry by jamesdebra


... safety briefing and shown to our rooms. Our room was really nice – nicer than some of the hotel rooms we have stayed in! After getting settled we had lunch as we headed out into the bay.

Lunch was amazing. There was mountains of food which just kept coming and coming. There was squid and fish and seafood soup, and also chicken, pork and beef dishes, as well as veges. It was incredible. In addition to all this I also got given a plate of french fries ...

Maggots for breakfast

A travel blog entry by nickandbon


... in the morning. Me and Nick shared the treehouse with our two Dutch friends, and as soon as we arrived the sighting of the first rat was spotted! Me and Madieke screamed liked little little girls, and nervously laughed our way through the evening. It was a laugh or cry situation, as we were stuck in this treehouse for 12 hours full of rats and huge bloody gross things with wings. We decided the only way we were going to get through the next 12 hours is if we had alcohol ...

Not Even Sure What Country We're In Anymore.

A travel blog entry by abirdjbird


... in a really awesome cobbled street) was a HUGE market. It was mahousive. At one point I thought it wasn't going to end. There were lots of side markets that were dedicated to food, and a stall that was a buffet where you paid $1 for a bowl and stuffed AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE in that bowl. I grant that some of it was real gross but the majority was pleasant enough. There was a stall dedicated to chicken that had the best breadcrumb coating everrrr. Luang Prabang is known for ...

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This hotel, located on 281 Thanon Setthathirat, Vientiane, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsLani Guest House Vientiane

    Reviewed by joelandsonia

    perfectly nice place

    Reviewed Mar 12, 2011
    by (15 reviews) Reston , United States Flag of United States

    a short walk to the riverfront, we found this shady guesthouse to be a very nice, clean place to stay. The hotel staff are extremely helpful.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Lani Guest House Vientiane

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good