Avalon Hotel

070 Rue Phnom Pen Unit 8, Vientiane, Lao Peoples Dem Rep | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Vientiane

Good to be travelling again!

A travel blog entry by wreckedagain2 on Oct 18, 2009

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We flew from Ko Samui to Bangkok and then on to Vientiane, care of Air Asia. I have to say that AA have been great all through our travels.



Arriving at the airport at Vientiane, we had to go through passport control and complete paperwork that unfortunately wasn't available on our flight. Chaos ensued with all the passengers …

What a dump of a city.....

A travel blog entry by lizandpaul on Mar 06, 2014

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Vientiane proved a real disappointment, grubby, faded and in need of a good injection of atmosphere. Yes there is a lot of new buildings going up, mainly with foreign investment and yes areas such as the Presidential Palace and Embassy's were well manicured and tended, but behind the facade lay dirty grubby backstreets full of inhabitants that …

Funny how a short flight can take all day

A travel blog entry by retired_robert on Feb 13, 2012

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Up fairly early and after breakfast packed my bag and left it in reception. I hate waiting for flights as you have that sort of 'Homeless' feeling with no room to go back to. Went for a wander and was going to hang about in the Lin Cafe which is a rather nice stylish cafe in the 'Old Quarter' of Savannakhet. However I saw a tall guy walk up with …

Squished rice sausages

A travel blog entry by heather-matt

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... sour soup, sticky rice and spicy chicken - with possibly no spice! As that's what the waiter kept repeating back. On the table behind us we watched a weird man eat sticky rice with his fists making them into huge sausages - Tramp!
We had beer Laos which was good. We then headed along the night market and Matt bought a t-shirt (no surprise).

When we got back we decided to sleep from 8:30 until morning.
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And So It Begins

A travel blog entry by laura1

... her stops was at the COPE visitor center, a free exhibit about the UXO problem in Laos and the work being done to provide prosthetics and mobility devices to UXO victims. Not surprisingly, Handicap International works closely with COPE. Phongsavath, a 19-year old UXO victim who works with both COPE and HI, was part of the tour. I had met Phongsavath the previous week during our strategy workshops. He is a super sweet guy, but has ...

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This hotel, located on 070 Rue Phnom Pen Unit 8, Vientiane, is near Pak Ou Caves, Sisaket Temple & Museum, Presidential Palace, and Vat Phou Temple.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAvalon Hotel Vientiane

    Reviewed by retired_robert

    Verry Good Hotel

    Reviewed Feb 13, 2012
    by (9 reviews) Edinburgh , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    At first the location appears poor but it's a short walk to decent restaurants and bars.Also handy for laundries. Nice quiet street. Well furnished rooms and lobby. Good breakfast esp if you get the baguettes just as they arrive from the bakery. seems to be used by 'Explore' for their group tours.

    The second time I stayed here I got a single room. OK no TV no fridge but otherwise ame standard and at $15 a real steal!

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

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