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Cold River

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Initially booked a couple of nights at cold river following a recommendation. We then extended for a further 6 days as we were enjoying our time in Luang prabang and the relaxed atmosphere of cold river. Room with balcony was nice. Breakfast was delicious. Very accommodating owners and staff. Overlooked the river and was very peaceful. 15 minutes walk to...

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Luang Prabang, Laos
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This charming guesthouse occupies a trio of traditional wooden buildings near the edge of the Khan river - on the east side of town, down a quiet lane off Ban Mueanna Street. This is a particularly tranquil and secluded spot: even the cockerels politely decline to start crowing much before dawn (across most of Asia, 3am is the more common...

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

Agree with the reviews on here. Clean rooms, great breakfast, excellent hospitality - special thanks to Mr. Pan, and conveniently located water coolers. Be aware that Cold River is a good 15-20 minutes walk from the central area of LP or the Mekong.

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Macau, China
Reviewed 30 March 2017

It's a very family oriented hostel run by a French Coupon. It's very peaceful here. Guests will hop in and out and sit in the courtyard area for chit chatting and relaxing, a perfect place to know people and enjoy the slow life in Laos.

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We felt like home at Cold River, the owners were lovely, really helpful and the staff was professional, welcoming and warm! The room was basic, comfortable and clean and the breakfast was super tasty, with fruits, yogurt, crepes/cakes, bread, home made jam and a choice of eggs or Lao dishes (soup or rice). We definitely recommend and would stay again...

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Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We spent 5 nights at Cold River. It is a very nice guesthouse, located close to the center and with very welcoming and warm staff/owners. For us, the highlight was the cleanliness of the rooms and the breakfast. We usually check the bed for bugs and we could see that even below the mattress the bed was spotlessly clean, which...

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Reviewed 27 March 2017

We had booked a standard double room here for 4 nights after having read rave reviews and seen photos etc. On arrival we were quite disappointed with the room size, particularly the bathroom which looked as if you would have to squeeze in between toilet and basin to have a shower. As a result we had to upgrade to a...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stayed in Luang Prabang for 4 nights and choose Cold River Hotel after reading rave reviews of this hotel. Well, the reviews are not wrong, my wife and I find this place a cozy, pleasant place to stay in. We are served great breakfast every morning, and the staff aim to please. The downside of this hotel is that it...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We loved staying at Cold River. The room was comfy and the balcony view of the river was nice. Great breakfast, lots of choices. Wonderful staff, everyone was friendly and very helpful - the staff spent a lot of time answering our questions as we got oriented to the city, made great suggestions for things to do, and made bookings...

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Reviewed 23 February 2017

This hotel receives some fantastic reviews so I am probably the exception here! The positives are that as mentioned many times, Marion is a fantastic host and makes you feel very welcome. Also if you choose a balcony room, the views are amazing, just be prepared for mosquitos as is to be expected next to the river! The location is...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Find charm and style in this professionally and family run hotel. Located 15 minutes walking from the night market, in a small cobbled street overlooking the Nam Khan River, we have rustic modern furniture with beautiful artwork in each room. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cold River

Address: 01/05 Ban Mueanna, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: RM95 - RM146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Cold River 2*
Number of rooms: 15
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Cold River Guest House Hotel Luang Prabang
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“Choose a deluxe room if you don't want a very tiny bathroom”
luckyeddys, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose the room with a balcony that face the river. The scenery is worth it.”
KL542015, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“River View”
jt01LymeRegis, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The upstairs rooms tend to have a better view. Turn on air0con before accepting the room: it can be a little noisy”
Tkjuliet, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Book in advance, and cross check on single bed availability if need arises.”
rakz, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
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