Ultimate List of The Best Hostels in Laos

List of the Best Hostels in Laos : Updated for 2019

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Note: This article is updated in April 2019!

In this article you will find the; best hostels in Laos; best hostels in Luang Prabang; best hostels in Vang Vieng; best hostels in Vientiane.

Searching for the perfect hostel can be a bit overwhelming, especially when there are so many to choose from. Below is the ultimate list of the BEST HOSTELS IN LAOS, including prices, reviews, and locations, all in one place!

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The Best Hostels in Luang Prabang

Kounsavan Guest House / Hostel

PRICE: Dorms are around $8

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Laos?

FAMOUS FOR: Free breakfast, this hostel is also on the main road in the heart of the Old Quarter. It’s 200 meters away from Night Market. This hostel is sociable, good value, with a great location (right in the city center). All the simple things make this one of the best hostels in Luang Prabang.

Villa Merry Laos III Hostel

PRICE: Privates are around $15

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Laos?

FAMOUS FOR: It’s located in the center of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Luang Prabang. This hostel has a great party scene, a nice host, and great facilities. It’s a 5-minute walk from Visun Temple and the night market, plus it’s located in one of the oldest buildings in town, making it one of the best hostels in Luang Prabang.

Sisombath House Hostel

PRICE: Dorms around $5

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Laos?

FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is located in Ban Manos, 1 km from the city centre. They also offer free breakfast. There is a friendly staff, the free breakfast is good, and the overall price of the hostel is great. For its perfect combination of ‘shabby chic, ‘ Sisombath earns its place as one of the best hostels in Luang Prabang.

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The Best Hostels in Vang Vieng

Pan’s Place Guesthouse Hostel

PRICE: Dorm is around $4-5

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Laos?

FAMOUS FOR: It’s 300 m from the town centre on the main street, yet seems a world away from the noise and craziness. This hostel is a good price, small, and usually full of fellow backpackers, who would agree that this rustic little hideaway is one of the best hostels in Vang Vieng!

Easy Go Hostel

PRICE: Dorm is around $3-4

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Laos?

FAMOUS FOR: It’s a 2-minute walk from town and surrounded by mountains and the Nam Song River. This hostel is cheap, a great place to meet other travellers, and has super friendly staff. If your idea of the best hostels in Vang Vieng is to be far away from the noise and surrounded by nature, then Easy Go is the one for you!

Chillao Youth Hostel

PRICE: Dorms around $3-4

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Laos?

FAMOUS FOR: Only one of the best hostels in Vang Vieng would include a hair salon in the hangout area! 300 m from town,  the staff is friendly. There is a big hangout area where you can easily meet other travellers. Van and Viet are really nice owners and are very helpful and accommodating. Something truly unique!

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The Best Hostels in Vientiane

Backpackers Garden Hostel

PRICE: Dorm is around $6

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Laos?

FAMOUS FOR: 10-minute walk to the city centre, bars, temples. This hostel is a relaxed hostel, and the rooms are cheap. The staff is cheerful and friendly, and there are hot showers. Affordable prices, relaxation, actual hot showers and awesome staff make this one of the best hostels in Vientiane.

Funky Monkey Hostel

PRICE: Dorm is $5-6 and private is $10-13

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Laos?

FAMOUS FOR: Near the night market and down the road from the Mekong River. Great value for money, great atmosphere, and the wifi is pretty good too. Of course, one of the best hostels in Vientiane wouldn’t be complete without its own swimming pool!

Vientiane Backpackers Hostel

PRICE: Dorm is around $5

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Why is it one of the best hostels in Laos?

FAMOUS FOR: This hostel is in the centre of Vientiane and across the street from the Mixay Temple. This is a basic backpackers hostel, with good showers, hot water, and a good location.

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  1. The hostels in Laos, looks like the ones around the southern provinces in the Philippines we went to back in college. They look nice and well-maintained. Bookmarking this list! 🙂

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      Cheap but absolutely very decent places to stay 🙂 Glad you like our list of best hostels in Laos! Thank you Anne V ❤

  2. Laos had never been in my mind. Will search must see places in Laos and this list will definitely help if we travel this country.

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      Glad you like our list of best hostels in Laos 🙂 🙂 Always remember Janine, #dreamsdocometrue! ❤

  3. Sisombath House Hostel Luang Prabang got me! I’m pretty sure those graffiti art takes the party up a notch.
    Do Filipinos need Visa to enter Laos? Just wondering, perhaps we can visit too!
    Thanks for sharing!
    – Nik

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  4. Looks very affordable and clean. The mural paintings in the wall attracts my energy. Lovely indeed for travellers in Laos.

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      Definitely good value for your money 🙂 🙂 GLad you like our list of best hostels in Laos! Thank you Fernando 🙂

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  5. Some of it doesn’t even look like a hostel! 🙂 Everything looks clean and affordable…Thanks for a very informative post, will bookmark this for future reference.

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      Cheap but very satisfactory 🙂 Thank you Aurika. Glad you like our list of best hostels in Laos 🙂 🙂

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  6. of all the hostels listed here, I personally find Pan’s Place Guesthouse Hostel more interesting.. it has a nice and relaxing ambiance and the price is very reasonable.. thanks for sharing

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      no worries Bluedreamer27 🙂 🙂 glad you like our list of best hostels in Laos.. and good choice by the way 🙂

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