Where to stay in Luang Prabang
The ancient village of Luang Prabang , located in Northern Laos, was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995.As the main tourist destination in Laos and considered by many as the most beautiful place in all of Southeast Asia, prices for food, drinks and accommodation are higher than in the capital of Laos, Vientiane.
Luang Prabang is a really small city, so it is possible to reach any point in the city on foot, no matter what area you decide to stay in.However, it is in the center of the city where you can find the largest offer of hotels, shops and nightlife, so it is advisable to stay in this part of the city.
The center of Luang Prabang consists of four main streets, through which every morning hundreds of monks from the various surrounding monasteries walk in a process of “collection of souls”.The most important points of the city are located right there in the center, such as the wonderful National Museum and the famous Night Market .
On the map showing the best area to stay in Luang Prabang are located a selection of the best hotels to stay .
If you are interested in knowing where to stay in Luang Prabang you may also be interested in knowing where to stay in Vientiane
Cheap accommodation in Luang Prabang
Laos like most of its neighboring countries in this part of Asia continues to be a destination for backpackers , young people traveling on a budget.Luang Prabang offers this type of traveler a wide range of accommodation that is cheaper than the more expensive hotels.
The most common option is the Guest House , which is usually a small hotel in a house where you can find rooms for yourself for about 15 euros a night.There are also the Guest House more elegant which can be more expensive
The cheapest option to stay in Luang Prabang are the hostels with shared room, in these hostels we can sleep for less than 10 euros a night although there are also hostels more modern and equipped which are as expensive as a Guest House.For the modest price of 10 euros we can find hostels with shared bed that offer breakfast included and clean towels for showers.what else can you ask for!
Most of the accommodations in Luang Prabang also offer airport shuttle but it is not included in the price and it is paid separately.