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6.8
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8.4
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Excellent location - Inside city center
Popular neighborhood
  • Lao National Museum250 m
  • Mekong Riverside Park350 m
  • Chao Anouvong Park440 m
  • Sisaket Temple & Museum610 m
  • Haw Phra Kaew760 m
  • Centre Culturel et de Coopération Linguistique990 m
  • Patuxai1.46 km
  • Wat Si Muang1.54 km
  • Pha That Luang3.49 km
  • Buddha Park17.91 km
  • 2-star Guesthouse/bed and breakfast
    Free Wi-Fi

    Mixok Guesthouse

    188 Setthathirate Road, Mixay Village, Vientiane City Center, Vientiane, Laos - See map
    "Good location and average facilities for your price."
    Torrie - April 10, 2016
    Good service
    6.6 rating for service
    Good comfort
    6.5 room quality and comfort
    • Located in heart of Vientiane

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

    • Daily housekeeping

    • Garden

    • Laundry service

    Cheaper than 99% of all properties in Vientiane in the last 24 hoursCompared to 520 Vientiane properties at Agoda for various dates
    Value for money6.8
    Location rating8.4
    Nearest airportWattay International Airport (VTE) - Laos
    Distance to airport4.1 km

    Rooms available at Mixok Guesthouse

    Standard Double
    Standard Double
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    • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
    • City view
    • 1 double bed
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    Standard Twin Bed
    Standard Twin Bed
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    • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
    • City view
    • 2 single beds
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    1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
    1 Person in 6-Bed Dormitory - Mixed
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    • Room size: 20 m²/215 ft²
    • Shared bathroom
    • 3 bunk beds
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    Single Room
    Single Room
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      2 Beds
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          What people love about Mixok Guesthouse

          • 8.0
            Very good
            Cleanliness

            "The room is clean and have a view of the street."

            Jeremy

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            January 16, 2016

          • 7.2
            Very good
            Location

            "Very good location and good value for money"

            Hoang V.

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            February 16, 2016

          • 6.4
            Good
            Location

            "Good location to stay at Vientiane."

            Toahiyuki

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            January 5, 2018

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          8.4/10
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          6.5/10
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          7.0/10
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          9.2
          Exceptional

          "Friendly staff, good clean room, comfy bed & pillows."

          Alex

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          August 19, 2017

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          60 mentions
          Housekeeping
          32 mentions
          Internet
          23 mentions
          Taxi
          3 mentions

          What they offer

          7.6
          Very good

          "The restaurant serves good coffee and breakfasts."

          Mark

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          December 17, 2018

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          Agoda Reviews (343)Booking.com Reviews (5)
          Cleanliness6.3
          Facilities5.3
          Location8.4
          Room comfort and quality6.5
          Service6.6
          Value for money6.8
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          9+ Exceptional (18)
          8-9 Excellent (40)
          7-8 Very Good (86)
          6-7 Good (70)
          <6 Below Expectation (112)
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          Mar - May (80)
          Jun - Aug (50)
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          Dec - Feb (121)
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          8.3
          Excellent
          Sik from Malaysia
          Group
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 1 night in January 2013

          Basic room ”

          Basic room, good location

          We stayed here for 1 night because we want to catch early morning flight. The room is clean with very basic need, but surprisingly wi-fi connection is very good for 2 floor room. The location of this guesthouse is very near to night market and surrounding with a lot of restaurants. The good thing is the room rate was included breakfast and it served in mixok inn(new building), we still able to had our breakfast (serve 7AM onward) before heading to airport.

          Reviewed February 03, 2013
          7.6
          Very good
          Mark from Thailand
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in December 2018

          Well priced and centrally located to the travelers area”

          The price for a room is approx 18 USD per night which is quite reasonable. The rooms are small but adequate for 1 or 2 nights before moving on. The staff will arrange onward bus tickets and transportation for travel to other destinations. The restaurant serves good coffee and breakfasts.

          Reviewed December 17, 2018
          8.4
          Excellent
          MAYLEE from United States
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in February 2019

          Good customer service...”

          I reserved one night room at this location and when I arrived all the room are booked. The staff was be able to get a room from a hotel across for me....

          Reviewed February 25, 2019
          6.4
          Good
          Anthony from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

          Budget Guesthouse”

          The location is brilliant, although it’s situated on a main road so wherever you are in the guesthouse yo can hear the traffic. Avoid the front rooms which overlook the street as the traffic noise is unbearable. It’s an extremely basic guesthouse but it’s quite cheap for Vientiane , 130,000 for a double room. The lobby is nice, they have a cafeteria and seating but the rooms really need renovating. No toiletries or soap supplied. WiFi is touch in the rooms and go but works well in the lobby. They offer a decent next day laundry service @10,000 kip a kilogram. Staff are fairly friendly but English is limited. No elevator of course. They have cctv security so it’s secure in that respect. If you can afford to pay several dollars more a night you can get a lot better hotel but if you’re on a tight budget this isn’t a bad option for a night or two. The Mixok inn 50 meters down the road is no longer the same business; they are now separated. You’ll need to ask front desk if you want your room cleaning. I was there 3 nights and it wasn’t cleaned but I was alone in a double room so it was okay. And I am environmentally conscious so I don’t think it’s necessary to change the towels everyday.

          Reviewed February 13, 2018
          8.4
          Excellent
          Franciscus from Netherlands
          Business traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 4 nights in February 2016

          Central, simple and effective”

          Unfortunenately had to leave earlier (two days) than plneed and expected. Was called away and then met with the hotel policy, so in this respect it is better not to book too many days in advance because the hotel policy does not cater for reinbursements but possibly only for rescheduling! (awaiting approval)

          Reviewed February 16, 2016
          6.3
          Good
          Riet from Netherlands
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 4 nights in July 2014

          Mixok Guesthouse”

          place

          guesthouse good but a very bad trip with the bus to pakxe . we payed for 6 places to mixok but we got only 3 seats in the bus. we claimed our money back by phone but mixod was not responseble she sayd. our advice

          Reviewed September 12, 2014
          8.0
          Excellent
          Danielle from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in March 2014

          Great central location”

          Centrally located, clean, good English speaking staff

          A great place to stay if you are passing through Vientiane. A little confusing on arrival as there is a Mixok Inn and a Mixok Guesthouse 5 doors away from each other. They are both owned BH the same person though so one will advise which one you are staying at. Both include breakfast but you have to walk to the larger of the two to have it which is no issue as its so close. The rooms are clean and feel safe. The tuk tuk from the main bus station drops you in the centre which is just over the road from the hostel which is great or just ask for Mixok and most drivers will know where it is in Mixay Village.

          Reviewed March 24, 2014
          9.7
          Exceptional
          SAOWANEE from Thailand
          Group
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 1 night in October 2013

          Friendly and easy.”

          Staff, Location, Price

          I checked in on Saturday with friendly staff, and it took a few minute to got the key room. There is a coffe shop beside the guesthouse and there are many tour packages for the tourist to choose if you want to sightseeing. And if you want to book the bus to the airport or the border is easy.

          Reviewed October 24, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          ARAM from Thailand
          Group
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 1 night in September 2013

          Good location”

          Cheap Location Clean

          I walk from the bus station and try to fine the hotel.It very easy to find because it locate in the center.You can walk to the night market just one block away.you can find manny food shop around this area also.The hotel is locate in a quiet place also no need to worry about any noise.The opposit to it is a Meesai temple.

          Reviewed September 17, 2013
          8.7
          Excellent
          zoe from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 3 nights in August 2013

          Great location, good value, clean”

          Location, fast internet, room size

          The location is perfect. Directly opposite are two small streets with loads of great restaurants on. A two minute walk takes you to the centre of town and it's five minutes to the history museum and river. the hostel was good value, clean and a big room with big windows. the road outside is very noisy but not at night and our room was at the back so we had no trouble at all.

          Reviewed September 11, 2013
          8.7
          Excellent
          Daniel from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in August 2013

          Short and sweet”

          Mr Tou @ Mixok Inn across the road, breakfast

          We ended up checking into the wrong hotel at 4am (the Mixok Inn across the road) the day before our booked night as our bus arrived early. When we woke we found this out but had decided to leave straight away for Vang Vieng. None the less Mr Tou sorted this confusion out at no extra cost!! The room was basic but very clean!!

          Reviewed August 30, 2013
          9.0
          Exceptional
          Renae from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in July 2013

          Perfect for a couple of nights”

          Central, clean, breakfast included

          I had a nice stay at this hotel. It was cheap and I have no complaints. There was no lift but I didn't have an issue with the stairs. Wifi worked fine. Great place to stay if your looking for something cheap and central.

          Reviewed August 11, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          Anthony from United States
          Business traveler
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 2 nights in December 2012

          Basic Rooms, Clean Enough”

          Close to all the major restaurants, bars and temples

          This is a very basic hotel. Good for an overnight stay or two if you're just in Vientiane as a stopover as most people do. There's nothing really special about the hotel. It is clean enough, but the street noise can be quite loud. Breakfast is included and is again basic. But the hotel is close to all the major sights in Vientiane. It is walking distance from good restaurants, bars, and the river.

          Reviewed August 09, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          Anthony from United States
          Business traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 3 nights in August 2012

          Simple, Clean and Close to Major Sights”

          Location, Basic and Clean Rooms,

          We usually stay in Vientiane as a stopover. The Mixok Guesthouse is definitely a no frills accommodation, but it's clean enough if you're just looking for a place to crash. Sometimes, the noise from the street can be quite loud and the room we stayed in had a musty smell to it. The good thing about the hotel is that it is close to nice restaurants, the river, temples, travel agencies and all the other major sights in Vientiane.

          Reviewed August 09, 2013
          8.0
          Excellent
          Nicole from United States
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in July 2013

          My stay was not very long but an ok one. ”

          One of the cheapest places I could find with Agoda. It was clean although the sheets looked dingy. The staff was nice and the room came with breakfast included.

          The Mixok guest house was just that OK. It was clean but the first room I had smelt of smoke because I was located right next to the public balcony. The second room I had was located away from the balcony and did not smell. Both rooms had dingy looking sheets but you could tell they had been cleaned. The room is what you pay for. It wasn't a bad stay just wasn't amazing.

          Reviewed July 06, 2013
          3.7
          Ronan from Australia
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 3 nights in May 2013

          Very ordinary guesthouse. Avoid!”

          Nothing at all.

          One of the worst experiences I have had over years and years of travelling in Asia. The room was horribly dirty, the sheets were ancient and appeared not to have been washed, there was a huge crack in the door allowing anyone to look straight into our room, and the staff were rude and disinterested. The breakfast was not bad but otherwise this place is a hovel. Avoid!!

          Reviewed June 04, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          Anthony from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 2 nights in May 2013

          Above average budget hotel”

          Cable tv, A/C and wifi

          I've stayed in numerous hotels and guesthouses over the years and the standards are low and bad value for the money you pay. Mixok is a newer building than most of the run down derelict accommodation in this area of town. The rooms are new and decent and unusually for Vientiane budget hotels everything works. Other positives are an efficient A/C unit, cable TV with a good choice of channels and the hotel has a good CCTV system for security. I found this noisy as it was near the road. I requested to change to a quieter room and was given a room on the third floor away from the room which I really appreciated. All told I don't know a better place to stay in Vientiane in this price bracket. Breakfast is served at the Mixok Inn a few doors away from 7-10am. It's very simple, a couple of eggs and a baguette with jam and self serve coffee and tea, but its enough to get you started in the morning. Mixok is a decent place by Vientiane standards and I would stay there again without hesitation.

          Reviewed June 01, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          Anthony from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 2 nights in May 2013

          Good Value For Vientiane ”

          Cable tv, wifi and A/C

          I booked this guest house on Agoda and paid for a double room. I've stayed in numerous hotels and guesthouses over the years and the standards are low and bad value for the money you pay. Mixok is a newer building than most of the run down derelict accommodation in this area of town. The rooms are new and decent and unusually for Vientiane budget hotels everything works. Other positives are an efficient A/C unit, cable TV with a good choice of channels and the hotel has a good CCTV system for security. I was given room I found noisy as it was near the road. I requested to change to a quieter room and was given a room on the third floor away from the room which I really appreciated. All told I don't know a better place to stay in Vientiane in this price bracket. Breakfast is served at the Mixok Inn a few doors away from 7-10am. It's very simple, a couple of eggs and a baguette with jam and self serve coffee and tea, but its enough to get you started in the morning.They have no association with Mixok, their annoying presence is just incidental. Mixok is a decent place by Vientiane standards and I would stay there again without hesitation.

          Reviewed June 01, 2013
          7.0
          Very good
          Phillip from Afghanistan
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 2 nights in May 2013

          No Frills Place to Sleep in Decent Location”

          Location, Location, Location

          A basic no frills guest house in Vientiane. Could not complain as it was priced well on Agoda as an "insider deal". Agoda price was much cheaper than their walk-up rate and the rate offered to me when I wanted to extend my stay. No worries, just go upstairs and book another night on Agoda over their free WIFI rather than pay at the front desk...ka ching just saved another 8 bucks. Good location on Guest House row and a 5 minute walk to the river front and all the resto's. Good hot water, slow WIFI, decent AIRCON, handful of English channels on the Tele and rather comfy bed. I would likely stay here again based on value and price. Lodging in Vientiane is much more expensive than other locations in Laos. Prices are on par with Luang Prabang but the rooms are much less value. If you are into ladyboys this is the perfect location for you as you will have a good selection along the street that fronts the Guest House.....LOL

          Reviewed May 25, 2013
          5.3
          noor from Malaysia
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 4 nights in March 2013

          Very convinient”

          Near to bar & restaurant, interesting places, mekong river

          with the rate I pay USD20 its worth the money due to the convenience location to all the interesting places near by, 15 min by taxi from airport USD 6, 10 min walking to mekong river and night market which is available daily, 15 min walking to morning market also available daily, lots of bars and food stalls along the road, near to back packers or other economy hotels if you change your mind on place to stay.If you would like to travel to Vanvieng do get a public express bus behind the morning market which is so much cheaper than what the travel agent charge you, also other express bus to other areas.

          Reviewed April 06, 2013
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          Agoda Reviews (343)Booking.com Reviews (5)
          Cleanliness6.3
          Facilities5.3
          Location8.4
          Room comfort and quality6.5
          Service6.6
          Value for money6.8
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          8-9 Excellent (40)
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          6-7 Good (70)
          <6 Below Expectation (112)
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          8.3
          Excellent
          Sik from Malaysia
          Group
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 1 night in January 2013

          Basic room ”

          Basic room, good location

          We stayed here for 1 night because we want to catch early morning flight. The room is clean with very basic need, but surprisingly wi-fi connection is very good for 2 floor room. The location of this guesthouse is very near to night market and surrounding with a lot of restaurants. The good thing is the room rate was included breakfast and it served in mixok inn(new building), we still able to had our breakfast (serve 7AM onward) before heading to airport.

          Reviewed February 03, 2013
          7.6
          Very good
          Mark from Thailand
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in December 2018

          Well priced and centrally located to the travelers area”

          The price for a room is approx 18 USD per night which is quite reasonable. The rooms are small but adequate for 1 or 2 nights before moving on. The staff will arrange onward bus tickets and transportation for travel to other destinations. The restaurant serves good coffee and breakfasts.

          Reviewed December 17, 2018
          8.4
          Excellent
          MAYLEE from United States
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in February 2019

          Good customer service...”

          I reserved one night room at this location and when I arrived all the room are booked. The staff was be able to get a room from a hotel across for me....

          Reviewed February 25, 2019
          6.4
          Good
          Anthony from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

          Budget Guesthouse”

          The location is brilliant, although it’s situated on a main road so wherever you are in the guesthouse yo can hear the traffic. Avoid the front rooms which overlook the street as the traffic noise is unbearable. It’s an extremely basic guesthouse but it’s quite cheap for Vientiane , 130,000 for a double room. The lobby is nice, they have a cafeteria and seating but the rooms really need renovating. No toiletries or soap supplied. WiFi is touch in the rooms and go but works well in the lobby. They offer a decent next day laundry service @10,000 kip a kilogram. Staff are fairly friendly but English is limited. No elevator of course. They have cctv security so it’s secure in that respect. If you can afford to pay several dollars more a night you can get a lot better hotel but if you’re on a tight budget this isn’t a bad option for a night or two. The Mixok inn 50 meters down the road is no longer the same business; they are now separated. You’ll need to ask front desk if you want your room cleaning. I was there 3 nights and it wasn’t cleaned but I was alone in a double room so it was okay. And I am environmentally conscious so I don’t think it’s necessary to change the towels everyday.

          Reviewed February 13, 2018
          8.4
          Excellent
          Franciscus from Netherlands
          Business traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 4 nights in February 2016

          Central, simple and effective”

          Unfortunenately had to leave earlier (two days) than plneed and expected. Was called away and then met with the hotel policy, so in this respect it is better not to book too many days in advance because the hotel policy does not cater for reinbursements but possibly only for rescheduling! (awaiting approval)

          Reviewed February 16, 2016
          6.3
          Good
          Riet from Netherlands
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 4 nights in July 2014

          Mixok Guesthouse”

          place

          guesthouse good but a very bad trip with the bus to pakxe . we payed for 6 places to mixok but we got only 3 seats in the bus. we claimed our money back by phone but mixod was not responseble she sayd. our advice

          Reviewed September 12, 2014
          8.0
          Excellent
          Danielle from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in March 2014

          Great central location”

          Centrally located, clean, good English speaking staff

          A great place to stay if you are passing through Vientiane. A little confusing on arrival as there is a Mixok Inn and a Mixok Guesthouse 5 doors away from each other. They are both owned BH the same person though so one will advise which one you are staying at. Both include breakfast but you have to walk to the larger of the two to have it which is no issue as its so close. The rooms are clean and feel safe. The tuk tuk from the main bus station drops you in the centre which is just over the road from the hostel which is great or just ask for Mixok and most drivers will know where it is in Mixay Village.

          Reviewed March 24, 2014
          9.7
          Exceptional
          SAOWANEE from Thailand
          Group
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 1 night in October 2013

          Friendly and easy.”

          Staff, Location, Price

          I checked in on Saturday with friendly staff, and it took a few minute to got the key room. There is a coffe shop beside the guesthouse and there are many tour packages for the tourist to choose if you want to sightseeing. And if you want to book the bus to the airport or the border is easy.

          Reviewed October 24, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          ARAM from Thailand
          Group
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 1 night in September 2013

          Good location”

          Cheap Location Clean

          I walk from the bus station and try to fine the hotel.It very easy to find because it locate in the center.You can walk to the night market just one block away.you can find manny food shop around this area also.The hotel is locate in a quiet place also no need to worry about any noise.The opposit to it is a Meesai temple.

          Reviewed September 17, 2013
          8.7
          Excellent
          zoe from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 3 nights in August 2013

          Great location, good value, clean”

          Location, fast internet, room size

          The location is perfect. Directly opposite are two small streets with loads of great restaurants on. A two minute walk takes you to the centre of town and it's five minutes to the history museum and river. the hostel was good value, clean and a big room with big windows. the road outside is very noisy but not at night and our room was at the back so we had no trouble at all.

          Reviewed September 11, 2013
          8.7
          Excellent
          Daniel from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in August 2013

          Short and sweet”

          Mr Tou @ Mixok Inn across the road, breakfast

          We ended up checking into the wrong hotel at 4am (the Mixok Inn across the road) the day before our booked night as our bus arrived early. When we woke we found this out but had decided to leave straight away for Vang Vieng. None the less Mr Tou sorted this confusion out at no extra cost!! The room was basic but very clean!!

          Reviewed August 30, 2013
          9.0
          Exceptional
          Renae from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in July 2013

          Perfect for a couple of nights”

          Central, clean, breakfast included

          I had a nice stay at this hotel. It was cheap and I have no complaints. There was no lift but I didn't have an issue with the stairs. Wifi worked fine. Great place to stay if your looking for something cheap and central.

          Reviewed August 11, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          Anthony from United States
          Business traveler
          Standard Twin Bed
          Stayed 2 nights in December 2012

          Basic Rooms, Clean Enough”

          Close to all the major restaurants, bars and temples

          This is a very basic hotel. Good for an overnight stay or two if you're just in Vientiane as a stopover as most people do. There's nothing really special about the hotel. It is clean enough, but the street noise can be quite loud. Breakfast is included and is again basic. But the hotel is close to all the major sights in Vientiane. It is walking distance from good restaurants, bars, and the river.

          Reviewed August 09, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          Anthony from United States
          Business traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 3 nights in August 2012

          Simple, Clean and Close to Major Sights”

          Location, Basic and Clean Rooms,

          We usually stay in Vientiane as a stopover. The Mixok Guesthouse is definitely a no frills accommodation, but it's clean enough if you're just looking for a place to crash. Sometimes, the noise from the street can be quite loud and the room we stayed in had a musty smell to it. The good thing about the hotel is that it is close to nice restaurants, the river, temples, travel agencies and all the other major sights in Vientiane.

          Reviewed August 09, 2013
          8.0
          Excellent
          Nicole from United States
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 1 night in July 2013

          My stay was not very long but an ok one. ”

          One of the cheapest places I could find with Agoda. It was clean although the sheets looked dingy. The staff was nice and the room came with breakfast included.

          The Mixok guest house was just that OK. It was clean but the first room I had smelt of smoke because I was located right next to the public balcony. The second room I had was located away from the balcony and did not smell. Both rooms had dingy looking sheets but you could tell they had been cleaned. The room is what you pay for. It wasn't a bad stay just wasn't amazing.

          Reviewed July 06, 2013
          3.7
          Ronan from Australia
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 3 nights in May 2013

          Very ordinary guesthouse. Avoid!”

          Nothing at all.

          One of the worst experiences I have had over years and years of travelling in Asia. The room was horribly dirty, the sheets were ancient and appeared not to have been washed, there was a huge crack in the door allowing anyone to look straight into our room, and the staff were rude and disinterested. The breakfast was not bad but otherwise this place is a hovel. Avoid!!

          Reviewed June 04, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          Anthony from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 2 nights in May 2013

          Above average budget hotel”

          Cable tv, A/C and wifi

          I've stayed in numerous hotels and guesthouses over the years and the standards are low and bad value for the money you pay. Mixok is a newer building than most of the run down derelict accommodation in this area of town. The rooms are new and decent and unusually for Vientiane budget hotels everything works. Other positives are an efficient A/C unit, cable TV with a good choice of channels and the hotel has a good CCTV system for security. I found this noisy as it was near the road. I requested to change to a quieter room and was given a room on the third floor away from the room which I really appreciated. All told I don't know a better place to stay in Vientiane in this price bracket. Breakfast is served at the Mixok Inn a few doors away from 7-10am. It's very simple, a couple of eggs and a baguette with jam and self serve coffee and tea, but its enough to get you started in the morning. Mixok is a decent place by Vientiane standards and I would stay there again without hesitation.

          Reviewed June 01, 2013
          6.7
          Good
          Anthony from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 2 nights in May 2013

          Good Value For Vientiane ”

          Cable tv, wifi and A/C

          I booked this guest house on Agoda and paid for a double room. I've stayed in numerous hotels and guesthouses over the years and the standards are low and bad value for the money you pay. Mixok is a newer building than most of the run down derelict accommodation in this area of town. The rooms are new and decent and unusually for Vientiane budget hotels everything works. Other positives are an efficient A/C unit, cable TV with a good choice of channels and the hotel has a good CCTV system for security. I was given room I found noisy as it was near the road. I requested to change to a quieter room and was given a room on the third floor away from the room which I really appreciated. All told I don't know a better place to stay in Vientiane in this price bracket. Breakfast is served at the Mixok Inn a few doors away from 7-10am. It's very simple, a couple of eggs and a baguette with jam and self serve coffee and tea, but its enough to get you started in the morning.They have no association with Mixok, their annoying presence is just incidental. Mixok is a decent place by Vientiane standards and I would stay there again without hesitation.

          Reviewed June 01, 2013
          7.0
          Very good
          Phillip from Afghanistan
          Solo traveler
          Standard Double
          Stayed 2 nights in May 2013

          No Frills Place to Sleep in Decent Location”

          Location, Location, Location

          A basic no frills guest house in Vientiane. Could not complain as it was priced well on Agoda as an "insider deal". Agoda price was much cheaper than their walk-up rate and the rate offered to me when I wanted to extend my stay. No worries, just go upstairs and book another night on Agoda over their free WIFI rather than pay at the front desk...ka ching just saved another 8 bucks. Good location on Guest House row and a 5 minute walk to the river front and all the resto's. Good hot water, slow WIFI, decent AIRCON, handful of English channels on the Tele and rather comfy bed. I would likely stay here again based on value and price. Lodging in Vientiane is much more expensive than other locations in Laos. Prices are on par with Luang Prabang but the rooms are much less value. If you are into ladyboys this is the perfect location for you as you will have a good selection along the street that fronts the Guest House.....LOL

          Reviewed May 25, 2013
          5.3
          noor from Malaysia
          Couple
          Standard Double
          Stayed 4 nights in March 2013

          Very convinient”

          Near to bar & restaurant, interesting places, mekong river

          with the rate I pay USD20 its worth the money due to the convenience location to all the interesting places near by, 15 min by taxi from airport USD 6, 10 min walking to mekong river and night market which is available daily, 15 min walking to morning market also available daily, lots of bars and food stalls along the road, near to back packers or other economy hotels if you change your mind on place to stay.If you would like to travel to Vanvieng do get a public express bus behind the morning market which is so much cheaper than what the travel agent charge you, also other express bus to other areas.

          Reviewed April 06, 2013
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          • Excellent location
          • Lao National Museum
          • Vientiane Bus Station is within 1.07 km