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Vang Vieng, Laos
Reviewed 12 October 2016

I have stayed at FM on multiple occasions. The staff are always friendly and more than willing to go the extra mile to help when I ask. The dorms are clean and lovely, but if you can afford the extra little bit of cash, the private room with its own bathroom is amazing. Cable tv and the comfort of a...

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United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Having travelled the world and visited different countries, we could say that this is one of the worst places We have ever been. If you are looking for a low budget hostel there are plenty in the city that may be better. One of our crew was hospitalised for strong gastritis, the staff from the hotel was not helpful at...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for 2 nights in the 16 bed mixed dorm room. There was a decent fan keeping the room cool, good blackout curtains and the beds were comfy. Each bed has a full size security locker for your backpack. I stayed on the first floor and there was only one toilet/shower cubicle which made for a long wait...

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Thank K L
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

The dorm beds were fine, the toilets clean. The breakfast was included in the cheap price. However, don't expect huge portions. I personally had no problem with the staff, but noticed some uncomfortable interactions between the owner and other guests. Big plus is the pretty decent pool table.

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Thank Guy F
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Ken your a top bloke!! HCMC DISTRICT 1 RULES!! Great A/C rooms for the value.. Very friendly and safe environment!! Must drink Cobra and Scorpion Loas Shine!!! Bloody loved it mate!! Will be returning frequently... Be warned dont go near the river at night and walk along as its border to thai n loas and you will get arrested and...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

In fairness the staff don't generally speak much English which might be why they come off as a bit rude, each morning was a struggle trying to just order breakfast as the staff were just lying around on their phones. Even then out of the 3 mornings each time something would be wrong e.g. Order black tea and would get...

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Thank Jamie N
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

A really good budget place to stay. We came as part of a school trip and it was really economical as we got a large dormitory to sleep the whole group of 16. The hostel offered a laundry service at a very reasonable price and they got it done in a very limited time before our early morning departure. The...

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Thank Danny M
Cape Town
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

This is a standard hostel, cheap dorms an privates with a free breakfast. However breakfast is very small and the privates have shared bathroom, which doesn't bother me, which could be a problem. The free pool table is the icing on the cake. Shaka bro

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Thank Mrefreddyg
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The rooms are fine, the people are friendly, the worker Ken is awesome. The location is perfect. I would suggest staying here in the future. It's not loud at night when you want to sleep, something I like. I would suggest renting the bikes, just follow the laws or you could get fine 50,pop KIP which goes into the police's...

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Sharon, Massachusetts
Reviewed 25 June 2016

The hostel was clean, AC in the room is strong, breakfast was fine, it's quiet at night, the location is great - so I'd give it a positive review overall. But definitely wasn't super happy with the staff, who are either not there or just pushing expensive tours on you, and the atmosphere was really lacking. I went during low...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Funky Monkey Hostel offers a variety of dorms and private rooms. All with A/C and fans, WiFi in all rooms, laundry service, lockers, 24 hour security and reception and complimentary breakfast each morning. All showers are equipped with hot water All solo and group travellers are welcome. Hang out in our common room to meet other guests. We provide local tourist information and maps as well bicycle and scooter hire to get you around town. We have in house travel consulting and booking facilities includes visa specialising in bus, airline and rail bookings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funky Monkey Hostel

Address: Francois Ngin Road, Ban Mixai, Chanthabouly District | Fa Ngum Road, Vientiane 856, Laos
Region: Laos > Vientiane Province > Vientiane
Price Range: €9 - €31 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Funky Monkey Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 28
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