This unique house is located almost at the top of the historic peninsula, where the Khan river meets the Mekong, in short walking distance to all sights and a small garden from where you can chat with the monks while enjoying your breakfast.
“A perfect location in the heart of the peninsula- sorta like a 5 star glamping experience. The house is super basic, but expansive in space and comfortable. We loved the garden patio that looks out to a neighbouring Wat- with monk & novices going about their daily routines. Highly recommend!!! We stayed for a month... would happily return. Damian the host is super responsive with assistance and local knowledge.”
while you are away from home, enjoy yourself in our new and spacious home. Neighborhood is safe, free parking is available, house is comfortable and clean. From the house to the old town it takes only 5 minutes walk acrossing the bamboo bridge.
“Hosts Alina and Pierre were always very helpful and responsive by text and in person, attending to requests straightaway. Charming property down a loose stone and dirt path (as pictured in the property photos) from Alina and Pierre's house. In a slightly quieter part of Luang Prabang over Nam Khan, on a lively intersection of Baan Phan Luang with the village wat, a small convenience shop, laundry/travel agent, 2 small cafes offering simple local noodle and rice-based dishes, and a very popular restaurant with more Lao-international-fusion selections by the bamboo bridge. Right over the garden wall of the accommodation is a pizza restaurant. I felt very privileged to witness the New Year's Eve ceremony in the temple and morning alms collection without the tourist jostle I've seen on previous visits to Luang Prabang old town. Just perfect. The only quibble is the Asian-style wet bathroom (with Western toilet) so the floor gets very slippery. A pool-type drainage mat might be a good idea for guest safety. My only other suggestion to other guests considering this property is that the area will not be suitable for anyone with moderate neuro and mobility challanges like my parents without transport arranged well ahead of time. The steps were too steep and uneven and the bamboo bridge too rickety for them to walk over. Not least, I'd like to put in a good word for Sittichai, a very lovely young 20something-year-old tuktuk driver Alina found us. He went out of his way and was always on hand to assist me with my parents. Though we didn't have a language in common, we managed with a combination of my broken Thai and Google Translate in Lao. Has the great quality of a communicator, unafraid to ask questions.”
This Lao traditional house was built in 1937 at the village on the way to Kuang Si waterfall, It was old and falling apart, just imagine many houses like this were tearing down and replaced with a modern cement one, luckily this precious house was rescued and in April 2005 the house was moved in to town, a pieces by pieces and days by days. We lived in this house more then 10 Years and now we would like to share this experience being in Lao oldest house with you who travel to Luang Prabang.
“Somsack's house was the perfect stay for our family traveling from different parts of the world looking for a modernized traditional Lao house to experience. We had plenty of space for all ten of us, and we really enjoyed spending time in different parts of the indoor and outdoor space of the beautiful architecture and garden of the property. Somsack was a warm and accommodating host, catering to our custom needs and providing us with insightful local knowledge. The house is not in the center of town, but is in a more peaceful atmosphere, a Tuktuk driver Mr. Tok was always ready to take us on short or long trips, and the house was setup with most of the basic necessities (milk, yogurt, bread, condiments, soaps..) so we didn't need to leave the house too much. We would highly recommend Somsack's house for a unique traditional house for a large group or family.”