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Mekong Guesthouse
Mekong Guesthouse
Mekong Guesthouse
Mekong Guesthouse
Mekong Guesthouse
Mekong Guesthouse
Mekong Guesthouse

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6.4

Good

169 reviews

169 reviews

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8.4

Excellent

Location rating score

Excellent location
Parking
FREE
Nearby landmarks
Vander store 130 m
The Pier Market - Sadet Pier 170 m
Tha Sadet Market 200 m
Nongkhai Kosol Clinic 310 m
Wat Pho Chai 630 m
Ruam Phaet Hospital 720 m
Prap Ho Monument 810 m
Eye Clinic 890 m
Ear, Nose, Throat Clinic 900 m
Nong Khai Bus Terminal 930 m

Mekong Guesthouse

519 Rim Khong Road, T. Meechai, Nongkhai City Center, Nongkhai, Thailand, 43000 - See map

The car parking and the Wi-Fi are always free, so you can stay in touch and come and go as you please. Conveniently situated in the Nongkhai City Center part of Nongkhai, this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options. Don't leave before paying a visit to the famous Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge. As an added bonus, restaurant is provided on-site to conveniently serve your needs.

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Highlights

920 meters to public transportation

Check-in/out [express]

Airport transport

Currency conversion service

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Facilities

Transport to airport

Car park

Shuttle service

Complimentary WIFi in all rooms

Check-in/out [express]

Luggage storage

Restaurants

Bar

Your dates are popular among travelersUsers are booking a place in Nongkhai every 30 minutes on Agoda.com
Value for money6.1
Distance to city center0.2 Km
Location rating8.4
Nearest airportWattay International Airport (VTE) - Laos
Distance to airport21.3 km

Rooms available at Mekong Guesthouse

Superior Twin Balcony
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  • Room size: 29 m²/312 ft²
  • River view
  • 2 single beds
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Deluxe Double
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Superior Twin
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  • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 single beds
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Superior Double Bed
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  • Room size: 23 m²/248 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 double bed
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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  • Balcony/terrace
  • Shower
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Superior Room (No Window,Area:22)
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    Superior Room (2 Single Bed / 1 Double Bed)
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      Deluxe Double Bed Room (No Window,Area:25)
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        Superior Twin Room with Balcony (No Window,Area:23)
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          Frequently asked questions

          What time is check-in and check-out at Mekong Guesthouse?

          Check-in is from 12:30 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hotel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

          How do I get to Mekong Guesthouse?

          Mekong Guesthouse is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of 500 THB. Just use the "Let us know what you need" section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Mekong Guesthouse also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the convenient shuttle service offered at the hotel. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Mekong Guesthouse has a car park right on site for maximum convenience. Parking is free for guests. If you're looking for an easy way to get around Nongkhai with private transportation, the hotel can arrange car rental for you.

          Is breakfast offered at Mekong Guesthouse?

          Adults can enjoy breakfast offered with an additional charge of 200 THB if not included in the room rate. You may save on breakfast costs with Agoda by booking a room with breakfast, which is often included for less than buying it at the hotel.

          What are my dining options at Mekong Guesthouse?

          Mekong Guesthouse features 2 on-site restaurants for your dining convenience.

          What is the smoking policy at Mekong Guesthouse?

          Mekong Guesthouse does not permit smoking in any of its rooms, but allows smoking in designated areas.

          What is the closest train, metro, or bus station to Mekong Guesthouse?

          The closest train, metro, or bus station to Mekong Guesthouse is Nong Khai Bus Terminal, 930 m away.

          What restaurants are nearby Mekong Guesthouse?

          Restaurants including Noi & Brendan's Riverview, Macky's Riverside Kitchen and N&N Restaurant are popular in Mekong Guesthouse’s neighborhood which is known as Nongkhai City Center.

          What popular shopping places are close to Mekong Guesthouse?

          Shopping options in Mekong Guesthouse’s Nongkhai City Center neighborhood include The Pier Market - Sadet Pier.

          What are popular attractions near Mekong Guesthouse?

          Mekong Guesthouse’s location in the Nongkhai City Center neighborhood makes it close to famous attractions including Wat Pho Chai, Nong Thin Public Park and Sala Kaew Ku (Wat Khaek).

          What popular natural sightseeing spots are close to Mekong Guesthouse?

          Mekong Guesthouse’s nearby natural sights include Phu Wua Wildlife Sanctuary located in the same Nongkhai City Center area.

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          Overall rating:

          6.4

          Good
          169 reviews
          Cleanliness
          6.3
          Facilities
          5.7
          Location
          8.4
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          More about Mekong Guesthouse

          More about Mekong Guesthouse

          Mekong Guesthouse

          Take a good wander and unveil the wonder of Nongkhai with a stay at Mekong Guesthouse.
          At Mekong Guesthouse, guests are bound to have a stress-free stay. Keep up with all your communications easily with the hotel's free Wi-Fi. Getting from and back to the airport can be easily arranged with the hotel's airport transfer services. Car hire and shuttle services provided by the hotel make it easy to plan your day trips, sightseeing, and more around Nongkhai.
          Guests can enjoy free parking right at the hotel. Front desk services including concierge service, express check-in or check-out and luggage storage can assist with your needs. Getting tickets for the city's best entertainment is easy through the hotel's ticket service and tours. Packing light is possible at Mekong Guesthouse thanks to the hotel's dry cleaning service and laundry service keeping your clothes clean.
          Feeling lazy? In-room conveniences like room service and daily housekeeping let you get the most out of your room time. For the comfort and health of all guests, smoking is not permitted anywhere within the hotel. Smoking is allowed only in the designated smoking areas provided by hotel.
          All rooms at Mekong Guesthouse are designed for comfort. For your comfort, some rooms at the hotel are equipped with air conditioning. Some rooms at Mekong Guesthouse even come with extra design features such as a balcony or terrace. In-room entertainment amenities are available in some rooms and include television and cable TV.
          In some select rooms, you can find a refrigerator, bottled water, a coffee or tea maker, instant coffee, instant tea and mini bar at your disposal. It's good to know that toiletries and towels are provided in some guest bathrooms.


          Dining and things to do

          A variety of convenient and tasty dining options are waiting for you at the hotel, for whenever you get hungry. A memorable night with your travel companions can be had without going far, at the hotel's bar. Do you prefer to cook your own meals? Then you'll love the in-house shared kitchen.


          Reasons to stay here

          Find some excellent dining options here, where past guests have rated onsite or nearby dining better than 82% of the city's other accommodations.

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          Amenities and facilities
          Review score
          Facilities

          5.7

          Most talked about facilities

          Housekeeping

          5 mentions

          Internet

          4 mentions

          View

          4 mentions

          Food & Dining

          1 mention

          Languages spoken

          • English
          • Lao
          • Thai

          Internet access

          • Complimentary WIFi in all rooms
          • Wi-Fi in public areas

          Things to do, ways to relax

          • Ticket services
          • Tours

          Dining, drinking, and snacking

          • Bar
          • Kitchen
          • Restaurants
          • Room service
          • Shared kitchen

          Services and conveniences

          • Concierge
          • Currency conversion service
          • Daily cleaning
          • Dry cleaning
          • Elevator
          • Laundry service
          • Luggage storage
          • Smoke-free property
          • Smoking area

          Access

          • Check-in/out [express]
          • Pets allowed
          • Security [24-hour]

          Getting around

          • Car park [free of charge]
          • Car park [on-site]
          • Rental car
          • Shuttle service
          • Transport to airport

          Available in all rooms

          • A/C
          • Balcony/terrace
          • Coffee/tea machine
          • Complimentary drinking water
          • Daily cleaning
          • Fan
          • Mini bar
          • Non-smoking
          • Private bathroom
          • Refrigerator
          • Satellite/cable channels
          • Shower
          • Toiletries
          • Wi-Fi [complimentary]
          Location
          519 Rim Khong Road, T. Meechai, Nongkhai City Center, Nongkhai, Thailand, 43000
          Excellent
          Location

          8.4

          Airports

          • Wattay International Airport (VTE) - Laos
            21.3 km
          • Udon Thani International Airport (UTH) - Thailand
            55.5 km

          Public transportation

          • Nong Khai Bus Terminal
            930 m
          • Nong Khai Railway Station
            2.7 km

          Hospital or clinic

          • Nongkhai Kosol Clinic
            310 m

          Convenience store

          • Tesco Lotus Express
            1.1 km

          Cash withdrawal

          • ATM
            170 m
          Distances shown are straight-line distances on the map. Actual travel distances may vary.
          Property policies
          Children and extra beds

          Extra beds vary by room. Please check each room's capacity for details.

          All children are welcome.

          Infant 0-1 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          Baby cot/crib may be requested directly from the property.
          Children 2-3 year(s)
          Stay for free if using existing bedding.
          If you need an extra bed, it will incur an additional charge.
          Guests 4 years and older are considered as adults
          Must use an extra bed which will incur an additional charge.
          Others
          • When booking 6 or more rooms, special policies may apply.
          Some helpful facts

          Check-in/Check-out

          • Check-in from12:30
          • Check-out until12:00
          • Reception open until21:30

          Getting around

          • Airport transfer fee500 THB
          • Distance from city center0.2 Km
          • Travel time to airport (minutes)45

          Extras

          • Breakfast charge (unless included in room price)200 THB

          The property

          • Non-smoking rooms/floorsYes
          • Number of floors2
          • Number of restaurants2
          • Number of rooms 25
          • Room voltage220
          • Year property opened2004
          • Most recent renovation2010

          Reviews of Mekong Guesthouse from real guests

          Provided by verified guests of Agoda
          Cleanliness6.3
          Facilities5.7
          Location8.4
          Room comfort and quality5.7
          Service5.8
          Value for money6.1
          High score for Nongkhai
          Rating
          9+ Exceptional (8)
          8-9 Excellent (10)
          7-8 Very Good (27)
          6-7 Good (31)
          <6 Below Expectation (60)
          Time of the year
          Mar - May (34)
          Jun - Aug (16)
          Sep - Nov (32)
          Dec - Feb (54)
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          8.7
          Excellent
          edward from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Superior Twin
          Stayed 1 night in October 2012

          great location”

          best location in town ,clean thai standard

          Nong Khai ,still nice quite city ,maybe one of the best in thailand ,new car park river front ,what mad man allowed that to be built someone please look after the old building still left ,your stay in Mekong riverside will find you in the heart of the city ,walking along the river walk at night great , this city is place for the those wishing to see the true thailand ,

          Reviewed December 16, 2012

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          7.3
          Very good
          Marinus from Netherlands
          Solo traveler
          Superior Twin
          Stayed 1 night in May 2012

          Nice location on the river Mekong”

          Nice big room with teak wood

          the hotel is located at the boulevard in nongkhai , nice view of the river. the rooms are ok , good stocked mini bar in the room. the reception is not so nice with unfriendly ladies who seams to be deaf and cannot speak. passport is not required , just filled in the paper and its ok. breakfast not included ,nut next door on the boulevard is a shop wher you can enjoy a big breakfast for baht ( go thasadej )

          Reviewed May 24, 2012

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          10.0
          Exceptional
          Ian from Australia
          Couple
          Deluxe Double
          Stayed 2 nights in February 2018

          Exceptional”

          Good Hotel on the mekong

          Reviewed February 13, 2018

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          7.7
          Very good
          Duane from United States
          Solo traveler
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 1 night in February 2012

          Worst hotel experience I can remember”

          Location is excellent if you want to be near the riverside

          my problems started at check-in when i was told that the room i had already booked and paid for was not available. i asked for my money back and magically the room was available. i unpacked and took a shower. when i turned the shower off it started making a loud, squealing type noise. it could easily be heard out in the hallway. i informed staff and left the room. i returned two hours later and the shower was not only still making the noise (but not quite as loud) but irate hotel guests in the next room were outside my room wondering what was going on. i turned the shower on and then off and the noise stopped.

          Reviewed February 18, 2012

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          9.7
          Exceptional
          surapong from Thailand
          Couple
          Superior Twin
          Stayed 1 night in January 2012

          best location”

          location,cleanliness

          this is the best location in Nongkhai.it is at the river side next to walking way along makhong river.you can lelax by walking along the river side looking at the oneway running water in makhong river.imagine this water will pass toward Laos, Camphochai,Vietnam and join the south Chaina sea. this hotel is very clean and we like the atmostphere of the wooden building very much.

          Reviewed January 27, 2012

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          7.3
          Very good
          Peter from Australia
          Couple
          Superior Twin
          Stayed 1 night in March 2011

          Classic old style hotel right on the Mekong”

          Position-on river, next to trade market & bus station

          A great Thai town,quite affluent from trade with Laos. Newly made riverside promenade fab, & Mekong Riverside in the middle.Clean, great food.

          Reviewed March 20, 2011

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          9.3
          Exceptional
          Renaud from United States
          Group
          Superior Twin
          Stayed 2 nights in June 2011

          Great location, clean rooms”

          Close to market, on river front

          the stay was great. -- only comment is that the receipt provided by agoda does not give a phone number for the hotel. we had a hard time finding the hotel by just the address, it would have been helpful to have the phone number printed on the receipt as well.

          Reviewed June 22, 2011

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          9.7
          Exceptional
          PETER from United Kingdom
          Solo traveler
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 3 nights in October 2014

          Nice hotel by the river”

          Location, helpful staff & vale for money

          A comfortable hotel beside river with large dining area. Staff were very helpful and friendly. Food was good and service was great. Traditional wooden style throughout hotel. Goood internet access.

          Reviewed October 27, 2014

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          8.0
          Excellent
          Thom from United States
          Family with young children
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 1 night in March 2015

          Pretty good stay”

          Location on the Riverfront, many good restaurants nearby,

          This is a quaint old fashioned hotel with teakwood floors and fixtures. At the onset it seemed to have a certain charm that pretty much got used up because of all of the noise from the River walk and the nearby restaurants and hotels. However this was my only complaint with this hotel, the noise finally abated about 10 or 11 pm and it was very quiet.

          Reviewed March 12, 2015

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          3.7
          Jenjira from Thailand
          Couple
          Superior Twin
          Stayed 1 night in April 2011

          Just short of a scam”

          Location

          This hotel represents itself as a hotel and charges hotel rates. These set of rooms are clearly guesthouse status (and they have signs to indicate this). The room itself, is very small and dirty, air conditioning not in good working order (kept room on the warmer side), sink was leaking, closet was tied with a string to hold it closed, and generally the staff were unfriendly and not helpful with service or our complaints. For example, they did not have anyone to help with carrying our luggage to our room. Moreover, there is enough total parking for about five vehicles and some of these are used by staff. A day before, my wife and I paid the same rate in Khon Kaen (two hours west of Nong Khai) as Mekhong guesthouse, for a beautiful (real) 4 star hotel set in a large setting of coconut trees, friendly staff and nice clean hotel room. The only positive aspect of Mekhong guesthouse is that it is in a good location downtown and it is beside the best Vietnamese restaurant in town. These surroundings, however, would never be enough reason to stay in this filthy dishonest business. FYI, my wife and I have never complained before about a hotel. This experience warrants official and unofficial complaints and we plan to write about this guesthouse misrepresenting itself.

          Reviewed April 19, 2011

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          5.3
          Aaron from Australia
          Couple
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 3 nights in October 2011

          Only a guesthouse, hard to find as name had change”

          Close to river.

          Disappointed on arrival, very small room for 2 people. No proper shower recess. I would look elsewhere next time. Staff not helpful or very friendly, everything felt like it was a chore for them. Price was reasonable. Food was okay and beer was reasonably priced. Nice view from restaurant across the river to Laos.

          Reviewed November 02, 2011

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          8.0
          Excellent
          Christian from United States
          Couple
          Superior Twin
          Stayed 1 night in December 2017

          Superb location.”

          I'm guessing this older, largely wooden guest house is often overlooked, but we found it to be charming in a classic Thai sort of way. It's location on the river front is excellent and a short walk from excellent restaurants and the sprawling Indochine Market.

          Reviewed December 20, 2017

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          2.7
          Nigel from United Kingdom
          Family with young children
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 1 night in April 2012

          Worst hotel experience I can remember - cont.”

          Market just outside

          The staff were rude and unhelpful. At first they agreed to change my small, squadid room then two minutes later refused. In no way could the room be called "superior" as advertised. The bathroom was a dark, bare cell with tatty basin, mnirror and shower. There was no soap, no toilet paper (take your own), the towels were old, threadbare, discoloured by use. The promised free Wi-Fi didn't work (the staff didn't care less), the air con couldn't cope in the day so the the room was hot and sweaty; old spring mattresses seemed to sum up what the management thought of its guests. Mosquitoes were more than a nuisance. The word "riverside" is well exploited in Nong Kai; none less so at the Mekong Riverside. There were no rooms that we could see with a river view, so please beware of misrepresentation. it was an expensive bad experience.

          Reviewed April 27, 2012

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          6.3
          Good
          Pipat from Thailand
          Business traveler
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 1 night in April 2012

          The hotel by the river”

          Location, Wifi

          Good Location with Wifi in the room. Good Air-conditioning. The room's wall is too thin so you can hear what the next room talking about. Room is quite aged paticularly toilet. Loads of mosquitoes.

          Reviewed April 13, 2012

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          8.3
          Excellent
          MARTIN from Switzerland
          Couple
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 1 night in February 2014

          sight seeing in Nongkai”

          it is centrally located, the building is from wood looking very nice, the restaurant has a great view on the Mekong

          everything as expected, as usual here the staff is not very good in English, a small parking space is available

          Reviewed March 01, 2014

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          6.3
          Good
          Alasdair from United Kingdom
          Couple
          Superior Twin
          Stayed 2 nights in October 2013

          walls too thim”

          location.

          very thin walls between rooms. We were kept awake for hours by an amorous young couple next door. Restaurant scruffy and staff lazy/grumpy. Looked good on the website but in reality not the best experience.

          Reviewed October 14, 2014

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          3.2
          chayaporn from Thailand
          Couple
          Superior Twin Balcony
          Stayed 1 night in December 2016

          Disappoint”

          There is another guesthouse with the same name but it's closed for good and can't contact the hotel Room is not clean, empty beer cans are still in the room Room booked indicating river view but no river view in real

          Reviewed December 13, 2016

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          8.4
          Excellent
          Wen from Singapore
          Couple
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 1 night in December 2016

          Nothing spectacular, very functional space”

          No river views. Very satisfactory but quite unspectacular.

          Reviewed January 07, 2017

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          7.0
          Very good
          Ronald from United States
          Couple
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 1 night in March 2013

          Great location near market and river”

          location, price, shopping

          It was fine and adequate, and have stayed there many times. It is very plain with no frills, but clean, and staff is very friendly.

          Reviewed April 03, 2013

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          5.3
          LOW from Singapore
          Group
          Superior Double Bed
          Stayed 2 nights in November 2012

          Great location but too hot in the afternoon sun”

          Near the market and great view of Mekong River.

          I booked for 5 rooms for 2 nights. One of the room was too hot for comfort due to the afternoon sun. the other room, the door unable to lock. Due to this problem, I need to change the 2 rooms and pay extra $200 baht for each room per night.

          Reviewed December 20, 2012

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