Hostels in Luang Prabang, Laos

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Get to know Luang Prabang (no more "I wish I knew this before")

Guess what? Luang Prabang is also named and spelled Louangphrabang - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Luang Prabang here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

FAQ about Luang Prabang Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Luang Prabang. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Luang Prabang. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Luang Prabang costs on average $5 for a dorm. A hostel in Luang Prabang with private rooms costs on average $16. shows all 17 Hostels in Luang Prabang. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 17 hostels in Luang Prabang, Laos. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Luang Prabang such as
  • 12 hotels
  • 15 guesthouses

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Luang Prabang.

Vongprachan Backpackers Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Luang Prabang.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Luang Prabang

Your Packing List for Luang Prabang

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Luang Prabang and Laos.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Luang Prabang Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Luang Prabang, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
17 Total number of hostels
$5 Average dorm price
$16 Average private room price
$3 Cheapest hostel in Luang Prabang
Sa Sa Lao is the cheapest
4 Party hostels in Luang Prabang
Vongprachan Backpackers Hostel is the best rated
6.6 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

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Chiang Khong (185 Km / 115 mi.)
Nan (188 Km / 117 mi.)
Diên Biên Phu (191 Km / 118 mi.)

Travel Tips for Luang Prabang - from the Community

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