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Mad Monkey Luang Prabang

Facilities & Amenities

  • Shared dorms
  • Swimming pool
  • Daily tours
  • Restaurant & Bar
  • Nightly events
  • Air conditioning
  • Wifi
  • Luggage storage

Kick off your Laos adventures at Mad Monkey Luang Prabang! We offer travel planning and adventure based tours to local must-see spots, such as the Instagram-famous Kuang Si Waterfalls and nearby Pak Ou Caves. Mad Monkey Luang Prabang boasts a rooftop infinity pool, lounge style terrace overlooking the surrounding lush palm forests, an onsite fire pit, and industrial style entrance bar and restaurant that will serve up our signature social events and parties.

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our rooms

Standard 12-Bed Dorm
Standard 12-Bed Female Dorm
Standard 8-Bed Dorm
Standard 6-Bed Dorm
Superior 8-Bed Dorm
King Bed in 6-Bed Dorm
Standard 6-Bed Private Dorm
Standard 8-Bed Private Dorm

Experience Luang Prabang

Experience the best of Luang Prabang, starting with our Mad5! While every experience we create at Mad Monkey is thoughtfully designed, we have identified FIVE amazing and authentic experiences in each and every one of our locations, that if taken part in the ‘Mad Monkey Way,’ will leave YOU feeling as though you have fully experienced and absorbed that destination. See our Mad5 at Mad Monkey Gili T below, or view all Madventures in the link below!

Kuang Si Falls Tour

USD 12 per person

Every day
Kuang Si Falls Trip: Moon bears, trek, swim & café stop!

USD 12 per person VIEW
eat with us breakfast | local cuisine | home comforts | snacks | more
drink with us happy hour | nightly events | free shots | more

Travel deeper.

Our goal at Mad Monkey is to create meaningful and sustainable travel experiences for our guests. Find out how we promote responsible travel and provide socio-economic benefits to the communities in which we are located.

Mad Monkey in the Community

Mad Monkey is a socially responsible company — your stay with us supports community projects across Southeast Asia and Australia!

Luang Prabang Cheat Sheet

Everything you need to know about traveling Luang Prabang

CURRENCY USED:LAO KIP WIFI SIGNALGOOD BETTER BEST BASIC DIALECTLAO HelloHow are you?Good morningGood afternoonThank youHow much does this cost? PleaseGoodbye SabaidiSa bai di bo?Sa bai di ton saoSa bai di ton suaaiKhob chaiAnni lakha theoadai?KalunaLa kon Luang Prabang is a lush riverside town tucked between the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers. This UNESCO World Heritage City has plenty of natural landmarks, temples, markets, and amazing places to eat.

MOUNT PHOUSICheck out the panoramic views of Luang Prabang at this popular viewpoint. ALMSGIVING (SAKKALINE ROAD)Witness this beautiful tradition of offering food to the local monks. ROYAL PALACE MUSEUMLearn about Lao history at the Royal Palace Museum. NIGHT MARKETEvery evening you can meander through vendors selling handmade art, jewelry, clothes, souvenirs, food, local handicrafts, and more. PAK OU CAVESThis spiritual place is home to thousands of "retired" Buddhas of all sizes, some of which are centuries old! KUANG SI FALLExplore the famous tiered turquoise falls, along with visiting the Moon Bear sanctuary.

WHEN TO GO

  • Best time to visit: November–May
  • Hottest months: March–May
  • Rainy season: June–September

CUSTOMS & ETIQUETTE

  • People don’t typically shake hands when they meet, instead they offer a “nop” — a slight bow of the head with their palms together
  • Remove your shoes before entering homes (and even in some restaurants and shops)
  • Do not touch a monk (especially if you’re a woman)
  • Public displays of affection are generally frowned upon

 

WHAT TO EAT

  • Jaew
  • Sticky rice
  • Lao Khao Soi
  • Lao sausage
  • Mok Pa
  • Khao Piak Sen

Where is Mad Monkey Luang Prabang?

Sitting on the south side of this UNESCO World Heritage, Mad Monkey is just 5 kilometers and 15 minutes from the Luang Prabang International Airport.

 

How to get to Mad Monkey Luang Prabang

A private taxi to Mad Monkey should cost around 60,000 LAK or $6.75 USD per car (this can be split between multiple people). To get transport, go to the taxi stand inside the terminal building after you exit the baggage claim area of the airport.

The bus station is about 1.5 kilometers from Mad Monkey and will take around 20 minutes on foot. You can also get a tuk tuk, which should cost around 30,000 LAK.

Mad Monkey Luang Prabang

Cancellation policy: Free Cancellation is available up to 24 hours of check-in time. If you cancel within 24 hours of check-in time, you will be charged the balance of your first night stay.
Age Restriction: minors not allowed, guests must be 18 years and older
Check in: from 2 PM to 11 PM
Check out: from 12 AM to 11 AM
Towels: available for rent at reception for dorms & free for privates
Locker Padlocks: not included
Reception Hours: 24 Hours
Email / Contact: [email protected]
Quiet Hours: 11 PM
Nightly Events: until 11 PM
Pool Hours: 7 AM to 10 PM
Restaurant Opening Hours: 7 AM to 10 PM
Laundry: 31,000 Kip/kg, 24-36 hours for delivery depending on season
Breakfast: not included

Other House Rules:
No outside food or drinks allowed
No outside guests allowed in rooms
No drugs & firearms allowed on premises
No curfew, but quiet hours are enforced
Non smoking except for the designated areas.
Absolutely no smoking in rooms.
Mad Monkey is a social hostel, to get the maximum value and fun from your stay you should only book if you want to stay in a social hostel. Please be mindful there will be loud music played at the bar until late.