Top 10 hotels to stay for Oxalis’ customers

When you think of travelling to Phong Nha, you definitely want to spend your time in an accommodation that accentuates your overall travel experience by bringing you closer to the symphony of traditions, food, people and nature.

As you arrive in Phong Nha and look for a place to stay, you’ll be amazed to see the huge range of options to choose from. You can choose your accommodation to be a hostel where you can just kick back, or a homestay where you feel like part of a local family, or a hotel that treats you with the kind of luxury you need, or even a rustic resort accommodation which gives you the authentic Phong Nha travel experience.

Phong Nha travel is indeed special in this regard, as the accommodations here will make sure you have an experience so extraordinary that it makes you want to leave everything behind and spend the rest of your life here in the Adventure Capital of Asia. Below are our top 10 recommendation places to stay in Phong Nha & Dong Hoi for your upcoming travel!

Other than that, the 9 new homestays in Phong Nha is what you also want to consider to spend your time. Please be aware that all suggested accommodations operate entirely independently of Oxalis Adventure. The honest information is given in good faith, and Oxalis Adventure accepts no responsibility for the service provided by any other company.


#1 Phong Nha Lake House Resort

The Phong Nha Lakehouse Resort has one of the best locations in the region and will leave you enchanted by the sheer natural beauty surrounding it.  It is situated along the gorgeous Dong Suon Lake, slightly away from the town.  The Phong Nha Lakehouse is a family friendly resort accommodation in Phong Nha and provides luxurious and affordable lake view villas and bungalows, should you wish to visit with your family or as a couple. The friendly staff and awesome facilities will also make your stay one to cherish. The food & beverage quality at the restaurant surely has a room for improvement, though.


Booking inquiries: https://phongnhalakehouse.com/
Overall quality: Great
Price: From about VND280,000 – VND1,730,000/night (from about USD13 – USD77/night)

#2 Nguyen Shack – Phong Nha Eco Resort

The amazing Nguyen Shack – Phong Nha Eco Resort is located 3kms away from Phong Nha town in Cu Lac 2 village. It is a rustic lake resort. They offer rustic wooden bungalow accommodation and tiny houses at the end of a village road around a beautiful small lake surrounded by hills.

This Shack includes a large swimming pool built in a boat shape and a restaurant which offers a stunning view on the lake. It is a lovely place to relax after a busy day of cave exploration in the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park. Due to the location of this accommodation, mosquitos may give you a really hard time. So, come prepared and be sure to ask for help.

Booking inquiries: http://www.nguyenshack.com/phongnha/
Overall quality: Great
Price: From about VND650,000 – VND1,150,000/night (from about USD29 – USD51/night)

#3 Tuan’s Garden House

Tuan’s Garden House is a one of a kind homestay that offers pet-friendly accommodation in Phong Nha. With a sun terrace, this homestay offers a wonderful view of the mountain and the garden. It also has an on-site restaurant that allows you to enjoy BBQ. This place also offers rooms with a balcony with garden views; you’ll feel close to the nature at all times.

Guests can use free bicycles to explore the surrounding area at night as well. The staff here is extremely welcoming and helpful.


Booking inquiries: https://phong-nha-tuan-garden-house.booked.net/
Overall quality: Excellent
Price: From about VND280,000 – VND1,060,000/night (from about USD13 – USD47/night)

#4 Phong Nha Coco House

This homestay accommodation in Phong Nha opened recently, everything is quite brand new and you’d be happy to know that it is located on the riverside. 

The rooms, although not that spacious, are comfortable; you’ll also receive recommendations on which tours to do while in Phong Nha. This place is run by a family of three and they’ll make sure you have a nice stay.

Booking inquiries: https://www.facebook.com/Phong-Nha-CoCo-House-1783344828573627/
Overall quality: Above Average
Price:  From about VND500,000 – VND670,000/night (from about USD23 – USD30/night)

#5 Palafita Bungalow

Palafita Bungalow is a new accommodation in Co Giang village, located not so far from Phong Nha and surrounded by poetic natural landscapes. The Palafita Bungalow offers a quiet and peaceful space, suitable for those who are looking for moments of relaxation right in the middle of nature.

In addition to basic facilities such as swimming pools, bar, free bicycles rental and buffet breakfast, Palafita also offers an airport pickup service (charges apply). The types of rooms here are quite diverse with balconies overlooking the majestic mountains, especially ideal for almost everyone even groups, couples or solo travelers.


Booking inquiries: https://palafita-bungalow-vn.book.direct
Overall quality: Good
Price: From about 400,000 VND – 850,000 VND / night (from about 17.5USD – 36USD / night)

#6 Phong Nha Farmstay

The Phong Nha Farmstay is also a great choice for travellers looking to explore rural Vietnam. The accommodation is extraordinary and unique as it is based on the French Colonial style and is set in the idyllic surroundings of rice paddy fields on the edge of the famous Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park.

You’ll feel the vibes of the local village life and spend your evening checking out the sunset and chilling out in a hammock by the pool. The hotel has rooms overlooking the surrounding rice paddies, farmlands and mountains.

Booking inquiries: https://phong-nha-cave.com/
Overall quality: Excellent
Price: From about VND1,050,000 – VND2,500,000/night (from about USD46 – USD111/night)

#7 Phong Nha Love Homestay

Looking from the outside, the Phong Nha Love Homestay probably doesn’t strike the eye compared to other regular guesthouses; but the enthusiasm and warmth of the local owners is what keeps travelers from around the world staying longer in the friendly and rustic land of Phong Nha.

Just like the name, Phong Nha Love Homestay always gives customers a feeling of familiarity and comfort as their own home with simple decorations and spacious yet cozy rooms. All room types here have balconies overlooking the mountain, lake or garden with a variety of fruits. Located in the center of the Phong Nha town, guests staying at Phong Nha Love Homestay can easily visit other popular tourist destinations in the area such as Phong Nha Cave, Phong Nha Botanical Garden, Mooc Spring, etc.


Booking inquiries: https://www.facebook.com/Phong-Nha-Love-Homestay-160749464821536/
Overall quality: Good
Price: From about 300,000 VND – 440,000 VND / night (from about 13USD – 19USD / night)

#8 A Little Leaf Phong Nha

A Little Leaf, Phong Nha, is a relatively new homestay that comes with a brilliant and unique design; the rooms will steal your heart with every detail. These are built in with environmentally friendly building materials and the overall look of this place will enchant you at first sight.

This accommodation is located right on the banks of the Son River with 2 dorms, each with 6 clean, comfortable single beds. In addition, A Little Leaf also has a family room with 2 single beds, a balcony overlooking the river and mountains, suitable for families of 4 people. The restaurant also serves fresh seafood dishes, barbecue grills suitable for large groups during the peak tourist season. With a staff of enthusiastic and friendly individuals, A Little Leaf Phong Nha is the ideal place to relax with family and friends.


Booking inquiries: https://www.facebook.com/Alittleleafhomestay/
Overall quality: Good
Price: From about 150,000VND – 500,000VND / night (from about 6USD – 22USD / night)

#9 Vagibi Motel (Dong Hoi)

Vagibi Motel is becoming a favorite choice of many domestic and international tourists when coming to Dong Hoi City, Quang Binh province. This motel is always appreciated for its reasonable pricing and fully equipped infrastructure, same as that of a high quality hotel.

Unlike other guest houses/homestays in the list, Vagibi Motel is located in Dong Hoi city, about 45km northwest of Phong Nha center. Although only a small guest house, Vagibi still offers multiple services such as a lounge, garden, bar, 24-hour reception, cleaning service and more!

The rooms are always clean and the amicable staff is always ready to assist you to find places in the area. If you have a chance to stay at Vagibi, don’t miss the opportunity to rent a bike and explore the restaurants, cafes or visit the beautiful Nhat Le beach.


Booking inquiries: https://www.facebook.com/nhanghigiaredonghoi/
Overall quality: Above average
Price: From about 260,000VND – 460,000VND / night (from about 12USD – 20USD / night)

#10 Gecko Hostel

The Gecko hostel is considered to be Phong Nha’s premiere hostel with the location in the center of the town. This hostel provides private rooms and dorm beds; the rooms, however, aren’t as big as you’d probably expect them to be. Gecko hostel even owns a bar which is open till late and quite a big food menu as well.

Along with information about Phong Nha, Gecko hostel also provides motorcycles and bicycles on rent; the staffs at Gecko hostel are quite friendly and speak English well enough so as not to cause any confusion.   

Booking inquiries: http://phongnhageckohostel.com/
Overall quality: Great
Price: From about VND120,000 – VND500,000/night (from about USD6 – USD23/night)

Complimentary beds in dorm room at Oxalis Home for early arriving guests

We also offer a free 6-bed dorm room at Oxalis Home for our adventurers who arrive in Phong Nha early in the morning, few hours ahead of their booked tour departure. Here you can catch some shut eye and be prepared right before your tour departs. This dorm room comes with air-conditioning, comfortable bedding and is equipped with Wi-Fi as well. This free dorm facility can only be availed by customers who arrive early in the morning on the same day as their tour departure and is only available for a short stay (2-4 hours before tour departure).

Please contact our team in advance if you arrive early and would love to stay with us before your tour at [email protected]