Jump out at the checkpoint and make your way straight to immigration. Comfortable bed Flat screen TV with international news channels Work desk in room Great wifi Good breakfast options Bar and restaurant open all day Cons: Not that cheap at usually 70 per night, but for the location and the quality you cant go wrong there. He/she will be waiting for you by the door. Depending on the time you are doing this, you may be too late to get the fly n' ride minivan back to the airport, so you'll have to get another minivan. So, it's all the same steps as above, except at Step 9' you jump in the Nok Air minivan and go to Vientiane. The staff all speak English (front desk) and are super-helpful. I'm updating this post because I still can't believe how few people are using this visa run option.