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    Rivertime Resort and Ecolodge

    Ban Thadokkam, Vientiane 0100, Laos
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    • Excellent50%
    • Very good32%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible7%
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    “rural laos” (8 reviews)
    “the river” (41 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
    Laundry Service
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    11 - 15 of 102 reviews

    Reviewed 18 October 2015

    We stayed for two nights, and had a truly lovely time. It was a birthday weekend away, so we were hoping for something special, and we got it. Sam and his family could not have been more helpful, and all the staff were friendly and...More

    1  Thank ElfinLaos
    Response from BarnsLaos, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 19 October 2015

    Dear Emily F, It was our pleasure to be part of your weekend!!! You both are great people and your dog... AMAZING! Good with the kids, staff, and guests. Happy Birthday! May this new age be a wonderful age to remember. Thank you for the...More

    Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

    Had a lovely day all round. Sitting by the pretty river enjoying a nice lunch, going across the river by raft, visiting a local school and talking with children in the classroom, walking through the village. Sam and family are gracious and knowledgeable hosts. Its...More

    Thank meandstar
    Response from BarnsLaos, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 19 October 2015

    Dear meandstar, Thank you for your feedback, it is greatly appreciated. We are happy to make your time here fun and meaningful. We hope that you will be able to return and visit us again. Rivertime Resort Team

    Reviewed 7 October 2015

    It was wonderful to meet Sam and his family. We had a lovely lunch, with a chance to help out the kitchen, which was great fun. Sam had arranged for our group to visit the local village where we spent time at the school. it...More

    Thank Annie M
    Response from BarnsLaos, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 9 October 2015

    Hi Annie M, Thank you for your feedback. We had a great time with you also. We hope that you will remember to make the Lao food back in your home country. If you ever want to come back again; we, Rivertime Team, are happy...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2015

    Apart from the floating restaurant (which wasn't too bad), this place was not what was advertised. It is under new management and is being revived from a very run down state. Our accommodation was musty and smelled of rodents, and you could hear the rats...More

    1  Thank Bryan B
    Response from SamThammavongsa, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 23 January 2017

    Dear Bryan B., We are sorry that you were unsatisfied with your time here at Rivertime. We do our best to ensure guest satisfaction. We recall that we only had one working bicycle to use and not a second one for your wife. Currently, there...More

    Reviewed 4 August 2015

    We stayed here for three nights with our two kids - they didn't want to leave! They became friends with the manager's children and swam in the fenced off "pool" - really just a fenced off part of the river but fun nevertheless. The food...More

    Thank FamilyAtLargeinSEA
    Response from BarnsLaos, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 2 September 2015

    Dear FamilyAtLargeinSEA, We had a really good time getting to know your family. Our kids loved having your kids over to walk around the property. We hope that you all had a fantastic time in Laos. Thanks, Rivertime Resort Team with Manager Sam

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free Internet
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Price range
    • US$13 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
    • Location
    • Laos >
    • Vientiane Prefecture >
    • Vientiane
    • Also Known As
    • Rivertime Resort And Ecolodge Hotel Vientiane ,
    • Rivertime Hotel And Ecolodge ,
    • Rivertime Hotel Vientiane
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    6 February 2017|
    Response from SamThammavongsa | Property representative |
    Hi, Rivertime is located about 30 km, or a 50-minute drive, outside of Vientiane. The easiest way to get here is to contact me, preferably by e-mail us, or, alternatively, by phone (Sam (English/Lao) on (+856) 20 5810... More
    Juliana C
    31 January 2017|
    Response from SamThammavongsa | Property representative |
    Hi, We do have internet available. However, understand that we live out in the countryside. There are times that it works great and there are time is doesn't work at all. My answer is it is mostly reliable. Thanks, Sam
    31 October 2014|
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    Response from Ruairi1959 | Reviewed this property |
    rivertimeresort is the first part of the address and it is a hotmail account (TripAdvisor doesn't allow you to post email addresses!). The owner's name is Barnaby. He is English but also speaks French, German and Lao.
    Room Tips
    "go for a bungalow"
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    "All rooms are private and set delightfully in jungle with interconnecting paths."
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    "Go somewhere else until renovated."
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    "Wifi available in the office only. Detached bungalows are the best option."
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