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Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

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We were greeted on our arrival by wonderful staff members and offered gifts of local coffee and soaps. We had dinner in the restaurant, which had a delicious and creative menu, although the wine list was somewhat limited. This is also where breakfast is served. Our junior suite overlooked the beautiful pool area. The staff also set up a special...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I booked 4 nights at this hotel for New Year based upon the reviews on Tripadviser. We had 2 rooms and although it was really expensive we wanted something very special. This was a terrible and very costly mistake. This is a perfectly decent old fashioned hotel outside Luang Prabang and had it charged up to US $250 a night,...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed 4 nights at the Belmont hotel and had a very ethereal experience . The staff is attentive and accommodating . The hotel is set on luscious grounds , The rooms are spacious and well appointed . The infinity pool is sublime .Just the right balance between nature and man . I would certainly recommend the hotel to anyone...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I throughly enjoyed my stay at the hotel, the staff are incredibly lovely and willing to assist with any request. The pool is the perfect place to chill out on a sunny afternoon. While the property is not located in the city, there is a shuttle service to take you in for the night market.

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houston
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a great looking resort with large rooms and great views. The pool is nice and the breakfast buffet is great poolside. The afternoon service poolside is very slow once you seek out and find anyone to provide it. Actually ordering a drink is very slow, and one time had to remind them we were still waiting after...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife, 12 year old Daughter and I stayed for 4 nights at the end of December. The hotel location is great, up on a hill with great views across the River Valley. But it is easy to get into town and the complimentary shuttle bus was always available at a moment's notice. The hotel facilities are excellent with a very...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For a small hotel with 11 chairs around a nice but small pool, the Disney tours that arrive 2 times per month overwhelm the facilities, staff and services. I would have been disappointed had I paid half as much. If you are intent on staying here, a piece of advice...you get a $2000 Costco gift card if you book your...

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Belmond La Resi... P, Manager at Belmond La Residence Phou Vao, responded to this review

Dear ahk2017, Thank you very much for having chosen Belmond La Residence Phou Vao to be part of your holiday. We are truly very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your stay and felt overwhelmed by other guests staying in our resort, which was full at the time of your visit. Although there is no house for rent...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great hotel in Luang Prabang. We had a large room with a generous lanai overlooking the pool. Very comfortable bed and a large bathroom with good amenities. Lighting in the bathroom is a bit dim and water pressure not great, but those are pretty minor gripes. Some may not like the creaky hardwood floors, but we found them charming. Very...

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Miami Beach, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful property! Out of town but the views are magnificent. The Rooms and suites are big and nicely decorated with big terraces. Breakfast is excellent! A la Carte menu for lunch and dinner is limited compared to other Belmond properties and the food is average. The personnel at the restaurant speaks basic English only, make sure they bring you what...

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Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the La Residence Phou Vao on our honeymoon and had a wonderful time. The service was extremely personal and well done, and the room and facilities were beautiful. Strongly recommend.

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Positioned atop a hill, gazing across the sacred mountains, Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao is an unforgettable place to stay. Its calm, tranquil ambiance echoes that of sleepy World Heritage town of Luang Prabang - former royal capital of Laos - spread out below. Designed in a traditional style, this intimate hotel is gemmed with teak, silk and fresh cotton accents. The hotel's Phou Savanh restaurant is famed for its wonderful French-influenced local cuisine while Doc Champa bar offers guests a range of Laotian and classic cocktails. The award-winning Mekong Spa blends ancient techniques with modern understanding to ensure complete indulgence and well-being and is the first luxury spa in Luang Prabang, Laos. Furthermore the hotel offers a gym, boutique, tours & excursion desk, meeting room and organic garden with cooking class area. The hotel's 34 suites are elegantly furnished with emphasis on local styles and materials. The combination of parquet and traditional Lao textiles creates an immediate sense of peace and space in all suites. Large windows provide plenty of natural light and open onto the exotic gardens. A conveniently arranged terrace offers privacy, comfort and tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

Address: Luang Prabang 84330, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: $541 - $1,046 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond La Residence Phou Vao 5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
La Residence Phou Vao By Orient-Express Hotel Luang Prabang
La Residence Phou Vao Hotel
La Residence Phou Vao Resort
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#1 Business Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Family Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Spa Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Romantic Hotel in Luang Prabang
#3 Luxury Hotel in Luang Prabang
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“If you can get a room for up to US $250 a night, it'd be worth staying here. Otherwise AVOID.”
 of 5 bubbles Davyday, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose and upstairs room. The wood floors creak.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeanine21, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a garden view suite, very nice, but I'm sure they are all fine.”
 of 5 bubbles GringoWim, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have laundry, take it into town, where for 10,000 kip a kilo (about one euro) it will be washed and ironed.”
 of 5 bubbles Beenthereanddunnit, 16 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Choose a room with a large balcony”
 of 5 bubbles Sparkynrose, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
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