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Paris, France
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Many reviews have pointed out the outdated areas, but there are many lovely aspects of this hotel. The breakfast/bar area overlooking the river with a fire in the evening - the place to be! There's the cute elephant statues at the entrance, with frogs croaking at the pond nearby with the giant goldfish at night. We loved the view from...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

The staff is good service and support for any enquiry Even sometimes they not understand but at least they try to help Nice view hotel along the river You can see people Kayaking or baloon in the morning Located in good location almost in the center of Vang vieng

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Thank Sivanutt R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I have been in this hotel for the first time and I have to say it has one of the most magical views of all Vang Vieng. It's just next to the river were you can enjoy a great view of the sunsets with a beautiful Laos landscape. The hotel is not new but the room have...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went with our family. The views on the water were amazing. Loved the restaurant, however the customer service needs a lot of work. The rooms were somewhat clean, but there was mold on the walls and in the bathroom. The sink was falling off the wall and the toilet flusher and TV were broken. They were under construction (not...

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Sweden
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unfortunately the neighbour building was undergoing development. No pool. We got a room facing the river and mountains. Very nice view. But the sun came in the afternoon impossible to sit there. And no reflecting curtains. The room got very hot. This hotel seems outdated. Needs renovation. And climate control. The staff nice. The breakfast ok. Dinner good.

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very poor security, limited and poor quality toiletries, loud music, run down, tasteless food, musty smell from mattress. This hotel is best suited for low budget young travellers but is a disappointment when having paid for 3 - 4 star quality on a tour

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at the Elephant Crossing Hotel in Vang Vieng and found the staff to be friendly and accommodating and the rooms to be nice and clean. If you have a river front room the view is beautiful. However, the rooms themselves truly need some tender loving care. Some of them are very old and need some updating....

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Lugano, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there for 2 nights, to explore from there the area. You could sense that there have "better" times. BUt rooms are clean, service very nice and supportive. It is bit out of the touristic area, which e enjoyed. Excellent food.

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Thank Kudrun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A basic hotel with fantastic views of the hills and riverfront. Room didn't feel clean with dusty floors. But bed and linen were clean and comfy. Bathroom ok but no hot water which was disappointing as I had read in the reviews that at least there was hot water for showers. As we were on the 5th floor we didn't...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Comfortaprovand nice hotel with absolutely great views. The food is organic and provided by local farmes. The best meal is their handmade yogurt and cakes!!! Also the staff is really nice and helpful.

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant Crossing Hotel is a welcoming, warm and friendly accommodation venue situated on the river with fabulous views of the Karst limestone mountains! A boutique hotel, well established gardens and long terrace that stretches along the river. We aim to please all our guests and may they have a memorable experience while staying here with us. The bar and restaurant utilizes local farmers produce and serves Lao, Asian and Euro food. We are doing our best to reduce miles and serve clean chemical free food, with our own organic grown rice and winter vegetables from our own gardens. Our team of local staff are always willing to help with a friendly approach and authentic touch! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elephant Crossing Hotel

Address: Ban Viengkeo | (PO Box 5512, Vientiane), Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
Region: Laos > Vientiane Province > Vang Vieng
Price Range: $61 - $85 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Elephant Crossing Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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