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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The glossy photos were taken some years ago. The rooms we stayed in, 2 because we insisted on a change, are tired, dirty and on the 1st night downright dangerous. Management did not appear to care about their guests or their concerns. The only redeeming feature, hence the 2 mark, is the lovely terrace, breakfast and the dinner we enjoyed...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback and your review. We will take all your comments with great value and followup to improve where lacking. We apologise for any inconveniences you may have experienced while staying with us. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect hotel for us in VangVieng. We had an amazing stay. Close to the action! Great breakfast buffet! The view....I mean THE view was Incredible! Staff is very nice and professional ! Good fair prices! You should watch the sunset from your balcony!

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing our Hotel as your venue of accommodation during your stay in Vang Vieng. Your review is very valuable to us. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. Enjoy your travels!

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

It's quite a journey to get to Vang Vieng but the view is simply breathtaking, and being able to soak it all in, in the comfort of our room's balcony makes it all worth it. Room's a little old, bathroom especially, but it's alright, cause this is not a trip about luxury and fancy things.

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your valuable review! We appreciate all your wonderful feedback and comments on our property. We will certainly address the issues you have raised to make improvements immediately. May you enjoy your travels!

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed there with two friends for a couple of nights and it was actually the first time on our journey that we've got a very nice triple room with a large bathroom! The breakfast is just delicious with a LOT of vegetarian options. You get fresh fruits, muesli, vegetable curry, etc. There is even an omelette station (hotel has its...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive feedback and for choosing our Hotel as your venue of accommodation during your stay in Vang Vieng. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This hotel has a great location in Vang Vieng. It is right on the river. All the rooms face it and its bar and restaurant is right on the river too. The views are fabulous. Vang Vieng is a beautiful part of the world and this hotel takes full advantage of that. The rooms above ground floor all have balconies...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Hotel. This is very valuable to us and we will use your comments to make improvements. In particular to your breakfast experience. Our team has since worked hard to upgrade bathrooms and improve the overall cleanliness. Once again thank you for your review. May you enjoy the rest of...

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

This hotel was amazing. Even though the bathroom was very basic, the views and friendly staff more than made up for it. The breakfast was great, they also have happy hour every day with drinks being very affordable and not hotel rates at all. The rooms has everything, mini bar, air on, nice balcony overlooking the river, clean and comfortable....

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your valuable review! All your comments and recommendations are important to our potential guests. We appreciate all your wonderful feedback and comments on our property, its convenient location and its services. Your positive remarks on staff friendliness is a great comfort will be generated to staff meetings for their praise. Once again thank you for...

Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 7 September 2016

If you are looking for a place to stay at Vang Vieng and are ready to spend just a bit more than the average backpacker hostel, this is the place to be. Bookings for this place can be made online and through apps but availability can be low especially during the peak seasons of winter. Located right on the banks...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, Owner at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your valuable review! All your comments and recommendations are important to our potential guests. As you stated we are a bit more than backpacker hostel but the cheaper option for riverside & mountain view accommodation. Options of standard or deluxe all with wooden floors and private balconies. We hope you enjoyed your stay!

Mililani, Hawaii
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Accommodation options aren't all that great in Vang Vieng. I do feel like I paid too much for this room. However, I think the other options are worse. The room was clean, the AC worked well and the beds were fine. Staff weren't particularly interested in speaking with us. We were placed in a single room until I made it...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. This is very valuable to us and we will use your comments to make improvements. In particular to your breakfast experience. Enjoy your travels!

Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

My experience with this hotel quite good. I stayed in suite room 3rd FL. so I got wonderful view from my bed. But bathroom quite tiny. Staff are all service mind. Breakfast not various but good taste. A little bit meat if improve these I think it will be make hotel more excellent. Decent for money. Moreover this hotel there...

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Your reveiw is very valuable to us! Thank you for your comments and suggestions.

Lisboa
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Nice Hotel in the center, close to all shops and coffee shops (Cafe Eh Eh is part of the Hotel and serves and excellent Espresso). Nice spacious rooms, Ac and fan, and a big shower. The view from the restaurant overlooking the mountains and the river are to die for. One can very well spend a relaxing afternoon just contemplating...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and appreciating our coffee at Cafe EhEh and our resident pets. Our coffee beans come from one of the best local roasters by Naked Expresso. Our dogs are all clean and vaccinated and very friendly, many people like to make friends with them while travelling as they miss their own dogs back...

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  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • 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: $60 - $134 (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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“5th floor facing the river are MUSTS.”
 of 5 bubbles AdamY229, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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“Always choose river facing rooms. Mountains,rivers and sunset all face those rooms”
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 of 5 bubbles RaktimRay, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
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“Higher floor facing the river.”
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