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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2013

My wife and I stayed for only one night at The Elephant Crossing Hotel in Vang Vieng, because we were on our way to Luang Prabang and had already booked our accommodation there. We could happily have stayed longer at The Elephant Crossing Hotel because our lovely big balcony room had a view of the river and the cliffs beyond....

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surrey
Reviewed 30 January 2013

We were recommended to stay here by another traveller, upon arrival we were glad we took their advice. The room was great with an amazing view of the river and countryside beyond. We found vang vieng to be lovely and quiet with some great walks. A good place to stop in between vientiane and luang prabang.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2013

When I came to stay at the Elephant Crossing, I couldn't help but feel that somehow the love and care with which it was set up were somehow gone. There were cobwebs along the stairs, the lamps were dusty and old and the unused rooms on the top floor looked badly run down and were used to store old mattresses...

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Thank Anja D
Reviewed 20 December 2012

The Elephant Crossing hotel in Vang Vieng really is a home away from home. With spectacular views of the mountains along the Nom Sok river it's such a peaceful place to relax and the staff are so accommodating by the time you leave you'll feel like family.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 December 2012 via mobile

We stayed here only for a night. Was amazed by the river and limestone karst view. Marvelous. However, room is old, not much amenities and there is a dead bug hidden under my kids blanket, not nice to see for a reputable hotel. Breakfast at the deck is fantastic, nice spread and fantastic view.

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northern california
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Booked in here, but arrived to find the only available rooms had doors to deck that didn't close, rubber door and window seals that hung from nail points - read: gaps of 2-5 mm around every window or door and no mosquito nets! Now, I don't mind roughing it, and for a picturesque, well situated property with river views like...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2012

If you want an amazing view of the sunset from your balcony, or to enjoy breakfast sitting on top of the river, then this is a great option. While on the more pricey side of places, the room was clean and fine for a night or two. Staff were friendly, and the breakfast was quite good. Australian couple are care...

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Vientiane
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Stayed here last weekend. Beautiful view from the balcony of the mountains of Vang Vieng. Clean, smart and comfortable room. Staff were great and enjoyed meeting them. Food was tops and will definitely recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a relaxing break in Vang Vieng. Both thumbs up!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 November 2012

After reading the comments from“Cheap and Rightly So - But Where Else to Go?” dated 8th February 2012, I expected to find it had been renovated as the owner stated, but sadly no still very run down. It does not look like they are going to do any renovation or repairs in he future. I thought I was going to...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 26 October 2012

Stayed here two nights in a room overlooking the river on the third floor. Room was small and bathroom was not great, shower pressure was low and hard to get temperature right. We had a few bugs and ants in our room even though the doors were always shut. The view from the balcony was amazing though. We had lunch...

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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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