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Winnipeg
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Stayed with a Contiki group at this hotel and I loved it! The rooms were really nice and ours had an awesome view of the river. They had a nice deck/patio area to sit and relax and take it the gorgeous surroundings. I like that it was not right next to all of the night bars like Bucket Bar etc...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 12 March 2012

This is my first very negative review. This hotel is in need of major refurbishment. The room was tired. The bathroom atrocious. The shower curtain had mould on it. The water pressure was non existent. The hot water took several minutes to warm up. The service at the restaurant was slow and inefficient. Food was average at best. Stay somewhere...

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2012

Nice hotel in good position in Vang Vieng....right on the river and handy to restaurants and shops but far enough away to avoid the noise from the young crowd. Rooms were spacious, nicely decorated and clean. Lovely comfortable foyer area to relax. and beautiful restaurant next to the river. No safes in rooms but safety deposit system at reception worked...

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2Thank AprilinVietam
UK
Reviewed 23 February 2012

The hotel is run down and shabby with almost ridiculous electrical fittings and mixed service standards (reception good, restaurant poor) The shower randomly pulsed hot and cold water and the room was simply not worth the $66 price. Breakfast was surrounded by flies. The hotel has a good view but as others have noted, it is not exclusive to this...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2012

stayed here for a few nights when doing the tubing Not a bad pad for the price..

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australia
Reviewed 16 February 2012

We are staying at The Elephant Crossing Hotel with a room that doesn't have a view for $50 a double. Too much for what is provided which is a very basic room. The staff are very nice and helpful but this town is so ugly, it's amazing how such a beautiful location can be destroyed by such ugly hotels &...

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Vancouver
Reviewed 13 February 2012

We stayed at the Elephant Crossing Hotel in January, 2012. This hotel lacked maintenance. Everything in our room was either dirty or worn. There was a significant amount of old wood in our bedroom most of which was either chipped or discolored. The air conditioning unit in our bedroom was filthy and proved to be inadequate in the day heat....

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ECH1, Owner at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Firstly thank you for your review and we apologise for your unsatisfatory stay at The Elephant Crossing Hotel. Your review has made us more aware of the immediate maintenance and upgrading that is so urgent! We will be refurbishing rooms one by one in the immediate weeks. We wish you a pleasant trip.

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 8 February 2012

I'm writing this from my room at Elephant Crossing. We paid $50 for a night in a Deluxe Queen room with a balcony over the water. I guess I should be happy to get such a low price but somehow I wish I could have paid a bit more and got a bit more. The room is shabby. The pipe...

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ECH1, Owner at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sir/Madam, Firstly thank you for your review and we apologise for your unsatisfatory stay at The Elephant Crossing Hotel. Your review has made us more aware of the immediate maintenance and upgrading that is so urgent! We will be refurbishing rooms one by one in the immediate weeks. We wish you a pleasant trip.

Freiburg (Elbe), Germany
Reviewed 2 February 2012

For the price we paid we would have expected a much nicer room. Especially the powersupply in the room was horrible. It almost fell of the wall and was stuck all over. Almost scary. The restaurantservice was also really slow and the food nothing special. The location though is really great, overlooking the river and some of the staff were...

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Reviewed 28 January 2012

When we arrived here for a 1 night stay, we had to ask 4 times for the room key. We finally got it and the view was great, room was ok. We got 2 singles for my wife and I, thought we would get a double. Don, one of the bar men was fantastic and so was most of the...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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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 - $155 (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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