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Victoria Xiengthong Palace

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2014

The staff were utterly charming. The rooms were very clean with really comfortable beds. If you are after a high standard and top quality hotel near in the old town of Luang Prabang - then this is the hotel to stay. I really enjoyed my stay here

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Victoria_Xiengthong, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear Johnny H, On behalf of all our team here at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, i would like to thank you for posting such a kind review regarding your last stay with us. We would be glad to welcome you back one day in our charming property! Warmest greetings from all our team! Sincerely, Antoine LOBRY General Manager

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 7 December 2014

The hotel is perfectly situated with one side facing the Mekong River and the other side facing the street where the alms givers provide food for the monks each morning. Further it is only a short walk to the main tourist attractions and shopping areas of Luang Prabang. The rooms were comfortable and very well appointed. The breakfast buffet was...

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Victoria_Xiengthong, Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear SteveTrips2013, Thank you so much for your lovely review regarding our property of Luang Prabang: Victoria Xiengthong Palace! As a senior reviewer of this website, your comments are even more relevant and appreciated, and I will transmit them to all our team in here. They will surely be happy and proud to see that they have achieved our Daily...

Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 December 2014

A charming boutique hotel near the temples, Mekong River, and town center. Our unit had a queen bed, small breakfast table and chairs, walk in shower, and separate tub. The AC was super and very controllable and the free in room WiFi was fast. A room safe, minibar and small tables added much horizontal space for our things. The staff...

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Victoria_Xiengthong, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear chochunter, What a pleasure to read your review! On behalf of all the team here, I would like to thank you for your kind words. We are proud to see that you have enjoyed your stay in Victoria Xiengthing Palace, and we would be glad to have the chance of welcoming you back one day in our lovely property!...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 1 December 2014

We needed to get away for a weekend, Xiengthong Palace gave us the cream on top of our Luang Prabang visit. The hotel and it’s room conditions are very good with relaxing environment, we got the 1st floor river view room from the balcony seats gave us some river view between many street trees. We rented the hotel’s bamboo bicycles...

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Victoria_Xiengthong, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear Joey_Sos, On behalf of all the team of Victoria Xiengthong Palace, i would like to thank you for your lovely review regarding your last stay in our property! We are proud to read that you have appreciated your stay with us, and especially to see that you gave us five star rating in all possible categories. We would be...

Kosmos
Reviewed 17 November 2014

-Dated rooms, bad maintaint, dirty bathrooms -Balcony's door didn't close firmly leaving space for insects and lizards to enter the room -No daily breakfast buffet -Toiletries were not replenished -No hot water only luke warm -I wasn't greeted when i checked out in the morning Good location!

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Victoria_Xiengthong, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear Kosmopolis2005, Thank you for sharing your comments regarding your last stay in our property. Fist, i had difficulties to believe that your comments were related to our hotel, but when i saw the other reviews that you posted on this website, i realized that yes, you do have very high expectations, and no, those expectations doesn't seems to be...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 November 2014

We loved our stay in this beautiful hotel in Luang Prabang. The rooms were very clean & beautifully decorated & the spacious balcony overlooking the Mekong was well used for evening drinks. Plentiful drinking water, complimentary mini bar & evening "goodnight gifts" were very much appreciated. Breakfast on the restaurant balcony was a treat with delicious local specialties, fresh juices...

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Victoria_Xiengthong, Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear Sandra H, We are glad to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us! I will share your flattering commentsto all our team, they will be happy to read tthem. You are indeed more than welcome for another stay with us in our lovely property of Laung Prabang! Thank you again, and best regards, Antoine LOBRY General Manager

Nice, France
Reviewed 20 October 2014

The Victoria Xiengthong was the last residence of the Late King of Laos,opposite the Royal Pagoda- A charming place on the Mekong river- The Mekong suite is confortable with " a private terrace overlooking the river...Real nice to stay there but not during the " Songkran " period ( the Laotian New Year also the Feast of water....As it very...

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Victoria_Xiengthong, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear ekika06, Thank you so much for posting this lovely review regarding your last stay at Victoria Xiengthong Palace! Yes you are right the "Pimai" festival, or Lao New Year, is the biggest celebration in Laos, it is equivalent as New Years Eve in Europe. The locals gather on the street, make noise and splach water everywere, a bit like...

George Town, Malaysia
Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

2nd time staying here. This time booked the Mekong Suite. Mekong view was blocked by trees in front. housekeeping is ok. room comes with hairdryer, coffee tea making facilities. Luang Prabang is not a big place , easy to walk around.

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Victoria_Xiengthong, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear lookatsleep, Thank you very much for your review regarding your last stay in our property! We are all happy to read that youhave appreciated your time with us. We would be glad to host you one 3rd time in Victoria Xiengthong Palace! Looking forward to seeing you again in Luang Prabang, Warmest regards, Sincerely, Antoine LOBRY Genral Manager

Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 7 October 2014

situated near the mekong river, it's very convenient for transportation. i really like it's architecture. Staff is friendly and helpful. i do not see many local people and shop around, so quite and fresh. It's suitable if you want to stay at the hotel to relax. it is better if hotel has swimming pool.

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Victoria_Xiengthong, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear AnnaCandy, We are glad to read that you have appreciated your stay with us, and proud to see that you consider our property as you "favorite hotel" We would be glad to welcome you again one day, for another relaxing stay at Victoria Xiengthong Palace! Thank you again and best regards, Antoine LOBRY General Manager

St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 2 September 2014

The Victoria is a lovely hotel in the beautiful and unique town of Luang Prabang. Having come up from the Thai border in a private van, stopping in Vang Vieng overnight (another review), I needed a peaceful spot as the drive up, while outstandingly beautiful, was long. The hotel staff are delightful, always smiling and ready to help. The Manger...

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Victoria_Xiengthong, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this review

Dear rich57, Thank you very much for your lovely review regarding your last stay in our property! I will pass your flattering compliments to all our team here, who is trying, day by day, to provide an excellent service to all our valued guests. You are welcome form another stay if you have the chance, one day, to come back...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Luang Prabang, surrounded by the golden spires of the town’s famous Buddhist temples is Victoria Xiengthong Palace, the last residence of the Laos Royal Family. This beautiful boutique property has been lovingly restored to its former glory, and once more sits proudly on the banks of the Mekong River. The 26 elegantly appointed rooms and suites capture the essence of Laos’ unique culture and style, with local materials and fabrics used throughout. Look out upon the majestic Wat Xiengthong – the town’s most famous temple, or simply sit back and soak up the ambience of this UNESCO protected palace, the perfect place to discover the wonder and charm of Luang Prabang – the Jewel of Indochina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Victoria Xiengthong Palace

Address: Kounxoau Road, Ban Phonehueng, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: $189 - $396 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Victoria Xiengthong Palace 4*
Number of rooms: 26
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#2 Business Hotel in Luang Prabang
#12 Luxury Hotel in Luang Prabang
#14 Romantic Hotel in Luang Prabang
#15 Family Hotel in Luang Prabang
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