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Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 20 June 2011

We were amazed when we checked in to La Residence. The suite room was so nice and comfortable with a great mountain view. You can relax at the balcony in the evening with coffee or tea and can see the lighted Buddha Staue in the night on the mountain. Waking up to the beautiful mountain view feels so relax. The...

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for staying with us at La Résidence Phou Vao and for sharing your positive experience with others. We certainly hope that your future plans to visit Laos include La Résidence Phou Vao as it would be our absolute pleasure to welcome you back on your next trip to Luang Prabang! Yours sincerely, The Management

New York City, New York
Reviewed 19 June 2011

We had a great time at this hotel - it is located a short walk from the main area of town or a quick 7 minute shuttle / tuk tuk ride, so you can spend time on the main street and see all the temples without being in the middle of things. This is one of the few hotels in...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your experience at La Résidence Phou Vao on the TripAdvisor website. Your opinion is very valuable in helping us to maintain a high level of service and in ensuring that your expectations are met each visit. We are most delighted to learn that you enjoyed the cruise that was...

Rivergaro
Reviewed 14 June 2011

We stayed for four days in this lovely hotel. The Hotel has a great setting in the city of Luang Prabang, near enough to the city center, but far enough to be very quiet. We found the staff very friendly and helpful. The food is "french-style" and we enjoy every dinners there! The rooms are very clean and you won't...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your personal observations regarding your stay at La Résidence Phou Vao. Additionally, we would like to thank you for your kind comments in noting that you found our staff very friendly and helpful as well as you were enjoyed the food in our restaurant. It will be our absolute pleasure...

Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 5 June 2011

From the moment we landed we were handled very professionally! A well groomed English speaking chauffeur was standing with our name card ready to escort us to an almost new Hyundai mini van. The van was extremely clean, both externally and internally. It was well equipped with bottled water and cold scented towels. The seat pockets had information on what...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your experience at La Résidence Phou Vao on the trip advisor website. We are most delighted to learn that you enjoyed the hotel facilities, restaurant and spa as well as the staff service. We certainly hope that your future plans to visit Laos include La Résidence Phou Vao, because...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 1 June 2011

A beautiful hotel overlooking the natural wonders of Luang Prabang topped with friendly staff, excellent services, wonderful foods and luxurious spa treatments. Loved every bit of detail the hotel had to offer. Highly recommended. A must see for those needing quality R&R!

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Barcelona
Reviewed 31 May 2011

We stayed in The Residence Phou Vao in Luang Prabang for 3 nights and it was wonderful. The hotel is part of Orient Express and have high standards. The location is superb overlooking the Mountains and famous Phou Si. The infinity-edge swimming pool is perfect and is a key piece on the hotel charm. Rooms are spacious and well equipped,...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your experience at La Résidence Phou Vao on the trip advisor website. We certainly hope that your future plans to visit Laos include La Résidence Phou Vao, because the only thing better than welcoming you, is welcoming you back. Yours sincerely, The Management

Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 14 May 2011

We stayed at La Residence Phou Vao for the last 3 nights of our 7 night stay in Luang Prabang. While staying in town, we did most of the "essential" activities in Luang Prabang (witnessing the morning alms, cruise on the Mekong, excursion to Khuang Si waterfalls, wandering in and out of wats as we strolled around town) so when...

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Dear Guest , Thank you for taking the time to review our Hotel as we sincerely value your comment. We are most delighted to learn that you enjoyed our facilities, the room, pool as well as the food and spa. It will be our absolute pleasure to welcome you back on your next trip to Luang Prabang! Yours sincerely, The...

Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 8 May 2011

Everything good, can't come up with a single negative comment. The staff are first class, with those on the front desk among the friendliest and most helpful we've come across in Asia. Special thanks to Xai, who went out of his way to find information for us. The setting is on the edge of town, but no-where is very far...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to comment about your experience at our property on the trip advisor website. As a result of guest feedback like yours, we implemented the changes to increase the selection of local dishes on offer to our restaurant menu. We would also like to thank you for your kind words in noting that...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 27 April 2011

Great hotel, close to the airport, staff greetings were warm from hotel transfer at the airport and at the arrival of hotel made us feel welcome. Hotel is located in a great area, the views are absolutely beautiful, not far from the town centre. Rooms were great, would recommend the Mountain View Pool room as said on the web site...

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Dear Guest, Thank you for your wonderful remarks on Trip-advisor website . We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay at La Résidence Phou Vao as well as the service which we have shared with our staff. We certainly hope that your future plans to visit Laos include La Résidence Phou Vao, because the only thing better than...

Jakarta, Indonesia
Reviewed 20 April 2011

The place is immaculate . Staff attitude has been faultless during our 6 nights stay : reception , rooms , pool , restaurant , spa . Food is especially nice , the restaurant manager's presence is discreet but constant , making sure everything is to your liking , and accepts alteration to the menu . The extended view from the...

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Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to comment about your experience at La Résidence Phou Vao on the Tripadvisor website. We are most delighted to learn that you enjoyed our service and facilities of the hotel, and that you found the view from the restaurant and the pool is beautiful. Once again, thank you for your wonderful remarks,...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Breakfast included
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  • Minibar
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  • Room Service
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast included
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Positioned atop a hill, gazing across the sacred mountains, Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao is an unforgettable place to stay. Its calm, tranquil ambiance echoes that of sleepy World Heritage town of Luang Prabang - former royal capital of Laos - spread out below. Designed in a traditional style, this intimate hotel is gemmed with teak, silk and fresh cotton accents. The hotel's Phou Savanh restaurant is famed for its wonderful French-influenced local cuisine while Doc Champa bar offers guests a range of Laotian and classic cocktails. The award-winning Mekong Spa blends ancient techniques with modern understanding to ensure complete indulgence and well-being and is the first luxury spa in Luang Prabang, Laos. Furthermore the hotel offers a gym, boutique, tours & excursion desk, meeting room and organic garden with cooking class area. The hotel's 34 suites are elegantly furnished with emphasis on local styles and materials. The combination of parquet and traditional Lao textiles creates an immediate sense of peace and space in all suites. Large windows provide plenty of natural light and open onto the exotic gardens. A conveniently arranged terrace offers privacy, comfort and tranquility. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

Address: Luang Prabang 84330, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: $505 - $978 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Belmond La Residence Phou Vao 5*
Number of rooms: 34
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Also Known As:
La Residence Phou Vao By Orient-Express Hotel Luang Prabang
La Residence Phou Vao Hotel
La Residence Phou Vao Resort
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Romantic Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Family Hotel in Luang Prabang
#2 Spa Hotel in Luang Prabang
#4 Luxury Hotel in Luang Prabang
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“If you can get a room for up to US $250 a night, it'd be worth staying here. Otherwise AVOID.”
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“Choose and upstairs room. The wood floors creak.”
 of 5 bubbles Jeanine21, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a garden view suite, very nice, but I'm sure they are all fine.”
 of 5 bubbles GringoWim, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you have laundry, take it into town, where for 10,000 kip a kilo (about one euro) it will be washed and ironed.”
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“Choose a room with a large balcony”
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