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Pakse, Laos
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

This is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy peace and quiet and solitude. Luc and Moon are wonderful hosts and they have a great staff, especially Khamsaen who will help you with all of your needs. I spent three nights here with a buddy, we wanted to go into town and Moon gave us a lift into Luang Prabang... More 

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Thank Hutchabilly
indianajone27, Owner at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Hutchabilly! Thank you write your first comment of a hotel on TripAdvisor and you are our 100 writers! I like to said my return on investment it's the people I meet and you confirmed. It's was a real pleasure to meet you and your buddy and have this nice talk around the fire! More 

Penang Island, Malaysia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2014

If you don't like walking up a lot of steps each day then this is not the place for you!! The rooms (ours had beautiful views across the river) are some distance from the restaurant and public areas. The breakfast included was very nice. A decent lunch and dinner menu at reasonable prices. My only gripe was the Christmas eveing... More 

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indianajone27, Owner at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear pumpkinIzmir. Thank you to share your impression of the resort we really appreciate your comments and any suggestion are wecome. Best Regards More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2014

We stayed at modest accommodation for most of our time in Luang Prabang, but splurged for three nights at the Zen Resort to celebrate our wedding anniversary and the new year. We're so glad we did! The location is beautiful and secluded, the scenery is breathtaking, the staff - especially Kham Sane - are very accommodating, and the food is... More 

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Thank PixMD
indianajone27, Owner at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Kopchai! to take the time to write your comments on our resort and give us your feedback. I am happy to be able to share our dream with you. Please note we offer massage in the room and we plan to built a special room for massage near the waterfall where it's more private. More 

Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2014

Really enjoyed this resort. We stayed 3 nights in mid-Dec when there was a cold snap. The rooms on the river were beautiful, the food was fantastic and the ability to relax all day long here was well worth the money. The fire pit was an added bonus during the cold weather. Great hosts as well. We were confused for... More 

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Thank SaraLat
indianajone27, Owner at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you to take the time to gives us your impression about our resort. I am happy that you appreciate what we did and share the beauty of the nature of Laos and its tranquility. I am sorry about the confusion for the menu of our breakfast, we put the price for the guest coming from outside. Our... More 

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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2013 via mobile

the resort offers beautiful bungalows with great views in an absolute quiet surrounding. the owner and his wife as well as the staff were very friendly. the swimming pool is beautifully located with a perfect mountain view. the kitchen was the best we got during our whole journey. we did very relaxing trekking tours and hope to come back one... More 

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indianajone27, Owner at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you to take the time to give us your impression & feeling about the resort. Its encourage us and our staff to Keep Going and to give our best to serve our clientele! More 

NY, NY
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33 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2013 via mobile

Tripadvisor reviews don't do Zen justice. Beautiful location of our bungalow overlooking river and mountains. Very helpful and knowledgeable Quebec/Lao husband and wife team who built and run the resort lovingly. Wonderfully refreshing fresh water pool without chlorine, the perfect finish to an excellent massage and wood fired steam room. Great kayaking on Namkin River with kayaks supplied by the... More 

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indianajone27, Owner at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, we really appreciate your comments. We know it's impossible to give satisfaction or to please to everyone. But a what a comfort to our moral when customers appreciate what has been achieved and the efforts we have put. thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. More 

St. Jean de Gonville, France
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

The hotel is a wonderful hideaway, really an eco-lodge with individual villas, chalet style, in the forest or near the Nam Khan River. What the website does not emphasise is that the Elephant village and the neighbouring village of Xieng Lom are only a half-hour walk away, and that the hotel’s boat (pirogue) can take you in ten minutes to... More 

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indianajone27, Owner at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you so much to take the time to give us your feed back. It's not easy to please everyone but we try hard! Your comment encourage us to continue to work hard to make the stay of our guest at zen Namkhan unforgettable. Thank you again on the name of all our staff. More 

Sydney, Australia
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33 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

Zen Namkhan Resort is a fabulous little find. Located just outside Luang Prabang and with the most beautiful mountain views, this is a place to unwind, relax and enjoy nature and tranquility. The rooms are clean, quiet and very comfy and they are beautifully furnished and decorated. We sat each afternoon on the verandah of our room, or in the... More 

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indianajone27, Owner at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First thank you to take the time to share your experience at our resort and send us your feed back. I will like to give more information regarding your mention about the cage of the monkeys. The size of the cage come from Florida Caging Regulation (see: Monkeyzone, a website speciliazed in monkeys cage). For the size of... More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013

We recently stayed at this charming resort for 3 nights during our visit to Luang Prabang. The resort is about a 20 minute drive from Luang Prabang village (and that will be even less once they finish a fantastic new paved road). The hotel is situated in the middle of nature, overlooking the beautiful mountains, the surrounding jungle and the... More 

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indianajone27, Owner at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you & thank you! Your comments encourage us to continue to serve our guest the best we can... We are not perfect and sometime it's impossible but we try hard!! When I have a chance to have a good communication with my guest and be able to share MON COUP DE COEUR for Laos I can said... More 

caracas
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2013

A beaten track approach, taxi, 4x4 or tuk-tuk, 20 minutes or so from city or airport. A ticket to ride, passed paddy fields, edgy bamboo shacks, engineered escarpments, water buffalo and villagers walking back and forth along the stone roads. The lure of this resort, a little outside Luang Prabang works before you even arrive. A friend had told me... More 

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indianajone27, Propriétaire at Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, thank you to take the time to share your experience you had at Zen Namkhan Resort. We try our best to give to our guest a unique experience to be in "contact" with the nature of Laos. It's was a pleasure to read your comments (refreshing) and it's encourage us to keep going.. We still continue to improve... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in Luang Prabang at 12 km form the center, it's the perfect place to enjoy the breathtaking on the Namkhan River and mountains. You will be able to enjoy the NamKhan River with a serene boat ride, kayak or Trek around the Resort and Tad Sae Waterfall or doing yoga and meditation. We just finish to built a new steam room next to our swimming pool. The beautiful onsite restaurant offer excellent choice of menus, using ingredients from organic produces like herbs and vegetables. Unwind at the Ecological chlorine-free pool after a tiring day. Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort is a perfect sanctuary for leisure travelers who seek for sophistication within a serene environment. Please note the new road to Luang Prabang it's almost completed. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort

Address: 082, Ban Xieng Lom, Luang Prabang 06000, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang > Ban Xieng Lom
Price Range: $99 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Zen Namkhan Boutique Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 11
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“Rooms have a short steep walk to the restaurant so you might want to be near the top”
 of 5 bubbles ROamerG111, 8 Mar 2016 | Read review
“All cabins look like they have great views. The last cabin is standing complety free in nature.”
 of 5 bubbles Bingtravel, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Those overlooking the river have stunning views”
 of 5 bubbles fs936, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room overlooking the river. The view is amazing”
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“Pay more for the mountain views.”
 of 5 bubbles canebrook, 30 Oct 2015 | Read review
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