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    Accommodation in Luang Prabang
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    Pullmann Hotel Luang Prabang

    The Pullmann Hotel - Luang Prabang *****

    The newly opened 5-star resort, Pullman Luang Prabang, stretches across 16 hectares of beautiful countryside, surrounded by lush paddy fields, rivers and mountains. A great base to explore the beautiful town of Luang Prabang, the property is fitting for both business and leisure travellers. Situated 10 minutes from downtown, guests can explore the ancient city of Luang Prabang. Considered to be the cradle of Lao culture and nestled in jungle-clad hills at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, this enchanting destination is the former royal capital of Laos and a beautiful UNESCO City.

    Pullman Luang Prabang features three swimming pools, a secluded spa and lakefront restaurant. Business travellers can utilise Luang Prabang’s largest conference centre with state-of-the-art facilities. It is the largest hotel in Luang Prabang with 123 spacious guest rooms and caters for all types of travellers, including families with its dedicated Kids Club. With rooms being spaced out around the grounds, there is an intimacy to the property even though it is one of the largest in the region. It’s setting amongst the rice paddy fields makes you feel like you are living more local during your stay.

    You can expect the level of modernity and comfort that Pullman is famous for. All rooms and suites feature a large terrace, connectivity panel, free WiFi, workspace and areas to relax. This has been fused with a local Laotian feel with tastefully decorated rooms. Room types include the Deluxe Room, Premium Deluxe Room, Deluxe Suite, Premium Deluxe Suite and Villa. Although varying in size, the difference in room types also offer different views – Mountain View, Garden View or Poolside. The massive bathroom has a walk-in rain shower and a separate bathtub. A private balcony offers a space to sit outside and relax while taking in the gorgeous surroundings.

    At the Pullman Luang Prabang you can enjoy a wide variety of culinary delights offered by the all-day dining restaurant, L’Atelier. The international executive chef combines ingredients from the organic garden and the local communities. The restaurant overlooks the lake and offers dining inside and outside. For a morning coffee or scenic sundowner, try The Junction, the Pullman lobby bar concept: when barista meets bartenders and when morning pastries meet tapestries. The Junction looks over the paddy fields and exotic gardens from an extended outdoor deck.

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    Avani Hotel

    The Avani Hotel - Luang Prabang ****

    The Avani+ is a gorgeous little garrison perfectly positioned in the centre of town, opposite the night market and a five-minute stroll to the banks of the Mekong River. It's also one of only a handful of hotels in the city with a swimming pool.

    First time visitors to Luang Prabang could not be better placed at this intimate hotel. There are a dozen beautiful temples and historic sites within easy walking distance, including the gold-walled Wat Mai, the Royal Palace and Mount Phousi viewpoint. Across the road is the night market, where you can shop for wooden handicrafts, locally woven fabrics, paper lanterns and paintings. The airport is 15 minutes away by car.

    In keeping with the city's Unesco status, this new hotel has been built in the style of a French colonial-era barracks; low rise with crisp white walls and louvre windows, squarely positioned around a sunny courtyard and swimming pool. The billet-style layout combined with pretty gardens of towering palms, jasmine blossoms and banyan trees makes the Avani+ the perfect spot for unwinding. Not suitable for families.

    From the reception staff to the cheerful housekeepers and soothing spa therapists, the service couldn't have been warmer. Complimentary bicycles are available from reception and are a great way to explore Luang Prabang's higgledy-piggledy streets and tree-lined avenues. On your return, throw yourself into the 25-metre swimming pool, flop on a sun-lounger or visit the impressive little spa for a traditional deep tissue massage.

    The 53 rooms are clean-lined cocoons of golden woods, creamy soft furnishings and simple Hmong artworks, with up-to-the-minute tech and verandahs overlooking the pool or surrounding neighbourhood. Bathrooms are positioned across the rear of the room and have strong showers but no bathtubs and limited amenities (pack your own body lotion). Light sleepers may also want to pack earplugs to drown out noise drift from the corridor and swimming pool.

    Main Street Bar and Grill, which serves Asian and European fare – chicken wings, salads, soups, stir-fries, steaks – was low on guests and atmosphere during my stay, most likely because of the inconsistent quality of the dishes; overcooked vegetables, wet and lumpy mash potatoes, too-salty sauces. Thankfully, there's no shortage of exciting little stalls, cafés and restaurants nearby. Breakfast was more appealing, a pleasant buffet of tropical fruit, pastries, cold cuts, and hot dishes to order.

    Last edited by Tripadvisor; 11-24-2022, 03:37 AM.

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    Accommodation in Luang Prabang
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    The Sanctuary - Luang Prabang

    The Sanctuary - Luang Prabang ****

    Located in the historic heart of the city of Luang Prabang , midway between the Mekong and Nam Khan Rivers, the Sanctuary Luang Prabang Hotel is a haven of tranquility on the edge of the peninsula, close to the night market with streets, temples and restaurants typical of Laos.

    The Sanctuary Luang Prabang is built around three listed buildings. Its charm, its traditional architecture and exotic garden make it an ideal holiday resort, calm and serene, yet close to everything. Luang Prabang is the historic capital of Laos, the mecca of Buddhism, and is a UNESCO world heritage site. Most of its architectural treasures are within walking distance of the hotel. Sanctuary Luang Prabang Hotel, a garden in the heart of the city.

    The Sanctuary Luang Prabang Hotel has 30 elegantly furnished rooms. They are conveniently arranged in order to offer an exclusive view on the lotus pond. Each terrace faces the garden and offers privacy and comfort in a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. As for the history bonus, the main building now protected by the UNESCO was the former house of the King’s brother and the gardens the royal stables.

    22 Superior Rooms: 24 Sqm The 20 Superior Rooms with a pond view: Located on 2 levels owning their own private terrace, all the rooms share similarities when it comes to the wooden style and materials and the large terrace openings allowing plenty of natural light inside. The rooms boast an incomparable view on the garden hence making your stay unique and unforgettable. 2 Superior UNESCO Rooms: Experience the essence of the World Heritage City by staying in Luang Prabang’s former chinese dispensary protected by the UNESCO Tip: These two rooms are interconnecting by a private lounge area. The 6 Deluxe Rooms: 32 Sqm + 8 Sqm balcony Located in 2 buildings on 2 levels that offer refined and charming rooms. The elegant features added to the view on the lotus pond lake will definitely be the final touch to an enchanting stay. The 5 Deluxes rooms with a balcony: The lotus pond as a view will certainly help you soak up all the tranquility and greenness that is vital to start a busy day. The UNESCO Deluxe room: Experience the essence of the World Heritage City by staying in Luang Prabang’s former chinese dispensary protected by the UNESCO. The 2 Suites: 36 Sqm + private garden or balcony. The suite with a private garden: The lotus pond on the one side, to a tranquil shady and private garden on the other, your stay will be filled with greenness and you will soak up all the tropical benefit. The suite with a private balcony: Experience the essence of the World Heritage City by staying in Luang Prabang’s former chinese dispensary protected by the UNESCO.


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    La Residence Lobby - Luang Prabang

    Belmond Hotels - La Residence Phou Vao *****

    Revivalist Indochinese chic was minted at Luang Prabang’s first luxury resort, long before the city became packed with boutique hotels. The fact that it still sits on most connoisseurs’ lists as one of the top three hotels in the city is a testament to that original blueprint of taste.

    La Residence commands inarguably the best aspect of any hotel in the city from its peaceful eyrie on top of a hill. And what it misses in terms of convenience – it’s a five-minute ride by tuk-tuk or free limo to the heart of Luang Prabang – it more than makes up for with its widescreen view of Mount Phousi and the surging mountains beyond. Families will particularly enjoy the free use of bikes.

    Traditional Lao buildings with curlicue roofs, faux Khmer ruins and stupa (shrine); ornamental lily ponds, accompany stylish shadowy interiors with fine Buddhist art, wicker furniture, and a signature of colonial nostalgia belying an efficient Western-run hotel. A former royal summer house, it’s as grand as it’s intimate, an oxymoron of bijou nooks to escape and read in, capacious rooms and rich tropical grounds choking on frangipani, mango, hibiscus and sunburst palms. By night the lawns are lit with thousands of candles as if a legion of fireflies have landed.

    Two serene pools to cool off in - the main infinity pool by the restaurant giving onto the mountains, and the dipping pool next to the Condé Nast award-winning Mekong Spa, decidedly colder and perfect between spells in the steam room. Treatments start at 702,720 Laotian Kip ($70) using locally produced organic essential oils. There’s also a fine boutique selling local handicrafts. What really separates this hotel from others is the quality of the service; staff are attentive and nothing is too much to ask.

    Rooms have low slung tables, huge four-posters, mosquito nets and contemporary teak furniture. That said the rosewood floors can be rather creaky. Private verandas with opium beds overlooking the green infinity pool and mountains beyond maximise the romantic setting. The boutique touches are excellent too, such as hibiscus flowers scattered on cloud-white bedspreads. All rooms feature a safety deposit box.

    The Phou Savanh Restaurant looks out across the mountains, and has Lao and Western favourites like Mekong Fish fillet, rice paper spring rolls and pan-fried chicken and beef tenderloin. Buffet breakfast dishes up a cornucopia of fresh pastries, artisanal bread, homemade jams and quality coffee.


    Last edited by Tripadvisor; 11-24-2022, 03:07 AM.


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      Accommodation in Luang Prabang​​
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      3 Nagas Hotel - Luang Prabang

      3 Nagas ****

      Deep in the ancient city of Luang Prabang, Les 3 Nagas sits cheek-by-jowl with stilted wooden Lao houses, palm trees and vibrant Buddhist temples. Exuding charm and atmosphere in equal parts, the hotel's dark wood rooms are cool and romantic with a sense of colonial yesteryear.

      Set on the sleepy main road passing through the sacred peninsula, you’re as likely to see an apprentice monk in tangerine robes as a fellow falang (foreigner), for this is where most of the temples are found. It’s also perfect for watching the Tak Bat (dawn ritual of giving alms to the monks), which passes nearby. Close too are all the best restaurants, which are within easy walking distance. Borrow a bike and lose yourself in the backstreets and along the attractive banks of the Mekong and Khan rivers.

      From the moment you spot the hotel’s vintage burgundy Citroen parked outside the two French villas – for there’s one on either side of the road – Les 3 Nagas instantly spells old world style. If ever there was a spot evoking French colonial days and begging you to don that white linen jacket this is it. Golden Buddha statues at every turn, apsara girls dancing quietly upon walls in gilt stencils, ornamental gardens and soothing dark-wood rooms. Classic Indochine.

      Acquired and refurbished by the Accor Group, Les 3 Nagas is one of the original boutique hotels on the peninsula and still one of the most attractive, with warm experienced staff and excellent service. There are no facilities here other than the bar, restaurant, and free bicycles, however there’s a free shuttle service around the city and to its sister hotel, the Sofitel Luang Prabang Hotel, where you can make use of the spa, free gym and outdoor pool.

      Stunning rooms with verandas, tiled floors, dark-wood furniture, fridge, letter-writing desk, and capacious bathroom, with and a cream colour scheme running through its curtains and bed linen. Not the best option for kids, this is much better suited to couples and solo travellers.

      The restaurant specializes in Lao cuisine only (while the Sofitel Luang Prabang Hotel focuses only on Western cuisine), think mok pa (steamed fish in banana leaves) and laap (minced pork with shallots and lime juice) all produced using Mekong caught fish and locally produced vegetables. Guests eat al fresco on the attractive terrace choking in palms and cooled by fans.

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      The Apsara Hotel - Luang Prabang

      The Apsara •••

      The impact on guests that The Apsara’s uncluttered, zen-like cool has is palpable, and in an ever-expanding city of swish but impersonal accommodation, this diminutive belle deep in the heart of the peninsula feels like a home you’ve loved in a former life.

      Overlooking the bucolic Khan river, its banks lined with wet rice plots and chirruping kids, the position of the hotel is perhaps the most enviable in the city; halfway up the peninsula, you are immersed in peace and a stone’s throw from the old city’s best restaurants and bars, as well as five minute’s walk away from main street, Sisavangvong.

      Apsara’s graceful Art Deco lines and wood shutters evoke old world style from the outside, while its contemporary interior is imaginative and quirky, with bold colours and objets d’art scattered sparingly throughout. Owner Ivan Shulte is a master of taste and has crafted an aesthete’s oasis that etches itself in your memory with magical interior vignettes, like the low-lit corridor wall recesses glittering with glass Buddhas.

      Free pick-up and airport drop off, plus complimentary use of bikes and long-tail ferry across the river to sister hotel, Apsara Rive Droite. Restaurant and bar and free use of bicycles. Staff keep a vigilant eye without crowding you and are always at hand to give advice on things to do.

      Despite fierce competition from new boutique hotels, The Apsara still has the most eclectically alluring rooms on the peninsula. While downstairs rooms are smaller, the superior upstairs rooms are spacious and crackling with romance; silk screens seclude antique baths, while pastel-shaded retro couches and romantic desks lend a refined elegance. And that’s not forgetting the ultra-comfy beds and small balconies with views looking out onto the river. Colour schemes tend toward neutral white walls complemented by matching blue or pumpkin-orange bedspreads and silk curtains. It’s chic and homely at the same time. Due to the fact the building is an old one the upstairs floors are not soundproofed, so children are not allowed to stay on the first floor. More of a hotel for couples

      A destination in itself, the restaurant is full of light and colour with a fabulously handsome glass backed bar. Take breakfast outside on the terrace to the metronomic patter of orange-robed monks passing by. Dinner is a delight, the ceiling aglow with Hoi An lanterns, the Asian Fusion menu offering beautifully presented curries, Lao and Thai fare, with locally sourced produce.

      Last edited by Tripadvisor; 11-24-2022, 02:51 AM.


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        Accommodation in Luang Prabang​​​
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        Satry House

        Satri House ****

        Set in a former Lao prince’s childhood villa, this enchantress of a boutique hotel has fine art on its walls, an ornamental pond laced with lilies, a beautiful swimming pool, and the sense you’ve arrived in a place of such calm and comfort you’ll find it very hard to leave. Hidden down a side-street in a quiet neighbourhood some 10 minutes’ walk from the night-market and Mekong Riverfront, it isn’t ideally placed on the peninsula.

        Traditional Lao style finely fused with a distinct nod to colonial Indochine – imagine darkwood furniture, Tuscan orange walls and muted greys and blues; wood-beamed ceilings, whirring chrome fans, leaping Verdigris horses and antique Buddha statuary. Satri House radiates eclectic taste to say the least; thanks to the efforts of its creator, who has handpicked every item over the years and made the place like a little home. The original house has been lovingly restored and carefully enlarged over the years, so there are now two houses interconnected by a weave of sleek corridors and pathways through butterfly-rioting gardens; your only clue to your bearings being the statue in each square- was it Ganesh or Kali you just passed? The effect is you frequently lose your sense of orientation, but what a magical pace to get lost in.

        There’s a bijou spa centre using organic products made in Thailand, plus a stunning 15m swimming pool (with Panama hats considerately placed on each of the surrounding sun-loungers) and accompanying pool bar shaded by tamarind trees and sunburst palms. There are a number of public places to relax in: the library, with its cut glass decanters, Farrow and Ball grey bookshelves crammed with Taschen pictorials, antique black leather sofa and burnt amber walls, is particularly inviting. Staff are warm and friendly.

        ​Cool tile floors, powder-blue walls, bronze Buddha statues, stunning vintage photography and Bakerlite telephones, all conspiring to take you back in time. Beds are huge, carved four posters, with substantial quilts and Hmong bed runners. There are safe boxes in the rooms, and walk in showers in the bathrooms. It’s a big statement, but the rooms here are among the most exquisitely photogenic and imaginatively eclectic in the city.

        The restaurant is delightful, with Gustavian faux-panelled walls, tile floors and refined jade crockery that perfectly compliments the lemon coloured interior. but stylish with an Asian fusion menu of dishes like Chicken Provencal and mok pa (steamed fish in banana leaves).

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        Sofitel - Luang Prabang

        Sofitel Luang Prabang ****

        The Sofitel Luang Prabang is an exclusive and sophisticated retreat. The property is set in the former French governor's mansion and is a UNESCO Heritage protected building. The colonial quarters have been restored and the hotel features several French-style buildings with large white columns set around landscaped courtyards. There is a long reflection pool with water lilies, and large shady poinciana trees to wander under -- and with a large wall surrounding the entire property, it feels very serene, private, and remote. While there is no palatial lobby or entrance gate to greet visitors (guests are checked-in in their rooms), the manicured grounds and attention-to-detail make it a pretty unique and elite spot. The back of the resort has beautiful traditional wooden Lao homes, one of which houses the spa, another which is used for a cooking school, and there are again large trees, wooden birdcages, and spacious lawns giving off a sense of space and serenity.​

        The Sofitel Luang Prabang is located on a quiet side street just outside of the downtown area of Luang Prabang. The hotel is about a 15-minute drive from the airport, and while it is a solid 20 minutes' walk into the heritage zone of the old town along the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, there are plenty of restaurants and shops much closer to the hotel in the center of town. There aren't any views from the property, as it is surrounded by a wall, but at the same time, it feels very tranquil and private, and it's a great location for combining proximity to sights with a total luxury escape.​

        The rooms at Sofitel Luang Prabang are comprised of 23 extremely spacious suites. All of the suites have beautiful throw pillows, giant flat-screen TVs, safe boxes, minibars with free beverages, robes and slippers, plush beds with dramatic wood frames, and electric hot water kettles for making coffee and tea. All the suites have extremely large private garden patios with lawn space, with some different configurations depending on the room type. Entry-level Garden Suites have bathtubs outside on the patios, along with rainfall showers inside, while Heritage Suites have their tubs in the rooms. The opulent Pool Suites have their own small pools in the backyard, along with outdoor tubs as well. The rooms come with free Wi-Fi and breakfast and feel very private. The only drawback to the stylish suites are their lack of views. The entire building is low level, surrounded by a wall or fenced in, and the only views out of the rooms are of their own gardens.​

        The Sofitel Luang Prabang has a very large swimming pool, one of the biggest in Luang Prabang (due to UNESCO ordinances, a large number of hotels in town do not have pools). The hotel also has a charming restaurant full of shelves of books (the restaurant is appropriately named The Library), which serves upscale Lao cuisine and has outdoor tables looking out at the courtyard as well as the atmospheric interior. There is no fitness center, although there are plans to build one. The Sofitel Luang Prabang has a cooking school and a pampering spa set in a beautiful old wooden traditional Lao house, and the hotel also gives guests free bicycles to use for getting around town. Free shuttle service is also available during the day.​
        Last edited by Tripadvisor; 11-24-2022, 10:04 AM.


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          Accommodation in Luang Prabang​​​​
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          Kiridara - Luang Prabang

          Kiridara - Luang Prabang ****

          The Kiridara looks and feels like a relaxed vacation resort. While most hotels in heritage Luang Prabang don't have many facilities, this one is built around its sunny swimming pool and courtyard. The resort sits up on a hillside, and doesn't have much of a lobby, just a small simple space with books and computers where guests are quickly checked in. The pool takes up much of the public space, with the spa and fitness building further up on the hillside. The main hangout area is the pool and its adjoining outdoor terrace where the Phu Doi restaurant has outdoor dining in the cool season, with an indoor section below, both giving views out to the mountains and town. From down below, it doesn't look like much, but viewed from above, the orange tiled roof Lao teak wood villas that make up much of the property look quite stately. Overall the atmosphere is peaceful and refined.

          The Kiridara is located outside of the town center and historical area of Luang Prabang. It's too far to walk from the hotel, but the property does provide free shuttle service on call as well as free bicycles for guests to use to get around. The hotel sits off the main Highway 13 that runs all the way to Vientiane. This road is trafficked and dusty, but the hotel is up a driveway on a hill so it feels far away, and there are good views of the mountains and surroundings. There aren't many restaurants, bars, or shops for tourists in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. The Kiridara is convenient for getting to the airport which is about a five-minute drive away. As the hotel is on a hillside and has no elevators, there is the need to climb stairs to go to the rooms or spa or fitness, which might put off some guests.

          Rooms here are divided between Deluxe, Premium, and Suite options. They mostly have the same amenities and features and just differ in size. The standard Deluxe rooms have fine crafted wood floors and furniture, a writing desk, closet space, and ultra-comfy mattresses. Rooms come with electric kettles, large flat-screen TVs, DVD players, bathrobes and slippers, minibars, safes, and free Wi-Fi. Bathrooms feature large rain showers and private water closets. All of the second-story Deluxe Rooms have outdoor terraces, whereas the rooms in this category on the first floor do not have a terrace but do have a soaking bathtub. Premium Rooms include extra square footage, elegant soaking tubs, double mirrors and sinks for the bathrooms, and Lao teak furnishings, with connecting room options for families. The top category Kiri Suites have decks overlooking the pool and mountains, iPod docks, huge 40-inch flat-screen TVs, and hand crafted Terrazzo bathtubs. The Kiridara also offers several large private villas that are located in the historic UNESCO heritage area downtown, with standby shuttle service for guests to come use the resort facilities.

          The Kiridara has more features than most other hotels around town. It has a sunny swimming pool with an infinity-edge and sophisticated ambience, set with large planters filled with water and a single green plant. The pool area could use a few more sun loungers, especially in high season, but there is poolside bar service, and the deck of the Phu Doi restaurant offers lovely outdoor dining and mountain views. During the hot season, guests can enjoy the indoor air-conditioned dining area, and the restaurant serves an excellent free breakfast buffet, plus Lao and international fare on the menu for lunch and dinner. Wi-Fi is free throughout the hotel. A small but light filled fitness center offers three cardio machines and a weight bench. The serene spa includes private treatment rooms and a soaking bathtub large enough for two. Buddhist statues and shrines add to the Asian decor. The resort provides guests with free bicycles to use throughout their stay, as well as an on call free shuttle service for those who don't want to pedal.

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          Luang Say Residence - Luang Prabang

          Luang Say Residence - Luang Prabang ****

          The Luang Say is stately and stylish, from the minute you arrive through the gates and enter the French colonial pavilion that houses the lobby and the upper floor Explorator Suites. The hotel is themed upon the early French explorers who traveled through this part of Indochina, and there are photos on the wall of travels of yesteryear, old maps, and artifacts -- from ancient ethnic hunting weapons, to cases of butterflies from collections, to lots of eye-catching art pieces. The lobby has a checkered floor, with a wooden staircase leading up to the open balcony above, from where one can look down on the lobby. The elegant Belle Epoque restaurant is entered through large glass shuttered doors from the lobby, which then leads out into the gardens and on to the other colonial buildings which house the Pioneer Suites. In the manicured gardens one can find statues of the old French explorers, along with an organic garden where they grow produce for the restaurant. Add on the exquisite pool which reflects the sophisticated buildings and you start to get a sense of just how attentive to detail every aspect of the property has been made.

          The Luang Say Residence is located slightly outside of the town center of Luang Prabang. It is too far to walk to the old historic district and main temple area, but it's only a 10-minute bicycle ride or one can take the free tuk tuk shuttle service the hotel provides. It is a 15-minute drive to the airport from here. The hotel is on a quiet street that sees little traffic, especially at night, and it is a great escape from the crowds, yet still not too far removed. One blemish on the location is that there are not many restaurants or bars right in the neighborhood, so one needs to go to town for this.

          There are only 24 suites at the Luang Say Residence, with 20 of them being Pioneer Suites and then there are 4 upscale Explorator Suites. The rooms are all incredibly spacious, with fine wood Lao floors and French colonial decor. There are large poster beds in every suite, elegant sofas, rattan topped tables, wood writing desks, high ceilings, and a choice of both air-conditioning and fans. Paintings and art objects decorate the rooms, and even the enormous flat-screen televisions have wooden painting frames around them. Other amenities include hot water kettles for coffee and tea (with French presses for making the provided gourmet coffee), stocked mini-fridges, safe boxes, robes and slippers, and plenty of closet space. There are terraces to relax on looking over the gardens, and beds come with giant mosquito netting to ensure undisturbed sleep. The bathrooms are some of the largest in town, and have plenty of Luang Say toiletries, rainfall showers, and lots of mirrors. The facilities are truly luxurious, although for the pricetag, there ought to be large bathtubs included in all -- but only the higher-end Explorator Suites have them. Those suites also have lounge areas, double vanity units, and private garden terraces overlooking the property, plus almost double the space of the Pioneer suites. All suites come with free Wi-Fi and breakfast.

          The Luang Say has one of the best swimming pools in Luang Prabang, big enough to swim some laps, with a spacious area with sun loungers to relax in. There is the upscale Belle Epoque restaurant here, which serves Lao cuisine as well as international dishes. The restaurant serves up Lao specialties like pla ob samun prai (fish filet in parchment) and also offers items like foie gras and pan-seared scallops on the extensive menu. The free breakfasts for guests include excellent eggs benedict. The 1861 Bar has a colonial feel, with a marble fireplace, plush armchairs, and ethnic hunting weapons and regalia of the early explorers that came to the area. The resort has lush grounds and there is even an organic garden out back which grows vegetables and spices that the restaurant uses for its dishes. The hotel also has free bicycles for guests to use, as well as a free tuk tuk shuttle service on call.
          Last edited by Tripadvisor; 11-24-2022, 10:23 AM.