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Kingfisher Ecolodge

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Ban Khiet Ngong, Ban Khiet Ngong 16000, Laos
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Kingfisher Ecolodge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The cost went up quite a bit due to the transport to the middle of no where at 100,000 kip each one way, due to the wet season. It was an adventure just organising the transport - but it worked! Charming. Glamping almost. No ac but great fans. Showers OK to say solar. Breaky good. Food a bit pricey and... More

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

First of all many thanks for your nice review of our lodge. We would like however to point out that we do not advertise our food as organic even if it is, partially, if you read that on other websites or guide books I'm sorry but unfortunately it is beyond our control what other people write about us. We also... More

Auckland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I only spent two nights here, very happy with the staff and service. Bring Mosquito repellant, like all places in Laos there are mosses to deal with. Lovely rooms and I like that food too. My only complaint is that I didn't have enough time with the Elephants.

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Pakse, Laos
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The place is really nice and the comfort bungalows just incredible. Even the Eco option with shared bathroom is nice. All comes with a very nice view on a green grass plain with elephants and water buffalos. Also the elephant riding in the village is nice and worth doing it. One issue of this place is the price. if I... More

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Paris, France
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Great ecolodge, we had a bungalow in front of the wild with two elephants saw from our hammock on the balcony :), plenty of water buffalos, cows, geckos.... great time. Fans, mosquito net, safe... every thing you need in fact. No need of aircond because the nights are fresh. Very surprised to see some of the comments about the owner,... More

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Eden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

My wife and I stayed for three nights in one of the excellent lodges. Beautifully fitted out and very tastefully appointed, well maintained and clean. The lodge is true to its claims of being eco-friendly, and also directly supports the local village. The view of the wetlands from our lodge was beautiful, and the peaceful and easy walk to the... More

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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

On the way back from 4000 islands to Pakse, we stayed at the Kingfisher ecolodge for 2 nights. There are few other places available in the neighbourhood of Kiet Ngong in the Se Pian NPA but not so many. We were with 2 families (4 adults / 5 kids) so the bill was rather high to Lao standard at the... More

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I would like only to precise that our prices may be rather high (even if it is a quite subjective matter) not only because you won't find another location like ours in the neighborhood but essentially because we have higher costs than the others. All our supplies must be purchased by us in Pakse town... More

Ghent, Belgium
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123 reviews 123 reviews
63 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

Owner is a very unfrienly italian man, who control many times his staff. And so even the staff is not frienly. The owner cannot work togheter with his lao staff, he is Always giving orders! But at this moment (end of 2013) there is not an other choice in Ban Kiatgong. The confort room is big and has a big... More

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm not going to be "politically correct" in this reply therefore I would like to inform you that If you read some older reviews you will see that many people said the opposite of what you wrote, but they are surely wrong. As you may know, but I'm not sure, there may be unfriendly hotels... More

Kendal, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
113 hotel reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Stayed 2 nights in a comfort bungalow. There were very few other quests staying- hence it was very quiet. The view from the room was lovely, as was the view from the restaurant. The bungalows are very spacious and clean, Good shower, but there is no where to sit inside apart from on the bed. The lighting was rather inadequate... More

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York UK
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91 reviews 91 reviews
56 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

We arrived at the Kingfisher Lodge after driving for 8 hours or more! We were given one of the new lodges which was very comfortable and had a spectacular view of the countryside . Two elephants washed and played in front of our balcony( complete with hammock) for long periods of the day.it really was lovely to relax in comfort... More

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

All staff at Kingfisher Ecolodge greatly appreciate this nice review of the lodge, it is always highly rewarding when a guest demonstrate such a satisfaction for his stay with us. With our best regards. Massimo Mera / Owner of Kingfisher Ecolodge More

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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

We stayed in a individual bungalow, with a view on the surrounding wetlands, with water buffalos and elephants, which, together with the nearby village, and the colonial bungalows gave you a jungle experience that is really worthwhile. Beautiful surroundings, and common parts, elephant ride, relaxing and quite atmosphere, far away from all the touristic activities. Food is good, but pricey,... More

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

We would like to thank the guest for his nice review of our lodge, however we would like also to point out that we have never refused to serve a breakfast even when the guests arrived after 9am, which is the time limit reported on our menu, and the coffee is always refilled during breakfast (if requested) for guests staying... More

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Additional Information about Kingfisher Ecolodge

Address: Ban Khiet Ngong, Ban Khiet Ngong 16000, Laos
Location: Laos > Champasak Province > Ban Khiet Ngong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Kingfisher Ecolodge Laos/Ban Khiet Ngong

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