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Dreamtime Eco-Retreat

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Ban Hom village | 25km upriver from Vientiane, Vientiane 12345, Laos
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed at Dreamtime for a bout a week! I had such a great time!!. It's an excellent place to relax, take your time to read, rest and meet nice people. Mike and Michelle are very friendly and nice people, making you feel like at home. The place is far away enough from the city to relax but close enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bottom line: Dreamtime is my favorite place I've ever paid to stay. Why should you give it a shot? Novelty—There's no place in the world like it. I know that in writing this review I may be "blowing up the spot," but places with unadulterated nature and true silence are increasingly rare. Seek them while they last! Restore—If you've made... More 

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Portland, OR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I was living in Vientiane for a month and was invited to go out to Dreamtime with a friend. I actually had no idea what Dreamtime was to the point that I asked if we needed to bring food and alcohol. Ha! Silly me. Like previous reviewers have stated, the food is indeed delicious. I posted a photo of the... More 

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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Dreamtime is the right place if you want to be in the nature and out of the city and the noise. The forest is beautiful and the river very refreshing !! The food is amazing and very fresh. It was a paradise to stay there for few days.You re completely reconnected to nature. You ll be out of time....

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Vientiane, Laos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We came to this place because we heard from a friend that it was a place to go in vientiane to find quietness and peace and that is what we found there. We really enjoyed the place, the nature around, obviously the food which is amazing and the care-taking couple Mike and Michelle who will do anything for you to... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Yes, I know it is really a backpacker place, but for the price, it was definitely lacking. Throughout Asia, breakfast is included in most accommodations, but not here. Because the place is so remote, we had to eat all meals on site. While quite tasty, they were relatively expensive, for being served on the ground. The accommodations are extremely sparse... More 

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Vientiane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

I love to take my bike (or bicycle) and ride down to this amazing place to spent a amazing time going around in the forest or chilling with my friends in the river next to the waterfall, eating amazing food, playing some games, playing music .... And most of all spending a great time with amazing people !! You probably... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

A lovely place, a return to nature, Dreamtime was the perfect close of a SE Asia journey that was a learning experience from beginning to end. Mike is a charming host and we have remained friends since my visit there. I recommend it highly for its sheer tranquility and closeness to earth as it can still be.

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Bardia National Park, Nepal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

i arrived with my wife to dreamtime, a friend recommended on this place. this place is an amazing jungle, with few huts, each hut have is own area and very privet, to see the next hut you need to walk a bit/ perfect for couples !! everybody are meeting in the restaurant ,the food is unbelievable !!!!!! seriously its the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

What a little gem, finding a paridice at the end of a dusty trail! Greeted with a cold drink and warm wonderful smiles. Lounging in bungalos beneath the cool jungle canopy. An experience that with never be forgotten by my heart and tastebuds ummm!

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