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Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   3 PO Box 50, Luang Prabang, Laos
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment we arrived the hotel staff and management were exceptional: warm, welcoming, helpful, attentive, but in a very gentle and respectful way. The tour up the Mekong River , visiting villages and the caves on the hotel's own luxury flat river boat ( including king bed for nap on return if desired) was exceptional, as was the day... More

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Looking around you in Luang Prabang you may appreciate this place as a long shot from its surroundings. What attracts one to this time forgotten place in Laos (Luang Prabang I mean!) is true and unspoiled authenticity, a travel way back in time, serenity, millennia of history to almost touch, humility, piety, you get it… In this atmosphere, and surrounded... More

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LRPV, General Manager at Belmond La Residence Phou Vao, responded to this review

Dear Hermes-Ro, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel. Whilst I was pleased to read that you enjoyed our destination and facilities, I was very disappointed to learn of the frustrations you encountered during your dining experience. On behalf of our staff, please accept my sincere apology. We are committed to exceeding the expectations of our guests... More

Shanghai, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our fourth time in the hotel. We visited 2005, 2006, 2007 before. This place is still kept so well. Nothing seems to have changed after all the years. The interior design of the room is very open air, making you feel blending in with the natural surroundings. A total relaxation. We have been to many top end hotels... More

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292 reviews 292 reviews
41 hotel reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

After touring Vietnam we were looking for a few days R&R and the hotel choice was just perfect. Impressive entrance, well kept gardens, a pool with views over Luang Prabang and great service - this hotel has many plus points and certainly has the wow factor when you enter the building. The junior suites are spacious rooms with 2 balconies... More

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seattle
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This hotel is very pricey by luang prubang standards. But you do get what you pay for. From the moment we arrived we were very well cared for. Staff anticipated our needs and addressed them before we even asked. Example -- we turned down bread at our first meal. 2 minutes later our server (different than the bread server) touched... More

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Mandalay
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Not at all sure that this qualifies as five star except in one respect - the prices. Whilst I have no real problems with the hotel as such the quality is most definitely not 5 *. The rooms are a bit worn, the acoustics from the bathroom are off putting as is the opening into the bedroom, the lack of... More

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Zurich
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Perfectly located.... Dinner at the Pool is delicious and romantic. There are not many sunchairs at the Pool side. Rooms are nice but we had to change After check-in because of a noisy Generator. We very much like this place. The view from pool and room is amazing.

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New York City, New York
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4 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

We arrived at the hotel about four PM and were led into a beautiful open aired lobby opening up to a serene setting of an outdoor fire pit burning and amazing gardens. After having a welcome drink we decided to have a ninety minute massage that had to be one of the best ever. After the massage, we were like... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014 via mobile

La Residence Phou Vao is a gorgeous hotel. We had a room with fabulous pool mountainview which I highly recommend. Decor is gorgeous and landscaping very pretty, all lit up with lanterns at night. Dinner by the pool was excellent and very romantic. This hotel outshines any I have ever stayed at with it's outstanding service. We forgot a wallet... More

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LRPV, General Manager at Belmond La Residence Phou Vao, responded to this review

Dear Dutchgirk Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and with the TripAdvisor community. We are glad to know that you had a wonderful stay here with us. We are flattered by the compliments you have given our hotel, our rooms and our staff. These wordings will be shared among every department as an inspiration to give our guests... More

PONTEFRACT
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52 reviews 52 reviews
27 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

This is a great place to stay and close to the airport (15 mins). We arrived towards the end of evening service in the restaurant, but were accommodated with no problem. The food was simply first class, wonderfully spiced and very tasty. Another contributor commented about the cost of wine by the glass....yes, at $18 per glass it was too... More

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Additional Information about Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

Also Known As:
La Residence Phou Vao By Orient-Express Hotel Luang Prabang
La Residence Phou Vao By Orient-Express Hotel
La Residence Phou Vao Hotel
La Residence Phou Vao Resort
Address: 3 PO Box 50, Luang Prabang, Laos
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Location: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Business Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Family Hotel in Luang Prabang
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Luang Prabang
#2 Luxury Hotel in Luang Prabang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Belmond La Residence Phou Vao 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Residence Phou Vao by Orient-Express nestles atop the Phou Vao (Hill of Kites) in Luang Prabang, the ancient capital of Laos. Overlooking the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, this luxury hotel and spa offers breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and numerous temples ... more   less 
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