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The River Resort

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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“sunset cruise”(27 reviews)
“the river”(156 reviews)
“rice paddies”(15 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
3 Star Hotel
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Offers & Announcements: DELUXE RIVER FRONT ROOMS!
Offers from The River Resort
Offers & Announcements: DELUXE RIVER FRONT ROOMS!
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is made up of a number of buildings dotted around the grounds. The style is very modern but reflects the traditional houses of the area. The rooms are in separate buildings, two rooms on each of two floors with terraces and outdoor showers....More

Thank Caroline K
Response from David D, Owner at The River ResortResponded 1 week ago

Dear guests, We thank you very much for the review of your recent stay at The River Resort, titled “A Lovely Hotel on Banks of the Mekong River”. We are pleased with your thoughtful comments about your 2nd Floor guest room, with outdoor and indoor...More

Reviewed March 10, 2018

Room was great (large) staff were all very friendly. Checking in and out very simple. Attention to environmenatal issues was welcome. The grounds were extensive, and with two pools (albeit small) one had always a calm n option.More

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Response from David D, Owner at The River ResortResponded March 11, 2018

Thank you for the short review of your experience at The River Resort. We are very much pleased that you enjoyed your room; found our staff to be very friendly (as most of our guests also do); that you appreciated the attention we give to...More

Reviewed March 3, 2018

This is a great resort. My wife and I travel a bit and this was is the finest place we have stayed. We were there for 2 nights. Fantastic views from our room of the Mekong and while having meals. The reception arranged for a...More

Thank MrSmartyPants
Response from David D, Owner at The River ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for the great review you posted on TripAdvisor of your recent stay with us, titled "The best of the best". We are very much pleased to hear that The River Resort was the finest place you stayed on your trip through...More

Reviewed February 28, 2018

We three seniors had two goals for this four day layover. One was a good rest after a busy two weeks. The second was to see sunset over the Mekong. We got our rest with fully appointed rooms with balconies overlooking the river, two infinity...More

1  Thank qualicumgirl
Response from David D, Owner at The River ResortResponded February 28, 2018

Dear three senior guests, we are very much pleased to hear in your review of The River Resort on TripAdvisor that your 4-day stay with us met your expectations, namely, "a good rest after a busy two weeks" of travel; and seeing a fabulous "sunset...More

Reviewed February 18, 2018

We came to the River Resort after a somewhat disappointing Mekong Cruise and felt we had landed in heaven. The bed was comfortable, the bathroom was modern, the view of the river was beautiful. Dinner was excellent and since we had to leave before the...More

Thank European123
Response from David D, Owner at The River ResortResponded February 21, 2018

Dear Guests of The River Resort, thank you very much for the wonderful review of your stay with us, titled "Wonderful service and a great hotel in every respect", and that you felt you had "landed in heaven" when you debarked from the Mekong Cruise...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Meeting Rooms
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
$75 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
$75 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Jennifer G
January 21, 2018|
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Response from David D | Property representative |
Yes, it's a long "hike" (several hours' flight) from Luang Prabang in the North of Laos to Champasak in the South of Laos. There are many things to see and do in the South, including the largest waterfall in S.E. Asia and... More
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AnnGB333
November 8, 2015|
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Response from David D | Property representative |
Easiest way to come from Luang Prabang is by air, generally there are one or two flights a day directly to our international airport, in Pakse, about 45 minutes' drive to the Resort. There are also daily flights from Luang... More
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HELEN H
March 19, 2015|
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Response from David D | Property representative |
Hi, it's as easy as pie (as my grandmother used to say) to book direct for The River Resort! You can go to our website, enter the Reservation page and book online there; or you can email our General Manager, Kitkosol, ask... More
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"Ask for a river view"
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"choose a room on the 1st floor (there is only groung and 1st). I had a corner villa, and it was very peaceful."
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"Get any room facing the river upstairs offers panorama views."
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"Make sure you book an upper floor river front room. They are the best."
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