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Kingfisher Ecolodge

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I work in the travel industry and have stayed at just about every quality accommodation in Laos. I would have to say that Kingfisher Ecolodge is close to my favourite place to stay in Laos; gorgeous cabins (go for the Comfort Bungalows), a serene eating and relaxing area, and a truly divine setting, overlooking wetland plains and with the occasional... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 days in late February in one of the bungalows. We really enjoyed everything, the location, the peace and quiet, staff, meals, other guests. We went on a half day trek and really enjoyed it, also did an elephant ride through the rice fields. There is nothing like waking up in the morning to the sight of an... More 

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your nice review about our lodge, we are glad to have received such a good review from you and we have taken note about your suggestion for improvement. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

The bungalows are comfortable, each with its own balcony from where you can watch the water buffaloes passing by every day. It's a perfect secluded place for relaxing and enjoying nature for several days. The staff is very friendly and we really do recommend the half-day trecking tour with many information about evironmental surroundings and how people use the various... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

We spent two night in this little paradise, very quite place where is possible to rest after trekking or tour in Laos. Ecoroom is very comfortable, bath shared is clean, food is good and we had benefit from a delicious view and serenity. Thank for all Massimo and your staff.

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Thank DemaDefra
Maxit, Proprietario at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for the nice review you have written, it is always gratifying to see our efforts compensated by guests' appreciation. Best regards. Massimo and staff. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

We stayed there two nights before taking our plane from Pakse to Vientiane (the lodge is 1h30-2h away from the airport). We enjoyed the nature and the peace of this place ! The staff was very friendly, we did the one day elephant safari and our guide (one of the employee) was extremely nice ! The food is also good... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Getting to Kingfisher Ecolodge can be a bit of a challenge, as the main highway is in very poor condition. However the road from the highway to the lodge is well maintained. This is a fair distance from any cities so there are no amenities other than those at the lodge. They do cater to you here quite well. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

The Kingfisher Ecolodge has almost as much quaintness as a Lord of the Rings story. It seems like an Edwardian era African jungle retreat only constructed (partly from bamboo) in southern Laos. One example would be the steps sometimes having different height spacings in the steep wooden stairs leading up to the bungalows. Another would be the geckos, which range... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Be careful with all the fuss around this place ! First of all, we didn't get the "eco" part in "ecolodge". They are watering the garden all day long during the dry season. They are also putting the lights on way before the sun sets. Not very eco-friendly. This place is ok if you have a lot of money to... More 

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Maxit, Manager at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

We are not going to comment on the rest, it really doesn't worth the time, but to say that our food prices are 3 to 4 time higher than the rest of the country (which rest of the country by the way?) is not only a blatant lie but also a very ignorant comment to do, most probably this person,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night at bungalow View of the terrace is superb Watching elephants and bizons eating And if you love camping and being outside at night this is place to be But we are not that fan of all the noise of insects Also a large gecko was also lodged at our place So we spend evening at Resto... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Very good location, this ecolodge is well isolated on the road 18a not far from a nice village. The welcome was just ok the ecoroom are very basic, we could have done with a blanket as the night was quite cold. no isolation at all so be prepared to hear everything that is said next door! Breakfast is very "economic"... More 

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ecolodge located in Xe Pian National park, southern Laos, not far from Wat Phu temple. Restaurant service and eco activities available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingfisher Ecolodge

Address: Ban Khiet Ngong, Ban Khiet Ngong 16000, Laos
Location: Laos > Champasak Province > Ban Khiet Ngong
Price Range: $21 - $90 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kingfisher Ecolodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Kingfisher Ecolodge Laos/Ban Khiet Ngong
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