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Lani's House By The Ponds

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Bangkok
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Simple yet attractive guesthouse, small and quite pretty garden, very well-located in the centre of town and yet peaceful (not counting temple drums all through the night!). We arrived after a hard slog all day from Luang Prabang, and were only staying one night, and it would have been absolutely perfect had it not been for the indifference bordering on... More 

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bangkok
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here 3 nights. what a lovely spot off the road. Beautiful old building in lush park like setting. Great spacious room (Rm 5) with nice furniture and balcony area. Excellent bathroom and shower too. Staff are lovely and friendly and speak very good English. Only issue was the wifi which was intermittent at times and quite slow, however the... More 

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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

I spent a week at Lani's House. ideally located, surrounded by 3 temples; the colonial style house is big and offers a much-expected quietness right in the heart of the city (which i very handy, late ... at night). I came 4 years ago and the whole place has, since, been renovated. Breakfast and service have been greatly improved too... More 

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Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

this old colonoal style but refurbished house is the address to stay when one wants to be in the centre of Vientiane yet be away from the ustle of it. the beautiful garden, the pleasant staff, the morning and evening temple bells next door...this is what I like in being in Vientiane.

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Lani's H, General Manager at Lani's House By The Ponds, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you very much for your positive review. Your comments are highly valued as we continously work on improving the service we provide. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay (and more particularly, the location and garden) as we are dedicated to making our guests' visits the most pleasant we can. We are looking forward to... More 

Portugal
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

I like this kind of hotels. Colonial style, gardens around. The rooms all with different names are very spacious and well equiped. Breakfast on the terrace near the entrance. Next time Lani's Guesthouse will be my choice again.

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Lani's H, Manager at Lani's House By The Ponds, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you very much for your positive review. Your comments are highly valued as we continously work on improving the service we provide. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay here as we are dedicated to making our guests' visits the most pleasant we can. We are looking forward to seeing you again. With all our... More 

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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

We loved our stay in Lani's House. There was very little about the place to remind us it was 2016- except the very fast wifi- and the building looked like it hadn't changed much in the last half decade, but had been well-cared for. The rooms were spacious and comfortable and set off with local artworks. A particular highlight was... More 

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Lani's H, General Manager at Lani's House By The Ponds, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you very much for your positive review. Your comments are highly valued as we continously work on improving the service we provide. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay (and more particularly the building, your room and the garden) as we are dedicated to making our guests' visits the most pleasant we can. We are... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016

Well sited near central V.ientiane..gracious old style feel to it. Room spacious, single beds generous size, good bathroom..just remember to press hidden button for hot shower relaxing sitting areas around the property. Look out onto greenery and temple. Wifi. Recommend.

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Lani's H, General Manager at Lani's House By The Ponds, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you very much for your positive review. Your comments are highly valued as we continously work on improving the service we provide. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay (and more particularly the location, your room and the bathroom) as we are dedicated to making our guests' visits the most pleasant we can. We have... More 

San Francisco
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Hidden down a long private driveway off a busy street in Vientiane. I loved the old colonial character of this hotel and the antique objects showcased throughout. My room was huge, quiet and had an oversized semiprivate balcony. Plenty of hot water and daily maid service. Laid-back atmosphere adds to the ambience. I would recommend.

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Lani's H, Manager at Lani's House By The Ponds, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you very much for your positive review. Your comments are highly valued as we continously work on improving the service we provide. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay (and more particularly the building, your room and the atmosphere) as we are dedicated to making our guests' visits the most pleasant we can. We are... More 

Sergy, Rhone-Alpes, France
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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Our family of five (with kids aged 11-16) stayed here in August 2015... we had been working in a remote part of the country for a number of days and as fun as that was, we were happy to come to a place with hot shower and wifi! Lani's guest house was clean, welcoming, central (we walked everywhere), and excellent... More 

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Lani's H, General Manager at Lani's House By The Ponds, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you very much for your positive review. Your comments are highly valued as we continously work on improving the service we provide. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay (and more particularly the location and the facilities offered) as we are dedicated to making our guests' visits the most pleasant we can. We are looking... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Just spent a week at Lani's House by the Ponds and loved every moment of it. Great renovated old house right in the most lively part of Vientiane. Very quiet, considering the location. I had a large room on the 2nd floor, and a balcony. I'll stay there again next time I go to Vientiane!

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Lani's H, General Manager at Lani's House By The Ponds, responded to this review

Dear guest, We thank you very much for your positive review. Your comments are highly valued as we continously work on improving the service we provide. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay (and more particularly the building, your room and the location) as we are dedicated to making our guests' visits the most pleasant we can. We are... More 

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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lani, one of Vientiane's classic high-end guest houses has been lovingly revived and is now Lani's House by the Ponds. The breezy colonial house, set in a peaceful tropical garden in the city centre, is a few minutes' walk from the Mekong Riverbank. Located just off Setthathirat road, lined with temples and old trees, this gem of a hotel is close to many of Vientiane's finest cafés, restaurants and shops. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lani's House By The Ponds

Address: 281, Setthathirat Road | Ban Haysok, Vientiane 01000, Laos
Location: Laos > Vientiane Province > Vientiane
Price Range: $42 - $78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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