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    Rivertime Resort and Ecolodge

    Ban Thadokkam, Vientiane 01000, Laos
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    Overview
    • Excellent50%
    • Very good32%
    • Average9%
    • Poor2%
    • Terrible7%
    Travelers talk about
    “rural laos” (8 reviews)
    “the river” (41 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Restaurant
    Family Rooms
    Pets Allowed
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    1 - 5 of 102 reviews

    Reviewed September 29, 2017

    My family and I stayed here for a few nights in August. We had a nice stay overall and were very well looked after by Sam who runs it with his family who were also very kind, particularly Autumn. Before we arrived we had a...More

    Thank Francesca2267
    Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

    YOUTUBE: UNFINISHED FOOTSTEPS. We'd heard from a few people that Vientiane was a place for a quick stop over, to then swiftly move on. Luckily we found the Rivertime Resort, and had a fantastic stay. A great place to unwind and clear your mind. We...More

    Thank Chris R
    Response from SamThammavongsa, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded August 27, 2017

    Hi Chris R, Thank you for coming and visiting Rivertime Resort. We all had a great time with you both. It was our pleasure in getting to know you and may you both continue safely through your travels. Cheers, Rivertime Team

    Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

    Thank you guys for the hospitality. We had a great relaxing moment. We understand that it is under renovation but at least, we could find a place that is a bit "human" and give a kindb of local feeling. Just something that can be improved:...More

    Thank nickal06
    Response from SamThammavongsa, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded January 8, 2017

    Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We truly value the opinions of our guests and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. The prior response you received was inappropriate and unprofessional. We are now under new management...More

    Reviewed December 29, 2016

    I stayed 1 night at Rivertime Resort and Ecolodge with some friends in May. It was a very pleasant experience. The bungalows are simple but nice. Their river pool is a cool idea since the current in the river is very strong and makes it...More

    Thank olabubu
    Response from RtRSam, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded December 30, 2016

    Hello olabubu, Thanks for the feed back and do hope you and your friends come back. My apologize for the slowness of the lunch. Our staff make all meals when ordered; it takes longer because of no prep foods done in advance. Everything gets cut...More

    Reviewed September 13, 2016

    The Rivertime Ecolodge Resort offers the rural Laos experience that you can't get anywhere else in the Vientiane area. The resort is family run and they definitely treat you like family when you visit. The resort also employs local villagers enhancing the cultural experience and...More

    1  Thank jeffturner07
    Response from RtRSam, General Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded September 22, 2016

    Thank you Jeff!We are all very glad you enjoyed your stay here at Rivertime. It was lucky that you came when there was a holiday. It made the tours more fun for you. I hope you enjoyed riding around the village on the motorbikes. If...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Restaurant
    • Free Parking
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • $18 - $20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
    • Location
    • Laos >
    • Vientiane Prefecture >
    • Vientiane
    • Also Known As
    • Rivertime Resort And Ecolodge Hotel Vientiane ,
    • Rivertime Hotel And Ecolodge ,
    • Rivertime Hotel Vientiane
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    Traveler (116)
    Dining (18)
    Room & Suite (17)
    Pool & Beach (10)
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    jonbabco
    February 6, 2017|
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    Response from SamThammavongsa | Property representative |
    Hi, Rivertime is located about 30 km, or a 50-minute drive, outside of Vientiane. The easiest way to get here is to contact me, preferably by e-mail us, or, alternatively, by phone (Sam (English/Lao) on (+856) 20 5810... More
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    Juliana C
    January 31, 2017|
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    Response from SamThammavongsa | Property representative |
    Hi, We do have internet available. However, understand that we live out in the countryside. There are times that it works great and there are time is doesn't work at all. My answer is it is mostly reliable. Thanks, Sam
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    snowmeiser
    October 31, 2014|
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    Response from Ruairi1959 | Reviewed this property |
    rivertimeresort is the first part of the address and it is a hotmail account (TripAdvisor doesn't allow you to post email addresses!). The owner's name is Barnaby. He is English but also speaks French, German and Lao.
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    "go for a bungalow"
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    "All rooms are private and set delightfully in jungle with interconnecting paths."
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    "Go somewhere else until renovated."
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    "Wifi available in the office only. Detached bungalows are the best option."
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