Stayed 2 nights 14-15 Aug 13 in a river front villa (room 0301). The resort is set on the Mekong some 25 kilometres from town. The staff are very friendly, helpful, well trained and have good English. Our villa was less than 20 metres from the river, well set out and well appointed. The pool was good but with far too much chlorine. The restaurant is little expensive but provides a good variety of excellent food - DO NOT forget to take the mosquito repellent. The breakfast ordered off the menu was good.
After staying at the Riveria Hotel (Thakhek) the previous night, this was an oasis. Rating 10 out of 10
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The River Resort is located on 400 meters of naturally landscaped Mekong River frontage in the south of Laos, close to the renowned Wat Phou UNESCO World Heritage site. The Resort's architecture and decor are contemporary Southeast Asian. 22 of its 28 guest rooms have stunningly beautiful, panoramic views of the Mekong River; and the other 6 have fine views of beautiful evergreen rice paddy, flowering trees and tranquil ponds. Each guest room has an indoor and an outdoor shower and other high-standard amenities. The Resort’s open-air Dining Sala, overlooking the Mekong, includes a restaurant offering Western and Laotian/Thai cuisine, alfresco dining on its Riverfront lawns, a cocktail/juice bar, and a rooftop lounge for private meetings. Two infinity swimming pools and the Resort’s onsite Spa complement a relaxing stay. Its two private Riverboats offer casual journeys on the Mekong and sunset cocktail cruises, including - when the Mekong is at ebb - spectacular sunsets viewed from a soft sand beach on a remarkable uninhabited, sandstone island offshore the Resort. The River Resort is an ecologically and environmentally responsible hotel, committed to the use of replenishable bamboo for most of its furniture, organic and hydroponic "farm to table" gardens, recycling of inorganic waste, composting of other waste, as well as solar heated hot water for its kitchens; and is also committed to the improvement of the education of its local staff and the livelihood of its local community. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The River Resort Laos/Champasak Town