We stayed a total of 3 nights in a Mekong facing upper level room...AMAZING! The views were spectacular...sitting out on your balcony watching the sun rise, then switching to your back balcony to watch it set. All the views! Great indoor and outdoor shower..big spacious, clean and well appointed rooms. It was low season so if we saw 2 other guests it was a rareity. The spa was relaxing and much needed. Limited selection of treatments...but they had what was necessary. You can dine by the infinity pool over looking the mekong, in the open air restaurant or on the grounds over looking the mekong. Breakfast was fabulous...not a buffet but a choice of what you wanted. Lunch and dinner both had a great selection of western and asian dishes. We also did the sunset Mekong cruise on a pontoon boat....beautiful sunset, canapes and a bucket of beer lao...you couldn't ask for anything more! The staff were all outstanding!
- 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