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Luang Prabang has some of the most elegant resorts in the world. Vientiane also has a classic colonial luxury hotel, a few boutique options, and several business-style hotels of international standards. Otherwise, fancy resorts in Laos are few and far between, though there are perfectly adequate facilities in Pakse and the Plain of Jars. New resorts are starting to spring up, but in the more off-the-beaten-path
New resorts are starting to spring up, but in the more off-the-beaten-path spots like Phongsaly, Muang Ngoi, 4,000 Islands, things like Wi-Fi or cable TV are not guaranteed, and in some spots hot water or even 24-hour electricity may be missing.