Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao Hotel

Phu Vao Hill 3, Box 50, Luang Prabang, Laos

Its prime position on Kite Hill gives this sumptuous hotel the best views in town. Traditional Lao touches are everywhere, creating a sense of exotic luxury in the rosewood-furnished rooms. In the evening you can relax over cocktails at the Dok Champa Bar and sééoak in the restful garden surroundings. The restaurant ($$$$) is among Luang Prabang's best, serving authentic Lao food and rich French dishes. Seven different therapies are available at the spa; stay a full week and you can try a different treatment each day. The hotel provides free shuttle service into town for its guests. At $580 for the lowest-price rooms, the hotel is very expensive during high season, but substantial discounts are offered during slower periods.

PROS

  • infinity pool
  • excellent restaurant
  • discounts for longer stays

CONS

  • garden rooms do not have great views
  • 20% service charge
  • not the best value

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 071-212530-up to 33

HOTEL DETAILS

34 rooms
Rate Includes: Breakfast

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