Laos Hotels

Le Calao Inn

Pros

  • Quiet spot on the Mekong
  • Lovely Mediterranean restaurant
  • Upstairs rooms have private balconies with river views

Cons

  • Almost always booked
  • Interiors not as elegant as exterior
  • Some rooms have unpleasant smell

Published 06/03/2014

Fodor's Review

Fronting the Mekong and just down the street from Wat Xieng Thong is this small hotel, which was resurrected from a ruined mansion built by a Portuguese merchant in 1904. Four guest rooms upstairs open onto a colonnaded veranda to views of the river and the hills beyond. The two rooms on the lower floor are larger—with three beds each—and have private terraces, but are a bit dark. The Buasavan Restaurant on the ground floor serves French and Asian fare. Because of the hotel's small size and popularity, it's highly advisable to book ahead November through April or ask about the owner's similar properties nearby.

Hotel Information

Address:

Khem Kong Rd., Luang Prabang, Laos

Phone:

071-212100

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 6 rooms
  • Rate includes: Breakfast

Published 06/03/2014

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