La Residence Phou Vao
Lonely Planet review
Long-considered the leading hotel in Luang Prabang, this beautiful resort occupies a crest on Phu Vao (Kite Hill) on the southern edge of town. Formerly the Pansea, the rooms here are large and open-plan, with pool-like bathtubs and private verandas with day beds.
Enter the lobby and you'll immediately fall for the place. It's minimalist and beautiful with a lovely reflective pool looking out onto the mountain views beyond. Facilities include an infinity-drop pool with a perfect panorama over the city and countryside beyond. The rooms have satellite TV, minibar, IDD telephone, safety deposit box and enough sliding doors to choose between large and open or small and intimate. Waking up to the misty mornings in the valley below is the perfect way to start a day in Luang Prabang. As well as the impressive regular rooms, there are several suites complete with lounge and DVD player. The restaurant includes a fine selection of authentic Lao and international food - a meal overlooking the pool is an atmospheric way to end the day. A generous breakfast buffet is included.
Our independent authors have visited La Residence Phou Vao and selected this as one of our recommended hotels in Luang Prabang.
Services & facilities
- Room service
- 24-hour front desk
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Steam room
- Full-service health spa
- Area shuttle (free)
- Airport transportation
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Babysitting or childcare
- Free Wi-Fi
- Laundry facilities
- Free parking
- Picnic area
- Swimming pool - outdoor
Description provided by property
Property Location Located in Luang Prabang, La Residence Phou Vao is convenient to Phu Si and Wat Mai. This 4-star hotel is within close proximity of Royal Palace Museum and Royal Palace.
Rooms Make yourself at home in one of the 32 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Rooms have private balconies. Satellite television is provided for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature double sinks and complimentary toiletries.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities Take time to pamper yourself with a visit to the full-service spa. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a health club, an outdoor pool, and a steam room. This hotel also features complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare, and gift shops/newsstands. Guests can catch a ride to nearby destinations on the complimentary area shuttle.
Dining Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of La Residence Phou Vao. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities Featured amenities include a business center, business services, and audiovisual equipment. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free parking is available onsite.
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