Must see hotels in Vientiane

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    Settha Palace Hotel

    This stately building, set in grounds ablaze with flowers, is as graceful as it is relaxing. Fans whirr over marble floors so polished you can see your…

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    Ansara Hôtel

    Achingly beautiful Ansara is housed in a compound of colonial-chic French villas with a heavy whiff of old Indochina. There are 28 rooms set across the…

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    Lao Orchid Hotel

    A classy, modern hotel with a swish lobby and chilled veranda cafe with a great view of the road. There are 33 welcoming rooms here with varnished wood…

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    Vayakorn Inn

    On a quiet street just off increasingly hectic Rue Setthathirath, this tasteful, peaceful hotel is great value. Generously sized rooms are impeccably…

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    My Box

    The 12-bed dorms at this new hostel feel modern, clean and inviting – a stark contrast with most budget places in town. This vibe extends to the tidy,…

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    Sailomyen Hostel

    Honestly (and astonishingly), there's little difference between the dorms and the new block of private rooms here. All are tidy and trendy, decked out in…

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    Hotel Beau Rivage Mekong

    This pink boutique hotel still packs a punch, with 16 unique, spacious, sunny, loft-like rooms outfitted with pastel colours, terrazzo floors, waffled…

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    Souphaphone Guesthouse

    A very tidy and homey guesthouse with 25 spacious rooms, some with lots of sun, and all with fresh linen, cool tiled floors and pristine walls. If you don…

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    Hôtel Khamvongsa

    Lovely French-era building lovingly reincarnated as a welcoming boutique hotel; think subtle belle-époque touches like glass-tear lightshades,…

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    Green Park Boutique Hotel

    A real urban oasis, this charming boutique hotel exudes calm and escapism from the moment you enter its dark-wood lobby and step into its lush garden…

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    City Inn

    As well as offering long-term apartment stays, this place is one of the smarter midrange biz-boutique hotels in town. The contemporary lobby sets the tone…

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    Lao Poet Hotel

    The vibe at this new hotel – smooth concrete and lots of glass, potted plants, chunky carpets, patterned wallpaper, vintage and Lao touches – is tough to…

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    Manorom Boutique Hotel

    Looming large over a small lane in the centre of town, this hotel offers exceptional value. The stylish lobby sets the tone for a well-presented Lao…

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    Day Inn Hotel

    From its inviting yellow exterior to its vintage terrazzo floors, this old-timer exudes charm. The 32 spotless rooms boast large beds, rattan furniture…

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    Avilla Phasouk Hotel

    A popular long-term stay, this place also doubles up as a good-value midrange option with spacious wood-clad rooms offering all the trimmings, including…

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    Salana Boutique Hotel

    Highly polished, wood-flavoured Salana fuses Lao and contemporary styles to add a sleek dimension to Vientiane's accommodation scene. Rooms have wood…

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    Mandala Boutique Hotel

    A French villa built in the 1960s is the setting here, and flashes of vivid colour and chichi flourishes such as lacquered granite floors and dark-wood…

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    Champa Boutique Hotel

    Tucked away just off popular Rue Francois Ngin, this is a charming boutique hotel set around a courtyard swimming pool. Despite its central location in…

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    PVO Hostel

    This centrally located hostel offers 11 air-con dorms for two or four travellers (prices are by room, not person). Despite the odd pricing system, it…

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    Lao Plaza Hotel

    A standard for business travellers, this blandly designed marbled edifice boasts a vast international-style lobby and spacious rooms. Expect desks,…