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Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

Luang Prabang, Laos

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Belmond La Residence Phou Vao

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Excellent hotel. Close to the city center. Great rooms and fantastic service. Awesome vibe. Great pool.

Belmond La Residence Phou Vao Hotel in Luang Prabang, Laos, is a luxury spa hotel in Luang Prabang with breathtaking views of the mountains and surrounding World Heritage town of Luang Prabang. Experience the unique and peaceful atmosphere of this luxury resort in Laos, and enjoy a warm welcome from some of the most hospitable people in the world.

Belmond La Residence Phou Vao is set within three hectares of lush gardens on the small hill of Phou Vao (the Hill of Kites) with beautiful views overlooking Mount Phou Si, Luang Prabang's sacred mountain, and the golden dome of the Vat Chamsi Stupa. Luang Prabang is an ancient capital and home to the Golden Buddha. The beautiful gardens, rich with bougainvillea, palms and frangipani frame the fabulous infinity-edge pool which affords breathtaking views over the palm-filled valley below and out towards the distant mountains.
Hotel Address:
  • Belmond La Residence Phou Vao
  • 3 PO Box 50
  • Luang Prabang,
  • Laos

Location Summary
Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao is located 4 km east of Luang Prabang International Airport and only 2km from the old town of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The town is beautifully-preserved, featuring traditional Lao architecture and European colonial buildings, set at the remote and peaceful confluence of the Mekong and Nam Kam rivers.

It enjoys a unique location as the only hotel in Luang Prabang built on Phou Vao hill - translated as the hill of the kites. This vantage point affords panoramic views looking out over the countryside.

Directions to Hotel
Daily flights run to Luang Prabang International Airport from Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and China.

Please note that visitors are not allowed to rent cars for self-drive in Laos. Rental cars must be hired with a driver.
Fine Dining On Site
The restaurant seats 60 - with tables both indoors and out - and features both local Lao and European specialities. The cocktail bar provides the perfect place for pre-dinner drinks and the patio offers a supremely relaxing setting with breathtaking views.
High Speed Internet
Library with Wi-Fi internet access. Wi-Fi connection in the Bar, Restaurant and Lobby.
Pool Outdoor
The hotel's stunning infinity pool stops dramatically on the cliff edge, giving the swimmer uninterrupted views of the beautifully verdant valley below and the sacred mountains on the other side, with glimmering gold pagodas and shrines peppering the hillsides. The emerald tiles give this freshwater pool a rich, green hue, enhanced by the many palms, bougainvillea and fragrant frangipani trees which skirt the pool area. The thirteen metre pool is open to guests twenty-four hours a day.
Spa Facility
The Spa at Belmond La Residence Phou Vao Hotel is the first luxury spa in Luang Prabang, Laos.
Biking, Mountain
With stunning scenery, good roads and exceptionally light traffic, Luang Prabang is a great place to explore by bike. Gentle and more challenging routes can be found around the town and our concierge will be delighted to help you plan your journey. Why not take along one of our special La Residence Phou Vao picnics to enjoy when you take a break? Bicycles are available for hire directly from the hotel.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Biking Mountain
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Hiking
    - Jogging Running
    - Theatre & Museums

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