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Barcelona
Reviewed yesterday NEW

You'd think from the reviews this was a great boutique hotel in Luang Prabang but compared to a lot of other hotels in the region, it really wasn't. We were so looking forward to our week's stay here, but it turned out to be one of the worst hotels we've stayed in in Asia, particularly for the price. We had...

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staffordshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I travel a lot in Asia and this is one of my must stay hotels. it has one thing in spades and that's that elusive thing called style. The staff are great if a trifle dotty, the rooms are comfy, the wine list is amazing and the food is great. You won't find a better place in town to hang...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Apsara is my go to place for trips to Luang Prabang. It has a history (as opposed to the pop up colonial places built nearby in the past few years), excellent staff, and an appropriate level of comfort that's just right for LP. You're on the Nam Khaen, so you avoid a lot of the tourist noise, but you're...

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Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were looking forward to staying at well-recommended boutique hotel towards the end of our holiday in SE Asia. We were very disappointed - the only hotel that didn't meet expectations of the 10 hotels we stayed in over 3 weeks. We were expecting a French colonial style building on the Peninsular overlooking the Nam Khan River. So far so...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear Christopher S I was sorry to read your review of our hotel and that we did not meet your expectations for one reason and another. We try and make clear on our website and the websites of our on line travel agent partners the difference between the two Apsara buildings – that the standard rooms are in the smaller...

Esher, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overlooking the Nam Khan river and next to the Tamarind restaurant [qv] The Aspara was quiet, possibly a little soulless but served excellent food. We sat in the hotel on their balcony though others opted for the terrace overlooking the river. Food was very good especially a yellow squash curry and the pre-dinner snack which was river weed dried and...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear DerrickJS, Thanks for taking the time to write us a review, We really glad you enjoyed your diner experience at The Apsara. Best, Christopher

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is well located hotel, quiet and with a good waterfront view. Dining can be either in the verandah, or on outdoor tables overlooking the water. The staff are very friendly. Rooms to avoid at the ones in the annexe they overlook the neighbour's electricity generator so you are not going to be able to sleep well. I was able...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this restaurant on our first night in Luang Prabang. Delicious food and lovely outdoor seating. I had the duck with papaya salad and it hit the spot! My friend tried the soup and that was also tasty. Would definitely try the hotel on my next visit - it looked clean, had a nice location and they offer bike...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear ruddy_17, We would like to thank you for your great review and for coming in our restaurant. We really glad you enjoyed your diner experience at The Apsara. We hope we will have the chance to welcome and serve you again soon. Best regards, Christopher Lim

Kerry, Ireland
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I really enjoyed my stay at The Apsara. The location is perfect. The rooms are spacious and quaint. The addition of tea/coffee facilities would be great but there is excellent coffee available from the restaurant/bar. I would like a TV in the room but I appreciate that not having it is probably a deliberate choice on the part of the...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear constanttraveller3 I would like to thank you for choosing our hotel during your recent stay in Luang Prabang. We are really glad you enjoyed you stay with us and we really hope to see you again soon at The Apsara. Best, Christopher

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

Great value for the money. Conveniently located walking distance to the night market, temples, river cruise start, and nightlife street. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. They have a little patio area out front on the river to enjoy some drinks or have your meal. The free breakfast was delicious. We had no issues with any bugs or anything in...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear Andrew, Thank you very much for you comments regarding your stay at The Apsara Hotel. I really enjoy reading your review which I've shared with the whole team. Hope to see you again. Best, Christopher

Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Nice boutique hotel with riverside setting in charming old town of Luang Prabang. Everything is within walking distance. Stayed three nights there in November 2016. Staff were friendly and helpful. They made phone calls for me (free of charge) about flight and tour arrangements. My next stop was Vang Vieng. The manager sorted out the private minivan quickly. Thank you...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear Sandy, I would like to thank you for taking the time to write a such a nice review. We are really happy you enjoyed your stay with us. We hope we will have the chance to welcome and serve you again soon. Best, Christopher

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“Don't stay in the annex.”
 of 5 bubbles FishCatBadger, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I like downstairs but them i'm nosey”
 of 5 bubbles bettystaffs, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Never take a room in the annexe”
 of 5 bubbles christophersH9015JL, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“upstairs room with a view”
 of 5 bubbles sandyc577, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The better rooms are on the second floor of the second building (the ground floor rooms are right on the street and more noisy. )”
  • We had the upper floor room on the veranda of RH building - there are two other rooms adjacent
 of 5 bubbles andrewsR5250HQ, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
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