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Wollongong, NSW
Reviewed 8 February 2013

The Elephant Crossing is not a luxury hotel but our room was well fitted out, clean and comfortable. The air-conditioning, hot water and bathroom fixtures all worked perfectly so I don't understand some recent critical reviews. Wifi was available in the lobby and on the terrace but we found that it also worked in our room. The highlight, of course,...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 6 February 2013

My wife and I stayed for only one night at The Elephant Crossing Hotel in Vang Vieng, because we were on our way to Luang Prabang and had already booked our accommodation there. We could happily have stayed longer at The Elephant Crossing Hotel because our lovely big balcony room had a view of the river and the cliffs beyond....

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Thank Donald R
surrey
Reviewed 29 January 2013

We were recommended to stay here by another traveller, upon arrival we were glad we took their advice. The room was great with an amazing view of the river and countryside beyond. We found vang vieng to be lovely and quiet with some great walks. A good place to stop in between vientiane and luang prabang.

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2013

When I came to stay at the Elephant Crossing, I couldn't help but feel that somehow the love and care with which it was set up were somehow gone. There were cobwebs along the stairs, the lamps were dusty and old and the unused rooms on the top floor looked badly run down and were used to store old mattresses...

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Thank Anja D
Reviewed 20 December 2012

The Elephant Crossing hotel in Vang Vieng really is a home away from home. With spectacular views of the mountains along the Nom Sok river it's such a peaceful place to relax and the staff are so accommodating by the time you leave you'll feel like family.

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 17 December 2012 via mobile

We stayed here only for a night. Was amazed by the river and limestone karst view. Marvelous. However, room is old, not much amenities and there is a dead bug hidden under my kids blanket, not nice to see for a reputable hotel. Breakfast at the deck is fantastic, nice spread and fantastic view.

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northern california
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Booked in here, but arrived to find the only available rooms had doors to deck that didn't close, rubber door and window seals that hung from nail points - read: gaps of 2-5 mm around every window or door and no mosquito nets! Now, I don't mind roughing it, and for a picturesque, well situated property with river views like...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 22 November 2012

If you want an amazing view of the sunset from your balcony, or to enjoy breakfast sitting on top of the river, then this is a great option. While on the more pricey side of places, the room was clean and fine for a night or two. Staff were friendly, and the breakfast was quite good. Australian couple are care...

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Vientiane
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Stayed here last weekend. Beautiful view from the balcony of the mountains of Vang Vieng. Clean, smart and comfortable room. Staff were great and enjoyed meeting them. Food was tops and will definitely recommend this hotel to anyone wanting a relaxing break in Vang Vieng. Both thumbs up!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 November 2012

After reading the comments from“Cheap and Rightly So - But Where Else to Go?” dated 8th February 2012, I expected to find it had been renovated as the owner stated, but sadly no still very run down. It does not look like they are going to do any renovation or repairs in he future. I thought I was going to...

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