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Victoria Xiengthong Palace
Ranked #17 of 71 Hotels in Luang Prabang
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 2 June 2012

Xienthong Palace is a very nice hotel. Breakfast was good, service was good, maybe not a 5 star hotel but certainly 4 +. The weather wasn't great but the staff always made sure that we had an umbrella. I'd stay here again.

Room Tip: We stayed in a Suite. It was an interesting and well designed room. Ask for an upgrade. The staff se...
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  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank Siam-Orchids
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Gamunu, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2012

Thank you for valuble comments, Your comments 'll be defineatly bring some motivation & encouragement to our team for us to bring this to 5 star deluxe hotel . Looking forward to welcome you again !

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Reviewed 30 May 2012

Lovely hotel, staff friendly and very helpful. Spa treatments were amazing. Mekong Kitchen, food very good and service impeccable.

Would recommend this hotel for your stay in Laos.

Room Tip: We had a suite overlooking the Mekong River, very large well air conditioned and quiet.
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank glenn311057
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Gamunu, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2012

Thank you for taking time to write a review Your comments make us motivated & energized. Looking forward to welcome you to Xiengthong Palace again. The rooms that are facing Mekong are 3 Mekong suites & the two Palace deluxe rooms; Rooms from the original Palace rooms of the Last King of Laos.

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Reviewed 22 May 2012

What a relaxing week end between the most beautifull Temple on the Peninsula and The Mekong River.

The Staff were all charming and usefull.

We tried the restaurant 2 times and the Lady Laos Chef made sure that we enjoyed it all...and we did. It was excellent!

Room Tip: Mekong Suite facing the Mekong and next to the Restaurant
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with family
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Gamunu, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2012

Thank you for taking time to write a review ! These comments make us happy & motivated. Looking forward to welcome you to Xiengthong palace again !

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Reviewed 21 May 2012

We were a family of 6 people and stayed at Xiengthong Palace for 2 nights in May. This is truely a beautiful hotel and one of the best in Luang Prabang. We were greeted by the General Manager-Mr. Gamunu and his team upon our check in & check out-What's A Special Touch!!! Since, we have 2 kids ( 7 & 10 years sons), they upgraded us to the Mekong Suite-which is spacious and the room is very clean. We love the small little things that they added into the rooms-the flowers on the beds, small bamboo fishing traps as the gifts for the kids and daily fruits basket in the room. Their team has really made our stay very memorable. We also ended up having 2 lovely meals at the hotel (lunch & dinner). Again, the sous chef came to talk to us and we really gave her the credit for making sure that everything is going well. The foods were all delicious!!! We strongly recommended Both-Xiengthong Palace Hotel & their Kitchen by the Mekong Restaurant to everyone who comes to Luang Prabang. What's a Special Treat, WE HAD!!!

  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with family
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3  Thank TPanya
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Gamunu, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2012

Thank you for your excellents comments, Hope your children will take back home the memories of charming Luang Prabang & the beauty of Xiengthong Palace. Thank you & looking forward to welcome you to Xiengthong Palace again !

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Reviewed 14 May 2012

This trip review for 3Days/2Nights at Xiengthong Palace for friends group on April 2012

Room Tip: Suit room have 2steps of flooring separating Living-room and Bedroom.
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  • Stayed: April 2012, travelled with friends
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Gamunu, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2012

Thank you for your review, Looking forward to welcome you to Xiengthong Palace again !

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Reviewed 10 May 2012

One of the best hotels we have ever stayed. It was hot 40C heat and we spent the afternoon lazing around in these faultless magnificent rooms. The restaurant had a good view with reasonably tasting food. The Laobeer was chilled to perfection and it helped in this unforgiving heat. The waiters, receptionist were always friendly and helpful. We had to go after 2 nights to Vientiane but we had not booked a hotel room there. The manager invited me to his office and used his cellphone and after half and hour he managed to help us to get 2 rooms. Very helpful and humble management. There is also a I Dock (for I pod) provided in the room. Top marks .

Room Tip: a room with the river view will be good
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled with family
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4  Thank Raj S
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Gamunu, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2012

Thank you for your comments , Your comments make us more energetic & to do our jobs better. Hope you enjoyed your stay in Vientienne too. Looking forward to welcome you to Xiengthong Palace again !

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Reviewed 10 May 2012

I stayed in this hotel for four nights last week, and my stay in Luang Prabang couldn't have been better. The location is great, you can walk to the boat ticket office, to the night market, to most sights, wonderful restaurants and the greatest shops. The morning alms procession passes right through the street in front of the hotel, so you can watch it quietly without being a nuisance.
The staff is incredibly friendly, professional and helpful. The breakfast is really good, and the restaurant is located right by the Mekong, so you have your morning cup of coffee sitting by the river and watching the boats go by. I stayed in one of the suites, the Lotus suite 2, which overlooks the courtyard, and has a big terrace. The suite was just wonderful, everything you could expect from a top hotel, very clean, beautifully decorated in Lao style with some Western touches, there is free wifi in the rooms and even an iPod docking system. Every night after turn down service there was a little gift on the bed, always a miniature version of something significant in Lao culture, such as a sticky rice basket or a mini fishing boat, with a little card explaining what it is, what it means and wishing you good night, such a lovely gesture!
I would stay here again without even having to think about it, and recommend this hotel to everybody.

Room Tip: There are several buildings, some of which have a river view. I stayed in the Lotus suite, which ove...
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  • Stayed: May 2012, travelled solo
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5  Thank rrbangkok
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Gamunu, General Manager at Victoria Xiengthong Palace, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2012

Thank you for your review & all the compliments offered to us ! Your comments make our team more & more enthusiastic in our jobs & perform better. The Lotus suites; one of the favourites in our room catogaries overlooking the big pond & the garden of the hotel. It has the view of Mekong when you are at the terrace or the balcony of the suite. The other rooms which has Mekong view are 3 Mekong suites & the 2 Palace deluxe rooms. Looking forward to welcome you to Xiengthong Palace again !

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Address: Kounxoau Road, Ban Phonehueng, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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Ranked #17 of 71 Hotels in Luang Prabang
Price Range: £73 - £219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Victoria Xiengthong Palace 4*
Number of rooms: 26
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Luang Prabang, surrounded by the golden spires of the town’s famous Buddhist temples is Victoria Xiengthong Palace, the last residence of the Laos Royal Family. This beautiful boutique property has been lovingly restored to its former glory, and once more sits proudly on the banks of the Mekong River. The 26 elegantly appointed rooms and suites capture the essence of Laos’ unique culture and style, with local materials and fabrics used throughout. Look out upon the majestic Wat Xiengthong – the town’s most famous temple, or simply sit back and soak up the ambience of this UNESCO protected palace, the perfect place to discover the wonder and charm of Luang Prabang – the Jewel of Indochina. ... more   less 
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