Belmond la Residence Phou Vao, Luang Prabang
|Phou Vao Road, Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang, LAOS.|
Description: Belmond la Residence Phou VaoPerched on a hillside overlooking the beautiful historic city of Luang Prabang, Belmond la Residence Phou Vao is a luxury boutique hotel, offering exclusive accommodation, fine cuisine and bespoke service in a calm, tranquil atmosphere.
Echoing the sleepy ambiance of the UNESCO World Heritage site of Luang Prabang, Belmond la Residence Phou Vao has been designed and built in a traditional style, and is replete with noble teak woodwork and furnishings, detailed with silk and cotton accents. Ideally placed for exploring this fabulous city, once the royal capital of Laos, the hotel boasts a 13 metre infinity pool, lush gardens, and the award-winning Mekong Spa, which features a steam bath and a number of unique treatments and massages. Full-day private boat tours on the Mekong river are also offered, stopping off for meditation at a number of small riverside temples.
Renowned as one of the finest restaurants in Luang Prabang, the culinary team at Phou Savanh creates delicious fusion menus based on inventive French cuisine delicately enhanced with traditional Laotian touches. Dining can be enjoyed in the air-conditioned comfort of the sophisticated dining room, or on the terrace, with enchanting views of Mount Phousi. Another unique dining experience is the 500 candle dinner in the UNESCO Heritage Garden.
Type of rooms: Belmond la Residence Phou VaoJunior Suites:
The hotel's suites are elegantly furnished with emphasis on local styles and materials. The combination of parquet and traditional Lao textiles creates an immediate sense of peace and space in the Junior Suites. Large windows provide plenty of natural light and open onto the exotic gardens. A conveniently arranged terrace offers privacy, comfort and tranquillity.
Garden View Junior Suites:
Located on the ground floor of the hotel, these easily-accessed suites are surrounded by flourishing bougainvillea, papyrus and frangipani trees. They enjoy views overlooking the tropical gardens, or offer a private terrace shaded by tall trees. One king-size bed or two twin beds. Suite size 55 sq m.
Mountain View Junior Suites:
These suites offer dramatic views of the old city of Luang Prabang and swaying palm and coconut trees. Further away, the magnificent Phousy Temple rises over the town. The window offers the best view of this monument. One king-size bed or two twin beds. Suite size 55 sq m.
Mountain & Pool View Junior Suites:
The Mountain & Pool View Junior Suites overlook the infinity pool and the magnificent Phousy Temple, which hovers over the town on a steep hill. Views at night, across the illuminated pool and the glittering temple opposite, are beyond compare. One king-size bed or two twin beds. Suite size 55 sq m.
Phou Vao Garden Suites:
Shimmering rosewood and rich, natural cotton fabrics make these spacious suites even more luxurious. Located on the first floor, the Phou Vao Garden Suites overlook the tropical garden. They feature a double bedroom as well as a separate living room with a plush cotton sofa. A spacious bathroom offers first-class amenities and a separate water closet. The suites are serene and spacious, ideal for those who wish to indulge in a longer break. Suite size 65 sq m.
All suites feature: a welcome fruit basket; Espresso coffee machine; iHome docking system; satellite television; hair-dryer; complimentary bottled water.
Additional information: Belmond la Residence Phou Vao
Airport transfers can be arranged on request. Charges apply.
Number of rooms: 34
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2010.
Languages spoken: Lao, Dutch, English, French.Smoking policy: Non-smoking rooms.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
Restaurant closed: The Phou Savanh Restaurant is open daily. Lunch is served from 11:30am. to 03:00pm., and dinner is served from 06:00pm. to 10:00pm.
GPS Coordinates: 19° 52' 37.41'' N 102° 8' 13.51'' E
Nearest airport: Luang Prabang International Airport - 4,4km.