1. Overview:

Luang Prabang is located in the north of Laos, in the center of a mountainous region. Luang Prabang City is a city in the province of Luang Prabang and is the ancient capital of Laos, recognized by UNESCO as a world cultural heritage site in 1995. The town is built on a peninsula formed by the Mekong River and Nam Khan Rivers.

This is a very popular tourist destination that attracts tourists. With ancient temples with magnificent architecture, cultural features, delicious food, and extremely beautiful natural landscapes such as Kuang Si waterfall, Phou Si mountain peak, Pak Ou cave, etc.

Luang Prabang hotels and resorts are very rich and diverse; depending on your needs, you can choose for yourself the most suitable place to stay. So let’s explore the best hotels in Luang Prabang for the perfect Laos vacation.

2. The top 10 best Luang Prabang hotels in 2023

2.1.  The Belle Rive Boutique Hotel

The Belle Rive Boutique Hotel in Luang Prabang is located in the historic center of the peninsula and within walking distance of many famous temples. With a location away from the city center and 6 km from the airport, near famous tourist attractions such as Garden Spa, Wat Nong Sikhounmuang, etc.

Furthermore, the Hotel consists of four houses with 14 rooms and five suites. Each house features colonial architecture or an elegant blend of traditional Lao and contemporary design. Here, visitors can also experience a fresh, garden-style living space. The hotel has a boat to take guests to the famous Kuang Si Waterfall and free bicycles for guests to explore Lung Pha Bang.

2.2. Avani + Luang Prabang Hotel

The Avani + Luang Prabang Hotel is centrally located in Luang Prabang and only about a 15-minute drive from Luang Prabang International Airport, just south of the Mekong River. The Avani + Luang Prabang Hotel is a modern retreat that preserves a long history.

Previously, this hotel was the site of French officers’ quarters, then it was a local hotel with a contemporary classic style; the design brings a breath of fresh air while remaining true to the colonial architecture of this town. The Avani+ Luang Prabang Hotel boasts a green garden and a 25-meter swimming pool for guests to have the best moments of their stay.

2.3. Mekong Riverview Hotel

Mekong Riverview is a unique boutique hotel in many ways. The hotel is located right next to the famous ancient temple of Wat Xieng Thong, which not only offers impressive views but also shows visitors the charm and quaintness of the old town. Here, visitors can experience the peaceful atmosphere and observe the locals daily lives.

Mekong Riverview has 24 rooms spread over five buildings. In addition, Mekong Riverview Hotel also has a beautiful restaurant, Viewpoint, which serves delicious Lao dishes and has a beautiful view of the confluence of the Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers.

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2.4. Le Bel Air Resort Luang Prabang

Le Bel Air Resort, located on the banks of the Nam Khan River overlooking the UNESCO Heritage City of Luang Prabang, is the premier 4-star resort in town. The resort has 66 rooms divided into 3 types, with majestic river views, a riverside restaurant, and an infinity pool and bar. 

The rooms are designed and arranged in the form of a villa with a system of modern and comfortable equipment. Here, visitors can rent bicycles to go for a walk along the lake and see the city.

2.5. Sofitel Luang Prabang

The Sofitel Luang Prabang is built inside a French colonial fortress, making it an extremely unique building. The Sofitel Luang Prabang offers guests a culturally rich, relaxing experience while providing them with all the top amenities. 

Each room has a clay roof, towering ceilings, and elegantly crafted furniture. In each room of the hotel, guests can admire the misty Laos sky from a private garden, outdoor bath, private swimming pool, etc.

2.6. Satri House

Satri House Secret Retreats was built in colonial style in 1904 by the family of Prince Souphanouvong, who is often referred to as the Red Prince of Laos. The building was refurbished by Mrs. Lamphoune Voravongsa in 2002 and has been run as a hotel ever since.

In 2008, the hotel was expanded with the addition of six colonial-style buildings, including 14 Deluxe Rooms, 14 Junior Suites, and 3 Satri House Suites. Satri House is one of those sophisticated places, designed with a style inspired by Lao culture and set in a truly relaxing environment.

2.7. My Dream Boutique Resort

Located on the banks of the Nam Khan River, My Dream Boutique Resort offers non-smoking rooms with private balconies. Guests can enjoy meals at the on-site outdoor restaurant. The resort has an outdoor swimming pool.

The rooms are comfortable, with elegant wooden furniture and full exposure to natural light. Guests can enjoy a relaxing massage or spend some quiet time reading in the library. The hotel offers a free shuttle service or bicycles to commute.

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2.8. Maison Dalabua

Maison Dalabua is an exquisite boutique hotel surrounded by lotus pools and tropical gardens in the heart of Luang Prabang. Staying at this hotel will only take you about 3 minutes to walk to the night market and the Royal Palace of Luang Prabang.

The hotel has 40 rooms set in a tropical environment with different lakes scattered around it. All rooms are designed in an elegant blend of traditional Laotian architecture with modern amenities. At Manda de Lao, the hotel’s Lao restaurant, you can enjoy the sunset and views of Mount Phousi before a romantic dinner.

2.9. View Khem Khong Guesthouse

Located in the city center, only about 5 kilometers from the airport, View Khem Khong Guesthouse is a cheap hotel in Luang Prabang that attracts many visitors every year. The hotel fully equips you with modern facilities that are not only suitable for rest and travel but also for work.

Machines and services such as photocopiers, postal services, taxi services, and printers are all focused. The rooms are clean and tidy, and they are warmly decorated to create a friendly feeling like you are at home. As a small hotel with a small room size, the hotel has taken advantage of the green space and cool river view.

  • Address: Ban Xieng Mouane Mekong road, Luang Praban, Laos
  • Tel: (+85) 671 213 032
  • Standard: 2 stars
  • Reference price: from 19 USD

2.10. Villa Somphong

Villa Somphong is the perfect place to stay when traveling to Luang Prabang. The hotel is in a very good location, only about 50 meters from the center. With this location, visitors can conveniently move to the famous attractions of the city, such as Pak Khan Temple, Wat Xieng Thong Temple, Wat Sop Temple Sikharam, etc.

Although it is just one of the cheap budget hotels in Luang Prabang, Villa Somphong possesses services that are not inferior to those of the high-end hotels here. With 13 rooms fully equipped with amenities such as flat-screen televisions, wireless internet, non-smoking rooms, air conditioning, etc.

  • Address: Soukaseum Road, Ban Khili, Luang Prabang Old Town, Laos
  • Tel: (+85) 671 254 896
  • Standard: 3 stars
  • Reference price: from 22 USD

3. Conclusion

Above are the top 10 best hotels in Luang Prabang that Metta Voyage shares with you. Metta Voyage hope this article will be useful to you and help you find a suitable and wonderful place to stay during your trip to Luang Prabang.

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