La Residence Phou Vao
La Residence Phou Vao
3 PO Box 5, Luang Prabang
+856-71 212194
Luang Prabang
Luang Prabang, where legends are told in gold relief on temple doors, enjoy a stay at the La Residence Phou Vao (formerly Pansea Phou Vao). Here, you'll find breathtaking views of the mountains and the sedate town of Luang Prabang itself.This historical property features a colonial Lao-French mansion, a traditional villa and a lush tropical garden with a lovely swimming pool. All rooms are exquisitely decorated with Lao handicrafts and antiques.


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Room type  Single Double
Garden View Room $193 $355
Mountain View Room $212 $385
Mountain Pool View Room $238 $425
Phou Vao Suite $259 $485

- Policies:
  • Rates are per room, per night.
  • Room Rates are subject to 10% service charge and 10% tax.
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice.
  • Check-in from 1400 and check-out before 1200.
- Accommodation:
The spacious guest rooms and suites provide breathtaking views of the forest canopy and distant mountains dotted with pagodas and stupas from the comfort of your private terrace or balcony.
The rooms are furnished simply and elegantly, with emphasis on local styles and materials. The shimmering rosewood of the furniture contrasts beautifully with the rich, natural cotton fabrics. The large bathrooms have roomy freeform marble baths.
All rooms have a hair dryer, satellite television, mini-bar, personal safe, air conditioning and international direct dial telephone.
We are also pleased to be able to provide fresh flowers in your room on arrival and bottled drinking water is replenished daily.

- Restaurant & Bar:
The Phou Vao Restaurant
The Phou Vao Restaurant is the very best in Luang Prabang. Choose to sit indoors, in sophisticated comfort, or venture outside, along the poolside and enjoy the sunset over the treetops, then the romantic glow of candles and lanterns hung among the bushes and trees of the hotel gardens.
The cuisine is primarily Laotian, served in the traditional style. Many small dishes are combined to create a banquet, based around staples of sticky rice, fresh fish, marinated meats, noodles, dipping sauces and soups. Alternatively, choose from the European menu, where distinctive French cuisine meets delicate, exotic touches.
The Champa Bar
Located on the ground floor near to the restaurant,  you will find The Champa Bar.
With large comfortable armchairs dotted about this laid-back, open-air lounge area, this is a great place to meet for drinks before dinner.
Stay indoors for a sophisticated evening with friends or choose a table outside and enjoy the romantic sunset and the glow of candlelight reflecting off the swimming pool.
The Lobby Bar
has an extensive drinks menu, offering everything from traditional beers to house speciality cocktails, based on traditional blends but with an exotic twist.
Opening Times: 1100 - 2300 daily.
Afternoon Tea: 1500-1700 daily
The Five Hundred Candles Private dinner
Surrounded by 500 candles this private dinning experience, is a chance to combine gourmet cooking with the sophisticated elegance of the Phou Vao’s Spirit Gardens.
The evening begins with an aperitif served by your private waiter. After which you will be treated to our ten course gastronomic dinner, expertly prepared by our French Chef Gilles Galli. Throughout the evening you will be attended to by a team of dedicated waiters and entertained by your own private musician. With the meal culminating in a spectacular hot air balloon release, you can be sure never to forget this special evening.

- Meeting Room:
La Résidence Phou Vao is perfectly placed to accommodate a meeting or event of small to medium size.  Please contact us directly to discuss you requirements and we will be delighted to help.
Our meeting room, The Library can accommodate up to 30 people in a classroom style meeting or 50 people for a presentation in a theatre style setting.

- Massage Treatments:
Sukhapab - Foot beauty ritual
60 Mins US$ 40
Experience this heavenly foot ritual that will take you to a new plane of relaxation. This treatment starts with a gentle exfoliation to prepare your feet, followed by a soak in a warm bath with lemongrass essential oil that will relieve stiffness and heaviness.
An invigorating foot massage with peppermint essential oils completes the treatment to envelop your feet with a feeling of exquisite lightness and freshness.
Body Oil Massage Treatments:
60 Mins. US$ 40 or 90 Mins. US$ 50
Ponklai - Relaxing body oil massage
A combination of lemongrass and orange essential oils that will encourage your body and mind to embark on a journey of ultimate relaxation.
Borisut - Purifying body oil massage
With a synergy of cajuput and petit grain essential oils that will leave your body deeply detoxified with a replenished mind.

- Leisure&Activities:
Infinity Pool
The hotel's stunning infinity pool stops dramatically on the cliff edge, giving the swimmer uninterrupted views of the beautifully verdant valley below and the sacred mountains on the other side, with glimmering gold pagodas and shrines peppering the hillsides.
The thirteen metre pool is open to guests twenty-four hours a day, with a lifeguard on duty from 0800 to 2200.
Cooking Classes

Learn how to cook sensational Laotian dishes.Price: US$ 60 for two people, inc. dinner.
With stunning scenery, good roads and exceptionally light traffic, Luang Prabang is a great place to explore by bike.

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