The Luang Say Residence
Luang Prabang, Laos
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Laos: Boutique Luxury Near UNESCO-Listed Luang Prabang

Experience the ancient Buddhist temples, street food markets, charming local villages and natural wonders of Laos’ UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Luang Prabang staying at the cities #1 top-rated hotel. Enjoy four nights of boutique luxury at Luang Say Residence with return airport transfers, daily breakfasts, exotic dining experiences, an elephant feeding session and waterfall excursion, daily afternoon tea and more.

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Whether you’re on an extended South East Asian adventure or you simply want to experience the enchanting country of Laos, why not travel in absolute style staying at TripAdvisor’s #1 hotel in the whole of Luang Prabang? Stamped with a prestigious UNESCO listing, Luang Prabang is nothing less than beautiful with its ancient Buddhist temples, exotic cuisine and friendly locals.

Direct flights to Luang Prabang are available from Bangkok in Thailand, Hanoi in Vietnam and Singapore.

Click here to read more about what you can see and do in Luang Prabang.

What You’ll Love…

The Hotel – #1 Hotel in Luang Prabang

Colonial styling meets boutique luxury at this charming hotel that has earned its place as the #1 hotel in Luang Prabang on TripAdvisor. Set on 14,000sqm of lush, tropical gardens with mountain views, The Luang Say Residence offers an idyllic oasis serviced by attentive, yet discrete staff.

The hotel is located just 15 minutes from the airport with return transfers, fresh lime welcome drinks and a cold towel included on arrival. Lounge by the hotel’s pristine swimming pool or relax under a rattan umbrella replicated of the historic umbrellas used by the explorers who once road elephants through the Laotian hills, or enjoy the colonial charms of the 1861 bar where you’ll find signature cocktails served next to insect collections and historic local maps of the region.

Your Room – With a private balcony or terrace

Enjoy a fresh fruit basket and bottle of wine in your 43sqm Pioneer Suite. Located on either the top or bottom floor of a pavilion, suites feature a king or twin beds, elegant Laotian wood flooring, a private bathroom that opens onto intimate gardens, nightly turn down service and either a terrace or balcony.

The Food – Daily breakfasts, afternoon tea and exotic dining experiences included

With its own onsite vegetable garden, expect the freshest local ingredients at The Luang Say Residence. Start each day with your daily à la carte breakfast served at your choice of two restaurants and featuring dishes such as eggs benedict with ham and truffle hollandaise; egg white frittata with roasted bell pepper and mozzarella; and congee rice soup with a choice of fish, pork or chicken.

Packages also include one three-course Western lunch or dinner featuring dishes such as Australian steak with shallots; and coconut and vanilla panna cotta, and one three-course Laotian lunch or dinner with standout dishes including local fish with spices; and bamboo shoot salad with ginger.

You can also enjoy a daily afternoon tea of cakes, homemade pastries, sandwiches, tea and coffee served at the charming 1861 Bar and a further 15% off all other food and beverage purchases at the hotel for the entire duration of your stay.

See & Do – Elephant feeding excursion included

Surrounded by sweeping mountain ranges and the rushing waters of the famous Khan and Mekong Rivers, the historic royal city of Luang Prabang lures travellers from around the globe with its dazzling blend of rich culture, ancient Buddhist temples, centuries-old monasteries and charming local villages largely left untouched by modern society.

Enjoy a half day elephant experience and Kuangsi waterfalls excursion including shuttle transfers, welcome iced tea, hands-on feeding and elephant ‘selfies’ session and visit to waterfall. Experience an ancient Lao tradition by contributing in a peaceful and spiritual Buddhist almsgiving ceremony

Perfect for couples exploring South East Asia

Make this UNESCO-listed beauty a stop on your South East Asian tour to make sure you experience culture, history and nature at its best.

Valid for travel until 30 June 2019 (bookings must be made before 30 April 2019).

*Blackout Dates: *Not valid for travel:

20 December 2018 – 6 January 2019

5 – 12 February 2019

*Surcharge: *A non-refundable surcharge per room, per night, applies payable directly to Luxury Escapes at time of booking. Dates and prices are identified in the Booking Calendar.

1 October – 19 December 2018

7 January – 31 March 2019

*Check Availability: *To confirm your dates of stay at purchase, click on 'Check Availability' and select your preferred package. Use the calendar to browse and select available dates. Dates with a surcharge are identified.

*7-Day Change of Mind ‘No Questions Asked’ Refund Guarantee: *Things don’t always work out. Our 7-day Change of Mind Guarantee is there to help. Within 7 days of purchase we’ll happily provide a full refund on cancellation of your escape (so long as you don’t have a confirmed booking/stay in the next 14 days).

*Can I change my check-in date post-purchase?: *Once you have purchased your package and received confirmation your dates cannot be changed without contacting the hotel directly. This decision is strictly at the discretion of the hotel and subject to availability, so please ensure you have selected your intended travel dates.

Packages are valid for two adults.

*Maximum Room Capacity: *The maximum room capacity is three people. See below for more details.

*Extra Guest Policy: *One adult (aged 12 and over) may stay for a surcharge of US$70 per night sleeping on a rollaway bed with accommodation and breakfast included. Payable directly to the hotel.

Child Policy: One child (aged 11 and under) may stay for a surcharge of US$35 per night sleeping on a rollaway bed with accommodation and breakfast included. Payable directly to the hotel.

Infant Policy: One infant (aged 1 and under) may stay free of charge and will not count towards the maximum room capacity. A cot can be provided free of charge by the hotel.

Connecting rooms are not available. Guests can request adjacent rooms (subject to availability).

Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated). Menus are subject to change without notice.

Breakfast is held at La Belle Epoque but can be served at Terrasse des Colonies on request.

Elephant excursion must be booked at least 12 hours in advance. It is recommended to book lunch/dinner inclusions in advance.

Please note that full terms and conditions apply.

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Swimming pool
  • La Belle Epoque restaurant
  • Terrasse des Colonies restaurant
  • 1861 Bar
  • Bicycle service
  • Massage service on request (charges apply)
  • Scheduled shuttle to town

Getting to Laos is easy. Connecting flights are available from Sydney and Melbourne to Luang Prabang International Airport via carriers such as Air Asia, Thai Airways, Lao Airlines, Silk Air, Vietnam Airlines and Bangkok Airways. Direct flights are also available via these airlines from several destinations in South East Asia including Singapore, Hanoi and Bangkok.

The hotel is located a 15-minute drive from the airport with return transfers included in this package.

*Direct Flights (departing Australia only): *Booking your flight with us is a quick, easy process. First, confirm your travel dates with the hotel, then head to our new online booking page to book your flights here.

*Multi-Stop Trips (departing Australia only): *If you require a stopover en route or are travelling to multiple destinations, simply call 1300 88 99 00.

The Luang Say Residence
4-5 ban Phonepheng, Luang Prabang, Laos
Very happy with our stay at The Luang Say Residence, from the moment we arrived the hospitality was perfect. Our room was very spacious and cosy with a lovely balcony and view plus the bed was the comfiest i have ever had! The property has a lovely garden and grows their own vegetables and herbs which I loved to see. We spent most of our time though enjoying the wonderful pool!
- TripAdvisor
There isn't a lot to say about the Luang Say Residence that isn't overwhelmingly positive. This is a top-class property, only minutes from the center or town, where colonial-era charm hits you from every angle, and the pinnacle of laid back Laotian hospitality is on full display. We had a wonderful family-friendly stay here and would wholeheartedly recommend it to anyone looking to spend some time in this fantastic UNESCO world hertiage town.
- TripAdvisor
My family & I stayed at The Luang Say Residence for 3 days and it was beyond our expectations. Beautiful property and the food was amazing. The Explorator Suite was spacious, clean and very comfortable. The staff made us feel so at home & also surprised me with a birthday cake which was very nice and thoughtful! Had a fantastic weekend and will definitely be coming back to stay here the next time I visit Luang Prabang!
- TripAdvisor