La Residence Phou Vao, Luang Prabang, Laos


La Residence Phou Vao

Facilities & Services

La Résidence Phou Vao is set within three hectares of lush gardens on the small hill of Phou Vao (the Hill of Kites) with beautiful views overlooking Mount Phou Si, Luang Prabang's sacred mountain, and the golden dome of the Vat Chamsi Stupa. Luang Prabang is an ancient capital and home to the Golden Buddha.

The beautiful gardens, rich with bougainvillea, palms and frangipani frame the fabulous infinity-edge pool which affords breathtaking views over the palm-filled valley below and out towards the distant mountains.

Guest Services

Here at La Résidence Phou Vao, we strive to make your stay as comfortable and as enjoyable as possible.  We offer private tours, a free shuttle service to the centre of Luang Prabang and we are happy to arrange airport transfers for you upon request. During your stay, please ask a member of our friendly and helpful staff for anything you require, or if you have any special requests or requirements please do not
hesitate to contact us before your visit.

We are pleased to be able to offer the following amenities and services to our guests:

 • Airport transfers arranged on request
 • Free shuttle into Luang Prabang centre
 • Customised tours and excursions with private guide
 • Same day laundry service
 • Mail and postage services
 • Complimentary overnight shoe cleaning
 • Boutique selling gifts and necessities
 • Business centre with fax, photocopier, postal services
 • Meeting and conference arrangements
 • Catering services, including off property
 • Babysitting service
 • Doctor on call
 • Bicycles for hire


La Résidence Phou Vao affords visitors an ideal
starting point to discover the many treasures of
Laos. Our concierge is on hand to organise day trips, outings and catered excursions to ensure that you
get the most from your visit to Luang Prabang.

Within the hotel itself you will find our freshwater infinity pool, with spectacular views across the
forested valleys and out over to the stupa-studded mountains in the distance. The hotel is perfectly situated for scenic bike rides, with one of our handmade picnics to take along on your exploration,  
or perhaps learn how to cook a traditional Lao meal
with our cooking classes.

For those who prefer to take in the scenery in a more leisurely manner, boat tours and walking tours are available in the town, just a short distance from hotel.

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 emerald tiles give this freshwater pool a rich,
green hue, enhanced by the many palms,
bougainvillea and fragrant frangipani trees which
skirt the pool area.
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.

Using the knowledge and skills he has acquired through his career he will guide you through the ingredients, preparation and the unique cooking and serving style
of Laotian cuisine. This half day course can be
arranged through your concierge during your stay.


With stunning scenery, good roads and exceptionally light traffic, Luang Prabang is a great place to explore by bike. 

Gentle and more challenging routes can be found around the town and our concierge will be delighted to help you plan your journey.  Why not take along one
of our special La Résidence Phou Vao picnics to enjoy when you take a break?


If you are planning an excursion or day out in and around Luang Prabang, or perhaps further into Laos


we can help make your day extra special by preparing a picnic lunch for you to take with you on your journey.  


Please contact our concierge or restaurant staff with your requirements and we will arrange the perfect picnic to compliment your day.

Other Facilities

The hotel offers the following facilities:

• Boutique
• Library with Wi-Fi internet access
• Phou Vao Spa by Ytsara
• Business services (fax, mail services, meeting rooms etc)
• Currency exchange
• Same day laundry services
• Private tour services with optional car rental
• Wi-Fi connection in the Bar, Restaurant and Lobby.

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