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La Pistoche Swimming Pool & Bar

Ban Phong Pheng Village | PO box 805, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
+856 71 260 943
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Go, only if you're desperate to cool off but...

My husband and I were looking for a 'day off' to relax and get some work done so we headed here. We... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
anitakshrestha
via mobile
Not great...

So this place advertises 12-7 "happy hour" even though it only applies to a select menu of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jamie B
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La Pistoche Swimming Pools and Bars is the only private and public swimming pools in Luang Prabang. It is a complex of 4 swimming pools, 2 small one with water toys for kids and 2 bigger one for everybody. The 2 bigger swimming pools have 2 bars, one jaccuzzi and a small slide. If you are looking for a refreshing break from the heat, after sightseeing or an exhausting bicycle tour, jump into our pools and enjoy delicious cocktails. Away from the tourist traffic, you can find us nestled within a typical Lao Neighborhood in Ban Phong Pheng Village. We offer Happy Hours on Cocktails from noon to 7 pm. It cost 30,000 kips per persons (adults and kids) for entrance fee and you have to leave a deposit of 50,000 kips that will be refunded to you if you dont drink or eat anything, or will be substracted from your bill. Please be aware that in hot season, we do have a lots of locals, specially on Saturday and Sunday. Which means a lots of kids! We love the fact that foreigners and locals laotians can mix together. However, if you are looking for a very quiet place, we don t suggest our place. In hot season, there are some hotels that let visitors go. Also, be aware that week ends are very very busy. We suggest that you come early, we open at 10 am, if you wish to have some quiet time. Just a small note, we also have a lot of backpackers, some families have made some complains about this. Up to now, the backpackers that comes to the pool have been very kids friendly. My 7 years old daughter always end up making new friends that throw her up in the air. We also have a lots of Lao families. We do have free wi-fi, but we are not an internet cafe, so it is possible that our internet doesn t work... We priorize people having fun together and chatting together, than playing with their internet!!! Hope you enjoy!
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  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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Ban Phong Pheng Village | PO box 805, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
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+856 71 260 943
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a 'day off' to relax and get some work done so we headed here. We paid the entrance fee and deposit (deposit for what exactly I don't know) Managed to get two sunbeds together and all seemed well....More

Thank anitakshrestha
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So this place advertises 12-7 "happy hour" even though it only applies to a select menu of cocktails which themselves are already overpriced. The entry fee is 30,000k PLUS another 50,000k deposit! The rubber rings in the pool also have sharp metal prongs protruding from...More

Thank Jamie B
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

There's no beach nearby so Postiche is the place to head to. 1 toddlers pool, 1 play pool with slides, 1 adult pool with swim up bar surrounded by chairs and sun loungers. Staff take orders at the table and deliver a good selection of...More

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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Wasn't sure what to expect after reading some average reviews but I loved this place! There are a number of modest pools surrounded by palm trees. Comfortable sunbeds and plenty of places to sit. The service was excellent (Max was very welcoming and attentive). We...More

Thank Carly_BathUK
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

The entrance is 30 000kip per person (plus50 000 kip deposit), even if the person does not go in the pool. I was there with my family and only my husband and my son would initially go in the pool. Since I had to pay...More

Thank Veronique2007
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Located a bit outside the city center, you need to take a tuk-tuk to get there (10.000 KIP / pax). The pool is clean and their is a bar in it! Only a few sun loungers, so I advise to arrive early! They advertise in...More

Thank Grégoire L
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Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

On our second day in Luang Prabang we found this place online and decided to check it out. We were not disappointed. It was deserted when we get there at around 11am but in the afternoon it got quite busy. The staff were very attentive...More

Thank Kebe14
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Nice local pool. Kids area is quite busy, but the rest of the pool is quite quiet as it's too deep for local children. There is a bar in the pool which is fun and the bar snacks are huge and tasty. Nice seating area...More

Thank Melfish13
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

We absolutely loved this place. My 5-year-old son was in heaven enjoying all the different slides and water games. They also have life jackets and water tubes and you have different swimming pools with sun loungers, seats and tables to enjoy your day. The Lao...More

Thank sarahontheroad287
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife and our 1.7 old daughter. They have one pool for adults and 2-3 really fun pools for toddlers including slides with water sprinklers. My daughter loved them and even I loved them. Food is expensive so better not come hungry. It...More

Thank Assaf A
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