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Kingfisher Ecolodge

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Reviewed 15 December 2016

We stayed in the economy option. Definitely worth the money to watch the water buffalo frolicking and snorting on their way into the wetlands for the day at dawn form our balcony. We looked at the deluxe bungalows, they were very nice as well. Staff was great. Restaurant was beautiful, overlooking the wetlands as well. Food was good, not great...

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Reviewed 27 November 2016

We spent the night and day at Kingfisher, and thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful design and construction, the excellent use of local materials, tasteful decor, good food and pleasant staff. We would have stayed longer if we had had more time to spare. Breakfast, lunch and dinner overlooking the water was delightful! Highly recommend!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Accommodation in individual stilted bungalows. Really comfortable Eco-lodge with views over wetlands full of villagers and buffaloes. Great food. Exhausting short trek up the hill to see the abandoned temple but worth the effort. Splits the journey between Pakse and the islands into easy hops. We loved it.

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Reviewed 14 September 2016

I work in the travel industry and have stayed at just about every quality accommodation in Laos. I would have to say that Kingfisher Ecolodge is close to my favourite place to stay in Laos; gorgeous cabins (go for the Comfort Bungalows), a serene eating and relaxing area, and a truly divine setting, overlooking wetland plains and with the occasional...

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

I and the entire lodge's staff would like to thank you for your nice review, we truly appreciate it and hopefully we will welcome you again at Kingfisher Ecolodge.

Florida
Reviewed 20 March 2016

We spent 3 days in late February in one of the bungalows. We really enjoyed everything, the location, the peace and quiet, staff, meals, other guests. We went on a half day trek and really enjoyed it, also did an elephant ride through the rice fields. There is nothing like waking up in the morning to the sight of an...

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your nice review about our lodge, we are glad to have received such a good review from you and we have taken note about your suggestion for improvement.

Munich
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

The bungalows are comfortable, each with its own balcony from where you can watch the water buffaloes passing by every day. It's a perfect secluded place for relaxing and enjoying nature for several days. The staff is very friendly and we really do recommend the half-day trecking tour with many information about evironmental surroundings and how people use the various...

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Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

We spent two night in this little paradise, very quite place where is possible to rest after trekking or tour in Laos. Ecoroom is very comfortable, bath shared is clean, food is good and we had benefit from a delicious view and serenity. Thank for all Massimo and your staff.

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Maxit, Proprietario at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

We would like to thank you for the nice review you have written, it is always gratifying to see our efforts compensated by guests' appreciation. Best regards. Massimo and staff.

Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed there two nights before taking our plane from Pakse to Vientiane (the lodge is 1h30-2h away from the airport). We enjoyed the nature and the peace of this place ! The staff was very friendly, we did the one day elephant safari and our guide (one of the employee) was extremely nice ! The food is also good...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Getting to Kingfisher Ecolodge can be a bit of a challenge, as the main highway is in very poor condition. However the road from the highway to the lodge is well maintained. This is a fair distance from any cities so there are no amenities other than those at the lodge. They do cater to you here quite well. The...

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Calgary, Alberta
Reviewed 23 March 2015

The Kingfisher Ecolodge has almost as much quaintness as a Lord of the Rings story. It seems like an Edwardian era African jungle retreat only constructed (partly from bamboo) in southern Laos. One example would be the steps sometimes having different height spacings in the steep wooden stairs leading up to the bungalows. Another would be the geckos, which range...

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Ecolodge located in Xe Pian National park, southern Laos, not far from Wat Phu temple. Restaurant service and eco activities available. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kingfisher Ecolodge

Address: Ban Khiet Ngong, Ban Khiet Ngong 16000, Laos
Region: Laos > Champasak Province > Ban Khiet Ngong
Price Range: $27 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kingfisher Ecolodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
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Kingfisher Ecolodge Laos/Champasak Province
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“Book the Comfort Bungalows”
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“Ask for a bungalow with a view on the waterlands.”
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“The cheaper rooms with shared bathrooms we still special.”
 of 5 bubbles StephUK21, 20 Sep 2014 | Read review
“If travelling in the cool season, the lodges can get very cold at night so bring warm clothing. The staff were more than happy in my case to provide an extra blanket.”
 of 5 bubbles BrendanR808, 26 Jan 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the new lodge - number 3!”
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