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Hasselt, Belgium
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Reviewed 18 January 2015 via mobile

Stayed for 1 night at bungalow View of the terrace is superb Watching elephants and bizons eating And if you love camping and being outside at night this is place to be But we are not that fan of all the noise of insects Also a large gecko was also lodged at our place So we spend evening at Resto... More 

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Reviewed 31 December 2014

Very good location, this ecolodge is well isolated on the road 18a not far from a nice village. The welcome was just ok the ecoroom are very basic, we could have done with a blanket as the night was quite cold. no isolation at all so be prepared to hear everything that is said next door! Breakfast is very "economic"... More 

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed in the Eco Room which is quite nice. We found it very clean and the view beautiful. It is nice and quiet, all you can hear are the sounds of nature. The bungalows are well constructed and we didn't feel the need for the mosquito net. Nice linens are provided and purified water as well. The shared bathrooms... More 

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Oxford, UK
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45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2014

In the case of my review for Kingfisher Ecolodge, less is definitely more, so little do I have to say by way of negative comment. The welcome was friendly and unpretentious, the atmosphere is laid back and easy-going, the dinner choices are of a high quality (whether Italian or Lao) and the location in the middle of an unspoilt village... More 

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Reviewed 21 September 2014

The cost went up quite a bit due to the transport to the middle of no where at 100,000 kip each one way, due to the wet season. It was an adventure just organising the transport - but it worked! Charming. Glamping almost. No ac but great fans. Showers OK to say solar. Breaky good. Food a bit pricey and... More 

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

First of all many thanks for your nice review of our lodge. We would like however to point out that we do not advertise our food as organic even if it is, partially, if you read that on other websites or guide books I'm sorry but unfortunately it is beyond our control what other people write about us. We also... More 

Auckland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 May 2014

I only spent two nights here, very happy with the staff and service. Bring Mosquito repellant, like all places in Laos there are mosses to deal with. Lovely rooms and I like that food too. My only complaint is that I didn't have enough time with the Elephants.

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Pakse, Laos
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2014 via mobile

The place is really nice and the comfort bungalows just incredible. Even the Eco option with shared bathroom is nice. All comes with a very nice view on a green grass plain with elephants and water buffalos. Also the elephant riding in the village is nice and worth doing it. One issue of this place is the price. if I... More 

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Paris, France
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Great ecolodge, we had a bungalow in front of the wild with two elephants saw from our hammock on the balcony :), plenty of water buffalos, cows, geckos.... great time. Fans, mosquito net, safe... every thing you need in fact. No need of aircond because the nights are fresh. Very surprised to see some of the comments about the owner,... More 

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Eden
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

My wife and I stayed for three nights in one of the excellent lodges. Beautifully fitted out and very tastefully appointed, well maintained and clean. The lodge is true to its claims of being eco-friendly, and also directly supports the local village. The view of the wetlands from our lodge was beautiful, and the peaceful and easy walk to the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2013

On the way back from 4000 islands to Pakse, we stayed at the Kingfisher ecolodge for 2 nights. There are few other places available in the neighbourhood of Kiet Ngong in the Se Pian NPA but not so many. We were with 2 families (4 adults / 5 kids) so the bill was rather high to Lao standard at the... More 

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Maxit, Owner at Kingfisher Ecolodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I would like only to precise that our prices may be rather high (even if it is a quite subjective matter) not only because you won't find another location like ours in the neighborhood but essentially because we have higher costs than the others. All our supplies must be purchased by us in Pakse town... More 

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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: $28 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kingfisher Ecolodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
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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