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The Apsara

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here for two nights and could not have been more pleased. The location is perfect as the hotel sits facing the Nam Khan river so the rooms have a great view. Additionally, it is only a short one block walk to watch the morning alms ceremony, and within blocks of all of the various shops and cafes/restaurants on...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear crcrowder, I would like to thank you for choosing our hotel during your recent stay in Luang Prabang. We are really glad you enjoyed you stay with us and we really hope to see you again soon at The Apsara. Best, Christopher

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here in the most wonderful setting. A magical layout overlooking the river, with lanterns discreetly highlighting the scenery and the staff so attentive. You can sit in the restaurant, on the balcony, or overlooking the river. A perfect location!

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear jim_mc347, We would like to thank you for your great review and for coming in our restaurant. We really glad you enjoyed your diner experience at The Apsara. We hope we will have the chance to welcome and serve you again soon. Best regards, Christopher Lim

Cronulla, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great size room, rustic chunky furniture, friendly staff. The people here were lovely, wait staff for breakfast, receptionist , the owner, all were helpful and friendly. Beautiful place to spend a couple of days.

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear Sue W, I would like to thank you for choosing our hotel during your recent stay in Luang Prabang. Thank-you for pointing out the pluses of your stay – the room, staff and breakfast. We are really glad you enjoyed you stay with us and we really hope to see you again soon at The Apsara. Best, Christopher

Willemstad, null, Netherlands Antilles
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights in 2 x ground floor rooms at the Apsara Hotel. We thoroughly enjoyed lounging on our outdoor balcony overlooking the river. The food in the restaurant was wonderful. We dined on the far side of the road and also in the restaurant on different days. Both were good experiences. The breakfast choices were good and the...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear Orla G, Thank you very much for your great review about our hotel and service. We are glad you enjoyed your stay in our hotel. Thank-you for pointing out the pluses of your stay – staffs, breakfast and our restaurant. We hope we will have the chance to welcome you again soon. Best, Christopher Lim

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2017

One of the first truly boutique hotels to open on the middle of the old UNESCO quarter of Luang Prabang, it is still going very strong. I was welcomed by a nice basket of fruit. Staff was genuinely happy to see me again. Rooms are very large and decorated in a very Indochine style with a twist of modernity. A...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear Harold, Thank you very much for you comments regarding your stay at The Apsara Hotel. I really enjoy reading your review which I've shared with the whole team. Very look forward to see you again. Best, Christopher

Reviewed 8 April 2017

We had a main floor room. It was large and so was the bathroom. Both the bed and the bathtub were high so there may be a problem for persons with mobility problems. Air conditioned plus a fan. Well kept and clean. The hotel was one short block from the main street where the monks come every morning. It was...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear ChasG9, Thank you very much for you comments regarding your stay at The Apsara Hotel. I really enjoy reading your review which I've shared with the whole team. Hope to see you again. Best, Christopher

Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We spent 3 nights in the Apsara in two of the balcony rooms overlooking the river. The rooms are generous in size, the Air con is great which is probably the most important thing when it's 38 degrees and humid. The staff are friendly and attentive. The breakfast is good. The location is great. The rooms are clean. We do...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear 901SteveC, I would like to thank you for choosing our hotel during your recent stay in Luang Prabang. Thank-you for pointing out the pluses of your stay – the room, staff, location and breakfast. We are really glad you enjoyed you stay with us and we really hope to see you again soon at The Apsara. The lack of...

Barcelona
Reviewed 24 March 2017

You'd think from the reviews this was a great boutique hotel in Luang Prabang but compared to a lot of other hotels in the region, it really wasn't. We were so looking forward to our week's stay here, but it turned out to be one of the worst hotels we've stayed in in Asia, particularly for the price. We had...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear FishCatBadger, I am sorry to read your review of our hotel. We strive to provide the best service quality of service to our guests, so indeed your feedback is very important. I well noted your comments about the creaky floor. Had you brought these problems to our attention whilst you were there I am sure we would have done...

staffordshire
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I travel a lot in Asia and this is one of my must stay hotels. it has one thing in spades and that's that elusive thing called style. The staff are great if a trifle dotty, the rooms are comfy, the wine list is amazing and the food is great. You won't find a better place in town to hang...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear bettystaffs, I would like to thank you for choosing our hotel during your recent stay in Luang Prabang. Thank-you for pointing out the pluses of your stay – the room, staff, wine-list and food. We are really glad you enjoyed you stay with us and we really hope to see you again soon at The Apsara. Tea/coffee option this...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Apsara is my go to place for trips to Luang Prabang. It has a history (as opposed to the pop up colonial places built nearby in the past few years), excellent staff, and an appropriate level of comfort that's just right for LP. You're on the Nam Khaen, so you avoid a lot of the tourist noise, but you're...

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TheApsara, Manager at The Apsara, responded to this review

Dear BKKPeter, Thank you very much for you comments regarding your stay at The Apsara Hotel. I really enjoy reading your review which I've shared with the whole team. Hope to see you again. Best, Christopher

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The first and still one of the most beautiful boutique hotels in Luang Prabang, the Apsara was originally a rice warehouse situated on the banks of the Nam Khan [The quieter side of town]. The Apsara is also right in the heart of the heritage village, making it the perfect place to stay. From the comfort of its large, airy bedrooms, rated by the Washington Post as "an inch beyond decadence", it's easy to explore temples and the lanes of Luang Prabang. After which you can relax on the river terrace and enjoy the spectacular views and a refreshing Beer Laos. But that's not all, our restaurant is well known for having one of the most interesting menus in town as well as a superb wine list and the driest martinis in Laos. As Hip Hotels said "Both the restaurant and bar reflect a refined sense of taste" and who are we to argue with that. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Apsara

Address: | Banks of the Nam Khan, Luang Prabang, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: $68 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Apsara 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Also Known As:
The Apsara Hotel Luang Prabang
Apsara Luang Prabang
Apsara Hotel Luang Prabang
Hotel Style:
#17 Romantic Hotel in Luang Prabang
#18 Family Hotel in Luang Prabang
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“Upstairs overlooking the river”
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“All rooms face the river and a busy street which is not noisy after 10:00 at night.”
ChasG9, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We were very happy with the corner balcony rooms overlooking the river and street.”
901SteveC, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay in the annex.”
FishCatBadger, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
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