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Sydney
Reviewed 1 December 2011

Our hostess was Julie, Rachel's mum, and at first we thought another traveller. Julie spends half the year here, and half back in Oz with grandkids. When she found out this was a very special birthday, Julie pulled out all stops and upgraded us. Thanks !!! Cocktails were limited, because most of the spirit bottles were empty, Strangely, rooms with...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 28 November 2011

All the staff were extremely friendly and easy to comunicate with. The hotel is maintained to a high standard with very clean roms and amenities. The food is fresh, tastes great and very reasonably priced. Lots of things to do and see at Vang Vieng and all activities can be arranged at the hotel. Must stay at Elephant Crossing Hotel...

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North Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 19 November 2011

I was first assigned room C-6 on the 3rd floor which was a small room with a double bed. It had a nice view of the river and mountains. I had a chance to look in room C-7 when staff was cleaning. This was a much larger suite-type room with the same view. I paid an extra 200,000 kip ($25.)...

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Jakarta
Reviewed 6 November 2011

Love the place, great staff... The room is clean, well furnished, too bad I only stay there for one night.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2011

The hotel is at one end of the resort making it a really quiet place to stay. The hotel is run by an Aussie lady and her husband. They can't do enough for you, they are also putting back in to the local community and environment. All rooms have a balcony. We could get wifi in the room even though...

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Zurich
Reviewed 3 November 2011

We stayed there for two nights and had a positive impression of the hotel. It is some minutes away from all the backpackers and tube staions and the staff is very nice. The room was ok, we booked a deluxe room and for our impression we had a good value for money. The room is clean and has a nice...

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San Diego, CA
Reviewed 18 October 2011

Apart from the glorious view of the limestone peaks across the river--a view available from many other riverside inns--the best feature of this place is that it is somewhat removed from the ridiculous spring break-meets-"Deliverance" scene that is the main reason for Vang Vieng. Like all buildings in this slapped-together-overnight town, this hotel is not particularly attractive or well constructed....

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Reviewed 13 October 2011

Great location and staff very helpful, but the rooms are very basic, we had booked the best room they had, with a river view, but it was on the second floor and had very limited views. We had two rooms while we where there and both was very basic. A real shame and not very good value for money

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Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
Reviewed 12 October 2011

Most fabulous views from this small friendly hotel. It is small and simple hotel but with clean adequate rooms but all is made up for with the view across the river to the mountains behind. Perfect place to stay for a few days or when passing through,

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Norfolk
Reviewed 8 October 2011

We arrived at the hotel late at night and were unable to see the view. Next morning we opened the curtains to a fabulous view. The hotel is situated on the river with a beautiful, typical rock formation on the other side. Breakfast was taken on a terrace overlooking this view. The hotel was excellent and the service very good....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Elephant Crossing Hotel is a welcoming, warm and friendly accommodation venue situated on the river with fabulous views of the Karst limestone mountains! A boutique hotel, well established gardens and long terrace that stretches along the river. We aim to please all our guests and may they have a memorable experience while staying here with us. The bar and restaurant utilizes local farmers produce and serves Lao, Asian and Euro food. We are doing our best to reduce miles and serve clean chemical free food, with our own organic grown rice and winter vegetables from our own gardens. Our team of local staff are always willing to help with a friendly approach and authentic touch! ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Elephant Crossing Hotel

Address: Ban Viengkeo | (PO Box 5512, Vientiane), Vang Vieng 1003, Laos
Region: Laos > Vientiane Province > Vang Vieng
Price Range: $58 - $146 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Elephant Crossing Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
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“Ask for a river view room”
 of 5 bubbles lynnm293, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Always choose river facing rooms. Mountains,rivers and sunset all face those rooms”
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“High floor room bring you better view of Vang Vieng”
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“Higher floor facing the river.”
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