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Berkeley, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Apsara for 11 days in January, 2013. We stayed in a superior double room which we found very comfortable, commodious and attractive: we especially appreciated the AC and balcony. The breakfasts were very good: fresh fruit, juice choice of eggs or pancakes. The service was excellent. Everyone was friendly and very helpful. Many... More 

Thank sandy32066
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2013

Spent one night before moving on to their other property. Charming, with great service. Quiet but close to everything. Breakfast was awesome, try the Masal omelet! Had a room overlooking the river. The owner and staff are so helpful.

Thank Beingblonde
Lerwick, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
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Reviewed 1 March 2013

2 nights just weren't enough in the very comfortable Apsara. We loved our room with it's colonial style spacious layout. It was so nice to have the French windows onto the balcony. Very peaceful. We loved to watch the river and the people work their crops at the other side Good air con and fan kept us cool and the... More 

Thank MultiTripper
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Reviewed 25 February 2013

Wonderful place to unwind and watch the world go by. Luang Prabang is a wonderful town for just chilling and enjoying a slower pace of life. The hotel is perfectly situated by the river. The staff are so helpful. The breakfast each morning is freshly cooked. Excellent.

Thank KT13
Hong Kong
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 15 February 2013

I disagree with others who have posted average reviews. This small hotel is run by a charming owner who is extraordinarily attentive to your every need, his staff are equally in tune with the needs of the guest. The included breakfast is as good as any I've had in Laos & more than one expects for an included breakfast. The... More 

Thank Adam W
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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Reviewed 11 February 2013

I have stayed here seven times over as many years. Ivan Scholte, the owner, is a consummate hotel proprietor and has a great eye for decoration of the common parts and the bedrooms. He has a wonderful, caring and helpful staff. There may be more luxurious hotels in Luang Prabang (at a cost), but I would rate the Apsara as... More 

Thank Ralph P
Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 5 February 2013

The Apsara is a reasonably priced hotel that gives 5 star service in every way. Perhaps it is because the owner lives at the hotel. We often have found, during our 4-month yearly world travels, that owner run hotels can be the best – and this is one. At the Apsara, it feels as if everything has been carefully considered.... More 

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Media, PA
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Reviewed 4 February 2013

We spent three nights at the Aspara and it was fine but not impressive. We had a street level room fronting to the river which was nice and made for a great view at breakfast. The locals use the park across the street for parties which is lovely and lots of fun, but unfortunately there was one that went for... More 

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Western Ireland, Ireland
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Reviewed 29 January 2013

I was upstairs in the annexe down the road. Room was fine mosquitos were around so I didn't open the windows much.I bought direct for about 75 used which was ok.Tom the English intern was very helpful. Breakfast was simple but good .there seem to be a lot of boutique hotels now all charging much more than the similarly located... More 

Thank oreganoItaly
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
Reviewed 27 January 2013

A couple of friends and I have just returned from Christmas in Luang Prabang. Our stay was at The Apsara. This is my second time to LP but my first at Apsara; and I am very happy to say my friends' first visit to LP and Apsara was very well received. It's almost February 2013 and I'm still telling all... More 

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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 

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Address: | Banks of the Nam Khan, Luang Prabang, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: ₹ 5,072 - ₹ 9,185 (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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“The upstairs superior rooms have a better view, but downstairs superior rooms and standard rooms are all well-equipped and comfortable.”
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“room number 3 is good.”
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“The upstairs rooms with a view to the river are well worth the extra price”
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“Rooms with balcony overlooking the river are best, no noticeable noise from the quiet street below.”
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“Balcony room is nice if available”
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