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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 14 November 2012

It just doesn't get any better. the setting is beautiful, overlooking the Nam Khan River with excellent inside decor and ambiance, especially with the sounds of lounge jazz wafting onto the veranda. The Service was excellent (a special shout out to Tom who was faultless and made us feel truly pampered - thanks), and foodwise, the celeriac soup and salad...

Thank AC_Wokas
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 10 November 2012

Every year I come back to Laos, some years twice, and I start or end my trip with a few days in Luang Prabang and to me that is synonymous with a stay in The Apsara Hotel. With my friend I stay in one of the superior upstairs rooms, when I am alone, a standard rooms fits my not so...

Thank Janewoutvanderputten
Reviewed 6 November 2012

This is a clean, comfortable boutique hotel with old world character in a good location. It is near the main shopping street and nearby restaurants. The night market is a 10 minute walk away. More distant locations are only a tuk tuk drive away. We stayed in a Deluxe River View room on the first floor which was quite large...

Thank Great_Explorer
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 1 November 2012

From the very moment we arrived at The Apsara we were shown just a lovely friendly experience. We were upgraded to an upstairs deluxe room, which was full of character and style. It had a large 4 poster bed with one of those comfortable old fashioned mattresses, a balcony overlooking relaxed seating under beautiful trees overlooking the river. The bathroom...

Thank CathMick
Antwerp, Belgium
Reviewed 29 October 2012

The hotel is well situated in a rather quite area of the town. From outside, the hotel has a certain charm, unfortunately, once entering the lobby one get an overall impression of shabbiness. This is even more with the small ugly stairs which bring you to the first floor. The rooms are very spacious and have a small balcony with...

1Thank Rose L
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 1 October 2012

We agree completely with every point in the Williams17 review. In addition, yes, our room #3 was huge with a king bed, very comfortable. There was plenty of room for the daybed, as well. Water gets nice and hot but low pressure. Room has both shower and tub; shower has good flow but plan on taking 15 minutes to fill...

1Thank satipatipatti
Reviewed 26 August 2012

We came here as part of our civil partnership honeymoon as the hotel was recommended on Utopia. It really was an inspired choice and is for anyone who wants to really experience the Luang Prabang state of mind - easy going and reflective. Chic, comfortable and with the driest martinisi have ever tasted close at hand. Hotel staff were great...

1Thank DollyBirdScotland
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 July 2012

We went for this hotel as it had 3 main things we were looking for, free wifi, room safe and the room not a shoebox size, difficult to achieve in LP. Our room was in the second building, upstairs and had a nice view of the river.  There was a balcony, but it was communal and quite narrow. It is...

1Thank Williams17
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 July 2012

After a disappointing initial welcome to Laos - the friendly, welcoming and amazing customer service of Apsara employees immediately regained our confidence in the Laos people and countryside. A disheveled and upset duo of late-twenties females found themselves on the doorstep of Apsara pleading for help. After a couple of minutes Francis and the team had us some great mojitos,...

1Thank Tempest22
Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 7 July 2012

I have stayed at the Apsara a few times with my husband, and we love it. The superior rooms on the top floor are very comfortable and stylish. Breakfast is a real treat with the most delicious jams I have ever tasted. It's a top place in a beautiful town. I'll be back.

1Thank Lisa R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Minibar
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  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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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: ₹ 3,304 - ₹ 6,931 (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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“All rooms face the river and a busy street which is not noisy after 10:00 at night.”
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“We were very happy with the corner balcony rooms overlooking the river and street.”
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“Don't stay in the annex.”
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