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Lancashire
Reviewed yesterday NEW

First, the positives: very good views from some of the bedrooms and a terrace overlooking the river which is wonderful for sunset drinks and breakfast. Staff are efficient and helpful and the hotel is not far from the town centre. But... the rooms are small and well overdue for a makeover. Some rooms have no view. The swimming pool at...

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Vic, Spain
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really nice hotel with absolutely great views and a good atmosphere for families. We cannot stop watching the atonishing karstic mountains from our room balcony during the whole week we spent there. It also has a good restaurant where the food tries to be organic as much as possible and it is provided by local farms. The staff is really...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We read on Tripadvisor about the construction problem of the building just around the hotel; unfortunately the noise still started at 07.00 in the morning. It`s really pity that they just build a new huge high building by the hotel; without this new construction it would be almost perfect. We had first a small room just in the second floor,...

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Glass House Mountains, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

An old style hotel with basic rooms. It has a wet room rather than a shower. Wi-Fi is acceptable. The restaurant is located right on the river with beautiful views overlooking both the river and the mountains, with beautiful silhouettes of the mountains at dusk. The problem with the restaurant is that it is nowhere near big enough to serve...

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Surrey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 2 nights in March, not impressed. Food poor apart from egg and pancake station at breakfast. No hot water in basin, sign stating that tap should be run for around 5 minutes to get hot water, gave up after 15. No sink plug, no soap and towels had seen better days. However shower was fine. In general place...

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Byron Bay, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did not stay in this hotel but I ate here. A wonderful quiet location right on the river with superb views of the castes. Cheap fresh food but I suspect rather too much MSG inserted. Worth it if you want the location and peace.

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Goes, The Netherlands
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just stayed 2 nights in this hotel, and there are pro's and con's to both the hotel and the location, Vang Vieng. Situated directly at the river it should be a wonderful place to be overseing the river and the mountain with the possility to enjoy a fairly nice sunset, but... the noise is overwhelming - hard and loud music...

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Shanghai Region, China
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Once upon a time this was probably a reasonable hotel. Now, after what looks like many years of neglect and no investment,its all rather sad. Mould all over the ancient bathroom walls, lumpy bed, indifferent air conditioning and awful sound insulation means that a good night's sleep is unlikely. Views over the mountsins are excellent but the balcony restaurant by...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Many reviews have pointed out the outdated areas, but there are many lovely aspects of this hotel. The breakfast/bar area overlooking the river with a fire in the evening - the place to be! There's the cute elephant statues at the entrance, with frogs croaking at the pond nearby with the giant goldfish at night. We loved the view from...

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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The staff is good service and support for any enquiry Even sometimes they not understand but at least they try to help Nice view hotel along the river You can see people Kayaking or baloon in the morning Located in good location almost in the center of Vang vieng

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  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: ₹ 2,312 - ₹ 3,788 (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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“Second or third floor as far North as possible for the best view.”
Brunlea, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“try to get a new renovated room at the top floor”
Marcel_C_ZH, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pick another hotel”
peterpan49, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room on the upper floors.”
25bettinap, 28 Mar 2017 | Read review
“beautiful sunsets, great landscape views, good location,”
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