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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

First, there are no elephants here, but it's a great name for a hotel. Tip - you need a room on the top floor facing the river. Otherwise you will get no view or face another building. We paid US$50, which is probably fully priced. There ar many newer hotels being built and we suspect you can do better. While...

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Hobart, Australia
Reviewed 4 December 2016

This hotel is situated in the most perfect spot with amazing views of the river in Vang Vieng. It is close by to everything and the hotel bar and restaurant is an ideal spot to sit and watch the sunset.

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Hotel. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. Thank you for choosing us! Enjoy your travels!

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Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Right by the river with a beautiful restaurant terasse, I would definitely recommend this hotel. Staff is really helpful and friendly. Breakfast is good. The hotel is located on a main quiet street really close from all the restaurants. Would definitely come back.

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your wonderful feedback and comments on our property, its convenient location and its services.. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. Thank you for choosing us! Enjoy your travels!

Paris, France
Reviewed 30 November 2016

We had a wonderful time at this hotel. Located right on the river you can eat breakfast with the mountains in the background and have a drink in the evening as the sun goes down over the water. Our room had a balcony with fantastic views and the staff were friendly and helpful, able to organise day trips for us...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your wonderful feedback and comments on our property, its convenient location and its services.. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. And thank you for appreciating our coffee at Cafe EhEh. Our coffee beans come from one of the best local roasters by...

Gorokan, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 28 November 2016

This hotel is quite basic but makes up for that with it's great location on the river. The restaurant/ Breakfast area has wonderful views over the river to the mountains. This hotel supports the local community, providing employment and supporting education for the local people who work at the hotel. It was wonderful to sit and have breakfast looking at...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your wonderful feedback and comments on our property, its convenient location and its services. Indeed we aim to create memorable and ethical travel experiences for our guests. We actively make choices to protect the environment and to contribute to the local economy and community as you said in your review. We are so glad...

Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We didn't stay here, but the staff seemed quite happy to serve a couple of 'drop ins' for happy hour cocktails and a curry on the terrace. We had a very enjoyable experience and from this perspective alone the serenity and peaceful early evening river scene with the silhouetted towering cliffs above would be hard to beat.

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your experience at our Hotel. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. Enjoy your travels!

Colchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The glossy photos were taken some years ago. The rooms we stayed in, 2 because we insisted on a change, are tired, dirty and on the 1st night downright dangerous. Management did not appear to care about their guests or their concerns. The only redeeming feature, hence the 2 mark, is the lovely terrace, breakfast and the dinner we enjoyed...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your feedback and your review. We will take all your comments with great value and followup to improve where lacking. We apologise for any inconveniences you may have experienced while staying with us. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect hotel for us in VangVieng. We had an amazing stay. Close to the action! Great breakfast buffet! The view....I mean THE view was Incredible! Staff is very nice and professional ! Good fair prices! You should watch the sunset from your balcony!

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for choosing our Hotel as your venue of accommodation during your stay in Vang Vieng. Your review is very valuable to us. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. Enjoy your travels!

Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

It's quite a journey to get to Vang Vieng but the view is simply breathtaking, and being able to soak it all in, in the comfort of our room's balcony makes it all worth it. Room's a little old, bathroom especially, but it's alright, cause this is not a trip about luxury and fancy things.

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your valuable review! We appreciate all your wonderful feedback and comments on our property. We will certainly address the issues you have raised to make improvements immediately. May you enjoy your travels!

Paris, France
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed there with two friends for a couple of nights and it was actually the first time on our journey that we've got a very nice triple room with a large bathroom! The breakfast is just delicious with a LOT of vegetarian options. You get fresh fruits, muesli, vegetable curry, etc. There is even an omelette station (hotel has its...

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Enjoy_VangVieng, General Manager at The Elephant Crossing Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive feedback and for choosing our Hotel as your venue of accommodation during your stay in Vang Vieng. We are so glad you spent your moments enjoying all the wonderful aspects of what we can offer. Enjoy the rest of your travels!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
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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: ₹ 2,890 - ₹ 4,033 (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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