Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao, Luang Prabang, Laos

Positioned atop a hill, with stunning mountain views, Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao is an unforgettable place to stay.

Its calm, tranquil ambience echoes that of the sleepy World Heritage town of Luang Prabang, former royal capital of Laos, spread out below.

This luxury hotel is known for its wonderful French-influenced local cuisine and an open-air spa beside a water lily pool. Relax, soak up the atmosphere and enjoy stepping back into a more gracious era.

Location and Transfers

Belmond La Résidence de Phou Vao is located atop the Phou Vao hill, just four kilometres away from Luang Prabang International Airport.


Garden View Junior Suites – located on the ground floor of the hotel, these easily-accessed suites are surrounded by flourishing bougainvillea, papyrus and frangipani trees. They enjoy views overlooking the tropical gardens, or offer a private terrace shaded by tall trees

Mountain View Junior Suites – these suites offer dramatic views of the old city of Luang Prabang and swaying palm and coconut trees. Further away, the magnificent Phousy Temple rises over the town. Your window offers the best view of this monument

Mountain & Pool View Junior Suites – the Mountain & Pool View Junior Suites overlook our infinity pool and the magnificent Phousy Temple, which hovers over the town on a steep hill. Views at night, across the illuminated pool and the glittering temple opposite, are beyond compare

Phou Vao Garden Suites – located on the first floor, the Phou Vao Garden Suites overlook the tropical garden. They feature a double bedroom as well as a separate living room with a plush cotton sofa. A spacious bathroom offers first-class amenities and a separate water closet. The suites are serene and spacious, ideal for those who wish to indulge in a longer break


Phou Savanh Restaurant – offering a choice of indoor or outdoor dining and traditional Laotian cuisine alongside European dishes

Doc Champa Bar – offers a comfortable indoor lounge and outdoor seating, the perfect place to enjoy an aperitif as the sun sets

Facilities and Activities

Infinity edge swimming pool
Walking tours
Sunset Cruise
Cookery classes

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