Ansara Hotel, Vientiane

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Why we like it

  • Located on a quiet lane, in the centre of the city
  • Twelve rooms and two suites each with a private balcony overlooking beautifully landscaped gardens
  • Lao traditional and Asian contemporary designs
  • La Signature offers fine French cuisine
  • A boutique style residence offering private and exclusive stays

A&K Top Tip

Enjoy a hearty breakfast in the courtyard, the perfect start to a day of sightseeing in this historic capital city.

Guest Testimonial

In Laos, the guide added trips to the morning market and an opportunity to attend a shaman ceremony she heard about when we were in the village. I've seen some events, but I'll never forget that. I gather it's pretty rare to see it - the guide had only seen it once before.

- AF, London



Ansara Hotel combines a colonial style building with Lao and Asian contemporary designs. A team of attentive staff wait to welcome you to this exclusive hotel. Each room features hand-woven silk headboards, rattan furnishings and black and white photographs portraying Laos' beautiful culture and scenery. Both suites boats a bathtub with Jacuzzi. Head Chef Jean Marie Stainmesse leads the culinary experience at La Signature. The restaurant features a chic and elegant décor with large windows overlooking the scenic neighbourhood. For drinks, beverages and cool refreshments, the Lobby bar is the perfect choice with the Ansara signature cocktails a true delight.


Useful info

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Best time to be there

The cooler part of the dry season, November to February is when Laos is at its best, avoiding the torrential rains of the summer months, and the sweltering heat of April and May.

Fly to

Luang Prabang or Vientiane via Bangkok

flying time

13 hours via Bangkok

time difference

GMT + 7 hours

Visas

Issued on arrival

Health Requirements

Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from an endemic area

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