Located in a colonial mansion and former governor’s residence, Sofitel Luang Prabang captures the spirit of its surroundings by blending old-world charm with modern refinements. Dine on fusion food at restaurants. The Library and Governor’s Grill, drift away with time-honored Laotian treatments at Le SPA and relax on the plush al fresco lounge deck beside the swimming pool.
At the center of the hotel is a rice paddy where you can roll up your sleeves and pick up a few harvesting skills, if you’re feeling green-fingered.
Fully restored buildings from a 100 year old prison form part of this unique hotel; the newer additions are completely in-keeping. Low rise and small-scale, there are just 25 accommodations at Sofitel Luang Prabang - all of them suites. Ample indoor-outdoor lazing space are among the five-star comforts that’ll be waiting for you. Each of the 25 luxury suites is designed to send you back to the future, seamlessly interweaving colonial heritage and contemporary chic. Traditional Lao accents, bold flourishes, elements of wow and whimsy complement private walled gardens, with lavish pools in the larger suites.
Located just 5-minutes from the central area of town, Hotel Sofitel Luang Prabang is situated in a peaceful residential area.
FOOD & DRINK
Discover distinctive spices and flavors of traditional Lao cuisine and savor delicious Western fare at the Governor's Grill steakhouse restaurant. Dine al fresco under the safari tent overlooking the botanical garden or in the intimate indoor dining room.
The Governor's Grill Bar serves an unparalleled selection of fine wines, spirits and locally-inspired cocktails. It is an intimate venue for a tête-à-tête with loved ones, an informal chat with colleagues or simply some quiet time alone.
Gym, outdoor pool, spa (the traditional stilted Lao house where you find the spa, is authentic, it just happened to be in a different place in Laos before being taken apart and reassembled here), library, restaurant, reflexology in your room, free bicycles, free shuttle into town. The stylishly low-lit Sabai Library Lounge is cozy with bookshelves stacked floor to ceiling with thumbed Dick Francis novels, and the perfect place to savor a cocktail. You can even learn to cook here at the KaToke Cooking School.
Guests also enjoy all the modern conveniences you would expect with HD TV, DVD player, iPod docking station and WiFi internet connectivity. All suites also feature: bathroom with twin vanities, rain shower and large bathtub, outdoor dining facilities, air conditioning, ceiling fans, bathrobes and slippers, safe, air conditioning and tea and coffee facilities.