Sofitel Luang Prabang
Luang Prabang, Laos
Sofitel Luang Prabang, formerly Hotel de la Paix, is a crisp, contemporary and very cool retreat, close to the center of Luang Prabang. With glamorous suites, sun-dappled walled gardens and large crisp pool, it's an ideal place to take refuge and relax.
At a Glance
Peaceful retreat in the heart of the UNESCO heritage town of Luang Prabang
Indulge in head-to-toe pampering at the luxurious spa
Bicycles are available to guests, and cycling around Luang Prabang is a great way to explore
French colonial style combined with traditional Laotian touches, reflecting the rich history of the area
You must try out the hidden sun lounge pit with a book from their well-stocked library. You will feel totally alone.Katie Kennard
Make sure you try our fantastic walking tour; a great way to experience the hidden secrets of Luang Prabang. Relaxing at the cool glassy pool at Hotel Del La Paix afterwards is then ideal!Scott Dunn team
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Built on a heritage site in the former royal capital of Laos, the Sofitel Luang Prabang marries colonial charm with contemporary luxury beautifully. It's one of most indulgent properties in the region. Fully restored buildings from a 100 year old prison form part of this unique hotel; the newer additions are completely in-keeping.
French colonial style abounds at Sofitel Luang Prabang, with large courtyards, landscaped gardens, reflecting pools and fireplaces providing a welcome retreat in all seasons. Individually designed suites create sanctuaries of private space and sumptuous comfort. Set against a backdrop of stunning mountains, Sofitel Luang Prabang promises a secluded and restful stay, embraced in the warmth of Lao hospitality.
The Sofitel Luang Prabang offers dining options on-site and also at its sister hotel 3 Nagas, which is located just five minutes drive from the hotel. The authentic cuisine of 3 Nagas restaurant, has been hailed far and wide.
For those who wish to relax, the mosaic tiled pool, flower laden gardens and soothing spa ensure you come away feeling completely refreshed.
Luang Prabang is an area of great historical, cultural and spiritual significance with some of the most breathtaking natural scenery and idyllic village life. Perched on a peninsula at the confluence of the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, the old town is a captivating pageant of traditional Lao architecture and European influence with faint echoes of royalty, woven around a tapestry of ancient temples.
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. Suites 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.
The Sofitel Luang Prabang offers guests the option to dine on site or at its sister hotel, 3 Nagas, or you can of course opt to head into the town.
Overlooking the lush courtyard at Sofitel Luang Prabang you'll find Governor's Grill that specializes in authentic Laos fusion dishes. Breakfast is served a-la-carte in the restaurant or on the sun terrace which is partially covered by a tented canopy.
There's also the option for cookery lessons, yoga, Pilates and private candle lit dinners.
Luang Prabang is a wonderful city for exploration on foot or by bike. Being the world's only World Heritage town there is much culture to be seen and learned. Verdant riverbanks, glistening temples, the Royal Palace Museum, the night market and nearby caves and waterfalls are just some of the ways to pass the time.
Location & Directions
Luang Prabang, Laos
Located just 5-minutes from the central area of town, Hotel de la Paix Luang Prabang is situated in a peaceful residential area.
That said, most of Luang Prabang remains quietly residential and the town retains a village atmosphere reminiscent of small towns during the 1940s & 50s. Traffic in Luang Prabang is limited to pedestrians, push bikes, scooters and tuk-tuks.
When to go
November to April is the best time to visit Laos with dry and warm weather, with March and April being the hottest months. October and May are also good months to visit with only a bit of rain. July to September are the wettest months in Laos.