Where To Stay In Vang Vieng, Laos: 12 Best Accommodations - Updated 2024

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Despite being only a tiny town in the north of Vientiane, Vang Vieng should be on your bucket list. The rock formations along with the limestone caves and clear rivers are indeed mesmerizing, so much that a great number of adventurers, tubers, and rock climbers flock to this exotic Laotian gem.

It’s no wonder, with its wide range of accommodation, from the cheap hostels to the five-star hotels, new visitors are befuddled with all the options in terms of pricing, location, and amenities. Let this list be the ultimate guide when it comes down to where to stay in Vang Vieng, Laos.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 13, 2024.

1. Riverside Boutique Resort (from USD 142)

Riverside Boutique Resort is a painting come to life. The picturesque four-star resort is one of the top accommodations along Vang Vieng Riverfront. The central outdoor pool faces the limestone mountains and is one of the main reasons why travelers come back to the hotel. The rooms have been designed by highly respected artists and with respect to Laos’ culture and diversity. Make your trip to Laos more memorable and book your stay at this unique stay in Vang Vieng.

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Riverside Boutique Resort

Wheelchair accessible

Address: PO Box 360, Vang Vieng Riverfront, Vang Vieng, Laos, 1000
1.24 km (0.8 mi) from Tham Chang

2. Amari Vang Vieng (from USD 73)

When you look out your window in the morning with sleepy eyes, you’ll think you’re looking at a gorgeous painting. Nope, these mountains lay before you in real life. Enjoy the stunning views of the peaks as you tuck into a continental breakfast on the balcony when you stay in Amari Vang Vieng. All guest rooms in the hotel are fitted with a range of modern comforts, including a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a laptop-friendly workspace, and a private bathroom. As if these weren’t enough to entice guests, the hotel also boasts a fitness center, a bar, and a restaurant that serves local delicacies. The added cherry on top is its location within easy reach of plenty of local attractions, such as Organic Mulberry Farm Cafe, Tham Chang Elephant Cave, ShootUpVV Paintball, Tham Phu Kham Cave, and Blue Lagoon.

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Amari Vang Vieng

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Song River Road Sawang Village
1.77 km (1.1 mi) from Tham Chang

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Non-smoking rooms

3. Maylay Guesthouse (from USD 19)

Regarded as a top-rated place to stay in Vang Vieng, Maylay Guesthouse is viewed as truly special among its guests. Take a siesta in the king-size bed of your spacious room and enjoy the river view. It has a strategic location, close to the night market (only a five-minute walk) and Nam Song Riverfront (a two-minute walk). This property is a good match for budget travelers, due to its fantastic value. The en suite bathroom, free parking, laundry service, free breakfast and luggage storage are some of the amenities.

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Maylay Guesthouse

8.9 User Rating Wifi Available

Address: Savang Village
1.94 km (1.3 mi) from Tham Chang

Parking 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms Free parking Internet services

4. Inthira Vang Vieng (from USD 170)

For a stay with a more luxurious touch, consider spending your Laos getaway at Inthira Vang Vieng. The modern design of this four-star hotel beautifully balances the nature view and lush vegetation. Make a day out of lounging at the infinity pool with your loved ones, and take advantage of the free breakfast and barbecue facilities at the hotel. Some of the rooms have their own private balcony, leaving a mark on guests with the awe-inspiring view of the surroundings.

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Inthira Vang Vieng

Wheelchair accessible

Address: Ban Viengkeo, Vang Vieng Riverfront, Vang Vieng, Laos, 10055
1.54 km (1.0 mi) from Tham Chang

5. Thavonsouk Riverside Resort (from 46 USD)

One of the best places to stay in Vang Vieng is Thavonsouk Riverside Resort. It features spacious river view rooms, suitable for solo travelers, couples, or big families. In addition, guests can enjoy the views that overlook the limestone cliffs and take in the morning breeze, after waking up, while lounging in the green garden. What about the amenities? Don’t worry, free pick up service and breakfast are also included. Plan to explore Vang Vieng? Bike and motorcycle rentals are available. The resort even allows your pets to stay with you.

Thavonsouk Riverside Resort

Price: from 46 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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6. The Silver Naga Hotel (from 67 USD)

The Silver Naga Hotel is your next option if you’re looking to enjoy lovely Laotian nature. It features an outdoor swimming pool with picturesque views of the river and undulating hills. Take your pleasure in the cool room, equipped with a minibar and TV. Can’t wait to upload your chic picture on Instagram? The WiFi access here is free and the private bathroom includes shower, as well as a hairdryer and slippers.

Have no idea what to do? Just go to the tour desk and let the staff arrange your travel itinerary.

The Silver Naga Hotel

Price: from 67 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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7. Laos Haven Hotel & Spa (from USD 19)

Laos Haven Hotel & Spa should be one of your top picks since it offers a nice view of the river and rocky hills. The rooms are furnished in a simple white design and equipped with air-conditioning, a flat-screen TV, coffee and tea maker, and comfy seating area. The free WiFi is accessible in all hotel areas, so you can update your social media status, easily. Are you starving? Just devour some food at the nearby local restaurants, with only a 10-minute walk.

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Laos Haven Hotel

Wifi Available

Address: 047 Ban Viengkeo, Vang Vieng
1.45 km (0.9 mi) from Tham Chang

Parking Restaurant Room service 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Family rooms

8. Vieng Tara Villa (from USD 81)

Are you looking for a peaceful stay, while discovering Vang Vieng? Reserve your stay at Vieng Tara Villa, situated only two minutes away from Nam Sing Riverfront. Overlook the lush rice paddies and feel the morning breeze, after you wake up. The villa’s amenities include luggage storage, free public parking, and no charge transfer service to or from the bus station. The on-site restaurant serves typical Laotian and Asian dishes, you need to taste. This calm place is absolutely great for refreshing the mind.

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ViengTara VangVieng Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Huay Yae Village
1.29 km (0.8 mi) from Tham Chang

Restaurant Room service Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Laundry Internet services BBQ facilities

9. Green View Resort Laos

When you stay in the Green View Resort Laos, you’ll feel like you’re making a real escape to a tropical Laotian paradise. The resort sits right in front of Nam Ngum Lake. You can take a relaxing swim in the private swimming pool, overlooking the fascinating scenery or spend your time, leisurely, in your cozy bungalow. The rooms have a soothing ambiance and are set in perfectly cool surroundings. The amenities include free breakfast, WiFi, cable TV and a smoking area.

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3.57 km (2.3 mi) from Tham Chang
96 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire bungalow 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the view from our room was just gorgeous
the rooms where just what you need for a relaxing stay facing on to the lake
awesome pool though and pretty views
swimming eating and waking up with the lake view is amazing
super clean and comfortable cabin--with serene patio to enjoy the views
the pool is very relaxing and clean
the room is brand new and very clean
the views are incredible the bungalows are spotlessly clean and the pool is amazing
lovely place and friendly staff
staff is great too
the host kindly informed us
and all of the staff is also very helpful and attentive
mehdi and his staff and wonderful
we were glad we chose to stay there despite its remote location
beautiful location and scenery great food and excellent service
would definitely come back here beautiful and the perfect place to chill
perfect from beginning to end to have a peaceful relaxed experience in a stunning location
a perfect place for couples who want to relax for a few days while they are traveling around laos
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10. Vangvieng Central Park Hotel (from USD 50)

Are you looking for a spacious and cool room to cool off in and escape the hustle and bustle of Vang Vieng? Find pleasant shelter at Vangvieng Central Park Hotel, with its view of rocky hills behind a concrete jungle. The air-conditioned rooms are furnished with wooden floors and are not only spacious but also clean and cozy. You can delight in the amenities such as the flat-screen TV and comfy seating area. The wide outdoor pool is refreshing and the famed Sakura Bar is very close to this hotel in Vang Vieng, Laos.

Do you like to mingle with people and meet new friends? Then, off to the shared lounge. Shuttle service is provided for an additional charge.

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11. The Elephant Crossing Hotel (from USD 60)

Located along the banks of the Nam Song River in Vang Vieng, The Elephant Crossing Hotel makes full use of its quiet surroundings to provide a relaxing bolthole from the cares of the outside world. It offers rooms that are fitted with an array of modern comforts, such as a cable TV, a fan, a fridge with a minibar, an en-suite bathroom, and a private balcony that provides absolutely gorgeous views of the limestone mountains on the opposite bank of the river. Be it the massage services, car and bicycle rental, tour bookings, or the laundry services, all elements of this gorgeous hotel are geared towards making your stay as comfortable as possible. If you can tear yourself away from the pleasures that the hotel offers, visit the Limestone Karst area, Wat That Luang, and the Haw Pha Kaew Museum.

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The Elephant Crossing Hotel

Address: Viengkeo Village , Ban Cheng
1.45 km (0.9 mi) from Tham Chang

12. Villa Nam Song (from USD 35)

Only 10 minutes away from the local market and bus station, is Villa Nam Song, a perfect spot to cool off. Just enjoy the panoramic scenery of the Song River from your room and refresh your weary body with its massage services. The vanity table, fan, and shower facilities are some of the room’s amenities.

Are you craving French dishes? Then, be sure to try them at Le Verandah Riverside Restaurant. One more thing, don’t miss out on having an afternoon tea, whilst enjoying the sun as it dips below the mountains.

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Villa Nam Song

Wifi Available

Address: Ban Viengkeo
1.34 km (0.9 mi) from Tham Chang

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Business centre

Be amazed by the views

Resting in a hilly area, Vang Vieng offers a wide array of incredible places to stay, with picturesque views of the river and rocky mountains. Pamper yourself with the local amenities, great food, and other wonderful services. Stay a while and enjoy the Laotian warmth.

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