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    Nearest transport:
  • Luang Prabang Northern Bus Station (1.0 Km / 12 min walk)
    Distance to airport:
  • Luang Prabang International Airport (1.5 Km / 18 min walk)
    Customer comments:
  • "Helpful staff", "Nice river view", "Quiet place"
    Top nearby attractions:
  • Xangkong Weaving & Paper Handicraft Village (0.9 Km / 11 min walk)
  • Wat Xieng Thong (1.9 Km / 23 min walk)
  • City Center (Main Tourist Area) (2.2 Km / 27 min walk)
  • Mekong River (2.3 Km / 28 min walk)

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Villa Saynam Residence Service

Ban Phakhom, Don Kao / Don Mai, Luang Prabang, Laos (Show on map)

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"1) helpful staff 2) clear river view 3) all amenities incl..."

PRASANNA, India February 24, 2015

Features of Villa Saynam Residence Service

Hotel Facilities

  • 24-hour front desk
  • airport transfer
  • bicycle rental
  • business center
  • concierge
  • family room
  • laundry service
  • luggage storage
  • meeting facilities
  • room service
  • safety deposit boxes
  • smoking area
  • tours

Sports and Recreation

  • garden


  • free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas


  • car park

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Guest House Description
Set amidst a tropical garden setting, this modern colonial style house offers a private location in...see more Set amidst a tropical garden setting, this modern colonial style house offers a private location in the heart of Luang Prabang - a great place for families and an ideal spot to practice yoga. Overlooking the beautiful Mekong River, the property is excellently surrounded by a garden full of tropical species, creating a relaxing atmosphere for all travelers. Within the vicinity, guests will find The Pak Ou caves and Ban Xien Lek, the famous weavers’ and paper makers’ village. All the comfortable rooms are designed, keeping guests’ comfort in mind, with all the amenities and facilities thoughtfully provided in each guestroom. Built in 2007, Villa Saynam Residence Service is a must-try when you are visiting Luang Prabang.
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PRASANNA D. Solo travelers
India, February 25, 2015
best hotel at reasonable price!

1) helpful staff 2) clear river view 3) all amenities incl city drop, airport drop n pick etc.
Pleasant stay. Recommended strongly to people who want to stay a bit far away fro. City life.
Louise T. Couples
Australia, August 04, 2014
An amazing view and wonderful experience!

The location on the Mekong, watching locals collecting logs in their longboats on the river, lovely breakfast overlooking the Mekong, comfortable room and bed.
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Villa Saynam, although we have to say, we were initially a little concerned as it rained all day and the residence is quite some distance out of town. However, as soon as the rain cleared, so did our concerns! We borrowed bikes from the owner on some of the days and rode into town, meeting the locals and discovering little villages along the way. However, staff were also available to drive us to/from town if/when needed. On a couple of occasions we took a longboat back to the Residence from town - this, and the bike riding, added to, and were highlights of, our stay and our wonderful experiences in Luang Prabang! We highly recommend Villa Saynam (although it's distance from town probably isn't ideal for everyone) and will most definitely stay here again if/when we next visit Luang Prabang.
Patcharanat A. Families with older children
Thailand, April 19, 2014
Nice quiet place, a bit far from the city

river view, quiet place and large room
Satifactory even the rooms are not as booked (we booked two triple-room types but one of them occupied by another guest. Cleanliness need improvement,dust is everywhere. No chef, only breakfast is available and has to inform in advance.
Vu N. Couples
Vietnam, April 20, 2014
friendly helful staff, quite relaxing

nice river view, great staffs, value of money
We stayed 2nights during Laos new year. The villa is nice with good river view in spite of little bit far from the town. The staff are very friendly and helpful , shuttle bus is very good and the driver is very kindly for waiting in the night. The manager, Ms. Rattana, was a very kindly person with helpful to customers. If we visit Luang Pra Bang again, we must stay in this villa only.
Patricia W. Couples
United States of America, January 23, 2014

quiet, on the river, small.
We stayed 10 nights in January. Located 1.5 km north of the end of the peninsula and beyond the weaving and paper-making village. By bike or car, 5km. On arrival we were greeted at the airport and taken directly to the hotel, a 4 bedroom home directly on the Mekong. Breakfast was fresh, simple and served at the time we chose the night before on the deck over the Mekong. Try for a corner suite as it is spacious and has a nice corner deck. The room and hotel was clean and decorated with art from local artisans - weaving art, pottery, and photos taken by the Lao owner, Mimi. The hotel will provide rides to and from town. However, my husband and I are avid cyclists. The hotel arranged mtn. bikes for us and we used these as our sole transport. This was a pleasure since we rolled through the small local market and weaving village each day. I would return to Villa Saynam.
Cornelius H. Solo travelers
South Africa, August 25, 2013
Nice and Quiet

Quiet, Clean, Comfortable
It was lovely. There are no TVs in the rooms, so if you are like me to use the TV to sleep, and then never get a good nights sleep, this place will be perfect because you wake up rested.
Katherine A. Solo travelers
United Kingdom, March 19, 2013
Beautiful villa in remote riverside location

Beautiful villa, nice riverside location, very peaceful
This is a great option for a peaceful stay on the beautiful Mekong river outside of Luang Prabang - the villa and gardens are beautiful, and it is a very tranquil spot. It is some distance from the town, about 15-20 minutes drive, but there is a car and driver to take you wherever you want, whenever you want. The hotel only provides breakfast and there are no restaurants or shops nearby so you do need the car, although the staff can arrange for dinner to be deliverred. But I was surprised though that they didn't offer any kind of refreshment or snack. However the breakfast is delicious, and the staff are very friendly and helpful.
michael D. Couples
Netherlands, March 09, 2013
Very nice hotel with a lovely garden on the river

Small hotel, simple comfort, excellent service, good breakfast, garden on the river bank
Although this boutique hotel is 10 minutes away from the center of town the hotel provided us with transport at all times. Simple but comfortable large rooms. Fantastic breakfast at the terrace overlooking the river. Very nice staff helpful manager! We will be back!
Evelind S. Couples
United States of America, February 20, 2013
Lovely Guest House, with friendly, helpful staff.

Beautiful large house - modern lines, with local decor accents. Spectacular view of the river from the veranda and balcony of our room.
highly recommend this guest house - elegant. room was clean, good bed. full breakfast served on the veranda. quiet - a 10 minute walk to the bridge to town. located on a road lined with silk weaving workshops and other handicraft shops. free ride into town center and pick-up by hotel.
Denise G. Couples
United Kingdom, February 17, 2013
Lovely quiet peaceful hotel

Beautiful setting overlooking the river, lovely big rooms and bathroom with a balcony
We loved the Villa Saynam, the manager Ratanna was very helpful, in fact she couldn't do enough for us. We could ask to be run into Luang Prabang and picked up whenever we wanted. Or we could walk there and cross the bamboo bridge to the town. She arranged a wonderful trip for us to an elephant training village and a trip up the river to a waterfall. It was one of the best days of a two month holiday. We loved Luang Prabang, beautiful town and plenty of good places to eat at a reasonable price.

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