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Inthira Thakhek

No. 079, Unit 4, Anou Road, Ban Thakhek Kang, Thakhek, Laos, 1000 - See map
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Exceptional reputation
Recommended by 87% of guests
Excellent cleanliness
8.5 rating for cleanliness
Fantastic breakfast
81% positive mentions
Excellent comfort
8.0 room quality and comfort

Very nice hotel in Thakhek - comfortable, quiet, clean and good facilities (great bathroom!) Also free water was a nice touch.

Katie | November 4, 2018

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Air conditioning

  • Bar

  • Ticket services

  • Laundry service

Cheaper than 92% of all properties in Thakhek in the last 24 hoursCompared to 48 Thakhek properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money8.0
Location rating9.0

Rooms available at Inthira Thakhek

8.0
Very good
Room comfort & quality
Queen Room
Queen Room
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 queen bed
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Deluxe Twin Bed
Deluxe Twin Bed
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Deluxe Double Bed
Deluxe Double Bed
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  • Room size: 17 m²/183 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 queen bed
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Standard Double Bed
Standard Double Bed
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 double bed
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Suite
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 double bed
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Standard Twin Bed
Standard Twin Bed
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  • Room size: 15 m²/161 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 2 single beds
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Standard Double Room
Standard Double Room
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  • Balcony/terrace
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Deluxe Twin Room
Deluxe Twin Room
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Superior Double Room
Superior Double Room
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Deluxe Twin Room
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  • 2 single beds
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Frequently asked questions

What time is check-in and check-out at Inthira Thakhek?

Check-in is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The property offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out. The front desk is always open, day or night.

How do I get to Inthira Thakhek?

A stay at Inthira Thakhek also comes with easy access to the neighborhoods around the hotel through the property's convenient shuttle service. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Inthira Thakhek has a car park available for guests. Car parking is free for guests.

What is the smoking policy at Inthira Thakhek?

Inthira Thakhek does not permit smoking in any of its rooms or indoor areas. The property offers its guests both smoking and non-smoking rooms. You can request your preferred room type during booking, but please keep in mind that rooms are subject to availability.

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What people love about Inthira Thakhek

  • 8.8
    Excellent

    "Great place to sit and have a drink and watch the town go by."

    Ian

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    May 4, 2019

  • 8.0
    Very good

    "The building is beautiful - it's a pleasure to sit in the ."

    mea

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    February 8, 2020

  • 9.6
    Exceptional
    Breakfast

    "Good breakfast included with several options to chose from."

    Lars G.

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    January 1, 2020

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Overall rating:
8.2
Excellent
989 reviews
Cleanliness
8.5
Facilities
7.8
Location
9.0
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More about Inthira Thakhek

Ideally located at the heart of Thakhek and a minute from the Mekong River, Inthira Thakhek has welcomed travelers with its comfortable, boutique-styled guestrooms equipped with essential amenities since 2008. Its French Colonial building has been beautifully restored with many original features retained for the attractive characteristics. The interior has been designed with a touch of contemporary style. Guests will appreciate its exclusive settings by the banks of the Mekong River and the local market. The on-site restaurant is decorated with modern artistic interiors, allowing guests to taste quality food, drinks, and service while overlooking the historical town square with the traditional water fountain and locals in the nightly food and handicraft bazaar. Explore the 229 Buddha statues of different sizes and the Khammouane Limestone consisting of caves, rivers, and jungle, or have fun trekking, kayaking, and rafting in the fast flowing rivers and their waterfalls. If you are looking for a quality accommodation with great hospitality and affordable price, then you won’t go wrong with Inthira Thakhek.

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Most talked about facilities

Breakfast
36 mentions
Food & Dining
33 mentions
Housekeeping
33 mentions
Internet
7 mentions

What they offer

8.8
Excellent
Staff 

"Despite this, the great staff and wonderful meals made up fo..."

Guy

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March 8, 2020

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Food and dining

Breakfast options

American
Asian

Restaurants on site

Khop Chai Deu Thakhek Restaurant
Cuisine:Asian, Local
Menu:Buffet

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Reviews of Inthira Thakhek from real guests

Overall rating
8.2
Excellent
From 989 reviews
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8.5Cleanliness
8.0Room comfort and quality
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Facilities7.8
Location9.0
Room comfort and quality8.0
Service7.8
Value for money8.0
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8.8
Excellent
Miguel from Portugal
Couple
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 2 nights in October 2016

Good Location”

We used Thakhek as a base to do some trekkings and sightseeing around the province. The location of Inthira Thakhek is very good since we booked the tours with Green Discovery Laos, which in fact is at Inthira. The price was not bad, but I found it a little bit expensive for asian standards. The air conditioner of my room was making the power go down so they changed us for another room. The breakfast is not buffet and there aren't much options. We dinne at the Hotel for 2 consecutive nights. It has a nice restaurant.

Reviewed October 16, 2016
10.0
Exceptional
CHWEE from Singapore
Group
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 1 night in April 2018

Best place to stay at in Thakhek”

Staff were accommodative and there was a great restaurant on the ground floor. Green Discovery Laos is located within the hotel premises so it's a good place for travelers who need to find a reliable travel agency. Inthira Thakhek accepts payment Thai Baht, USD and Laos Kip. Would strongly recommend that travelers (to Laos) check with the hotels directly to confirm the room availability before check in date.

Reviewed May 14, 2018
9.3
Exceptional
Wey from United Kingdom
Couple
Deluxe Double Bed
Stayed 7 nights in December 2014

Second time visit”

Staff, rooms, drinks

Great! This was my second visit to Inthira Thakhek and I hope to visit again one day. Was offered an upgrade (regret that I didn't take it) but stuck to a room with balcony. Noisier that I remembered but town is getting busier. Ask for room in back if you are a light sleeper. I enjoy the homey feel this hotel offers!

Reviewed January 04, 2015
7.3
Very good
corinne from Australia
Couple
Deluxe Double Bed
Stayed 3 nights in May 2012

Good accommodation - value for money”

clean, wifi, a/c

we checked in really late (1.30am) after our bus arrived in thakhek... we prewarned inthira by phone and email of this and our key was waiting for us when we woke the little night man sleeping in amongst the mopeds. thankfully we cranked the ac and settled in for the night. the following morning we discovered we'd left our mobile phone on the bus and the manager rang both the vip office and the bus driver to see if returned - sadly not but appreciated him making the call. food in restaurant in inthira was good, kitchen tidy and all in all no complaints with the food. the fans and ac were great. linen good quality. as previously mentioned the wc and showers in each corner a little weird but great shower pressure. room 12 was extremely noisy from street noise due to poor windows/doors but we were prepared to put up with it for the 3 nights. wifi was reliable. very, very little english spoken by staff and when we asked in several different ways about claiming the "cocktail on arrival" the following lunch time as part of our booking .. the staff stared blankly, 2 of them talked amongst themselves and on 2 occassions and both times walked away. we simply ordered a lao beer and suggest not offering cocktails if can't be redeemed - we'd noted that this was mentioned in a previous review. disappointed by a particular staff member that worked for green discovery but was redeemed by another really helpful staff member the following day who also worked for green discovery who spoke great english and you could tell he comprehended what was being asked for and conversed. he was the one not wearing glasses. we were left a little to our own devices, our room wasn't serviced, towels replaced, toilet paper provided - although the complementry water given one day - we did ask for a toilet roll once ran out and this did not change our overall experience. all in all inthira seemed to be the nicest hotel in thakhek

Reviewed May 25, 2012
10.0
Exceptional
Claire from United States
Group
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 2 nights in December 2016

Wonderful time!”

Thakhek is not the most bustling town, but I found sitting outside In this and watching life in the town move by very satisfying! Comfortable beds, good food, and friendly staff! Really would not have stayed anywhere else. They even helped transport something I left behind up to Vientiane, where I live. Also really enjoyed the tour from Green Discovery to Konglor Cave. If I return to Thakhek, I would happily stay with Intuit again!

Reviewed December 16, 2016
9.7
Exceptional
Sheila from Singapore
Solo traveler
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 1 night in July 2014

Great rest stop”

Value for money, nice restaurant, clean

Stayed 1 night in Inthira Thakhek after travelling in Laos for more than 7 days. Perfect rest stop I'd say - so value for money. Rooms are clean, Location is great.

Reviewed December 26, 2014
9.2
Exceptional
Karen from United Kingdom
Couple
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 1 night in January 2019

Friendly people, lovely building”

We were in a standard room which is small but has everything you need. The staff were really friendly and the breakfast is good. We'll stay there for 2 nights when we return from the Thakhek loop as both the guesthouse and Thakhek are lovely places to hang out for a while.

Reviewed January 05, 2019
7.3
Very good
Peter from Australia
Couple
Deluxe Double Bed
Stayed 1 night in August 2015

Some faults but a good hotel”

Room quality and location

We stayed 1 night at Inthira Thakhek. It is very well positioned however that is not difficult given the size of the town. Our room was very nice. In good condition and well appointed. You do however get a lot of noise from the street as tuktuks and young guys on motorbikes enjoyed riding up and down, what seems to be, the main road through town until after midnight. Speaking to other guests this also bothered them and we witnessed this going on for the next two nights that we were in town (at another hotel). The restaurant is very pleasant to sit in. The food however isn`t fantastic so I`d recommend it as a place to sit and enjoy a drink or two. The only real let down was a misunderstanding with our booking. We had initially booked 1 night however upon arrival decided to do a whole day tour the following day (organised with a company operating in the hotel). Before confirming the tour I checked that we could stay another night as the tour was due back at 9PM. I was told that it was fine and to pay the next day. We came down at 7AM the following morning and asked to pay only to be told there were no rooms available. Inconvenient to say the least. We packed very quickly and asked that they contact another hotel for us. In the end we were very happy with the alternate hotel and I was not going to mention this. However, upon return to the hotel at 930PM the other couple that had joined the tour were also told that there was no room for them, and their belongings (including valuables from their safety box) had been removed from their room. They were understandably upset by this and eventually (after several complaints) were found a room at Inthira. A very strange set of events that should have been handled better.

Reviewed August 16, 2015
10.0
Exceptional
Daniela from United States
Couple
Deluxe Double Bed
Stayed 1 night in March 2018

Love this place!”

Highly recommended place to stay in Thakhek. We spent a night before starting the Thakhek Loop on our bikes. The staff are lovely, the room comfortable and clean, and the the location is excellent. Great breakfast too!

Reviewed March 03, 2018
10.0
Exceptional
Amy from Ireland
Solo traveler
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 1 night in July 2019

A little gem, perfect treat for after the Thakhek loop”

Spotless clean twin room, really good hot shower, and beds and pillow are comfy. Electric socket beside bed is really well positioned. It was the perfect treat after 3 days on the Thakhek loop. Make sure to book on Agoda, the price for walk in is much higher ($25 approx)

Reviewed July 27, 2019
8.8
Excellent
alan from United Kingdom
Couple
Deluxe Double Bed
Stayed 1 night in October 2017

Nice, clean room in a good location”

The hotel is located centrally and is in a good position for those staying in Thakhek before/after doing the Thakhek Loop as it is over the road from Wang Wang's and Mad Monkeys. The staff are ok. The room was nice and clean. Breakfast was basic but nice.

Reviewed October 16, 2017
8.3
Excellent
Michael from United Kingdom
Couple
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 1 night in December 2015

Ideally situated and well decorated with clean roo”

Location, decorative order and cleanliness

Perfect place to stay in Thakhek with clean and comfortable rooms. After a late evening arrival from Vientiane we were looking forward to a shower and a rest but unfortunately the air-con in the room was faulty so they upgraded us at no extra charge. The hotel looks as if it's been newly refurbished and the layout is really nice, particularly the open-plan downstairs area. Thakhek is a nice town and his hotel is perfect and good value for money.

Reviewed December 12, 2015
8.4
Excellent
Ana from Portugal
Solo traveler
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 2 nights in October 2018

Excellent”

Staff was welcoming and friendly, most of the team is young and speaks basic English only but everyone was eager to help. The standard rooms are on the ground floor behind the reception area. These are de facto indoor rooms (with windows to either a back wall or a small hallway) and therefore a bit dark and at times stuffy. Rooms are still nice and clean and air circulates well with the fan on. Comfortable bed. For two people with lots of luggage the room may be a bit small, for myself it was fine. Wifi worked all the time, mostly well, a bit slow in the evenings. Undoubtly pricey for SE Asian standards in terms of what you get for your money but options in Thakhek are very limited. It is still one of the best options around. The food at the restaurant is good, you are looking tourist prices. The complementary breakfast has limited choices, especially for non-meat eaters.

Reviewed October 31, 2018
10.0
Exceptional
Gabriella from Switzerland
Couple
Deluxe Double Bed
Stayed 3 nights in March 2018

Great, stylish, modern-traditional hotel”

We very much enjoyed this hotel in the center of Thakhek. It is located in a traditional house, the old style is still visible, but lovely renovated. Breakfast was sensational with a great choice of dishes. We would definitiely return to this hotel in the future.

Reviewed March 24, 2018
9.7
Exceptional
Kirstie from United Kingdom
Couple
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 1 night in February 2012

Simply a great hotel”

Beautifully designed rooms, friendly staff and good food

originally booked for one night but liked it so much we stayed for two. need i say more? ok rooms were beautifully designed and decorated, scrupulously clean. food in the restaurant was well prepared and served by very friendly staff. if in thakhek stay here!

Reviewed February 22, 2012
9.0
Exceptional
Sisavay from France
Solo traveler
Deluxe Double Bed
Stayed 2 nights in September 2011

So nice !”

Lovely rooms

The room was very nice , centraly located in the small city of thakhek , the best hotel I have had during this journey in south est asia. The staff is friendly , speak french. the breakfast is just a little light , but is ok !

Reviewed October 06, 2011
10.0
Exceptional
Dominique from South Africa
Business traveler
Suite
Stayed 2 nights in August 2016

Great value, facilities and charm. ”

Having previously stayed in one of the small downstairs rooms at Inthira, I was already a fan of this well-located, tastefully designed hotel. On my most recent visit, I booked one of the upstairs suites - oh what a delight that was! So incredible spacious, with a comfortable lounge area, a desk and a personal wrap-around balcony! Incredible value for money. And the food at the restaurant downstairs really rates a mention - a varied menu of Lao and international dishes, well priced and even better prepared. I would not stay anywhere else in Thakek.

Reviewed August 22, 2016
7.3
Very good
David from United Kingdom
Couple
Standard Twin Bed
Stayed 1 night in September 2013

Clean and pleasant rooms”

The hotel is very clean and central to the town center

We have stopped at the Inthira hotel Thakhek many times before and last time we visited Thakhek the hotel was full,but we dinned in the restaurant and was very disappointed with the staffs performance on that occasion,this time we managed to get a room and the room was very nice but small. we did decided not to eat in the restaurant this time.

Reviewed September 06, 2013
10.0
Exceptional
Barun from Canada
Couple
Deluxe Twin Bed
Stayed 1 night in May 2016

Gorgeous place, fantastic stay!”

It's been forever since we felt a place deserved a perfect score. But Inthira is ON POINT! The Deluxe Double room with a balacony was gorgeous. Both the restaurant downstairs and the rest of the hotel's hallways and lobbies are beatifully decorated with sophisticated style. The fact that it's a beautifully restored and updated colonial building makes it all that more enthralling. You have several choices for breakfast and the rice porridge was surprisingly good, though I would suggest they include the addition of a fruit plate to really complete the breakset set. The staff were courteous, though not quite the level of friendly that would expect from such a classy hotel. We are so glad we stayed and would highly recommend booking them through Agoda (it's less expensive than walk-in)!

Reviewed May 19, 2016
6.7
Good
John from Australia
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in July 2014

A pretty boutique hotel that is a too expensive”

Nicely designed restored French colonial buidling, unique wood panelled rooms, great coffee

We have mixed feelings about the Inthira. The hotel is quite charming in a nicely restored French colonial bulding a block back from the river. The rooms are artistically designed with lots of wood and certainly different and comfortable. However, our room (and a few others) was located with the window opening onto an internal open stairwell where the noise from the restaurant and in particular the kitchen funnelled staight up and was very loud from 6am. If we had one of these rooms we would not stay here again but if we had one of the other rooms (there are only about 12 or so rooms) we would be consider staying. Also in the negative is the price; it is high for Laos with the hotel pretending it is 4 star when it is 3 at best. We had the 'Cocktail of the Month' deal but never were given the cocktails. The restaurant/coffee shop is good, the Wifi ok. Green Discovery tours has their 'office' in the hotel which is covenient but their prices are expensive. However there are no alternative companies and there is nothing to do in Thakhek itself so everyone ends up booking tours to the caves with this group. I would check out some of the riverfront hotels for deals - they have great views and may be a better value option.

Reviewed July 12, 2014
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