8.6
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Housekeeping50
Breakfast35
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9.2
Exceptional
Location rating score
Exceptional location - Inside city center
Parking
FREE
Popular landmarks
Mekong Riverside Park330 m
Sisaket Temple & Museum350 m
Chao Anouvong Park580 m
Lao National Museum580 m
Haw Phra Kaew1.01 km
Centre Culturel et de Coopération Linguistique1.34 km
Wat Si Muang1.77 km
Patuxai1.81 km
Pha That Luang3.84 km
Buddha Park18.19 km
Nearby landmarks
Bor Pen Nyang70 m
Wat Chan100 m
T’Shop Lai Galerie130 m
Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan220 m
Blue Sky250 m
Handicraft Promotion Enterprise of Sekong Province250 m
Lao Development bank270 m
Carterie du Laos270 m
Camacrafts290 m
Wat Mixay300 m
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3-star Hotel
Newly renovated
Free Wi-Fi
2019

Lao Orchid Hotel

Chao Anou Road, Near Riverfront, Vientiane, Laos, 01000 - See map
Property highlightsRead all 681 reviews
Fantastic breakfast
96% positive mentions
Exceptional reputation
Recommended by 90% of guests
Excellent cleanliness
8.9 rating for cleanliness
Excellent service
8.8 rating for service

The rooms were clean, comfortable and reasonable size, good central location with a very friendly helpful staff.

Patrick | July 2, 2018

Great location, spotless comfortable room with good internet and cable TV.

Thomas | January 14, 2019

Pretty facilities, breakfast ok.

christine | November 26, 2018

Nice Hotel with good bed.

Samuel | March 30, 2018

Big room with terrace.

christine | November 26, 2018

  • Airport transfer

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

  • Currency exchange

  • Air conditioning

  • Daily housekeeping

Cheaper than 68% of all properties in Vientiane in the last 24 hoursCompared to 324 Vientiane properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money8.2
Distance to city center1 km
Location rating9.2
Nearest airportWattay International Airport (VTE) - Laos
Distance to airport3.8 km

Rooms available at Lao Orchid Hotel

8.5
Excellent
Room comfort & quality
Superior Twin Room
Superior Twin Room
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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Superior Double Room
Superior Double Room
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  • Room size: 24 m²/258 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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Deluxe Suite Room
Deluxe Suite Room
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • City view
  • 1 king bed
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                Frequently asked questions

                What time is check-in and check-out at Lao Orchid Hotel?

                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 Lao Orchid Hotel?

                Lao Orchid Hotel is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind with the additional charge of USD 7. Just use the Let us know what you need section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service. A stay at Lao Orchid Hotel 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, Lao Orchid Hotel has a car park available for guests. Car parking is free for guests.

                What is the smoking policy at Lao Orchid Hotel?

                Lao Orchid Hotel 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 Lao Orchid Hotel

                • 8.8
                  Excellent
                  Location

                  "This hotel is in a very good location on the Riverside."

                  Jonathan

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                  November 21, 2016

                • 8.8
                  Excellent

                  "We had a great view of the night market, Wat and river."

                  Jonathan

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                  November 21, 2016

                • 9.6
                  Exceptional
                  Cleanliness

                  "Wooden floors, white linen and good air con."

                  Susan

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                  September 1, 2018

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                8.6/10
                Location score
                9.2/10
                Review score - United States
                8.9/10
                Cleanliness score
                8.9/10
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                Overall rating:
                8.6
                Excellent
                681 reviews
                Cleanliness
                8.9
                Facilities
                7.8
                Location
                9.2
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                What travelers say they love:
                My suite room is big and cool with good city and side river ...
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                More about Lao Orchid Hotel

                More about Lao Orchid Hotel

                Lao Orchid Hotel, located in Near Riverfront, Vientiane, is a popular choice for travelers. Situated only 1 km from the city center, guests are well located to enjoy the town's attractions and activities. For sightseeing options and local attractions, one need not look far as the hotel enjoys close proximity to Wat Chan, Wat Ong Teu Mahawihan, Wat Mixay.

                Lao Orchid Hotel also offers many facilities to enrich your stay in Vientiane. For the comfort and convenience of guests, the hotel offers free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, postal service, ticket service.

                The ambiance of Lao Orchid Hotel is reflected in every guestroom. television LCD/plasma screen, complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea, mirror, slippers are just some of the facilities that can be found throughout the property. The hotel offers wonderful recreational facilities such as garden to make your stay truly unforgettable. Whatever your reason for visiting Vientiane, the Lao Orchid Hotel is the perfect venue for an exhilarating and exciting break away.

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                Most talked about facilities

                Breakfast
                49 mentions
                Housekeeping
                35 mentions
                Internet
                11 mentions
                Food & Dining
                5 mentions

                What they offer

                10.0
                Exceptional
                Cleanliness

                "Spotless clean, has everything needed and is very spacious."

                Ana

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                September 23, 2017

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                Food and dining

                Breakfast options

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                Restaurant
                Cuisine:Local, Thai
                Menu:Buffet

                What's nearby

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                Reviews of Lao Orchid Hotel from real guests

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                8.6
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                Cleanliness8.9
                Facilities7.8
                Location9.2
                Room comfort and quality8.5
                Service8.8
                Value for money8.2
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                8-9 Excellent (103)
                7-8 Very Good (79)
                6-7 Good (40)
                <6 Below Expectation (23)
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                10.0
                Exceptional
                Peter from Australia
                Couple
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 2 nights in August 2015

                Fantastic hotel. Recommended.”

                Room quality, location, and staff

                We stayed at The Lao Orchid for 2 nights and were very pleased with every aspect of our stay. We had spent a night at another hotel which overall was good, but we felt overpriced for what was provided. We changed to The Lao Orchid (around $10 more) and were very happy that we did so as the quality was much better. The staff are excellent. Professional and helpful. The location is great. Right by the river and night market, but our room (on the fifth floor) was quiet. The only noise we experienced was one morning from a temple but nothing the hotel can do about that and it`s just part of the experience. The room itself was great. Very spacious with the most comfortable bed I`ve had in this region for a long time. Bathroom was clean and good. Internet was intermittent however this seems to be the case at every hotel we have used in Laos, and it was availalbe often enough to not bother us. The buffet breakfast was very good. A good selection of food, clean, and quite tasty. Terrific hotel which we will use again if ever back in Vientiane.

                Reviewed August 11, 2015
                9.6
                Exceptional
                Samuel from Singapore
                Group
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 2 nights in June 2019

                Comfortable stay. Decent breakfast”

                Situated on Chan Anou Road, Lao Orchid Hotel is conveniently located near the Vientiane Night Market street. At night, food carts are set up along the streets. The number of grills leads to the air being very smokey. In the hotel corridor which isn't air conditioned, you can smell it. I had a superior room for 2 days. The stay was comfortable. Pillows were plush, and the bed provided sufficient support. I was told that the minibar is free for consumption. There were two Scwepps, one minute maid and one 100plus. The balcony provided a good view of the street below and the night market. There was cable TV which included AXN and Fox movies, perfect for watching during the hot afternoons. Every day, you get 1 1.5L bottle and 2 600ml bottles of water. There is a small safe inside the closet. The toilet was a simple affair. Toothbrush and toothpaste, shower gel and shampoo were provided. Face, hand and bath towels were provided too. The water pressure for the shower was a little weak.

                Reviewed June 14, 2019
                9.2
                Exceptional
                Philipp from Hong Kong
                Couple
                Superior Twin Room
                Stayed 5 nights in May 2018

                A very, very pleasant stay in Vientiane”

                You can feel the warm, welcoming Lao vibe the instant you step into the room as the floor and quite a lot of furniture are made of wood. We had a free upgrade to a deluxe suite on the top floor. The room was very spacious (like apartment size) and very nicely equipped. There were also a spacious kitchen and a huge balcony (enough to hold a party) overviewing the entire Vientiane part of Mekhong River. The bed was very comfortable and the powerful air-cons can cool down the entire apartment in just a few minutes. The staffs were friendly and everyday we were given 4 bottles of water. We were well hydrated during our city tour and excursions. The breakfast buffets were good too even though most of the selections are Asian. Surely you can find other boutique hotels that have more exquisite decorations and facilities, but the prices are also much higher. Having stayed in numerous hotels across Vientiane, I would say Lao Orchid is one of a few that has the loudest bang in buck!!

                Reviewed May 30, 2018
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Munirah from Malaysia
                Business traveler
                Superior Twin Room
                Stayed 4 nights in April 2018

                My top choice every time in Vientiane”

                Lao Orchid is as good as its name. The Orchid symbolize beautiful and strong flower. I have been to VTE a few times for a business trip and Lao Orchid always been my top choice. The location, the staffs and the feeling of the hotel itself brought unforgettable experience. I recommended Lao Orchid to all my friend that visiting Vientiane. Thank you.

                Reviewed April 08, 2018
                9.2
                Exceptional
                Daryl from Australia
                Solo traveler
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 2 nights in May 2017

                Consistently great”

                This was my second stay at the Lao Orchid Hotel in as many months and I will happily stay there again. It's great value for money in the heart of the CBD but far away from any night life to ensure peace and quiet. Clean, good beds, great pillows, and decent towels. Sometimes the wifi would be off with little to no explanation but you get that in SE Asian hotels. My only suggestion is more training for the front desk personnel. Always friendly but need to be trained to communicate better when presented with a question they don't know the answer to (question was why the internet wasn't working). Culture aside, I would much rather be told "I don't know but I will find out the answer" than made to sit through 5-10 minutes of trying to look busy before I have to leave the desk out of frustration. The joys of travel, will happily stay here again and will recommend to others.

                Reviewed May 22, 2017
                9.0
                Exceptional
                Luc from Belgium
                Solo traveler
                Superior Twin Room
                Stayed 2 nights in August 2014

                Very good hotel, with excellent service”

                Location, Service, quietness

                I enjoyed my stay at the Lao Orchid ! The location is perfect, just near the riverfront, the rooms are spotless, and the service is great. I had a problem with the safe in my room and they immediately came to solve the issue ! Breakfast is a generous buffet with eggs cooked to order. Transfers to the airport were efficient and on time. Really good value for money

                Reviewed August 09, 2014
                9.6
                Exceptional
                ben from Laos
                Couple
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 1 night in May 2016

                Two satisfied customers”

                I have stayed at and looked at several other hotels in Vientiane and nothing was as nice as Lao Orchid. It was a bit more than I wanted to spend especially with no pool facilities. It is close to everything down town. The breakfast buffet with omelet bar was a nice treat. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Everything on premise was clean and nice. Staying here helped make our special weekend more special.

                Reviewed May 19, 2016
                9.7
                Exceptional
                Sean from United States
                Solo traveler
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 1 night in September 2013

                Great location, nice hotel, and good staff.”

                Location, room quality, and friendly staff.

                This place is great value for the money. It is a high-quality room at a reasonable cost in a great location with good views. The staff is more than willing to help you with any of your travel or activity needs. I stayed in the Mekong Hotel when I returned to Vientiane (crap hole), and I wish I had returned to stay at the Lao Orchid.

                Reviewed September 18, 2013
                9.2
                Exceptional
                ben from Laos
                Couple
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 1 night in May 2017

                Get Away”

                I had been really busy and wanted to celebrate with my wife. I only had a small window so we stayed locally. The Lao Orchid is in the midst of the cities best dinning and shopping. The staff is the friendliest around and most helpful. Some places you feel like you are bothering the staff but at the Lao Orchid they reach out to you. The big comfy rooms were clean and nice. The breakfast buffet was a nice treat. It was a little pricey for our budget but was worth it to celebrate.

                Reviewed May 20, 2017
                8.3
                Excellent
                Lyn from New Zealand
                Couple
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 2 nights in August 2015

                Be careful with the Crockery!”

                Staff able to speak English, Location and comfortable room

                We stayed at Lao Orchid for 2 nights at the beginning of our Lao trip and rebooked for a single night just before leaving. This is a basic hotel but provides everything for the traveller passing through Vientiane. Two streets away from the main thoroughfare and just across the road from the river and night market. Unfortunately during our first stay we accidently dropped and broke a cup and saucer (plain white, hotel crockery - nothing fancy). On check out we advised of the breakage, expecting to pay a couple of dollars (if anything) so horrified to be charged US$15! A bit over the top, we could have bought a nice dinner set for this... Regardless, I would recommend this Hotel, just don't break anything.

                Reviewed August 17, 2015
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Paula from United Kingdom
                Couple
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 3 nights in February 2016

                Lovely Hotel with views of the Mekong”

                Location, Breakfast and Comfort

                This hotel was a great location for central Vientiane. The staff were very welcoming and the breakfast area is lovely and open with a variety of choice of food. We had a room with a balcony to the front of the hotel which looked out of a Wat and the Mekong which was nice. The only bad thing that I would have to say about this hotel is that you can hear outside noise as the door and windows to the balcony did let a lot of noise in so if you are a light sleeper, be prepared as dogs bark constantly and traffic can be busy outside the hotel. The rooms are lovely and we are highly likely to visit Laos again as we have a friend who lives in Vientiane and I would definitely be looking at staying here again.

                Reviewed February 09, 2016
                9.2
                Exceptional
                Rhonda from United States
                Business traveler
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 4 nights in August 2016

                Great Location and Service”

                Lao Orchid has a great central location, close to restaurants and shops, and good value for the money. The rooms were basic, but clean and comfortable. The free mini-bar drinks and daily fruit platter were a perk, as were the helpful staff and good internet connection. My colleague and I were able to work with very few internet interruptions, which is a big perk for Laos! The breakfast could use a better selection, but it's adequate. Overall, we had a pleasant stay and would definitely recommend to others.

                Reviewed August 28, 2016
                9.2
                Exceptional
                Walter from Switzerland
                Couple
                Superior Twin Room
                Stayed 1 night in June 2018

                Nice hotel, great location, friendly staff”

                Enjoyed the stay at Lao Orchid hotel, nice room, view to the Wat next door and the Mekong river, a few steps away from the night market (not THAT interesting a market). Breakfast was very nice too, with both Asian and European options. Hotel offers free parking, which was great for us!

                Reviewed June 19, 2018
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Ross from United States
                Business traveler
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 9 nights in December 2016

                Superb service”

                I am partially disabled, and the hotel was extraordinarily helpful and considerate. They sent staff to make purchases of food and medicine for me, and did everything to make my stay as comfortable and convenient as possible. I have been making business trips to Laos since 2010, and the Lao Orchid is by far the best hotel in which I have ever stayed.

                Reviewed December 24, 2016
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Lynn from United States
                Couple
                Superior Twin Room
                Stayed 1 night in November 2014

                One of Vientiane best”

                Staff, room, service

                I cannot say enough nice things about the Lao Orchid. We stay in a very nice and expensive 'boutique' hotel our first time this trip, but I would match the Lso Orchid against any of them. Staff just take care of you. And room was quiet, clean and roomy. I will use this hotel again!

                Reviewed November 22, 2014
                9.7
                Exceptional
                Peter from Germany
                Solo traveler
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 4 nights in June 2015

                Great place to stay in Vientiane”

                Location- Service - Cleanliness

                Great place to stay next to the river and the night market. Balcony is a plus, especially for smokers. Breakfast buffet had a good variety. IN the afternoon staff brought some seasonal fruits. Internet was sometimes slow or off. When Internet was working, Skype was possible. Lao Orchid is not cheap, but worth the money.

                Reviewed June 19, 2015
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Ye from South Korea
                Solo traveler
                Superior Twin Room
                Stayed 1 night in November 2014

                One of the best nights in Laos”

                Nice people, service, neatness

                I couldn't be happier with my stay at Lao Orchid hotel. People were beyond nice and the facilities were very satisfying. The location was amazing.

                Reviewed November 25, 2014
                10.0
                Exceptional
                Kathleen from United States
                Couple
                Deluxe Suite Room
                Stayed 1 night in January 2017

                Great Place to star”

                Great hotel. Near to many sites including the river and river walk way. The walk way is probably about 10 miles long. Maybe more. There is a night market . Very good breakfast and a pleasant area to enjoy it in. It is a buffet type of breakfast with eggs cooked as ordered and all the coffee you want to drink plus other items that caters to an international crowd. We will stay again if in the area. Please consider tipping the staff at what ever hotel you stay in or restaurant that you eat at.. Often their paychecks must cover the needs of their extended family and pay is not high in Laos. We see it as an opportunity to help others and a way to express our gratitude for their serenity of service.

                Reviewed February 05, 2017
                9.7
                Exceptional
                JIll from United States
                Couple
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 3 nights in March 2016

                Very Comfortable”

                The bed was very comfortable. We enjoyed the daily fruit platter. The service was wonderful.

                We have stayed in many different hotels. The bed in this one was one of the most comfortable we have ever experienced. That is a key ingredient for a great hotel stay. The service was kind and prompt. We were provided daily with a delicious fruit platter. The bathroom was a cut above the typical Asian wet bathroom in that there was a sliding door and a partition that did not allow water to spread all over the floor. The room was kept clean, and the morning breakfast was more than adequate. For the price, this hotel is an excellent value, and we plan to stay there the next time we are in Vientiane.

                Reviewed March 22, 2016
                8.8
                Excellent
                Leah from Australia
                Solo traveler
                Superior Double Room
                Stayed 2 nights in September 2016

                Great spot, enjoyed the stay”

                Lao orchid staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were very clean, plenty of space. Breakfast was wonderful with lots of choices. Really close to the night market. Highly recommend the Tangerine Garden spa on the next street!

                Reviewed September 16, 2016
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