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2-star Resort

Tad Fane Resort

Ban Lak 38, Pakse - Paxong Road, Pakxong, Pakxong, Laos - See map
"I highly recommend their zip line over the 2 beautiful waterfalls."
raoul - September 17, 2018
Very good cleanliness
7.4 rating for cleanliness
Very good comfort
7.1 room quality and comfort
Very good service
7.1 rating for service
Good facilities on premise
6.5 facilities on premise
  • Airport transfer

  • Balcony/terrace

  • Currency exchange

  • Room service [24-hour]

  • Bar

Cheaper than 83% of all properties in Pakxong in the last 24 hoursCompared to 6 Pakxong properties at Agoda for various dates
Value for money7.2
Location rating9.1

Rooms available at Tad Fane Resort

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  • Room size: 32 m²/344 ft²
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Standard Double or Twin Room
Standard Double or Twin Room
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
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Deluxe Fan-Double Bed
Deluxe Fan-Double Bed
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
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  • 1 double bed
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Deluxe Fan-Single Bed
Deluxe Fan-Single Bed
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
  • Balcony/terrace
  • 1 single bed
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
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Deluxe Fan-Twin Bed
Deluxe Fan-Twin Bed
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  • Room size: 22 m²/237 ft²
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  • 2 single beds
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at Tad Fane Resort?

    Check-in is from 1:00 AM, 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 front desk is always open, day or night.

    How do I get to Tad Fane Resort?

    Tad Fane Resort is easy to access from the airport. In fact, you can even book your airport transfer in advance for greater peace of mind. Just use the Let us know what you need section of the booking page to let the hotel know you want to book a ride, and they will contact you via the Agoda messaging service with prices and more information. For those who wish to drive their own cars, Tad Fane Resort has a car park available for guests. Car parking is free for guests.

    What is the smoking policy at Tad Fane Resort?

    Tad Fane Resort does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free. 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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    • 7.2
      Very good
      Staff 

      "Very accommodating and friendly staff."

      Brendan

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      May 1, 2018

    • 8.8
      Excellent
      Staff 

      "Friendly and helpful staff."

      Charles

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      January 21, 2017

    • 8.0
      Very good

      "Nice bungalow, good beds."

      Kirsten

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      November 11, 2017

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    Overall rating:

    7.5

    Very good
    137 reviews
    Cleanliness
    7.4
    Facilities
    6.5
    Location
    9.1
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    What travelers say they love:
    Nice hotel: good location, right at the waterfall.
    Kirsten from Belgium
    Group
    More about Tad Fane Resort

    More about Tad Fane Resort

    Nestled in the heart of Pakxong, one of the most scenic spots in the region, Tad Fane Resort overlooks the Tad Fane waterfalls, thundering down in a 200-meter deep gorge. With its elevation of 1,100 meters, the temperature around the resort is much more pleasant than elsewhere in Laos. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer.

    Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Pakxong hotel. This hotel offers numerous on-site facilities to satisfy even the most discerning guest.

    With 14 bungalow-styled houses, each one has been carefully appointed to the highest degree of comfort and convenience with complimentary bottled water, a balcony/terrace, desk, and shower in each room. The hotel's recreational facilities, include water sports, are designed for escape and relaxation. Enjoy unparalleled services and a truly prestigious address at the Tad Fane Resort.

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    What they offer

    8.8
    Excellent

    "Bar and restaurant overlooking waterfalls."

    Charles

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    January 21, 2017

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    Food and dining

    Breakfast options

    American
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    Restaurants on site

    tadfane
    Cuisine:Asian, African
    Menu:Buffet

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    Location9.1
    Room comfort and quality7.1
    Service7.1
    Value for money7.2
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    8.0
    Excellent
    Roger from United States
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Double Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in April 2012

    Nice but no fan”

    Overlooking the Tad Fan Falls

    Rooms are nice and there is a great view of the falls from the restaurant. Food a bit expensive for Laos. Beer Laos is 18,000 k rather than the standard price of 10,000. Most upsetting though is that the description says there is a fan when in fact there are no fans at this resort. Agoda should change the description to be accurate.

    Reviewed April 23, 2012
    3.2
    Claus from Australia
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Twin Bed
    Stayed 1 night in September 2017

    Don't go there!”

    Getting there could have easily destroyed my car - the road from Pakse is more holes than pavement. And I mean 'holes'! We had to pay a park entry fee just to get near this place. Situated in the depleted and lifeless remnants of a rain forest and overrun by day trippers, this 'resort' has nothing to offer. Particularly not if you are an Agoda booker. People there pronounce the word 'Agoda' the same way as 'dog poo'. Staff attitude ranged from fake-friendly through disinterested to outright hostile. Our room, a 'Deluxe Fan Twin Bed' was a single clad wooden hut with exposed wall studs,the sort of thing I store my lawnmower and my tools in. Two beds, a table and a chair. It STANK! Big time! Mouldy and unclean, like my lawnmower shed. The beds and the clean bedding were so moist that the only possible description for their condition is 'wet'. The 'fan' was an in - wall mounted extractor - like the ones used in abattoirs - which produced little but noise and only served to pull warm air from the outside into the 'shed'. The bathroom initially appeared to be ok but we found out rather late that the instant hot water service did not work. So cold showers all round, evening and morning. On top the entire water supply got switched off over night without notice rendering the toilet and all associated hygiene facilities useless. Breakfast was just as 'good', a warmish coffee with something totally different from what we ordered. And No, not lost in translation, I do speak sufficient Issan to get my point across in Lao border regions. I confronted an elderly man who seemed to be in charge and informed him about my misgivings - which produced a big smile, several shoulder shrugs and an insincere 'sorry, sorry'. The 'resorts' (lolx5) main attraction is a twin waterfall near by, but the park's operators have been unable to provide anything better than a 2/3 view of it. The bottom section of the falls and the river below are completely obscured from view. One could use the new

    Reviewed September 08, 2017
    9.3
    Exceptional
    Ville from Finland
    Couple
    Family
    Stayed 2 nights in December 2015

    Triple room, 2 nights”

    Location next to the Tad Fane falls was amazing, food was great and Koffies coffee workshop was convenient, informative and well worth the while and kips.

    Staff was great, food was tasty, rooms were clean & spacious (a bit TOO spacious was our triple, as it was just the two of us. There was nothing else available at the time of booking) and the surroundings with the view to the falls were unforgettable. Koffies Coffee Workshop in the restaurant and surroundings was great, as well as their coffee bar/shop. Had great & relaxing time spending two nights there: arrived from Pakse by mbike, went to swim in a nearby waterfall and the next day had the workshop. After breakfast (included in the price) and coffee shopping continued on to Tad Lo and back to Pakse. The only negative thing was the bussloads of tourists rolling in continuously from 8am until afternoon to see the waterfalls, but somehow it too bothered us very little in the end.

    Reviewed December 10, 2015
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Margret from Iceland
    Group
    Deluxe Fan-Twin Bed
    Stayed 1 night in January 2014

    Beautiful”

    Surroundings, peaceful, sweet staff

    This place is so great. It's in the countryside. We arrived late so it was dark. We sat at the restaurant balcony in the dark, relaxing and listening to a waterfall. The next morning when we came out of our huts, we saw the beautiful surroundings and had good breakfast. The old man at the restaurant was always asking if we wanted more coffee or tea, and you can't help but smile when you look at his smile. We took a walk to this amazing waterfall and chilled in the hammocks between the big trees afterwards. When we left, we used the public transportation. That's a fun experience.

    Reviewed October 19, 2014
    8.0
    Excellent
    Sandra from Netherlands
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Single Bed
    Stayed 1 night in November 2013

    Nice resort near the Tad Fane waterfall.”

    loaction, bungalow, service

    Nice, relaxing resort hotel near the Tad Fane Waterfall. Cousy, clean bungalows, some with a view on the waterfall. Nearby are other waterfalls to visit and coffee plantages. Definitely worth a visit. From here you can explore the Bolaven Plateau further.

    Reviewed November 13, 2013
    8.3
    Excellent
    Marja from Netherlands
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Twin Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in February 2013

    Jungle and waterfalls”

    Peacefull

    Nice bungalows in a very peacefull surrounding. Friendly staff, good restaurant. Good view at the waterfalls. On daytime busy with visitors, but thats nice to see. In the evening very, very quiet and peacefull. It's possible to do some jungletreks. And there is a coffecorner, were you can buy the good Bolaven Coffee.

    Reviewed February 24, 2013
    6.3
    Good
    Scott from Canada
    Family with young children
    Family
    Stayed 1 night in December 2012

    Okay Hotel in a Nice Setting”

    Beautiful setting

    Keep in mind that the hotel is in the back-woods of Laos. If you don't expect too much you won't be disappointed. The setting is beautiful with big trees and all of the cabins overlook the waterfalls. The cabins are acceptable - clean and fairly roomy, with little verandas to sit on. The beds were rock hard. The food was good and the staff were pleasant and they were trying hard, but were clearly untrained and hopelessly slow. But you're in Laos so you really shouldn't expect much else.

    Reviewed January 08, 2013
    9.3
    Exceptional
    Sean from Malaysia
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Double Bed
    Stayed 1 night in October 2012

    beautiful location next to tad fane waterfall”

    location, staff, food

    lovely staff who are extremely helpful a rather basic hotel located next to tad fane waterfall with stunning views of the falls. i wish we had arrived earlier to do the trek to the falls. food served at the resort is surprisingly good. i only wish they had spa facilities!

    Reviewed October 31, 2012
    8.3
    Excellent
    Antony from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe Fan-Single Bed
    Stayed 1 night in August 2012

    Superb retreat overlooking waterfall”

    Location, staff, good rooms

    Only guest at the hotel in low season, ut staff very good, room in lovely setting and good quality; good walking excursions from the resort; access road in poor condition for motor bikes at the time of the visit

    Reviewed September 03, 2012
    9.3
    Exceptional
    Helen from United Kingdom
    Group
    Deluxe Fan-Twin Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in July 2012

    Amazing views of the Tad Fane waterfalls from room”

    The view of the waterfall from the room and resturant was just stunning.

    Came in the rainy season so the amount of water in the waterfalls was very impressive. The resturant serves great food and very friendly staff. Do take the walking tour through the jungle to the waterfalls - breath-taking!

    Reviewed July 15, 2012
    3.7
    Gary from United States
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Double Bed
    Stayed 1 night in June 2012

    In waterfall area”

    Nice view from restaurant

    Room was dingy and small. Management was not evident. Room reservation not understood. Booking conditions not understood. Breakfast was bad. "French Toast", was french bread with minimal evidence of browning. A real effort for staff to serve 6 people in the restaurant. My wife speaks Lao, guy working the bookings didn't understand his own language. Sorry, great waterfalls to look at but I would not stay here again. We arrived by motorbike, there are other places being built in this area, and guesthouses down the road.

    Reviewed June 09, 2012
    8.0
    Excellent
    Carina from New Zealand
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Double Bed
    Stayed 1 night in April 2012

    Prime location for waterfalls”

    Next to Tad Fane waterfalls

    you pay for the view here, which is best from near the restaurant, but is also not bad from the porch of the larger rooms (6a, 6b, 7a, and 7b). the rooms are clean and have hot water, though it gets a little chilly at night even in the hot season so bring a sweater. the best part about staying here is that you have the falls more or less to yourself during the evening or early morning, since many people come to see them during the day. the food is a little overpriced. those who have breakfast included have a selection to choose from, and the locally-grown coffee and green tea that come with it are both very good. it's a little difficult getting here since the buses don't come by as often as is stated. if comfortable driving a motorbike or scooter, it's a good idea to rent one from pakse and drive the 38kms yourself. that way, you can also easily visit the other waterfalls in the area. 1/2 day hiking trips are available from the resort for $7 pp or less with more people.

    Reviewed April 22, 2012
    8.7
    Excellent
    catherine from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe Fan-Single Bed
    Stayed 1 night in February 2012

    amazing loction, freindly staff, with lovely rooms”

    the wooden rooms, the view

    i had a very pleasent stay, it was well worth the journey off the beaten track, it was very relaxing and just what i needed at that point in my stay, the near by waterfalls are fantastic and easy to find on foot by yourself, and most excellent is the one you can see from the varander resturant.

    Reviewed March 13, 2012
    9.3
    Exceptional
    Bernard from Canada
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Twin Bed
    Stayed 1 night in February 2012

    Lovely place. Scenery and sky steal the show”

    Setting in the forest with view of spectaular waterfall

    from the moment we arrived, the resort put a new level of professionalism into laos accommodation. the reception was friendly and experienced, the bungalow was lovely, overlooking the massive valley carved by the falls over the centuries. neither fan nor a/c was available and - as advertised - wasn't necessary. the boardwalk/stone path between bungalows provided a wonderful touch of being in the wilderness. the sky was full of sparkling, clear stars as far as one could see through the trees from the darkness near the reception/dining facility. the food was not exceptional but was adequate but breakfast was better than most. the staff were obviously well-trained, from reception to kitchen to bar. they knew how to serve, were comfortable in their roles and outshone all other service staff we encountered after 3 weeks in laos.

    Reviewed February 17, 2012
    8.3
    Excellent
    michael from United Kingdom
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe Fan-Double Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in November 2014

    wow!!!!”

    location, location, location..

    this place is unbelievable, the view over the falls is out of this world.. the staff will arrange treks to local area as well and great food in the restuarant

    Reviewed January 05, 2015
    10.0
    Exceptional
    Jeffrey from Australia
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Double Bed
    Stayed 2 nights in April 2013

    The views were magnifient in a peaceful location”

    The location,views and the down to earth friendly staff.

    Our stay was very relaxing away from the husle and busle of busy Paske though not to far.The views and walks to the waterfalls were fantastic.

    Reviewed April 23, 2013
    8.8
    Excellent
    Margaret from Malaysia
    Solo traveler
    Deluxe Fan-Single Bed
    Stayed 1 night in December 2018

    The Resort with a View”

    A beautify resort with THE view over the longest waterfall in SEA. The staff were friendly and helpful and the pet monkey a delight. My little chalet was beautiful

    Reviewed January 08, 2019
    8.8
    Excellent
    raoul from France
    Couple
    Deluxe Fan-Double Bed
    Stayed 1 night in September 2018

    Amazing location”

    We liked everything but the breakfast is too limited. I highly recommend their zip line over the 2 beautiful waterfalls. Nice staff very accommodating.

    Reviewed September 17, 2018
    7.2
    Very good
    Brendan from Australia
    Couple
    Family
    Stayed 1 night in April 2018

    Staff and waterfall are great”

    We stayed one night. The red and green curries were delicious as were the baguettes for lunch. The waterfall is spectacular. Staff invited us to their Nee Year party which was very nice. Very accommodating and friendly staff.

    Reviewed May 01, 2018
    6.0
    Steen from Denmark
    Couple
    Standard Double or Twin Room
    Stayed 1 night in January 2018

    Unexpected guest”

    The hotel, consisting of new bungalows with terraces facing the water waterfalls (though not with direct view) has an excellent location and number of activities such as the excellent Zip-line trip (5 sections) crossing the valley but sadly the owners are not very service minded. There were no instructions that we do not have to pay the park fee when arriving by car and checking in took over an hour when our reason for coming was to get out in the nature. Bungalows are fine though at 307.000 overpriced for Laos. Lunch took another 1 1 /2 hour so we lost the entire afternoon due to owners inefficiency. The hot water in the shower did not work but despite request to solve this was not attempted. With forest accommodation one must be somewhat prepared for the noise / presence of the natural habitants, but when a forest rat thought that our bungalow (No. 5A) was the best place to spend the night despite continuously trying to scare it away it was more than we appreciated.

    Reviewed January 06, 2018
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