Riverside Boutique Resort is a luxury resort located on the banks of the Nam Song River with stunning views over the limestone mountains of Vang Vieng. The property is set within a tropical garden and organized around a central swimming pool. Despite its location in the quietest part of town, this hotel is within easy reach of the center and provided as a perfect departure point for excursions in the countryside.
Riverside Boutique Resort is known to be the first high-end hotel that systematically celebrates the exceptional cultural and natural diversity of Laos. Renowned artists have contributed to the unique beauty of the resort, showcasing a different perspective of the country’s splendors and traditions, each of the units is designed through inspirations from eight ethnic groups.
Although the hotel reflects the wealth and elegance of its Lao heritage, it also strives to provide international-level facilities and services.
Price range: $95 - $265
Ideally located on the bank of the Nam Song River, multi-award winning Riverside Boutique Resort is a luxury hotel with charm and character. It is laid out around one of the most inviting swimming pools to be found in Laos, and offers stunning views of the surrounding forest-clad limestone mountains.
Thirty-four rooms with large balconies are located within the manicured gardens. Each has a stylish and subtly different design that combines exotic wood and rattan furniture, soft furnishings reflecting the traditions of eight Lao ethnic groups, and authentic art and craftwork by local artists and artisans. An herbal spa is also part of the hotel, comprising three traditional pavilions looking over the mountains.
In addition to celebrating the cultural and natural diversity of Laos, the Resort offers all the services required to recover from a day of outdoor activities.
The center of town is a ten-minute walk away, and a small bamboo bridge next to the property leads to a village on the western bank. It is a perfect departure point to explore the countryside on foot or bicycle.
Riverside Boutique Resort provides two Riverside Suites, twenty-eight Deluxe Rooms with pool, river and/or mountain views, and four Classic Rooms with a garden view. They all have a large balcony and modern amenities, as well as free WiFi access.
Occupancy policy: A maximum of two adults per suite or room is allowed with the existing bedding. If a third adult stays in a suite or room, the use of an extra bed is mandatory and it will be charged.
One child 4 years or younger can stay free of charge when using the existing bedding or a baby cot.
One child between 5 and 11 years old will be charged US when using the existing bedding.
A child 12 years or older is considered adult and must use an extra bed.
Kindly note that Riverside Boutique Resort enforces a no-smoking and no-pet policy in the rooms.
Beds: King bed
Max. occupancy: 3
Size: 64 sqm
View: Wrap around balcony and terrasse looking over the Nam Song river, Vang Vieng's mountains and the pool
Beds: King bed, Twin beds
Max. occupancy: 3
Size: 32 sqm
View: Balcony with river, mountain and/or swimming pool view
Beds: King bed, Twin beds
Max. occupancy: 3
Size: 32 sqm
View: Balcony facing a small yard
Food, drink and entertainmentRestaurant du Crabe d’Or
The “Restaurant du Crabe d’Or,” named after one of VangVieng’s most famous caves, offers indoor seating, to enjoy the air-conditioned comfort of an elegantly set-up room on the first floor, as well as outdoor seating, to take full advantage of the river view and tropical garden with a magnificent backdrop of limestone mountains.
In the romantic setting of the “Restaurant du Crabe d’Or,” discover authentic Lao dishes, prepared with fresh local ingredients, or enjoy a more traditional Asian and French cuisine. All meals are complemented by fine wines from France and Chile as well as coffee from the Boloven Plateau.
The “Nam Song bar” is perfect for guests who wish to sip a cocktail, enjoy lounge music or take advantage of the Resort board games in a sophisticated and charming atmosphere.
The bar features a series of artworks that illustrate some of the most beautiful birds and orchids found in Laos. It also includes a stylish display of traditional baskets and tools collected from local communities in six different provinces.
Weather permitting, it is at the terrace outside the bar that salads and light meals are provided at lunch time.
1. Are the rates displayed per person or per room?
The prices shown on our website are per person based on twin/ double accommodation.
2. Any surcharges if my travel dates are during Christmas or New Year Holidays?
The rates are regular price and they are not included a compulsory dinner (Gala Dinner) on the day of Christmas or New Year Eve. Surcharges depend on specific hotels you stay at, so our travel consultants will give further information to you in communications.
3. Are there any discounts available?
We offer select trip discounts periodically throughout the year, especially in the low season (Summer time in Vietnam is from May to Sep). Please contact our travel consultants to get more details.
4. How do I pay when I want to book this tour?
We accept payment by debit/ credit card (Visa, Master, Amex), cash and bank transfer. When you confirm a booking with us, we will send you our online payment link or bank details to deposit 30% of the total tour cost. The balance will be due as soon as you arrive in Cambodia. Our travel consultants will give more details via email about payment instruction.
5. Are meals included?
We have tried to balance flexibility and convenience regarding meal options. This tour package includes daily buffet breakfast at hotels and some lunches or dinners as listed in parenthesis next to the tour itinerary on each day tour. In the major cities, where there are a wide variety of restaurants, we generally do not include meals to allow our travelers the flexibility of choosing their own food preferences. Our tour guides can recommend some options for our clients to choose from according to traveler's interest & budget.
6. What type of food is typical of Vietnam?
Vietnamese cuisine is quite varied from the North to the Centre and to the South, having had many external influences over the years that have created an interesting mix of cooking methods and ingredients. French presence in the recent past has led to the assimilation of French cuisine influence, and is often attributed with Pho noodle soup's rise to popularity. Most meals include rice, as well as fish sauce which is a popular condiment added to almost every meal throughout the country.
7. What if I have a special request on food?
You just need to share us your request on type of foods, we will choose a right restaurant and order suitable menus for you.
8. What type of transportation is used?
Our Vietnam tours utilize a variety of primarily private transportation (arranged just for your groups) including new and modern vans/ cars, motor boats, etc. We use a mix of private (vans/ cars)/ public transportation (domestic flights, sharing cruises, trains) to provide travelers with the safest and most efficient transit in each area.
9. How many people are typically on your tours?
We only offer completely private tours, so only the people you book for will be on the tour. If you are alone, it will just be you and your guide. If you are a couple, just the two of you and your guide, and so on. We believe this is the best type of tour, so that it can be personalized to you, go at your own pace, and so that you can have the full attention of your guide for the duration of the tour.
10. Is this trip a good choice for solo travelers?
Yes, it is. You will still have a private tour guide and driver to accompany throughout the journey. However, you have to cover all expenses regarding accommodations (single room), tour guides, transportations because no-one shares cost with.
11. Do tour rates include international flights?
This tour only includes domestic flights. We find that it is usually less expensive for travelers to book these separately and this also allows you the flexibility to choose the schedule and routing that is most convenient for you. You can purchase international flights on your own, or we can certainly help you arrange these flights with an airfare consolidator who specializes in international flights.
12. How do I get to the hotel from the airport when I arrive?
When you arrive at airports, you will be greeted with your name on our driver/ tour guide's welcome sign, then get transferred to your hotel.
13. How if bad weather such as storm, flood, landslide occurs during my holiday with TRAVEL VIETNAM?
Our Travel Consultants and Tour Operators keep checking weather forecast every-day, if the weather is bad and it may affect to your safety, we will discuss with you regarding a tentative program immediately.
14. How much should I budget for tips?
Tips are not compulsory on any of our tours. However, it is customary to offer a small tip for exceptional service. Other travelers opt to bring small souvenirs from their home to give to tour guides and drivers along the way.
15. Is travel insurance included? And is it recommended?
Travel insurance is not included in our tour price. Absolutely, we recommend you to contact with your local agent in your country to buy travel insurance before you go.
16. How to change or cancel my reservation?
- You can change or amend your schedule in advance or during your trip but surcharge maybe applied according to our contract with local suppliers, hotels and airlines. Regarding cancelation terms, please check out this link: https://asiatravelandleisure.com/terms-conditions.html
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