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Le Sen is a lovely boutique hotel, well located just 15 minutes from the historic centre. Whilst the rooms are fairly modest, they are still very pleasant, with balconies that look out to the pool. The hotel has all the amenities you would hope for from a small hotel. There are shops and restaurants nearby, and the night market is just a 15 minute stroll away.

Our rating: Medium

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Rooms

Le Sen hotel is a true boutique option offering personalised service and charming surroundings. The main rooms are deluxe and sit either on the ground or first floor of the two storey villas. Each room has Wi-Fi access, tv, air-conditioning and large walk in showers. The Suites offer guests more space and exclusivity whereas the Villa rooms are located just off the courtyard giving guests more privacy. Every room has either direct pool access or pool views depending on which floor you are on.

Location

Just a fifteen minute walk from the vibrant night market the Le Sen hotel is well located to explore all of the city’s major sites. In the evenings the hotel operates a complimentary shuttle bus to the main street, which houses an array of restaurant and bar choices.

Food and Drink

The restaurant is open for breakfast and dinner daily and offers poolside snacks and drinks throughout the day. The food on offer is a mix of Lao and Western cuisine.

Families

The hotels private villas are ideally suited for small families.

Honeymooners

The private villas are perfect for honeymooners.

Facilities and Activities

There is a fully equipped fitness centre, small pool and complimentary shuttle services into town.

Our opinion

This hotel is one of our favourite options in Luang Prabang. Its homely atmosphere, high standards of service and good location make it excellent value for money.

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