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Rivertime Resort and Ecolodge

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  • Excellent50%
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

One of the worst hotel I have seen in my life and definitely the worst experience. My wife convinced me to take a tour during the weekend, enjoy the nature in a beautiful place with friends. We ended up in this poorly maintained resort, creepy...More

Thank Atrahasis
Response from SamThammavongsa, General Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 3 days ago

Hi Atrahasis, Our utmost apology to you and your wife during your visit here during the absence of our family away for 3 months. We are sorry the bungalows were not to your standards. We agree that the bungalows were not kept up well during...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Its true the place is very beautiful with a nice scenery. Friendly and warm staff and a welcoming, professianal owner. They speak english and realy want you to feel cimfortable. Great way to get out of the city and relax. You can even swim if...More

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Response from SamThammavongsa, General Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 22 March 2018

Hi, Thanks for the review and feedback on Rivertime Resort and Ecolodge and the floating restaurant. It was a pleasure to meet you briefly during your visit. We hope that you will be able to comeback and can stay longer to experience the Lao culture...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017

I stayed at Rivertime Resort for a few days and it was exactly what I was hoping for. Sam and Autumn were super responsive both by email before I arrived and then throughout my stay. The bungalows are simple, so do not arrive expecting luxury...More

Thank lupemarie
Response from SamThammavongsa, General Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 8 January 2018

Hi lupemarie, Thank you for the wonderful feedback about your visit to Rivertime Ecolodge Resort. We had a great time with you too. We can see your passion in working with teaching adults. We believe that you will do a great job in that. You...More

Reviewed 29 September 2017

My family and I stayed here for a few nights in August. We had a nice stay overall and were very well looked after by Sam who runs it with his family who were also very kind, particularly Autumn. Before we arrived we had a...More

1  Thank Francesca2267
Response from SamThammavongsa, General Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 8 January 2018

Hi Francesca2267, Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry for the slow reply. We are happy that you had a good time at Rivertime Ecolodge Resort. We hope that it will be a time that you and family will always remember about Laos and...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

YOUTUBE: UNFINISHED FOOTSTEPS. We'd heard from a few people that Vientiane was a place for a quick stop over, to then swiftly move on. Luckily we found the Rivertime Resort, and had a fantastic stay. A great place to unwind and clear your mind. We...More

Thank Chris R
Response from SamThammavongsa, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 27 August 2017

Hi Chris R, Thank you for coming and visiting Rivertime Resort. We all had a great time with you both. It was our pleasure in getting to know you and may you both continue safely through your travels. Cheers, Rivertime Team

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Restaurant
Free Parking
Pool
Free Internet
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Things to do
Restaurant
Pool
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Price range
US$10 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Great View Hotel in Vientiane
#5 Romantic Hotel in Vientiane
#8 Charming Hotel in Vientiane
#16 Quaint Hotel in Vientiane
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
Details
Price range
US$10 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Great View Hotel in Vientiane
#5 Romantic Hotel in Vientiane
#8 Charming Hotel in Vientiane
#16 Quaint Hotel in Vientiane
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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jonbabco
6 February 2017|
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Response from SamThammavongsa | Property representative |
Hi, Rivertime is located about 30 km, or a 50-minute drive, outside of Vientiane. The easiest way to get here is to contact me, preferably by e-mail us, or, alternatively, by phone (Sam (English/Lao) on (+856) 20 5810... More
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Juliana C
31 January 2017|
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Response from SamThammavongsa | Property representative |
Hi, We do have internet available. However, understand that we live out in the countryside. There are times that it works great and there are time is doesn't work at all. My answer is it is mostly reliable. Thanks, Sam
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snowmeiser
31 October 2014|
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Response from Ruairi1959 | Reviewed this property |
rivertimeresort is the first part of the address and it is a hotmail account (TripAdvisor doesn't allow you to post email addresses!). The owner's name is Barnaby. He is English but also speaks French, German and Lao.
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Room Tips
"Go somewhere else"
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"go for a bungalow"
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"All rooms are private and set delightfully in jungle with interconnecting paths."
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"Go somewhere else until renovated."
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