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Sanctuary Hotel

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Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
Outdoor pool
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Overview of Sanctuary Hotel

Sanctuary Hotel

3.0 star property
Central hotel with 1 outdoor pools, connected to a shopping center, near Wat Mai

8.8/10 Fabulous

100 verified guest reviews

Popular amenities

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
Kitsalat Road, Ban aham, Luang Prabang

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Heart of Luang Prabang

Getting around

  • Luang Prabang (LPQ-Luang Prabang Intl.) - 6 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)


  • Atsalin Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • Amigos mexican restaurant - 4 min walk
  • Joli Restaurant - 5 min walk
  • Bamboo Garden Restaurant - 5 min walk
  • Lao Coffee Bean - 5 min walk

About this property

Sanctuary Hotel

Sanctuary Hotel is just 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the airport and offers a shuttle (available 24 hours) for USD 10 per vehicle one way. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe, or indulge in Thai massages, facials, or body scrubs. An outdoor pool, a bar/lounge, and a sauna are other highlights at this Colonial hotel. Fellow travelers like the helpful staff and restaurant.


English, French, Italian, Lao, Spanish, Thai

Cleaning and safety practices

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 30 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time from 2:00 PM - midnight
  • Late check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 16
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); to arrange pick-up, guests must contact the property 72 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
  • If you are planning to arrive after 6:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 16


  • One child (6 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Free onsite self parking
  • Free onsite extended parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site


  • Airport shuttle on request (available 24 hours)*

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free (see details)

What to do

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Whale-watching nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Luggage storage


  • 5 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2012
  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • An outdoor pool
  • Art gallery on site
  • Spa services
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms


  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Lao
  • Spanish
  • Thai

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • Tablet computer
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Premium cable channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Slippers

Sleep well

  • Pillow menu
  • Turndown service
  • Premium bedding
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)

Freshen up

  • Hair dryer (on request)

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features


Guests can pamper themselves by indulging in the onsite spa services. There are massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Services include Thai massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Cooked-to-order breakfast is offered for an extra charge of USD 10 for adults and USD 10 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of USD 10 per vehicle (one way)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge

Children & extra beds

  • Rollaway beds are available for USD 25.0 per stay
  • Airport shuttle service for children up to age 3 costs USD 0 (one-way)

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

Social distancing measures are in place.


The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector on site.

This property accepts credit cards.

Also known as

Sanctuary Hotel Luang Prabang
Sanctuary Luang Prabang
Sanctuary Hotel Hotel
Sanctuary Hotel Luang Prabang
Sanctuary Hotel Hotel Luang Prabang

Frequently asked questions

Does Sanctuary Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Sanctuary Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at Sanctuary Hotel?
As of 30 November 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Sanctuary Hotel on 2 December 2022 start from ₹9,280, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Sanctuary Hotel?
This property confirms that social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Sanctuary Hotel?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Sanctuary Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
Is parking offered on site at Sanctuary Hotel?
Yes, there's free self and extended parking.
Is airport shuttle service offered by Sanctuary Hotel?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is USD 10 per vehicle one way.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Sanctuary Hotel?
You can check in from 2:00 PM - midnight. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at Sanctuary Hotel and nearby?
Have fun during the warmer months with activities nearby such as cycling. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a sauna and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Sanctuary Hotel?
Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Amigos mexican restaurant (4-min walk), Joli Restaurant (5-min walk), and Bamboo Garden Restaurant (5-min walk).
What's the area around Sanctuary Hotel like?
Sanctuary Hotel is a short 6-minute drive from Luang Prabang (LPQ-Luang Prabang Intl.) and 8 minutes' walk from Morning Market. Travelers say the area is walkable and good for shopping.

Overall score and ratings






Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities



10/10 Exceptional

Very beautiful architecture and friendly staff
Ronald, 1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Sanctuary stay
Really enjoyed my stay at the Sanctuary hotel. Centrally located and easy walking distance to most of the quarter restaurants and downtown sites. The Viewpt is a little more of a walk. Room was smallish but liked the balcony which was nice for hanging out. Pool area was clean and enjoyable. Breakfast and staff response was outstanding. They fumigate your room in the evenings from what i can tell (ultimately your choice but you need to tell them if you dont want it)....never had a mosquito prob whatsoever but i could see how you could if you left your balcony doors open for an extra length of time. Price paid for having such beautiful grounds and pond area. Would most definitely stay here again!!
john, 4-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The property is only a few minutes walk to everywhere you would like to go as in river old town cafes etc.
4-night romance trip
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8/10 Very good

Very nice Garden, the whole Hotel is created like a small Village, the Staff is very friendly and helpfully..close to the Night Bazar and the World Heritage Side, many Restaurants around, the Restaurant in the Hotel itself is vety good with reasonable Prices
1-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Well worth treating yourself. Great experience.
We originally only planned to stay for 3 nights but extended an additional 3 nights as were so relaxed and enjoyed our stay. The staff, although English not always up to scratch, can't do enough to help and followed up quickly when we had queries. We booked a tour and had a private car and driver from the hotel who looked after us at beautiful waterfalls, bear sanctuary and butterfly farm. We spent several sessions by the pool which is clean and luxurious sun loungers with service from the bar at the ring of a bell... literally! Breakfast, which was included, was a la carte and very tasty. We had a Laotian tasting platter and dinner one evening too, which were high quality but much more expensive than the great food you can get just round the corner in the main area of restaurants and bars. The hotel is a short walk from several temples including the national museum and royal palace. Make sure you walk to the top of Phousi Hill at sunset; breathtaking views. We would definitely stay again and have, in fact, booked at their sister hotel in Pak Beng as part of the 2 day boat tour to the Thai border the hotel helped us book.
James, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Awesome Sanctuary
Hotel Sanctuary was amazing! Their friendly staff, perfect location, affordable price and overall gentle vibe was very much appreciated. I would recommend to all and would definitely stay again!
Ariana, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The hotel was beautiful. The service was wonderful. Everyone was very helpful and accommodating when booking tours and buses and taxis. The breakfast was amazing. The restaurant staff were wonderful. The grounds of the hotel are classy and beautiful beautiful. The rooms themselves are very clean, large and comfortable. The hotel itself is about four blocks from the night market. Literally a five minute walk to everything. Right around the corner from Utopia. I would recommend this hotel. I would stay here again no questions asked.
3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Excellent hotel, would recommend!
Excellent hotel. Location very good too. Only thing was the shower wasn’t very powerful in the room. Room was very clean, staff friendly, breakfast good
Peter, 3-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Highly recommended base to explore Luang Prabang
Good location slightly out of the busy centre of Luang Prabang. Rooms at the back live up to the name "Sanctuary" surrounding the lotus pond. Recommend an upstairs room for less mosquitos. Rooms very spacious, comfortable, hot water with good water pressure, and firm mattresses with good quality linen. Highly recommended.
Elizabeth, 5-night business trip
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8/10 Very good

Beautiful Hotel & Grounds
Beautiful hotel/grounds. We loved the atmosphere. Very well maintained. Super peaceful/quiet. Great location. Great Breakfast - lots to eat! Made-to-order eggs. Only complaint is that the walls are thin - we heard the people next door having a "good time". The drapes are black-out, so we couldn't sleep in, but most people want to wake early, so not a problem. Wifi was good. Shower was great - quality pressure/temp. The room was clean, they had everything we needed.
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