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Rivertime Resort and Ecolodge

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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible7%
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Reviewed 23 October 2015

have seen the growth of visitors to this hotel since it was established. Nice , quiet, sober place. enjoy the countryside and lao culture. The eco lodge is situated on a beautiful river and the scenery is really quite stunning. Food was typical laotian and...More

Thank kznair
Response from BarnsLaos, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 25 October 2015

Dear BenKaz, Thanks for a nice feedback! We hope your time at the Rivertime Resort was a memorable one that will bring you back again. Hope to you soon and bring more people with you. Cheers, Rivertime Resort Team

Reviewed 18 October 2015

We stayed for two nights, and had a truly lovely time. It was a birthday weekend away, so we were hoping for something special, and we got it. Sam and his family could not have been more helpful, and all the staff were friendly and...More

1  Thank ElfinLaos
Response from BarnsLaos, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 19 October 2015

Dear Emily F, It was our pleasure to be part of your weekend!!! You both are great people and your dog... AMAZING! Good with the kids, staff, and guests. Happy Birthday! May this new age be a wonderful age to remember. Thank you for the...More

Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Had a lovely day all round. Sitting by the pretty river enjoying a nice lunch, going across the river by raft, visiting a local school and talking with children in the classroom, walking through the village. Sam and family are gracious and knowledgeable hosts. Its...More

Thank meandstar
Response from BarnsLaos, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 19 October 2015

Dear meandstar, Thank you for your feedback, it is greatly appreciated. We are happy to make your time here fun and meaningful. We hope that you will be able to return and visit us again. Rivertime Resort Team

Reviewed 7 October 2015

It was wonderful to meet Sam and his family. We had a lovely lunch, with a chance to help out the kitchen, which was great fun. Sam had arranged for our group to visit the local village where we spent time at the school. it...More

Thank Annie M
Response from BarnsLaos, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 9 October 2015

Hi Annie M, Thank you for your feedback. We had a great time with you also. We hope that you will remember to make the Lao food back in your home country. If you ever want to come back again; we, Rivertime Team, are happy...More

Reviewed 9 August 2015

Apart from the floating restaurant (which wasn't too bad), this place was not what was advertised. It is under new management and is being revived from a very run down state. Our accommodation was musty and smelled of rodents, and you could hear the rats...More

1  Thank Bryan B
Response from SamThammavongsa, Manager at Rivertime Resort and EcolodgeResponded 23 January 2017

Dear Bryan B., We are sorry that you were unsatisfied with your time here at Rivertime. We do our best to ensure guest satisfaction. We recall that we only had one working bicycle to use and not a second one for your wife. Currently, there...More

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Free Parking
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Free Internet
Breakfast included
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
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US$10 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Smoking rooms available
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Price range
US$10 - US$20 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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"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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"Wifi available in the office only. Detached bungalows are the best option."
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