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Kamu Lodge

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2013

This is a really special place about 2 hours upriver of Luang Prabang, right on the Mekong. it's definitely worth staying here if you want peace and quiet and to learn a bit about Lao culture and meet local people. When we arrived by boat we were greeted with fresh green tea and talked through the optional activities during our...

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VillaMaly, General Manager at Kamu Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Anna H, Sunny greetings from Luang Prabang... I would like to take the opportunity to thank you very much for your valuable feedback about your experience at Kamu Lodge. Without a doubt, i am sure that the whole team will be delighted to learn about your satisfaction. Thanking you again, I hope that we will have the chance to...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 15 October 2013

We did a 2 night stay at Kamu lodge and I think this is probably the perfect amount of time, shorter and you wouldn't really get a feel for the place. I think if you were after a retreat into nature a longer trip might work for you too but for us this was perfect. Our first night at the...

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Reviewed 25 September 2013

A good way to get to know rural life in Laos. Lovely jungle setting. Picturesque village and restaurant. They should tell patrons before they book that electricity will be rationed and there is no plug anywhere to recharge a battery or phone or anything. It was ok, but some warning would be better. The guide was excellent, the food plentiful.

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VillaMaly, General Manager at Kamu Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Denmelb, We would like first to thank you for your comment, and we are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay at Kamu Lodge. The experience we provide is possible thanks to the Kamu people, and they are the one who make it enjoyable. We thank you again, and hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again...

Taunton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 August 2013

I am shocked to read the reviews of this place - think we went somewhere else! I will start by saying we went in the 'rainy season' - not a good idea! The solar power was limited so ... we had no hot water, the lights and fans did not work at the same time and the electricity ran out...

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Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 25 July 2013

If you are staying in Luang Phrabang and had enough of streets and night markets it is well worth splashing out (haha) and booking an overnight trip to Kamu Lodge, a beautiful tented camp 3 hours up the Mekong through spectacular bamboo and teak forest. The camp itself is solar-powered and Internet-free, providing a truly peaceful, ecologically responsible but very...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 July 2013

I make my way down to the banks of the mighty Mekong and board a motor boat that will take me up the Mekong for an adventurous night in the jungle. We pull away from the makeshift pier and start the cruise. The sediment-thick waters glide past as massive limestone cliffs and the jungle of multi-green hues sedately sashay before...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 13 July 2013

Pictures or reviews cannot do Kamu Lodge justice, you simply must go to experience it yourself! My husband and I did a 2 night/3 day stay, which I am glad we didnt just do the 1 night like alot of people do. We met our english speaking guide (Lee, who was exceptionally helpful and so kind, I didnt wan to...

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VillaMaly, General Manager at Kamu Lodge, responded to this review

Dear holidaydreamer932, Sunny greetings from Luang Prabang... Well what to say ? It is not everyday that we receive such nice comments about the experience of our guests at Kamu Lodge. We are delighted to read that you loved it so much. I will personally convey your message to Olivier, Lee & team. Thank you very much again and I...

Nyon, Switzerland
Reviewed 6 July 2013

If you want to discover a real living village, in the Mékong River, the truly way. No internet connection You are out of modern world. On this lodge the people of village learn you how they fish, put rice, and you visit the village. And even so far from every thing, the dinner was perfect.

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VillaMaly, General Manager at Kamu Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Romainmac, Sunny greetings from Luang Prabang... I would like to take the opportunity to thank you very much for your valuable feedback about your experience at Kamu Lodge. Without a doubt, i am sure that the whole team will be delighted to learn about your satisfaction. Thanking you again, I hope that we will have the chance to welcome...

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 24 June 2013

Kamu Lodge should be named Kamu Tented Camp, not to disappoint anybody. A charming camp where you really get the felling of being out of place out of reach, in a positive way. The accommodation is basic but still comfortable and every tent has its own bathroom. Electricity is powered by solar so only 12 volt but theres still mini...

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VillaMaly, General Manager at Kamu Lodge, responded to this review

Dear ThaiExplorers, We thank you very much for your comments shared on Trip Advisor. We have taken notes about your suggestions, and will forward your feedback to our Manager on site. We look forwards to welcoming soon in one of our property. Kind Regards F.Lehmann Assistant Operations Manager Appletree Hospitality Laos -Villa Maly - Nava Mekong - Kamu Lodge

Bangkok, Thailand
Reviewed 2 June 2013 via mobile

accessible only by boat, so imagine yourself being on a real heaven on earth where you won't be disturbed by any phonecalls or emails. The lodge is just a small bridge away from KAMU village where you would just appreciate how much nature means to you. Only the food here that we would think should be improved. Lao cuisine would...

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VillaMaly, General Manager at Kamu Lodge, responded to this review

Dear Janejit, We thank you for having taken the time to share your feedback about Kamu lodge Experience. We were most disappointed to learn that the quality of the food fell far short of our standards, and for that we apologize. We strive to make every guest’s stay at Kamu Lodge a satisfying and enjoyable experience. Please be reassured that...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sitting along the Mekong River, Kamu Lodge offers the unique opportunity to experience slow travel with accommodation in our spacious "African Safari" tents, each with a private balcony and thatched roofs. Our tents provide all necessary comforts and great river views. Using only solar power energy at the lodge, rooms have lights, fans and each has an en-suite private bathroom with shower facilities. The experience includes boat transfers to and from Luang Prabang. Step back in time visiting and getting to know the people from the neighboring Kamu Ethnic Minority Village. Activities include the chance to learn traditional crafts from the Kamu people of net fishing, gold panning and to learn with a "hands on" opportunity of rice planting and harvesting. We also offer traditional massages that complement the experience. Enjoy al fresco dining at the lodge's rustic restaurant in the middle of the rice fields. We serve Lao specialties, offering lunch, dinner and breakfast included in the package. There is also a well-stocked bar, offering a delicious selection of drinks and refreshments. Kamu Lodge is in Yoi Hai Village, a 2.5-hour boat ride from Luang Prabang, tour includes a stop at the revered Pak Ou Caves. The 2 day 1 night package departs Luang Prabang daily at 9.00am, returning the following day before 4pm ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kamu Lodge

Address: 44/3 Ban Wat Nong | Kham Kong Rd,, Luang Prabang 0600, Laos
Region: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Price Range: RM655 - RM1,408 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kamu Lodge 3*
Number of rooms: 20
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“All fales (fortified tents) are in good locations”
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“Make sure you save some time to relax in the chill out area, in the beautiful surroundings.”
Lainy-Loo-Loo, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Tents are all nicely placed on the hillside up from the river, no bad tents.”
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“All the rooms are tents but very comfortable.”
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“All tents are in great locations.”
GailD134, 12 Oct 2016 | Read review
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