Settha Palace Hotel

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Settha Palace Hotel
General information
Location 6 Pangkham Street, Vientiane, Laos
Coordinates 17°58′7″N 102°36′35″E / 17.96861°N 102.60972°E / 17.96861; 102.60972
Opening 1999
Other information
Number of rooms 26
Number of suites 2 (Executive)

Settha Palace Hotel, is a historical, luxury boutique hotel located at 6 Pangkham Street, Vientiane, central Laos, next to Laos National Stadium, near the Khounboulom Boulevard. It is housed in a renovated French Indonese colonial building built in 1932 and attracts ambassadors and distinguished visitors from surrounding Southeast Asian countries.[1] The hotel was reopened after substantial renovation in 1999.[2]

Architecture[edit]

The hotel is restored to its 1930s colonial appearance.[3] The building is painted beige with mahogany brown windows and roof. At the front of the hotel are beige painted pilasters leading into the reception. The lobby is similarly painted in beige/cream with a grand chandelier on the ceiling, light brown marble floor with two large pilaster supporting the roof towards the end in front of the staircase. Wooden chairs with orange pattern furnishings lie either side of the lobby. The banisters of the staircase, like most of the hotel are dark rosewood. The swimming pool and hotel is surrounded by palm trees.[citation needed]

Rooms[edit]

The rooms elegantly furnished with antiques and Venetian marble and dark Rosewood furniture.[4]

The 2 executive suites of the hotel cost $420 and more a night.[5] They feature high ceilings and king-sized beds. Other room types include the junior suites which are narrower rooms and the deluxe suites. The hotel offers personalized airport transfer with its original London cap.

Meetings & Banquets[edit]

The hotel has an elegant banquet room facing the pool garden, which is able to host up to 200 persons.

La Belle Epoque[edit]

The hotel is served by La Belle Epoque Restaurant, one of the "most charming" restaurants in the city according to Frommers.[1] It serves French and continental cuisine and is noted for its meat dishes and goat's cheese pastry. It also imports steaks and fish from Australia.[1] The bar to the restaurant is open throughout the day, even when meals are not being served.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Sherisse Pham, Ron Emmons, Jennifer Eveland, Jen Lin-Liu (2009). Frommer's Southeast Asia (6 ed.). Frommers. pp. 227–229. ISBN 0-470-44721-4. 
  2. ^ O'Tailan, Jock (2008). Footprint Laos (5 ed.). Footprint Travel Guides. p. 26. ISBN 1-906098-18-2. 
  3. ^ "Settha Palace Hotel". Far Away Places. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Settha Palace Hotel". Lonely Planet. Retrieved August 10, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Rooms". Settha Palace. Retrieved August 10, 2010. [dead link]

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