Xiengkeo Palace was the former royal residence of the Lao Prime Minister, Prince Phetsarath. The buildings were French colonial and Luang Prabang in style. After the communist revolution, it was converted into a hotel and renamed the Grand Luang Prabang hotel. 
- http://www.grandluangprabang.com. Laos hotels - Grand Luang Prabang. The Grand Luang Prabang Hotel & Resort. Accessed 20-05-2012.