• Inter City Hotel, Vientiane (tel. 021/242-843): Wacky, weird, and wonderful, the Intercity combines an excellent riverside location with some of the oddest decor in Southeast Asia. It's a place where dotty eccentricity oozes from the woodwork.
  • The Elephant Crossing Hotel, Vang Vieng (tel. 023/511-232; Away from the buzz of the backpacker center of Vang Vieng, the Elephant Crossing has a fantastic riverside location with wonderful views of the nearby limestone mountains. It is artfully furnished and the staff is charming.
  • Inthira Champanakone Hotel, Champasak (tel. 031/214-059; The Inthira is a cozy and sparkling renovation of an old French villa that fits in perfectly with its sleepy surroundings.
  • Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.