Enchanting, easy-going Vientiane

Vientiane is known for its laid back, easy-going charm. A diplomatic city, with embassies representing countries around the word, the city offers an eclectic, multicultural vibe and ambiance. With its thriving café and restaurant culture, and authentic street food offerings, Vientiane is gaining reputation as one of Southeast Asia’s next foodie destinations. Vientiane retains its architectural grandeur, with glimpses into the city’s history as both the seat of Laos’ royal family and the capital of French colonial rule. Beautiful Buddhist temples punctuate the capital city’s tranquil and serene demeanor, making this a wonderful destination for relaxing and unwinding.

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La Seine Hotel sits along the Mekong River promenade, offering spectacular river views and access to the lively handicraft and street food markets on the waterfront. Located in the historic downtown district with old French colonial bungalows and glittering Buddhist temples, La Seine is in the heart of Vientiane’s fabulous international dining scene and a vibrant café culture with crisp baguettes, pastries and artisanal coffees. The hotel is walking distance to the historic old town, while the Royal Palace, the diplomatic enclave and Vientiane’s iconic Patuxai, inspired by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, are a quick tuk-tuk ride away.

Getting Here

La Seine Hotel is a 10-minute ride from Wattay International Airport with direct service from Bangkok, Singapore, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Siem Reap, Seoul, Kunming, Shenzhen, Chengdu, among other major cities in China and across Asia. For guests traveling by car, the Thai-Lao Friendship Bridge is a 30 minutes drive.