Luang Prabang, Laos
Located in the historic heart of beguiling Luang Prabang, midway between the Mekong and Nam Khan rivers, the Sanctuary Hotel is a haven of tranquility yet close to all the main sights, architectural treasures and lively night market. The 30-room boutique hotel incorporates three listed historic buildings with traditional design evoking classic Lao ambience. Lush gardens add to the sense of calm serenity. All rooms have balconies, air conditioning, satellite TV, free Internet access, mini bar, safe, tea and coffee service, and direct-dial telephone with international access. A restaurant and bar are located on the terrace that overlooks the pond and gardens. The hotel spa offers Laotian and Thai massage for guests seeking an extra measure of relaxation.