Long established Inthira is a popular choice for midrange travellers and if it’s well within your budget, the rooms are good and service up to par.
Located 500 metres south of the roundabout, the building was originally a turn of the century Chinese shop house, which has been subsequently renovated into a hotel. Behind the ground floor restaurant are a set of modern duplex and more traditional “bungalows” which are individual rooms in Inthira’s signature style: dark wood floors and furniture, handwoven bed runners, plains walls with large artwork and modern bathrooms.
The duplex rooms are impressive two-storey apartments with wooden floors, flat screen TVs, safes and bathroom with rain shower and massive tubs. The rate includes air-con, breakfast in their restaurant and WiFi. It’s clear why this hotel is often used for tour groups.
Of all three Inthira hotels in Laos, this one is our favourite. Rooms are starting to show their age and it’s no longer Champasak’s most luxurious hotel—it’s been far surpassed by The River Resort and La Folie—but it remains solidly mid-market, and one that appeases travellers seeking comfort without an over the top budget.
By Cindy Fan
Last updated on 24th January, 2017.
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