Situated on a narrow peninsula at the joining of the Nam Khan and Mekong Rivers, the 53-key hotel has been rebranded from the Azerai Hotel, and will be completed in March 2018.
The property's French neo-classical architectural design resembles the style of the grand villas found in Luang Prabang. Its guest rooms offer an open plan living experience with French-styled louvered wooden doors that open out to a balcony overlooking either the pool or a private courtyard.
The interior design draws inspiration from its colonial French heritage, yet the design approach is modern, functional and elegant.
The Bistro serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, indoors or outdoors, with the upstairs bar and street-side veranda offering the ideal perch from which to observe the daily rhythms of Luang Prabang local life.
The AVANISPA offers two single and two double treatment rooms with a communal relaxation area, while AVANIFit offers a gym with a range of cardiovascular and strength equipment. Daily Yoga classes will also be offered and there is a 25m swimming pool and pool bar serving smoothies, fresh juices and shared-platters.
An outdoor, covered sixty square metre Pavilion provides a multi-use space, ideal for small wedding ceremonies, social events and casual meetings.
“Luang Prabang has long been a bucket-listed destination for travellers throughout South East Asia with its ancient temples, beautiful French UNESCO listed architecture and stunning riverside scenery,” comments VP Operations, AVANI Group Hotel Operations, Alejandro Bernabe.
“Plus with the recently launch Mekong Kingdom Cruises, that offer day trips or overnight cruises to the resort from Thailand, the new hotel is a welcome addition to the AVANI brand."