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Delightful Choices in December Hotels

December 2, 2014 by Khiri Travel | Filed Under: , , , , , ,

Khiri Travel’s roundup of new and intriguing hotel options from around the region:

Sala Done Khone, 4.000 Islands, Laos

Where can we find this hotel?

This hotel is located in Ban Khone of Khong District, it’s also known as the 4,000 Islands or in Lao language ‘Si Phan Don’, in Champasak Province, Laos.

What’s the hotel like?

Situated on a charming island, this two star hotel is a combination of boutique style riverfront and floating houses.

What can we do in the surroundings?

There are historical sites like Wat Phou and a magnificent waterfall (Konpapheang) nearby. Or guests can just sit by the Mekong River and enjoy the amazing sunset reflected in the water.


Tam Coc Garden Resort, Ninh Binh, Vietnam

Why do we like it?

From the moment your clients arrive to this 4+ star hotel, they will start feeling the relaxation and chill atmosphere for which this resort proudly defines itself. The resort’s rural and rustic setting is the perfect place to end a busy trip or make a stop before heading to Ha Long Bay.

Why do we think it is special?

The resort has 8 private bungalows that are spacious, clean and comfortable. Each has a small, private terrace for views of the limestone mountains and a lagoon covered with enormous pink lotus flowers.

What can we do in the surroundings?

The resort is located in the middle of Tam Coc natural area near the city of Ninh Binh. There are free bicycles available for guests to explore the surroundings. We recommend riding the bikes to the pier for a relaxing boat trip on the river past rice paddies and through limestone caves. The scenery is absolutely stunning.


La Residence

La Residence Hsipaw, Hsipaw, Myanmar

What’s it like?

This new 3 star boutique hotel is very good for all travelers, expecially high-end ones. It has only four rooms with ensuite bath, hence a high degree of privacy and attention to service is guaranteed.

Why do we like it?

This hotel in the heart of northern Shan State is housed in a historical building dating from the bygone era of Shan royalty. It has an excellent restaurant and spa. Located in the center of Hsipaw town, this hotel is also the perfect place to start a trekking tour in the Shan hills.

What are alternatives to this hotel?

Mr. Charles Guesthouse is nearby if La Residence is unavailable.


Maison D’Hanoi Boutique Hotel, Hanoi, Vietnam

Where can we find this hotel?

This 3+ star, modern, boutique hotel is located in the heart of Hanoi, a great central location for exploring this northern Vietnam city.

Why do we think it is special?

Upon arrival, guests will be welcomed by the friendly staff who will do everything in their power to make their guests’ stay simply perfect. Attention to detail sets them apart, such as providing each room with an iphone dock to enable guests to listen to music.

What’s it like?

This hotel has a unique, luxurious design with 38 spacious rooms. Thirteen of the rooms are deluxe upgrades offering amazing views of the city.


Okay Boutique Hotel, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

What are the surroundings like?

Located behind the Royal Palace, this hotel has a great central location in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh.

Why do we like it?

This highrise, 3 star hotel has traditional Khmer décor with Hindu artifacts and a bold wooden interior design throughout. There are 14 floors topped with a sun terrace and swimming pool on the roof. There is also a traditional style restaurant.

What are the alternative options to this hotel?

The Cardamom is another choice for a hotel in downtown Phnom Penh.


Villa Cha Cha - Thailand

Villa Cha Cha Phra Athit, Bangkok, Thailand

Where can we find this hotel?

This villa hotel is on Phra Athit Road in the Banglumpoo District of Bangkok’s historical Rattanakosin area.

What’s it like?

The brand new five story, 2+ star property is near the Chao Phraya River with 29 rooms in superior, deluxe and family sizes. Each room has the usual amenities such as tea/coffee maker, minibar, safety box, free WiFi and ensuite bathroom. There is a restaurant in a separate building and nearby is a new riverside pub, the Sheepshank.

Why do we like it?

All the other properties we recommend on Phra Athit Road in Bangkok are riverside and 3-4 star, so Villa Cha Cha is a nice alternative budget option hotel in Bangkok.


St.Regis Hotel - Thailand

St. Regis Bangkok, Thailand

What are the surroundings like?

This hotel is on Rajadamri Road in the commercial district of Bangkok close to upscale, major shopping malls such as Gaysorn Plaza, Central World Plaza, and Siam Paragon and not far from Lumphini Park.

What’s it like?

Part of the Starwood chain of hotels and the heritage of St. Regis that started in New York in 1904, the 5 star St. Regis Bangkok features 227 guest rooms, including 51 suites. The hotel facitlities include a large outdoor pool, fitness center, the exclusive Elemis Spa, various dining options and a 24-hour, full service business center.

Why do we like it?

The hotel starts from the 18th floor upwards in order to guarantee that most of the rooms offer stunning views over the elegant greens of the Royal Bangkok Sports Club. There is also a direct link to the Rajadamri BTS (Bangkok’s public transport or skytrain) station.


vKirirom Pine Resort, Kompong Speu, Cambodia

Why do we think it’s special?

The vKirirom is a brand new, eco-friendly resort designed to offer guests a rural experience. Accommodations vary from camping to long, tastefully designed, concrete tubes that they call “Pipe Rooms.” The resort offers team building and outdoor group bonding activities such as bubble soccer and frisbee golf.

Where is this hotel located?

Situated in Kosamak National Park Kirirom in the Phnom Srouch District of Kompong Speu Province, the resort is surrounded by mountains and trees. This is a great hotel for travelers wanting to get closer to nature.

What are alternative options to this hotel?

The Sombor Village is another hotel option near Kosamak National Park.


Hpa-An Lodge, Hpa-An, Myanmar

What’s it like?

This new, 3 star property features bungalows in a tropical setting. It is the latest addition to an upcoming market in Kayin State, an area of Myanmar recently made accessible by a newly opened, overland border crossing between Myanmar and Thailand.

What are the surroundings like?

Located at Mount Zwegabin, an important cultural landmark in Myanmar, this beautiful resort hotel offers great views and endless options to explore Hpa-An and other parts of Kayin State.

What are the alternative options to this hotel?

Another option in the local area is the Hotel Zwegabin.

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