Lani’s House by the Ponds


Lani, one of Vientiane’s classic high-end guest houses has been lovingly revived and is now Lani’s House by the Ponds. The breezy colonial house, set in a peaceful tropical garden in the city centre, is a few minutes’ walk from the Mekong Riverbank. Located just off Setthathirat road, lined with temples and old trees, this gem of a hotel is close to many of Vientiane’s finest cafés, restaurants and shops.

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The 10 boutique rooms and the house display contemporary Lao artwork including wood sculpture and evocative photographs: this work is for sale should you wish to collect some unique mementoes of Laos. Evocative of old Vientiane, with unobtrusive but efficient service, Lani’s House by the Ponds offers a pleasant stay in the business centre and heart of the city and is just a 15-minute drive from the airport.

Lani’s House by the Ponds

Lani’s House by the Ponds provides a small and friendly hotel with a relaxed atmosphere and efficient service. Each room is unique in design and decoration, offering an elegant but simple backdrop for your stay. With free Wi-Fi and a helpful front desk, we cater for business travel, leisure, sightseeing and family stays – just ask for more information on how to get the best stay in Vientiane.

Types of room

The “Flamboyant” balcony (36m2): The Flamboyant suite is a very nice room with a large modern bathroom with many windows that give a very nice atmosphere with a large private balcony that overlooks Haysok Temple and garden.

The balcony Golden tree (35m2): is an attractive room with a queen size bed, the bathroom is large and modern, the balcony is very big with a beautiful view of the garden and the Haysok, temple. The windows are amazing and give a nice ambience.

Lani’s House by the Ponds

The Lemon grass terrace (35,5m2): is a modern and spacious room with a queen bed and an extensive private terrace with seats and plants, ideal for relaxing or working on your computer. The terrace affords a view of a traditional Lao house while the bathroom is modern and light.

The Sweet basil terrace (35,5m2): features a queen-sized bed, a modern and airy bathroom, and a private terrace. The terrace provides a peaceful area with a view of the Lani garden.

The Ginger Suite (38m2): has a large living room that leads out to a private backyard with plants and seats. The view through the window is of a small fish pond. The bedroom and bathroom are spacious and the bathroom features a bath tub with a view of the private back yard.

The Mango room (36,5m2): is perfect for a family or friends wanting to stay together. This large room offers one double bed, one single bed and a sofa bed. The bathroom is modern and you can enjoy taking a shower with a view of the garden.


The Cinnamon suite (37m2): features a living room with access to a large private back yard with fish pond, plants and seats. This peaceful room offers a queen size bed and a bathroom that has been renovated but still features 1970’s decoration.

The Lychee room (37,5m2): is designed for friends who like to share rooms. It features two comfortable single beds. The windows open onto a small private garden while the bathroom is spacious and modern.

The Orchid room (36m2): has two single beds, making it ideal for friends travelling together. The long and light bathroom is modern and affords a view of the garden.

The balcony Lotus (32m2): is a charming room with a large private balcony that overlooks a traditional Lao house and the grounds of Vat Haysok temple. This room has a queen size bed and a small but modern bathroom.

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