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Wed, 25 November 2015

Rosewood Signs Luxury Resort in Luang Prabang, Laos

Rosewood has signed a management contract with Waterfall Management Sole Co., Ltd. for its first hotel in Laos.

The Rosewood Luang Prabang, scheduled to open 2017, is located within 10 minutes drive from the historic city of Luang Prabang, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Set within a thickly forested setting blessed with natural water features including a meandering river and waterfall, each of the resorts 22 villas and tents will be bordered by a stream or riverbank.

The resort will be designed to encourage guests to unwind and become as one with the serene natural surroundings, with features such as open-air showers, tubs and living rooms.

Guests will have a choice between eight deluxe villas, three garden villas, six private pool villas and five luxury tents.

The 100-square-meter luxury tents, with their own private dining areas and wrap-around decks, will be a first for Rosewood.

An arrival manor, the first indication of the forest retreat to visitors entering the area, will offer a bar and a bistro serving French and Laotian cuisine. The manor will also house the brands signature Sense, A Rosewood Spa with three individual treatment rooms.

The resort will be designed and built by Bangkok-based American architect Bill Bensley according to UNESCO guidelines, and will also be the site for the first philanthropic hospitality school in Laos, which will give back to the local community by providing students with professional hospitality training.

At Rosewood Luang Prabang we wish to create an authentic and exquisite journey for every guest that connects them to nature and creates unforgettable memories of the rich local landscape and culture, said Sonia Cheng, chief executive officer, Rosewood Hotel Group. It will also mark two milestones for our company the launch of a community philanthropic school, as well as the introduction of Rosewood luxury tent accommodations.

Luang Prabang, one of the best-preserved French Colonial territories in Asia, is known for its strong monastic culture and dozens of unique temples. Located along the fertile bank of the Mekong River, the city is surrounded by dense vegetation and enriched with the natural fragrances of the native frangipani and coffee trees.

Rosewood, New World, Luang Prabang, Laos

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