Built at the turn of the century, circa 1932, the luxurious Settha Palace Hotel in Vientiane, Laos has been restored to its former charm. Re-opened in 1999, the French colonial architecture, period furniture, landscaped gardens complemented by modern facilities, are some of the features of this historical landmark in the heart of Vientiane, the capital city of Lao P.D.R. (Laos). The Hotel is located right in the city centre, within walking distance of the commercial district, shops, restaurants and tourist attractions. It is 10 minutes drive from Laos Wattai International Airport and 25 minutes drive to Thadeua on Laos side of the Mekong River and the border bridge to Thailand. The rooms feature Colonial decor with high ceiling, wooden floor board, ceramic table lamps, rosewood 4 poster King bed, duvet blanket, down pillow, rosewood free standing armoire, rosewood writing desk, writing chair, 2 seater sofa, large coffee table, satellite TV, Mini Bar, in room safe, IDD telephone with extra jack for modem or laptop, extra power points conveniently located, good lighting, separate shower and bathtub marble bathroom with telephone. Room faces either garden or swimming pool.