Cambodia is a country located in Southeast Asia and its neighboring countries are Vietnam, Thailand and Laos. The reason why Cambodia stands out to be the hottest and most appealing holiday destination for many tourists is because it has much to offer from its stunning collection of prehistoric temples such as Angkor, dramatic architecture designs, tropical beaches and an abundance of natural attractions in this country.
For a truly memorable adventure while at your stay in these great hotels you should visit these fantastic places.
- Elephant riding in Mondulkiri and Ratanakiri is available and if you have never ridden an elephant there is an opportunity for you here. This is something that you shouldn’t miss while in Cambodia and if you consider visiting Bou Sraa Falls and Monorom Falls, you will enjoy these amazing rides.
- Nature lovers can explore a very popular natural site in Ratanakiri where they can enjoy Ou’seanlair Waterfall, Sre Pork River and the beautiful beaches and islands of Sihanoukville . At Sihanoukville you can enjoy a day of fun and frolic by participating in sports like jet-skiing, scuba diving, sailing and mountain biking. For the wildlife enthusiasts, taking a tour at Ream National Park would be a day well spent as the park houses 150 different species of birds and other exotic animals.
- While in Cambodia you can’t afford to miss visiting Angkor temples because of their beauty and rich history.
- If you’re passionate about arts you can visit Siem Reap, a stone and woodcarving school where you have a chance to see how carving is done and buy cheap art products.
Whether a corporate traveler or a tourist, here are our picks for the best 5 luxury hotels in Cambodia:
Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor - $203 per night
Dating back to 1932 and set on 6 hectares of land Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor is located in the heart of Siem Reap just 8 kilometers from Angkor Wat temple and a 2-minute walk from Angkor National Museum. The hotel has 119 lavish rooms, villas and suites which come with balconies, tea and coffeemakers, minibars, flat screen TVs, and free Wi-Fi. Elegant suites have separate living room, two bathrooms with a private terrace, and a direct pool access, while villas have 24/7 room service and a wine cellar.
Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor has multiple restaurants, a bar, poolside terrace and an amazing café that serves champagne breakfast. Other amenities offered by the hotel include a spa, an outdoor pool and 60,000 sqm of landscaped gardens. Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor has received several awards such as 2016 Travelers Choice top hotel and top luxury hotel by Trip Advisor.
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra Hotel - $ 198 per night
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hotel is located 3 km from the 19th century royal palace and 4 km from Central Market. It’s ideal location next to the central business district makes it an ideal for pleasure and business. Guests at this hotel are minutes away from landmarks and attractions like Royal Palace, Sisowath Quay, and National Museum
The warm, 201 contemporary rooms including 36 suites comes with flat screen TVs, DVD players, and free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Upgraded room’s features kitchens with espresso machines, balconies and separate rooms for your comfort needs. Room service is available 24 hour and there is access to a club lounge in select rooms.
Other hotel amenities found in Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra include 4 bars, 5 restaurants, fitness facilities, 2 outdoor pools, sauna, a children’s club and a business center.
Raffles Hotel Le Royal - $174 per night
Located in the heart of vibrant Phnom Penh since 1929, this hotel is the charm of Cambodia. Guests at this hotel have access to the Central market and Russian Market, Royal palace, National museum and 1 km from the 14th century Wat Phnom temple.
Raffles Hotel Le Royal's 175 guestrooms showcase Cambodian objected art style of furnishing. The rooms offer flat-screen TVs, minibars, balconies, butler service, 24-hour room service, large living area, writing desk, style décor and suites have kitchenettes and 4-poster beds.
The hotel has restaurant serving French and Khmer cuisine, a café with an option of outdoor terrace dining, an elephant bar where you can enjoy wide selection of premium spirits, a writer bar for tea and light refreshments and a poolside terrace for ice tea menu. Other amenities found in this Cambodian hotel are fitness center, shops, spa and 2 outdoor pools.
Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort hotel - $189 per night
Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort hotel is located 6 km from the Angkor temple complex and is a 15-minute walk to the famous Angkor National Museum. The 5 star Siem Reap luxury hotel surrounded by opulent landscape has 238 rooms and suites with a lavish swimming pool. The rooms come with minibars, tea and coffeemakers, flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Some rooms have garden views, balconies and terraces depending on the upgrade of the room. Suites have designer toiletries, separate rooms and espresso machines for your comfort.
The Mouhots Dream restaurant offers French cuisine and the Citadel restaurant offers international cuisine. Its Explorer’s Tales bar offers post-dinner drinks such as spirits and cocktails and Serpent bar which is located next to a swimming pool offers cocktails for guests as they enjoy their swimming. Other amenities offered include a golf course, and a spa.
Park Hyatt Siem Reap Hotel - $ 180 per night
Park Hyatt Siem Reap Hotel is located in the heart of the city, 8 km from the iconic Angkor Wat temple and 5 km from Siem Reap War Museum.
Dedicated to meet its guests’ needs Park Hyatt Siem Reap offers the following services in their rooms and suits. Free Wi-Fi , flat- screen TVs, minibars, safes, Private plunge pools, patios, large living areas and espresso machines. Room service is available 24 hours a day and guests can enjoy free complimentary fitness center and access to two swimming pools.
Amenities include Butler service, Spa with 6 multifunction treatment rooms, 24-hour Concierge service, polished Cambodian restaurant, event space and a chic bar. All the following amenities are offered to make your stay in Cambodia as comfortable as possible.
Written by Garrett Parker
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