Thick jungles, rich history, glorious food, and jaw-dropping landscapes – there are many reasons why you might want to visit Cambodia – home of the ancient ruins of Angkor Wat. For your utmost comfort, we have selected the best luxury hotels in Cambodia to balance out the dichotomy with your adventure-filled itineraries.
The location and styles of the selected hotels vary, but you can rest assured knowing we have chosen the crème de la crème of Cambodia’s luxury hotels.
Located on the banks of Tonle Bassac River, this five-star hotel combines the classic French style Sofitel hotels are known for, a myriad of amenities, and interiors that take your breath away. Aeon Mall, one of the most visited malls in the area, is a short walk away from the hotel, much like the picturesque and historic Royal Palace.
The amenities at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra are one of their strong suits. Discover the world of holistic beauty at Sofitel Spa, which brings the latest in French cosmetology to Phnom Penh and utilizes it in their pampering treatments. Sofitel Fitness has all the equipment you need for a successful workout, from weight machines to exercise bikes, and if you feel like partaking in a sport, you can practice yoga, squash, tennis, and swimming at the Phokeethra Sports Club
And when it comes to enjoying the flavors of the best restaurants in Phnom Penh, you don’t even have to leave the hotel’s premises. La Coupole’s international dishes are combined with an extensive wine and champagne menu to bring you the meal of your dreams. Do Forni, a remarkable Italian restaurant, will serve your favorite pasta or brick-oven pizza in an elegant setting that features an open kitchen, while Hachi is a Japanese restaurant where chef Katayama Yashuhiro serves the best authentic flavors of Japan.
All 201 rooms and suites are spacious, chic, and comfortable. The cozy living area is placed in front of large floor-to-ceiling windows that reveal the city skyline. The beds are sizable and feature the classic Sofitel MyBed branded bedding, while the wooden floors, combined with Khmer tones, make the rooms inviting and elegant.
The rates at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra start from approximately $200 a night.
The iconic Rosewood Phnom Penh occupies the top 14 floors of Vattanac Capital Tower, the tallest skyscraper in Cambodia’s capital. The perks of such a location are multifold, but it’s especially reflective in the breathtaking views of the river and the skyline from up above. Sisowath Quay, a two-mile riverfront strip, as well as the Royal Palace, are a fifteen-minute walk away from the hotel.
Rosewood Phnom Penh is the residence of one of the best spas in the city – Sense, A Rosewood Spa. Enjoy a series of innovative and replenishing treatments designed to soothe your body and mind. Self-care options continue at the manicure and pedicure studio by Bastien Gonzalez. There’s also a large indoor lap pool, ideal for a morning swim. Alternatively, visit the 24-hour gym and get in a standard workout.
From delicious French cuisine to artistic cocktails served on the rooftop bar, Rosewood Phnom Penh wins at the booze and bites department. Brasserie Louis offers an elaborate continental breakfast, French dining, and local favorites. Zhan Liang is the hotel’s on-site restaurant where you can go on a gastronomic journey composed of Chinese cuisines, whereas Iza, a Japanese restaurant, is brimming with tasty options, including a signature noodle corner.
The 175 rooms and 37 suites breathe glamor and luxury. City views are available throughout, courtesy of the floor-to-ceiling windows. Each room comes with a Nespresso coffee machine, walk-in closet, luxury Christophe Laudamiel amenities, and spacious beds with Frette 600 thread-count linen. For the ultimate treat, book one of the signature suites Rosewood hotels are known for.
The rates at Rosewood Phnom Penh start from $220 a night.
Located five minutes away from downtown Siem Reap, Golden Temple Retreat is a tranquil and luxurious sanctuary amidst a busy city. Its convenient location allows you to step into the hustle and bustle of city life without compromising on peace and quiet.
One of the hotel’s highlights is the grand outdoor swimming pool which gives you the chance to get in your daily workout or simply relax and sip on one of their many signature cocktails. There are more than 150 temples in the area, including Angkor Wat – one of the greatest landmarks in Cambodia, and a short drive will take you directly to these historical sites.
After a day out adventuring, book yourself a serene treatment at the on-site Senpidor Spa. The in-house restaurant pays homage to local culture, so apart from serving royal Khmer cuisine, it also organizes fun Khamer dance nights and entertaining performances.
Most of the rooms face the outdoor swimming pool, and while all of them differ in style and layout, they contain touches of local culture, such as Khmer artifacts. The color palette is usually bright and colorful, matching the cheerful hospitality of the staff. All rooms come with priva