Top hotels in Phnom Penh

Every capital city has good quality accommodation; it is an essential part of the status. Phnom Penh is no exception even though you will be able to find plenty of budget accommodation as well. When you book your Cambodia travel package, it is likely that you will have discussed hotels with your Cambodia travel agent. Here are some good options for you to consider if you are making plans:

top hotels in phnom penh

•    Raffles Le Royal was built by the French back in 1929. It was actually used as a warehouse by the Khmer Rouge so it required a thorough refurbishment which the Raffles Group did in 1999. It is just a short walk to Wat Phnom and the river and offers the excellent service that you would associate with the Raffles name.

•    La Maison d Ambre in 123 Street opposite Wat Phnom has 10 luxury suites varying between 60 and 120 square metres, a rooftop restaurant and bar. There are full-equipped kitchens, cable TV and wi-fi.

•    The Intercontinental Hotel on Mao Tse Tung Blvd is favoured by visiting dignitaries. It is in the South West of the City so not ideally located unless you are happy taking regular taxis.

•    Lebiz Hotel + Library close to the Central Market has a lovely atrium and glass waterfall. Lots of light penetrate this chic hotel whose rooms have large flat-screen cable TVs, DVDs and all the features expected in a luxury room.

•    Phnom Penh Hotel is close to the French Embassy and recent renovation means it is well worth considering.

•    Sokha Club Hotel on Preah Norodom Blvd has 16 rooms, 9 superior, 7 de-luxe, 2 restaurants, a bar and karaoke room as well as full spa facilities.

•    La Rose Suites close to the Independence Monument is a five star boutique hotel mixing modern luxury and traditional Khmer hospitality. The shade offered by the area around the saltwater pool and bar is lovely.

•    Kravan Hotel near Monivong Boulevard is a modern hotel in the heart of Phnom Penh.

•    Central Mansion close to the U.S. Embassy is a beautiful building in the heart of the commercial/cultural district of the city. Central Mansions is serviced apartment accommodation great for those on a Cambodia family vacation. There are two pools, jacuzzi, bar and restaurant.

•    Bougainvillier Boutique Hotel looks over the Mekong River near Quay Sisowath. All rooms are well-equipped with air-con., TV, minibars and safes.

•    King Grand Suites Boutique Hotel II, near the Independence Monument, similarly has the features every overseas tourist would expect in quality accommodation.

•    The Library Hotel is another boutique library hotel in an old colonial house, 24 stylish rooms in all with air-con and a swimming pool.

•    The Pavilion, near the Royal Palace, is another colonial building built in 1920 and set in lovely gardens. There is a swimming pool, jacuzzi and free Wi-Fi.

•    Frangipani Fine Arts Hotel close to the Royal Palace and National Museum has spacious rooms in typical Cambodian design. All en-suite rooms have air-con, cable TV, minibar and safe.

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