Let’s dig into the best hotels in Siem Reap. This post is the series following our previous post: Top 10: best Hotels in Phnom Penh.
Siem Reap is the most visited city in Cambodia. There are a lot of hotels in town. We have a lot of choices and different types of hotels to choose.
There are more than top 10 best hotels in Siem Reap. We sincerely apology not to be able to list down all the best hotels as we only stick to the top 10. We might do other lists soon.
We selected the hotels based on their uniqueness on architecture, design, and services.
Let’s start with the top one!
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1. Shinta Mani Shack
Shinta Mani Shack is a finest and best hotel in Siem Reap. It has 39 rooms inspired by Khmer contemporary architecture. Not only the hotel that will impress you, the staff who work there are very friendly. You will get a very special treat and hospitality than you expected.
Don’t be surprised when the music played by itself, the first time you walk in your room. From one moment to another, the staff will create special gift or arrangement for you.
Shinta Mani is a Sanskrit word that means “Good Heart”. Your heart needs to be opened and accepted.
The hotel is located in the center of the Siem Ream. It’s not very far from the Pub street and Phsar Chas.
Once you stay there, you will get an exceptional experience and you will talk about it and recommend it to others.
2. Templation Hotel
Templation offers 33 suites and villas. It’s located in a very good location. It’s a new hotel built with the modern echo of the waterways and reservoirs, inspired by the glorious city of Angkor.
It’s a good place to relax after a long day of visiting Angkor temples. You will be impressed by the immense space you get in your own villa or suite. It’s good for the family travelers who want to accommodate everyone in the same villa or suite.
It’s the hotel at 1st class in both design and services. Watch this video to get a view of how the hotel looks like:
3. Phum Baitang
Phum Baitang is Khmer words mean “Green Village”. The hotel offers 45 private villas that were built with inspiration from traditional Khmer wooden house.
This is the chance to own a house in the middle of the rice fields and surrendered by the fresh air and clean environment.
You can choose between Terrace or Pool villas. Whatever you choose, they have a commune big 50 meters swimming pool. You can change the taste of Khmer traditional or international cuisine.
They also provide Spa, Sauna, Steam and Yoga that will make you enjoy and relax during your “living as Khmer people” experience.
4. Sala Lodges
Sala Lodges offers 11 real traditional Khmer houses. What I mean by “real” is that they bought the houses, brought them to the site and renovated them with modern facilities.
Each house has its own story. You will have a chance to stay in one of oldest Khmer traditional house. I recommend that before you choose any house, read their stories first.
Each house has the private terrace. It’s convenient and family-friendly. They also have a big public pool.
This is the place that will bring your exceptional experience of Khmer culture and tradition.
5. Belmond La Residence d’Angkor
La Residence d’Angkor offers suites built in wood, inspired by Khmer style. They have in total 59 suites for you to choose.
It’s located in the center of the city, along with Siem Reap river. The hotel will give you a luxury stay in Khmer style.
A lot of people impressed with their swimming pool where they can get direct access from their rooms.
6. Navutu Dreams Resort
Navutu Dreams Resort offers something different from other hotels in Siem Reap. It’s good for those who are not interested in staying at Khmer style house.
The architecture of the hotel is a mix of Mediterranean comfort and style. It’s a good place to retreat and relax.
The hotel has 3 large pools and 28 guestrooms and suites which offer the luxury of space and relaxation.
Check out the video below by yourself:
7. Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra
Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra is the 5 stars hotel that has 238 rooms, with 14 suites and an Opera Suite. It’s a mix of Khmer and French architecture. It’s a place to relax and typically for those who like to play golf. They offer the world-class 18 hole golf course.
It’s convenience for those who like staying in Sofitel, playing golf and want to visit the Angkor temples, all in one trip.
It’s a good choice. You know what to expect.
8. Victoria Angkor Resort
Victoria Angkor Resort was built and renovated from an old colonial building. It’s located in the heart of the city but you will feel disappear in nature once you walk into the hotel.
It is made in French “art of vivre” and lifestyle. The staff there will offer you very friendly services.
The hotel has 120 rooms and 10 Suites with a big swimming pool in the middle. A good place to relax after a long day of visiting temples.
9. Borei Angkor Resort
Borei Angkor Resort offers 169 rooms and suites with Khmer contemporary art and style. It has a very nice big swimming pool.
It’s very convenient for people who travel along with a lot of people or families. The good about the place is that it offers high-class services with a very reasonable price.
The place is big and will allow the whole family make a good retreat for a few days. You might meet a lot of Cambodian people stay in the hotel as well.
10. Park Hyatt Siem Reap
Park Hyatt Siem Reap offers 104 well-appointed rooms and uniquely designed suites, decorated with a lot of Khmer art materials.
It’s located in the center of Siem Reap. It’s one of the best stylish hotels in town.
Like any other Park Hyatt hotels around the world, they offer great hospitality mixed with Khmer culture and tradition. You can relax and enjoy great food, wine, and spa.