Must see hotels in Phnom Penh

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    Raffles Hotel Le Royal

    From the golden age of travel, this is one of Asia’s grand old dames, in the illustrious company of the Oriental in Bangkok and Raffles in Singapore. This…

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    Pavilion

    Housed in an elegant French villa, this immensely popular and atmospheric place kick-started Phnom Penh's boutique-hotel obsession. All rooms have…

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    Mad Monkey

    This colourful and vibrant hostel is justifiably popular. The spacious dorms have air-con and sleep six to 22; the smaller ones have double-width bunk…

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    SLA Boutique Hostel

    This shoes-off 'poshpacker' is the cleanest hostel in the city, with hoop-like dorm beds and sleek privates – all with crisp white sheets. It's also…

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    Eighty8 Backpackers

    A hostel with a swimming pool means party time, and this place hosts a big one each Saturday. The extensive property has a variety of private rooms, mixed…

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    Palace Gate Hotel

    Close to the riverfront, the Palace Gate has an unrivalled location overlooking the walls of, well obviously, the Royal Palace. The hotel is built around…

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    Patio Hotel & Urban Resort

    If you hate high-design rooms with ultra-comfy beds, rooftop bars with twinkling fairy lights, hallways lined in contemporary art and 8th-floor infinity…

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    Plantation

    The largest and most ambitious hotel in the MAADS group of properties, Plantation ticks all the boxes with its high ceilings, stylish fixtures and…

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    Rambutan Resort

    Sixties-groovy, gay-friendly and extremely well run, this striking villa once belonged to the US embassy. The soaring original structure and a newer wing…

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    Manor House

    A villa that had a second life as a boutique hotel has transformed again into a chic hostel with some of the most luxurious dorms in town. The pool (and…

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    Foreign Correspondents’ Club

    This landmark location is a fine place to recapture the heady days of the war correspondents. The rooms are exquisitely finished in polished wood and…

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    The Balé

    The 18 suites in this luxury resort, opened in 2018, are situated around a courtyard or at the edge of the Mekong, 15km north of town. Huge rooms pair…

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    Sun & Moon Urban Hotel

    This is one of the most stylish high-rises in the Cambodian capital, offering designer rooms with geometric patterns, pop art on the walls and splashes of…

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    Lumiere Hotel

    A stylish and dizzyingly geometric high-rise hotel in the heart of the city, Lumiere is mainly aimed at business travellers, but will surely end up…

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    Villa Langka

    Villa Langka was one of the first players in the poolside-boutique game and has long been a Phnom Penh favourite, even as the competition heats up. The…

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    Amanjaya Pancam Hotel

    Amanjaya boasts a superb riverfront location and spacious rooms finished with luxuriant dark-wood floors, elegant Khmer drapes and tropical furnishings…

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    Blue Lime

    The Blue Lime offers smart, minimalist rooms and a leafy pool area that invites relaxation. The pricier rooms have private plunge pools, four-poster beds…

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    Double Leaf

    There are precious few hotels in the newly hip Russian Market area, but this stylish boutique makes up for it with its luscious L-shaped pool, curio…

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    Billabong

    Great-value Billabong may be near Psar Thmei, but it's an oasis of calm by comparison. Stylish rooms surround an open courtyard with a large swimming pool…

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    You Khin Art House

    Tucked away down discreet St 830, this has the feel of a large private home and, Tardis-like, is considerably bigger on the inside. As the name implies,…