Raffles Hotel Le Royal

Top choice hotel in Phnom Penh
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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 classic colonial-era property is Phnom Penh’s leading address, with a heritage to match its service and style. Indulgent diversions include two swimming pools, a gym, a spa and lavish bars and restaurants.

Between 1970 and 1975, many famous journalists working in Phnom Penh stayed here. More recent celebrated guests have included Barack Obama and Angelina Jolie.

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Quick description

Blending luxury with an old-world charm, Raffles Hotel Le Royal features accommodation with a private balcony offering pool or garden views. Guests can take a dip in the outdoor lap pool and enjoy meals at one of the 2 dining options or have a drink at the bar. Free WiFi is available in all rooms. Located in the heart of Phnom Penh, Chaktomuk Conference Hall 2 is 3 km away from Raffles Hotel Le Royal, while it is just a 20-minute drive from Phnom Penh International Airport. Royal Palace and the National Museum are 2 km away. Spacious air-conditioned rooms at Raffles are equipped with a TV with cable channels and a minibar. En suite bathrooms include a hairdryer, bathrobes and free toiletries. Guests can approach the 24-hour front desk for use of meeting rooms and banquet facilities. Other facilities include a business centre and a tour desk. Raffles Hotel Le Royal also provides a toll-free Global Events and Meetings Solutions service. Restaurant Le Royal serves up modern French and Khmer dishes, while Café Monivong features all-day dining with buffet and a la carte options. Drinks and light snacks are served at Writer’s Bar, Elephant Bar and Poolside Terrace. 24-hour room service is also available.

Important information

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property. Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property adheres to strict physical distancing measures. Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.


  • Tour desk
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Internet services
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Cctv in common areas
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Garden
  • Hammam
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Bbq facilities
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • First aid kit available
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Babysitting/child services
  • Smoke alarms
  • Free parking
  • Security alarm
  • Bridal suite
  • Family rooms
  • Billiards
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Gift shop
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Parking
  • Breakfast in the room
  • On-site parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Swimming pool
  • 24-hour security
  • Movie nights
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Wifi
  • Packed lunches
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Pool bar
  • Outdoor pool (all year)
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Happy hour
  • Kid meals
  • Terrace
  • Shops (on site)
  • Ticket service
  • Currency exchange
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Delivered food is securely covered


  • Newspapers
  • Lift
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Air conditioning
  • Safety deposit box
  • Atm/cash machine on site
  • Non-smoking rooms


  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Outdoor pool
  • Hot tub/jacuzzi
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre


  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Car hire
  • Ironing service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shoeshine
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Business centre
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service
  • Meeting/banquet facilities

Food and drink

  • Bar
  • Restaurant


  • Free WiFi available