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An historic hotel dating back to the 1920s, Raffles is within easy access of Phnom Penh’s main attractions such as the Royal Palace, Central Market, Russian Market and the National Museum.
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As well as its attractive landscaped gardens, the hotel's facilities include two swimming pools (a 25-metre lap pool and a separate pool for families) while the spa offers a range of massages and therapies and includes a fully-equipped gym, sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi.
Five restaurants and bars provide guests with a wide choice of dining options: the elegant main restaurant serves French and Khmer cuisine; alternatively, there is a café for outdoor dining, a poolside terrace for light meals and snacks and a deli offering coffee and pastries.
In addition, a conservatory serves as a venue for traditional afternoon tea and there are two bars, including the famous Elephant Bar with its extensive cocktail menu.
Why we love it
This hotel is a little different to others and is distinguished by its blend of Khmer, art-deco and French colonial architecture.