Raffles Grand Hotel D'Angkor

Summary

Situated at the heart of charming Siem Reap, just a stone's throw from the town's vibrant market, bars and restaurants and within easy reach of the glories of Angkor Wat, this grand hotel is a haven of peace and tranquillity. Set amidst 15 acres of landscaped gardens this is the perfect place to unwind after a day's sightseeing - offering a fusion of colonial Cambodian grandeur with contemporary comforts.

Highlights

  • Explore the charming riverside town of Siem Reap
  • Watch the sun rise or set over the temples of Angkor Wat
  • Take a helicopter ride over the temples and Tonle Sap lake

Location

Siem Reap, Cambodia

How to get there

This hotel is a 15-minute drive from Siem Reap International Airport.

Best time to go

December to April is the optimum period with temperatures between 30-35°C (and 40 °C in April). The monsoon season from May to October.

Our thoughts

This beautiful French colonial building combines exquisite service with a rich and fascinating history, and has been welcoming guests since 1929, including Charlie Chaplin, Charles de Gaulle, Jackie Kennedy and Bill Clinton.


  • Spa
  • Library and Map Room
  • 24 hour room service
  • Concierge services
  • Raffles butlers
  • Swimming pool

Restaurant Le Grand - Diners can choose between Royal Khmer cuisine or Western fine dining at this restaurant. Royal Khmer cuisine involves the blending of ingredients with intriguing textures, complex aromas and fresh exhilarating flavours, to create a distinct and elegant dining experience.

Elephant Bar - No visit would be complete without a cocktail at this Siem Reap institution, full of history and stories.

Caf'e d'Angkor - Start the day with a champagne breakfast, or choose between Asian and Continental dishes for lunch. Dine al fresco on the patio overlooking the pool or relax indoors. Fresh bakery items and picnics can be arranged for your visit to the Temples.

Poolside Terrace - Surrounded by fragrant Frangipani trees, this is the perfect spot for light meals in the day or cocktails by the pool. The menu includes Spa dishes for the more health conscious.

The Conservatory - This bar serves up a wonderful colonial atmosphere overlooking the pool and gardens. It is best known for its traditional afternoon tea but is also a wonderful place to enjoy an evening cocktail or aperitif as the live pianist plays.

Apsara Terrace - Enjoy a majestic performance with Cambodian dances and Khmer martial arts, combined with a Pan-Asian barbeque meal.

Cabana Suites - These 72 square metre suites are decorated in French-Indochina style while retaining the hotel's original character. Each Cabana Suite comes with twin bathrooms, a living area which can be separated by curtains and direct pool access, as well as private terraces with day beds and loungers.

Colonial Suites - The spacious, 48 square metre Colonial Suites are decorated in French-Indochina style, with wood panelling and custom-made Cambodian silks. Each Suite features a separate parlour, walk-in wardrobe and vintage furnishings which have been faithfully restored. French doors lead to a private balcony offering views of the lush green expanse adjacent to the hotel.

Landmark Suites - Located in the Main Building, these suites are furnished with a blend of Cambodian and art-deco themes with wooden floors and marble bathrooms. They include a separate living area and private terrace looking over the French gardens.

Personality Suites - These suites take their inspiration from great figures in Angkor history. The bathroom contains a claw-foot bathtub, and there is a relaxing day bed on the balcony which overlooks pool, modelled after the Angkorian Royal bathing pond.

Landmark Rooms - Decorated in a blend of Cambodian and Art Deco themes, the Angkorian ambience is completed with high ceilings, wooden floors, marble bathrooms and four-poster beds. Each room has a balcony overlooking the pool or the French gardens.

State Rooms - Offering a comfortable balance of modernity and classical elegance, some State Rooms have balconies overlooking the gardens or swimming pool, while others have a daybed for relaxation. All State Rooms come with a separate bathtub and shower.

Villas - These two-bedroom villas are ideal for residents who prefer more space and privacy. Each is beautifully decorated with original Angkorian artefacts, antique furniture and Persian-style carpets. Furnished in comfort and luxury, each villa has full pantry facilities, a private wine cellar and 24-hour Butler service.

  • Angkor Wat tours
  • Market visits
  • Spa
  • Swimming pool

Tours can be tailored to children's needs and the high level of service is extended to all members of the family, as staff will ensure that the little ones are made to feel special.


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