Raffles Hotel Le Royal


Phnom Penh's grandest hotel was built in 1929 and reopened in 1997 after a careful and detailed restoration by the Raffles Group. The hotel has hosted some of the grandest guests - royals, adventurers, stars and globetrotters - and it has retained that glamour to this day. Classically elegant, it is located right in the heart of the city making it an ideal base for exploring the markets and museums.


  • A haven in the heart of Phnom Penh nearby to the Royal Palace, Sisowath Quay and Wat Phnom
  • Historic hotel with beautiful colonial architecture
  • Unrivalled service


Phnom Penh, Cambodia

How to get there

The Phnom Penh International Airport is located 30 minutes' drive from the hotel & 45-minute flight 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

With Old World charm, classic colonial style, and a long list of celebrities who have stayed there, you feel as though you are part of history in this elegant and romantic hotel.

  • Spa
  • Swimming pool
  • Gardens
  • 24 hour room service
  • Concierge service
  • Internet access
  • Gym


Combining the best of Cambodian culture and cuisine with dishes from around the world, each of the hotel's restaurants and bars has its own unique atmosphere and setting.

Restaurant Le Royal - This elegant fine dining restaurant serves Royal Cambodian Cuisine and modern French cuisine.

Caf'e d'Angkor - This international restaurant offers both Asian and continental dishes, either from the sumptuous buffet or from the extensive `a la carte menu. Guests have the option to dine alfresco dining on the patio overlooking the pool, or inside the sun-lit air-conditioned caf'e. Picnic baskets and fresh-made bakery items are available for takeaway - perfect for a picnic by the Palace or for your onward journey.

Poolside Terrace - Head here to dine under the stars or to indulge in the hearty snacks on offer during the daytime. For the more health conscious, the menu also features a delicious selection of Raffles Amrita Spa dishes.

Restaurant Le Grand - Explore the exotic tastes of Royal Khmer cuisine. This ancient cuisine encompasses the blending of ingredients with intriguing textures, complex aromas and fresh exhilarating flavours, to create a distinctly elegant cuisine. Choose from a selection of more than 400 fine wines - the sommelier will help you select the best option to accompany your meal.

The Apsara Terrace - Situated in the gardens of the hotel, The Apsara Terrace exudes a mysterious ambience where guests can enjoy a majestic performance of classical Khmer dances and Bokator Khmer martial arts, accompanied by a delightful barbecue buffet featuring pan-Asian cuisine.

The Conservatory - Enjoy splendid the splendid colonial surroundings as you look out over the pool and gardens with your cocktail ordered from the celebrity bar. Spend a relaxing afternoon enjoying traditional high tea or enjoy an evening tipple as a pianist plays live.

Rooms, suites and apartments are all decorated in colonial style, with wooden floors and overhead fans, and recently refurbished using local artworks and fabrics.

  • 101 State Rooms
  • 32 Landmark Rooms
  • 15 Executive Suites
  • 10 Colonial Suites
  • 2 Balcony Suites
  • 4 Personality Suites
  • 5 Landmark Suites
  • 1 Le Royal Suite
  • Spa
  • Gym
  • Local excursions

The larger rooms can accommodate families.

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