Location: This hotel is in a quiet, picturesque location within a short drive of the Angkor Wat complex of temples.
History: As the largest religious monument in the world, the Angkor temples are a must-visit for any traveler.
Service: Warm Khmer hospitality is provided by skilled locals, coupled with the attentive and discreet service expected of the Orient Express name.
This traditional Khmer-styled hotel is located close to Angkor Wat, offering 62 spacious rooms and suites. Each are equipped with satellite flat-screen televisions, DVD players, Wi-Fi connectivity and a freeform terrazza bathtub. The rooms and suites are decorated with jewel-toned silk and bamboo furnishings with a floor-to-ceiling window. La Residence offers two on-site restaurants serving Khmer and barbecue cuisines, and a bar and lounge overlooking the pool and garden. Other facilities include the Condé Nast Traveler’s 2010 listed Kong Kea Spa, two shopping boutiques, a fitness center and a large outdoor swimming pool. La Residence d’Angkor is approximately 20 minutes from the nearest airport.
Rooms at La Residence are decorated in an earthy, luxurious manner, with wide windows allowing for plenty of natural light and vibrant jewel tones adding splashes of color. Oversized free-form tubs are a highlight of every room. Fresh tropical fruit platter and complimentary drinking water are supplied daily.
These 484-square-foot rooms feature king or twin bedding, spacious open-plan bathroom, private terrace, sofa, minibar, LCD TV, WiFi, iPod dock, and writing desk. Polished hardwood floors, Roman shades, timber shutters and bed draped in mosquito netting create a luxurious tropical ambience. They are located either by the pool or in the gardens.
At 969-square-feet, these suites offer twice the living space of the Deluxe Rooms, and include marble flooring, private garden courtyard with al fresco dining area, terrazzo tub and separate rainshower, double vanity, king bed, spacious open-plan bathroom, sofa, minibar, LCD TV, WiFi, iPod dock, and writing desk.
Open from 6am to 9pm, this fully-equipped fitness center offers cardio-vascular training machines as well as free weights.
This luxurious spa offers VIP treatment rooms with sauna, rainshower and Jacuzzi, with a host of traditional local and regional treatments available. Ancient Khmer massage, Khmer herbal healing and Indochine massage are all offered, as are aromatherapy, reflexology, scrubs, wraps and a range of beauty therapies.
The saltwater swimming pool is open 24 hours per day, surrounded by tropical foliage and with sun loungers and poolside service available during the day.
There are two boutiques at La Residence d’Angkor - one selling handicrafts, souvenirs and clothing and one specializing in silver and silks. Both are open from 8am to 10pm.
Open for breakfast and dinner, Circle comprises an elegant indoor restaurant and picturesque outdoor garden terrace. International dishes and contemporary Khmer cuisine are offered.
Open from 10am to 10pm every day, this poolside venue offers light snacks and inhouse cakes and pastries. In the evenings it transforms into a grill restaurant offering barbecued meats and seafood.
This casual indoor/outdoor lounge is the perfect venue for cocktails and tapas. Views extend over the property’s manicured gardens and the Siem Reap River. Board games and WiFi are also available here.