Cambodia, Siem Reap, North & East
Info : Raffles Angkor
The Raffles Grand Hotel dAngkor is the second Raffles property in Cambodia. The theme and concept are essentially the same; a blend of old world charm, history and contemporary luxury. Originally built in 1932, the property has been carefully restored and developed to retain its distinct French colonial style and preserve the long and illustrious history of the building.
The hotel has 131 comfortable rooms suites and villas, all decorated in a classic style with fine attention to detail.
The huge swimming pool is a real selling point. Surrounded by sun-loungers and landscaped gardens it is the perfect antidote to Angkors heat. The hotels Amrita Spa is international standard, offering indulgent treatments and massages and also has steam rooms and a Jacuzzi.
Wining and dining is, not surprisingly, a treat here. There are plentiful options serving a variety of styles and cuisines. The Cafe dAngkor serves buffet and a-la-carte meals all day. Restaurant Le Grand is a fine dining establishment with tasty Khmer and French fusion cuisine and an extensive wine list. The Conservatory serves pastries, snacks and high teas. The Pool Terrace has a varied menu and drinks available throughout the day. Elephant Bar mixes fine spirits and exotic cocktails while The Apsara Terrace is a special area with occasional dance performances and buffet dinners. Meals can also be organised around the ancient temples by special arrangement.
The hotels accolades in recent years including Top 50 Hotels in Asia award by Conde Naste magazine.
Luxury - Luxury hotels would have a superb level of service, very comfortable and usually spacious bedrooms, excellent food, great design and character. For us, when we visited, these places all had the 'wow factor'. A luxury hotel should satisfy the criteria of the most discerning clients.
- 3+ Specialist Restaurants
- Fine Dining Restaurant
- Gym / Fitness Centre
- Swimming Pool
- Tennis Courts
Nick actually listened to the type of trip we wanted. He then shared his knowledge and expertise to help with the detail of the countries that we did not have. Refreshingly he did not try and sell something 'off the shelf' or anything that would have been easy for him!