Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor has just reopened as an all-suite hotel and we think it will be an instant favorite with travelers visiting Angkor Wat temple, which is just 10 minutes from the hotel. The property now has 59 suites complete with private terraces. Luxury Travel Advisor suggests VIPs book a One Bedroom Poolside Suite. This top accommodation boasts views of the tropical gardens, which guests can expect to be stunning as they are inspired by Khmer Era, the same era that gave Cambodia Angkor Wat. The suite also has a large dining room, living room space, an oversized tub and a separate rain shower. Best part? The interior is decorated in local materials to represent Cambodia. In fact, the whole hotel celebrates the region with a special art collection curated by Southeast Asian art specialist Roger Nelson, who has also created a special book collection for the library, so plan on staying in for the evening to brush up on your reading.
Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor is set amidst tropical gardens.
Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor has 59 suites.
Belmond La Résidence d’Angkor is designed in traditional Khmer style.
Dining options include Spice Circle, which has a new al fresco space surrounded by the gardens and a dining room. At Spice Circle, foodies should order one of the Khmer Discover Menus, which highlights traditional Khmer dishes like spring rolls and crispy tapioca crackers. For a light lunch option, guests will want to relax at Ember next to the swimming pool, and Martini Lounge serves drinks and small bites. Getting There: Guests can reach the hotel by car in about 20 minutes from the Siem Reap airport, which is a short flight from Bangkok. To create a special stay for posh travelers, contact Evi-Elli La Valle ([email protected]).