Refined style and elegance characterise King Norodom Sihanouk’s former guest villa. Set in the lively city Siem Reap, cultural capital of Cambodia, the luxurious Amansara Hotel was designed in 1962 by the French architect Laurent Mondet by the order of the king to serve as a stately residence for royal guests.


Today, the Amansara is open to the general public but the superbly comfortable twenty four suites still accommodate distinguished guests. The open architecture, the suite’s private courtyards read more » and the crisp design are the stately hotel’s hallmark features.


Moreover, the location is just perfect: The celebrated UNESCO world heritage site Angkor Wat is located at a mere ten minutes’ distance. The Amansara is the perfect, not too humble base camp to explore the Khmer culture’s heritage and the magnificent Angkor Wat ruins.


At the heart of the resort lies the circular restaurant with its soaring seven metres high ceiling and wonderful shaded terrace. The highly commendable cuisine excels at both traditional Cambodian fare as well as occidental classics. The well-stocked wine cellar provides just the right bottled treasure to complement the meal.


Having dined and wined, retreat to the Roof Terrace for a stiff digestive or a leisurely long-drink. The Roof Terrace also serves a delightful lunch in an elegantly airy ambience.


Step into the cosy library and run your finger down the long shelves full of books, magazines, newspapers, CDs and board games. Relish the quiet flair and take the time to burry yourself in a gripping novel or to do some research on the Khmer culture and the majestic Angkor Wat ruins.


No less than two swimming pools invite you to take a refreshing break. Set right next to the sundeck, the 17 metres long, curved pool invites you to cool off in all style. The second, 25 by 5 metres long pool is just right for a doing a few easy laps.


Certainly, the Amansara Hotel would not be complete without its four elegant treatment rooms: Choose one of the sophisticated massages or beauty sessions and follow the treatment up with a few minutes in the steam bath or the relaxation room.


The Amansara Hotel has it all: the historic background, the fantastic setting in Siem Reap, the superbly luxurious suites and the first-class service to go with it all. Everything is in place. Welcome to Cambodia! « show less


The Amansara Hotel offers its distinguished guests 24 suites featuring top-of-the-range luxuries and comforts. Set in a row, every suite includes a walled-in courtyard just perfect for a quiet evening read more » in all privacy.


The stylish interior is characterised by an open design and tasteful furniture. The spacious living- and bedroom has been equipped with a cosy king-sized bed, a writing desk, comfortable sofa as well as a small dining table.


Perfectly elegant, the bright and airy bathrooms feature large floor to ceiling glass doors that look out onto the private courtyard. The facilities include a large bathtub, separate shower cabin and two washbasins.


Draw yourself a foam-topped bath or kick back on your comfortable terrace to enjoy the sun. Every suite has been fitted with air-conditioning, a ceiling ventilator, electronic safe, internet access and a sound system.


The twelve pool suites additionally boast a 6 x 5 metres large private pool set in the courtyard. Slip into the refreshing water and dry off beneath Cambodia’s strong, tropical sun.


Everything is in place to ensure your absolute comfort. Savour the Amansara’s quiet and relaxing flair and spend memorable days in Cambodia! « show less


Start the day with a leisurely soak in the Amansara Hotel’s curved 17 metres pool by the sundeck or with a few easy laps in the second, 25 x 5 metres pool. Afterwards, dry off in the sun before settling read more » down to a long and leisurely breakfast.


Of course, the Amansara Hotel offers a variety of professional beauty treatments and revitalising massages. Four elegant treatment rooms as well as a connecting relaxation room, steam bath and shower provide the backdrop for the therapies.


Time to take off and get a new perspective: For something different, charter a helicopter to take you on a tailored flight high above the hotel, the tropical landscapes and historic sites! Of course, you may arrange for the helicopter to drop you off and stop at the sites of interest!


Siem Reap is a relatively small Cambodian city with no great elevations… the perfect set of conditions to explore Siem Reap on a bicycle. It is a lively and wonderful place. Take a ride!


And then, of course, there is the Angkor region not far from Siem Reap. Angkor was the heart of the Khmer Empire from the 9th to the 15th century. Today, Angkor is known first and foremost for its unique temples. A visit to Cambodia would not be complete without a visit to the historic monuments and possibly a culturally orientated hike.


The lonely temple Ta Prohm is a visually arresting sight: Soaring trees reach for the sky, their roots having a strangling hold on ancient stone. The majestic Angkor Thom is guarded by both a mighty stone wall and a moat. Step inside to discover the royal palace and venerated old temple ruins.


The claim to fame certainly goes to Angkor Wat, the largest temple complex in the Angkor region. Angkor Wat is a national symbol of vast importance for the Khmer culture and the contemporary Cambodian nation. A must-see! « show less