Hotel Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort

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In a peaceful garden sanctuary, Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort is centrally located just 1.4 mi from Siem Reap city center, Pub Street, and 15-minutes away from the Siem Reap International Airport. The hotel is also only a short five-minute ride to top destinations such as Angkor Wat, the National Museum and T Galleria by DFS. Exuding French colonial elegance, the luxury hotel presents a tranquil design mixed with sophistication and detailed refinement.

Walking into the high-ceiling lobby through the long-tiled causeways, guests are welcomed to an urban escape near the city center. As Siem Reap’s largest luxury resort, it boasts 238 rooms including 23 suites with Sofitel's MyBed and internet access. Each accommodation is designed for comfort offering lake or pool outlooks and scenic garden views. The popular Prestige Suite is 969-sqft and offers guests luxurious Hermes amenities along with Club Millésime Access and private balcony or terrace overlooking the lush gardens.

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Its tropical grounds feature over 1000 types of trees and plants, with large luscious palm trees enveloping guests in a warm environment. One of its most unique amenities is the largest free-form pool in Cambodia which offers guests daybeds under a thatched roof to enjoy a peaceful respite. Those looking to add to their serene surroundings can book a traditional wellness treatment at SoSPA featuring L’Occitane wellness products.

Guests can enjoy the outdoor gathering area above its lotus pond to relax and also catch the nightly candle ritual which turns the hotel into a nocturnal spectacle. The Resort also offers their own off-site 18-hole golf course, Phokeethra Club, a 20-minute drive away.

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With five restaurants and bars, there is something for everyone. Bordering on the Sala Lake step back in time at Mouhot’s Dream for an elegant French dinner paired with their wine flight and extensive wine list. The Citadel offers Western and Asian buffets throughout the day with select days showcasing their traditional Khmer dance performance. For a happy hour or post-dinner aperitif, relax at Explorer’s Table where their pianist indulges imbibers with classics in the nice library. Other bars include the swim-up Serpent Bar and the intimate The Sanctuary in the private wine room.

Sitting on over 15 acres of land, Hotel Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort invites guests to their colonial inspired hotel with typical Khmer elements year-round.

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