- The iconic hotel in Phnom Penh. First opened in 1929, Raffles Hotel Le Royal is one of Phnom Penh’s true heritage hotels, and presents a wonderful fusion of colonial, Khmer and Art Deco styles.
- Located in the heart of Phnom Penh, Raffles Hotel Le Royal is only 30 minutes’ drive from Phnom Penh International Airport and is within easy access of the city’s attractions such as the Royal Palace, Central Market, Russian Market and the National Artefacts Museum.
- 170 elegant rooms complete with original features.
- Two lovely swimming pools that are ideal to come back to after a day of sightseeing.
- Raffles has one of the best addresses in town, along a quiet, tree-lined boulevard, among embassies, government buildings and the National Library.
- Writers, royalty and celebrities have stayed here, among them Jackie Kennedy, and walls are lined with historical black-and-white photographs.
- Raffles Hotel Le Royal is built around a central private courtyard, with two swimming pools fringed by Frangipani-lined tropical gardens.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
The grand and historic Raffles Hotel Le Royal is the premier address in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh. Not only is it an authentic luxury Art Deco hotel but it is also a true colonial classic, deep in the heart of this riverside city. An imposing statement of Khmer, Art Deco and French Colonial style, Hotel Le Royal originally opened its grand doors in 1929. It reopened as Raffles Hotel Le Royal in 1997 after a sensitive extension and refurbishment. To protect this piece of Cambodia’s heritage, local artisans were commissioned to recreate painted ceilings, decorative beaten copper crests and outdoor sculptures. Raffles Hotel Le Royal is built around a central private courtyard, with two swimming pools fringed by Frangipani-lined tropical gardens.
Raffles is very much part of the history of Phnom Penh. It has stood for 90 years and its walls reflect many of the times it has witnessed, yet while it honours its past, the hotel embraces the city’s dynamic future, continuing to be a focal point of the capital’s business and social scene.
Most rooms are State Rooms, in the newer wing, with private balconies (poolview rooms are particularly quiet), separate shower/bath in the marble bathroom, and traditional décor. One category up are Landmark Rooms in the original 1929 building, some with balconies all with butler service, original claw-foot baths, antiques and high ceilings. All rooms come with silk bathrobes, signature toiletries, TV, air-conditioning and ceiling fans. Spacious suites include the luxurious Le Royal Suite.
State Rooms offer a blend of colonial charm and modern comfort. With a choice of king or twin beds, all rooms are beautifully appointed with air-conditioning, overhead fans and windows that open for fresh air. Some State Rooms have balconies overlooking our gardens or swimming pool, whilst others have a daybed for relaxation. All State Rooms feature a separate bathtub and shower.
Landmark Rooms were first designed in 1929 and come with high ceilings, wooden floors, historic marble bathrooms with claw-foot bath and a separate shower.
These spacious corner suites retain the hotel’s classic French Colonial and Khmer style.
Each of our 4 personality suites pays homage to the life and work of well-known luminaries who have stayed in Hotel Le Royal. An exclusive collection of original memorabilia distinguishes each of these luxurious suites, making a truly unique stay. Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, the former US First Lady who visited Cambodia in 1967, fulfilling her lifelong dream of seeing Angkor Wat.
Newly refreshed, these suites have been enhanced to create a residential feel. A full 50sqm in size, they are fitted with a specially-designed walk-in closet.
Executive Suites feature a large bedroom, separate living room and a kitchen. French doors open to a private balcony from both rooms. With elegant, stylish décor, these suites are also ideal for any guest requiring both space and comfort.
Our luxury Landmark Suites, in the heritage building , are named in honour of Cambodia’s ancient history: Chenla Suite, Angkor Suite, Khmer Suite and Kambaya Suite. Each suite has 1 or 2 bedrooms and a spacious living room decorated with original antiques and artwork. Highlights include a sleigh bed, marble bathrooms with the original claw-footed bathtub and separate bath and a juliet balcony. Two bedroom suites are available with the addition of an adjoining Landmark Twin Room.
Le Royal Suite
Le Royal Suite is the hotel’s premier suite, located on the 4th floor, overlooking the tropical gardens in front of the hotel. Luxuriously appointed with Cambodian and French furnishings, it contains two bedrooms, a dining room, a large living room and a fully-equipped pantry.
The Elephant Bar is a city favourite and a popular spot for afternoon tea, or else the 4pm to 9pm happy hour, when it serves its signature Femme Fatale cocktail, created for Jackie Kennedy in 1967, or a Sipsmiths gin, one of 30 gin varieties. Old photos, stylish lighting and leather sofas add to the ambience. For fine-dining, the elegant Restaurant Le Royal is Phnom Penh’s only restaurant serving Royal Khmer cuisine, recipes handed over by the royal family. Expect to see dishes such as lobster amok, a curry steam-cooked in banana leaves, beef and tuna tartare, and a local version of French dessert, crêpe suzette, flambéed at the table. Try the gourmet tasting menu (from $46/£37) or weekend brunch from $58/£47. Breakfast at Café Monivong is excellent with egg, pancake and waffle stations, delicious breads, pastries and healthy shakes. Also open for lunch and dinner, it hosts evening buffets and themed night such as a Cambodian cultural show from $23/£19 per person. You can also order food and drink at the Writers Bar in the lobby and poolside terrace.
A relaxed café-style restaurant with the option of dining on the outdoor terrace. Offers an extensive buffet breakfast and international dinner buffet of a la carte.
Restaurant Le Royal
This ancient Royal Khmer cuisine has been handed down to Raffles Hotel Le Royal by the decree of the Royal Palace. The finest ingredients are carefully blended to create a distinct, exhilarating and elegant gastronomic experience. It is an exceptional, magical, memorable place – timeless yet completely of its time.
A visit to Phnom Penh is not complete without a visit to the famous Elephant Bar, an institution in the city and where the famous Raffles afternoon tea is served. The bar has a full range of wines, beers and spirits including one of Asia’s largest selection of gin with over 110 different gins. Our signature cocktail is the Femme Fatale, first concocted for Jacqueline Kennedy during her visit to Cambodia in 1967.
Located right beside the sanctuary of the swimming pool the poolside terrace is the ideal place to relax in the afternoon sun on in the shared of the fragrant frangipani trees. Cool off with chilled wines, beers and tropical cocktails which are served with tapas and light meals. The attentive pool boys will serve you right at your sun lounge.
A unique oasis of relaxation. Our Spa features male and female wet areas with saunas, steam rooms, jacuzzi as well as 5 treatment rooms. Renew your energy with a swim in our outdoor swimming pools or work out in our fitness center.
Imagine a revitalizing oasis, right in the heart of Phnom Penh. Where every element is carefully considered and authentic treatments are offered with charming and graceful finishing touches. Connected to Cambodia and the world, Raffles Spa offer a range of traditional Khmer and modern treatments.
Located beside the sanctuary of the swimming pool, the Poolside Terrace is the ideal place to relax in the shade of the fragrant Frangipani trees. Cool off with chilled beers, wine and tropical cocktails which are served with tapas and light meals. Our attentive pool attendants will serve you right at your sun lounger.
We know that exercise is a vital component to daily life, especially for travellers on the go, and we appreciate the desire for high-quality, well-equipped fitness facilities. We provide spacious, customised, wellness areas and supply fitness facilities to meet all your needs.