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776 Room “Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center opens its doors to become the largest resort in Angkor”

Siem Reap, Cambodia -- Sokha Hotels & Resorts today (14 September, 2016) announces the soft opening of Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center, 776 rooms added to the city landscape.

Cambodia -based hospitality group Sokha Hotels & Resorts (http://sokhahotels.com/siemreap) has expanded its portfolio by opening the new resort. This is the second property in Siem Reap to become part of the Sokha brand. Along with Sokha Angkor Resort which opened in 2006, Sokha now have more than 1,000 five star rooms available daily to support the booming tourism to Angkor Wat.



"Guests at Sokha Siem Reap Resort - can look forward to experiencing the brand's signature service renown at both our Siem Reap properties," said Mr Sophertra Say, Group Deputy Director of Sales & Marketing at Sokha Hotels. "Each time we open a new hotel, we know the little things mean everything, technology has become a big part of the guest expectation, our new Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Convention Center embraces technology from the moment you check-in. IMac can be seen throughout the hotels public areas and all guest rooms will offer a personal welcome message on the room’s entertainment IPTV system. An aquatic cinematic experience also awaits you, either a movie or the latest sporting event can be viewed on the impressive 43sqm LED screen which towers above our 1,000 sqm saltwater swimming pool.”

Located on Siem Reap’s famous Road No 60, you can view the fiery red and orange sunset to the west of the resort and experience a sunrise from your private balcony to the East, whichever one you choose is certainly a photographic moment you may not want to miss. You can wake up to an inviting breakfast at Lotus restaurant offering al-fresco style dining experience. Khmer Bistro & Bar is located adjacent to the pool and features a signature wood fired pizza of no less than 48 cm. Lemongrass restaurant opens at night when you wish to experience the Chef Table culinary selection. The resort’s 2,200 sqm ballroom and multiple individual meeting rooms add to the resort’s uniqueness along with the Fitness Plus & Jasmine Spa offers the largest wellbeing facility in Siem Reap.

60 Road in Siem Reap also represents why we travel, walking distance from the resort’s lobby is the Kuong Yu market offering a 100% evening Cambodian style. It’s buzzing every single night. A long road lined with street food sellers, a shopper’s paradise for children’s clothing & shoes and even small fun fair with rides and slides. You will also experience hundreds of locals enjoying the traditional evening picnic and Khmer barbecue 50 meters from the resort’s entrance. If Siem Reap’s “Pub Street” or “Angkor Night Market” is on your agenda then the resort onsite Remork service can offer you a pleasant 10 minute ride along the city’s streets for a price of just 2 USD.

Ms Chanthy Sok, Group Director of Sales & Marketing at Sokha Hotels, said, " People from all around the world come specifically to visit Angkor as it contains the magnificent reminisce of the different capitals of the Khmer Empire reflecting the splendor of the cities that once were. A number of amazing artistic masterpieces , namely Bayon, Ta Prom, Banteay Srei and the majestic splendor of Angkor Wat presenting an unusual combination of mythological, historical and cultural significance from as early at the 9th Century. Our new addition to Sokha Hotels encompasses all the elements of Khmer Art & Culture, a number of beautiful Khmer red sandstone hand carvings will greet you when you arrive in the resorts impressive lobby and are featured around the resort on no less than 23 Hectares. Our new resort truly changes the city’s Landscape”

"Having this room capacity in Siem Reap confirms Sokha commitment to Tourism in Cambodia. It sends a signal to prospective visitors that Angkor Wat is a destination, not just a Tourism gateway but also the new incentive destination for Asean." says Ms Thanet Kun, Regional Director of Sales. "Siem Reap's tourism numbers are constantly increasing, there is an increase in flights therefore it's an ideal time for a well-known, brand like Sokha Hotels to open this magnificent addition to Siem Reap’s landscape."

Sokha Siem Reap Resort, is located at Road 60, Siem Reap, Kingdom of Cambodia. The hotel is owned by Sokimex Group.

For: Sales Enquiries, Please contact
Ms Thanet Kun - Regional Director of Sales
Mobile: (+855) 096 616 1888
Telephone: (+855) 63961999
Email : rdossr@sokhahotels.com

For: Media Enquiries, Please contact
Ms Britney Li – Assistant Sales Manager
Mobile: (+855) 096 616 1188
Telephone: (+855) 63961999
Email : mcesr@sokhahotels.com

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Sokha Hotels & Resorts dominates the hospitality landscape of Angkor, the new “Sokha Siem Reap Resort & Conference Center” is the 5th hotel to open for Sokha in Cambodia. Offering a truly authentic Khmer experience. Sokha Hotels manages 5 Star Hotels & Resorts in Phnom Penh, Sihanouk Ville, Thansur Bokor Highland Resort & two resorts in Siem Reap.

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  Reviewed on September 25, 2018

An excellent served

I had a very nice stay at the Sokha Siem Reap, Cambodia. The staff are very helpful and attentive. They have an amazing, The hotel room was nice, clean, and air conditioned. There is a beautiful outdoor pool. The hotel has easy access to Siem Reap's... See More
savyarina4   Cambodia    TripAdvisor
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  Reviewed on September 23, 2018

Great resort

I am from Vietnam. So Kha resort is one the best hotel I have stayed. The service is excellent. Ms Laura had exceptional assistance and helpful. Definitely I will stay in this resort next time. Every thing is satisfying
trankien88   Vietnam    TripAdvisor
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  Reviewed on September 22, 2018

ยอดเยี่ยม

สะอาด รู้สึกสะดวกสบาย กว้างขวาง ปลอดภัย ใกล้ตัวเมือง fitness สระว่ายน้ำ ดีมาก... See More
Yukolthorn S   Thailand    TripAdvisor
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  Reviewed on September 22, 2018

A fantastic travel.

I am from China,I am gald to travel in Cambodia.What astonish most are the beautiful sinces of the Angkor Wat and Beng Bealea.We live in the hotel named Sokha which is very comfortable and beautiful.The hotel serves very well,especially Paaisue and... See More
2657908213   China    TripAdvisor
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  Reviewed on September 22, 2018

Travel

We arrived here for 6days travel.In our view the city is very poor,but the first day we arrived the feel is not bad.We stay in the Sokha Angkor Suites ,here is very beautiful and comfortable.Mr.Paiseu is very good,so helpful.
992014310   Cambodia    TripAdvisor