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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 January 09, 2018

Excellent hotel in Siem Reap

The new Sokha resort is huge. We stayed in Ta Prom building. All the people there were very friendly especially Mr. Pisey (Assistance front desk manager). He tried his best to assist us with our requests. Many thanks to him. We stayed in the junior... See More
Kalvin I    TripAdvisor
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  Reviewed on June 01, 2018

Family Holiday

Stayed there for 3 nights , hands down the best hotel I have stayed in SEA . The service was really good and the staff were very helpful . We booked a pool view room , but we reached the hotel at mid night so didn’t really get to check out ,... See More
Ngawang C    TripAdvisor
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  Reviewed on February 20, 2018

Fabulous start to our honeymoon

Siem Reap was the first stop on our recent trip, and this hotel was a fabulous way to get us started off on the right foot. I couldn't think of a better place to recharge our batteries for temple hopping after 2 days of flights. They upgraded our... See More
Jennayyyee   United States    TripAdvisor
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  Reviewed on January 11, 2018

Good hotel, good service

Situated right next to the Angkor Wat ticket office, it's not close to the center of Siem Reap. It's a huge complex with well over 1200 rooms, it even houses the Korean Consulate. This may in part explain why there are huge numbers of Korean tourist... See More
globetrotterwnnaB   Canada    TripAdvisor
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  Reviewed on January 21, 2018

Perfect Stay, Stunning Service

Me and my wife stayed here for 3 days from Jan 18- 20 but will definitely back again on vacation. Loved everything about this hotel - relaxing and quiet staycation out of the city. Customer experience is outstanding in every aspect (elegant lounge,... See More
KrishaJuls C    TripAdvisor