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Raffles Hotel Le Royal

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A history of hospitality. The luxury of time. The secret charm of Cambodia. One of Asia's essential destination hotels, Raffles Phnom Penh has been the iconic resting place for the well travelled since 1929. Located in the heart of vibrant Phnom Penh, our hotel has been part of the history of the city and welcomes, as it has always done, a diverse clientele of entrepreneurs, writers, journalists, royalty and intrepid travellers from across the globe. Rooms and suites have been respectfully restored to reflect a distinguished blend of Khmer, Art Deco and French colonial architecture. Dining is an essential part of the Phnom Penh experience. In keeping with history and a sense of place, the elegant Le Royal Restaurant serves modern French cuisine and Royal Khmer cuisine with original recipes graciously gifted to Raffles from the Royal Palace. Almost as famous as the hotel itself, is the Elephant Bar where local residents and visitors alike gather over wine, whisky and cocktails. The Raffles Spa offers relaxation, rejuvenation and fitness through a considered mix of local and classic treatments, gym and spa pool. Complete your visit to Cambodia with a stay at our sister hotel Raffles Grand Hotel d'Angkor, a great hotel of the legendary Grand Tour of Indochina and virtually at the doorstep of the Angkor UNESCO World Heritage site.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Airport Transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
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Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
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You can fill the history surrounding the place as soon as you step into the lobby. We were welcomed by one of the Duty Managers who checked us in a very professional manner and in short time. Rooms are spacy, we were lucky to get a room with a pool view that was super nice. Good
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Raffles Le Royal is an historical hotel which opened in 1929 and it is good that it has kept its French colonial style. For example, the original staircase is still there. We opted for a “personality suite” in the original heritage building, one of four named suites, in this
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Response from RAFFLES_PhnomPenh, Manager at Raffles Hotel Le Royal
Responded Nov 25, 2018
Dear FunTimes030. Thank you for your glowing and very comprehensive review of your time colonial Oasis, we do appreciate the feedback and the time you've taken to tell others about your stay. I am humbled by your generous appreciation of our hotel and its facilities and glad that we were able to exceed your expectations in terms of level of service and attention to details provided by our team. Our heartists are committed to go the extra mile to ensure that our valued guests are given a wow experience. I have passed on your kind message to our team, which I am sure will inspire them further to deliver personalized service to create such an unforgettable dream holiday for our guests. Here at Raffles Hotel Le Royal, we take extreme pleasure in treating our guests to the ultimate retreat that they deserve, by making sure that they are relaxed and worry free from the moment we meet them at the airport until we bid them goodbye. Your experience of the Elephant bar, cuisines, is exactly how we want our guests to feel whilst on holiday with us. Comfortable luxury and impeccable service are the expectations we aim to set for every guest visiting us. Once again, thank you for staying with us and we all look forward to welcoming you back for another memorable holiday experience. With kind regards, Dennis de Groot Hotel Manager
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Super, historical building. But after 20 years after renovation you feal like being in scruffy palace. Including bathrooms that makes impression of not being hygenic. Wonderfull patio with 2 swimming pools for adults and children. But before this hotel will not undergone
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Response from RAFFLES_PhnomPenh, General Manager at Raffles Hotel Le Royal
Responded yesterday
Dear ZbigA, First of all, thank you very much for your feedback on your recent stay with us. We too are extremely disappointed to learn about your recent stay with us was a big disappointment; this is certainly never our intention. With regards to other comments you made about the scruffy Palace, we are pleased to inform you that we will be going through an Upliftment and light restoration later this year to freshen the feel of the bathroom and guest room facilities. Furthermore, I as the Hotel Manager as well as the General Manager am more than surprised to hear and note that we attempted to upsell you during your arrival at the hotel, I would very much appreciate if I could speak to you directly and learn more details in order to understand where the problem occurred. We by no means wish for any of our guests to have any unpleasant experiences with us and leave Raffles hotel Le Royal Hotel with undesired feelings. Therefore I would be delighted if you could get in touch with me through our e-mail: bookus.phnompenh@raffles.com and allow us to get in touch with you directly. While hoping to receive an e-mail from you, I would like to wish you safe travels back home and do look forward to welcoming you back soonest you our Colonial Oasis. Yours faithfully, Dennis de Groot Hotel Manager
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We loved our stay here, beautiful colonial hotel in the heart of the city. Rooms are nice as is the pool area. Service is OK but did find a bit of a language problem with the staff, although all very helpful. Breakfast choice is huge including bucks fizz and bloody Mary's but
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Well deserved 5* hotel. Old style and classy. Nice rooms and bathrooms. Very well trained and friendly personal. Best location in Phnom Penh. One of the best breakfast we had ever had in 5* hotels around the world. The only minus - dark rooms. They have to add a little more
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Just USD is fine! Everyone prefers it, even tuk tuk drivers. There is plenty to walk to, but it's also very cheap to get around. One night we went to dinner 30 min across town and it cost us maybe $4.
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Are the rooms air conditioned?
Yes the rooms are air conditioned
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Glad to hear your update. In my experience, Management and Staff at this beautiful hotel work hard to satisfy their customers.
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When I'm with children I guess I'm extra careful.
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Do you offer late check out? I would check out around 2.30pm. Thank you
Yes I was informed on arrival that since my departure flight was at 21:15, I was scheduled for an 18:00 checkout for 1/2 day charge.
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"My favorite rooms are overlooking the swimming pool. It is generally a quiet and tranquil place."
"Book through Amex FHR"
"a “personality suite” in the original heritage building"
"the suites are lovely. You can ask for an upgrade at minimal cost when the hotel is not too full."
"I would ask for garden view again."
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PRICE RANGE
$216 - $520 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
CambodiaPhnom Penh
NUMBER OF ROOMS
175
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