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The Sanctuary Villa
Ranked #17 of 26 Hotels in Battambang
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Sydney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2010

We stayed at the Sanctuary for 2 wonderful nights. It truly is a lovely place, the manager and staff are very helpful, the rooms wonderfully furnished and the pool/gardens actually are like they look in the photos. Plus we had the benefit of a complementary massage. Being a bit out of town it is also very peaceful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2010

Had a really enjoyable stay at The Sanctuary. The rooms are very large with large clean bathrooms. The beds are massive. It is located slightly out of the town center but this is no problem pick up service via hotel supplied mobile phone. The owner/ Manager was very helpful. It has a wonderful onsite restaurant and pool.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2010

The Sanctuary has new large modern rooms with large clean bathrooms. It is located slightly out of the town center but this is no problem as they have bicycles and a pick up service. It has a wonderful onsite restaurant and pool. The hotel Manager and the jeep driver made our stay delightful. If you are going to Battambang you have to stay at The Sanctuary, I could not recommend any place more.

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 24, 2010

I had a wonderful 3D2N stayed at The Sanctuary Villa early november. Thank you Mr Dara (The owner/manager) and his team who were always there to make sure our stay a warm and memorable experience.

Our villa/room was big and spacious with 2 king size beds and countless pillows and cushion! Everything in and within is villa is very well maintain. The seperate changing room is lovely, an out door bath is at the backyard for those fancy a soak!

The hotel helped us to arrange a friendly tuktuk driver, this made our bamboo train, temples and bats cave excursion a relaxing experience.

The only dissapointment was the hotel's restaurant. Due to hotel's size, we understood that not everything on the menu was available. The food standard was average, though the breakfast was good enough.

Beside the free internet, another good point was that hotel offer free pick up using a very cool vintage jeep. Guest also given a mobile phone for the convenient of arrnage pick up when they venture out to town for shopping or dining.

Overall, good value and highly recommended!

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2010

This was a great find in Battambang. It is a short distance from the city centre which is no bad thing. The rooms are fantastic; large, well designed and clean. Each room is essentially an individual villa and our villas also had a small private outdoor area.

There is a pool and an onsite restuarant with a varied menu which is open all the time so great if you don't fancy the trip into town. That said, there is a free transfer (once a day) to town in a jeep from the vietnam war which was the highlight of the stay for me! They also give you a phone to call them when you want to come home. They also have bikes you can borrow if you fancy taking on the roads of Battambang.

After a hectic time in Siem Reap, this is a fantastic place to relax in Battambang for a few days. And not to forget the hotel manager and staff all of whom are absolutely delightful and commited to making your stay perfect,

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2010

The Sanctuary was just beautiful , the rooms large and beautifully decorated, a wonderful large pool and excellent, very helpful staff . With just 7 rooms the place is very private and only a short trip to the centre of town , walking distance from the boat pier. I highly recommend this hotel for both value for money and it is a truely delightful place to stay

  • Stayed November 2010, traveled as a couple
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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2010

Lovely setting with luxurious big villas and king beds. The service was incredible; going to buy our boat tickets for us, getting my friend's camera fixed, delicious meals cook to order, the jeep and driver for 2 half days, and testing out the new drinks. There is a wonderful swimming pool to break the afternoon heat.
The Villas are big and if you are a family you can get an adjoining villa, one with a king bed and one with 2 king beds. Big bathrooms with separate jet tubs from the showers. We truly felt the special. Thanks so much for being so helpful and treating us so well.

  • Stayed October 2010, traveled with friends
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Property: The Sanctuary Villa
Address: 519, Chrey Kong Village, Slaket commune (250m from Battambang Boat Pier) | Sla ket District, Battambang 02000, Cambodia
Location: Cambodia > Battambang Province > Battambang
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Battambang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sanctuary Villa 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Sanctuary Villa, Battambang Town, Cambodia Nested in a lushly green, peaceful, and strategically located within the charming town area of Battambang, The Sanctuary is truly a great base for travelers who wish to explore this local town and its surrounding attractions. The Sanctuary only offers ten unique and individual tropical villas for single, double, triple or family occupies to ensure utmost comfort and privacy of our guests. ... more   less 
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