Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra – Phnom Penh
Located in the capital’s Old Quarter and besieged by landscaped gardens, Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra is the city’s answer to luxury living.
The 12 storey colonial style property has it all, guestrooms that enjoy fabulous river views, an endless list of chic bars and restaurants, home to an impressive array of facilities and some of the finest conferencing facilities in the country. Conveniently close to the city's key businesses, embassies and points of interests, those yearning for high standards of living should look no further.
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra brings the Mekong and Bassac Rivers to visiting guests. All 201 guestrooms and suites enjoy uninterrupted river views with large ceiling to floor windows illuminating the room with natural light. Wooden beds, desks and tables exude a traditional look to the contemporary and regal design of each guestroom. The shower/bath area is separated from the rest of the expansive bathroom, featuring oversized mirrors and modern amenities. All comforts expected of a five star hotel chain are available.
Guests will not have to worry about food and drinks because Sofitel Phnom Penh is home to an endless array of options. Overlooking the river, La Coupole serves delectable western cuisine with French flair amid surroundings consisting of stunning wood panels and high ceilings. Chinese food aficionados must head over to Fu Lu Zu. Hachi is home to the sophisticated flavors of Japanese cuisine. Do Forni offers more than just great Italian, it also offers romantic ambiance amidst wooden ceilings and water ponds as well as a wonderful wine cellar. Chocolates, cakes and croissants are available at Chocolat. With impressive views of Phnom Penh from the 12th floor, Club Millesime has a comprehensive bar and lounge area. Marco Polo is a modern take on the colonial style lobby bar, with a wide range of drinks available. Phokeethra Sports Bar is a poolside bar and restaurant with healthy snack, light meals and drinks.
The hotel's facilities list will make it hard for guests to leave the hotel and explore the city. Sofitel Phnom Penh's outdoor swimming pool should attract its fair share of visitors during the day. Active guests and those on a workout routine will find solace at the hotel's gym. Relaxation is also a hallmark of the property, with Jacuzzis, saunas and hammams ready to soothe anyone. Speaking of relaxation, guests should try out the hotel's spa, home to trained therapists who know how to relax mind and body in one appeasing session.
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra sets the standard for luxury living in Phnom Penh. Boutique restaurants and bars, high-end facilities, spacious rooms, gracious service and anything else one can think of from a world renowned luxury hotel chain are to be found here.
La Couple - international cuisine with French flair overlooking the river
Chocolat - fresh baked pies and croissants as well as handmade chocolate and truffles
Fu Lu Zu - Chinese delicacies in a mix of contemporary and traditional decorated room
Do Forni - Italian in a romantic ambiance
Hachi - Japanese cuisine as well as sushi bar
Aqua - poolside bar
Club Millesime - bar and lounge area on the 12th floor
Marco Polo - modern colonial style lobby bar
Phokeethra Sports bar - poolside bar and restaurant offers healthy treats as well as light meals and drinks
Superior Room Club Sofitel
Junior Suite King Bed
Luxury Room Club Sofitel
Outdoor unheated pool
Situated near the Basaac and Mekong Rivers, Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra enjoys a convenient location near many embassies and businesses in Phnom Penh's Old Quarter. Nearby are the Independence Monument (800 meters), the Royal Palace (1.4 kilometers) and the National Museum (1.7 kilometers). Phnom Penh International Airport is approximately 9 kilometers away.
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra address: 26 Old August Site, Sothearos Boulevard, Sangkat Tonle Bassac, 12301, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Who should go?
Business travelers who need to be well placed amongst the city's embassies and establishments will find Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra much to their liking. Just about anyone with a taste for the luxurious will find the property suiting to their needs. Families and couples yearning to be within close proximity to the capital's many attractions should look no further.
When to go?
Phnom Penh's rainy season is from May until October with the dry season starting in November and lasting until March. The city is hot and humid all year round but November to January are the best months to visit, with the temperature at its coolest and humidity at its lowest. However, is it also the city's major tourist season so bookings should be made well in advance. The rains in the rainy season are usually heavy but short. It also corresponds with the city's low tourist season, making bookings easier and prices cheaper than the dry season.
Where is it?
Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra is set riverside amongst landscaped gardens in the old quarter of the city. Several embassies and businesses are located nearby. Key attractions include the Independence Monument (800 meters), the Royal Palace (1.4 kilometers) and the National Museum (1.7 kilometers). Phnom Penh International Airport is approximately 9 kilometers away.
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