Phnom Penh's grand & historic hotel

Part of the prestigious Raffles Hotels and Resorts, Raffles Hotel Le Royal is one of Cambodia’s most luxurious hotels located in the capital city of Phnom Penh.

Featuring a timeless Cambodian elegance, Raffles Hotel Le Royal is the ideal place for luxurious indulgence

Not only known for its excellent services and lavish facilities, the hotel is also famous for its diverse clientele, including royalty and high-profile journalists from around the world. With 175 rooms and suites split over eight different room categories, Hotel Le Royal offers a range of options for all guests.

Operating for nearly 90 years as one of Phnom Penh’s top hotels, Raffles Hotel Le Royal maintains its history whilst providing the utmost relaxation. Surrounded by a lush tropical oasis with facilities including wonderful gardens, the property includes a restful spa and two swimming pools, as well as the intuitive and attentive service that Raffles is renowned for. Located at the heart of Cambodia’s capital, this landmark luxury hotel makes for an ideal base for sightseeing tours of the National Museum, Wat Phnom, and the Central Market.

Raffles Hotel Le Royal houses two special restaurants, Elephant Bar and Writers Bar, an outdoor swimming pool, Raffles Spa and a 24-hour butler service. There are several shops on site selling gifts, souvenirs, books and newspapers, whilst the beautifully landscaped gardens provide a tranquil place to stroll and relax.

Restaurant Le Royal is the city’s most lavish dining venue and serves a fusion of Cambodian and French cuisine each evening, with Saturday brunch offering free-flow champagne and cocktails. Enjoy the famous Raffles afternoon tea in the Elephant Bar Phnom Penh, and in the evenings, sit out on the balcony under the stars sipping signature cocktails or premium spirits.

Welcoming guests since 1929, this grand and historic hotel is an ideal accommodation to stay in whilst visiting Phnom Penh as part of your luxury Cambodia holiday. 


The Property

Designed with Cambodian charm and elegance in mind, each of Raffles Hotel Le Royal’s 175 spacious rooms, suites, and apartments at Raffles Hotel Le Royal showcases the brand's reputation for the highest quality and luxurious indulgence. 

The Landmark Rooms, located in the original heritage building from 1929, feature high ceilings and large bathrooms with original claw-foot baths. The four Personality Suites are themed after well-known luminaries who have stayed at the hotel, with original memorabilia distinguishing each of these luxurious suites. Whether you’re travelling as a couple, with your family or solo, Raffles Hotel Le Royal will have a suitable room for all your needs.


The hotel offers swimming pools both for adults and children, state-of-the-art fitness facilities, rejuvenating spa facilities and convenience shops.


The hotel's restaurant serves French and Cambodian cuisine in the evening and a famous afternoon tea. Premium spirits and cocktails can be enjoyed in the Elephant Bar.

How this resort makes your trip more responsible

Raffles Hotel Le Royal is part of the Raffles Resorts & Hotels group, which set up the Rendering Encouragement, Assistance, Care and Hope (REACH) initiative in 1997. REACH is a program that aims to offer support to underprivileged children, arts and the environment in all the destinations where the Raffles operates.

Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh works closely with its sister property Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor in Siem Reap, by supporting schools and organisations which provide local children with education and opportunities. The hotel also works with Pack for Purpose, which is a campaign that encourages travellers to pack their luggage with supplies to donate to disadvantaged children in local communities.

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