If visiting the ruins of Angkor in Cambodia isn’t on your bucket list then it really should be. Stay at the beautiful and secluded boutique hotel of Jaya House River Park and be perfectly situated between Angkor and the town of Siem Reap.
The hotel can be found nestled along the Siem Reap River surrounded by trees and stunning tropical gardens. You are a 6-minute tuk-tuk journey from Siem Reap city centre and 5 minutes to Angor. A complimentary tuk-tuk ride from the airport delivers you to the hotel in just 15 minutes.
Siem Reap, the resort town, known as the gateway to Angkor is a chic haven packed with fine dining restaurants, excellent shopping and a fabulous creative cultural scene. The hotel run several excursions to the incredible ancient Angkorian Temples as well as to Siem Reap and several other delightful local villages.
Style & Character
The resort feels like a luxurious hideaway, a wonderful sense of calm and tranquillity envelopes you as you arrive. Its secluded location means you find yourself in a stunning tropical oasis. Inside the décor is contemporary and elegant with a scattering of vintage items and local artwork making the place very Instagrammable!
Service & Facilities
There are two swimming pools; relax under the soothing waterfalls in one, while the other is a stunning futuristic lap pool lined with sparkling silver tiles – by day it glistens in the sun and at night it’s beautifully lit to create almost a mirror image of the stars above. Pay a trip to the Riverpark Spa to indulge in a massage with hand-crafted aromatic oils before relaxing in the steam room. The hotel provides a complimentary tuk-tuk service, you’re even given a phone so you can call for your return journey. The local staff are truly exceptional; they are meticulous, always present when you need them and are genuinely happy to be here, it’s no exaggeration to say that they really make your stay special and memorable. The hotel values its ethical and eco credentials; this is one luxury hotel that you need feel no guilt about staying in as it’s a shining example of responsible tourism. They aim to be totally plastic-free, participate in a local tree planting initiative and donate a percentage of their profits to local charities, among their many impressive schemes and projects.
There are 36 rooms in this intimate hotel. They all benefit from either a balcony or direct access to the garden and pool. The beds are extra-comfy, you have a proper coffee machine in your room or you can brew a handmade and home-grown tea, the minibar is complimentary and for your tech needs there’s Bluetooth connectivity and complimentary wifi. Pick from a Deluxe Room, Junior Suite or Junior Pool Suite. The Suites have living areas and some also include outdoor showers. but if budget allows, the four Junior Pool Suites boast their own private plunge pools which are totally divine.
Food & Drink
All-day-dining with a mixture of local and international cuisine is served in the unique TrurKuon restaurant that is quite literally part of the environment; it’s built around a tree, the trunk of which is now inside while the branches cleverly shade the bar above. As the sun sets make your way to the rooftop Sky Bar, their swinging day beds are surely the most comfortable spot from which to enjoy your evening drinks.
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