We review the best executive club lounges at hotels and the best airline lounges at the airport (PNH) in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, separately.
If you want to stay in luxury in Phnom Penh and Cambodia, if budget allows, you should consider staying at one of the best luxury hotels. These include Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh which is near Phnom Penh International Airport (PNH).
Wherever you decide to stay, Cambodia, or elsewhere, be sure to take advantage of our free upgrades, free breakfasts, and free perks at almost every luxury hotel around the world, including Four Seasons, Hyatt, Fairmont, InterContinental and more. Just book your stay via our luxury travel concierge.
I have compiled a list below containing the club lounges available across luxury hotels in Phnom Penh and the airport. I list the lounges that I consider to be the best of the best. I will be reviewing each of these hotel club lounges in detail so that you know what you’ll get if you book a room with club lounge access, or get upgraded to a club lounge for free because of your loyalty status.
1. Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra
The Sofitel is one of the Phnom Penh’s leading luxury hotels combining French colonial style with excellent service, good rooms, and two large swimming pools, one with a pool-side bar to cool down in, a sports club, restaurants and a beautiful garden.
The hotel is located about 2 km south of the Royal Palace, very close to the Russian embassy. The main foyer of the hotel is huge with the bar on the left side and the check-in & concierge desks at the back. Rooms are generously sized and very comfortable with a bed and a living room area with a sofa and an armchair, flat screen tv, etc.
The Club Millésime at hotel Sofitel Phnom Penh is one of the best hotel club lounges at hotels in Phnom Penh and is exclusively offered to Club and Suite guests.
The lounge offers a luxury setting with additional five-star services. Be spoiled for choice with a large collection of tea & coffee, gastronomical delights, and free-flow sparkling wine, all included for free in this lounge. The lounge itself has a very chic atmosphere and the free breakfast is very good with buffet and hot breakfast items to order. There is tea and coffee with cakes in the afternoon and cocktails, wines, and snacks during the happy hour from 6 to 8 pm. All are excellent and the food is fresh.
The lounge includes complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks & mineral water, free use of the club meeting room, a selection of newspapers and magazines, a business center and concierge services, complimentary WiFi, complimentary shoe shining service, personalized express check-in, and check-out, complimentary late check-out until 4 pm and a panoramic view of the city. The opening hours are 6 am to 11 pm with breakfast from 6 am to 10:30 am and wine tasting from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.
To get Club Millésime access, you need to book a suite or buy Club Millésime access. Book via our luxury travel concierge to get extra free benefits at this and other luxury hotels.
2. Raffles Hotel Le Royal Phnom Penh
While Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra has a club lounge, when comparing this Sofitel vs Raffles Hotel Le Royal in Phnom Penh, Raffles is best for luxury.
Raffles Hotel Le Royal has been Phnom Penh’s premier luxury address since opening in 1929. A restoration project has returned the hotel to its original colonial grandeur with five luxurious restaurants and bars on-site.
Besides serving the Jacqueline Kennedy menu, Restaurant Le Royal offers Royal Khmer cuisine with menus crafted by the Royal Palace. The Elephant Bar has welcomed many legendary visitors; its signature Femme Fatale cocktail was created to mark Jacqueline Kennedy’s 1967 visit to Cambodia. Two swimming pools, set in lush, tropical gardens, provide a welcome respite after a day spent exploring this vibrant city.
Book a Landmark Rooms or Suite, Personality Suites, and the Le Royal Suite which is in the original 1929 building and has 14-foot ceilings and original clawfoot baths.
Raffles Hotel Le Royal is one of the best hotels in Phnom Penh. Book a stay here with our luxury travel concierge and you will get the following free benefits*:
- Welcome beverage, chilled towel, and traditional Kroma on arrival
- Upgrade to next category on arrival, subject to availability
- Daily Buffet for two persons per bedroom
- A complimentary 60-minute massage for up to two people, per room, once during stay
- Invitation to enjoy a 30-minute Hotel Heritage Tour – on request to suit travelers schedule
- Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
*benefits offered correct at the time of writing but may be amended at the hotel’s discretion.
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